Hailed as one of the best venues in Toronto , the Drake Underground is a multifaceted performance venue with a reputation for hosting legendary parties. As an intimate venue, the Drake Underground hosts both local and international DJs and musicians of every genre; as well as comedy shows, film screenings, and poetry slams—filling the room every night of the week. Part incubator, part festival hub, there’s no denying the Drake Underground has become a cornerstone of Toronto’s cultural landscape.
With over 200 artists gracing the stage every year, the Drake Underground aims to connect diverse audiences to new trends in the music industry and to Toronto's vibrant culture. From breaking acts in the Drake Underground to our curated playlists, The Drake is a place for music fans of all kinds. Yielding block-long lineups, the Drake Underground has created the ideal environment to dance the night away to the city’s best DJs; to listen to some rad tunes by your favourite artists; and to maybe even discover the next big thing.
So what are you waiting for? Check out our Whats On calendar for complete listings, and mark your calendars, because you’re not going to want to miss a thing!
PAST PERFORMERS INCLUDE:
Leon Bridges | Robyn Hitchcock | Lydia Persaud | AA Bondy | Billy Raffoul | Ayla Nereo | Dani Leigh | Tommy Genesis | Prateek Kuhad | Nosaj Thing | La Roux | Handsome Furs | Grizzly bear | Metric | Kid Cudi | MIA | Beck | Neil Halstead | Broken Social Scene | Peaches | Chromeo | Wolf Mother | Warbly Jets | Delaney Jane
MUSIC FEST CIRCUIT:
- NXNE: Mac Demarco, Sylvan Esso, Action Bronson, Kid Kudi
- CMW: Leon Bridges, Lapsley, BROODS, etc. [CMW 2015]
- WHAT'S IN THE BOX: July Talk, BadBadNotGood, Diamond Rings, Rich Aucoin, River Tiber, Bambii, Dizzy, Langston Francis
- TIFF: X Ambassadors, Peaches, STWO, + more