Hiphop Peace And Unity Fest
Revival (783 College), tonight (Thursday, July 15) .
Join the rising stars of Toronto hiphop - including Rochester, aka Juice, Shaun "Rickoshay" Boothe, Mayhem Morearty, Bishop and DJ Nana - in launching the Hiphop Peace And Unity Fest.
Greenhornes, the Dirtbombs
Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Friday (July 16)
If you just know the Greenhornes from their twangy work on Loretta Lynn's Jack White-produced Van Lear Rose disc, brace yourself for their full-on garage rock attack with Detroit's always dangerous Dirtbombs.
Los Amigos Invisibles
Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West), Friday (July 16)
Don't miss Venezuelan lounge swingers Los Amigos Invisibles when they show off their new Masters at Work- enhanced sound at Harbourfront for free.
Nathaniel Mayer & the Shanks, Jack Oblivian, More Plastic, BBQ
The Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Saturday (July 17)
Detroit R&B great Nathaniel Mayer makes a triumphant return to Toronto to preview the badass burners from his swank new Fat Possum disc. See feature, page 44.
Hot Burrito! A Tribute to the Flying Burrito Brothers
Exhibition Place, Saturday (July 17)
It doesn't have anything to do with the blues, but the Bernie Leadon, Chris Hillman and Herb Pedersen run at Flying Burritos faves will definitely be a highlight of the Toronto Bluesfest. (Toronto Bluesfest has been cancelled).
Mod Club Theatre (722 College), Monday (July 19)
Southampton psych-pop sissies Delays may have ditched the Manic Street foppishness of their past, but frontman Greg Gilbert promises they'll deliver the entertaining goods on their first North American tour.
Kool Haus (1 Jarvis), Monday (July 19)
Even though their recent Fly Or Die disc left much to be desired, Pharrell Williams, Chad Hugo and Shay are guaranteed to rock the Kool Haus.