Best Toronto Bands

Hello everyone, here we have a list of famous bands and their members who were born in Toronto, with photos when available. These Toronto bands are listed by how many people are googling them and how impactful their music has been on society in general. A few of these band members may not have been born in Toronto, but everyone on this list at least grew up in Toronto at one point and left a big impact or they still live in Toronto. This list includes Toronto bands from every type of music sub genre you can think of including indie rock, alternative rock, folk, blues, heavy metal etc.

If you grew up in Toronto or live in Toronto right now, then you should be proud of these amazing bands and their members who were born is Toronto.

Our list this year (2020) contains local bands like the talented Alvvays and The Beaches.

This list of famous Toronto bands in 2020 also answers questions that a lot of you have been asking us like…

  • Which bands are from Toronto?
  • Who are the most famous Toronto bands?

#1. Alvvays

Alvvays band

Alvvays is a band from Toronto

Alvvays is a Canadian indie pop band formed in Toronto, Ontario in 2011. The band consists of vocalist Molly Rankin, keyboardist Kerri MacLellan, guitarist Alec O’Hanley, bassist Brian Murphy, and drummer Sheridan Riley.

Recommended Alvvays Music:

#2. Broken Social Scene

Broken Social Scene Band

Broken Social Scene is a band from Toronto

Broken Social Scene is a Canadian indie rock band, a musical collective including as few as six and as many as nineteen members including Feist, and formed by Kevin Drew and Brendan Canning.

Recommended Broken Social Scene Music:

#3. PUP

PUP Band

PUP Band

PUP is a Canadian punk rock band formed in Toronto, Ontario in 2013, originally under the name Topanga. PUP’s self-titled debut album was released on October 8, 2013 on Royal Mountain Records.

Recommended PUP Music:

#4. Weaves

Weaves Band

Weaves are a band from Toronto

Weaves is a Canadian indie pop band from Toronto, Ontario, consisting of vocalist Jasmyn Burke, guitarist Morgan Waters, drummer Spencer Cole and bassist Zach Bines.

Recommended Weaves Music:

#5. The Beaches

The Beaches Band

The Beaches is a band from Toronto

The Beaches are a Canadian alternative rock band from Toronto, Ontario, consisting of singer and bassist Jordan Miller, guitarist Kylie Miller, guitarist and keyboardist Leandra Earl and drummer Eliza Enman-McDaniel.

Recommended The Beaches Music:

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Rex Jordan

Rex Jordan

I am the editor in chief of and I am currently residing in downtown Toronto with my wife and daughter while going to college for my masters in tourism.

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