Saturday, January 1, 2011

2010 Gig List

Julie Doiron
The Cobourg 2010-01-09 (Saturday)

The Dutchess and the Duke (Medication / Rat Tail)
Sneaky Dee's 2010-01-12 (Tuesday)

catl (Anagram / John Borra & Sam Ferarra)
The Silver Dollar 2010-01-15 (Friday)

Daps All-Ages Concert Vol. IV (feat. Ruzan Orkestar, Sean Nicholas Savage, The Miles, Santa Guerrilla, Casey Mecija)
Kapisanan Philippine Centre for Arts & Culture 2010-01-16 (Saturday)

The Wilderness of Manitoba (Ghost Bees / Casey Mecija)
The Garrison 2010-01-21 (Thursday)

Out of This Spark 3rd Anniversary Party (feat. The D’Urbervilles, Forest City Lovers, Evening Hymns)
The Garrison 2010-01-22 (Saturday)

The Necks
The Music Gallery 2010-01-23 (Saturday)

Otello — working rehearsal
F--- S------ Centre 2010-01-26 (Tuesday)

Everything All The Time (Lioness / Rich Aucoin)
The Horseshoe 2010-01-30 (Saturday)

"Heavy Head Residency", Week 1 (Gentleman Reg / Hooded Fang / Kite Hill)
Drake Underground 2010-02-03 (Wednesday)

Great Lake Swimmers
Sonic Boom Records 2010-02-05 (Friday)

Gladstone Hotel (Melody Bar) 2010-02-05 (Friday)

"Celebrating Africa’s First World Cup" (feat. Afrafranto, Njacko Backo and the Toumkak Drummers, Jacques Yams, CanAfric Theatre)
Gladstone Hotel Ballroom 2010-02-05 (Friday)

Great Lake Swimmers (Sharon Van Etten)
Trinity-St. Paul's Church 2010-02-06 (Saturday)

Those Darlins (Hacienda)
The Horseshoe Tavern 2010-02-09 (Tuesday)

Wavelength 500 – Night 1 (feat. Bruce Peninsula / Evening Hymns / Pony da Look / Deep Dark United / Canaille)
The Music Gallery 2010-02-10 (Wednesday)

Wavelength 500 – Night 2 (feat. Holy Fuck, The Russian Futurists, Diamond Rings, FemBots, Professor Fingers)
Steam Whistle Brewery 2010-02-11 (Thursday)

Wavelength 500 – Night 3 (feat. From Fiction, The Bicycles, Laura Barrett, Magic Cheezies, Young Mother)
Sneaky Dee's 2010-02-12 (Friday)

Wavelength 500 – Night 4 (feat. Constantines, Rockets Red Glare, Donné Roberts, Picastro, Danger Bay)
SPK Polish Combatants Hall 2010-02-13 (Saturday)

Wavelength 500 – Night 5 (feat. Kids on TV, The Barcelona Pavilion, Mean Red Spiders, Neck, Boars plus Thomas, Owen Pallett and The Hidden Cameras)
The Garrison 2010-02-14 (Sunday)

"Heavy Head Residency", Week 3 (Gentleman Reg / Sheezer / Dance Yourself to Death)
Drake Underground 2010-02-17 (Wednesday)

Whippoorwill (Luxury Pond / Canadian Wildlife)
The Garrison 2010-02-23 (Tuesday)

African Canadians for Haiti (feat. African Guitar Summit, Adam Solomon & Tikisa, Jacques Yams, Fojeba, Afrafranto, William Nkemagni, Masaisai)
Lula Lounge 2010-02-25 (Thursday)

Sun Ra Ra Ra (Magic Cheezies / Queen Licorice / Holy Mount / Ghost Trees)
The Silver Dollar Room 2010-02-27 (Saturday)

The Element Choir (William Parker / Lewis, Downing & Martin)
Christ Church Deer Park 2010-03-02 (Tuesday)

Sonic Boom Records 2010-03-03 (Wednesday)

Madagascar Slim
Gladstone Hotel (Melody Bar) 2010-03-05 (Friday)

Language-Arts (The Pinecones / Allie Hughes)
The Garrison 2010-03-05 (Friday)

Canadian Music Week 2010:
Wednesday (2010-03-10)
Thursday (2010-03-11)
Friday (2010-03-12)
Saturday (2010-03-13)

The Balconies / Ghostkeeper
Criminal Records 2010-03-12 (Friday)

Dan Mangan
Criminal Records 2010-03-13 (Saturday)

Woods + Real Estate (Easyboy)
Horseshoe 2010-03-14 (Sunday)

Mariinsky Orchestra
Roy Thompson Hall 2010-03-16 (Tuesday)

The Clientele (Field Music)
The Horseshoe 2010-03-19 (Friday)

The Weakerthans
Sonic Boom 2010-03-24 (Wednesday)

The Wave Pictures (Maylee Todd & Pegwee Power / White Suede)
The Drake Underground 2010-03-18 (Thursday)

Shearwater (Wye Oak / Hospital Ships)
Lee's Palace 2010-04-01 (Thursday)

Serena-Maneesh (Depreciation Guild)
The Drake Underground 2010-04-02 (Friday)

Japandroids (Love is All / The Two Koreas)
The Horseshoe 2010-04-03 (Saturday)

Baaba Maal
Koerner Hall 2010-04-06 (Tuesday)

Final Fantasy Owen Pallett (Snowblink)
Queen Elizabeth Theatre 2010-04-08 (Thursday)

Soft Copy (Super Repeater / Hybrid Moments)
Teranga 2010-04-09 (Friday)

DAPS ALL-AGES V (feat. Grand Analog, $100, Maylee + Pegwee Power, Doldrums)
Kapisanan Philippine Centre 2010-04-10 (matinee) (Saturday)

Flowers Of Hell (The Hoa Hoas / Ostrich Tuning)
The Garrison 2010-04-10 (Saturday)

Baby Dee (Josephine Foster)
The Music Gallery 2010-04-13 (Tuesday)

Daniel, Fred & Julie (Baby Eagle / Jerry Leger)
The Horseshoe 2010-04-15 (Thursday)

Valery Gore
Sonic Boom Records 2010-04-17 (Saturday)

Quasi (Let's Wrestle)
The Horseshoe 2010-04-18 (Sunday)

Heavy Trash
Sonic Boom Records 2010-04-24 (Saturday)

Daniel, Fred and Julie
Soundscapes 2010-04-26 (Monday)

The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2010-05-04 (Wednesday)

Mantler (Sheesham and Lotus)
The Tranzac 2010-05-06 (Thursday)

Broken Social Scene
Soundscapes / Sonic Boom Records 2010-05-09 (Sunday)

The Blue Fog Revue (Feat. Rick White, Eiyn Sof, Wyrd Visions, Andre Ethier, Nordic Nomadic, Castlemusic, $100)
Lee's Palace 2010-05-14 (Saturday)

Svarte Greiner (The Sight Below / Wyrd Visions vs. Nif-D / Gardenia and Nick Storring)
Teranga 2010-05-16 (Sunday)

Sonic Boom Records 2010-05-24 (Monday)

The Rent
Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2010-05-25 (Tuesday)

The Weakerthans (Jetset Motel)
The Horseshoe 2010-05-25 (Tuesday)

The Hoa Hoa's (The City Streets, Epigram)
The Horseshoe Tavern (Pitter Patter Music Festival) 2010-05-27 (Thursday)

Fucked Up ($100)
Toronto Reference Library 2010-05-28 (Friday)

Terror Lake (The Famines, Pkew Pkew Pkew)
The Horseshoe Tavern (Pitter Patter Music Festival) 2010-05-28 (Friday)

P.S. Kensington (feat. Rat Tail and Tripping Hazard @ Wavelength Stage; Speaking Tongues, Planet Creature and The Diableros @ Pitter Patter Stage; Mr. Something Something)
Kensington Market 2010-05-30 (Sunday)

Lisa Bozikovic (Gabe Levine / The Silt)
Music Gallery 2010-06-03 (Thursday)

Ethio Stars Band
Gladstone Hotel (Melody Bar) 2010-06-04 (Friday)

Golden Triangle (White Wires / Useless Eaters / Zebrassieres)
The Shop @ Parts & Labour 2010-06-05 (Saturday)

Pocahaunted (Doldrums / The Deeep / Wet Nurse)
Music Gallery Courtyard 2010-06-10 (Thursday)

Robyn Hitchcock (Sunbear)
Drake Underground 2010-06-11 (Friday)

Deloro (Tropics)
The Shop @ Parts & Labour 2010-06-11 (Friday)

Rock The Casbah (feat Rachid Taha / Karim Saada / Maryem Tollar Ensemble) & An African Prom (feat. Tony Allen, Béla Fleck and Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba)
Luminato–Queen's Park 2010-06-12 (Saturday)

Tune-Yards (Katie Stelmanis / Bonjay)
The Horseshoe 2010-06-13 (Sunday)

NXNE 2010
2010-06-17 Thursday (Part 1|Part 2)
2010-06-18 Friday (Part 1|Part 2)
2010-06-19 Saturday (Part 1|Part 2)

Criminal Records 2010-06-18 (Friday)

Disappears (Lovers Love Haters)
Sneaky Dee's 2010-06-22 (Tuesday)

Jim Guthrie (Minotaurs / Tusks / Steven McKay)
The Horseshoe 2010-06-25 (Friday)

Art Metronome Party (feat. Times Neue Roman / Kids on TV)
Parts & Labour 2010-06-30 (Wednesday)

The Sadies (Sarah Slean)
Harbourfront Centre 2010-07-01 (Thursday)

Pride Toronto 2010
Saturday 2010-07-03 (feat. Woodhands / Cyndi Lauper)
Sunday 2010-07-04 (feat. FITNESS / Señor Kasio / Heavy Filth / People You Know / Diamond Rings)

Against Life II (feat. Anagram / Young Mother / Toddler Body / Bill Bill)
under a bridge 2010-07-03 (Saturday)

Afrofest 2010 (Queen's Park)
Saturday 2010-07-10 (feat. Mohamed Diaby & Manding Foli Kan Don / Waleed "Kush" Abdulhamid / Doody Le Tigre / Dramane Kone / JP Buse)
Sunday 2010-07-11 (feat. Kae Sun / Nati Haile / Occidental Brothers Dance Band International with Samba Mapangala / Muna Mingole / Chiwoniso)

Optical Sounds' 2-Year Birthday Party (feat. Your 33 Black Angels / The Hoa Hoa's / Postcards)
The House of Everlasting Super Joy 2010-07-10 (Saturday)

Titus Andronicus (Hallelujah The Hills / YellowFever)
The Horseshoe 2010-07-14 (Wednesday)

The Hold Steady
The Phoenix 2010-07-16 (Friday)

Poor Pilgrim Island Show 4: The Legend of Snake Island
Toronto Island 2010-07-18 (Sunday)
Part I (feat. Picastro, Eucalyptus, Not the Wind Not The Flag, Snowblink)
Part II (feat. Tasseomancy, THOMAS, Daniel Romano, Alex Lukashevsky Trio, Drumheller)

Kurt Vile (Real Estate / Castlemusic)
The Great Hall 2010-07-20 (Tuesday)

Fool's Gold (The Tony Castles / Young Empires)
El Mocambo 2010-07-21 (Wednesday)

FOUR CORNERS (feat. Anagram / No No Zero / Teenanger / Ancestors)
Steelworkers Hall 2010-07-23 (Friday)

Bana Y'Afrique Festival
Metro Hall Square 2010-07-25 (Sunday)

Library Voices
Harbourfront Centre 2010-07-25 (Sunday)

Hercules & Love Affair (Trust)
The Mod Club 2010-07-26 (Monday)

Cultura Festival (feat. Maylee Todd / Times Neue Roman)
Mel Lastman Square 2010-07-30 (Friday)

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (catl)
The Horseshoe 2010-07-31 (Saturday)

Powerhouse Sound
The Drake Underground 2010-08-05 (Thursday)

The Hidden Cameras
Lower Ossington Theatre (SummerWorks Festival) 2010-08-06 (Friday)

The ALL CAPS! Island Show
Artscape Gibraltar Point
2010-08-07 (Saturday) (feat. The Soupcans / Huelepega Sound System/ Krista L.L. Muir / Rick White / Dog Day / Bocce)
2010-08-08 (Sunday) (feat. Mathemagic / The Magical Bunch / Buke and Gass / Romo Roto / Pants and Tie / catl)

Diamond Rings (PS I Love You)
Lower Ossington Theatre (SummerWorks Festival) 2010-08-11 (Wednesday)

Forest City Lovers (Gentleman Reg / Carmen Elle)
The Great Hall 2010-08-12 (Thursday)

Lower Ossington Theatre (SummerWorks Festival) 2010-08-13 (Friday)

METZ (Anagram / Induced Labour)
The Shop @ Parts and Labour 2010-08-13 (Friday)

Bocce (Rat Tail)
Lower Ossington Theatre (SummerWorks Festival) 2010-08-14 (Saturday)

Bishop Morocco (Procedure Club / Little Girls)
The Shop @ Parts and Labour 2010-08-28 (Saturday)

Ra Ra Riot
The Mod Club 2010-08-30 (Monday)

Chicago Underground Duo
The Music Gallery 2010-09-10 (Friday)

Against Life III (feat. Fresh Flesh / Tonka & Puma / Doldrums)
"Dream in High Park" Stage, 2010-09-10 (Friday)

Land of Talk (Suuns)
Lee's Palace 2010-09-16 (Thursday)

Planet Creature (The Two Koreas / Terror Lake / Persian Rugs)
The Piston 2010-09-17 (Friday)

Golden Dogs
Soundscapes 2010-09-23 (Thursday)

Not The Wind, Not The Flag (Vagina Bison / The Deeep / Jonathan Adjemian)
Korova Milkbar 2010-09-23 (Thursday)

Wavelength 507 (feat. Minotaurs / Fond of Tigers / Eucalyptus / Secretary City)
The Garrison 2010-09-24 (Friday)

Toronto New Music Marathon
Yonge-Dundas Square 2010-09-25 (Saturday)

Best Coast (Male Bonding)
Lee's Palace 2010-09-25 (Saturday)

Gabe Levine (Mantler)
The Music Gallery 2010-10-01 (Friday)

The Hoa Hoa's (Bad Cop / Sandman Viper Command)
The Silver Dollar 2010-10-01 (Friday)

Nuit Blanche (Part I / Part II)
various locations 2010-10-02 (Saturday)

Bonjay (New Look)
The Garrison 2010-10-07 (Thursday)

Diamond Rings
Parkdale Public Library 2010-10-08 (Friday)

Dan Deacon (Lightning Bolt / John Milner You're So Boss)
The Great Hall 2010-10-12 (Tuesday)

MFA Party (feat. Sheila Heti / Margaux Williamson / Tomboyfriend)
Stone's Place 2010-10-14 (Thursday)

The Drums
Soundscapes 2010-10-16 (Saturday)

Betty Burke (Phonemes)
Imperial Pub Backroom 2010-10-21 (Thursday)

Anagram (Deloro / Bruised Knees)
The Shop under Parts & Labour 2010-10-22 (Friday)

Mission of Burma (METZ / Hybrid Moments)
The Garrison 2010-10-24 (Sunday)

PS I Love You
Soundscapes 2010-10-26 (Tuesday)

Diamond Rings (PS I Love You / Rat Tail)
The Garrison 2010-10-26 (Tuesday)

Bruce Peninsula (Siskiyou / Minotaurs)
The Horseshoe 2010-10-28 (Thursday)

Sheezer (Sister)
The Garrison 2010-10-29 (Friday)

Forest City Lovers (Hooded Fang / Golden Ghost / Allie Hughes)
The Horseshoe 2010-11-05 (Friday)

The Wooden Sky (Yukon Blonde / These United States)
Lee's Palace 2010-11-06 (Saturday)

Clinic (The Fresh & Onlys)
Lee's Palace 2010-11-10 (Wednesday)

Hooded Fang
Sonic Boom 2010-11-13 (Saturday)

Flowers Of Hell (The Hoa Hoa's / Pete Carmicheal)
St. Stephen-In-The-Fields Church 2010-11-13 (Saturday)

No Age (Lucky Dragon / John Milner You're So Boss / Henri Fabergé and his Naval Academy Marching Band)
The Great Hall 2010-11-18 (Thursday)

Woodhands (Bonjay)
Lee's Palace 2010-11-19 (Friday)

Ohbijou (Lisa Bozikovic)
Tranzac 2010-11-20 (Saturday)

Tranzac 2010-11-20 (Saturday)

Steven McKay / Dr. Ew
Soundscapes 2010-11-23 (Tuesday)

Sean Nicholas Savage (Wax Mannequin / Hut / Ah La Lettre)
Korova Milkbar 2010-11-24 (Wednesday)

The Wilderness of Manitoba (Leif Vollebekk / Olenka & The Autumn Lovers)
The Horseshoe 2010-11-25 (Thursday)

Sonic Boom Records 2010-11-26 (Friday)

Wavelength 511 (Mean Red Spiders / Ben Gunning / Vanessa's Entire Heart / Willow Rutherford)
The Garrison 2010-12-02 (Thursday)

(weewerk) 8th Anniversary Showcase (feat. United Steel Workers of Montreal / Elliott Brood / Great Lake Swimmers / Canteen Knockout / The Village Meat)
Silver Dollar 2010-12-03 (Friday)

The Perfect Transcription (Live Spacemen 3 & Spiritualized tribute)
Part I / Part II
The Piston 2010-12-04 (Saturday)

Jason Collett's Basement Revue (feat. Jason Collett / David O’Meara (poetry) / Jessy Bell Smith / Pasha Malla (story) / Julie Fader / Ken Babstock (poetry) / Jim Bryson / Peter Elkas)
The Dakota Tavern 2010-12-07 (Tuesday)

Hooded Fang (Santa Guerrilla / Doldrums)
Drake Underground 2010-12-09 (Thursday)

Action Makes
Sonic Boom Records / The Silver Dollar 2010-12-10 (Friday)

$100 (trio) (Kathleen Phillips / The Pining)
The Tranzac 2010-12-10 (Friday)

Brides (METZ / Tropics / Actual Water / Young Mother)
The Shop under Parts & Labour 2010-12-11 (Saturday)

Jason Collett's Basement Revue (feat. Matt Barber / David McGimpsey (poetry) / Castlemusic / Michael Helm (fiction) / Carl Wilson (music criticism) / Nathan Lawr / Doug Paisley)
Dakota Tavern 2010-12-14 (Tuesday)

The Rural Alberta Advantage (Rebekah Higgs / Gravity Wave)
Lee's Palace 2010-12-16 (Thursday)

No Shame & The Singing Lamb Present A Warm & Fuzzy Non-Denominational Holiday Party (Night Two) (feat. The Magic / Everything All The Time / THOMAS / The Winks)
The El Mocambo 2010-12-17 (Friday)

Wavelength 512 (feat. Modernboys Moderngirls / HUT / John Kameel Farah / Bryan W. Bray & Chris Worden / Taylor Patterson)
The Garrison 2010-12-26 (Sunday)

Persian Rugs (Random Order / Proof of Ghosts / Dr. Ew / Sing Leaf)
The Garrison 2010-12-28 (Tuesday)

Tranzac New Year's Eve (feat. Hooded Fang / Light Fires / Sandro Perri / The Wilderness of Manitoba / The Rural Alberta Advantage / Octoberman / Sister / I Am Robot And Proud)
The Tranzac 2010-12-31 (Friday)


  1. I hit up 17 of these shows with you, looks like.

  2. I went through my daytimer and added some stuff (in-stores, last minute walk-ups) that I didn't have here, so it'll be a couple more than seventeen.

    By a quick count, I went to about 160 "events" and saw about 275 sets. Give or take.