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NXNE Guide to Ossington – Saturday Edition

downloadHere’s our Saturday guide for music and comedy lovers who want to check out some of the great NXNE action in our immediate area. Within a short walk there’s also more great music at The Great Hall, The Drake Hotel, The Gladstone Hotel and the Mod Club. Check out the NXNE guide for more details. You can also read our calendar for other events happening in the neighbourhood.

NXNE kicks off early on the weekend, with free shows in Trinity Bellwoods brought to you by Young Lions Music Club. Their Great Hearts Music Festival features acoustic music south of the Dog Bowl:

1:00pm: Jane’s Party -  Party rock band
2:00pm: Tyler Kyte: Guitar player-singer songwriter
2:30pm: Northcote: Bob Seger voice, sing-along songs
3:00pm: Taylor Knox: Poppy upbeat music that reminds us of Brendan Benson and Franz Ferdinand
3:30pm: Paper Lions: Quartet with beautiful harmonies and rocking guitars
4:00pm: Svavar Knutur: Icelandic troubadour
4:30pm: Eons: Male/Female pair who often play with Bruce Peninsula
5:00pm: Absolutely Free: Self-described psych rock world art rock avant garde

More unofffical (and free music) at Reposado, where Duggan’s Brewery also offers beer samples, the patio will be open and they’ll be flipping sausages and burgers for eating:

2:30 – The Dickens - Fast paced garage rock
3:30 – Station Twang – Country rock featuring Reposadist Sandy McFayden and Mike Duggan on drums
4:30: Rob n’ Bob Power Duo featuring Great Bob Scott

The Garrison: Hand Drawn Dracula showcase

8:00 PM breeze - Ethereal pop ala Belle and Sebastian
9:00 PM Cousins – Garage rock crossed with punk
10:00 PM Beliefs – Catchy atmospheric pop
11:00 PM Dusted – Brian Borcherdt of Holy Fuck fame leads this new band. The place will be busy and rocking.
12:00 AM Tangiers – Punky garage rock similar to The Vines
1:00 AM doomsquad – Synthy atmospheric music
2:00 AM Dream Affair – Industrial post punk
3:00 AM Greys – Loud rock band

The Dakota Tavern:

8:00 PM Jonah Tolchin – Flat picking guitar virtuoso with a bluesy singing style
9:00 PM Dusty Sunshine – Rollicking country from 6 women – if you liked O Brother, Where Art Thou
10:00 PM The Roseville Band – Welsh band with horns and guitars were a big hit at NXNE 2012
11:00 PM The Sumner Brothers – Alt-country band from Vancouver plays the perfect Toronto venue for their sound
12:00 AM Andrea England – Folk country singer with a sultry voice
1:00 AM Meanwood – Country five piece includes 2 guitars, accordion and banjo
2:00 AM Ketch Harbour Wolves – If you missed The National last night, go see this band

The Painted Lady:

8:00 PM ATTAGIRL
9:00 PM Teen Violence – Early Beatles pop sounds, not what you’d expect from the band name
11:00 PM Little Creatures – Anthem rock from a guitar/drum duo
12:00 AM Brave Parents – Moody and synthy energetic pop
1:00 AM The Pinz – Green Day influence punk pop
2:00 AM Silvergun & Spleen – Fast paced new wave

Comedy at the Lower Ossington Theatre:

8:00 PM Barry Taylor
8:10 PM James Nghiem
8:20 PM Paul Thompson
8:30 PM Lianne Mauladin
8:40 PM Daniel Woodrow
8:50 PM Amanda Brooke Perrin
9:10 PM Debra DiGiovanni
10:00 PM Tim Golden
10:20 PM Definition Of Knowledge
10:30 PM Nick Flanagan
10:40 PM Todd Graham
10:50 PM Sandra Battaglini
11:10 PM Precious Chong

Upcoming Events

Nov
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10:00 am Bluegrass Brunch @ The Dakota Tavern
Bluegrass Brunch @ The Dakota Tavern
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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2:00 pm Evita @ Lower Ossington Theatre
Evita @ Lower Ossington Theatre
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Evita @ Lower Ossington Theatre
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2:00 pm Spamalot @ Lower Ossington Theatre
Spamalot @ Lower Ossington Theatre
Nov 1 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
SPAMALOT tells the legendary tale of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table and features a bevy (or possibly a brace) of beautiful show girls, witch-burnings (cancelled – health & safety), flying cows,[...]
4:00 pm Gypsy Jazz w/ Michael J @ The Communist's Daughter
Gypsy Jazz w/ Michael J @ The Communist's Daughter
Nov 1 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
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7:00 pm Pumpkin Parade @ Trinity Bellwoods Park
Pumpkin Parade @ Trinity Bellwoods Park
Nov 1 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Pumpkin Parade @ Trinity Bellwoods Park
There will be a PUMPKIN PARADE in Trinity Bellwoods on Saturday, November 1st. Drop off pumpkins along the footpath heading east off Crawford (north of the playground) any time that day with a tealight inside[...]
8:00 pm Evita @ Lower Ossington Theatre
Evita @ Lower Ossington Theatre
Nov 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Evita @ Lower Ossington Theatre
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8:00 pm Evita @ Lower Ossington Theatre
Evita @ Lower Ossington Theatre
Nov 1 @ 8:00 pm – 10:15 pm
Evita @ Lower Ossington Theatre
Eva Perón used her smarts and charisma to rise meteorically from the slums of Argentina to the presidential mansion as First Lady. Adored by her people as a champion for the poor, she became one[...]
8:00 pm The Rocky Horror Cabaret Show @ Lower Ossington Theatre
The Rocky Horror Cabaret Show @ Lower Ossington Theatre
Nov 1 @ 8:00 pm – 9:45 pm
The Rocky Horror Cabaret Show @ Lower Ossington Theatre
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9:00 pm Bradley and the Bouncers @ Reposado Bar
Bradley and the Bouncers @ Reposado Bar
Nov 1 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 2 @ 1:30 am
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9:00 pm The Key Frames @ The Dakota Tavern
The Key Frames @ The Dakota Tavern
Nov 1 @ 9:00 pm – Nov 2 @ 2:00 am
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