North By Northeast 2007
Various venues, Thursday-Sunday (June 7-10)
Get the most bang for your buck by investing in an NXNE wristband and checking out some of the 400 fast-rising artists at 40 venues during the four-day blowout. See NXNE coverage, page 63.
Buckwheat Zydeco, Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West), Friday (June 8)
Get down Nawlins-style, yall, as funky accordion powerhouse Buckwheat Zydeco splits a bill with the always awesome Dirty Dozen Brass Band.
Rufus Wainwright, Andrew Rodriguez
Music Hall (147 Danforth), Monday-Tuesday (June 11-12)
Its a meeting of Montrealers manques as fantastically flamboyant Rufus Wainwright teams up with homeboy Andrew Rodriguez for a night of (highly) emotional pop thrills.
The Long Blondes
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Monday (June 11)
If NXNE hasn't killed you, keep the weekend party going with the ever-fabulous Long Blondes.
Global Divas concert
Palais Royale (1601 Lakeshore West), Tuesday (June 12)
Join Jane Bunnett, Emeline Michel, Suba Sankaran, Rita Chiarelli and Telmary for a swellegant celebration of fab femme talent in support of St. Stephens Community House.