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Doug Ford's government rescinded $500,000 in funding to after-school music program Sistema Toronto, and artists like Brendan Canning and Amy Millan have thoughts about it.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