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Flaming Lips, The Roots to play free concerts in Toronto

Posted by Alice Prendergast / May 6, 2015

PANAMANIA torontoThis summer the Pan Am Games are taking over Toronto with PANAMANIA. While the event is focused on sports, there's a whole lot else going on too. During the Games, Toronto will play host to over 1,300 artists and 250 exhibitions for a 35 day arts and culture celebration.

Needless to say, there will be no shortage of things to do in the city come July.

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Jazz Cartier is the new darling of Toronto hip hop

Posted by Staff / May 5, 2015

Jazz CartierThe most haunting song on Jazz Cartier's debut album was recorded at 5 o'clock in the morning after Nuit Blanche. The all-night art thing bled into a Kensington house party, which poured into a spontaneous studio session.

"Have you ever felt alone in your skin?" Cartier wonders on the track, numb as the last two Toronto winters. "Ain't no need to take another hit 'cause I can't feel nothin'."

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Drake opens members only club at the ACC

Posted by Natalia Manzocco / May 4, 2015

sher clubWe all know Drake is a legendary softie, but his latest project pretty much proves it (that is, if the videos of his mom talking about how sensitive he is didn't accomplish that already). The rapper just unveiled Sher Club, a brand-new members-only establishment in the ACC - which he named after his grandparents, Rueben and Evelyn Sher. (Aw.)

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The top 10 free concerts and music festivals in Toronto

Posted by Ryan Ayukawa / May 2, 2015

free concerts torontoFree concerts and music festivals in Toronto have always been welcome, but particularly since the festival scene has become richer and richer (ahem, how much was that wristband, again?). Music in Toronto is as diverse as the city's neighbourhoods, and thankfully you don't need to make a six figure salary to enjoy it all.

Here are my picks for the top annual free music events in Toronto.

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The Tranzac dreams up new ways to stay afloat

Posted by Ryan Ayukawa / May 2, 2015

Tranzac TorontoTucked off of Bloor on Brunswick Avenue in the Annex, the Tranzac originated in 1965 as the Australian, New Zealand Anzac Club and is currently one of Toronto's few remaining non-profit member supported art-spaces.

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The top concerts in Toronto for May 2015

Posted by M.K. Newton / May 1, 2015

concerts toronto mayMay is looking to be a very busy month for concerts in Toronto. Festival season gets underway, but in addition to the beginning of what will be a very busy few months for major music events, there's a host of one-off concerts worth your time and money.

These are the Toronto concerts I'm most looking forward to in May 2015. For additional suggestions, check out our roundup of dance parties and our top picks for CMW.

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