Soul Power! w/ Jake One, Kola, DJ Serious
Supermarket (268 Augusta), Friday (September 21)
Kanye West's hot-selling disc may force 50 Cent into early retirement, but Fiddy's beatmaker, Jake One (responsible for the two best tracks on Curtis), is still going strong. Don't miss this rare chance to catch a Jake One DJ set at the Supermarket.
The Phoenix (410 Sherbourne), Saturday (September 22), 6 pm doors
Get Retoxed with Norway's reigning death punk kings, Turbonegro.
Basia Bulat, Wayne Petti
Music Gallery (197 John), Saturday(September 22), 5:30 and 8:30 pm
London, Ontario, upstart Basia Bulat shows why respected UK indie mogul Geoff Travis was so enchanted with her wistful folk sound that he signed her to Rough Trade in a flash.
Kool Haus (1 Jarvis), Monday (September 24)
Surely the hottest hiphop show of the month will be this Kool Haus throwdown involving rappers-turned-actors Common, representing Chi-town, and killer Queens MC Q-Tip, aka Kamaal the Abstract. If it's sold out, Nick Lowe will be crooning loser ballads over at the Mod Club.