This week’s must-see Toronto shows

Tortoise, Disappears! Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West),.


Tortoise, Disappears!

Lee’s Palace (529 Bloor West), tonight (Thursday, February 18)

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Hip-hop Karaoke w/ Chali 2na

Revival (783 College), Friday (February 19)

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DJ Sega, Torro Torro, the Frandiscos

Eddie’s Place (860B College), Friday (February 19)

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Frankie Knuckles, Felix & Gani

Cobra Lounge (510 King West), Friday (February 19)

Getting bored of blog-house? Why not go back to the roots and check out a real dance music legend? They don’t call Frankie Knuckles the “Godfather of House” for nothing, and it’s a rare treat to catch him playing a small, intimate club gig like this.

People Under the Stairs, Rapper Big Pooh, Justis & Mantis

Opera House (735 Queen East), Saturday (February 20)

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The Good Brothers CD release, Badly Bent

Hugh’s Room (2261 Dundas West), Saturday (February 20)

People often associate country with the tradition of hurtin’ tunes, but the genre also has its share of silly songs. Canadian country legends the Good Brothers explore the latter on their new disc, Restricted Goods.

El Perro Del Mar, Taken by Trees

Mod Club (722 College), Sunday (February 21)

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