Lyle Lovett, Guy Clark, Joe Ely, John Hiatt
Massey Hall (178 Victoria), tonight (Thursday, November 17)
It's Texas songsters night at Massey Hall, as Lyle Lovett and fellow Lone Star top guns Guy Clark and Joe Ely show Hoosier daddy John Hiatt how it's done.
LCD Soundsystem, the Juan Maclean, Arthur Baker
Kool Haus (132 Queens Quay East), Friday (November 18)
Get out those stripy shirts! LCD Soundsystem throw an 80s-style dance party with the Juan Maclean while Arthur Baker cues up the synthetic nostalgia.
The Fleshtones, the Matadors, Drunkula
Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Friday (November 18)
The Roman gods of New York garage return to rip up the 'Shoe in sweaty Super Rockª fashion.
Nathaniel Mayer, the Black Keys
Opera House (735 Queen East), Saturday (November 19)
Akron aces the Black Keys better bring their A-game to the Opera House or risk embarrassment at the hands of the world's rockingest septuagenarian, Nathaniel Mayer. See Celebrity Spins.
Foggy Hogtown Boys
Birchcliff Bluffs United Church (33 East Road), Saturday (November 19)
The venue might be a little out of the way, but it's definitely worth the trip to see the Foggy Hogtown Boys rip through twangy tunes from their great new Northern White Clouds disc.
Echo and the Bunnymen
Carlu (444 Yonge), Wednesday (November 23)
So the new album's no Porcupine, but Echo and the Bunnymen still put on a great show and are well worth seeing at a swanky venue like the Carlu.