Thursday, January 17, 2008
burning light

Music Waste is one of my favourite events of the year. And while the festival is months away (June 5th-8th), they're already starting to raise the requisite funds. Basketball, Defektors, and i/i are donating their talent for the first of this year's fundraising shows, which goes down at the Astoria on the unfortunately overstuffed date of February 1st. And if you think you should play Music Waste, you can email Cam at cameron [AT] musicwaste.ca

i/i's also opening up an all ager at the Ukrainian Hall on January 25th. You Say Party! We Say Die! headline the show, with Fake Shark-Real Zombie and the Doers rounding out the bill.

Switch is at Republic on February 7th.

Siberian, Kay Kay & his Weathered Underground, and Octoberman are at the Media Club on February 15th.

Tom emailed about a bunch of shows he's involved with... all of which are at Hoko's

On January 30th: Overgrowing, Role Mach, Adrian Teacher, and Russian Words

February 2nd: Boogie Monster Band, the White Owls, the SSRIs, gr8-2000, and Colby Sparks

And on February 23rd: Nihilist Party, Terrorbird, Stamina Mantis, and gr8-2000.

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2/8 Twin Sister, Eleanor Friedberger, and Ava Luna @ the Media Club
2/9 David Choi @ the Rio
2/10 Secret Chiefs 3 and Dengue Fever @ the Rickshaw
2/13 White Buffalo @ the Media Club
2/14 The Ballyntines and Pleasure Cruise (TT) @ the Biltmore
2/18 Grimes w/Born Gold @ Fortune (early)
2/18 Cruel Young Heart, Young Liars, the Oh Wells, and Matiation @ the Dodson Rooms (AA)
2/18 Cursive w/UME @the Media Club
2/19 The Asteroids Galaxy Tour w/Vacationer @ Venue
2/20 Veronica Falls w/Bleached @ the Media Club
2/26 DJ Krush @ Fortune
2/29 Trevor Hall @ the Media Club
3/6 Slow Club w/Signals @ the Media Club
3/7 Cloud Nothings w/Mr. Dream @ the Media Clubr
3/8 Islands @ the Rio
3/10 Memoryhouse @ the Waldorf
3/17 William Fitzsimmons @ the Biltmore (early)
3/18 Magnetic Fields @ the Vogue (AA)
3/21 Plants & Animals>/b> @ the Rickshaw
3/22 Drive-by Truckers @ the Commodore
3/23 White Rabbits @ the Biltmore
3/23 Loney Dear @ the Media Club
3/24 Sharon Van Etten and the War on Drugs @ the Biltmore (early)
3/25 Nada Surf and An Horse @ the Rickshaw
3/27 The Ting Tings @ the Commodore
4/5 House de Racket @ the Electric Owl
4/6 Chairlift w/Nite Jewel @ the Electric Owl
4/7 Heartless Bastards @ the Media Club
4/8 Metronomy @ Venue
4/8 Gotye @ the Vogue (AA)
4/9 Cults @ Venue
4/10 First Aid Kit @ Venue
4/10 Andrew Bird w/Laura Marling @ the Vogue (AA)
4/13 The Odds and the Grapes of Wrath @ the Rickshaw
4/14 The Joel Plaskett Emergency @ the Vogue (AA)
4/24 School of Seven Bells w/Exitmusic @ the Electric Owl
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5/27 Coeur de Pirate @ Venue

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