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Weekend events in Toronto August 11-13 2017

Taste of the Danforth, one of the Canada's biggest street festivals, returns to Toronto this weekend. It's just one of the many events happening in the city, so get out there because it's actually supposed to feel like summer. Hurray!

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    • August 11
      Shawn Mendes makes hits and he's bringing this tour around the world. Don't miss his Toronto stop as it'll be a homecoming moment like no other.
      Air Canada Centre
    • August 11
      You don't have to walk 1,000 miles to see Michelle Branch, she's performing right here in Toronto this weekend!
      The Phoenix Concert Theatre
    • August 11
      The latest Redbull Sound Select party was curated by Wavelength and it's happening on a boat. It will feature performances from Cadence Weapon, Greys, Tika the Creator, Vallens and more. 
      River Gambler
    • August 12
      Fitz and the Tantrums and James Arthur open for radio hit makers OneRepublic.
      Budweiser Stage
    • August 12
      Experience this night of songs, storytelling, sing-a-longs and an endless list of special guests at this concert starring Toronto gem Ronley Tepper.
      The Dakota Tavern
    • August 12
      Celebrate the reveal of Collective Arts Series 8 labels, featuring 63 artists and musicians from around the world. There'll be live art, music and brewery tours.
      Collective Arts Brewing
    • August 13
      Earth, Wind & Fire and CHIC ft. Nile Rodgers on tour? Together? The volume of funk, soul, disco and pop during this two-hour show will be a workout for your mind and body.
      Air Canada Centre
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    • August 11
      Bringing brains, jocks, basket cases and princesses together for over 30 years, The Breakfast Club is a quintessential 80s classic that gets better with age. This is a special quote-along screening.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • August 12
      Catch a free movie under the stars and by the lake with Two Ways to Heaven; an Ethiopian-Canadian film based on true events, filmed in Hamilton and Ethiopia.
      Harbourfront Centre Concert Stage
    • August 12
      Bring your blanket and relax on the beautiful grounds of the Aga Khan Museum to watch Happy Feet for free, under the stars.
      Aga Khan Museum
    • August 13
      Director of TIFF Cinematheque Jesse Wente introduces this intriguing noir drama that pairs Ida Lupino with the great French star Jean Gabin.
      TIFF Bell Lightbox
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    • August 11
      Beam Me Up is a disco jam that celebrates the underrated and the obscure of funk, jazz, soul, boogie, rare groove, reggae, gospel and proto-house. The Patchouli Brothers and Cyclist spin.
    • August 11
      LayTheseKnight is Famous Players and Patrick McGuire and you can expect to hear house, hip hop, R&B and pop hits like you've never heard them before.
    • August 11
      Get down with your bad self to classic soul, R&B and funk with DJs spinning feel good music to make you shake rattle and roll all night long.
    • August 11
      It's time to let your monster loose with a special guest performance from NYC's Will Sheridan. There'll be go-go monsters, a smokey dance floor and a dark room upstairs.
      The Black Eagle Toronto
    • August 11
      Toronto's only French dance party is turning six this month with French pop, disco and house all night from DJ Phillippe, a performance from Jezebel Bardot, go go dancers.
      Milk Glass
    • August 12
      The Broadview hotel is finally ready to throw parties and this is the first big one with hip hop, dancehall, R&B, house, trap and reggae from DJs Stew Innes and Big Runt.
      The Broadview Hotel
    • August 12
      Reclaim your time, reclaim your summer with this sweaty dance party starring DJs Sammy Rawal, Diego Armand and Nino Brown.
      ROUND venue
    • August 12
      Christian Martin B2B Ardalan and Sydney Blue spin big dance tunes, techno and house for this mid-summer banger and collab with the Summerdaze party crew.
      Toronto, ON
    • August 12
      Beam Me Up DJs Cyclist and The Patchouli Brothers celebrate house music's creative ascendancy from disco and the impetus to all modern dance music at this party inside Toronto's brand new gaming and party complex.
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Jesse Milns


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