Monday, February 3, 2014

Concert Listings Roundup #30

You can read more about why I'm doing listings here. Long story short: This curated and decidedly non-comprehensive list contains nothin' but shows that I am going to/would go to if I had more time.

Gig of the week:

Bile Sister [Faucet album Release Party!] (Skull Bong) / The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-02-08 (Saturday) [more info]

Once again, it's Healing Power with the jams, celebrating a new pair of releases. You can sample the Bile Sister album here, and Skull Bong (from a show captured by yours truly!) here.

This week's noteworthy shows:

Ronley Teper's Lipliners / The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-02-05 (Wednesday)

Rival Boys (The Folk / Almighty Rhombus) / Clinton's 2014-02-05 (Wednesday) [FB event]

The Pinecones and friends ["Ooh!" LP release party!] (José Contreras) / The Piston 2014-02-06 (Thursday) [FB event]

Tinsel Teeth (White Ribs / Foam / Pretty Mouth / tig.erve nom) / Measure 2014-02-06 (Thursday) [FB event]

Michelle McAdorey Band [February residency!] / The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-02-07 (Friday – early!) [FB event]

Long Winter: Year 2, Volume 4 (feat. The Bicycles [performing Young Drones (!)] / Teenanger / Alvvays / HSY / Not the Wind, Not the Flag / Farang / Sheezer / Hassler / Ark Analog / Gingy / Smartboys / Sexy Merlin) / The Great Hall 2014-02-07 (Friday) [FB event]

Toy Piano Composers: To Be Announced [new works by Jason Doell / Sophie Dupuis / August Murphy-King / Robert Taylor / Tyler Versluis) / Heliconian Hall 2014-02-08 (Saturday) [FB event]

Diane Roblin and Happening / Musideum 2014-02-08 (Saturday)

Anenon (Lina Allemano's Titanium Riot) / The Music Gallery 2014-02-08 (Saturday) [more info]

Soupcans (Surinam / Cellphone / Huren) / The White House 2014-02-08 (Saturday) [FB event]

The Dream Syndicate (Simply Saucer / Poppy Seed and the Love Explosion) / The Garrison 2013-02-08 (Saturday) [FB event]

The Bloor Ossington Folk Festival presents (feat. Alex Lukashevsky / Giant Hand) / Saving Gigi 2014-02-08 (Saturday) [FB event]

Crosswires (feat. Mies Coma [ex-Holy Mount/Anagram] / Prom / Field Study / Handlebar 2014-02-09 (Sunday) [FB event]

Eucalyptus [February album release residency! Every Sunday!] / Hirut Ethiopian Restaurant 2014-02-09 (Sunday) [FB event]

The Lina Allemano Four / The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-02-09 (Sunday)

Add these to your calendar:

Hit It (feat. Femminielli Noir / Nyssa / O/H / Mass Horns) / CineCycle 2014-02-14 (Friday) [FB event]

Bridges (feat. Zuzuka Poderosa / Nego Mozambique / Maracatu Girls) / Lula Lounge 2014-02-20 (Thursday) [FB event]

Gasp Gasp (feat. The Holy Gasp / Os Tropies) / Saving Gigi 2014-02-20 (Thursday) [FB event]

Thin Edge New Music Collective: Through Closed Doors / Gallery 345 2014-02-21 (Friday) [FB event]

Afrofest's Black History Month Concert Series (feat. Asiko Afrobeat Ensemble) / The Gladstone Hotel 2014-02-22 (Saturday – free!) [more info]

Doomsquad [LP Release!] (HSY / Petra Glynt / Moonwood / Mas Aya) / Comfort Zone 2014-02-27 (Thursday) [FB event]

Silent Shout: Digits mixtape release party (feat. Ken Park / Mekele / Farragoes) / Encore Rehearsal Studios 2014-02-28 (Friday) [FB event]

Afrofest's Black History Month Concert Series (feat. Madagascar Slim) / The Gladstone Hotel 2014-03-01 (Saturday – free!) [more info]

Celebrate Paul Dutton at 70 (feat. many friends + collaborators / performance by CCMC) / Supermarket 2014-03-04 (Tuesday) [FB event]

Sensei (Wish / Uncut / This Mess) / The Garrison 2014-03-08 (Saturday) [FB event]

Afrofest's Black History Month Concert Series (feat. Adam Solomon) / The Gladstone Hotel 2014-03-08 (Saturday – free!) [more info]

Afrofest's Black History Month Concert Series (feat. Resolutionaries Marimba Band) / The Gladstone Hotel 2014-03-15 (Saturday – free!) [more info]

Ken Vandermark's Made to Break Quartet / The Drake Underground 2014-04-19 (Saturday)

Album corner:

Man of many projects James Bunton has dropped some lovely ambient sounds on his bandcamp page. You can grab Again, We Find Ourselves In This Place (and its companion, the perfectly descriptively titled Glaciology I - IV) for all your dreamy-drifty needs.

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