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Indie88's picks of the week

If you’re looking to catch a show in Toronto this week, we’ve got plenty of options for you from local to international artists. Besides music, there is a little something for everyone from grilled cheese lovers, to cycle fanatics, vintage collectors, and more.

Tuesday February 25, 2014

[MUSIC] NXNE Presents Army Girls
You don’t have to wait until June for the NXNE hype to begin! NXNE is throwing a party with Army Girls, Fresh Snow, Michael Rault, Wish, and much much more tomorrow at The Garrison. This event won’t cost you a dime but make sure you RSVP.

Wednesday February 26, 2014

[MUSIC] Kings Of Leon
Kings of Leon are riding their mechanical bull all the way to the ACC this week. Catch them and opener Gary Clark Jr.

[MUSIC] American Authors
Brooklyn’s American Authors are rocking The Virgin Mobile Mod Club.

Thursday February 27, 2014

[MUSIC] White Lies
Indie88 presents White Lies with Toronto’s very own Wildlife at the Mod Club.

[ART] Anser’s Crowded Kingdom
You may have noticed the iconic face around Toronto and now you can come see the first major exhibit for Toronto street artist Anser in 6 years. Crowded Kingdom brings together a new collection of the iconic face with a focus on exploring new mediums. The exhibit runs February 27 – March 9 at the #Hashtag Galleray, 801 Dundas W.

Friday February 28, 2014

[MUSIC] Wake Owl
Celebrate Friday with fellow Canadians Wake Owl at The Garrison with Lyon.

[MUSIC] Dwayne Gretzky
Toronto cover band Dwayne Gretzky is holding down their Friday night residency at the Horseshoe.

[FOOD] Grilled Cheese Fest 2014
Try out some of the best and most creative gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches from local Toronto spots that are taking comfort food to a whole new level. All you can eat + samples of great craft beers.

[SPORTS] Toronto International Bicycle Show
For all you cycling enthusiasts, check out more than 150 exhibitors offering the latest and greatest selection of bikes, accessories, apparel and everything to do with bicycles at the Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, February 28 – March 2.
Saturday March 1, 2014

[MUSIC] The Fratellis
Glasgow’s The Fratellis are stopping in Toronto on this leg of the tour. Catch them at the Phoenix.

[MUSIC] Phantogram
Don’t miss the NYC duo fill the Mod Club with electricity this weekend.

[MUSIC] Cayucas
Escape winter for a couple hours and listen to the sweet surfy tunes of Cayucas. Newest A&C signee Lowell will be opening for them too!

[MUSIC] Sam Cash & The Romantic Dogs
See some local talent at the Horseshow this Saturday as Sam Cash & The Romantic Dogs and Adam Baldwin will be taking the stage.

[SHOP] Bellwethers Vintage Pop-Up Shop
Bellwethers is a brand new pop-up that will open its doors once a month starting this weekend. Stop by and browse their extensive collection of hand picked vintage and nearly new designer beauties at 306 Grace St.


[SPORTS] Toronto Roller Derby Double Header
Join the Toronto Roller Derby and Indie88 at The Bunker in Downsview Park to watch the Double Header this weekend.