Fathead CD release party
Silver Dollar (486 Spadina), tonight (Thursday, January 27)
Join venerable local funky blues crew Fathead in celebrating the release of their new Livelier Than Ever disc at the Dollar.
Masta Ace, Theology 3, Punchline, DJ Serious, Taktiks
Opera House (735 Queen East), Friday (January 28)
Hardcore New York hiphop fans should note that this could be your last chance to see Brooklyn MC Masta Ace onstage.
Innocence Project benefit w/Kyprios, the Fuzz, Creator/Destroyer
Mod Club (722 College), Friday (January 28)
Newly minted couple-rockers the Fuzz (Martina Sorbara and Dan Kurtz) team up with BC hiphop threat Kyprios and pop crew Creator/Destroyer to raise funds for the Innocence Project.
Josh Ritter, Jill Barber
Rivoli (332 Queen West), Saturday (January 29)
Rootsy singer/songwriter Josh Ritter (last seen in T.O. opening for Sarah Harmer) is joined by acoustic ingenue Jill Barber for a delightfully intimate evening at the Rivoli.
Cedar Walton Trio
Montreal Bistro (65 Sherbourne), Saturday (January 29)
Don't miss jazz piano great Cedar Walton, joined by Barry Elmes and Dave Young, at the last of three nights at the Montreal Bistro.
MIA and DJ Diplo
The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen West), Wednesday (February 2)
Well-hyped Brit dancehall destroyer MIA throws down with Philly mash-up maestro DJ Diplo (of Hollertronix) in what promises to be a booty-bumpin' Drake party to remember.
Secret Machines, Moving Units
The Mod Club (722 College), Wednesday (February 2)
Space rockers Secret Machines may be headlining, but L.A. darkwave threats Moving Units could very well upstage them.