Masala! Mehndi! Masti!
Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West), tonight (Thursday, August 4) through Sunday (August 7)
It's a jam-packed weekend of fab South Asian music, dance, film and food kicking off with a Brit InvAsian night featuring bhangra fusionists RDB and the Sonik Gurus (Thursday), but don't miss the Saturday soirée with the legendary Sohail Rana. See feature, page 71.
Magnolia Electric Co.
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Friday (August 5)
Wondering whether Jason Molina is really the new Neil Young or the new Bruce Springsteen? Head over to Lee's Friday night and you'll be pleased to discover he's neither.
The Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Friday (August 5)
Get ready to sweat as Detroit R&B great Nathaniel Mayer raises a nasty ruckus at the 'Shoe.
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Sunday (August 7)
Since it's taken John Doe and Exene 20 years to bring their Knitters country fun project to Toronto, it might be wise to catch them now rather than wait until 2025. See feature, page 52.
Silver Dollar (486 Spadina), Monday (August 8)
Find out why the Willowz are filmmaker Michel Gondry's new favourite band when the Anaheim garage rockers get down at the Dollar.
Destiny's Child, Amerie, Tyra
Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), Wednesday (August 10)
Claims that this is Destiny's Child's "final tour" couldn't be just clever hype to boost ticket sales, could they? Hmm. Well, this will be your last chance to see Beyoncé and company, at least until the reunion tour.