Barenaked Ladies w/ Buck 65
Massey Hall (178 Victoria), tonight (Thursday, November 24)
Too soon to be singing about sleigh rides? Not for the Barenaked Ladies, who deck the Hall for their annual holiday season extravaganza and enlist Buck 65 to help out with the Christmas rapping.
Polmo Polpo w/ Adam Marshall, Tinkertoy, DJs Nitsuji & Ozawa
The Boat ( 158 Augusta), Friday (November 25)
Watch Polmo Polpo get down to celebrate the release of his Continuous Dick collabo with Adam Marshall. Tinkertoy and DJs Nitsuji & Ozawa join in the avant-fun.
Diableros CD release w/ Uncut, Lipstick Machine, DJ Davy Love
Sneaky Dee´s (431 College), Saturday (November 26)
Beat the label dudes to the punch and catch Farfisa-happy local jangle-rock crew the Diableros as they launch their fab You Can't Break The Strings In Our Olympic Hearts debut at Sneaky Dee's.
Jazz By Genre w/ Roy Ayers, Kush, Jason Palma, DJ J-Tec
Mod Club (722 College), Sunday (November 27)
Soul jazz legend Roy Ayers and his swinging combo launch the Jazz By Genre concert series in funky fashion, with Kush (featuring Nick Ali) and DJ Jason Palma enhancing the feel-good vibe.
Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Sunday (November 27)
Zach Rogue and his band of merry musical lackeys show off Descended Like Vultures, the sophomore release - and first team effort - from The O.C.-approved Bay Area indie pop squad.
Lee´s Palace (529 Bloor West), Monday (November 28)
It's bound to be a memorable night at Lee's when R&B great Bettye LaVette, against her better judgement, tries to put some soul in the songs of Aimee Mann, Lucinda Williams and Sinéad O'Connor.