Guvernment (132 Queens Quay East), tonight (Thursday, February 24)
The chances of seeing Danzig getting cold-cocked again are slim, but his hell-raising demon-spawn routine still packs lots of entertainment value. See feature, page 44.
Michael Weston King
El Mocambo (464 Spadina), tonight (Thursday, February 24)
Don't be surprised to see a few local celebs in the crowd for the Canadian debut of Michael Weston King, ex-frontman of UK alt-country pioneers the Good Sons. See feature, page 48.
Music For Music's Sake benefit
Polish Legion Hall (2032 Dundas West), Friday (February 25)
Don't expect your usual stuffy classical music crowd when indie artists like Wayne Omaha, the Ugly Bug Band, Ford Pier and Rheostatic Martin Tielli team up to raise funds for the Earshot Composers' collective.
Los Amigos Invisibles
Opera House (735 Queen East), Saturday (February 26)
Count on a party vibe when funky Venezuelan bad boys Los Amigos Invisibles take over the Opera House.
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Saturday (February 26)
Sure, they lost to Muse in the best live act category at the Brit Awards, but bitterness seems to be fuelling Kasabian's fire, so bet on some salty stage banter. See feature, page 46.
El Mocambo (464 Spadina), Sunday (February 27)
Just-married (sorry, ladies!) Portland singer/songwriter M Ward shows off tunes from his tentatively upbeat new Transistor Radio album at the El Mo. See Celebrity Spins, page 52.
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Sunday (February 27)
Refreshingly unstyled 80s revivalists the Futureheads will make you say "Franz who?" when they rock out at Lee's Palace.