Most notably, Scottish rock band The Jesus and Mary Chain will celebrate the 30th anniversary of gorgeous LP Psychocandy in Toronto. And then Detroit. And then Chicago, Dallas, Austin, Denver, Vancouver, Seattle, and San Fransisco. But it will be um, very special.
While it didn't make it on to the list this month, the ongoing winter monthly Sunday Afternoon Social parties is always a good bet for chilled out day time dancing, and a good winter replacement for the summer Promise Cherry Beach events. Last year's run proved that there are indeed a lot of people looking to get down on a Sunday afternoon at a downtown loft party.
Here are my picks for the best places to dance in Toronto this February.
With that comes better performance, but less spontaneity - although the best battlers can do both. Leagues have popped up all over the world: Smack/URL and GrindTime (RIP) in the USA, Don't Flop in the UK and Got Beef? in Australia, but arguably the biggest one of all is Toronto's own King of the Dot (KOTD). On February 7/8 they'll be hosting their biggest event to date: Blackout 5.
In this spirit, here are my picks for top rap battles in Toronto of al time.