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Share Our Space! Office Sublet or Share Available

Share Our Space! Office Sublet or Share Available

January 16, 2024

WE WANT TO SHARE OUR SPACE WITH YOU Please find more info down below! OFFICE SHARE / SUBLET Ideal for arts / creative groups and businesses Share space with a community-based non-profit live music presenting organization in a beautiful heritage building full of creative entrepreneurs and cultural organizations. Brick and beam architecture + plenty of natural light = an inspiring studio spa

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Reimagining Music Venues

Reimagining Music Venues

September 22, 2023

Toward new models of conservation and innovation for Ontario’s live music spaces Ontario’s live music venues have long served as dynamic community centres, economic catalysts, and cultural enclaves. These integral hubs of our music ecosystem contribute considerably to the province’s rich cultural fabric. Yet, this ecosystem is at a critical juncture. Musicians, presenters, and venue owners/o

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Band Together: Exploring Platforms for Remote Musical Collaboration

Band Together: Exploring Platforms for Remote Musical Collaboration

March 15, 2023

In March of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic brought all live music events to a halt. Not only was it unsafe for audiences to gather in clubs and concert halls to listen to musicians perform together, but lockdown restrictions prevented musicians from even meeting in the same room to rehearse. Many bands, who were like family to one another, were suddenly unable to be together and play together. The

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Wavelength x Music Declares Emergency: Take Transit to the Festival!

Wavelength x Music Declares Emergency: Take Transit to the Festival!

March 7, 2023

From March 9 to 11, Music Declares Emergency Canada will be launching a new campaign with the Wavelength Winter Festival to encourage audiences to use sustainable transportation (walking, cycling, public transit) to get to concerts. Audience travel choices matter, and audience travel is the single biggest source of emissions within the live music sector. Each night of the festival (including March

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Wavelength x Collective Arts present: Ellevator and Ombiigizi in Hamilton

Wavelength x Collective Arts present: Ellevator and Ombiigizi in Hamilton

January 31, 2023

Wavelength x Collective Arts present: ELLEVATOR (Hamilton – anthemic indie-pop + hometown Hammer heroes) + OMBIIGIZI  (Toronto/London – Polaris-shortlisted & Juno-nominated “Indigenous futurist” indie-rock) Saturday February 25, 2023 @ Collective Arts Brewing, 207 Burlington St. E., Hamilton Doors 8pm – ALL AGES FREE SHOW! Registration Link: bit.ly/WLxCA-Hamilton

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Deerhoof

Deerhoof

January 18, 2023

Wavelength Presents… A Wavelength Winter Festival Special Event DEERHOOF (San Francisco – indie art-rock innovators since 1994 – touring in support of their Winnipeg-produced 19th album, Miracle-Level) With guests: Bad Waitress (Toronto – all-womxn queer punk rockers) Indian Giver (Toronto – Ojibway/Chippewa/Mohawk metalcore) Friday March 31, 2023 @ TD Music Hall, 178 Victoria St.

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Wavelength Winter Festival 2023

Wavelength Winter Festival 2023

January 18, 2023

Wavelength Winter Festival 2023 The Wavelength Winter Festival 2023 lineup is here! Curated by Daniel Monkman, our first in-person Winter Fest takes place a month later than usual — at three different venues throughout the month of March. March 9-11, 2023 @ 805 Dovercourt Weekend Pass – bit.ly/WL-WF23pass On-sale Friday, Jan. 20 Pre-sale Jan. 19 for newsletter subscribers only

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Join our team!

Join our team!

November 2, 2022

Wavelength is seeking a Marketing & Communications Manager who is enthusiastic about Toronto’s independent music and arts scenes, and excited to engage with them creatively! Job Description OVERVIEW: Reporting to the Managing Director, the Marketing and Communications Manager will be responsible for ensuring effective, results-oriented promotion, marketing, and community outreach for all

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Thank You Emma!

Thank You Emma!

October 26, 2022

Wavelength announces new Artistic Associate & concert curator Daniel Monkman (of Zoon + Ombiigizi) plus fall Wavelength Monthly Series shows

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Welcome: Daniel Monkman!

Welcome: Daniel Monkman!

October 26, 2022

Wavelength announces new Artistic Associate & concert curator Daniel Monkman (of Zoon + Ombiigizi) plus fall Wavelength Monthly Series shows

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We Are Hiring!

We Are Hiring!

June 28, 2022

Wavelength is seeking a Summer Marketing Assistant who is enthusiastic about Toronto’s independent music and arts scenes, and excited to engage with them creatively! Job Description OVERVIEW: The Marketing Assistant will contribute to Wavelength’s public facing voice, assisting with executing the organization’s marketing plan, and engaging a diverse range of community partners. They are ent

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Reimagining Music Venues survey

Reimagining Music Venues survey

May 24, 2022

  Thinking about the future of music venues? We want to hear from you! The Reimagining Music Venues survey is part of a research project by Wavelength Music and the University of Toronto School of Cities to explore how music spaces can be made more sustainable and equitable. Complete the Reimagining  Music Venues Survey and get entered into a 0 prize draw! Open to all live music art

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Wavelength Call for Archival Material!

Wavelength Call for Archival Material!

April 27, 2022

  We’re looking for photos, videos, posters + more from the early years of our series (2000-2010). Did you attend or perform at a Wavelength Music Series show in the 2000’s or 2010’s? We’re in the process of filling in the gaps in our physical and digital archives and we’re asking the Toronto music community to share what’s in your vaults! Wavelength has presented over 800 events featur

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Watch it again: the Wavelength Winter Fest Speaker Series 2022 on Community Care

Watch it again: the Wavelength Winter Fest Speaker Series 2022 on Community Care

March 18, 2022

Watch Again: Maylee Todd x Maloo on self care and the extension of the digital self. Premiered: Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSHAr2fxKaI Watch Again: A conversation on community care with Casey Mecija & Radwan Ghazi Moumneh Premiered: Wednesday, March 9th, 2022 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymtg2FS74uA&t=4s Watch Again: WHO CARES? A video e

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LISTEN: Any Night of the Week: A Walking History of Toronto Music

LISTEN: Any Night of the Week: A Walking History of Toronto Music

December 1, 2021

  Part civic history and part memoir from Wavelength co-founder Jonny Dovercourt, Any Night of the Week is a podcast series that takes the form of a “virtual walking tour” of the city’s musical neighbourhoods. Now in its second season, pop on your earbuds and go for a walk with new episodes covering Scarborough, the East End, and Dundas West Any Night of the Week is available on S

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RIP Soundscapes (1999-2021)

RIP Soundscapes (1999-2021)

April 3, 2021

We were really sad to hear the news this weekend that after 22 years on College Street, Toronto music institution Soundscapes will be closing its doors. With loving, thoughtful curation and a warm, welcoming environment of discovery, Soundscapes has truly been a local institution that has made a major impact on Toronto’s growth as a music city. All of the city’s independent record stores ar

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Impermanence and Chasing Ghosts: A Profile of Beams’ Ego Death

Impermanence and Chasing Ghosts: A Profile of Beams’ Ego Death

March 26, 2021

Impermanence and Chasing Ghosts: A Profile of Beams’ Ego Death File next to: Brandi Carlile, Big Thief, Falcon Jane Premiering: Friday, March 26th, 2021 at 8pm on Bandcamp! Purchase tickets here. Written by: Angelo Gio Mateo   All we wished for, shreds The little ones cannot stand it… Blindingly – what came through the world there – burns. It is February. Ice i

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A Fond Farewell and Thank-You to Aaron Dawson

A Fond Farewell and Thank-You to Aaron Dawson

March 10, 2021

Today we at Wavelength bid a fond farewell and thank-you to our hard-working General Manager, Aaron Dawson, after five amazing years at the organization. Though we are sad to see him go, we’re really happy to see Aaron moving on to an exciting new opportunity at Trinity-St. Paul’s United Church – a wonderful space with an important social-justice mission. We first met Aaron back when he w

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RIP The Boat 1976/2005-2020

RIP The Boat 1976/2005-2020

November 27, 2020

The Beaver, The Orbit Room, ROUND venue, the Mod Club Theatre… and now The Boat. The list of COVID casualties is growing daily it seems, the constant news of closures thinning the once-robust ranks of Toronto’s live music venues. The loss of every venue hurts, but for the Wavelength community, I think The Boat especially stings.  It had been around as a Portuguese seafood restaurant –

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Monocle Magazine interview

Monocle Magazine interview

June 23, 2020

The UK's Monocle magazine interviewed Wavelength's Artistic Director, Jonny Dovercourt, about Ontario's recent Footloose-esque ban on singing and dancing on patios, as well as music culture during the COVID-19 pandemic and the need to support Canadian music venues.

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