Archive for December, 2005

2006 shows announced!

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005

We are starting to confirm some really cool shows for the first part of 2006. Here’s a little preview of what we have lined up, check for onsale dates and additional information.

Jan 20 – Sybris / Anathallo / The Outfit @ Silver Dollar
Jan 21 – Sybris / Anathallo / From Fiction @ The Underground (Hamilton)

Sybris and Anathallo are starting to make waves in the US and will be coming over for a small run of Canadian dates including Hamilton and Toronto in mid-January. Sybris’ new record has been getting love from college radio and Anathallo has found a huge following via the internet.
Sybris Official Site
Anathallo MySpace

Jan 20 – Hard-Fi @ Horseshoe
Hard-Fi are from the UK and have put out one of the best records of 2005. We’re super excited to be brining them to Toronto especially after some bus troubles forced them to cancel their last show in town. Anyone that’s a fan of Bloc Party, Franz, The Killers, Kaiser Chiefs should definitely check out the tunes on their site and their upcoming show.
Hard-Fi Official Site

Feb 4 – DJ Champion @ The Drake Hotel
Champion killed it at the Montreal Jazz Festival last summer. The producer / musician and friends put on a show for 40,000 people that will not soon be forgotten. Not merely a DJ, Champion’s live show is a mish-mash of live and electronic instruments and tools.
DJ Champion Official Site

Feb 7 – The Noisettes @ Revival
After opening for Bloc Party at the Docks earlier this year – we were asked many many times: “Holy shit! Who is that?” and the answer kept coming back “That’s the Noisettes! They are insane!” Well come find out for yourself at Revival. The band’s unique look and sound make us really excited to be working with them.
The Noisettes Official Site
The Noisettes MySpace

Feb 17 – The Starting Line / Copeland / Gatsby’s American Dream / Cartel / Suicide Pact @ The Docks
The Starting Line headline an incredible bill at the Docks after returning to North America following a UK tour with MxPx. Supporting The Starting Line are 4 of today’s finest and brightest. The show is all-ages and in the smaller Docks room configuration with nice and early doors.
The Starting Line Official Site
Copeland Official Site
Gatsby’s American Dream Official Site
Cartel Official Site
Suicide Pact Official Site

Mar 3 – Andy Stochansky @ The Mod Club
The new date for the postponed Andy Stochansky date is March 3rd. Tickets for the original show will be honored.
Andy Stochansky Official Site

Mar 10 – Armor For Sleep / Boys Night Out @ The Opera House
Ontario heroes Boys Night Out join forces with Armor For Sleep for a co-headline show at the Opera House on March 10th. BNO has just finished a string of sell-out shows in southern Ontario while Armor For Sleep put out an incredible record on Equal Vision Records.
Armor For Sleep Official Site
Boys Night Out Official Site

Mar 15 – Guillemots @ The Horseshoe
Another new band from the UK that is making noise and putting out some great music.
Guilletmots Official Band Site

Mar 27 – Motion City Soundtrack / The Format / The Matches / Men, Women and Children @ Opera House
Killer line-up and sure to sell out. That’s it.
Motion City Soundtrack Official Site
The Format Official Site
The Matches Official Site
Men, Women and Children Official Site

Tickets for the shows which are not yet on sale will go on sale during the first couple of weeks of January. Keep checking for more details and on-sale dates.

Have a happy and safe holiday season from all the folks at Emerge and all the best for 2006.

Pocket Dwellers – Set Times

Thursday, December 15th, 2005

Pocket Dwellers are live at the Mod Club Friday night!

December 16th
Mod Club

Doors: 8pm
DJ (on stage): 9pm
Pocket Dwellers: 11pm

Tickets will be available at the door for $15. 19+.

Boys Night Out – Set Times

Tuesday, December 13th, 2005

Hopefully you have your tickets for Boys Night Out this Wednesday night at the Starlight Lounge in Waterloo because it’s Sold Out! BNO are supported by a killer lineup including The Fullblast, Protest The Hero, and Bombs Over Providence.

The Starlight
Waterloo, Ontario

Doors: 7pm
Bombs Over Providence: 7:30-8:10
Protest The Hero: 8:30-9:10
The Fullblast: 9:30-10:10
Boys Night Out: 10:30

Sorry, there will not be any tickets available at the door.

Jason Collett – Set Times

Friday, December 9th, 2005

Jason Collett, the ever-talented Broken Social Scene guitarist, breaks out with his new solo album Idols of Exile, performing live at Lee’s Palace this Saturday.

Lee’s Palace
December 10th, 2005

Doors: 9pm
Al Tuck: 10pm
KT Tunstall: 10:30pm
Paso Mino: 11pm
Jason Collett: 11:45pm

Tickets will be available at the door for $15.

The Starting Line & Motion City Soundtrack – Presales

Friday, December 9th, 2005

For fans of The Starting Line and Motion City Soundtrack you have the opportunity to buy presale tickets via their respective fanclubs and websites for some upcoming shows in Toronto.

The Starting Line tickets are available today (Dec 9th) and Motion City Soundtrack will be available tomorrow (Dec 10th).

Full shows details will be announced on our website next week but for now you can check the bands’ own sites for pretty much all the info. Both shows have killer support acts on board and are sure to be great shows.

Both shows are all-ages.

Dar Williams – Set Times

Wednesday, December 7th, 2005

Dar Williams will perform live at the stunning Church of The Redeemer Tonight.

December 7th, 2005
Church of the Redeemer

Doors: 7pm
Kat Goldman: 8pm
Dar Williams: 9pm

Tickets will be available at the door for $30.

Lady Sovereign – Set Times

Friday, December 2nd, 2005

Lady Sovereign is live at Revival Saturday night with special guests, Ghislain Poirier, and Cadence Weapon.

Saturday, December 3rd, 2005
Early show!

Doors: 7pm
Cadence Weapon: 7:30pm
Ghislain Poirier: 8:15pm
Lady Sovereign: 9pm

A limited amount of tickets will be available at the door for $20.00.

Dandy Warhols – Set Times

Friday, December 2nd, 2005

Dandy Warhols will perform live this Saturday night to a Sold Out audience at the Opera house

Saturday December 3, 2005
The Opera House

Doors: 8pm
The Out Crowd: 9pm
Dandy Warhols: 10:15pm

There will not be any tickets available at the door. Sorry!

Andy Kim Christmas Show

Friday, December 2nd, 2005

Start your holidays off right with Andy Kim’s Chirstmas show at the Mod Club Theatre tonight!

The show features an insane lineup including Esthero, Ron Sexsmith, The Hidden Cameras, Haydain Neale of Jacksoul, Shaye, Andy Stochansky, Danny Michel, Blair Packham, and Jully Black.
The artists will be performing traditional christmas songs, as well as their own.
You don’t want to miss this one!

Don’t forget, all proceeds go to the Chum City Christmas Wish foundation.

Early show!

Friday, December 2nd, 2005
Mod Club Theatre
Doors: 7pm
Showtime: 7:30pm

A very small amount of tickets will be available at the door for $30.

Dandy Warhols additional tickets…

Thursday, December 1st, 2005

A very small amount of additional tickets to this Saturday’s Dandy Warhols concert have been released on Ticketmaster. There are only a couple available so click here quickly!