must-see shows of the week
PARTYNEXTDOOR Rebel (11 Polson), Thursday-Friday (November 24-25) See cover story, page 28. GORDON LIGHTFOOT
Massey Hall (178 Victoria), ThursdaySaturday (November 24-26) Folk icon’s four-night run continues. JINGLE BALL: THE WEEKND, THE CHAINSMOKERS, ALESSIA CARA, HEDLEY, SERENA RYDER, BELLY, KENT JONES, KARDINAL OFFISHALL Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), Friday (November 25) Abel Tesfaye plays corporate radio event. BRENDAN CANNING, SHY KIDS
The Garrison (1197 Dundas West), Friday (November 25) BSS man’s record release show. ANDY SHAUF, CHRIS COHEN
Mod Club (722 College), Friday (November 25) See feature at nowtoronto.com. SLIM CESSNA’S AUTO PARTS CLUB, ABSOLUTE WHORES
Silver Dollar (486 Spadina), Friday (November 25) Experimental rockers from Denver. TANYA TAGAQ
Trinity St. Paul’s Centre (427 Bloor West), Friday (November 25) See preview, page 32. WAVELENGTH: ICE CREAM, HAN HAN W/ HATAW, BÉNÉDICTE, PLAZAS, DJ LITTLE KICKS Bike Pirates (1416 Queen West), Saturday (November 26) Post-punk duo headline new music series. BASIA BULAT
Danforth Music Hall (147 Danforth), Saturday (November 25) Singer/songwriter breaks out. DOROTHEA PAAS, PHERN, NEW CHANCE
Smiling Buddha (961 College), Saturday (November 26) Double album release show. A$AP FERG, PLAYBOI CARTI, ROB STONE
Phoenix Concert Theatre (410 Sherbourne), Sunday (November 27) A$AP Mob’s resident Trap Lord.
STEVIE NICKS, THE PRETENDERS Air (NovemberCanada Centre29) (40 Bay), Tuesday Phasers set to twirl. PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT
Danforth Music Hall (147 Danforth), Tuesday (November 29) New Order man performs Substance. MØ
Phoenix Concert Theatre (410 Sherbourne), Tuesday (November 29) Major Lazer collaborator. METALLICA
Opera House (735 Queen East), Tuesday (November 29) Hardwired LP release and charity drive. WINTERSLEEP
Danforth Music Hall (147 Danforth), Wednesday (November 30) Radio-friendly post-rockers. BRAIDS, MOST PEOPLE, NYSSA, DJ DIGITS
The Garrison (1197 Dundas West), Wednesday (November 30) Red Bull Sound Select showcase.