Drake Blog


Meet The Drake's Music Programmer: Iain MacNeil

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 3 months ago

"The best part about the Underground is it’s the perfect room to grab bands just as they're breaking...M.I.A. had her first North American show here," says Iain MacNeil, who recently joined the Drake family after years at Canadian Music Week. "I’m here to build upon the great reputation guys like Nathan, Brian + everyone else before me have built and keep taking the programming to the next level." Get to know our new Music Progammer + find out what upcoming shows should be on your hit list.

Iain MacNeil Music Programmer for The Drake

Author Niki Trosky Talks Love, Sex + Solo Travel

Posted by Jen McNeely, 1 year, 3 months ago

This Tuesday, Winnipeg's Niki Trosky will be taking over The Drake Hotel's North Lounge to host a launch for her book, Love Life: an intimate memoir about self-exploration, solitude, and sex. Juicy.

Niki Trosky launches her book Love Life in The Drake Hotel Lounge


Posted by Sarah Brown, 1 year, 3 months ago

Unforgivingly honest, buzzy and heartbreaking, KLOE is Glasgow’s glorified teen pop queen and she’s playing the Drake Underground Friday, April 1st! Find out why we’re geeking out about Glasgow’s next festival headliner.

Special Events

Tie The Knot With Drake

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 3 months ago

Ping-pong, vintage photo booths, 'pitch + putt': we're all about adding playful + curious touches to create a memorable wedding that's not like the others.

wedding blog 1.1
Hotel + Travel

Drake Scribbles: L.A. Dreaming

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 4 months ago

This week, after exploring all the spaces at The Drake Hotel, Megan Stulberg decided to sit in the colourful indoor/outdoor corridor on the Sky Yard. “It reminds me of Los Angeles, a city I visit often. Rooftop bars are scarce in Toronto. Having one in the heart of Queen West is like having a little slice of LA around the corner from me,” says Megan.

Drake Scribbles
Drake One Fifty

Popera! gives a sensual dining experience like no other

Posted by Drake, 1 year, 4 months ago

Beautiful, moving, and abounding with passion: Drake One Fifty's monthly Popera! series, with the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio, is a sensual way to do Saturday night.

Popera at Drake One Fifty