Music Hall (147 Danforth), tonight (Thursday, May 8)
If you missed Wednesday’s show, you’ve got one last chance to get an up-?close-?and-?personal preview of the long awaited new Crowded House album currently in progress.
Queens of the Stone Age
El Mocambo (464 Spadina), Friday (May 9)
Josh Homme and his fellow Queens take a night off from stadium rocking to throw down at the El Mo for what’s being billed as “A night you’ll never remember.” Sounds very promising.
Cut Copy, Black Kids, Mobius Band
The Phoenix (410 Sherbourne), Friday (May 9)
Find out why the Melbourne scene is all the rage when Cut Copy raise a ruckus at the Phoenix with their pals Black Kids and Mobius Band. Party on, mate! See feature, page 50.
The Heavy, Elastocitizens
Lee’s Palace (529 Bloor West), Saturday (May 10)
Get set for a massive whump upside your head from the confrontationally charismatic Kelvin Swaby and his aptly named UK psych-?soul bruisers the Heavy. Don’t miss it. See feature, page 52.
The Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Sunday (May 11)
After 45 years of sadness, confidence songster Jim White is giving happiness and singing fewer songs about being lost, lonely and cursed a shot. Prepare for an upbeat show.
Feist, Great Lake Swimmers
Sony Centre (1 Front East), Tuesday (May 13)
Riding high on her astonishing sweep at the Junos, the ever-fabulous Feist rolls into the Sony Centre to play your favourite commercial jingles. Everybody sing along!