The White Stripes
Hershey Centre (5500 Rose Cherry Place, Mississauga), tonight (Thursday, November 13)
Even broken bones can't stop those White Stripes from shaking the walls of the Hershey Centre. See cover story, page 46.
Bambu by the Lake (245 Queens Quay West), tonight (Thursday, November 13)
Fela Kuti's gone, but the fiery Thomas Mapfumo is still politically active, as you'll discover at the Bambu.
Rockit (120 Church), Friday (November 14)
Newly published author and perennial BC Green party candidate Joey "Shithead" Keithley leads Canada's most influential dirty punk posse into the Rockit.
Kool Haus (132 Queens Quay East), Friday (November 14)
It's time to break out the mousse and dust off your Tiger Beat magazines when the former New Wave dreamboats prove they're still Hungry Like The Wolf. See chart, page 55.
Guided by Voices, Constantines
Opera House (735 Queen East), Friday (November 14)
Forget Jack Black. Everyone's favourite rock 'n' roll schoolteacher, Bob Pollard, is back to get busy for the GBV army. Don't miss the locals opening. See discs review, page 65.
Guvernment (132 Queens Quay East), Saturday (November 15)
Sure, she's reinvented herself as a cougar in pop-tart clothing, but watching Liz Phair try to reclaim her indie rock poster girl crown is bound to be amusing.
Sondre Lerche, Rachael Yamgata
El Mocambo (464 Spadina), Monday ( November 17)
The sensitive singer/songwriter sprout from Norway brings the atmospheric tunes from his new Don't Be Shallow EP to the El Mo.
Le Tigre, Les Georges Leningrad, Lesbians on Ecstasy.
Phoenix (410 Sherbourne), Monday (November 17)
How much electro-punk insanity can you fit in one small concert theatre? Find out when feminist dance revolutionaries Le Tigre are joined by two crews of nutty art kids from Montreal. See feature, page 52.