Boxing Day Special Festival & Food Drive.
The Garrison (1197 Dundas West) taps into the giving aspect of the season with a five-day music fest and food drive. For $2.99 plus two cans of food, catch Saffron Sect and Proof of Ghosts (Saturday, December 26) Bob Wiseman & His Films (Sunday, December 27) Tofu Meat and the Black Rainbows (Monday, December 28) Vowls and Danger Bay (Tuesday, December 29) and Pony Da Look and the Guest Bedroom (Wednesday, December 30). garrisontoronto.com
You can’t go wrong with five bands over five nights at the Drake Underground (1150 Queen West), especially when some of ’em are Young Flux and Styrofoam Ones (Saturday, December 26) Bishop Morocco and a DJ set by Holy Fuck (Sunday, December 27) the D’Urbervilles and Great Bloomers (Monday, December 28) Opopo and Pick a Piper (Tuesday, December 29) and Noah Pred and Pheek (Wednesday, December 30). drakehotel.ca.