100th Grey Cup Fest
Music isn't the first thing that comes to mind when you think football, but the 100th Grey Cup Festival actually has some impressive talent. Highlights include Kathleen Edwards (right), K'naan, Zeus, Classified, Kardinal Offishall, Sam Roberts, Treble Charger, Burton Cummings, Willi Williams and more. Best of all, the street festival shows are free.
Through Sunday (November 25) at various venues.
Hiawatha, Blank Capsule
Drake Hotel (1150 Queen West), tonight (Thursday, November 22). Trippy synth pop.
Phoenix (410 Sherbourne), tonight (Thursday, November 22)
Old Man Luedecke, Grey Kingdom
Glenn Gould Studio (250 Front West), tonight (Thursday, November 22)
Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), Friday (November 23). Classic rockers play Quadrophenia.
Hugh's Room (2261 Dundas West), Friday (November 23). Toronto R&B mainstay.
Emeli Sande, Shawn Hook
Kool Haus (132 Queens Quay ), Friday (November 23). Soulful UK pop sensation.
Danforth Music Hall (147 Danforth), Friday (November 23)
w/ Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, Chuck Love, Chameleon Project and more
Various venues, continues until Saturday (November 24). Funk, soul, jazz and breakbeats.
Art Department, Lee Foss, Tone Of Arc, My Favourite Robot and more
Moskito (423 College), Friday (November 23). Deep late-night house.
Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), Saturday (November 24). Canadian indie pop superstars.
Jenn Grant, Cuff The Duke
Winter Garden Theatre (189 Yonge), Monday (November 24). Quirky and eclectic Halifax pop.
Gaslight Anthem, the Joy Formidable
Sound Academy (11 Polson), Sunday (November 25). New Jersey alt-rock.
Titus Andronicus, Ceremony
Lee's Palace (529 Bloor West), Tuesday (November 27). Scrappy New Jersey garage rock.
Aerosmith, Cheap Trick
Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), Tuesday (November 27). Classic stadium rockers play the hits.
Rivoli (332 Queen West), Wednesday (November 28). American Music Club singer/songwriter.