Death Cab for Cutie, Nada Surf, the Long Winters
Opera House (735 Queen East), tonight (Thursday, October 16)
It's an indie kid's wet dream. Death Cab for Cutie is joined by Nada Surf and the Long Winters. See feature, page 50.
Quintron, Miss Pussycat
The Horseshoe (370 Queen West), tonight (Thursday, October 16)
See if the nutty New Orleans party starter can get through one sweaty jam before his shirt comes off. Get there early for the confoundingly surreal puppetry of Miss Pussycat. See Celebrity Spins, page 65.
Andrew Collins and Marc Roy
Lula Lounge (1585 Dundas West), Friday (October 17)
Crazy Strings fret boys Andrew Collins and Marc Roy get down in a picking frenzy, and Virginia bluegrass mandolin great Emory Lester joins in. See feature, page 47.
The Palais Royale (1601 Lakeshore West), Friday (October 17)
Here's a special treat - the modfather presents his best-loved tunes acoustically and Oasis pal Gem Archer strums along. Charming.
Joss Stone, Simply Red
Massey Hall (178 Victoria), Saturday ( October 18)
It's billed as a Simply Red gig, but the real star of the show is Brit soul scorcher Joss Stone. She's gonna be huge - believe it. See feature, page 44.
Spiritualized, Soledad Brothers
Opera House (735 Queen East), Sunday-Monday ( October 19-20)
Take an extraterrestrial trip with Jason Pierce and crew as they groove to the spirit-lifting songs from their fab new Amazing Grace disc. See feature, page 50.
Aesop Rock, Mr. Lif
Funhaus (526 Queen West), Monday ( October 20)
Backpack, schmackpack! Aesop Rock is the shit, and having Mr. Lif on hand makes this Funhaus throwdown a must-see event. See feature, page 66.
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Tuesday ( October 21)
West Coast indie popsters Beulah have finally figured out that indie doesn't have to mean lo-fi. Catch 'em before they blow up like the Flaming Lips.