Miguel and Joey Bada$$ to headline Ryerson’s Sundown Music Festival: Just announced shows

The Ryerson Student Union concert also brings The Skins, Sean Leon, the Sorority and more


You know when the Ryerson Student Union announces the lineup for a music event – which by now are well-reputed for their surprise Drake and Future appearances – you can expect it’s likely not the full picture. 

Sundown, RSU’s beginning-of-the-school-year throwdown, has already announced headliner Joey Bada$$, along with support from Brooklyn band The Skins, buzzy local rappers Sean Leon and The Sorority plus DJs Jayemkayem and Intrinity. 

But – you guessed it – that’s not all. Today, NOW is announcing the other co-headliner for Sundown: Miguel. 

The rock-influenced R&B star should get Sundown – which takes place in the parking lot across from Rebel – pretty heated, no matter the early-fall forecast. 

He joins Brooklyn hip-hop classicist Joey Bada$$, who’s making his first Toronto appearance since his scheduled show with Logic at Echo Beach was cancelled due to “unforeseen circumstances” that just about everybody interpreted as “stared at a total eclipse with no glasses.”  

So far, no solar events (other than Sundown) are scheduled for Friday, September 22. 

Across from Rebel (20 Polson), Friday, September 22. $25 adv., $30 at the door. universe.com/sundown.

More Just-Announced Toronto Shows

Caribbean Relief and Rhythms: Exco Levi, Kerwin Du Bois, Lyrikal, DJs D’Bandit, Dr. Jay, Starting from Scratch Phoenix Concert Theatre doors 8 pm. $20-$50. ticketgateway.com. September 27.

Ascot Royals, Aviator Shades, The Vidos The Hideout doors 8 pm. $11.28. September 28.

Mike Gordon (Phish) Phoenix Concert Theatre doors 8:30 pm. $28. ticketweb.ca. September 30.

Young Hearts, Kingdom of Birds, Ryland Dinneen, Francis Less Bar 7 pm, all ages. PWYC. October 3. 

Harry Potter And The Chamber Of Secrets Sony Centre 7:30 pm. $49-$99. sonycentre.ca. October 12-14.

King Cuddy, The Shuvs Rivoli doors 9 pm. $8-$10. ticketfly.com. October 13.

Tribute to Etta James: Crystal Shawanda, Cheryl Lescom, Quisha Wint, Shahi Teruko, Jesse O’Brien Hugh’s Room Live 8:30 pm. $35-$38. hughsroomlive.com. October 13.

Turning Point: A Man Called Warwick, Senor Vishal The Garrison doors 10 pm. $10 before 11 pm, $15 after. October 14.

Scenic Route to Alaska, GOOD KID, The Danger Bees The Garrison doors 8 pm. $12-$15. ticketfly.com. October 21.

The Songs of Nick Drake: Don Kerr, Valery Gore, Emm Gryner, Jason Mercer, Justin Nozuka and others Church of the Holy Trinity 8 pm. $35. tinyurl.com/nickdrake2017. October 21.

Tribute to Peter Tosh: House of David Gang, Circle 5 and others Lee’s Palace 9 pm. $12-$15. annex.snapd.com. October 21.

Levonfest: Lorded, Bella Clava, Ron Hawkins And The Do Good Assassins, Katey Morley, Betty Stew Horseshoe doors 3 pm. $20. ticketfly.com. October 22.

Jessie J The Mod Club doors 7 pm, all ages. $40. ticketfly.com. October 23. 

Gabrielle Shonk Adelaide Hall doors 7 pm. $15. On sale September 21. ticketmaster.ca, livenation.com. October 25. 

Unsound: Halloween High: Jlin, The Unsound Toronto Ensemble plays Under The Skin score Sony Centre 8 pm. $35-$85. Two show pass, $56-$136. ticketmaster.ca. October 27.

FOREVER ’99 HALLOWEEN FREAKOUT: PROZZÄK, Green Velvet, Culture Shock, Christopher Lawrence, Mickey Finn, Addy and Mark Oliver 401 Mini Indy 9 pm. $35.40-$44.25. halloweenfreakout.com. October 28.

Unsound: Halloween Hangover: Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein play Stranger Things, GAS (Wolfgang Voigt), Księzyc Sony Centre 8 pm. $35-$85. Two show pass, $56-$136. ticketmaster.ca. November 3.

Tommy Youngsteen plays Born In The Usa The Rec Room doors 9 pm. $15-$20. therecroom.com. November 3. 

Lil Yachty Rebel Postponed. Doors 8 pm, all ages. $29.50. ticketmaster.ca. November 5.

Modern English Adelaide Hall doors 7 pm. $23.50-$27. rotate.com, soundscapesmusic.comticketfly.com. November 8. 

XXYYXX, Chrome Sparks (DJ) Velvet Underground 11 pm. ticketweb.ca. November 10.

Pet Symmetry Sneaky Dee’s doors 6 pm, all ages. ticketfly.com, rotate.com, soundscapesmusic.com. November 10.

The Kents Horseshoe doors 9 pm. $10. ticketfly.com, rotate.com, soundscapesmusic.com. November 17.

The Souljazz Orchestra Lee’s Palace 8:30 pm. $20. sjonov17.eventbrite.ca. November 17.

Action Bronson Rebel 8 pm, all ages. $34. ticketmaster.ca. November 19.

Dua Lipa Rebel doors 7 pm, all ages. $25-$50. ticketmaster.ca, livenation.com. November 22.

Cat Clyde Drake Hotel doors 8 pm. $10.50. ticketfly.com, rotate.com, soundscapesmusic.com. November 25.

Destiny 24-Year Anniversary: Andy C, Marcus Visionary, Lush, Mr Brown, Polaris Opera House 10 pm. $31-$50. destinyevents.electrostub.com. November 25.

Baio The Garrison doors 8 pm. $15. ticketfly.com, rotate.com, soundscapesmusic.com. November 27.

Elliot Moss The Garrison Postponed. Doors 8 pm. $15. ticketfly.com. November 30.

Steel Panther Rebel 7 pm. $36.50. ticketmaster.ca. December 6.

Alvvays The Mod Club Fifth show added. Doors 8 pm. $22.50. ticketfly.com. December 12. 

The Tenors Christmas Together Sony Centre doors 7 pm. $50.50-$126. ticketmaster.ca, livenation.com. December 12.

Destroyer, Mega Bog Phoenix Concert Theatre doors 8 pm. $26.50-$31.50.  ticketfly.com, rotate.com, soundscapesmusic.com. January 22, 2018.

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Rebel doors 7:30 pm. $33.50-$46. ticketmaster.ca. February 6, 2018.

Coin Mod Club doors 7 pm, all ages. $25. On sale September 22. ticketmaster.ca, livenation.com. February 16, 2018.

G3: Joe Satriani, John Petrucci (Dream Theater), Phil Collen (Def Leppard) Massey Hall doors 6 pm. $39.50-$119. On sale September 22. ticketmaster.ca, livenation.com. February 21, 2018.

L.A. Salami Drake Hotel doors 7:30 pm. $15. ticketfly.com, rotate.com, soundscapesmusic.com. April 1, 2018.

Echosmith, Banners Phoenix Concert Theatre November 5 show postponed. Doors 7 pm. $30.50-$50.50. livenation.com, ticketmaster.ca. New date April 22, 2018. 

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