Saturday, December 27, 2014

Your Vintage NEW YEARS Eve Roundup! Dec 31st

We hope everyone enjoyed a little time off over the Holidays!

Time with family, friends or quiet reflection are all great ways to prepare for the New Year….but we also need to let the New Year in with a BANG so here are is our Vintage New Years Eve Roundup

NEW YEARS EVE - Wednesday December 31st

The Gladstone Hotel's unique NYE event Lower West Side harkens back to the days of the Roaring 20s! Electro Swing Club Toronto will take over the Ballroom with a provocative cast, featuring 2 of Canada's most popular vintage divas TIA BRAZDA and DENIELLE BASSELS live on stage, alongside the inimitable burlesque striptease of COCO FRAMBOISE, stunning retro visuals from THE GREAT GRANTSBY and more! The Melody Bar will be set up in true vintage style with a prohibition vibe running throughout the night. And of course, celebrate the midnight countdown with a complimentary champagne toast!

$50 advance tickets sold here

8pm-4am, Dovercourt House, 
Come to Toronto's best and swingin'est New Years Eve Party! Lindy Hop (classic swing dancing) beginner class 8pm to 9pm. New Years Eve Ball 9pm to 4am. Band: Happy Pals Quintet with Patrick Tevlin, Toby Hughes and three other outstanding musicians! Hot and cold buffet! Desserts! Party favours, midnight bubbly. All included with admission! Mostly swing music til 1am. Mostly blues dancing music 1am to 4am. Dressing up is encouraged. Licensed bar.

 $40, $45 with the beginner class, $5 off for full-time students. (Includes live band ball, hot and cold buffet, dessert, party favours, midnight toast!)

9pm-1:30am, Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen St W
Rock Bop n Roll in The New Year with The Hell Bent Rockers Cadillac Lounge... Please Welcome Very Special Guest Geetar Gun Slinger Johhny Memphis Slim & The Hell Bent Trio with Craig Nicoloff.... Lets Rock Bop n Roll All Night Long!
$ 15.00 Advance $ 20.00 @ the door. For tickets call 416-536-7717

9pm-2am, The Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave
Toronto’s favorite roots/rockabilly/party band play the Dakota Tavern for New Years Eve!
$20 click here for tickets

10pm-3am, Black Dice Cafe, 1574 Dundas St W
End the year with Rockin' Rolling Rockabilly band Greasemarks! Come count down and sing "Auld Lang Syne" with them! 

No Cover.

9pm-4am, The Piston 937 Bloor St W
Six (6) of The Piston's Top Parties have joined forces to bring you the most eclectic music mix of any party in the city at one of the lowest prices. Piston party DJs: Tweed (Juicebox), Gramera (Rebel Hop), Nico (With It), ARP 2600 (Synthesexer), Little Kicks (Synthesexer), Cyclist (Beam Me Up), Splattermonkey (Shindig!) and General Eclectic (Shindig!)

$15 in advance at The Piston, $20 at the door.

9pm-4am, Clintons - 693 Bloors st W
We're gonna tear up the dance floor to all of your favourite party songs from the 50's to NOW! 

$25 at the door

7pm-3am, Junction City Music hall,  2907 Dundas St W
We've got an fun filled night for you lined up including 3 sets by soul sensations RIDE THE TIGER!
Voted runner up for BEST DJ IN TORONTO we have DJ MISTY spinning in between sets and into the New Year!Your ticket includes complimentary snacks provided by The Hole in the Wall T.O. and a glass of bubbly!

$25 tickets here

10pm-3:30am, La Perla 783 Queen St W
On the brink of twenty-fifteen we look back to that disco era for musical messages of love, peace and understanding, in the form of an all encompassing eclectic climate of funk, soul, jazz, boogie, rare groove, gospel and proto house, provided by Beam Me Up tenants A Digital Needle, Cyclist and Doc Dynamite.

$10 Early bird tickets are available here, $15 at the door

9pm, Virgon Mobile Mod Club, 722 College St W
Please join THE BIG SOUND for our first ever New Year's celebration!!!! Full band on deck! Nothing but Classic Soul Tunes care of DJ Wes Allen! 

$25.00 Advance tickets at Rotate This, 801 Queen Street West. $35.00 at the Door

Jaymz Bee's New Years Eve Bash

9:30pm-1am, Kama Restaurant, 214 King St W

Genevieve, Barbra Lica, Don Francks and Roger Clown sing! Lou Pomanti, Great Bob ScottAlison Young, Lee HutchinsonTony Quarrington and Robert Scott play! 

$80 per person includes Indian Buffet (8:30-11:30). Cash bar.
To reserve call KAMA 416.599.5262

9pm-3am, The Bovine, 542 Queen St W
Live Music from Tupper Ware Remix PartyThe Thinly Veiled Double Entendres, roboteyes and The CalriziansLive Burlesque from Host Laura Desire and performers Tanya Cheex, California Silk and Dolly Berlin. Midnight Toast with Sailor Jerry; Party Favours and 3am last Call. 

$10 tickets available here or at the Bovine

10pm-4am, Cherry Colas, 200 Bathurst St 
This nearly naked striptacular features an opulent Two Dames Productions burlesque show, go- go dancing, decadent bar top ladies and DJ dancing till 4am. Bring in 2015 with a night packed with intrigue, excitement, fantasy and fun. Burlesque Performances By: Ava Noir, Miss dd Starr, Svetlana Knoswallow, Carmen LaBomba, Esther Deville, DJ Johnny B Goode

$15.00 advance sales here and at the door$20.00 -$30.00 Guaranteed Seating (Advance), $100.00 VIP Package (Advance)

9:30pm-3:30am, Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Rd
Ring in 2015 with GOLD: Retro Road Show’s Greatest Hits New Year’s Eve Bash, the retro video dance party you don’t want to miss on December 31!  70s, 80s and 90s music videos on the main floor and 90s, 2000s and current tunes in the lower lounge. Amazing music and videos from over four decades combined with a relaxed atmosphere and great crowd!  Your ticket includes party favours and midnight toast. Cash bar only.

$15 in advance here or $25 at the door. 

9:30pm-3am, The Central 603 Markham St
Its 2015 and Marty McFly and Doc need your help. Come back to the future with us and help Save The Clock Tower. Let DeLorean take you to The Central. Join us in the future where you can hoverboard, see flying cars, and a place that has no roads -- just a large artificial lake of beer specials ready for you at the bar. All your 80's and 90's Jams will be spinning, complimentary appetizers, champagne toast at midnight and you guessed it ... DeLorean itself will be rolling up to the joint!

$10 Advance tickets here; $15 Door

Additional events with a vintage theme (but without the full vintage effect and music)
A Great Gatsby New Year's Eve Soiree in Toronto

If we missed any parties...please let us know!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

Your VINTAGE WEEKEND Roundup! Dec 11th -14th !

We here are still on a Kitschmas HIGH after our party last Weekend!  A recap of the fun to come!

We just want to keep that very merry feeling going all month long!  Here is how you can too!

   THURSDAY, Dec 11th:
   10a – 100 Years of Christmas at Casa Loma
   12p – A Roaring 20s Christmas at Spadina Museum: Historic House & Gardens
   7pm – Holiday Pop-up Flea at The Common
   8pm – Live Blues and Dancing: The 24th St Wailers at Monarchs Pub
   8pm - Love Letters Cabaret: Naughty Nutcraker at Lula Lounge
   10pm – Tiki Thursdays (RnR) at Sweaty Bettys
m – Good Rockin’ Tonight (50s/RnR) at Holy Oak CafĂ©

   FRIDAY, Dec 12th:
   10a – 100 Years of Christmas at Casa Loma
   12p - A Roaring 20s Christmas at Spadina Museum
   5:3p – The Straight Eights (RnR/Rockabilly) at Castro's Lounge
   6pm – Rockabilly with DJ Catwoman CIUT 89.5 FM
   7.3p – TO Swing Dance Society Dance at Lithuanian House
   9pm – Record Party (60s/70s) at Castro's Lounge
   9pm – Missy/Ink Magazine Holiday Bash at Cherry Colas
   9pm – Dolls In Disgrace Launch Party at Disgraceland
   9.3p - Rock-A-Billy Shake Up : Tennessee Voodoo Coupe and The Greasemarks at 3030 Dundas West

   SATURDAY, Dec 13th:
   10a – 100 Years of Christmas at Casa Loma
   11a – The Annex Flea : Holiday Flea at Centre for Social Innovation
   12p - A Roaring 20s Christmas at Spadina Museum
   3pm - Vinyl from the Crypt CIUT 89.5
   4pm - Happy Pals (jazz) at Grossman's Tavern
   4.3p – Big Rude Jake (rockabilly/blues) at Castro’s Lounge
   7pm – Yuletide Saturday Night Swing: Alex Pangman and Her Alleycats
at Dovercourt House
   9pm – Oldies Dance at Legends on Queensway
   9pm - Boom Boom Boom Boom (60s/70s) at 2907 Dundas St W
   9pm - Electro Swing Club Toronto: Jingle at Revival Bar
   10p - Shake, Rattle and Roll with Bang & Blush at Clintons
   10p - Shake-A-Tail at Sneaky Dee's
   10p – Xmas Rock n Roll Dance Party with The Hipshakers at Cadillac Lounge
   10p - Combo Royale: Winter Ball at Gladstone Hotel

   SUNDAY, 14th:
   6am - Sunday Antique Market at St Lawrence Market
   10a – 100 Years of Christmas at Casa Loma
   11a – Holiday Annex Flea at Centre for Social Innovation
   12p - A Roaring 20s Christmas at Spadina Museum
   1pm - Flashman: and 1930s Radio Play at Spadina House Museum
   4pm - New Orleans Connection All Stars at Grossman's Tavern
   4pm – Ronnie Hayward Trio at The Duke
   7pm – Trading Places (1983) with Classic Cinema Meetup at @imperial Pub
   9pm - Watch This Sound (rare vintage vinyl) at Castro's Lounge
   9pm - Sinful Sundays at Cherry Cola's

As always...please forward on any other event information!