> AA = all ages; 19+ = licenced; AA/19+ = all ages/licensed (if you're underage, don't be stupid and sneak a drink!)
> Time listed is for doors unless otherwise noted. You can assume the rock will start 30-45 min after doors open.
> If two prices are listed the first is for advance tickets and the second is the door price. If one ticket price is listed, chances are it may be a bit more at the door.
> Most ticket outlets charge a service charge - local stores charge a buck or two, online ticketing outlets charge a bit more, and Ticketmaster usually charges $5-10 per ticket.
> Ticket info tagged on to show listings. See below for ticket location codes.
> NEW = new or edited listing
02/06 - Exalt, Eternal Sleep, RATS and more @ west end basement show - 19+/7pm/$10
02/06 - THE YA-YAs @ House of TARG - 19+/9pm/$7
02/12 - Partner, The Yips, BB Cream @ Pressed - AA/8pm/$8
02/12 - Orienteers, Zero Day Reapers @ House of TARG - 19+/9pm/$8
02/13 - First Base, Average Times, Warp Lines @ House of TARG - 19+/9pm/$7
02/14 - Vulva Culture, Kurt Inder, Trails, Pet Detective @ Happy Goat (35 Laurel St.) - AA/8pm/$10
02/15 - Tory Lanez, Bas, Veecee @ Ritual - 19+/9pm/$25 - VT, TF
02/18 - Walrus, Hand Cream, Dories, Baberaham Lincoln @ Happy Goat (35 Laurel St.) - AA/8pm/$10
02/20 - Bearshark, In Heat, The Haig @ House of TARG - 19+/9pm/$8
02/20 - GOOD2GO, The Dead Bees and more @ Irenes Pub - 19+/9pm/$10
02/22 - Frank Turner, Northcote @ Mansion (Kingston) - 19+/7pm/$20 - TF
02/22 - Taake, Young and in the Way, Vattnet Viskar, From the Deep @ Mavericks - 19+/7pm/$20/$25 - VT, bands, MV
02/25 - Operators, Little Scream @ Ritual - 19+/9pm/$13.50 - VT, TF
02/25 - We Are The City, HIGHS, Rebelle @ House of TARG - 19+/9pm/$10 - VT, TF
02/26 - Rae Spoon (Album Release), Glenn Nuotio @ Pressed - AA/7pm/$16
02/26 - Silverstein, Being As An Ocean, Emarosa, Cardinals Pride, Rarity @ Bronson Centre Theatre - AA/6pm/$20 - VT, TW
02/26 - Baby Cages, Special Costello, Snooker Emporium, Elsa @ House of Common (11b Fairmont Ave.) - AA/8pm/$8
02/26 - Young Empire, Banners and more @ Ritual - 19+/8pm/$15 - VT, TF
02/27 - Gates, The Visit @ Pressed - AA/8pm/$10
02/27 - The Bush Pilots, Royal Ottawa @ House of TARG - 19+/9pm/TBA
03/01 - Library Voices, Bull Domino, Townes @ House of TARG - 19+/9pm/$10 - VT, TF
03/01 - Library Voices, Townes and more @ House of TARG - 19+/9pm/$10 - VT, TF
03/03 - Wintersleep and more @ Ritual - 19+/8pm/$25 - VT, TF
03/07 - Chelsea Grin, Oceans Ate Alaska, Wage War, The Thirteenth Floor, A Scar For The Wicked @ Ritual - AA/19+/6:30pm/$20 - VT, TF
03/09 - While She Sleeps and more @ Ritual - AA/19+/6:30pm/$15 - VT, TF
03/10 - The Honest Heart Collective, Jonathan Becker and The North Fields and more @ House of TARG - 19+/9pm/$10 - VT, TF
03/10 - The Honest Heart Collective, Jonathan Becker And The North Fields and more @ House of TARG - 19+/9pm/$10 - VT, TF
03/11 - The Sheepdogs and more @ Bronson Centre Theatre - AA/19+/7pm/$32.50 - VT, TW
03/12 - Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls, Northcote, Mo Kenney @ Bronson Centre Theatre - AA/19+/6:30pm/$35 - VT, TW
03/13 - Vampires Everywhere, Sycamour, Brightwell, Projekt F, Greylights, Footsteps to Gaia @ Mavericks - AA/6pm/$15/$18 - VT, bands, MV
03/19 - Intervals, Plini, Angel Vivaldi, Save Us From The Archon @ Ritual - AA/19+/7pm/$18 - VT, TF
03/22 - Archgoat, Valkyrja and more @ Mavericks - 19+/7pm/$18/$20 - VT, MV
03/25 - DROID, Flying Fortress @ House of TARG - 19+/9pm/$5
03/29 - Gorod, Bookakee, Dissentient, Infiltration @ House of TARG - 19+/7pm/$13/$15 - VT, bands
04/16 - Moon King and more @ Pressed - AA/19+/8pm/$10
04/18 - Napalm Death, Accursed Spawn, Fumigation @ Mavericks - 19+/7pm/$20/$25 - VT, bands
04/20 - Citizen, Turnover, Sorority Noise, Milk Teeth @ Ritual - AA/19+/6pm/$16.50 - VT, TF
04/22 - Reanimator, Signs of Chaos, Venator @ House of TARG - 19+/9pm/$8/$10 - VT, bands
05/05 - Suicide Girls - Blackheart Burlesque @ Bronson Centre Theatre - 19+/8pm/$29.50 - VT, TW
Please take a look at the venue page for all the pertinent addresses, bus routes, and booking numbers for your favourite area venues.
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