1. Massey Hall
Lisa: My favorite place to see shows, just don't get gallery or obstructed view seats.
2. Horseshoe Tavern
Lisa: All the good local bands play here, best place to find new tunes.
3. Dakota Tavern
Lisa: The best basement dive in the city, amazing musicians play here regularly.
4. Sneaky Dee's
Lisa: Gets super hot in here but the drinks (and food downstairs) are dirt cheap and the music is good, it's a legendary venue in the city.
5. Phoenix Concert Theatre
6. Echo Beach
Lisa: LOVE this outdoor venue. Literally a beach, fully licensed, it's awesome. Wish it was summer all year so we could have shows here instead of at the terrible Sound Academy.
7. Lee's Palace & The Dance Cave
Lisa: Lee's is great for shows, many of the best international bands play this venue. The upstairs (Dance Cave) is to be avoided if you are over 19 years old.
8. Kool Haus
9. The Opera House
Lisa: Small pub on bloor, great for new local bands, love the stage set up here, allows for great view of the band and the sound quality is excellent.
11. Bovine Sex Club
Lisa: Tiny little place, the decor here is artistic and awesome, total punk bar with kinda scary regulars, but it's the perfect size for new local bands to play.
12. The Garrison
13. The Rivoli
14. The Silver Dollar Room
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