Radar: Invisible Allies, The Groove Stew, Eastern-Euro "Full Moon Party," White Cowbell Oklahoma, Alaniaris, Jane Coop, and a Day To Remember
SATURDAY, MARCH 19TH
EVENT | cirQlar Presents: INVISIBLE ALLIES Feat. Bluetech & KiloWatts
CirQlar, dubbed as a "proud supporter of Bass Culture and Circus Arts", presents a true happening at The Great Hall tonight. Featured artists are Invisible Allies, the musical partnership of West Coast ambient/downtempo artist, Bluetech, and Philadelphia electro artist KiloWatts. Other electronic artists and DJs will be featured, such as T-Minus, Hans Ohm, Kadmon, and more. Taking it up a notch into the mutli-sensory region will be projected works by experimental filmmaker Dee Shanger, live visuals by Siren Sativa, and a host of live circus-oriented performers, dancers, balloon sculptors, and more.
The Great Hall (1087 Queen Street West) 8PM $25 adv / $35 door
CLUBS | THE GROOVE STEW @ the DRAKE UNDERGROUND
The Groove Stew comes to life at The Drake tonight. TO's newest dance party launches, with its very respectable musical mission: to provide you with that special blend, that delicate musical balance they call "FUTURETROhipINDIEgrooveHOP"!
The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen Street West) 10PM
MUSIC | Eastern-Euro "Full Moon Party" @ Bread & Circus
Eastern European musical mayhem and madness are going down tonight at Bread and Circus! This "Full Moon Party" promises to be an experience. The father of "Neoism", Istvan Kantor, will perform this evening, with his group, Red Armband, joined on the bill by Gypsy-punk provocateurs Worldly Savages. DJ Gypsy Viking will provide support with lots of Eastern low end, and Balkan/Gypsy/Euro vibes.
Bread and Circus (299 Augusta Avenue) 10PM $10
MUSIC | White Cowbell Oklahoma @ Lee's Palace
While White Cowbell Oklahoma might not be known for championing Feminism or 'Political Correctness', they are known for a kick-ass stage show (which incorporates scantily-clad females), and for knowing how to Rock - old school style. If you've been thinking you could use "more Cowbell", why not join them tonight? You'll also catch Spitfist and Dead Queen Bitch as openers.
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor Street West) 9PM $15
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SUNDAY, MARCH 20TH
MUSIC | Jane Coop, piano - Mooredale Concerts
The New York Daily News referred to Canadian pianist Jane Coop as "[a]n artist of unusual distinction". She grew up in Calgary, and has been on the radar of the Classical Music world since winning First Prize in the CBC's Young Performers competition at the age of 19. Since then, she has studied with the best, including Canada's Anton Kuerti, and has performed all over the world. Her performance this afternoon will include Beethoven and Scriabin.
Walter Hall, Edward Johnson Building (80 Queen's Park) 3:15PM $30 / $25
MUSIC | Danny Michel @ The Drake Hotel
Another exciting Sunday night of music at the Drake, featuring Danny Michel, whose track, "Feather, Fur, and Fin" is featured on David Suzuki's celebratory 75th BDay compilation, "Playlist For The Planet". Danny Michel has been nominated for "Best New Artist" at the Juno Awards, and has maintained a busy schedule of writing, touring and recording, which has been augmented lately to also include producing, and (briefly) hosting a radio show on the CBC's Radio One.
The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen Street West) 9PM $15 ($45 with dinner)
MUSIC | A Day To Remember/Bring Me The Horizon/We Came As Romans/Pierce The Veil
Should be a full house at this heavy all-ages gig tonight! Florida's own, A Day To Remember, will be headlining this barn-burner. Their style has been described as an original mix of pop-punk and hardcore/metalcore which gives their songwriting extra dynamics and an original sound. British metalcore band Bring Me The Horizon is also on the bill, as well as post-hardcore bands We Came As Romans, and Pierce The Veil.
The Sound Academy (11 Polson Street) 6PM $27-$37
MUSIC | Continuum presents Step, Turn, Kick...
Continuum Music brings the dynamic of dance into their program for this evening's concert. Four Canadian composers, Cassandra Miller, Linda C. Smith, Nicolas Gilbert and Lori Freedman have each separately created what has now become a movement in a the work titled "Ensuite", alluding to the 'dance suite' of the Baroque era. Another dance-inspired musical work, "John Jenkins" by Marc Sabat will also be featured.
The Music Gallery (197 John Street) 8PM $25 ($15 students)
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