Lynn Taitt, Jason Wilson and Tabarruk, Jay Douglas
Hugh´s Room (2261 Dundas West), tonight (Thursday, April 13)
Heres a rare chance to see the man who invented rocksteady, guitarist Lynn Taitt, performing his best-loved instrumental classics from a time before reggae.
The Horseshoe (370 Queen West), tonight (Thursday, April 13)
Hiphop at the Horseshoe? Sure, it sounds crazy, but if microphone blaster Blueprint and turntable titan RJD2 are going to be there, you should definitely make plans to join them.
Jana Hunter, the Pickups, Kat Burns
Sneaky Dee´s (431 College), Friday (April 14)
The hottest thing outta Houston since the Odd Squad, spellcasting outsider Jana Hunter will show you why shes Devendra Banhart's most beloved Texas twanger.
Convocation Hall (31 King´s College Circle), Saturday (April 15)
The United States doesnt need to be run by a fraternity of dimwitted fuck-ups for Jello Biafra to put on an entertaining speaking engagement, but it helps.
The Sounds, Morning Wood, Action Action
The Opera House (735 Queen East), Sunday (April 16)
Catch Swedish sweeties the Sounds while you can. This Scando-rock fad aint gonna last forever, you know.
Toots & the Maytals
The Phoenix (410 Sherbourne), Monday (April 17)
So what if your friends are going to see Franz Ferdinand and Death Cab for Cutie in a sports arena tonight? Youll have way more sweaty fun with reggae great Toots Hibbert and crew.
Lee´s Palace (529 Bloor West), Tuesday (April 18)
The Arctic Monkeys and Hard Fi are getting way more press attention, but the mighty Duke Spirit are still among the most exciting UK exports in years. Find out what you've been missing.