Live music enthusiasts have a ton of options today in Toronto, thanks to JAY-Z's second show (tickets are still available), a Juno Award nominee's return to Massey Hall, and a free concert from a Vancouver indie act. It's also American Thanksgiving, there's a donut eating contest, and oh yeah, Colin Mochrie is rapping tonight.Events you might want to check out:
Blood in the Snow (November 23-26 @ The Royal Cinema)
The festival dedicated to Canadian genre films returns to the Royal Cinema for its sixth year. Expect national and world premieres as well as panels with the filmmakers.
One of a Kind Show (November 23 - December 3 @ Enercare Centre)
This sprawling show featuring over 800 makers, artisans and designers to shop from.
Notorious Featuring Colin Mochrie (November 23 @ Comedy Bar)
Swing by the Comedy Bar for a night of high-octane freestyle rap and comedy and watch as Canadian comedy icon Colin Mochrie drops bars on stage. You read that right.
Dough Big or Dough Home (November 23 @ Glory Hole Doughnuts)
Three contestants compete in a donut eating contest for the title and bragging rights of ultimate donut champion. Proceeds are going towards children with special needs.
Said The Whale Free Concert (November 23 @ First Canadian Place Waterfall Stage)
The Vancouver based indie outfit is performing an intimate live acoustic set at the Waterfall Stage as part of First Canadian Place's free lunchtime concert series.
Turducken for American Thanksgiving (November 23-24 @ Southern Accent)
For those who celebrate American Thanksgiving, Southern Accent s cooking up its annual holiday feast with turkey, chicken, duck and all the fixin's.
Liam Gallagher (November 23 @ Rebel)
One of the endlessly feuding brothers formerly of Oasis hits Toronto as part of his one man solo world tour.
Andy Shauf Presents The Party (November 23 @ Massey Hall)
Toronto-based, Saskatchewanian songwriter and 2016 Polaris Prize nominee Andy Shauf returns to Toronto with special guest Jennifer Castle.
Jay-Z (November 23 @ Air Canada Centre)
The 4:44 Tour, or what one of our writers calls the Bey Apology Tour, presses on for night two at the ACC. If you missed out last night, make up for that error today.
by Corey Van Den Hoogenband via blogTO