The Reigning Sound
Silver Dollar (486 Spadina), tonight (Thursday, September 18)
Former Oblivians main man Greg Cartwright unleashes the devastating destructo-blast of Memphis rock 'n' roll at the Silver Dollar.
Turbonegro, Bad Wizard
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Friday (September 19)
Nutty Norwegian bad boys Turbonegro stake their claim of nu-metal supremacy in what promises to be an unforgettable evening of rampant homo hooliganism. See feature, page 64.
Andrew Collins and Marc Roy
Hugh's Room (2261 Dundas West), Friday (September 19)
Creaking Tree String Quartet mandolin maestro Andrew Collins and Crazy Strings guitar phenom Marc Roy launch their fab new duets disc, Likewise. A guaranteed string-picking delight.
Jim Bryson, Stephen Stanley, Alun Piggins
Horseshoe (37o Queen West), Saturday (September 20)
The hard-workin' Ottawa roots rocker is one of the only folks who can make sad sacks sound so lovely in song. See feature, page 63.
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Saturday (September 20)
Anyone willing to have his own name tattooed large on his biceps and prance around in spandex trousers while singing falsetto is worth investigating. See feature, page 63.
Opera House (735 Queen East), Tuesday ( September 23)
Brit triphop underachievers may still have only one tune... but it's a good one.
Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Tuesday ( September 23)
Join the sharper major label A&R types checking out the former members of Kitchener's White Lights who've regrouped as the Fathoms - for free.
Phoenix (410 Sherbourne), Tuesday ( September 23)
Halifax alt-hiphop star Buck 65 returns in full band mode to present the captivating tunes from his great new Talkin' Honky Blues disc. See feature, page 68.