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Live Music: The Rural Alberta Advantage at The Danforth Music Hall, Toronto.

Bringing an end to a year full of world touring The Rural Alberta Advantage came home to a sold out show at Toronto’s Danforth Music Hall. Playing off the back of their recently released third album Mended With Gold the three [...]

December 19, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
Sidewalk Hustle's Best Photos of 2014

Sidewalk Hustle’s Best Photos of 2014

2014 was a busy year for the Sidewalk Hustle team. Don’t believe us? We managed to take in over 160 live events that span the globe everywhere from Melbourne to Toronto. You could spend your day reviewing them all here, but [...]

December 17, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: The Hold Steady & Single Mothers at The Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto

Acclaimed Brookyln rock band The Hold Steady helped kick off the 67th Birthday of Toronto’s Horseshoe Tavern last night. Playing the first of four shows, the bands absolutely electric energy gave fans a taste of what to expect over the [...]

December 11, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: City & Colour at The Great Hall, Toronto

In partnership with Google Music, City & Colour’s Dallas Green came to Toronto’s The Great Hall on Thursday night. Playing a small venue like this, to a group of lucky fans who managed to win tickets it was sure to be [...]

December 5, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Allah-Las at Horseshoe Tavern, Toronto

Californian surf pop group Allah-Las blasted their retro 60’s guitar music to a jam-packed Horseshoe Tavern. On this night, it seemed as though the four piece’s sound fit perfectly to the venue’s aesthetic and ambience as the broad demographic of [...]

November 30, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Arkells, X Ambassadors at The Danforth Music Hall, Toronto

Hamilton rock heroes Arkells took to the stage at The Danforth Music Hall on Thursday for the first of three sold out shows. If any band deserves such a riotous homecoming show it’s this one, having played across town for several [...]

November 28, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Amanda Palmer at Lee’s Palace, Toronto

Controversial musician, TED Talker, and newly best selling author Amanda Palmer came to Toronto’s Lee’s Palace as part of the tour for her new book The Art Of Asking. The format for these shows was one part concert, one part [...]

November 26, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Converse Rubber Tracks presents Deafheaven & Programm at The Opera House, Toronto

Friday night brought critically acclaimed black metal band Deafheaven back to Toronto, performing as part of Converse’s Rubber Tracks series at the Opera House. Despite having played only 2 months ago at the same venue the band still managed to [...]

November 22, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Tei Shi & Seoul at Drake Underground, Toronto

Brooklyn-based Canuck Tei Shi is no new comer in the music scene yet she has managed to go viral in the last couple of months. With mentions in i-D and Interview, topping must-see CMJ lists last month, and hitting the [...]

November 18, 2014 Concert Reviews
Close Talker at the Garrison

Live Music: Close Talker at the Garrison, Toronto

With the growing buzz Close Talker has been gaining over the past couple of weeks, we decided to check out them out at the Garrison on Friday night. The Saskatchewan “it” band drew in a sizeable crowd, considering it was [...]

November 17, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: PUP, Indian Handcrafts, & Life in Vacuum at Lee’s Palace, Toronto

It was a glorious homecoming for Toronto’s PUP on Saturday night, after nearly 15 months of constant touring, and coming off their first ever headlining US run, they stormed a sold out Lee’s Palace. Playing off the back of their spectacular [...]

November 17, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: Les Marinellis, School Damage, New Swears, First Base at Izakaya Sushi House, Toronto.

Canadian Punk Rock took centre stage at Izakaya Sushi House on Friday night. Featuring sets from Montreal band Les Marinellis, School Damage, Ottawa group New Swears and First Base. The draw of the night was definitely Ottawa group New Swears, [...]

November 16, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: ANTEMASQUE, Le Butcherettes at The Mod Club, Toronto

American rock group ANTEMASQUE, comprising former key members of The Mars Volta, rolled through Toronto’s Mod Club on Friday night. The band, anchored by Mars Volta/At The Drive-In members Omar Rodriguez-Lopez and Cedric Bixler-Zavala, are on tour off the back [...]

November 16, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Deerhoof, Priests, & White Reaper at Lee’s Palace, Toronto

San Francisco punks Deerhoof brought their new album to Lee’s Palace last night in Toronto. The four piece are touring on their new record La Isla Bonita, which only just came out. It was hard to tell from the crowd though [...]

November 14, 2014 Concert Reviews, Music
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Live Music: PartyNextDoor with Drake at Mod Club, Toronto

Last night, Wednesday November 12th, OVO Sound singer and producer Party Next Door took to the stage at his sold out Toronto show. Tickets for the intimate hometown show sold out within minutes when they went on sale, so you [...]

November 13, 2014 Concert Reviews