Sunday, January 1, 2017

2016 Gig List

Track Could Bend #10 (feat. Cris Derksen / {AN} Eel + Ronley Teper / Man Made Hill)
Dundas Video 2016-01-05 (Tuesday)

Channel: Vlog (feat. Burglar / Doom Tickler / Brigitte Bardon't)
Katzman Contemporary 2016-01-12 (Tuesday)

Channel: Reality (feat. Sylvermayne / Hexzuul / Fin)
Katzman Contemporary 2016-01-13 (Wednesday)

Casual Drones 13 (feat. E ADI / Fleshtone Aura / Eric James Mayer / Ando Laj / Nyles Miszczyk & Justin M Ladd / North Atlantic Drift / Derek McKeon)
Smiling Buddha 2016-01-14 (Thursday)

Long Winter 4.3 (feat. TUNS / Vallens / LOOM / Michelle McAdorey / Indoor Voices / STÜKA / Pantayo / Khôra / STRANDS / kiwi jr. / THE SEAMS / Bossie / Overnight)
The Great Hall 2016-01-16 (Saturday)

This is Awesome
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-01-20 (Wednesday)

Josh Cole Quartet
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-01-20 (Wednesday)

Piano Party 4 (feat. Anastasia Tchernikova / Jesse Levine)
Ratio 2016-01-21 (Thursday)

Wavelength 686: Class of 2016 #5 (feat. Elliott Vincent Jones / Nailbiter / Germaphobes / Scott Hardware / West Nile)
The Silver Dollar Room 2016-01-22 (Friday)

Adam Rudolph: Go: Organic
The Music Gallery 2016-01-23 (Saturday)

Nick Fraser/Emily Denison/Josh Cole/Trevor Hogg
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-01-26 (Tuesday)

Lina Allemano's Titanium Riot (Lina Allemano Four)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-01-26 (Tuesday)

The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-01-27 (Wednesday)

Long Winter: Galleria (feat. New Fries / VCR / The Highest Order / S.H.I.T. / Teenanger)
Galleria Mall 2016-01-30 (Saturday)

Endless City: Invoking the Spirit/Vibrational Healing (feat. Cetacea / Cares / Fog Spirits / Blunt Chunks / Cyclopean Wall)
1161 Dundas St W. 2016-01-31 (Sunday)

Somewhere There Presents (feat. Radio Intro / Amy Brandon)
Array Space 2016-01-31 (Sunday)

Track Could Bend #11 (feat. David Jones/Cares/Deenzi)
Dundas Video 2016-02-02 (Tuesday)

Emergents II (feat. Lisa Conway / Linsey Wellman)
The Music Gallery 2016-02-05 (Friday)

Several Futures (Kurt Marble / The SULKS / SPOILS)
CineCycle 2016-02-06 (Saturday)

The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-02-07 (Sunday)

Wavelength Music Festival 16 – Night 1 (feat. Foxtrott / Calvin Love / Keita Juma / Blunt Chunks / Organ Mood)
The Garrison 2016-02-12 (Friday)

Wavelength Music Festival 16 – Afternoon All-ages Show (feat. Foxes in Fiction / Merganzer / Steven Lambke / Partner)
Markham House 2016-02-13 (Saturday)

Wavelength Music Festival 16 – Night 2 (feat. Duchess Says / Soupcans / Beliefs / Partner / VERSA)
The Garrison 2016-02-13 (Saturday) [FB event]

Wavelength Music Festival 16 – Night 3 (feat. Thus Owls / She-Devils / Prince Innocence / Clairmont The Second / Pantayo)
The Garrison 2016-02-14 (Sunday)

Acoustic Laptop Music (feat. Allison Cameron/John Oswald/Dan Pencer/Mark Segger/Nicholas Buligan / Victor Bateman/Rob Grieve/Tom Richards/Joe Sorbara/Steve Ward)
Array Space 2016-02-16 (Tuesday)

Long Winter 4.4 (feat. The Wooden Sky / For Esmé / Pavilion / DATU / Pet Sun / Tokyo Air Show / Ice Cream / Poster Boy / Craig Dunsmuir and Dun-Dun Band / The Jim Storie Juniors / Myriad3 / The Nick Fraser Sextet)
The Great Hall 2016-02-19 (Friday)

Inyrdisk Death Match (feat. Not The Wind, Not The Flag / Fleshtone Aura / Doom Tickler / Brothers In Milk)
1161 Dundas St. West 2016-02-25 (Thursday)

Somewhere There Creative Music Festival 2016 – Show 1 (feat. Joe Strutt [talk] / The Nick Storring Band / SlowPitchSound / Ronley Teper & The Lipliners)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2016-02-26 (Friday)

Somewhere There Creative Music Festival 2016 – Show 2 (feat. Solo Improvisation Roundtable plus solo sets from Peter Lutek / Germaine Liu / Paul Newman / Kyle Brenders / Ken Aldcroft / Nicole Rampersaud)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2016-02-27 (Saturday)

Somewhere There Creative Music Festival 2016 – Show 3 (feat. Interstellar Tentet / Ugly Beauties / Kyle Brenders Ensemble / The Polka Dogs)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2016-02-27 (Saturday)

Somewhere There Creative Music Festival 2016 – Show 4 (feat. The Humber Composers Collective / Swankey, Duncan, and Oore)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2016-02-28 (Sunday)

Somewhere There Creative Music Festival 2016 – Show 5 (feat. FOG / Ways / THREADS (Quintet))
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2016-02-28 (Sunday)

Track Could Bend #12 (feat. Ways+ / James Bailey / Remedy Malahyde)
Dundas Video 2016-03-01 (Tuesday)

Older Altar: Music by Colin Labadie and Jeffrey Roberts (feat. Jeffrey Roberts / CelloPhone / Wesley Shen)
Canadian Music Centre 2016-03-04 (Friday)

Somewhere There presents: All-Set! Triple Album Launch (feat. Ali Berkok / Mike Smith and Jonathan Adjemian / See Through Five)
Array Space 2016-03-05 (Saturday)

Somewhere There presents (feat. Jeffrey Roberts / Heidi Chan/Branko Džinovic / Shahriyar Jamshidi/Sarah Peebles)
Array Space 2016-03-06 (Sunday)

Aurochs with Christine Bougie
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-03-08 (Tuesday)

Rangda (Wyrd Visions / Sacred Lamp)
Double Double Land 2016-03-08 (Tuesday)

MIMICO (Moonwood / zhang³ / Fake Humans)
Smiling Buddha 2016-03-10 (Thursday)

Daniel Pencer/Christopher Willes/Colin Fisher (Nick Storring/Phillipe Melanson)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-03-12 (Saturday)

Somewhere There's Second Sunday Series: COBRA / Temporary Ensembles (feat. Chris Adriaanse/Rob Diack/Cory Latkovich/Jonathan Luke/Paul Newman/Daniel Pencer/Joe Sorbara/Laura Swankey/Logan Mills)
Array Space 2016-03-13 (Sunday)

Josh Cole Quartet with Dan Pencer
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-03-16 (Wednesday)

Long Winter 4.5a (feat. No Record / Triple Gangers / WHOOP-Szo / BABY CAGES / The Queer Songbook Orchestra / The Holy Gasp / AVANT KOOL / Spots / Isaac Vallentin)
The Great Hall 2016-03-18 (Friday)

Long Winter 4.5b (feat. Cousins / JOOJ / Phrase Velocity / TRIAGE / Witch Prophet / Thin Edge New Music Collective/ Long Branch / Dorothea Paas / CCMC)
The Great Hall 2016-03-19 (Saturday)

Bedroom Projects (feat. Gambletron / Castle If / Dead Neighbourhoods / Roljui)
Handlebar 2016-03-20 (Sunday)

Music for Small Spaces (feat. TorQ Percussion Quartet)
Canadian Music Centre 2016-02-22 (Tuesday)

No Octopus Dances
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-03-23 (Wednesday)

Dust: The Quietest Big Band in the World
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-03-23 (Wednesday)

Os Tropies
Burdock Music Hall 2016-03-24 (Thursday)

Wavelength 696: Don't Speak (feat. Benoît Pioulard / North Atlantic Drift / David Jones)
Array Space 2016-03-25 (Friday)

Burn Down The Capital presents (feat. M. Lamar / Clara Engel / Bryan Bray & Germaine Liu / Manticore)
Ratio 2016-03-26 (Saturday)

King Weather (No Angels Dancing)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-03-27 (Sunday)

Made To Break (Nicole Rampersaud)
Burdock Music Hall 2016-03-31 (Thursday)

FASTER Presents (feat. FASTER / Darlene Cuevas/Michael Lynn/Yusuke Furutate)
Gerrard Art Space 2016-04-02 (Saturday)

Track Could Bend #13: First Anniversary All-Star Spectacular! (feat. Jason Doell/Ted Phillips / Matt Miller/Ben Sirois/Leslie Predie/Minesh Mandoda / Anna Mernieks/Mike Duffield/Colin Fisher/Kristel Jax / Neil Rankin/{AN} eel/Michael Kaler/Glen Hall / Ah! la lettre!/James Beardmore/Ian McPhedran/Dave Rodgers / David Jones/APA / Scott Cameron/Chris Sankey/Michelle Breslin/Brian Abbott / Randy Gagne/Kayla Milmine/James Bailey)
Dundas Video 2016-04-05 (Tuesday)

Emergents III (feat. Jeremy Bellaviti / The Science of What?)
The Music Gallery 2016-04-08 (Friday)

Make Some Noise 10th Anniversary (feat. Weaves / Twist)
Toronto Reference Library 2016-04-09 (Saturday)

Somewhere There's Second Sunday Series (feat. sLAB / Queen Victrola)
Array Space 2016-04-10 (Sunday)

Somewhere There presents (feat. Jazz Bras Dot Com / Luscar / No Seas)
Array Space 2016-04-13 (Wednesday)

Soundstreams: Steve Reich at 80
Massey Hall 2016-04-14 (Thursday)

Record Store Day (feat. Partner / Eucalyptus / Above Top Secret / ZONES)
Sonic Boom 2016-04-16 (Saturday)

The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-04-16 (Saturday)

The Beverleys (Plasmalab / Surinam / Crosss)
Smiling Buddha 2016-04-16 (Saturday)

No Octopus Dances
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-04-20 (Wednesday)

Christine Duncan/Patrick O'Reilly/Laura Swankey
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-04-20 (Wednesday)

Images Festival: Earwitness 2016 (feat. Eve Egoyan)
Aga Khan Museum 2016-04-21 (Thursday)

Invocation presents Quiet Quiet Annex Lights (feat. Michael Hurley / Fiver)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2016-04-22 (Friday)

St. Dirt Elementary School (DUST: The Quietest Big Band in the Known World)
The Music Gallery 2016-04-29 (Friday)

Hirut Restaurant 2016-04-30 (Saturday)

Track Could Bend #14 (feat. Glamour Nails / Kosher Dill Spears / Terms Of Venery)
Dundas Video 2016-05-03 (Tuesday)

The GGS New Music Ensemble
Conservatory Theatre 2016-05-05 (Thursday)

Shhhhh (feat. Retired / New Positions / Blue Light / Kapali Carsi)
Toronto Public Library – Parkdale Branch, Basement Auditorium 2016-05-07 (Saturday)

Feast In The East 5 Year Anniversary – Day 2 (feat. MATROX / Blonde Elvis / Germaphobes / Castle If)
Anchored Social Club 2016-05-07 (Saturday)

Somewhere There presents (feat. Xavier Charles + Éric Normand / Waniuk + Arulanandam / Saumer + Tielli)
Ratio 2016-05-12 (Thursday)

Josh Cole/Colin Fisher/Brandon Valdivia
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-05-18 (Wednesday)

The Mean (Toblerone Boys / Processor / James Wyatt Crosby)
The Piston 2016-05-19 (Thursday)

B-17 (Prince Ness / Glass Slipper / Sissy Boy)
The Silver Dollar Room 2016-05-20 (Friday)

Audiopollination #42.2 (feat. The Lady Hedonism Consort of Toronto / Alexandra Spence/Diane Roblin / Alexandra Spence/Paul Newman)
Array Space 2016-05-22 (Sunday)

Dun-Dun Band (Craig Dunsmuir [solo])
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-05-24 (Tuesday)

Wolf's Nacho Wednesdays (feat. Brodie West & Fleshtone Aura / Matt "Doc" Dunn)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-05-25 (Wednesday)

Peter Brötzmann & Heather Leigh (Doc Dunn + The Petit Range)
The Velvet Underground 2016-05-27 (Friday)

Drone Therapy: National Drone Day at the Music Gallery
The Music Gallery's courtyard 2016-05-28 (Saturday)

Wavelength 701: 21C Festival (feat. Jherek Bischoff / Dawn Of Midi / The Visit)
Koerner Hall 2016-05-28 (Saturday)

Octopus Curls
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-05-29 (Sunday)

Gilliam/Milmine/Pottie (Brian Abbott/Nilan Perera)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-05-29 (Sunday)

Last Minute Quintet (Brian Abbott/Paul Newman/Ted Phillips)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-05-31 (Tuesday)

Wolf's Nacho Wednesdays (feat. Ghostlight)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-06-01 (Wednesday)

Music in St. James Park (feat. The Holy Gasp)
St. James Park 2016-06-02 (Thursday)

Invocation presents (feat. Colleen / Picastro / Justin Small)
Ratio 2016-06-02 (Thursday)

The Highest Order
Comfort Zone 2016-06-04 (Saturday)

Martha (GREX)
Church of St. Andrew by-the-lake 2016-06-05 (Sunday)

Track Could Bend #15 (feat. Cetacea / KASHKA / Swankey/O'Reilly/Furlong)
Dundas Video 2016-06-07 (Tuesday)

The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-06-08 (Wednesday)

Burn Down The Capital presents (feat. Jooklo Duo with Colin Fisher / CCMC / Cory Latkovich & Robert Grieve)
Ratio 2016-06-13 (Monday)

The Burning Hell (Dave Bidini)
Monarch Tavern 2016-06-15 (Wednesday)

NO FEST: Day Party (feat. Casper Skulls / Pet Sun / PONY)
The Garrison (front room) 2016-06-18 (Saturday)

Music Gallery Departures Series (feat. The Out Louds / MTT / Michael Keith/Pedram Khavarzamini)
Array Space 2016-06-18 (Saturday)

Somewhere There presents (feat. Castor & Compagnie)
Array Space 2016-06-19 (Sunday)

Toronto Creative Music Lab: Open Score Performances
Ratio 2016-06-21 (Tuesday)

Brodie West Quintet (Rob Clutton)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-06-22 (Wednesday)

Isla Craig (Jess Kussin)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-06-22 (Wednesday)

Solonation (feat. Heidi Chan / Kayla Grant / Aki Takahashi / Nicole Rampersaud / Xuan Ye)
Array Space 2016-06-25 (Saturday)

Music Gallery Departures Series (feat. Endangered Blood / The Mike Smith Company / Body Help)
Burdock Music Hall 2016-06-28 (Tuesday)

Somewhere There Presents (feat. Tatsuya Nakatani / Ken Aldcroft/Rob Clutton/Dan Pencer/Tatsuya Nakatani / Horseman, Pass By)
Burdock Music Hall 2016-06-29 (Wednesday)

Track Could Bend #16: unc_RLed (feat. Germaine Liu/ Jonathan Adjemian/Matt Smith / Nicole Rampersaud/Colin Fisher / Allison Cameron/Jason Doell/Stephen Parkinson)
Dundas Video 2016-07-05 (Tuesday)

Celebrating Jazz at York University Libraries (feat. Brodie West & Rob Clutton)
Scott Library Collaboratory 2016-07-07 (Thursday)

Invocation presents (feat. Dirty Inputs / Memorex)
Array Space 2016-07-07 (Thursday)

Feast In The East 58 (feat. Doomsquad with Not The Wind, Not The Flag / Isla Craig / Pantayo)
Prairie Drive Park 2016-07-09 (Saturday)

Music at Tibet Kitchen (feat. Simone Schmidt / Karen Ng / Blunt Chunks / Hoover Party)
Tibet Kitchen & Garden 2016-07-10 (Sunday)

NASA [Noise Against Sexual Assault] (feat. Baby Cages / Doom Tickler / Eyeballs / Brigitte Bardon't & SlowPitchSound / APA & Jason Doell / Hexzuul)
Double Double Land 2016-07-10 (Sunday)

The Emmet Ray 2016-07-17 (Sunday)

Somewhere There presents (feat. Noah Sherman Quartet
The Emmet Ray 2016-07-17 (Sunday)

Wolf's Nacho Wednesdays (feat. Germaine Liu + Allison Cameron)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-07-20 (Wednesday)

Wolf's Nacho Wednesdays (feat. Mas Aya + Khôra / Kyle Brenders + Andrew Zukerman)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-07-20 (Wednesday)

Surinam (Soupcans / Frustrations / Retired)
Owl's Club 2016-07-21 (Thursday)

BIG on Bloor Festival (feat. Eucalyptus / LAL / Prince Nifty / OG Melody / Mamalia)
St. Clarens Stage 2016-07-23 (Saturday)

Audiopollination 44.2 (feat. Sound of The Mountain / Craig Pederson/Tania Gill / Elizabeth Millar/John Oswald/ Heidi Chan/Matt Miller)
Array Space 2016-07-24 (Sunday)

LUKA (Stephen Prickett)
Burdock Music Hall 2016-07-26 (Tuesday)

Track Could Bend #17 (feat. Kapali Carsi / ZOË / Professor Andy Dolgin and the Cereal Killers)
Dundas Video 2016-08-02 (Tuesday)

SummerWorks: Summer Drift
Pia Bouman School for Ballet 2016-08-06 (Saturday)

Arachnids at the Tiger Bar (feat. CHOBO / Heraclitus Akimbo / Beard Closet / BABEL)
Tiger Bar 2016-08-06 (Saturday)

Audiopollination #45.1 (feat. Sandy Ewen/Andrew Furlong/Olya Glotka / Sandy Ewen/William Davison/Alan Bloor/Michael Lynn / Sandy Ewen)
Array Space 2016-08-07 (Sunday)

SummerWorks (feat. D'Bi. & The 333)
Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement 2016-08-09 (Tuesday)

Bloodshot Bill (catl / Suitcase Sam)
The Silver Dollar Room 2016-08-10 (Wednesday)

SummerWorks: Goggles Must Be Worn at All Times/Glitter Jesus (feat. Zoo Owl / Kurt Marble)
Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement 2016-08-11 (Thursday)

Counterstasis (feat. Bill Gilliam/Glen Hall/Joe Sorbara)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-08-12 (Friday)

SummerWorks: Sound Circuitz (feat. Baby Cages / Special Costello)
Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement 2016-08-12 (Friday)

SummerWorks: High Blood (feat. DATU & HATAW)
Pia Bouman School for Ballet and Creative Movement 2016-08-13 (Saturday)

Eric Chenaux (Ryan Driver)
Burdock Music Hall 2016-08-13 (Saturday)

Habari Africa Festival (feat. Afrafranto)
Harbourfront Centre – Concert Stage 2016-08-14 (Sunday)

Somewhere There's Second Sunday Series (feat. Ali Berkok + Diane Roblin / Bryan Qu Large Ensemble)
Array Space 2016-08-14 (Sunday)

Camp Wavelength (feat. Operators / Jef E. Barbara's Black Space / For Esmé / M.A BEAT! / Wolf Saga / Latasha Alcindor a.k.a. L.A. / Brendan Philip)
Artscape Gibraltar Point 2016-08-19 (Friday)

Camp Wavelength (feat. Cloud Nothings / Odonis Odonis / Moss Lime / LAL / Spek Won / Casper Skulls / Hex / In Synch feat. Cory Latkovich / Guerilla Toss / Petra Glynt / Scott Hardware / Nhapitapi Mbira)
Artscape Gibraltar Point 2016-08-20 (Saturday)

Camp Wavelength (feat. Young Galaxy / Lydia Ainsworth / Bruce Peninsula / Bart / Michelle McAdorey / Castle If)
Artscape Gibraltar Point 2016-08-21 (Sunday)

Wolf's Nacho Wednesdays presents Abundant Habitat (feat. APA / Isla Craig / Not The Wind, Not The Flag)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-08-24 (Wednesday)

Invocation Residency Series (feat. Arrington de Dionyso / Doom Tickler / Ben Grossman + Dan Paille)
Array Space 2016-08-26 (Friday)

Arrington de Dionyso & Pierre-Luc Simon (Raphael Foisy-Couture/Vicky Mettler/Colin Fisher)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-08-27 (Saturday)

XHE & Healing Power present: WET TECH (feat. New Chance / SourPussy / Tax Haven / / XHE Reservoirists)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2016-08-27 (Saturday)

Will Kidman (EONS / Misha Bower)
Church of St. Andrew by-the-lake 2016-08-28 (Sunday)

Cell Memory & Castle If (Hexzuul / Psychic Pollution / Mystic Triangle)
Monarch Tavern 2016-08-28 (Sunday)

Fisher/Hundevad/Gennaro (Carl Didur)
Array Space 2016-08-30 (Tuesday)

Intersection Day 1 (feat. Elliott Sharp / Thin Edge New Music Collective / Soupcans)
Soybomb 2016-09-02 (Friday)

Intersection Day 2 (feat. Absolutely Free with Contact / Imaginary Flesh / Kyle Brenders Ensemble / Gates / Raphael Weinroth-Browne / Michael Snow & Mani Mazinani / Brian Ruryk)
Yonge-Dundas Square 2016-09-03 (Saturday)

Nite Comfort 37 (feat. SlowPitchSound & Germaine Liu / Heraclitus Akimbo)
Handlebar 2016-09-04 (Sunday)

Lunchtime Live! (feat. Lido Pimienta)
Yonge-Dundas Square 2016-09-05 (Monday)

Track Could Bend #18 (feat. Catholic Wilt / Isla Craig / Mark Hundevad & Mike Gennaro)
Dundas Video 2016-09-06 (Tuesday)

Dolly Parton
M----- Amphitheatre 2016-09-09 (Friday)

Several Futures and Jonathan Culp (Cameron/Cole/Perri/Rampersaud)
Array Space 2016-09-13 (Tuesday)

New Age / Nacho Wednesday (feat. Heraclitus Akimbo / Cosmic Homeostasis)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-09-14 (Wednesday)

Wolf's Nacho Wednesdays (feat. Anthony Argatoff/Matt Miller/Dan Pencer/Heather Saumer / Anthony Argatoff/Matt Miller)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-09-14 (Wednesday)

LP's LPs 4th anniversary (feat. Castle If / Toblerone Boys)
LP's LPs 2016-09-15 (Thursday)

Twist (Pkew Pkew Pkew / Dusted / Bobbypin)
The Baby G 2016-09-16 (Friday)

Bloor Ossington Folk Festival (feat. Motherhood / Little You Little Me / The Wilderness of Manitoba / Steve Lambke / catl / Bidiniband / Hooded Fang / Julie Doiron and the Wrong Guys)
Christie Pits Park 2016-09-17 (Saturday)

The Mekons (Skinny Lister)
The Horseshoe Tavern 2016-09-17 (Saturday)

Bloor Ossington Folk Festival (feat. The Idaho Stop / Bart / Wax Mannequin / Eamon McGrath / Will Kidman / By Divine Right / The Highest Order / The Cosmic Range / Bry Webb & the Providers)
Christie Pits Park 2016-09-18 (Sunday)

Wolf's Nacho Wednesdays (feat. c_RL)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-09-21 (Wednesday)

Wolf's Nacho Wednesdays (feat. The Josh Cole Quartet)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-09-21 (Wednesday)

Brodie West
Alexandra Park 2016-09-23 (Friday)

Wolf's Nacho Wednesdays: Piano Party (feat. Tania Gill / Doug Tielli)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-09-28 (Wednesday)

Wolf's Nacho Wednesdays: Broken Guitars & Shattered Dreams (feat. Brian Ruryk / Kapali Carsi / Determinist?)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-09-28 (Wednesday)

Nite Comfort 38 (feat. URM / Johan Seaton)
Handlebar 2016-10-02 (Sunday)

Track Could Bend #19 (feat. CHOBO with strings / Goosey / INCHOATE)
Dundas Video 2016-10-04 (Tuesday)

CMC Presents: Bridging Worlds (feat. Allison Cameron & Heraclitus Akimbo)
Canadian Music Centre 2016-10-06 (Thursday)

Tribute to the Life of Ken Aldcroft (feat. Woodshed Brass Band Second Line Parade / Liam Aldcroft / Mike Gennaro & Colin Fisher / Ikea Monkeys / Ken Aldcroft's Convergence Ensemble / Drum Thunder / Buster Keaton Wind Trio / Woodshed Orchestra and Friends)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2016-10-07 (Friday)

The AMBiENT PiNG (feat. North Atlantic Drift / Valiska)
Handlebar 2016-10-11 (Tuesday)

X Avant XI (feat. Egyptrixx / The Dun-Dun Band / Deenzi)
The Music Gallery 2016-10-13 (Thursday)

X Avant XI (feat. Pauline Oliveros/Ione/Anne Bourne/Doug Van Nort / Merganzer)
The Music Gallery 2016-10-14 (Friday)

X Avant XI (feat. Sarah Neufeld / Dialectica)
The Music Gallery 2016-10-15 (Saturday)

DAS RAD (Surinam / TRAITRS / Alpha Strategy)
The Baby G 2016-10-15 (Saturday)

X Avant XI (feat. Roscoe Mitchell and the Montreal–Toronto Art Orchestra)
The Music Gallery 2016-10-16 (Sunday)

Body Help + Dan Pencer (New Chance / Brodie West + Fleshtone Aura)
Burdock Music Hall 2016-10-17 (Monday)

Memorex (Gabe Knox / Bodies That Matter)
The Baby G 2016-10-20 (Thursday)

Faster Presents: Odd Electronics (feat. Jason Doell / Turtles All The Way Down / Brian Abbott with Ted Phillips)
Gerrard Art Space 2016-10-21 (Friday)

OFF WORLD LP 1 Release Weekend (feat. Off World / Kat Estacio / Sicke)
Ratio 2016-10-22 (Saturday)

OFF WORLD LP 1 Release Weekend (feat. Off World / Fleshtone Aura / Cell Memory)
Ratio 2016-10-23 (Sunday)

Retired (Pissbowelking / Fake Humans / Doom Tickler)
The Baby G 2016-10-27 (Thursday)

All-Set! Autumn Release Show (feat. See Through 5 / Aurochs / The Mike Smith Company)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2016-10-28 (Friday)

HSY (Vallens / Dri Hiev / Protruders)
Monarch Tavern 2016-10-31 (Monday)

Track Could Bend #20 (feat. Determinist? / Billion-Year Contract / Bears and Children)
Dundas Video 2016-11-01 (Tuesday)

416 Toronto Creative Improvisers Festival (feat. EAO & Doug Van Nort / Nidus)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-11-02 (Wednesday)

Mechanical Forest Sound Presents: 416 Toronto Creative Improvisers Festival (feat. All Ears, All Thumbs / Man Made Hill + Friends / Deenzi)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-11-03 (Thursday)

416 Toronto Creative Improvisers Festival (feat. Matt Miller / Mirapolis / Heraclitus Akimbo)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-11-04 (Friday)

416 Toronto Creative Improvisers Festival (feat. The Trouble with Billionaires / Faster / Kyle Brenders Big Band)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-11-05 (Saturday)

Brodie West/Tania Gill/Alexei Orechin
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-11-09 (Wednesday)

Ken Aldcroft Convergence Ensemble
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-11-09 (Wednesday)

Deliluh (Mazola / Marine Dreams / Clamaglamza)
Owl's Club – basement 2016-11-10 (Thursday)

Audiopollination #48.2: 4th anniversary celebration (feat. James Bailey/Dan Tapper/Russell Matthews / Neil Wiernik/Darlene Cora / Lorne J. Shapiro/Mike Lynn / Dshelly/Arnd Jurgensen/Harrison Vetro)
Array Space 2016-11-12 (Saturday)

Emergents I (feat. Völur / Wapiti)
The Music Gallery 2016-11-17 (Thursday)

Diane Roblin/Jonathan Adjemian
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-11-20 (Sunday)

Music Gallery Departures Series (feat. Micro-Ritmia Ensemble / Taktus / Ben Grossman)
The Tranzac (Main Hall) 2016-11-20 (Sunday)

Piano Party! (feat. Mike Smith / Jonathan Adjemian)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-11-30 (Wednesday)

Wolf's Nacho Wednesdays (feat. Allison Cameron/Josh Cole/Sandro Perri/Nicole Rampersaud)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-11-30 (Wednesday)

New Fries (Fountain / Carl Didur / Private Joy)
The Garrison 2016-12-01 (Thursday)

Long Winter 5.1 (feat. Mazola / Zoe Sky Jordan / Cupcake Ductape / OBUXUM / Twist / Blonde Elvis / Chastity)
SPK Polish Combatants' Hall 2016-12-02 (Friday)

Moondog 100 (feat. Nexus with Suba Sankaran / The Mike Smith Company)
The Music Gallery 2016-12-03 (Saturday)

Nite Comfort 40 (feat. Prone / Squelcher)
Handlebar 2016-12-04 (Sunday)

Track Could Bend #21 (feat. No Parking / Heather Saumer / Del Stephen & The Bedroom Refuge Holiday)
Dundas Video 2016-12-06 (Tuesday)

Heavy Metalloid Music: Book Launch (feat. Simply Saucer)
Monarch Tavern 2016-12-11 (Sunday)

Best Man
The Emmet Ray 2016-12-12 (Monday)

Thom Gill/Philippe Melanson/Dan Fortin/Ryan Driver
The Emmet Ray 2016-12-12 (Monday)

Wolf's Nacho Wednesdays (feat. Brodie West Quintet)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-12-14 (Wednesday)

Music By & For Ken Aldcroft, I (feat. Paul Newman / Alaniaris / Tania Gill/ Wes Neal/ Joe Sorbara)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-12-14 (Wednesday)

Odonis Odonis (Doomsquad / Vallens)
The Garrison 2016-12-16 (Friday)

Holiday Wassail (feat. Kith & Kin)
The Music Gallery 2016-12-17 (Saturday)

Susan Alcorn (Peggy Lee / Doc Dunn & Co.)
Ratio 2016-12-18 (Sunday)

Music Gallery Departures Series (feat. Andrea Parkins/Lina Allemano/Germaine Liu/Jason Doell / Joyfultalk / Magic Hour)
The Music Gallery 2016-12-20 (Tuesday)

Jennifer Castle (Cindy Lee / Martha Farquhar-McDonnell)
The Horseshoe Tavern 2016-12-21 (Wednesday)

Connor Bennett/Aaron Hutchinson/Trevor Turple (Ryan Driver/JIm Sexton)
The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) 2016-12-22 (Thursday)

Zacht Automaat (Fresh Snow)
Double Double Land 2016-12-29 (Thursday)

Telephone Explosion presents: Xmas Food Drive (feat. Teenanger / Hooded Fang / WHIMM )
The Baby G 2016-12-30 (Friday)

Tranzac New Years Eve Party (feat. Casper Skulls / Doldrums & Petra Glynt / Man Made Hill / Picastro / Isla Craig / Not The Wind, Not The Flag & Friends / New Chance / Zoo Owl)
The Tranzac 2016-12-31 (Saturday)

Longform reviews of these shows are not currently likely. Recordings from many of these can be found if you dig through the tag cloud in the right-hand column.

1 comment:

  1. By a rough count, I went to something like 211 gigs in 2016 — I guess I'm slowing down with age.

    By month:
    January – 16
    February – 17
    March – 20
    April – 16
    May – 17
    June – 18
    July – 14
    August – 23
    September – 19
    October – 18
    November – 14
    December – 19

    Popular venues this year (places I went to three or more times):
    The Tranzac (Southern Cross Lounge) (48)
    Array Space (20)
    The Music Gallery (13)
    Dundas Video (12)
    The Tranzac (Main Hall) (11)
    Ratio (9)
    Burdock Music Hall (7)
    The Baby G (5)
    The Garrison (5)
    Handlebar (5)
    The Emmet Ray (4)
    The Great Hall (4)
    Monarch Tavern (4)
    Canadian Music Centre (3)
    Double Double Land (3)
    The Silver Dollar Room (3)
    Smiling Buddha (3)