Thursday, January 1, 2015

2014 Gig List

AGO First Thursdays: Long Winter Takeover (feat. Snowblink / Doomsquad / Soul Sisters Supreme)
The Art Gallery of Ontario 2014-01-02 (Thursday)

Alex Calder (Blonde Elvis / Elsa / Wish / Pet Sun)
The Silver Dollar Room 2014-01-03 (Friday)

Feast In The East 33 (feat. Mimico / Bella Akira / New Fries)
Gerrard Art Space 2014-01-04 (Saturday)

Toronto Does Toronto III (feat. Lisa Bozikovic / Chris Cummings / Ryan Driver / Simone Schmidt / Alex Lukashevsky / Thom Gill)
Holy Oak Café 2014-01-05 (Sunday)

Elvis Monday: Dorian's Birthday (feat. Donlands and Mortimer / Tasseomancy / Hiawatha / Our Founders)
The Drake Underground 2014-01-06 (Monday)

Somewhere There presents Paul Newman's 50th birthday show (feat. Paul Newman with Karen Ng / Joe Sorbara / Heather Segger)
Array Space 2014-01-08 (Wednesday)

Long Winter: Year 2, Volume 3 (feat. Hidden Cameras / Rae Spoon / Isla Craig / Princess Century / Doug Tielli / Weaves / Derek was D-Sisive / Bizzarh / Ronley Teper and The Lipliners / Bespoken)
The Great Hall 2014-01-10 (Friday)

The Ryan Driver Sextet
Array Space 2014-01-11 (Saturday)

Audiopollination #14.1 (feat. Michael Keith and Bob Vespaziani with Kyle Macdonald / Cheryl O / William Davidson)
Array Space 2014-01-14 (Tuesday)

Opportunity Café: Closing Party (feat. Fresh Flesh / Ken Park / Ice Cream)
Oz Studios 2014-01-16 (Thursday)

Emergents II (feat. Ensemble Paramirabo / Christopher Willes)
The Music Gallery 2014-01-17 (Friday)

Silent Shout: The Class Of 2014 (feat. Nyssa / Bizzarh / Jef Barbara / Lido Pimienta)
The Silver Dollar Room 2014-01-17 (Friday)

Cate Le Bon (Kevin Morby)
The Drake Underground 2014-01-21 (Tuesday)

Doug Tielli (GREX)
Holy Oak Café 2014-01-22 (Wednesday)

Spectrum Music: Atlas of Imaginary Places
The Annex Theatre 2014-01-24 (Friday)

Poppy Seed and The Love Explosion (The Green Ray / George Westerholm)
Bovine Sex Club 2014-01-24 (Friday)

Wavelength 585 (feat. Jay Holy / Sexy Merlin / Ice Cream / Man Made Hill)
Handlebar 2014-01-25 (Saturday)

Drumheller (Raphael Schilt/Rob Clutton/Mark Segger / Ryan Driver/Chris Wallace/Brodie West)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-01-28 (Tuesday)

Woodsman (Carl Didur / Glass Tomb)
Rancho Relaxo) 2014-01-29 (Wednesday)

Dust
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-01-31 (Friday)

Feast In The East 34 (feat. Holiday Rambler / Clara Engel / Moonwood)
Gerrard Art Space 2014-02-01 (Saturday)

Allison Cameron with D. Alex Meeks
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-02-02 (Sunday)

Eucalyptus
Hirut Ethiopian Restaurant 2014-02-02 (Sunday)

The Pinecones (José Contreras)
The Piston 2014-02-06 (Thursday)

Long Winter: Year 2, Volume 4 (feat. Alvvays / Farang / Sheezer / Not the Wind, Not the Flag / Teenanger / Smartboys / P.S. I Fucked Up / HSY)
The Great Hall 2014-02-07 (Friday)

Toy Piano Composers: To Be Announced
Heliconian Hall 2014-02-08 (Saturday)

Healing Power Monthly (feat. Bile Sister / Skull Bong)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-02-08 (Saturday)

Crosswires (feat. Mies Coma / Prom / Field Study
Handlebar 2014-02-09 (Sunday)

Audiopollination #15 (feat. Pierre Mongeon and Alister Spence / Sarah Peebles/Nilan Perera/Ted Phillips / Alister Spence and Jonnie Bakan / Alexandra Spence and Alister Spence)
Array Space 2014-02-11 (Tuesday)

Wavelength Music Festival: FOURTEEN – Night 1 (feat. Phèdre / TOPS / Zoo Owl / Alden Penner / You'll Never Get To Heaven)
The Silver Dollar Room 2014-02-13 (Thursday)

Wavelength Music Festival: FOURTEEN – Night 2 (feat. DIANA / Odonis Odonis / Weaves / Most People / MATROX)
Adelaide Hall 2014-02-14 (Friday)

Wavelength Music Festival: FOURTEEN – Weird Canada's "Wyrd Distro" Launch (feat. Aaron Levin & Marie Claire Flanagan / Carl Didur)
June Records 2014-02-15 (Saturday)

Wavelength Music Festival: FOURTEEN – Night 3 (feat. Colin Stetson / U.S. Girls / Biblical / Petra Glynt / Gambletron)
SPK Polish Combatants Hall 2014-02-15 (Saturday)

Wavelength Music Festival: FOURTEEN – "The Toronto Music Moment" (feat. Ark Analog / Mexican Slang / Evelyn Mukwedeya & Memory Makuri)
Sonic Boom Records 2014-02-16 (Sunday)

Wavelength Music Festival: FOURTEEN – Night 4 (feat. Cousins / Greys / The Wet Secrets / Lido Pimienta / Elaquent)
The Garrison 2014-02-16 (Sunday)

Somewhere There Creative Music Festival (feat. David Lee [talk] / Broomer/Bull/Fraser/Lee/Stach / Kyle Brenders Quartet / Alaniaris)
The Tranzac (Main Hall + Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-02-21 (Friday)

Somewhere There Creative Music Festival (feat. Start Making Noises Now [film] / Girlfriends Encounter a Father Figure / Hat and Beard)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2014-02-22 (Saturday – matinée)

Somewhere There Creative Music Festival (feat. Jeremy Strachan [talk] / Paul Newman & Karen Ng / Cheryl Duvall & Ilana Waniuk / Famous Wildlife Movies)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2014-02-22 (Saturday)

Mystic Triangle (Ken Park / Nyssa)
Handlebar 2014-02-22 (Saturday)

Somewhere There Creative Music Festival (feat. The Improviser's Woodshed [workshop by Dave Clark] / King Weather / Simeon Abbott & Mike Gennaro / Colin Anthony's Dream Dance)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2014-02-23 (Sunday – matinée)

Somewhere There Creative Music Festival (feat. Cluttertones / Fleshtone Aura & Mandelbrut / Mark Segger Sextet)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2014-02-23 (Sunday)

Michelle McAdorey Band
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-02-28 (Friday)

The Beverleys (Greys / Wish / Mexican Slang)
Sneaky Dee's 2013-02-28 (Friday)

Toronto Symphony Orchestra's New Creations Festival: Doctor Atomic
Roy Thomson Hall 2014-03-01 (Saturday)

Prince Enoki's Insect Orchestra (Mas Aya)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-03-01 (Saturday)

New Music 101 (feat. New Music Concerts / junctQín keyboard collective)
Elizabeth Beeton Auditorium – Toronto Reference Library 2014-03-03 (Monday)

Celebrate Paul Dutton at 70
Supermarket 2014-03-04 (Tuesday)

Toronto Symphony Orchestra's New Creations Festival: Slonimsky's Earbox
Roy Thomson Hall 2014-03-05 (Wednesday)

The Two Koreas (Desk Metal / The Pow Wows)
The Piston 2014-03-06 (Thursday)

Long Winter: Year 2, Volume 5 (feat. Fucked Up / Cancer Bats / Fiver / S.H.I.T. / Greys / JFM / Pick A Piper / Brr / Grounders / So Young / Gaucho)
The Great Hall 2014-03-07 (Friday)

Freelove Fenner (Bile Sister / Gay / Man Made Hill)
Oz Studios 2014-03-08 (Saturday)

Crosswires (feat. Young Doctors in Love / Spectre Hearts / Brent Randall And The Rainbow Twangers)
Handlebar 2014-03-09 (Sunday)

Colin Fisher & Mike Gennaro (Matthew "Doc" Dunn)
Musideum 2014-03-12 (Wednesday)

Audiopollination #16.2 (feat. 6 Heads / Glen Hall/David Sait/Ted Phillips / Gil Delindro)
Array Space 2014-03-13 (Thursday)

Optical Sounds' Psych Pop Vol. 2 Release Party (feat. B-17 / Tess Parks / The BB Guns / The Auras / Prince Ness / Sun Stone Revolvers / Mimico / The Disraelis)
The Great Hall 2014-03-15 (Saturday)

New Music 101 (feat. The Music Gallery / Continuum Contemporary Music)
Elizabeth Beeton Auditorium – Toronto Reference Library 2014-03-17 (Monday)

Astral Gunk (The Beverleys / DAS RAD / Teen Tits Wild Wives)
The Imperial Pub 2014-03-21 (Friday)

Musica Reflecta + Love Nation: Continuous Events
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2014-03-22 (Saturday)

Loom (Hurricanes Of Love / Holiday Rambler)
June Records 2014-03-24 (Monday)

Josh Cole Standards Quartet
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-03-26 (Wednesday)

EAR-CAM
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-03-28 (Friday)

Hit It (feat. Surinam / Dilly Dally / Bad Channels)
The Silver Dollar Room 2014-03-28 (Friday)

Wavelength 592 (feat. White Ribs / B-17 / New Positions / Toronto Homicide Squad)
Bike Pirates 2014-03-29 (Saturday)

Flood & Pass (The Living Daylight Stringband)
Holy Oak Café 2014-03-30 (Sunday)

Gaudeamus: Deconstructed
The Music Gallery 2014-04-03 (Thursday)

Gaudeamus: Reconstructed
The Music Gallery 2014-04-04 (Friday)

Feast In The East 36 (feat. Ketamines / Babysitter / Gay / Omhouse)
The Jam Factory 2014-04-05 (Saturday)

Swap, Don't Shop (feat. Twist / Patti Cake / Rival Boys / Planet Creature / Ice Cream)
The Garrison 2014-04-06 (Sunday)

Wavelength 593 (feat. Picastro / Magali Meagher / Paul Schedlich)
CineCycle 2014-04-09 (Wednesday)

The Glenn Gould School New Music Ensemble
Conservatory Theatre 2014-04-10 (Thursday)

Reel Cod Records presents Cod Bless Fest (feat. Mimico / Sexy Merlin / Moonwood)
Comfort Zone 2014-04-10 (Thursday)

Henry Grimes (Aurochs)
The Music Gallery 2014-04-11 (Friday)

The Toy Piano Composers: Tension/Resolution
Heliconian Hall 2014-04-12 (Saturday)

Persian Rugs (Fires of Cheektowaga / floppsy b & the sugarstarkidd
Holy Oak Café 2014-04-12 (Saturday)

See Through Four (Famous Wildlife Movies)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-04-13 (Sunday)

Julianna Barwick (Vasillus / Christine Duncan / Castle If)
Double Double Land 2014-04-16 (Wednesday)

Spectrum: Early Expressions
The Annex Theatre 2014-04-17 (Thursday)

BRIDGES #4 (feat. Lido Pimienta with special guest Tanya Tagaq)
Lula Lounge 2014-04-17 (Thursday)

Record Store Day (feat. Unfinished Business / DIANA / Greys / The Bicycles / HSY / PS I Love You)
Sonic Boom 2014-04-19 (Saturday)

Made to Break (Nate Wooley)
The Drake Underground 2014-04-19 (Saturday)

I'm Forty Now (feat. Light Fires / Marker Starling / Sacred Lamp / Not the Wind, Not The Flag)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-04-24 (Thursday)

Lee Paradise (Lido Pimienta with Mas Aya / Jay Holy / B-17)
The Silver Dollar Room 2014-04-25 (Friday)

Weaves (Bizzarh / HSY / New Fries)
CineCycle 2014-04-26 (Saturday)

Crosswires (feat. BABEL)
Handlebar 2014-04-27 (Sunday)

Clarinet Panic Deluxx (Keir Neuringer)
Oz Studios 2014-04-27 (Sunday)

Wavelength 597 (feat. Chicago Underground Duo / Not The Wind, Not The Flag / King Weather)
The Garrison 2014-05-01 (Thursday)

Wavelength 598: "M for..." (feat. Mas Aya with Lido Pimienta / Most People / Mannerisms / Moonwood)
The Garrison 2014-05-07 (Wednesday)

DIANA presents DIG DEEP (feat. Matt "Doc" Dunn / ASMR Buds / DIANA / Jennifer Castle)
The Drake Underground 2014-05-08 (Thursday)

Owen Pallett (Doldrums)
The Danforth Music Hall 2014-05-10 (Saturday)

The Final Crosswires (feat. Tails / Bloody Narcissists / Jim Storie Juniors / Underwater Landslides)
Handlebar 2014-05-11 (Sunday)

Emergents IV (feat. Thin Edge New Music Collective / Jason Doell & Germaine Liu)
The Music Gallery 2014-05-15 (Thursday)

Colin Fisher + Jesse Laderoute
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-05-18 (Sunday)

You've Changed Records 5th Anniversary Celebration (feat. Richard Laviolette / Baby Eagle / Marine Dreams / The Weather Station / Daniel Romano & The Trilliums / Shotgun Jimmie)
The Horseshoe Tavern 2014-05-22 (Thursday)

Timber Timbre (Cold Specks)
Massey Hall 2014-05-23 (Friday)

All Toronto's Parties II: Daytime (feat. Isla Craig / Valerie Dour / Castlevania / Bong Water / Elrichman)
Various locations throughout Kensington Market 2014-05-24 (Saturday)

All Toronto's Parties II: Nighttime (feat. Darlene Shrugg / Frisch Kind / Nature / Abra Cadaver / Wildlife Rodeo)
Comfort Zone 2014-05-24 (Saturday)

Lina Allemano Four
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-05-27 (Tuesday)

PLATFORM: Music at Mercer (feat. Absolutely Free / Jason Doell / Swiss Dice)
Mercer Union 2014-05-30 (Friday)

Audiopollination 18.3 (feat. Chris Adriaanse/John Oswald/John Kamevaar / Bea Labikova/Raphael Roter/Michael Snow/Paul Dutton / CCMC)
Array Space 2014-05-31 (Saturday)

Holiday Rambler (Hurricanes Of Love / Player 2)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-05-31 (Saturday)

No Angels Dancing
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-06-01 (Sunday)

Soundstreams: Airline Icarus
Daniels Spectrum (Ada Slaight Hall) 2014-06-05 (Thursday)

Feast In The East 38 (feat. Jennifer Castle / Eucalyptus / Michael Mucci & Ben Grossman / Thom Gill)
Jam Factory 2014-06-05 (Thursday)

The Unbearable Lightness of Bass (feat. Pursuit Grooves / Bile Sister / Sunclef)
The Music Gallery 2014-06-06 (Friday)

PANIC (Wyrd Visions)
Smiling Buddha 2014-06-06 (Friday)

Dundas West Fest (feat. Sheezer / Green Rays / The Royal Crowns / The Beverleys / Public Animal)
Lakeview Stage 2014-06-07 (Saturday)

Moon King (U.S. Girls / Petra Glynt)
The Silver Dollar Room 2014-06-07 (Saturday)

The Hidden Cameras
David Pecaut Square (Luminato Festival Hub) 2014-06-08 (Sunday)

Audiopollination #19.2 (feat. Roman Stolyar with Lina Allemano/Bruce Cassidy/John Gzowski/Chris Cawthray/Bob Vespaziani/Tom Richards/Jim Sexton/Michael Lynn/Glen Hall
Array Space 2014-06-12 (Thursday)

Pharmakon (Ell V Gore / S†NS)
S.H.I.B.G.B's 2014-06-12 (Thursday)

159 Manning BBQ 2014 – Part 1 (feat. BB Guns / The Good Enough Live Karaoke Band / Bouquet / Ice Cream / The Pairs / Biblical)
159 Manning 2014-06-13 (Friday)

Canaille
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-06-13 (Friday)

Healing Power Summer Smash (feat. Brodie West / Manticore / Fleshtone Aura / IC/JC/VC / Gravitons / Mas Aya)
8-11 & The Tranzac 2014-06-14 (Saturday)

Burn Down the Capital @ NXNE (feat. Many Arms with Colin Fisher / Horse Lords / Guerrilla Toss)
The Great Hall 2014-06-18 (Wednesday)

Wavelength 603 @ NXNE (feat. Tim Hecker / Fresh Snow / White Poppy / Twist / ZONES)
The Great Hall 2014-06-19 (Thursday)

NXNE/"M for 159 Manning": 159 Manning BBQ 2014 – Part 2 (feat. Bloodshot Bill / Beliefs / Twist / Soft Hell / allie / Light Fires / Death Hymn Number 9 / Sacred Harp Shape Note Singers / Xiu Xiu / Invasions / Canailles / Old Man Canyon / KC Accidental)
159 Manning 2014-06-20 (Friday)

Buzz Records @ NXNE (feat. Mexican Slang / Weaves / HSY / Perfect Pussy / Frankie Cosmos / New Positions / Ancient Ocean / STÜKA / HUREN / ANAMAI / Black Walls)
2014-06-21 (Saturday)

Summer Melt: Unofficial Summer Music Festival Rager (feat. Teenanger / Petra Glynt / Toronto Homicide Squad / DAS RAD / The Beverleys)
Soybomb HQ 2014-06-21 (Saturday)

NXNE: Of Sound Mind (feat. Wish / Unfinished Business / Sonic Avenues / Young Mother / Greys / Zacht Automaat)
Edward Day Gallery 2014-06-22 (Sunday)

The Two Koreas (Moonwood / Several Futures)
Smiling Buddha 2014-06-28 (Saturday)

The Kyle Brenders Large Ensemble
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-06-29 (Sunday)

Bombino
Harbourfront Centre (W------ Stage) 2014-06-30 (Monday)

Girls' Art League fundraiser (feat. Army Girls / Dilly Dally / New Fries)
The Garrison 2014-07-04 (Friday)

Aurochs
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-07-08 (Tuesday)

Rob's Collision (Ken Aldcroft/Mike Gennaro)
The Imperial Pub 2014-07-10 (Thursday)

Zacht Automaat (Prince Nifty)
Double Double Land 2014-07-11 (Friday)

Man Forever & So Percussion (Music In The Barns / Gordon Monahan)
The Jam Factory 2014-07-13 (Sunday)

Silent Shout: Heat And The Pulse, Day 1 (feat. Zoo Owl / Sexy Merlin)
Canton Chilli 2014-07-17 (Thursday)

Wavelength 606 (feat. Khôra / Dirty Inputs / Thom Huhtala)
8-11 2014-07-18 (Friday)

Poor Pilgrim Island Show 7 (feat. Ivy Mairi & Sean Donald / John Southworth / Darbazi / Carl Didur / DOOMSQUAD / IC/JC/VC / Petra Glynt)
various locations, Toronto Island 2014-07-20 (Sunday)

Clarinet Panic Deluxx (Tequila House Band / TJ Borden)
Holy Oak Café 2014-07-23 (Wednesday)

I Have Eaten The City (Khôra / Fake Humans)
Ratio 2014-07-25 (Friday)

Man Finds Fire Presents: Summer Sesh (feat. Bile Sister / A K U A / Mimico / Treeotica / Caitlin Woelfle-O'Brien / Justin Adam & David Jones)
Geary Lane 2014-07-26 (Saturday)

Backyard Afternoon (feat. Isla Craig / HVYWTR / Heather Segger & Doug Tielli / Prince Nifty)
Tibet Kitchen 2014-07-27 (Sunday)

Crocodiles (Jaill / Pow Wows) / The Garrison 2014-07-27 (Sunday)

The Saffron Sect (Red Plastic Buddha / Brent Randall And His Rainbow Twangers / Annie & The Honks)
The Silver Dollar Room 2014-08-02 (Saturday)

No Angels Dancing (feat. D. Alex Meeks and Stephen Parkinson)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-08-03 (Sunday)

Mike Smith August Residency: Simcoe is Lord (with guests D. Alex Meeks & Karen Ng)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-08-04 (Monday)

EONS (Nick Ferrio / Spencer Burton)
Dufferin Grove Park 2014-08-06 (Wednesday)

SummerWorks: One Night, Two Brendans (feat. Brendan Canning)
The Theatre Centre Mainspace 2014-08-08 (Friday)

SummerWorks: Failure Fest (feat. Army Girls)
Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement 2014-08-09 (Saturday)

SummerWorks: Weaves Through Time (feat. Weaves)
Lower Ossington Theatre 2014-08-10 (Sunday)

Mike Smith August Residency (feat. Transcombobulation)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-08-11 (Monday)

SummerWorks: The Secret Garden of Lido Pimienta (feat. Lido Pimienta)
Lower Ossington Theatre Mainspace 2014-08-13 (Wednesday)

Feast In The East 40 (feat. Fiver / Wyrd Visions / Tasseomancy / Black Walls)
Jam Factory Co. 2014-08-14 (Thursday)

SummerWorks: Young Drones (feat. The Bicycles)
Lower Ossington Theatre Mainspace 2014-08-15 (Friday)

SummerWorks: Do I Have To Do Everything My Fucking Self (feat. Light Fires)
Lower Ossington Theatre Cabaret 2014-08-15 (Friday)

Wavelength 611: Endless Summer Mini-Festival (feat. Comet Control / Mexican Slang / Steve Shiffman & The Land Of No / JFM / New Horizzzons / Alpha Strategy / Delta Will)
Vintage & Flea Outdoor Market 2014-08-16 (Saturday)

Mike Smith August Residency: Mellow Motel
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-08-18 (Monday)

Julie Doiron & The Wooden Stars (Evening Hymns / José Contreras)
The Horseshoe Tavern 2014-08-21 (Thursday)

Optical Sounds Presents (feat. The Highest Order / Magic Shoppe / B-17/ Twist)
CineCycle 2014-08-23 (Saturday)

Sacred Lamp
Grasshopper Records 2014-08-24 (Sunday)

Mike Smith August Residency: Battleship!
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-08-25 (Monday)

The Music Gallery's Departures series (feat. Battle Trance / Not The Wind Not The Flag / King Weather)
Array Space 2014-09-05 (Friday)

INTERsection: New Music Marathon and Musicircus (feat. Sidewalk Crusades / Spectrum / junctQín keyboard collective / Thin Edge New Music Collective / Kyle Brenders' Haphazard Hinges / Evan Ziporyn & Contact)
Yonge Dundas Square 2014-09-06 (Saturday)

Wavelength 614: Wavelength Island Show (feat. MATROX / Most People / Weaves / Fresh Snow / catl.)
Artscape Gibraltar Point 2014-09-07 (Sunday)

Audiopollination #22.1 (feat. Paul Newman/Aldwyn Hogg Jr./Peter Lutek / Elliott Fienberg/Aisha Sasha John / Shahriyar Jamshidi Kamanche/Raphael Weinroth-Browne / Phookie Nijjit/Nodoubt Fersure)
Array Space 2014-09-09 (Tuesday)

The October Trio
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-09-10 (Wednesday)

Teenanger (Crosss / The Beverleys)
The Garrison 2014-09-12 (Friday)

Somewhere There presents: The Second Sunday of September (feat. Ryan Brouwer's Improv Wind Ensemble, conducted by Christine Duncan / Margarita Night)
Array Space 2014-09-14 (Sunday)

Going Forward: A Fundraiser for Sistering (feat. Fin / Tonkapuma / BB Guns / Blonde Elvis)
The Garrison 2014-09-14 (Sunday)

Josh Cole/Brodie West/Nick Fraser
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-09-17 (Wednesday)

Persian Rugs (The Disraelis / Wanderbirds)
The Boat 2014-09-18 (Thursday)

Bloor Ossington Folk Festival (feat. The Idaho Stop / Artie Roth / The Lonely Parade / The Dead Projectionists / Andrew Whiteman/Dave Bidini/Brendan Canning [workshop] / The Highest Order / Will Kidman / AroarA / Baby Eagle / Brendan Canning)
Christie Pits Park 2014-09-20 (Saturday)

Bloor Ossington Folk Festival (feat. Julie Doiron and the Wrong Guys / Fiver / Eamon McGrath / Shotgun Jimmie / José Contreras / Pink Moth / Heavy on the Willie / Safety in Numbers / Nick Teehan)
Christie Pits Park 2014-09-21 (Sunday)

Simply Saucer
Smiling Buddha 2014-09-21 (Sunday)

Jennifer Castle (Eric Chenaux / Brodie West)
The Great Hall 2014-09-25 (Thursday)

Brandee Younger (Dr. Matthew Dunn and Co.)
The Music Gallery 2014-09-26 (Friday)

St. Clair Kids (Mystic Triangle)
Holy Oak Café 2014-09-26 (Friday)

Pneuma Ensemble
June Records 2014-09-27 (Saturday)

The Draperies (Allison Cameron)
Ratio 2014-09-29 (Monday)

Wavelength 620 (feat. Bruce Peninsula / Del Bel / Delta Will)
SPK Polish Combatants Hall 2014-10-03 (Friday)

DAS RAD (Toronto Homicide Squad / Greasy G / Teen Tits Wild Wives / Hangin Tuff)
Smiling Buddha 2014-10-04 (Saturday)

Nuit Blanche: "Jazz Age Cinema with the Ryan Driver Quintet"
TIFF Lightbox 2014-10-04 (Saturday)

X Avant IX (feat. Laraaji with Scott Peterson, Colin Fisher and Brandon Valdivia / Diely Mori Tounkara)
The Music Gallery 2014-10-16 (Thursday)

X Avant IX (feat. Drums and Drones / Phrase Velocity)
The Music Gallery 2014-10-17 (Friday)

Chandra with Bile Sister (Sexy Merlin / New Chance)
Double Double Land 2014-10-17 (Friday)

X Avant IX (feat. Lido Pimienta / Ramzi)
The Music Gallery 2014-10-19 (Sunday)

Wavelength 623 (feat. Ben Frost / Nick Storring)
The Garrison 2014-10-24 (Friday)

Bateman/Miller/Segger with guest vocalist Christine Duncan
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-10-28 (Tuesday)

Mystic Triangle (Blunt Chunks / Sean Paul)
Holy Oak Café 2014-10-28 (Tuesday)

Titanium Riot (Lina Allemano New York Trio)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-10-29 (Wednesday)

DEATH TO T.O. IV: A Halloween Covers Show (feat. Biblical [as Black Sabbath] / Burning Love [as Hot Snakes] / Alex Low/Daniel Woodhead/Dan Lee [as Beastie Boys] / Cellphone [as Metallica] / The Siilk Group [as The Doors] / Dana Wright [as Eminem] / Mexican Slang [as Babes In Toyland] / Nyssa, Little Junior And Nasa Valley [as Rod Stewart] / Sunset Pig (Members Of The Deadly Snakes, Highest Order And B-17) [as JJ Cale] / B-17 [as New York Dolls] / The BB Guns [as Primal Scream] / Members Of Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs And Gay [as ELO] / Whimm [as Wire] / Members Of Surinam, Das Rad, Ostrich Tuning And Schonsee [as Suicide] / Cell Memory [as Jesus And Mary Chain] / Jigsaw Youth [as Bikini Kill] / Bad Channels [as Divine] / Avant Kool [as Depeche Mode])
The Silver Dollar Room + Comfort Zone 2014-10-30 (Thursday)

Blü Print: An Arachnidiscs Showcase (feat. Colin Fisher & Mike Gennaro / Holiday Rambler / Beard Closet / Tranzmit)
Smiling Buddha 2014-11-04 (Tuesday)

Tanya Tagaq (Doomsquad)
The Great Hall 2014-11-06 (Thursday)

Rub Out The Word: A William S. Burroughs Centennial Event (CCMC)
The Music Gallery 2014-11-07 (Friday)

Wavelength 627 (feat. Petra Glynt / Jooj / Maica Mia / Animalia)
Geary Lane 2014-11-08 (Saturday)

Ken Aldcroft (Aldcroft/Aldcroft)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-11-09 (Sunday)

Knurl (Advice)
Double Double Land 2014-11-09 (Sunday)

Sarah Peebles with Nilan Perera and Kyle Brenders (Dust: The Quietest Big Band in the Known World)
Ratio 2014-11-11 (Tuesday)

Arnd Jurgensen/Aidan Closs/Michael Herring/Jeff Burke/Bob Vespaziani
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-11-12 (Wednesday)

DDL 5th Anniversary Weekend: Night One (feat. Corpusse / Tenderness / Processor)
Double Double Land 2014-11-13 (Thursday)

Long Winter: Year Three, Volume One (feat. Mozart's Sister / Mexican Slang / Bizzarh / Keita Juma / Clairmont The Second / Lee Paradise / VCR / Antoine93 / Kaydee / Dutch / Alexander Lukashevsky)
The Great Hall 2014-11-14 (Friday)

DDL 5th Anniversary Weekend: Night Three (feat. The Space Lady / Carl Didur / New Chance)
Double Double Land 2014-11-15 (Saturday)

Luxury Transcombobulation
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-11-18 (Tuesday)

Pemi Paull and David Schotzko: Naturale
Array Space 2014-11-19 (Wednesday)

Dust: The Quietest Big Band in the Known World
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-11-21 (Friday)

Pop Avant (feat. Still Boys / Zoo Owl / Bataille Solaire)
The Music Gallery 2014-11-22 (Saturday)

(de)Construction Quintet
Musideum 2014-11-24 (Monday)

Somewhere There Presents (feat. Riverrun / Nomad Winds)
Ratio 2014-11-26 (Wednesday)

Wavelength 628: NICE II (feat. Jazz Cartier / Wish / Plumes)
The Garrison 2014-11-28 (Friday)

Toy Piano Composers: To Be Announced 2
Heliconian Hall 2014-11-29 (Saturday)

Hooded Fang (Milk Lines / Moss Lime)
The Silver Dollar Room 2014-11-29 (Saturday)

Swap, Don't Shop for Girls Rock Camp Toronto (feat. HotKid / Terror Lake / Dirty Frigs / ANAMAI/ Pins & Needles)
The Garrison 2014-11-30 (Sunday)

Ken Aldcroft's Convergence Ensemble
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2014-11-30 (Sunday)

King Weather
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-11-30 (Sunday)

Gravitons with Brodie West (Steve Kado with Ensemble)
Array Space 2014-12-02 (Tuesday)

Teen Tits Wild Wives (STÜKA / ZONES)
Smiling Buddha 2014-12-02 (Tuesday)

Emergents I (feat. Clarinet Panic Deluxx / Cris Derksen)
The Music Gallery 2014-12-04 (Thursday)

Pete Johnston/Michael Davidson/Jay Hay/Jake Oelrichs/Mike Smith
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-12-04 (Thursday)

Telephone Explosion's Xmas Party / 7 Year Anniversary (feat. Soupcans / CROSSS / Teenanger / LIDS / Mick Futures / Cellphone / New Fries)
S.H.I.B.G.B.'s 2014-12-05 (Friday)

Spectrum Music: Journeys
Alliance Française de Toronto 2014-12-06 (Saturday)

Buzz Records Presents a Very Special Krampus Party (feat. Greys / Odonis Odonis / Weaves)
The Garrison 2014-12-06 (Saturday)

Avesta Nakhaei + Guests
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-12-07 (Sunday)

Audiopollination #25 (feat. Marcus B/Heidi Chan/James B / Brian Abbott/Aki Takahashi/Gamliel Kalfa / Bill Gilliam/Ambrose Pottie/John Creson/Adam Rosen)
Array Space 2014-12-09 (Tuesday)

Christine Duncan/Mike Gennaro (Paul Dutton/John Kammevaar)
Musideum 2014-12-10 (Wednesday)

Aidan Baker (The Visit / Moonwood)
Ratio 2014-12-11 (Thursday)

Long Winter: Year Three, Volume Two (feat. Sean Nicholas Savage / Army Girls / Animalia / Wrong Hole / Sean Conway / The Lonely Parade / Anti-Vibes / Wish / Man Made Hill / Iris / Audiopollination)
The Great Hall 2014-12-12 (Friday)

Feint Of Hart: Crisis on St. Creskins
Campbell House Museum 2014-12-13 (Saturday)

Marker Starling (Bernice / The Gordon Brothers)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2014-12-13 (Saturday)

Gay (Ice Cream)
Handlebar 2014-12-13 (Saturday)

Kith & Kin's Holiday Wassail
The Music Gallery 2014-12-14 (Sunday)

Karen Ng Trio
The Emmet Ray 2014-12-15 (Monday)

Planet Beach
The Tranzac (Tiki Room) 2014-12-15 (Monday)

Matt "Doc" Dunn's Galactic Jazz Band
Grasshopper Records 2014-12-16 (Tuesday)

Nick Storring (Craig Dunsmuir / Michael Keith)
Ratio 2014-12-16 (Tuesday)

Unsilent Night Fundraiser
The Music Gallery 2014-12-19 (Thursday)

Jennifer Castle
Double Double Land 2014-12-21 (Sunday)

A Ryan Driver Quintet
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2014-12-26 (Friday)

Arthur Bull and friends The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2015-12-28 (Sunday)

Mirrors The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2015-12-28 (Sunday)

Zacht Automaat (U.S. Girls) Double Double Land 2014-12-29 (Monday)

Blockspace II Presents: Pre-NYE Extravaganza/Offerings tape compilation release (feat. Zacht Automaat / Zones / FIN / Doom Tickler / New Chance / Nick Storring / STÜKA) CineCycle 2014-12-30 (Tuesday)

Tranzac New Year's Eve (feat. Lido Pimienta / Tenderness / New Fries / International Zombies Of Love / Blonde Elvis / Sexy Merlin / Mas Aya / Zoo Owl) The Tranzac 2014-12-31 (Wednesday)

Longform reviews of these shows is not currently likely. Recordings from many of these can be found if you dig through the tag cloud.

1 comment:

  1. By one count I went to 233 gigs in 2014 (it had been 253 in 2013). [The final tally will be a little higher.]

    By Month:
    January: 20
    February: 23
    March: 21
    April: 21
    May: 15
    June: 22
    July: 13
    August: 18
    September: 17
    October: 12
    November: 23
    December: 28

    Here is every venue I went to more than once:

    36 gigs:
    The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge)

    15 gigs:
    The Music Gallery

    13 gigs:
    Array Space

    12 gigs:
    The Garrison

    11 gigs:
    The Great Hall

    9 gigs:
    The Silver Dollar Room

    8 gigs:
    Double Double Land
    The Tranzac (Main Hall)

    7 gigs:
    Handlebar
    Holy Oak Café

    6 gigs:
    Ratio
    Smiling Buddha

    4 gigs:
    CineCycle
    The Drake Underground
    Jam Factory

    3 gigs:
    Comfort Zone
    Heliconian Hall
    June Records
    Lower Ossington Theatre
    Musideum
    Oz Studios

    2 gigs:
    8-11
    159 Manning
    Christie Pits Park
    Elizabeth Beeton Auditorium – Toronto Reference Library
    Geary Lane
    Gerrard Art Space
    Grasshopper Records
    Roy Thomson Hall
    S.H.I.B.G.B.'s
    Sonic Boom
    SPK Polish Combatants Hall
    The Annex Theatre
    The Horseshoe Tavern
    The Imperial Pub
    The Piston

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