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The sleek and soulful new soul-searching R&B video for Lincoln's song Closure is a strong foot forward for the Made In Sauga label, which aims to support and highlight musicians from Mississauga. more

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Vlad Podvorny

Historic Toronto venue El Mocambo is still under renovation, but the neon palms will be re-lit on November 15. more

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The Weeknd headlines Open HXOUSE's launch concert at Rebel. The launch will also feature panels featuring Swizz Beatz, Halsey, Nabil, Boi-1da and more. more

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R. Jeanette Martin

Toronto venue The Matador is going on sale. Even after securing a zoning certificate, owner Paul McCaughey's plans to re-open the 102-year-old ballroom have faltered again. 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. more

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Samuel Engelking

Tragically Hip members Rob Baker and Johnny Fay will join Choir! Choir! Choir! for a free show, celebrating legalization and commemorating the anniversary of Gord Downie's death. That leads this week's just announced Toronto concerts. more

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R. Jeanette Martin

The Matador, Toronto's historic and beleaguered speakeasy/music venue, has got its zoning, and now owner Paul McCaughey hopes it will open by March 2019 more

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Vincent McMillen

The MVP Project, a partnership between RBCxMusic and the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, which has acquired the Prism Prize, will provide production grants between $5,000 and $15,000. more

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Stuart Lowe; courtesy of Sistema

Doug Ford's government rescinded $500,000 in funding to after-school music program Sistema Toronto, and artists like Brendan Canning and Amy Millan have thoughts about it. more

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Tanja-Tiziana

Jonathan Bunce, better known as Jonny Dovercourt, has resumed as Wavelength's artistic director after an third-party inquiry found no evidence to support abuse allegations made by ex-employee Dorice Tepley. more

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Samuel Engelking

Charlotte Day Wilson and Fantavious Fritz's Work Film Grant will award $10,000 to emerging female and non-binary music video and short film directors more

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So is the rest of the New York rapper's joint North American tour with Future, but new dates will be announced for 2019 more

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After the whole tour was pushed back, the first of three Drake and Migos Toronto concerts on the Aubrey & The Three Migos tour, originally scheduled for August 20, has been postponed. more

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Teyana Taylor, who says she was "extremely mistreated" by her R&B co-star Jeremih, has promised a rescheduled Toronto solo date later this week. more

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Tanja-Tiziana

The Drake Hotel's Drake Underground venue was flooded last week, and now all shows from August through October will have to find a new home. more

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Tunnel Vision

Smoke Dawg's new song and video No Discussion, a collaboration with AJ Tracey and Murda Beatz, is the first in a series of upcoming releases from the artist, who died in a shooting this summer. more

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Elijah Nichols

Prime Boys have been driving through Toronto selling exclusive merch. Catch the hip-hop trio's merch truck on their last stop near St. Lawrence Market on August 10 more

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Cheol Joon Baek

Ticketmaster isn't allowing resales, but that hasn't stopped scalpers from turning to resale sites, eBay and Kijiji more

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Drake and Migos's Scotiabank Arena concerts on the Aubrey and The Three Migos tour will now take place August 20, 21 and 22. Still no word on whether there will be a 2018 OVO Fest more

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Jacob Hoggard of Hedley has been charged with sexual interference and two counts of sexual assault causing bodily harm, according to a release by the Toronto Police Service more

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