The Master Plan, the Pariahs
Horseshoe (370 Queen West), tonight (Thursday, December 2)
It's not every day that you get to see the Dictators or the Fleshtones, but a supergroup involving members of both? That's an event!
Feist, Howie Beck
Phoenix (410 Sherbourne), tonight (Thursday, December 2)
Fashion icon and indie siren La Feist returns from France to play her torchy tunes alongside melancholic mastermind Howie Beck.
Gentleman Reg, Final Fantasy, Phonemes
El Mocambo (464 Spadina), Friday (December 3)
Dapper Guelph expat and sometime Hidden Camera shows off his great new material.
Clutch, Fu Manchu, Nice Cat, Electric Magma
Opera House (735 Queen East), Saturday (December 4)
It's a stoner rock extravaganza led by Clutch and Fu Manchu along with Nice Cat and Electric Magma. Right on!
Ted Leo & the Pharmacists
Mod Club (722 College), Sunday (December 5)
With Dubya in office for another four years, the wiry proto-punk prophet has scads of material to fuel his righteous rock 'n' roll fire. Sure to be an incendiary live show.
Yule Be Glad You Did benefit
Phoenix (410 Sherbourne), Wednesday (December 8)
With a killer lineup including Sam Roberts, Sarah Harmer, Jim Cuddy, Matt Mays, K-OS and more, this Phoenix funder is sure to rock. That the Cancon extravaganza raises cash for the United Way is just gravy.
Mod Club (722 College), Wednesday (December 8)
La diva Wainwright's new Want Two disc is already bubbling over with operatic melodrama, so imagine the zany spectacle that'll ensue when he throws his live histrionics into the mix!