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THE BAL­CONIES, IVORY HOURS, NEW LOVE, THE KEROUACS, GOOD­NIGHT SUN­RISE are putting on a show as part of Cana­dian Mu­sic Week. Wed­nes­day, 7 p.m. ($12 at 647-3441234). Ade­laide Hall, 250 Ade­laide St. W. BEST OF RODGERS & HAM­MER­STEIN: TORONTO SYM­PHONY ORCHES­TRA This fab­u­lous con­cert brings you un­for­get­table songs from every one of the 11 Broad­way mu­si­cals that this leg­endary team cre­ated solid-gold clas­sics for, such as The Sound of Mu­sic, South Pa

cific, Carousel, Ok­la­homa! and The King and I, with ap­peal­ing rar­i­ties such as Cin­derella and Flower Drum Song, too. Tues­day, 8 p.m. and Wed­nes­day, 2 & 8 p.m. ($29.50-$107 at 416-872-4255). Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Sim­coe St. COLONY, DARTBOI, PAN­TOMIME, SPEC­TRAL Come en­joy the best of ProgEaster. This show will kick off the long week­end with a fine selec­tion of bands, tak­ing place on Good Fri­day. Fri­day, 8:30 p.m. ($8-$10 at 416-5321598). Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. CRASH VE­GAS WITH DOUG PAIS­LEY This all-ages show is in cel­e­bra­tion of the band’s first al­bum Red Earth. To­day, 7 p.m. ($40.50-$50.75 at 416-778-8163). Dan­forth Mu­sic Hall, 147 Dan­forth Ave. DEAD TIRED will be play­ing with the Hounds. Dead Tired orig­i­nally formed at Martin’s bowl­ing ally in Hamilton at the birth­day party of for­mer guitar player Michael (Biff) Young. Satur­day, 9 p.m. ($10 at 647-748-0772). Hard Luck Bar, 772 Dun­das St. W. DIRTY TALK: DJS PAMMM & AUTOMATICAMORE This is mu­sic for danc­ing with plea­sure mod­els. Mu­sic to trans­port you to the far reaches of Orion, to watch the C-beams glit­ter in the dark. Mu­sic for ro­bots, run­ners and repli­cants. Pam Hong (Pammm) and Diana McNally (Automaticamore) play Italo, cosmic disco, ‘80s euro syn­th­pop, Mon­treal sound and weird dad jams. To­day, 10 p.m. (Free at 416-532-6669). Unlov­able, 1415 Dun­das St. W. DUNE RATS will be play­ing with Hockey Dad, Surf Dads and the Dead Love. This is The Kids Will Know It’s Bull­shit Cana­dian Tour and is play­ing as part of Cana­dian Mu­sic Week. Wed­nes­day, 8 p.m. ($17 at 416-792-1268). Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W. FROM THE LAND OF WALTZES, BUT­TER­FLIES AND DREAMS This mu­si­cal jour­ney is in cel­e­bra­tion of Canada’s 150th an­niver­sary. The enor­mous con­tri­bu­tions from Vienna, Bei­jing and Hol­ly­wood are all to be found within Canada’s mu­si­cal land­scape. Glob­ally renowned Chi­nese vi­o­lin­ist An­gel Wang will be play­ing with Clau­dio Vena, Peter Long­worth and Barry Shif­fer­man. Satur­day, 7:30 p.m. ($28-$88 at 416-733-9388). Toronto Cen­tre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. GOOD CHAR­LOTTE, SILVERSTEIN, WATERPARKS, MOVE­MENTS This all-ages con­cert is part of the Youth Author­ity Tour and is also tak­ing place with Cana­dian Mu­sic Week. Wed­nes­day, 6 p.m. ($53.75-$64 at 416-778-8163). Dan­forth Mu­sic Hall, 147 Dan­forth Ave. THE HARPOONIST & THE AXE MUR­DERER, RYAN MCNALLY These bands show no signs of wear and tear de­spite the fact that in every show, be­fore the end of the first song, the pair is al­ready drenched in sweat. To­day, 8 p.m. ($15 at 416-532-1598). Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor St. W. HIGH POWER, QUAL­ITÉ DE LUXE, GUMBO come to­gether as High Qual­ité Gumbo, a night ded­i­cated to Afrobeats, Dance­hall, Soca and more. Three par­ties, one dance. Satur­day, 10:30 p.m. ($10-$15 at 416-588-4663). Mod Club, 722 Col­lege St. W. IN THIS MO­MENT, MO­TION­LESS IN WHITE, AVATAR, GEMINI SYN­DROME The Half God — Half Devil Tour has ar­rived in Toronto. Sun­day, 5:30 p.m. ($39.50-$49.50 at 416-778-8163). Dan­forth Mu­sic Hall, 147 Dan­forth Ave. DANKO JONES is a Cana­dian hard rock three-piece that formed in 1996, in­cor­po­rat­ing the stylis­tic ten­den­cies of garage rock, punk and blues, hail­ing from Toronto. Wed­nes­day, 8 p.m. ($28 at 416-504-6688). Vel­vet Un­der­ground, 508 Queen St. W. BRID­GET KEAR­NEY, FIT CLUB At last, Kear­ney steps into the spot­light with her first solo ef­fort, a wry, big-hearted pop al­bum en­ti­tled Won’t Let You Down. The record, like its ti­tle, prom­ises not to dis­ap­point. Fri­day, 8 p.m. ($16.50 at 416-5315042). Drake Ho­tel, 1150 Queen St. W. ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES, MASKED IN­TRUDER, PEARS See them be­fore they get (re) tired. This sold-out show in­cludes spe­cial guest Masked In­truder. Satur­day, 7 p.m. ($32.50 at 416-323-1251). Phoenix, 410 Sher­bourne St. MON­SIEUR PERINE & PA­TRI­CIA CANO Colom­bian su­per­stars Mon­sieur Per­iné makes their Cana­dian de­but, paired with the sweet sul­try sounds of Pa­tri­cia Cano’s Peru­vian roots. Wed­nes­day, 8 p.m. ($35-$70 at 416-408-0208). Koerner Hall, 273 Bloor St. W. OC­TO­PUS PROJECT, BAM­BOO, LUMA Oc­to­pus Project has earned a rep­u­ta­tion as a band that cre­ates ex­cep­tional ex­pe­ri­ences through elab­o­rate mul­ti­me­dia ex­per­i­ments, lav­ish al­bum pack­ag­ing and their ex­tremely fun and loud live shows. Satur­day, 9 p.m. ($9.50-$12 at 416-9750909). Sil­ver Dol­lar, 486 Spad­ina Ave.


Good Char­lotte will take the stage at the Dan­forth Mu­sic Hall on April 19, as part of Cana­dian Mu­sic Week.

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