Flobots, D-Sisive, Grand Analog
Mod Club (722 College), tonight (Thursday, August 14)
Denver alternative rap crew the Flobots may be the headliners at this all ages show but D-Sisive likely has a few tricks up his sleeve to steal the spotlight. Watch out kids.
Radiohead, Grizzly Bear
Molson Amphitheatre (909 Lake Shore West), Friday (August 15)
Britpop royals Radiohead sold the tickets for this one, but Grizzly Bear could be responsible for most of the music thrills at Molson Amphitheatre Friday night. See feature, page 45.
Tyranna record release party
Silver Dollar (486 Spadina), Friday (August 15)
It's pogo night at the Silver Dollar! First-wave Toronto punk crew Tyranna resurface to celebrate the release of a new 7-inch EP with fellow T.O. legends ZRO4, Let's Dance! and Boulevard Trash contributing to the party vibe. See feature, page 59.
Mod Club (722 College), Sunday (August 17)
One-time rock-en-español linchpin and now film soundtrack ace Gustavo Santaolalla (Brokeback Mountain, Babel) takes a break from collaborating with Morrissey to get busy with his eight-man electro-tango supergroup, Bajofondo, in what promises to be a sweet Sunday evening at the Mod Club. Don't miss it.
Copps Coliseum (101 York, Hamilton), Wednesday (August 20)
Fans of his Bobness might want to plan a road trip to the Hammer, because Copps Coliseum is as close as he'll get to Toronto on his current theatre and casino swing.