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SAMUEL ENGELKING

The local community arts organization is celebrating its 20th birthday with a massive new headquarters on the waterfront, but it’s focused straight ahead Read more

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The College Street record shop's building has been sold, prompting another real-estate related music closure in Toronto Read more

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Frank Dukes' Parkscapes is available for sampling and licensing, with all the proceeds going back to the funding-slashed program Read more

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Josiah Vandien

Toronto artists who made the cut include Jessie Reyez, PUP, Dilly Dally, Charlotte Cornfield, LAL, Orville Peck, TOBi, Fucked Up and Shawn Mendes Read more

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They're not an obvious choice for civic celebration, but to the artists playing the Pillars Picnic the concrete monoliths' disappearance represents how we treat our concrete heritage. Read more

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Taking place over four days concurrent to mainstream Pride, the indie fest promises underground vibes and zero corporate funding Read more

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Taking place at Boyd Conservation Park in Vaughan this August, the event will combine bands and cannabis culture, within the limits of the law Read more

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Marie Wynants

Toronto's 500 Keele Warehouse venue has shut its doors. May concerts including Ben UFO and Charlotte de Witte have all been relocated from the Junction warehouse space. Read more

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Toronto record shop June Records is opening June Space – a response to the city’s venue crisis. Read more

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Storytellers is Canada’s first Indigenous music library and it’s looking for more Indigenous talent to add to its roster Read more

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Cadence Weapon, Jessie Reyez and Daniel Caesar are among this year's nominees for the $15,000 award Read more

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The basement Toronto party venue the Shop is reopening this weekend, with many of the same parties that already called it home – plus a bunch of new DJs and new ideas. Read more

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Much, the former music channel (once known as MuchMusic) will play a single hour of retro music videos instead of the regular seven hours. Read more

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Maggie MacDonald's apocalyptic space comedy podcast No One Receiving features Owen Pallett, Laura Barrett, Fucked Up's Mike Haliechuk and many more. Hear the first clip here. Read more

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Morrissey has ended his seal hunt-related boycott of Canada, launching a full tour that includes two nights at the Sony Centre in Toronto. Read more

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Two days after the 18th anniversary of its launch, Toronto hip-hop radio station Flow 93-5 has re-adopted the moniker it's used since 2001. Read more

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Rising Regent Park rapper Lil Berete was sent a cease-and-desist by TCHC about the videos shot at the housing project he lives at with his mom – some of which have topped 1 million views. Read more

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The acquisition includes ownership of Danforth Music Hall and gives the major promoter a leg-up in the city's mid-level concert market Read more

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The RCMP has charged Yaroslav Pastukhov in connection with an international drug-trafficking scheme that landed a young Toronto musician behind bars in Australia. Read more

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Kate Killet

After running annually since 2013, Toronto's Field Trip Music & Arts Festival will take 2019 off, with the aim of returning in 2020. Read more

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