Superstars Of Jazz Fusion
Phoenix (410 Sherbourne), tonight (Thursday, November 16)
Don't be put off by the f-word; this gathering of jazz greats featuring Roy Ayres, Jean Carne, Jon Lucien and Lonnie Liston Smith should be an amazing show.
The Dears, Land of Talk
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Friday (November 17)
Fatherhood may have brought out the kinder, calmer side of Murray Lightburn, but the stage is still the place where the Dears frontman unleashes his inner howler. See feature, this page.
Silver Dollar (486 Spadina), Saturday (November 18)
Hard-swinging Chicago blues guitar ace Byther Smith may be able to ride the bus at a discounted rate, but he promises to kick much ass at the Silver Dollar Saturday.
King Khan & BBQ, the Magnetix
Silver Dollar (486 Spadina), Tuesday (November 21)
Watch French rock squad the Magnetix get blown off the Silver Dollar stage by the thunderous rock, rhythm 'n' soul assault force that is the King Khan & BBQ show.
Cat Power & the Memphis Rhythm Band
Phoenix (410 Sherbourne), Wednesday (November 22)
Though Chan Marshall may have shocked everyone by keeping it together during her two Lee's Palace shows this fall, Cat Power fans will be even more blown away by the sweet soul grooves of Teenie Hodges and the stellar Memphis Rhythm Band.
We Shall Be Released concert
Glenn Gould Studio (250 Front West), Wednesday (November 22)
Join Kathleen Edwards, Blackie & the Rodeo Kings, Jason Collett, Tony Dekker and other Toronto roots artists in celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Band's Last Waltz.