Atomic 7, Bebop Cowboys, Burnt Project 1
Horseshoe (370 Queen West), tonight (Thursday, April 5)
Be the first on your block to hear the twangy thrills of Atomic 7's new disc when they swing into spring with the Bebop Cowboys and Winnipeg's Burnt Project 1.
Phoenix (410 Sherbourne), tonight (Thursday, April 5)
Upstaged by Amy Winehouse at the Brit Awards, dance-pop diva Lily Allen will likely have something to prove at this Phoenix show. Should be good... and if not, Winehouse is here in May.
Patients CD release w/ Guest Bedroom, Hot Monogamy
Silver Dollar (486 Spadina), Friday (April 6)
Help celebrate the long-awaited birth of local loose-limbed indie rock faves the Patients new CD, and shout a belated Mazel tov! to the Guest Bedroom, who recently welcomed their own new arrival. Babies!
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Sunday (April 8)
Get out your glow sticks! Dust off those fun fur phat pants! UK new rave superstars the Klaxons will have you partying like it's 1992.
Autorickshaw CD release
Lula Lounge (1585 Dundas West), Wednesday (April 11)
Bollywood fans will want to join local ensemble Autorickshaw to launch their latest experiment in Indo-jazz fusion at Lula Lounge.
Chris Hillman & Herb Pedersen
Hugh's Room (2261 Dundas West), Wednesday (April 11)
Here's a rare opportunity to experience the talent of Byrds and Flying Burrito Brothers founder Chris Hillman up close and personal, as he revisits his career high points in the company of gifted sidekick Herb Pedersen. See Q&A, page 52.