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Richard Trapunski

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. more

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Mari Santos

Big3's halfcourt three-on-three games, played by retired NBA players, are not broadcast in Canada, but that didn't stop nearly 10,000 fans from showing up at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Radiohead Toronto concert review: It was a powerful and bittersweet night at Scotiabank Arena as the band returned to the city for the first time since the stage collapse tragedy and the first show in a decade. more

Concert reviews

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Samuel Engelking

This year's 10 Polaris Prize short list contenders include albums from Daniel Caesar, U.S. Girls, Pierre Kwenders, Jeremy Dutcher, Snotty Nose Rez Kids and more. more

Features

A roundup of our favourite Toronto songs and videos of the week: A pair of premieres from CARES and Fond, a new video from Witch Prophet and Lido Pimienta, one from Shad, and a whole playlist of great new local music. more

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Renaud Philippe / FEQ

A review of the first three days of Festival D'ete de Quebec, featuring The Weeknd, Neil Young, Future, Lil Yachty, Killy, Yamantaka // Sonic Titan. The sprawling, eclectic Quebec City festival should be on the radar of music fans across the country. more

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Part of the trilogy based on Dante's Divine Comedy hints at big themes but comes across as heavy-handed and clichéd more

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Storyteller's mile-a-minute trip through his insomnia-ridden psyche is ultimately life-affirming more

Theatre

Janelle Monáe, Radiohead, Lauryn Hill and Erykah Badu are included in the best Toronto concerts this summer. Plus, Nano Mutek provides a tease for Mutek Festival in Montreal, and the final Warped Tour ever rolls through town. 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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Samuel Engelking

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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New Toronto music from Mimico, whose new self-titled EP is premiering here. Plus: the new collaboration from The Darcys and July Talk's Leah Fay, a harmony-rich Wild Rivers song and a playlist of 20 fresh tracks. more

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Kate Killet

NXNE 2018 reviews: Our critics spent the week in venues throughout Toronto, catching shows by Ryan Hemsworth, RYAN Playground, Tokyo Police Club's Dave Monks, LA Timpa and more. more

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Massey Hall turned 124 and threw a CanCon celebration featuring Jim Cuddy, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Joel Plaskett, Whitehorse, Sam Roberts and others. That got us thinking about the venue's past, present and future before it closes for renovation. 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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NXNE 2018 preview: With a return to club-hopping and free shows at Yonge-Dundas Square, the opportunity for discovery is back too for the Toronto music festival. Here's how to get the most out of your wristband. more

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The Best Toronto Concerts of June 2018: Field Trip, NXNE, Toronto Jazz Festival and Pride take over festival season, while Kendrick Lamar and Jack White roll into town. Plus: celebrate Massey Hall with a packed bill of Canadian musicians. more

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Samuel Engelking

Find over 60 events including concerts, food festivals, outdoor movies and more in NOW's annual Hot Summer Guide. more

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Festival Lingua Franca has unveiled its lineup of bands with non-white members. "The goal is to showcase that rock music is so much more diverse than the stereotypical image of four white dudes playing blues rock," says Daniel G. Wilson more

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