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Any Night of the Week: A DIY History of Toronto Music

Category: Book
By (author): Dovercourt, Jonny
Subject:  MUSIC / History & Criticism
  NON-FICTION / Canadian
  SOCIAL SCIENCE / Popular Culture
  SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Urban
Publisher: Coach House Books
Published: March 2020
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.50in x 5.50in
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$ 24.95
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From The Publisher*The first book to tell the story of Toronto's massive influence on popular music Part civic history and part memoir from this veteran scene-builder and founder of the acclaimed Wavelength concert series, From the Top charts the evolution of Toronto's diverse independent music scene in the latter half of the 20th century. From the Yorkville and Yonge Street scenes that spawned Joni Mitchell, Neil Young, and The Band in the ‘60s, through to the hip-hop, indie rock, and electronica-laden nineties, with acts like Broken Social Scene, Maestro Fresh-Wes, and Peaches, Dovercourt tells the story of how key venues, neighbourhoods, artists and promoters laid the groundwork for this provincial outpost to grow into a music mecca.
Biographical NoteJonny Dovercourt (aka Jonathan Bunce) is a veteran Toronto indie musician/writer and the co-­founder and Artistic Director of Wavelength Music, the influential non­profit independent music organization and concert series.