Two-Minute Miracles, Barmitzvah Brothers CD release party
Sneaky Dee's (431 College), tonight (Thursday, October 11)
Get an early start on the weekend by joining Ox and the weewerk crew in celebrating new disc releases from Two-Minute Miracles and the Barmitzvah Brothers.
Jazzanova's Alex Barck, Trüby Trio's Roland Appel
Supermarket (268 Augusta), Friday (October 12)
Here's your chance to get a sneak preview of the forthcoming Jazzanova epic. The group's designated DJ, Alex Barck, spins tracks from the new disc along with a typically tasty selection of dance-floor jazz, house and folk.
Brother Ali, Blueprint, BK One
El Mocambo (464 Spadina), Saturday (October 13)
Minneapolis-based backpack hiphop boss Brother Ali offers a taste of The Undisputed Truth at the El Mocambo.
High on Fire, Mono, Coliseum
Opera House (735 Queen East), Sunday (October 14)
Your gal pal may really want to see the Raveonettes with Nicole Atkins over at Lee's Palace, but you know the real amp-melting action is going to come from High on Fire at the Opera House. Rock on!
The Old Soul CD release
Soundscapes (572 College), Tuesday (October 16), 6 pm
They said it would never happen, but music biz veteran Dave Porter has started his own record label, Grifter Records. He's launching it with the optimistically titled disc Gold, by the Old Soul, who stop by Soundscapes to play a few numbers while Porter accepts congratulations and condolences.
Mohawk Lodge, Octoberman
The Boat (158 Augusta), Wednesday (October 17)
Their Rare Birds debut showed promise, but Mohawk Lodge's latest disc, Wildfires, rules, and not just because of all the celebrity beardo guests. Don't miss these Van City rebels when they rock the Boat.