Kathleen Edwards, Jason Collett
Mod Club (722 College), tonight (Thursday, April 7)
Can't get enough of Sarah Harmer? No Lucinda Williams records due for a while? Kathleen Edwards has got your number. See cover story, page 56.
Team Toronto fundraiser
Supermarket (268 Augusta), tonight (Thursday, April 7)
Check out the Quartertones and More or Les along with DJ Serious, who may mix in a sampling of his new Cold Tea (Audio Research) album with his typically sweet selection of head-noddin' hiphop. See disc reviews, page 79.
DJ Jazzy Jeff with MC Skillz
Roxy Blu (12 Brant), Friday (April 1)
Watch Philly turntable titan DJ Jazzy Jeff cut crazy on the wheels of steel while underappreciated rapper MC Skillz drops the dope rhymes from various shelved recordings. Ace.
Living Legends, J-Live, Pigeon John
Reverb (651 Queen West), Saturday (April 9)
Want to see a hiphop supergroup show done right? Don't miss underground stars Living Legends when they join J-Live and Pigeon John at the Reverb. It'll be smokin'.
Brendan Benson, the Stands
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Monday (April 11)
It could be third time lucky for Brendan Benson, whose new Alternative To Love disc could provide him with that elusive hit. If nothing else, he'll look sharp in his new Calvin Klein threads. See feature, page 66.
Kool Haus (1 Jarvis), Tuesday (April 12)
See the platinum hair and trademark sneer of the original pop-punk progenitor when Billy Idol lets out a rebel yell on yet another comeback tour at the Kool House.
Ash, the Bravery
Opera House (735 Queen East), Wednesday (April 13)
You might wanna stay home and watch Lost instead of suffering the Bravery's Cure-lite foolishness, but show up for the second coming of UK rock squad Ash, who kick ass live.