The Sunnyside Pavilion was closed for renovations all year, and Fort York hosted far fewer dance music events than in previous years. The Electronic Nation partnership between concert promoter giant Live Nation and pioneering rave promoters Destiny also came to an end. But as with all endings, these changes also meant new beginnings, as well as opportunities for party veterans to demonstrate why they've lasted so long.
Here are my picks for the top bands named after Toronto neighbourhoods and landmarks.
The decision opens the door for the station to begin broadcasting (on the 1280 channel) in January 2016. The station is set to produce 126 weekly hours of programming, focusing on both music and spoken word.