Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), tonight (Thursday, September 8)
Get sweaty with the Los Angeles deep funk posse while they unveil their hot new Hit The Floor disc. See feature.
Cuff the Duke
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Friday (September 9)
Think autoworkers' unions are the best thing to come out of Oshawa? Country rock crew Cuff the Duke may just change your mind when they launch their CD at Lee's. See feature.
Sufjan Stevens, Laura Veirs
Trinity St. Paul's Centre (427 Bloor West), Saturday (September 10)
Superman-loving (oops!) tunesmith Sufjan Stevens tries to avoid being upstaged by newly rockin' Seattle strummer Laura Veirs in the heavenly Trinity St. Paul's Centre. See feature.
Reverb (651 Queen West), Saturday (September 10)
It might be a good idea to go hear Little Brother perform the songs from their controversy-stirring new disc, The Minstrel Show, in case Atlantic decides to "make it disappear." Just sayin'.
Bloc Party, the Kills, Noisettes
Docks (11 Polson), Monday (September 12)
Why waste your money on U2 when you can see the far superior Bloc Party and the Kills for less than half the price at the Docks?
Mod Club (722 College), Tuesday (September 13)
The new Blackalicious album is outstanding, but you really need to see Gift of Gab and Chief Xcel perform live to get the full picture. See feature.