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T.O. Music Notes

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 indie music non-profit's board is launching an independent investigation following an ex-staffer's allegations against Jonny Dovercourt more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Doug Ford, the newly elected Ontario premier, has announced a halt on a portion of the Ticket Sales Act, which was set to take effect July 1 more

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Drake, Jazz Cartier, Killy, Wondagurl and Mustafa The Poet have posted remembrances of the young Toronto rapper on social media 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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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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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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Samuel Engelking

Massey Hall is selling its iconic seats for $1,000 a pop. Buy a little piece of the 124-year-old venue before it closes for the final two years of 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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The Polaris Music Prize long list has been announced for 2018. NOW cover stars U.S. Girls, Daniel Ceasar and Charlotte Day Wilson made the cut and will vie with 37 other Canadian albums for the $50,000 prize. more

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APTN will soft launch ELMNT FM, its new radio station on 106.5FM, later this summer in Toronto. It will feature a mix of Indigenous and non-Indigenous music and talk programming. ELMNT will also launch in Ottawa on 95.7FM in mid-July. more

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Natalia Manzocco

Ticketfly, an online ticket selling outlet, has gone offline after a hack compromised client and customer information. While it conducts an internal investigation, many fans have flocked to physical outlets to buy tickets. more

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Nic Pouliot

Echo Beach has received multiple noise complaints as the venue's summer concert season has gotten into swing. Councillor Mike Layton says he has requested that the city monitors noise at the Ontario Place venue going forward. more

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Vincent McMillen

Charlotte Day Wilson and Work director Fantavious Fritz are using their $15,000 Prism Prize money to create a one-time grant for female music video directors. They're also donating a portion of it to a women's shelter. 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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GO commuters now have a soundtrack thanks to a new partnership between Sony Music Canada, Metrolinx and Spotify. GO Chill and Go Pop are each 50 songs and will refresh every week more

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The May 3 discussion features Mykki Blanco, Ciel (Cindy Li) and Bambii and will be hosted by NOW's Michelle da Silva more

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Jora Frantzis

The New York rapper is repping the 6ix in SoCal with high-contrast backing visuals created by director Sammy Rawal more

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NXNE has announed Jasmyn Burke, Cadence Weapon, Cone from Sum 41, Jim Cuddy, and Female Treble among the musicians and promoters who will hand-pick lineups for this year's festival as part of the Club Land Curator Series. more

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Kardinal Offishall debuted a new version of the 1998 Canadian hip-hop classic Northern Touch for the Toronto Raptors. The full new version dropped before the team's first playoff game against the Washington Wizards. more

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