The Marwills!
Dec
10
8:00 PM20:00

The Marwills!

8PM Doors // 9PM Music // $10 // THE PISTON // PRIZES

This December, the holiday-loving fatcats at Marwill Corp are pleased to present "A Merry Marwill Miracle 2" - the second homage to classic variety shows starring The Marwills as themselves - set to debut on The Piston stage.

The star-studded cast includes: Rachael Cardiello, James Burrows, Lenny Bull, David Riddell, Laura Swankey & Andrew Furlong, Danielle Knibbe, Hannah Barstow, Chelsea Imogen & David MacMichael, David Newberry, Claire Hunter, Ten Meter Band and more!

Once again, in this live-action adaptation of the beloved children's tale by Dr. Seuss, the band worries no one will show up to their second holiday show due to a massive saturation of holiday concerts. But the festivities are interrupted when a group of strangely familiar terrorists take over the exclusive high-rise and everyone in it. Once again, The Marwills wish they had never been born, an angel (Hannah Barstow) is sent to earth to make them realize how many lives they have impacted and they are visited by the ghosts of rock 'n roll past, present, and future. Just like last time, their excitement sours when they realize two con men plan to rob the McAllister residence, and they must protect it with booby traps. There, they run into General Waverly (the boys' commander in WWII), who, they learn, is having financial difficulties with his hotel again. Christmas lights may be twinkling red and green as usual, but The Marwills have the yuletide blues as they endeavor to find the true meaning of the holidays in an increasingly commercialized world. Once again, through luck and perseverance, special guests arrive at The Piston to help them - dancing and singing in the holiday spirit for the second time.

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Mimico!
Dec
12
8:00 PM20:00

Mimico!

8pm.

MIMICO & Friends host a night of Psychedelic Vibrations evoked from the nether world of Inner Radiance.
Expect Drone Dancers, Smoke Groove Androgyny, Cosmic Cadettes and Suffragettes.
Good Times, Good People, Good Robots. 
EVERYONE IS WELCOME!

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Sister Mister!
Dec
13
10:00 PM22:00

Sister Mister!

A queer dance party every Thursday night bringing some much-needed heat, body and swish to the West End. Every Thursday will welcum a new DJ - female, male and beyond the binary - to get us dancing and always blurring gender lines in Toronto's nightlife universe. 

$5

Drag queens and kings always get in free!

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Sister Mister!
Dec
20
10:00 PM22:00

Sister Mister!

A queer dance party every Thursday night bringing some much-needed heat, body and swish to the West End. Every Thursday will welcum a new DJ - female, male and beyond the binary - to get us dancing and always blurring gender lines in Toronto's nightlife universe. 

$5

Drag queens and kings always get in free!

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Fancy Footwork!
Dec
22
10:00 PM22:00

Fancy Footwork!

What do you get when you have... 

Tuxedo vs Jackson 5
The Supremes vs Flight Facilities 
Cassius vs Eurythmics

Brown Eyes Entertainment and Mike Don't present

👠👞FANCY FOOTWORK👞👠

It's our holiday edition of Fancy Footwork! 

Bringing together the best of Indie Dance, NuDisco, Disco, Funk, New Wave, and vibes all around.

So wear your best Ugly Sweater and get your dancing shoes ready!

Featuring Special Guest
Kill Them With Colour 
https://soundcloud.com/killthemwithcolour
https://www.facebook.com/killthemwithcolour/

Alongside residents Mista Jiggz & Mike Don't

Limited $8 advance tickets available here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/fancy-footwork-feat-kill-them-with-colour-tickets-52725426169

The Piston, 937 Bloor St. West
Saturday, December 22, 2018 
Doors open @ 10PM
$10 Cover

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Sister Mister!
Dec
27
10:00 PM22:00

Sister Mister!

A queer dance party every Thursday night bringing some much-needed heat, body and swish to the West End. Every Thursday will welcum a new DJ - female, male and beyond the binary - to get us dancing and always blurring gender lines in Toronto's nightlife universe. 

$5

Drag queens and kings always get in free!

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Beam Me Up! NYE!
Dec
31
9:00 PM21:00

Beam Me Up! NYE!

On the cusp of a new year Beam Me Up look back to the Disco era and to our favourite messages of love, peace & understanding in the form of funk, jazz, soul, boogie, rare groove, reggae, gospel and proto-house! Anticipate an inclusive, amorous movement soundtracked by transcendent tunes of positivity and of matchless dance floor magnificence. All like-minded people are welcome!

$15.00 / 9pm. We’ll be serving until 3am and dancing until 3:30am.

Disco from resident deejays the Patchouli Brothers & Cyclist! 

soundcloud.com/cyclist
soundcloud.com/thepatchoulibrothers
soundcloud.com/beammeupdisco

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Sister Mister!
Dec
6
10:00 PM22:00

Sister Mister!

A queer dance party every Thursday night bringing some much-needed heat, body and swish to the West End. Every Thursday will welcum a new DJ - female, male and beyond the binary - to get us dancing and always blurring gender lines in Toronto's nightlife universe. 

$5

Drag queens and kings always get in free!

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Thunder Moons!
Dec
5
8:00 PM20:00

Thunder Moons!

8pm. Thunder Moons with Sebastien Wen, aley waterman & Jack Dump!

Sebastien Wen is the 2014 National Youth Poetry Slam Champion and the recipient of the EJ Pratt Medal in Poetry. He studies how to smoke less cigarettes at the University of Toronto.
https://soundcloud.com/sebastien-wen

aley waterman has fronted projects including newfoundland-based electronic dream-pop Galaa, and other pop punk and prog outfits. she will be playing lil dreamy guitar songs she wrote. xo her band galaa has an album forthcoming this winter!
https://galasongs.bandcamp.com

Jack Dump is a Punkish band consisting of Alex Hood on Vocals and Guitar, Andre Orbahn on Lead Guitar, Fawn Parker on Bass, and JC Bouchard on Drums. It initially started as the bedroom composition project of Alex Hood as a form of traumatic diarizing, but has spun out into various live incarnations that have played on and off for the last five years. If you like profane, genre-hopping, queer guitar music, then this is the band for you. You can check out the Jack Dump recordings on jackdump.bandcamp.com. There are nine albums, each more ridiculous than the last.
https://jackdump.bandcamp.com/

The Thunder Moons is a folk rock band from Toronto founded in 2018. Members include Hubert Razack on bass, Jacqueline Ravensbergen on keys, Mitch Hogg on guitar, Jeremy Petriw on drums, and Caroline Colantonio on lead vocals. The band's first single “Summer Fun” was featured on Matt Berry’s curated radio program Xposure and picked up by stations across the country. It officially charted on the Mediabase Alt Rock Chart. The Thunder Moons are working towards their first EP. 
https://thethundermoons.wixsite.com/thethundermoons
https://soundcloud.com/thundermoons

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Sister Mister!
Nov
29
10:00 PM22:00

Sister Mister!

A queer dance party every Thursday night bringing some much-needed heat, body and swish to the West End. Every Thursday will welcum a new DJ - female, male and beyond the binary - to get us dancing and always blurring gender lines in Toronto's nightlife universe. 

$5

Drag queens and kings always get in free!

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Sister Mister!
Nov
22
10:00 PM22:00

Sister Mister!

A queer dance party every Thursday night bringing some much-needed heat, body and swish to the West End. Every Thursday will welcum a new DJ - female, male and beyond the binary - to get us dancing and always blurring gender lines in Toronto's nightlife universe. 

$5

Drag queens and kings always get in free!

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The Lionyls!
Nov
21
8:00 PM20:00

The Lionyls!

Head For West Records presents: 

The Lionyls are hitting the road for a show in the BIG CITY! They'll be joined by local favourites Mercy, Please and Jake Feeney! It all goes down at The Piston on Bloor!

Doors at 8pm
$10 at the door

The Lionyls (Ottawa, ON)
www.thelionyls.com

Mercy, Please (Toronto, ON)
https://mercyplease.ca/

Jake Feeney (Toronto, ON)
https://jakefeeney.bandcamp.com/

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Sister Mister!
Nov
15
10:00 PM22:00

Sister Mister!

A queer dance party every Thursday night bringing some much-needed heat, body and swish to the West End. Every Thursday will welcum a new DJ - female, male and beyond the binary - to get us dancing and always blurring gender lines in Toronto's nightlife universe. 

$5

Drag queens and kings always get in free!

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Sister Mister!
Nov
8
10:00 PM22:00

Sister Mister!

A queer dance party every Thursday night bringing some much-needed heat, body and swish to the West End. Every Thursday will welcum a new DJ - female, male and beyond the binary - to get us dancing and always blurring gender lines in Toronto's nightlife universe. 

$5

Drag queens and kings always get in free!

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Nick Teehan!
Nov
7
8:00 PM20:00

Nick Teehan!

Nick Teehan is performing his first Toronto show since leaving for Montreal in October. This show commemorates the release of his cover of 'American Girl' from the "Canada Covers Tom Petty" Playlist curated by Jadea Kelly featuring all-Canadian artists and promoted on CBC, Exclaim.ca and Spotify. Nick and his full band will perform new material from his upcoming album, 'These Little Things' debuting Spring 2019. Listeners are encouraged to contribute to his crowdfunding campaign on IndieGogo, launching October 15th.

This show features a special opener, Nick's mother, Lenore. Lenore debuted her 2018 album 'Every Once in a While' in September to a packed house at the Whitby Centennial Theatre. This show will feature producer and multi-instrumentalist Ken Whiteley with Nick as a special guest. This is Nick and Lenore's second show together ever, and Lenore's Toronto release for her 4th studio album. 

Doors at 8pm
Lenore at 9pm
Nick Teehan 10pm
Cover $10
Advance tickets at Eventbrite.ca

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Comedy For Dummies!
Nov
3
6:00 PM18:00

Comedy For Dummies!

Comedy for Dummies is FREE monthly booked pro-am show that offers lotto spots! Hosted by Carolina DG alongside her husband DJ Cyclist ( Mark Gonzaga) of Beam Me Up Disco. Amsterdam sponsors featuring $5.75 pints of Big Wheel! Get ready be entertained!

6pm-8pm.

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Sister Mister!
Nov
1
10:00 PM22:00

Sister Mister!

A queer dance party every Thursday night bringing some much-needed heat, body and swish to the West End. Every Thursday will welcum a new DJ - female, male and beyond the binary - to get us dancing and always blurring gender lines in Toronto's nightlife universe. 

$5

Drag queens and kings always get in free!

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Britpop Halloween!
Oct
31
10:00 PM22:00

Britpop Halloween!

10pm!
Trick or treat smell my feet gimme some Britpop to eat... The Piston presents the Britpop Trick or Treat Halloween night dance party! Featuring two live sets of Oasis bangers courtesey of ROASIS! With special guest dj Davy "Grave-y" Love who'll be spinning some Britpop, UK indie, Shoegaze, New Wave and assorted gems!

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