Billy Talent, Alexisonfire, Cancer Bats, Die Mannequin, Attack in Black
Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), Friday (July 13)
It's a long trip from playing lodges in Streetsville to rocking the Molson Amphitheatre, but after wowing a crowd of 85,000 in Germany, Billy Talent are ready for prime time.
Silver Dollar (486 Spadina), Friday (July 13)
Controversial cabaret blues crooner Candye Kane heats up the venerable Silver Dollar with her barrelhouse badness.
Sa-Ra Creative Partners, Dennis Coffey, Fiamma Fumana
Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West), Saturday (July 14)
Sa-Ra Creative Partners have all the hype, but it's Motown session guitarist Dennis Coffey who's bound to blow people away.
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Tuesday (July 17)
Get out your gold lamé pants and prepare to sweat as Oakland electro-trash crew Gravy Train!!!! bring All The Sweet Stuff to Lee's for a night of bent bliss.
Deerhunter, Ponys, Jay Reatard
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Wednesday (July 18)
It's VICE night at Lee's! Make sure you're a 'Do' and not a 'Don't' when experimental rock buzzkids Deerhunter join Chicago's Ponys and thuggish fud Jay Reatard for a nicely noisy hipster soirée.