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Music

The Beaches might be getting a huge new concert venue

Posted by Amy Grief / July 19, 2016

Greenwood RacewayThe Beaches isn't exactly known for its thriving nightlife. But that could all change soon. The Champions Greenwood offtrack betting outlet at 1661 Queen St. E., might be transformed into a live entertainment venue.

There's currently a development application sitting with the city and it's aiming to make some minor adjustments to the existing space in order to turn it into a venue with a 2,700-person capacity.

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Your guide to WayHome 2016

Posted by Amy Grief / July 19, 2016

wayhomeWayHome may not be in Toronto, but we've adopted the Oro-Medonte-area festival as our own. And if the city feels emptier than usual this upcoming weekend, it's probably because everyone's partying at the Burl's Creek Event Ground. Gates open at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 21 so you can start setting up before the music begins, and the ferris wheel starts spinning, the next day.

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Blame the new condo if you can't dance at your local bar

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / July 17, 2016

The Steady TorontoHow many times have you heard of a neighbourhood covered in fun bars and restaurants slowly taken over by towering condos? Then to the surprise of nobody, noise complaints start rolling in. Slowly but surely patios are restricted, bars close down, and the once thriving nightlife of a neighbourhood is squashed by the very people who wanted to move into the area to begin with.

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Toronto music festivals need more free water stations

Posted by Amy Grief / July 16, 2016

water music festivalsAs Mother Mother took the stage at the inaugural NXNE Festival in the Toronto Port Lands, many concertgoers might have been calling out for water, water.

Lauren Yee, 25, travelled from Waterloo to Toronto to attend the weekend-long concert. She was excited about the lineup, which included Father John Misty and Ghostface Killah. Since the forecast called for hot and sunny weather, some of her friends brought reusable water bottles along with them in order to stay hydrated.

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Toronto shuts down popular annual house party

Posted by Amy Grief / July 14, 2016

159 manningNo fun Toronto is back at it again. This time, it's shutting down the seventh annual 159 Manning BBQ, which was slated to happen this Saturday, July 16 from noon to 11 p.m.

Residents at the Dundas West-area house have been throwing parties and concerts for years, but this is the first time the city's shut one down.

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Dudebox is changing the way Toronto parties

Posted by Phil Villeneuve / July 9, 2016

dudebox torontoIf you haven't been to a Dudebox party in Toronto yet, you have no idea what kind of magic you're missing out on.

What started as a series of house parties in a Spadina Avenue loft in 2007 has now morphed into a beast of social activism and marque nightlife events. These are massive, grimy dance parties thrown in unconventional spaces across Toronto. Party people can get down on it and do something really good for the world - without even trying or even necessarily knowing it.

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