FESTIVAL LINGUA FRANCA #2 w/ Joncro, Que Lastima, Minority Threat, Tashme, Faiyaz and the Wasted Chances and many others The Baby G (1608 Dundas West) and Faith/Void (894a College), ThursdaySaturday (August 30-September 1) DIY festival dedicated to people of colour in rock. NEW ORDER, HOLY GHOST!
Budweiser Stage (909 Lake Shore West), Thursday (August 30) See preview, page 24. RPM LIVE : 010
w/ Nataanii Means, Eekwol, Sebastian Gaskin Burdock (1184 Bloor West), Thursday (August 30) Indigenous hip-hop/R&B showcase. CUREAPALOOZA
w/ Sam Roberts Band, Dwayne Gretzky, Side Hustle Phoenix Concert Theatre (410 Sherbourne), Thursday (August 30) Benefit for Make-A-Wish and JACO. TUNS, POTTERY
Horseshoe (370 Queen West), Friday (August 31) CanRock supergroup. CLAIRMONT THE SECOND, THE DIRTY B-SIDES
Yonge-Dundas Square (1 Dundas East) , Friday (August 31) Hip-hop night at Indie Fridays. INTERSECTION
w/ Suzanne Ciani, The Cosmic Range, Tonstartssbandht, Dunn/Haas and others Revue Cinema (400 Roncesvalles), Yonge-Dundas Square (1 Dundas East) and Canadian Music Centre (20 St. Joseph), Friday-Sunday (August 31-September 2) Festival of mind-expanding music. See Suzanne Ciani feature, page 28. ODONIS ODONIS, MORE OR LES, WORDBURGLAR, BRIGIT O’REGAN, DJ COINS The Rec Room (255 Bremner), Saturday (September 1) Nerd Noise Night lives up to its name. ROYAL MOUNTAIN AT RASBERRY FARM
w/Mac DeMarco, U.S. Girls, Ought, Calpurnia, Dizzy and others Rasberry Farm (Royal Botanical Garden, Hamilton), Sunday (September 2) Day trip to this one-day indie label fest. TDOTFEST w/ JRDN and others Yonge-Dundas Square (1 Dundas East), Sunday (September 2) Over 30 local hip-hop artists converge. ELECTRIC ISLAND 2018 SEASON FINALE
w/ Loco Dice, Nicole Moudaber, Charlotte De Witte, Lane 8, Sean Roman, Danny Daze and others Hanlan’s Point Beach (Toronto Islands), Sunday-Monday (September 2-3) Long weekend dance series concludes. OZZY OSBOURNE, STONE SOUR
Budweiser Stage (909 Lake Shore West), Tuesday (September 4) Early metal legend still at it. MARK KOZELEK
The Great Hall (1087 Queen West), Tuesday (September 4) Sun Kil Moon singer/songwriter. NIALL HORAN, MAREN MORRIS
Budweiser Stage (909 Lake Shore West), Wednesday (September 5) One Direction singer & country-pop. STEVE EARLE & THE DUKES, THE MASTERSONS
Phoenix Concert Theatre (410 Sherbourne), Wednesday (September 5) Alt-country hero.