Couldn't wrangle tickets to see Lhasa's shows at Hugh's Room? Why not drop by First Canadian Place for lunch and catch the entrancing chanteuse on the Waterfall Stage for free.
It's air guitar night at Massey Hall as the greying 70s rock survivors crank it up to 11 for the faithful.
Find out why stylish acoustic blues guitarist Fruteland Jackson's latest disc, Blues 2.0 (Electro-fi), was nominated for a W.C. Handy Award. See Celebrity Spins, page 43.
Admittedly, the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' 80s new wave revival shtick is so very 2002, but where else can you wear that stripey pink polyester ensemble with the matching wrist and leg warmers without feeling out of place?
It's usually a special occasion when Al Okada's Microbunny space-pop project makes a club appearance, and the release of their fab new Dead Stars disc definitely qualifies. See feature, page 42.
One of those so-bad-they're-good bands, Elefant's unintentionally hilarious Psychedelic Furs "tribute" is something everyone should experience once.
Cadillac Lounge (1296 Queen West), Sunday (February 29), 4 pm.
Looking for something to do Sunday afternoon? Why not two-step over to the Cadillac Lounge and hear Scotty Campbell's barroom-tested brand of old-school honky-tonk country. You'll be glad you did.
Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Wednesday (March 3)