Hot Summer Concerts

The summer months are also touring season in Canada, which means hundreds of your favourite artists will be swinging through town


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Concerts

Thursday, June 5

jamie lidell Opera House, $17.50. 416-870-8000.

the raconteurs, the black lips and the sadies Ricoh Coliseum (100 Princes’ Blvd), all ages, $41.50. 416-870-8000.

tanya turner, david meyers and renee strasfeld, music theatre, St John’s York Mills Anglican Church (19 Don Ridge), 12:15 pm, free. 416-225-6611.

alicia keys, ne-yo and jordan sparkS Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), $55-$125. 416-870-8000.

janet obermeyer and patricia wright, voice and organ, Metropolitan United Church (56 Queen East), 12:15 pm, free. 416-363-0331 ext 26.

wray downes quartet, phil nimmons, joe temperley, dan block quintet, randy weston and jim galloway’s big band tribute to John Norris as part of Art of Jazz, Distillery District, Fermenting Cellar (55 Mill), doors 7 pm, $41.15. www.artofjazz.org.

teddy thompson Horseshoe, doors 8:30 pm, $16.50 416-870-8000.

TRansmission Ensemble as part of soundaXis, Music Gallery (197 John), $10-$25. 416-925-3457.

lorraine klaasen Afrofest concert, Lula Lounge, 7 pm, free. 416-469-5336.

Friday, June 6

count basie orchestra and nikki yanofsky outdoor concert as part of Luminato opening night celebration, Yonge-Dundas Square, 6:30 pm, free. www.luminato.com.

mohammad reza shajarian and ava ensemble Persian music concert, Roy Thomson Hall (60 Simcoe), $49.50-$69.50. 416-872-4255.

city and colour and sleepercar Massey Hall, $29.50-$34.50. 416-870-8000. And Jun 7.

the musical box Selling England by the Pound Genesis re-enactment concert, Music Hall (147 Danforth), $59-$65. 416-870-8000. And Jun 7.

Leonard Cohen Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (1 Front East), $72.50-$250. 416-870-8000. And Jun 7, 8 and 9.

kataklysm, martyr, endorphins, Senate and wetwork Opera House, all ages, doors 7 pm, $20. 416-466-0313.

grand archives El Mocambo, $10.50. 416-870-8000.

Adele Queen Elizabeth Theatre (Exhibition Place), all ages, 7 pm, $16.50. 416-870-8000.

martha wainwright Mod Club, 7:30 pm, $20. 416-870-8000.

steve strongman and root doctor as part of Waterfront Blues Festival, Woodbine Park, (Lakeshore East at Coxwell) 6 pm, free. www.waterfrontblues.ca.

afro cuban party as part of Art of Jazz, Distillery District, Fermenting Cellar (55 Mill), 10 pm, $21. www.artofjazz.org.

randy weston and billy harper as part of Art of Jazz, Distillery District, Fermenting Cellar (55 Mill), 7:30 pm, $41.15. www.artofjazz.org.

the eleventh finger as part of soundaXis, Music Gallery (197 John), $10-$25. 416-925-3457.

die mannequin Sound Academy, all ages, $12. 416-870-8000.

Scott Cooper and Kirsten jones St Stephen in-the-Fields (103 Bellevue), $15-$20. www.ticketweb.ca.

david marks, dean torrence and the surf city allstars as part of Legends of Surf Music benefit for TO Police Amateur Athletic Assoc, Hershey Centre (5500 Rose Cherry Place, Mississauga), $35-$42. 416-870-8000.

lori gemmell, etsuko kimura, ritesh das, camille watts and others, Beaches Presbyterian Church (65 Glen Manor), $10-$25. 416-699-5871.

gilby clarke Lee’s Palace, doors 9 pm, $20. 416-870-8000.

Saturday, June 7

Thee Silver Mt Zion Memorial Orchestra and tra la la band Lee’s Palace, 9 pm, $12. 416-870-8000. And Jun 8, all ages at 2 pm.

north york concert orchestra and su jeon, piano, Grace Church-on-the-Hill (300 Lonsdale), $15-$20. 416-628-9195.

death cab for cutie, stars, rogue wave and young galaxy as part of Olympic Island music festival, Toronto Olympic Island, all ages, gates 2:30 pm, $49.50 plus ferry $6. 416-870-8000.

barry manilow Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), $59-$149. 416-870-8000.

johnny and the g-rays, the B-Girls, mary margaret o’hara, the parachute club and others, as part of Luminato Queen Street celebration, Grange Park (Beverley north of Queen), 1:30 to 10:45 pm, free. www.luminato.com.

james brown’s soul generals and morris day and the time and others, as part of Luminato Funk Festival, Nathan Phillips Square, 1 pm, free. www.luminato.com.

the barra macneils, sierra noble, ashley macisaac and others as part of Luminato Scottish Music Festival, Yonge-Dundas Square, 1:30 pm, free. www.luminato.com.

adam green Horseshoe, $13.50. 416-870-8000.

jovino santos neto as part of Art of Jazz, Distillery District, Dancemakers Studio (55 Mill), doors 7 pm, $26.25. www.artofjazz.org.

gina sicilia, fathead, sharrie williams, erin mccallum, jake and the fundamentals and duke robillard as part of Waterfront Blues Festival, Woodbine Park, (Lakeshore East at Coxwell) 12:30 pm to 10 pm, free. www.waterfrontblues.ca.

toronto symphony orchestra and jacques israelievitch, violin, Roy Thomson Hall (60 Simcoe), 7:30 pm, $28.50-$80. 416-872-1111.

sheila jordan and steve kuhn as part of Art of Jazz, Distillery District, Dancemakers Studio (55 Mill), 2 pm, $41.15. www.artofjazz.org.

hermeto pascoal as part of Art of Jazz, Distillery District, Fermenting Cellar (55 Mill), doors 7 pm, $41.15. www.artofjazz.org.

john finley and the checkmates Acoustic Harvest Folk Club, St Nicholas Anglican Church (1512 Kingston), $15. 416-264-2235.

toronto accolades and the dukes of harmony York University, East Accolade Bldg (85 Yorkland), 7:30 pm, $20. 905-828-9785.

Penderecki String Quartet as part of soundaXis, Music Gallery (197 John), $15-$25. 416-925-3457.

donne roberts benefit concert for the Acacia Children’s Project in Kenya, Tranzac, 7:30 pm, $25. 416-064-3380.

scotty campbell and the wardinaires and the backstabbers country stringband Silver Dollar, 9:30 pm, $10. 416-763-9139.

phil solem Opera House, $27. 416-870-8000.

Sunday, June 8

r.e.m., modest mouse and the national Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), $29.50-$85.50. 416-870-8000.

death angel, god forbid, arsis and light this city Opera House, all ages, doors 7 pm, $25. 416-870-8000.

egberto gismonti as part of Art of Jazz, Distillery District, Fermenting Cellar (55 Mill), doors 7 pm, $41.15. www.artofjazz.org.

paul reddick and the sidemen, son roberts band, johnny max band and watermelon slim and the workers as part of Waterfront Blues Festival, Woodbine Park, (Lakeshore East at Coxwell) noon to 6 pm, free. www.waterfrontblues.ca.

juan tomas band, arabel castillo, jovie canape, kim mulla and aubrey mulla Scarborough Civic Centre (150 Borough), 2 and 3 pm, free. 416-485-2056.

cindy blackman quartet as part of Art of Jazz, Distillery District, Boilerhouse Restaurant (55 Mill), 4 pm, $26.25. www.artofjazz.org.

styrofoam as part of NXNE, El Mocambo, $8.50, limited wristband/pass admitted. 416-870-8000.

one republic, the midway state and crash parallel rescheduled, Kool Haus, all ages, $23.50. Tickets purchased for original show honoured. 416-870-8000.

dry county Diesel Playhouse (56 Blue Jays Way), $10. 416-971-5656.

Monday, June 9

PolkaDot Cadaver Diesel Playhouse $tba. 416-870-8000.

gryphon trio as part of Luminato Festival, Isabel Bader Theatre (93 Charles West), 7:30 pm, $25-$35. 416-872-1111.

Tuesday, June 10

mark kozelek Lee’s Palace, 10:15 pm, $15. 416-870-8000.

mr rick and the biscuits CD release, Hugh’s Room, 8:30 pm, $15. 416-531-6604.

Wednesday, June 11

lightspeed champion Lee’s Palace, $11.50, up to 50 NXNE wristbands/passes admitted. 416-532-1598, www.nxne.com.

CentroMatic Horseshoe, 10:30 pm, $9, up to 50 NXNE wristbands/passes admitted. 416-870-8000, www.nxne.com.

toronto symphony orchestra and jean-yves thibaudet, piano, Roy Thomson Hall (60 Simcoe), $28-$123. 416-872-1111. And Jun 12 at 2 pm, Jun 14 at 8 pm.

David Buchbinder’s Odessa/Havana Jewish/Cuban jazz fusion, Lula Lounge, 8:30 pm, $15-$18. 416-588-0307.

Joel Chadabe as part of Birdcage & HPSCHD: an evening of John Cage, Ontario College of Art & Design (100 McCaul), 7 pm, $20. www.musicworks.ca.

the stills Mod Club, $18. 30 NXNE wristband/passes accepted. www.nxne.com.

Thursday, June 12

brian katz and jonno lightstone klezmer and jazz concert, St John’s York Mills Anglican Church (19 Don Ridge), 12:15 pm, free. 416-225-6611.

rough trade and others as part of Gay Wave, Phoenix, $tba, up to 100 NXNE wristbands/passes accepted. www.nxne.com.

strike anywhere Kathedral, all ages, $tba, up to 50 NXNE wristbands/passes accepted. www.nxne.com.

forest city lovers, the magic, kids on tv, evening hymns, Nif-D, lily frost and others as part of Better Reasons Music Festival benefit for Sketch, Tranzac, pwyc. And Jun 13 at 8 and Jun 14 at 5 pm. 416-923-8137.

money mark as part of NXNE, Horseshoe, doors 8:30 pm, $20, limited access wristbands/passes accepted. 416-870-8000.

evil dead Diesel Theatre (56 Blue Jays Way), all ages, $10-$59, 40 NXNE wristbands/passes admitted. 416-971-5656, www.nxne.com.

foggy hogtown boys CD release, Lula Lounge, 8:30 pm, $15-$25. 416-588-0307.

kronos quartet and tanya tagaq Isabel Bader Theatre (93 Charles West), $40-$50. 416-872-1111. And Jun 13.

Friday, June 13

the bad plus Glenn Gould Studio (250 Front West), $32.50. 416-872-4255.

ill scarlett Sound Academy, $tba, all ages, up to 200 NXNE wristband/passes accepted. www.nxne.com.

sheek louch and cormega Phoenix, all ages, $tba, up to 100 NXNE wristbands/passes accepted. www.nxne.com.

evan dando as part of NXNE, Horseshoe, doors 9 pm, $20, limited wristband/passes accepted. 416-870-8000.

swervedriver as part of NXNE, Lee’s Palace, doors 8:30 pm, $20, limited wristband/passes accepted. 416-870-8000.

Bernardo Padron Group Lula Lounge, doors 8 pm, $15. 416-588-0307.

Whisky Jack and the Gala String Quartet Eastminster United Church (301 Danforth), $15. 416-463-2179.

Robin black and the saigon hookers Republik, $tba, 200 NXNE wristband/passes admitted. www.nxne.com.

laurie anderson as part of Luminato, Music Hall (147 Danforth), 9 pm, $40-$50. 416-872-1111. And Jun 14.

divine brown, quartetto gelato and the alex cuba all stars as part of Luminato, Trinity Square, Distillery District (55 Mill), 6 to 11 pm, free. And Jun 14 and 15, 11 am to 6 pm. www.luminato.com.

Saturday, June 14

the carps and styrofoam ones Mod Club, all ages, 7 pm, $10, up to 50 NXNE wristbands/passes accepted. 416-870-8000, www.nxne.com.

toronto danish choir Danish Lutheran Church (72 Finch West), 7 pm, $10. 416-222-2494.

Sunday, June 15

slave to the squarewave Diesel Playhouse (56 Blue Jays Way), $12. 416-971-5656.

Monday, June 16

emmylou harris Massey Hall (178 Victoria), $49.50-$69.50. 416-872-4255.

christian death and corpusse El Mocambo, $17.50. 416-870-8000.

my morning jacket and the besnard lakes Kool Haus, show 9 pm, $29.50, up to 50 NXNE wristbands/accepted. 416-870-8000, www.nxne.com.

annuals Drake, $15. 416-870-8000.

the ting tings Mod Club, $13.50. 416-870-8000.

hanzel und gretyl, christian death and living dead Opera House, $17.50. 416-870-8000.

ari hoenig’s punk bop band Rex Jazz and Blues Bar, 9:30 pm, $12. 416-598-2475.

Tuesday, June 17

simon spiro Broadway and Beyond concert, Beth Tzedec Congregation (1700 Bathurst), 7:30 pm, $36-$250. 416-781-3514 ext 218.

the vibrators Kathedral, 7 pm, $tba. 416-504-0744.

toronto symphony orchestra Roy Thomson Hall (60 Simcoe), $28-$98. 416-872-1111. And Jun 18 at 2 and 8 pm.

Wednesday, June 18

dave matthews band and alejandro escovedo Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), 7 pm, $50-$80. 416-870-8000.

flat fifth Yonge-Dundas Square, 12:30 pm, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

langhorne slim Horseshoe, 10:30 pm, $8. 416-870-8000.

third world Phoenix, $36.50. 416-870-8000.

Thursday, June 19

al green and dione taylor as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (1 Front East), $32.50-$82.50. 416-870-8000.

randy bachman, burton cummings and kim mitchell Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), 7:30 pm, $22.50-$89.50. 416-870-8000.

ron davis sextet Al Green Theatre (750 Spadina), $15-$28. 416-924-6211.

sarah harmer, serena ryder, hawksley workman, great lake swimmers and danny michel as part of The Blue Revue benefit, Phoenix, doors 7 pm, $30. 416-870-8000.

jennie laws CD release, Supermarket, $tba. 416-840-0501.

Friday, June 20

art of time ensemble and steven page Enwave Theatre (231 Queens Quay West), $25-$36. 416-973-4000. And Jun 21.

dethklok, chimaira and soilent green Kool Haus, all ages, doors 7 pm, $25. 416-870-8000.

ryandan and anne morrone Music Hall (147 Danforth), $39.50. 416-870-8000.

dr john and the wild magnolias as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), $40. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

maceo parker as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Sound Academy, $25-$30. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

ivana santilli and john kong as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Revival, $15. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

the national parcs and grand analog as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Supermarket, 10 pm, $10. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

julie michels and parley as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Pilot Tavern, $12. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

gary morgan and panamericana! as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), noon, free. www.tojazz.com.

felix stussi and give me five as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Primus Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), 5 pm, free. www.tojazz.com.

nina nastasia, jim white and the tren brothers Drake Hotel, 10 pm, $15. 416-870-8000.

elliott brood CD release, Horseshoe, $12.50. 416-870-8000. And Jun 21.

nadjiwan, digging roots, jani lauzon and The sucalejani ensemble and others as part of Nation Interrupted, Glenn Gould Studio (250 Front West), $10-$20. 416-205-5555.

Saturday, June 21

finis tasby Silver Dollar, 9:30 pm, $18. www.ticketpro.ca.

retribution gospel choir Rivoli, $12. 416-870-8000.

susan tedeschi and the john hammond quartet as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), $30. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

the billy’s band as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, El Mocambo, $15-$20. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

adam smale trio as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Pilot Tavern, $12. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

classic jazz party as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), 1 pm, free. www.tojazz.com.

steve koven’s project rex as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Primus Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), 4 pm, free. www.tojazz.com.

drowning pool, revolver and sin dealer Diesel Playhouse 6:30 pm, $tba. 416-870-8000.

brian melo and tupelo honey Mod Club, all ages, doors 7 pm, $20. 416-870-8000.

cantores celestes Runnymede United Church (432 Runnymede), $10. 416-236-1522.

adam smale trio as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Pilot Tavern, $12. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

Sunday, June 22

hatebreed, 3 inches of blood, threat signal and dead to rights Opera House, all ages, doors 7 pm, $22.50. 416-870-8000.

renaud garcia-fons as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Enwave Theatre (231 Queens Quay West), $25. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

nikki yanofsky as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Diesel Playhouse (56 Blue Jays Way), $40. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

the billy’s band as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Healey’s, $15-$20. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

andrew scott quintet as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Pilot Tavern, $12. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

effendi jazz lab as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), 1 pm, free. www.tojazz.com.

sliding hammers as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Primus Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), 4 pm, free. www.tojazz.com.

alto summit and geri allen trio as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), $30. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

kristine marchese Hugh’s Room, $10-$12. 416-531-6604.

alto summit and geri allen trio Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), $30. www.torontojazz.com.

maryem tollar, ernie tollar, mohamed aly and alfred gamil Cairo Connection concert, Glenn Gould Studio (250 Front West), $20. 416-205-5555.

Monday, June 23

oliver jones trio and ahmad jamal as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), $40. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

frog eyes and the evangelicals Horseshoe, $12. 416-870-8000.

bill charlap and renee rosnes as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Enwave Theatre (231 Queens Quay West), $30. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

luis mario ochoa as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Pilot Tavern, $12. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

art tatum, piano starts here and bernie senensky trio as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), noon, free. www.tojazz.com.

out of orbit as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Primus Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), 5 pm, free. www.tojazz.com.

marissa nadler El Mocambo, doors 8:30 pm, $10.50. 416-870-8000.

marcus nance as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Old Mill Inn (21 Old Mill), $30. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

tony monaco trio as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Supermarket, $17.50-$22.50. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

Tuesday, June 24

big bad voodoo daddy and james hunter as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), $25. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

michel donato trio, marin nasturica and jon gearey as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Enwave Theatre (231 Queens Quay West), $25. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

bill charlap and sandy stewart as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Old Mill Inn (21 Old Mill), $40. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

michael berube, chantal chamberland and george evans as part of Toronto Jazz Festival St Jean Baptiste Day, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), noon, free. www.tojazz.com.

l’orkestre des pas perdus as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Primus Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), 5 pm, free. www.tojazz.com.

jake langley trio as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Supermarket, $15-$20. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

chris tarry group as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Pilot Tavern, $15. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

cute is what we aim for Mod Club, all ages, 7 pm, $16.50. 416-870-8000.

Wednesday, June 25

return to forever Sony Centre for the Performing Arts (1 Front East), $39.50-$125. 416-870-8000.

ciara adams Yonge-Dundas Square, 12:30 pm, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

judith lander and philippe noireaut as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Old Mill Inn (21 Old Mill), $30. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com. And Jun 26.

ryan shaw as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Supermarket, $17.50-$22.50. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

lesterdays as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Pilot Tavern, $12. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

laila biali trio as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen/Bay), noon, free. www.tojazz.com.

carlos bica and azul as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Primus Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), 5 pm, free. www.tojazz.com.

RJD2, Amit and DJ T-Lo as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Mod Club, $21. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

blind boys of alabama and cyrus chestnut trio as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), $30. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

charles lloyd new quartet as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Enwave Theatre (231 Queens Quay West), $40. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

Thursday, June 26

classic albums live Aerosmith: Toys in the Attic/Rocks, Phoenix, $12-$20. 416-870-8000.

fernanda cunha as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Lula Lounge, 8:30 pm, $20. 416-588-0307, www.tojazz.com.

maria taylor and jonathan rice El Mocambo, doors 8:30 pm, $11.50. 416-870-8000.

(((powerhouse sound))) Rivoli, $15. 416-870-8000.

roy hargrove salute to jazz at the Philharmonic as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), $35. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

ernestine anderson and houston person as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Enwave Theatre (231 Queens Quay West), $30. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

marcus miller as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Opera House, $27.50-$32.50. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

amanda mabro as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Supermarket, $10-$12. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

quintetto denner as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), noon, free. www.tojazz.com.

alexis baro sextet as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Primus Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), 5 pm, free. www.tojazz.com.

gene bertoncini as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Pilot Tavern, $20. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

pinetop perkins and willie big eyes smith Healey’s Roadhouse, 9 pm, $30. 416-637-2145.

the black angels and the warlocks Lee’s Palace, doors 8:30 pm, $11.50. 416-870-8000.

Friday, June 27

gilberto gil Massey Hall (178 Victoria), $40.50-$69.50. 416-872-4255.

jose conde y ola fresca as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Lula Lounge, doors 7 pm, $20. 416-588-0307.

psychotropical orchestra Mondo Muziko a-Go-Go!, Yonge-Dundas Square, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

john abercrombie organ trio, mike stern trio and john scofield trio as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), $30. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

e.s.t. as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Enwave Theatre (231 Queens Quay West), $25. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

patti loach and patty zentilli as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Old Mill Inn (21 Old Mill), $30. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

ritmo flamenco as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Pilot Tavern, $15. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

jim galloway’s surprise swing session as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), noon, free. www.tojazz.com.

Saturday, June 28

omara portuondo and roberto fonseca Roy Thomson Hall (60 Simcoe), $49.50-$79.50. 416-872-4255.

michel legrand trio, phil woods and quartetto guido basso as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts (145 Queen West), $30-$120. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

arturo sandoval and hilario duran trio as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), $30. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

louise pitre and john alcorn as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Old Mill Inn (21 Old Mill), $40. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

sergio mendes Music Hall (147 Danforth), 9 pm, $49.50-$59.50. 416-870-8000.

Sunday, June 29

fish Mod Club, $32.50. 416-870-8000.

lizz wright as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Diesel Playhouse (56 Blue Jays Way), $40. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

salif keita, toby foyeh and orchestrarica as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Toronto Star Stage, Nathan Phillips Square (Queen and Bay), $30. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz. com.

Monday, June 30

tiesto Ricoh Coliseum (100 Princes’ Blvd), $35.50-$82.50. 416-870-8000.

lee scratch perry Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West), free. 416-973-4000.

mogwai Phoenix, 10:15 pm, $25.50. 416-870-8000.

Tuesday, July 1

Johnny Reid, Deric Ruttan, Crystal Shawanda, the Higgins and Alex J Robinson as part of Canada Day Jam, Woodbine Park, noon, all ages, $tba. www.country953.com.

Wednesday, July 2

seun kuti and egypt 80 Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West), free. 416-973-4000.

dave brubeck quartet and toronto jazz festival orchestra as part of Toronto Jazz Festival, Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts (145 Queen West), $40-$130. 416-870-8000, www.tojazz.com.

brooke fraser and william fitzsimmons El Mocambo, 9 pm, $12.50. 416-870-8000.

tv on the radio Kool Haus, all ages, $25. 416-870-8000.

Thursday, July 3

orchestra baobab Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West), free. 416-870-8000.

Johnny Winter and Savoy brown Phoenix, $34.50. 416-870-8000.

full blown chaos and the breathing process Kathedral, doors 7:30 pm, $13.50. 416-870-8000.

Friday, July 4

jonas brothers Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), $19.50-$49.50. 416-870-8000.

green jelly, the 3tards, detsorgsekalf and enigma Opera House, all ages, doors 7 pm, $22.75. 416-870-8000.

nomadic massive Mondo Muziko a-Go-Go!, Yonge-Dundas Square, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

Sunday, July 6

richard thompson Music Hall (147 Danforth), $35. 416-870-8000.

calexico Mod Club, doors 7:30 pm, $22.50. 416-870-8000.

Monday, July 7

john mayer, colbie caillat and brett dennen Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), $29.50-$69.50. 416-870-8000.

scott mckeon Silver Dollar, $10. 416-763-9139.

Tuesday, July 8

james taylor Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), $39.50-$85.50. 416-870-8000.

beth orton Music Hall (147 Danforth), $29.50. 416-870-8000.

Wednesday, July 9

rush Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), $27.50-$119.50. 416-870-8000.

goldfinger, less than jake and Big d & the kids table Kool Haus, all ages, doors 7 pm, $24. 416-870-8000.

Thursday, July 10

micky dolenz and the spoons as part of Utopia Conservation Area and Gristmill restoration benefit, Capitol Event Theater (2492 Yonge), doors 7 pm, $50. www.ticketweb.ca.

Friday, July 11

people project Mondo Muziko a-Go-Go!, Yonge-Dundas Square, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

alfie zappacosta Hugh’s Room, $27.50-$30. 416-531-6604.

Saturday, July 12

Linkin Park, Stone Temple Pilots, Attack In Black, Sam Roberts Band, AShes Divide, the Bravery, hostage life, Arkells and others, as part of Edgefest ’08, Downsview Park (35 Carl Hall), noon, $80.50. 416-870-8000.

great big sea and joel plaskett emergency Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), 7:30 pm, $39.50-$59.50. 416-870-8000.

Puerto Plata Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West), 8 pm, free. 416-973-4000.

the black crowes and grace potter and the nocturnals Massey Hall (178 Victoria), $49.50-$59.50. 416-870-8000.

Sunday, July 13

yes Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), $39.50-$149.50. 416-870-8000.

at the gates, darkest hour and municipal waste Opera House, all ages, doors 7 pm, $34.75. 416-870-8000.

Monday, July 14

robert plant, alison krauss and t bone burnett Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), 7:30 pm, $39.50-$99.50. 416-870-8000.

boris, torche and wolves in the thrown room Lee’s Palace, $tba. 416-532-1598.

Flo Rida, danity kane, day 26 and donnie klang rescheduled from May 9, Rogers Centre (1 Blue Jays Way), $20-$89. Original tickets honoured. 416-870-8000.

Tuesday, July 15

steve miller band and joe cocker Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), 7 pm, $39.50-$75. 416-870-8000.

Wednesday, July 16

stephen malkmus and the jicks Phoenix, $20. 416-870-8000.

Thursday, July 17

mark knopfler Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), $39.50-$85.50. 416-870-8000.

george michael Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), $69.50-$199.50. 416-870-8000.

Friday, July 18

socalled Mondo Muziko a-Go-Go!, Yonge-Dundas Square, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

Latefallen and Scarlet Sins Opera House, $tba. 416-870-8000. Friday, July 25

jack bruce, eric burdon and the animals, the turtles and badfinger as part of Hippiefest, Molson Amphitheatre, 7:30 pm, $10.70-$69.50. 416-870-8000.

Saturday, July 19

angels and airwaves, Against Me!, We the Kings, bouncing souls, cobra starship, pennywise, protest the hero and others as part of Vans Warped Tour, Downsview Park (35 Carl Hall), noon, $43.25. 416-870-8000.

tribo de jah and lazo Brazilian reggae, Opera House, $30-$40. 416-870-8000.

Sunday, July 20

forro mulambo groove, salviano pessoa and batucada zuruba as part of Brazilfest, noon to 9 pm, $5, Toronto Olympic Island. 416-299-5932.

city and colour, cat power, tokyo police club, animal collective, chromeo, born ruffians and the carps as part of Rogers Picnic, Historic Fort York (100 Garrison), all ages, 2 pm, $49.50. 416-870-8000.

Monday, July 21

Eagles Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), $46.75-$186.75. 416-870-8000. And Jul 22.

Wednesday, July 23

king khan and the shrines Horseshoe, $10. 416-870-8000. And Jul 24.

Thursday, July 24

baskery Dakota, $tba. 416-850-4579.

Saturday, July 26

tab benoit, tad robinson band, jamaica to toronto, the mighty pope and others as part of Beaches Jazz Festival, Kew Gardens Bandshell (Queen and Lee), 11:30 am, free. www.beachesjazz.com. And Jul 27.

Brooke White, Carly Smithson, chikezie eze, kristy lee cook and others as part of American Idols Live! Tour, Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), 7 pm, $40.75-$68.25. 416-870-8000.

Monday, July 28

melissa etheridge Massey Hall (178 Victoria), $35-$100. 416-872-4255.

Friday, August 1

kae sun and tumi Mondo Muziko a-Go-Go!, Yonge-Dundas Square, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

Saturday, August 2

rancid, h20, and the flatliners Kool Haus, all ages, $24. 416-870-8000.

Sunday, August 3

jack johnson, rogue wave and neil halstead Burl’s Creek Park (off hwy 11, north of Barrie), 7 pm, $49.50. 416-870-8000.

rancid, sick of it all and the creepshow Kool Haus, all ages, $24. 416-870-8000.

the black keys and the kills Phoenix, 9 pm, $23.50. 416-870-8000.

Tuesday, August 5

the go team and css Kool Haus, all ages, doors 7 pm, $25.50. 416-870-8000.

Nine Inch nails and deerhunter Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), 7:30 pm, $59.50-$69.50. 416-870-8000.

Wednesday, August 6

avril lavigne Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), 7 pm, $29.50-$74.50. 416-870-8000.

def leppard

rescheduled from Apr 13, Copps Coliseum (Hamilton), 7 pm, $49.50-$79.50. 416-870-8000.

Thursday, August 7

Chaka Khan Kool Haus, $42.50. 416-870-8000.

Friday, August 8

eccodek Mondo Muziko a-Go-Go!, Yonge-Dundas Square, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

slipknot, disturbed, machine head, suicide silence, mastodon and others as part of Mayhem Festival, Downsview Park (35 Carl Hall), doors 1 pm, $49.50. 416-870-8000.

Saturday, August 9

wolf parade Kool Haus, all ages, $22.50. 416-870-8000.

Sunday, August 10

Boy George Kool Haus, all ages, doors 7 pm, $44.50. 416-870-8000.

Wednesday, August 13

judas priest, motorhead, heaven and hell and testament Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), 5:30 pm, $49.50-$125. 416-870-8000.

Friday, August 15

telmary Mondo Muziko a-Go-Go!, Yonge-Dundas Square, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

radiohead and grizzly bear Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), 7:30 pm, $35.50-$69.50. 416-870-8000.

Saturday, August 16

rod stewart Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), $37-$275. 416-870-8000.

Tuesday, August 19

maroon 5, counting crows and sara bareilles Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), $28.50-$126. 416-870-8000.

Thursday, August 21

blue rodeo and josh ritter Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), $tba. 416-870-8000.

Friday, August 22

staylefish Mondo Muziko a-Go-Go!, Yonge-Dundas Square, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

the duke robillard band Silver Dollar, 9:30 pm, $18. 416-763-9139.

Saturday, August 23

black lung inner city choir Hugh’s Room, $12-$15. 416-870-8000.

Sunday, August 24

zz top, brooks and dunn and rodney atkins Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), 7 pm, $25-$95.50. 416-870-8000.

Wednesday, August 27

Celine Dion Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), 7:30 pm, $63-$195. 416-870-8000. And Aug 28.

Thursday, August 28

Mötley Crüe, Buckcherry, Papa Roach, SixX:A.M. and Trapt Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), 5 pm, $25.50-$92.50. 416-870-8000.

Friday, August 29

mr something something Mondo Muziko a-Go-Go!, Yonge-Dundas Square, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

Simple Plan, the all american rejects and faber drive Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), 7 pm, $32.50-$42.50. 416-870-8000.

Saturday, Sept 6

foo fighters, oasis, bloc party, wintersleep, paul weller, the weakerthans and others as part of Virgin Festival, Toronto Island Park, 1 pm, $87. And Sept 7 (both days $159).

Saturday, September 13

bill gaither Air Canada Centre (40 Bay) $36.50-$42.50. 416-870-8000.

Wednesday, September 17

Justin Hines Yonge-Dundas Square, 12:30 pm, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

Friday, September 19

sigh, zimmers hole and unexpect Diesel Playhouse all ages, doors 6 pm, $20. 416-870-8000.

alex cuba Mondo Muziko a-Go-Go!, Yonge-Dundas Square, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

Sunday, September 21

New Kids On The Block Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), 7:30 pm, $39.50-$75. 416-870-8000.

Wednesday, September 24

peter elkas Yonge-Dundas Square, 12:30 pm, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

Thursday, September 25

My Bloody valentine Ricoh Coliseum (100 Princes’ Blvd), 7 pm, $47.50. 416-870-8000.

Saturday, September 27

carlos del junco and the blues mongrels Silver Dollar, 9:30 pm, $15. 416-763-9139.

Wednesday, October 1

wil Yonge-Dundas Square, 12:30 pm, free. www.ydsquare.ca.

Wednesday, October 8

alice cooper General Motors Centre (99 Athol East, Oshawa), $49.50. 416-870-8000.

Saturday, October 18

madonna Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), $61.75-$351.75, tickets on sale May 24. 416-870-8000.

Wednesday, October 22

lenny kravitz rescheduled from March 20, Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), 7:30 pm, $39.50-$79.50. Original tickets honoured. 416-870-8000.

Thursday, October 23

celtic thunder Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), $35.75-$55.75. 416-870-8000.

ron sexsmith rescheduled from May 3, Massey Hall (178 Victoria), $29.50-$49.50. 416-872-4255.

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