Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Centre Jazz Orchestra
Hummingbird Centre (1 Front East), tonight (Thursday, June 19)
New York jazz giant turns back the clock with his swinging big band.
Chocolate (218 Richmond West), tonight (Thursday, June 19)
Good times from the New York hiphop fooligans. See cover story, page 54.
Harbourfront Centre (235 Queen's Quay West), Saturday (June 21)
Deep soul star makes an overdue comeback. See feature, page 71.
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Kool Haus (1 Jarvis), Sunday (June 22)
Fire, brimstone and all 43 blistering verses of Cave's storming epic Babe, I'm On Fire.
Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), Monday (June 23)
Neil gets back on the Horse to preview his forthcoming Greendale disc.
Medeski Martin & Wood
Nathan Phillips Square, Wednesday (June 25)
Funky, organ-driven grooves from jazz's best jam band.
Revival (783 College), Wednesday (June 25)
Toronto's butter-voiced MC returns with what's perhaps his most original record yet. See feature, page 73.
Guvernment (132 Queen's Quay East), Wednesday (June 25)
Conscious hiphop and big beats from Brooklyn's finest.