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Fighting against the city’s venue crisis, Future Peers, Witch Prophet and VERSA are throwing a multi-disciplinary show at the former home of Whippersnapper Gallery. more

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Tanja-Tiziana

The 10-year-old goth club's owner says a major rent hike is to blame more

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Sled Island's 12th edition in Calagary proved that Toronto festivals could learn a thing or two from this festival, that puts music ahead of branding. more

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Michael Watier

The Cadillac Lounge is not closing. The building had been sold and there were lots of goodbyes, but after months of delays the Parkdale bar and music venue is not going anywhere. more

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Massey Hall is about to close for the last phase of a $142-million renovation and is scheduled to reopen in 2020. Before the Toronto concert hall darkens, we gathered memories from throughout the venue's 124 years from Buffy Sainte-Marie, Peaches and more

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Samuel Engelking

Massey Hall, Toronto's landmark 124-year-old venue is about to close for a massive $142-million renovation. Here's what you can expect when it reopens in 2020. more

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Double Double Land has closed after nine years in Kensington Market. The DIY venue threw one last show with Mary Ocher, Lief Hall, Bile Sister and the Canadian Romantic. more

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From 1991 to 1994, Wednesday nights at the Cameron House were a platform for some of today’s most talented singers, DJs, artists, directors and poets, including Director X and Divine Brown Twenty-five years later, Queen West has never been the same. 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. more

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Michael Watier

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

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The long-standing venue will shut its doors on April 15 more

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Owner Steve Mitchell says the new owner won't be using the space for live music but that it will be "good for Kensington" more

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Vegan café and punk venue D-Beatstro at 1292 Bloor West, Toronto

Michael Rancic

Before its final festival, musicians lament the end of a vital venue more

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Mayor John Tory declared February 7 a day to celebrate the UK punk band, while "Music City" still faces real and present issues more

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As the Bathurst club turns four, Smye takes stock of gender parity behind the decks, competition from DIY parties and vanishing music venues more

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Samuel Engelking

The collective of local DJs and promoters thinks the city can be the next Berlin 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 more

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Vegan café and punk venue D-Beatstro at 1292 Bloor West, Toronto

Michael Rancic

Finding themselves on the hook for costly renovations, the owners decided to go out on their own terms. more

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Tanja-Tiziana

From vanishing (and reappearing) venues to the Indigenous Next Wave, these are the most fascinating stories we've been following this year more

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Samuel Engelking

After a decade in storage, the iconic spinning records are finally lit up for public view at Yonge-Dundas Square – but the saga continues more

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