The D'Urbervilles, Forest City Lovers, Galaxy
Sneaky Dee's (431 College), tonight (Thursday, November 23)
If living vicariously through Steve Lambke's and Will Kidman's solo projects isn't sating your Constantines lust, look no further than rising Guelph rockers the D'Urbervilles, the socially conscious heirs to the Cons' throne. Why not go dressed as your fave Thomas Hardy character? See feature, page 67.
Jim Cuddy Band, Justin Rutledge
Music Hall (147 Danforth), Friday and Saturday (November 24-25)
Aching for a Blue Rodeo fix during their hiatus? Check out Jim Cuddy and company when they ride out a much-anticipated two-night stand in his natural Greektown habitat.
Women's Blues Revue
Massey Hall (178 Victoria), Saturday (November 25)
Don't miss this rare opportunity to see super-funky Ellen McIlwaine throwin' down with blues sistas Sue Foley, Saidah Baba Talibah, Diana Braithwaite and Rita Chiarelli, doing it for themselves at Massey Hall. See feature, page 82.
Malajube, Five Blank Pages, Bocce
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Saturday (November 25)
T'aimes le rock Québecois, hein? Montreal's magical Polaris Prize nominees, Malajube, bring their perfectly accented franco-pop to Lee's Palais.
Tenacious D, Neil Hamburger
Ricoh Coliseum (100 Princes' Blvd), Monday (November 27)
There are bound to be more laughs involved in this Ricoh show by comedy rockers Tenacious D than you'll find in 10 screenings of their horrible movie, if only because of the presence of stand-up opener Neil Hamburger.
Hugh's Room (2261 Dundas West), Monday and Tuesday (November 27-28)
If your interest in Ian & Sylvia's been piqued by the not-so-subtle homage presented in A Mighty Wind, then you won't wanna miss this terrific two-nighter by Canfolk icon Ian Tyson.