Bahamas If you weren't one of the lucky contest winners who caught the talented Toronto singer/songwriter playing the NOW Lounge back in February, the laid-back, charismatic performer finally plays his triumphant homecoming album release party this weekend.
At Virgin Mobile Mod Club (722 College), Friday (April 13), doors 7 pm. $16. RT, SS, TW. See listing.
NOW Talks w/ Greg Keelor, Travis Good, Gordon Pinsent Drake Hotel (1150 Queen West), tonight (Thursday, April 12) Intimate onstage interview with NOW's Michael Hollett. Read about it here.
Yukon Blonde, Library Voices, Great Bloomers Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), tonight and Friday (April 12 and 13) Sunny West Coast rock 'n' roll.
Lioness, Rituals, Hollow Earth Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Friday (April 13) See preview.
catl, Nicholas Doubleyou & The B-Squad, DJ Anousheh Parts & Labour (1566 Queen West), Friday (April 13) See preview.
Anagram, Cut Flowers, the Soupcans Silver Dollar (486 Spadina), Friday (April 13) Final show for Toronto post-punks.
Azari & III, Bordello & Alex Charlton The Hoxton (69 Bathurst), Friday (April 13) See preview.
Happy Endings w/ Schlachthofbronx, Poirier, PHO, Yes Yes Y'all DJs Dim Sum King (421 Dundas West), Saturday (April 14) Soca, techno and dancehall party. See preview and hear a DJ mix here.
Chilly Gonzales Glenn Gould Studio (250 Front West), Tuesday (April 17) Pianist/rapper super-villain.
Alabama Shakes, Lee Bains II & The Glory Fires Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Tuesday (April 17) Classic soul rock revivalists.
Tanlines Wrongbar (1279 Queen West), Tuesday (April 17) See preview.