The Grascals, Foggy Hogtown Boys
Silver Dollar (486 Spadina), tonight (Thursday, August 9)
Here's a rare chance to see two-time Grammy nominees the Grascals twangin' up a bluegrass storm with local faves the Foggy Hogtown Boys.
Marilyn Manson, Slayer
Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lakeshore West), Friday (August 10)
Help support Marilyn Manson's skeleton- and purse-buying habit! Get yourself a ticket for the strange pairing of the shock rock king and metal thrashers Slayer.
2007 DMC Canada DJ Championships w/ DJ Dopey
Mod Club (722 College), Friday (August 10)
With the turntable quickly going the way of the 8-track, this may be your last chance to see a live scratch-and-juggle competition before they're relegated to Pioneer Village re-enactments by animatronic DJ-bots.
Randy Weston's African Rhythms Trio
Docks (11 Polson), Saturday (August 11)
Sure to be a highlight of the Jazz By Genre Summerfest weekend is Brooklyn-based piano master Randy Weston, who takes fans back to the Motherland with his tight African Rhythms Trio.
Mod Club (909 Lakeshore West), Sunday (August 12)
Check out the next Rihanna, Ciara or Jully Black before she charges you $30 to watch her lip-sync in a sports stadium at this weekend's solid Honey Jam showcase of upcoming female talent.