6 can't miss Toronto events of the week: September 16 to 22

Sep 13 2019, 11:40 am

Welcome to your new week, Toronto.

September is in full swing and that means there are numerous exciting events happening throughout the city for you to enjoy. Plan out your week and have some fun this September 16 to 22.

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Tycho: Weather World Tour

What: See Scott Hansen, better known as Tycho, and his band perform some seriously gorgeous, low tempo, synth-pop. Hansen mixes in heavy doses of vintage and futuristic sounds into his compositions, resulting in beautiful soundscapes and stunning live performance.

When: Monday, September 16
Time: 
8 pm
Where: 
Sony Centre, 1 Front St E
Admission: 
Tickets start at $40, available online

Bring It! New Talent Comedy Competition

What: This show pits 10 new comedians (performing for 24 months or less) against each other, performing five minutes each with a headliner closing the show. At the end of the competition, audience members will select their top three comics. The top comedian will receive $50 and a spot in The Funniest Show on The Danforth.

When: Tuesday, September 17
Time: 
9:15 pm
Where: 
The Social Capital Theatre, 154 Danforth Ave
Admission:
 $12, available online

The Stranger 2.0: Above and Below

What: The walkabout performance, The Stranger, returns to Toronto with a brand-new version, The Stranger 2.0. For the first time, the performance will include two audience members at a time and will feature an exciting new virtual reality component, allowing the production to unfold on the streets of Toronto

When: September 18 to 28
Time: Monday to Friday, 5 pm to 9:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 3:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Tickets holders will be notified by email of the exact meeting point 24 hours before their showtime
Admission: $50 regular, $90 VIP

Party with Fred VanVleet

What: Yes, you read that correctly. Join Toronto Raptors superstar and NBA champ, Fred VanVleet and spend the evening celebrating Toronto’s big win. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and listen to music mixed live by DJ Danny D from Z103.5 FM. There will also be a special guest appearance by Superfan Nav Bhatia.

When: Thursday, September 19
Time: 
6 to 9 pm
Where: 
Shoeless Joe’s Sports Grill, 21 Colossus Drive
Admission: $75, available online

Lizzo Cuz I Love You Too Tour 2019

What: Don’t worry if you weren’t able to snag tickets to Lizzo’s last Toronto performance at The Danforth Music Hall, the songstress is returning to the city this week to wrap up the summer. Hot on the heels of killing it at the MTV VMA’s, Lizzo is bringing her North American tour, “Cuz I Love You Too,” which stops in Toronto on September 19.

When: Thursday, September 19
Time: 8 pm
Where: Budweiser Stage
Admission: Tickets start at $69available online

Sneaker Con Toronto

What: If you have a serious sneakerhead in your life, or you’re one yourself, this is the place to find what you need. Browse thousands of rare kicks in the Sneaker Con marketplace, meet thousands of fellow footwear enthusiasts, and hit the streets wearing trainers no one will find anywhere else.

When: September 21 to 22
Where: 
Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Boulevard
Admission: Tickets start at $30, available online