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Tanja-Tiziana

From Pusha T's Danforth Music Hall brawl to Gordon Lightfoot calling last call at Massey Hall (for now), these Toronto concerts resonated beyond the stage. Read more

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Toronto music venue Adelaide Hall is rebranding as RADIO. MRG will continue to book live music, while new owner Noel Copeman promises to give the Entertainment District venue "more of a personality" and book late-night cover bands on weekends. Read more

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British producer Sophie comes to Toronto to play a set with lots of hype, Aqua and Prozzäk's nostalgia overload, plus a few more outdoor festivals and lots more coming your way this month. Read more

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Drake and Migos come to Toronto in August (but no OVO Fest?), along with David Byrne, Beach House, The National and others; plus Manifesto, Veld and Caribbean Carnival festivals. Read more

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Michael Watier

Toronto bar and music venue Cadillac Lounge was set to close and open with new owners in April, but legal issues gave it an unexpected afterlife. Now it will reopen under the new name Blind Faith. Read more

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Michael Watier

Parkdale bar and music club's new owner will continue to host live bands Read more

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Matt Barnes

Born Ruffians are following in the footsteps of Alvvays and Daniel Caesar and are choosing multiple nights at Lee's Palace over one at a bigger venue like Danforth Music Hall or Massey Hall. Here's why. Read more

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Samuel Engelking

From investing in music hubs to reviewing Toronto's music city partnership with Austin, these are the threads to follow across the venue crisis this year Read more

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R. Jeanette Martin

Less Bar will put specific emphasis on space for people of colour, female-identified, trans and queer people Read more

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Michael Watier

Owner Sam Grosso confirms the Parkdale building is for sale and he's in the process of trying to find the right buyer Read more

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During its June 23 to July 2 run, the fest delivers big-name headliners and ups its free programming in Yorkville Read more

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Mike Watier

With more and more high-energy acts getting booked at seated venues, what exactly are the rules around standing up at shows? Read more

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Samuel Engelking

Legendary Toronto promoter Ron Nelson, Michie Mee, Dream Warriors, Kardinal Offishall, DJ Mastermind and others on the 100-year-old venue's enduring impact on Canadian hip-hop Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Ahead of the council's next meeting, we look at what it is and how it could help Read more

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Seven44 has been locked out by its landlord, while Ratio has chosen to cease operations Read more

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Zach Slootsky

Sexual violence can happen to anyone, but marginalized people are the least likely to get help when they need it Read more

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The 100-year-old live music venue, housed in the old Masonic Temple building, will relaunch during the Toronto Jazz Festival and continue to operate year-round Read more

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The concept extends to his new solo album, Impermanence – and to the house concert he's bringing to Toronto on Saturday Read more

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Tanja-Tiziana

A snail's-pace city council and lack of diversity and access are destroying our biggest cultural export Read more

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A government crackdown on online-concert-ticket resales only scratches the surface Read more

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