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  • Brave Shores is a Toronto based electro pop band, formed by siblings Jay and Stefanie McCarrol. Join Brave Shores as they celebrate the release of their debut EP

    • Venue: Underground
    • Type: Live
    • Cover: $10.00
    • Time: Oct. 28, 2014, 8 p.m.
  • Join the Drake Hotel + Dave Mitton (Canadian Whisky Ambassador, Pirnod-Ricard) in celebrating a truly Canadian competition for the ages.

    Watch competitors battle for the J.P. Wiser's Legacy Canadian Whisky Cocktail crown! The top two scores of the night will walk away with the grand prize; we'll announce the amazing prize after the winners are chosen.

    The finalists are:
    1. Veronica Saye (Food and Liquor)
    2. Casey Ryan (Marben)
    3. Ana Wolkowski (416 Snack Bar)
    4. Zak Doy (Spirithouse)
    5. M.P. Lisbon (Cocktail Bar)
    6. Simon Hooper (Rush Lane & Co)
    7. Lindsay Wood (Parts and Labour)
    8. Shane Mulvany (DaiLo)
    9. Michael Arthur Fortier (Drake One Fifty)
    10. Aja Sax (Porzia)

    Our esteemed judges are:
    *Ivy Mix (Clover Club / Co-Founder of Speed Rack)
    *Christine Sismondo(Author of America Walks Into A Bar + Mondo Cocktail)
    *Robin Kaufman (Toronto Temperance Society)

    Come out and support your favourite bartenders + your love of Canadian Whisky!

    • Venue: Lounge
    • Type: Foodie
    • Cover: FREE
    • Time: Oct. 28, 2014, 8 p.m.
  • Travel back in time with three of Toronto's finest comic minds as they celebrate the ordinary and glamourize the mundane. These acclaimed, award-winning performers look back through the ages to bring you "The Greatest Improvised Scenes Ever Performed"! Made up from scratch before your very eyes! And replete with witty dialogue, commercial breaks and occasional emotional breakdowns!

    Featuring Second City alumni Matt Baram (CityTV's Seed) and Naomi Snieckus (CBC's Mr. D.) as well as Chris Gibbs (Winnipeg Comedy Festival)!

    This month, Michal Grajewski (CBC's Rick Mercer Report) joins us for our radio play! We also are just tickled to have musical guest Brandon Firla of The Rumoli Brothers! With a special appearance by Kurt Firla!

    We also have the multiple Dora Winning Waylen Miki on the keys!

    So grab a tux, a tie, a frock, a boa,and join us at THE CARNEGIE HALL SHOW!

    "The geniuses behind the Carnegie Hall Show make their high wire act look easy ... A MUST SEE"
    NNNN's - NOW Magazine

    "This show is in a class above"
    - The Torontoist's STEVE FISHER

    "Nose snorting, thigh slapping, stomach hurting, pee your pants laughing"

    • Venue: Underground
    • Type: Comedy
    • Cover: $18.00
    • Time: Oct. 29, 2014, 7 p.m.
  • Who, What, Where, When, Wednesdays!

    Teams of 4 or less put their random knowledge to the test as hosts Megan Griffith-Greene and Jeromy Lloyd fire off questions ranging from sporting records and celebrity scandals to geographic discoveries and culinary lingo.

    It’s only $2 to participate and the winning table gets an $80 Drake Gift Card, not to mention bragging rights! So grab a brew, enjoy a whole lot of laughs and get ready to play.

    • Venue: Lounge
    • Type: Games
    • Cover: $2
    • Time: Oct. 29, 2014, 8 p.m.
  • From October 17-31 2014, Mohammad Rezaei is our Drake Lab artist in residence. His residency, Strong Bold Unique Wild, is an "everything up to now", a retrospective if you will, of all of his interests within the art world.

    For the duration of his time at the Drake Lab, He will bring together all of his most frequent collaborators, mentors and friends to activate the space. This residency will be a curatorial effort, an exhibition space, an artist lab, a studio space, a workshop and a pop up shop of sorts.

    From 12-9PM on October 30, Raft and Map will take over the Drake Lab for a pop up shop. The Guelph print collective will present their works for sale, will be present for autograph signings, as well, to doodle and draw with you. (Cash only, but debit machine is available to use in the Drake Hotel's lobby.)

    • Venue: The Lab
    • Type: Art
    • Cover: FREE
    • Time: Oct. 30, 2014, noon
  • Culvert Music & Rare Beef Present A Night With Hybridity Music
    Featuring Michael Brock | Project Pablo | Ben Stevenson | ANGO | Forever | Michael Imperial | Church Of Molly
    VFX Powered Using Generate By Thomas Cade

    • Venue: Underground
    • Type: Live
    • Cover: $10.00
    • Time: Oct. 30, 2014, 9 p.m.
  • Dedicated to creating a new groove-based music, THE DIGS embody the unique perspective of diversity that could only come from Canada's multicultural melting pot, Toronto. To dig is to extract from the ground by breaking up earth, and The Digs are a band reaching down into the roots of American pop music and pulling up a vibrant sound that is an organically constructed embarrassment of riches.

    Ultimately, The Digs consist of close friendships built upon the love of music, and the love for one another, and it is this dedication which gives them a consistently renewed energy with each jam-packed gig, each infectious groove, each funky beat. Catch The Digs while you can!

    • Venue: Lounge
    • Type: Live
    • Cover: FREE
    • Time: Oct. 30, 2014, 10 p.m.
  • It's Friday night + also happens to be Halloween. You know the drill. Show up in the most memorable monstrosity and win our annual $500 Prize for Best Costume.

    Your Boy Brian hits the Lounge @10PM + Diggy the DJ will get things freaky in our Underground @11PM.

    • Venue: The Drake Hotel
    • Type: DJ
    • Cover: $10.00
    • Time: Oct. 31, 2014, 9 p.m.
  • Known for getting crowds off their feet, local favourite DJ Your Boy Brian seamlessly blends all genres into a feel-good party mix. Part of the More Proof collective, DJ Your Boy Brian takes having fun very, very seriously. Check out his mix from the White Light Series before stopping by the Lounge for a night of carefree fun.

    • Venue: Lounge
    • Type: DJ
    • Cover: $10
    • Time: Oct. 31, 2014, 10 p.m.