Hugh's Room (2261 Dundas West), tonight (Thursday) to Saturday (November 25-27)
The Fredfest rolls on at Hugh's Room, where our man is joined by the bluegrass-style Flathead Noodlers tonight, the folky Flying Squirrels Friday and then the rowdy Smokin' Losers Saturday.
The Kills, Blanche
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), tonight (Thursday, November 25)
Deadly blues-punk duo the Kills face off against creepy country crew Blanche, and everyone at the show wins.
Badly Drawn Boy, Adem
Palais Royale (1601 Lakeshore West), Friday (November 26)
Now that he's signed to EMI, it might be your last chance to see Damon Gough doing his best stuff.
Supermarket (268 Augusta), Saturday (November 27)
Check out the swank Supermarket lounge while digging the Afrobeat groove of Montreal's Afrodizz.
Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Sunday (November 28)
UK garage songbird Holly Golightly shows off her more soulful side with a sultry set of torch tunes.
Alicia Keys, Nelly Furtado, K-OS
Ricoh Coliseum (101 Princes' Blvd), Monday (November 29)
Help fight the battle against AIDS in Africa alongside Alicia Keys and the Canuck support of Nelly Furtado, K-OS, Keshia Chanté and Swollen Members.
Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Wednesday (December 1)
The zany Pontani Sisters spice up Los Straitjackets' annual surfadelic Xmas pageant with their burlesque antics. Don't miss it.