King Khan & the Shrines in-store
Sonic Boom (512 Bloor West), tonight (Thursday, July 24), 7 pm
Two nights of King Khan's Shrinerific rock 'n' roll shenanigans at the 'Shoe not enough for you? Why not head over to Sonic Boom and see him and his crew free of charge? Right on!
Centre Island, Thursday to Sunday (July 24-27)
The four-day weekend watersports and music extravaganza lifts off Thursday at Centre Island, but the big concert date is Saturday, when the Wu-Tang Clan's Rza and Gza are joined by Silverstein and Hot Water Music.
Mulatu with Either/Orchestra
Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West), Saturday (July 26)
Don't miss this rare chance to see legendary Ethiopian visionary Mulatu Astatke getting busy with Boston's fantastic 10-piece Either/Orchestra. It's a certain highlight of Harbourfront's first-ever What Is Classical? festival. See cover story, page 32.
Bob Logg III, Scott H. Biram
Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Monday (July 28)
Although Bob Logg III is the star of this one-man band showdown, don't count out blues-wailin' Scott H. Biram and his twin 1,000-watt-subwoofer-enhanced rig. See Q&A, page 48.
Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), Wednesday (July 30)
It's a freakin' falsetto fest as former world's sexiest vegetarian Chris Martin and his likely lads present Britpop's sensitive alternative at the ACC.3