The Government (1 Jarvis), tonight (Thursday, October 9)
Berlin-based queen of electroclash Peaches, aka Toronto's Merrill Nisker, promises a delightfully daring exhibition at the Guvernment. See feature, page 46.
Bebop Cowboys, Brothers Cosmoline, DJ Tom Parker
Lula Lounge (1585 Dundas West), tonight (Thursday, October 9)
Get to the swinging western record release party for the Bebop Cowboys' new disc early since Tom Parker will be spinning country 78s as a warm-up. See feature, page 44.
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Friday (October 10)
The tough rockin' new Danko Jones disc, We Sweat Blood, is their best yet, so stop by Lee's to offer your praise before they split back to Europe, where they're worshipped like Brazilian footballers.
Del the Funky Homosapien, Souls of Mischief, Casual, Pep Love
The Phoenix (410 Sherbourne), Friday (October 10)
Fans of underground West Coast hiphop won't want to miss this rare family outing by the Hieroglyphics posse with Little Brother to start things rolling right. See feature, page 42.
Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez
Fez Batik (129 Peter), Saturday (October 11)
One half of the celebrated Masters at Work production duo, Kenny "Dope" Gonzalez brings the funk to Fez Batik for what should be a memorable event.
Hush Lounge (457 Richmond West), Sunday ( October 12)
The production genius behind over 90 Billboard top 10 hits also happens to be one helluva club DJ. Check out his action during a special three-hour set.
Hershey Centre (5500 Rose Cherry Place), Tuesday ( October 14)
Sure, it's Mississauga on a Tuesday night, but hey, it's the freakin' Strokes!
360 (326 Queen West), Wednesday ( October 15)
Who really wants to see Radiohead at Skydome when Mule's P.W. Long is at the 360 revealing the bloody secrets from his years of dabbling on the dark side.