Jamie Kennedy & Stu Stone's Hiphop Comedy Tour
York Event Theatre (101 Eglinton East), tonight (Thursday, August 11)
You know him as the fake-moustache-wearing prankster host of the Jamie Kennedy Experiment, but wait till you see the Malibu's Most Wanted star bustin' stoopid rhymes with Stu Stone. Should be a nutty night of ridiculous hiphop hijinks. See feature, page 60.
Centre Island, Friday (August 12)
A middling Dead Kennedys sans Jello Biafra doesn't sound promising, but at least Cursed, Magneta Lane and Rise Against are worth seeing, no?
Billy Joe Shaver, Luke Doucet
Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West), Saturday (August 13)
One of the highlights of this weekend's T.O. Twang Fest is certainly the triumphant Toronto return of honky-tonk hero Billy Joe Shaver. If you only get out to see one show this week, make it this free one. See feature, page 52.
Andre Ethier & the Silver Hearts
Silver Dollar (486 Spadina), Saturday (August 13)
Moonlighting Deadly Snakes frontman Andre Ethier sits in with his Silver Hearts pals for one magical night of musical mayhem.
Getting Up festival
Docks (11 Polson), Saturday and Sunday (August 13 and 14)
When street fashion designer Marc Ecko says, "Rap," Fat Joe, Ludacris, Mos Def and Kanye West say, "How hard?" See feature, page 54.
Honey Jam 10th anniversary
Mod Club (722 College), Sunday (August 14)
Here's your annual chance to see one of Chuck D's favourite female emcees, Michie Mee, who helps celebrate the 10th birthday of the femme-centric talent showcase. See feature, page 70.