by carl wilson

The Light In August

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(Above & below: Ratsicule, t.o.'s creamiest faux-french brie, will be out on a cracker at Bad Luck Night at Cinecycle on Aug. 13.)

Collected & selected live music in Toronto this month. Starred shows I'm particularly hip to, others I might not know much about, but all worth keeping in mind. Sorry for the Civic Holiday delay + erratic formatting here. Gratitude to eye, 20hz and other local listings for the raw material. Photos swiped from Hive. Corrections gratefully accepted.

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Aug. 2004

AUG 3
THE TWILIGHT SHOW feat. Jonathan Seet, Miss Mitzy Cream & Sistinas, short films and live visuals by littleCatalyst @ Drake Hotel, $10

AUG 4
* MODEST MOUSE w/ Wolf Parade @ Kool Haus. $18.50
MASALA MEHNDI MASTI ROCKS @ Harbourfront Centre: Brigantine Room, 10:30 p.m. with controller.controller, Kazak, Anjulie $5.

AUG 5
* Masala! Mehndi! Masti! @ Harbourfront Centre: LAL (8 p.m. - CIBC Stage); RISHI RICH PROJECT (9:30 p.m. - CIBC Stage); HIP HOP SHOWCASE (10:30 PM, Brigantine Room - $5)
* SONIC YOUTH w/ Sunburned Hand of the Man, Hair Police @ Kool Haus. $27.50
THE WALKMEN @ Lee's Palace. $13.50
* NEIL HAVERTY, Isla Craig, The Sheeet (members of Guitarkestra et al) @ Sneaky Dee's, $5 or PWYC
A NORTHERN CHORUS, Slide Show, The Vulcan Dub Squad, Louise Simpson @ Drake Hotel, $7
SOUND TRAVELS composition workshop by Kevin Austin for electro-acoustic composers & sound artists @ 65 Bellwoods Ave., 7pm, $35

AUG 6
* KING COBB STEELIE , The Barmitzvah Brothers @ Lee's Palace. $TBA.
GOMEZ @ Opera House. $25
* ASHLEY MacISAAC @ Hugh's Room. $25, 8:30pm
DEATH FROM ABOVE, The Meligrove Band, From Fiction @ Mississauga Kinsmen Hall
SOUND TRAVELS guided SOUNDwalk & performance by the Ghettoblaster Ensemble @ Centre Island Ferry Docks, 7pm, free
SOUND TRAVELS artist talk & concert by Kevin Austin @ St. Andrew-by-the-Lake Church, Toronto Island, 8pm, PWYC
* WE WANT THE FUNK with Masia One, Deep, Son of Soul, Leeroy Brown/Buttafingaz @ El Mocambo
[...]

AUG 7
* MASALA! MEHNDI! MASTI! Harbourfront Centre: Devis and Divas - Priya Nayyar (12:30 p.m.- Toronto Star Stage); AGNI (2:30 p.m. - CIBC Stage); Dya Singh (4 p.m. - CIBC Stage); Bageshree Vaze (8 p.m. - CIBC Stage); SW Storm (9:30 p.m. - CIBC Stage); Moushami Roy (10 p.m. - Lakeside Terrace); Masala Mixx with DJ Amita (10:30 p.m., Brigantine Room - $5)
* SLOAN, SAM ROBERTS w/ BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE, BUCK 65, CONSTANTINES, The Stills, Death From Above, Pilate. @ Olympic Island. $35.50, 1 p.m.
3RD ANNUAL THIN LIZZY TRIBUTE feat Tacoma Redd, National Anthem, Galore, more @ Healey's. $15
LAZY LESTER @ Silver Dollar. $16. 10pm
APO HIKIN SOCIETY Part of the Mabuhay Philippines! Summer Festival@ Ricoh Coliseum, $38-$88
* 20HZ @ THE DRAKE feat A Vertical Mosaic, mn-1, Kat Burns, Teh New Sneaks (sic), MC Nick Flanagan. @ Drake Underground, $5. 9 pm.
* ISLAND SHOW AFTER PARTY feat. DEATH FROM ABOVE, From Fiction, guest DJs @ Horseshoe-- $7
ROCK PLAZA CENTRAL w/ DETECTIVE KALITA and COCO'S KISS @ Sneaky Dee's. 10pm. $5

AUG 8
* AC NEWMAN w/ Rogue Wave, The Neins@ Lee's Palace. $12
* MASALA! MEHNDI! MASTI! @ Harbourfront Centre: Yoshi (12:30 p.m. - Toronto Star Stage); Devis and Divas (2:30 p.m. Toronto Star Stage); Shahid Ali Khan and The Mast Mast Qawwal Party (3 p.m. - CIBC Stage); Mirchi Festival after party (8 p.m., The Bamboo Cabana - $20 at door)
WAVELENGTH 225 feat THE BACKTHEFUCKUPS (two sets) @ Sneaky Dee's, PWYC
* SOUND TRAVELS feat. Barry Prophet & Janice Pomer @ Centre Island, 12:30 pm, free
SOUND TRAVELS guided SOUNDwalk & performance by the Ghettoblaster Ensemble @ Centre Island Ferry Docks, 1:15pm, free
* SOUND TRAVELS octaphonic (8-channel) electro-acoustic concert feat. premieres by John Oswald & Elainie Lillios @ St. Andrew-by-the-Lake Church, Toronto Island, 3pm, $10

AUG 9
* CURIOSA FESTIVAL 2004 feat The Cure w/ Interpol, The Rapture, Mogwai, Muse, Auf Der Maur, The Cooper Temple Clause, Head Automatica @ Molson Amphitheatre. $25.50-$85.50

AUG 10
* JILL SCOTT w/ Matisse & The Playground @ Guvernment. $40.75
AUF DER MAUR, The Uncut, Social Register, Revolver @ Horseshoe, free
IMMACULATE MACHINE perform Ziggy Stardust with Vanderpark, Rising Action @ Rivoli, $5

Aug. 11
SNACKS, Hank, Vzzt and DJ Mikey Apples @ Drake Hotel, $5

AUG 12
THE RIGHTEOUS & THE HOLY feat Chris Hart, Jay Clark & The Jones, Elliott Brood, The Shovels @ Horseshoe
THE DRESDEN DOLLS @ El Mocambo. $10
* HOMETOWN COUNTRY JUBILEE #3 feat The Bebop Cowboys, The Jenny Whiteley Band, The Weber Brothers, Matt Masters @ Lula Lounge. $10 door. 7pm.

AUG 13
* BAD LUCK NIGHT WITH SAUCY LADIES OF ROCK (AND A FEW WORTHY GENTLEMEN) feat. The Phonemes, Cougar Party, Republic of Safety, Ratsicule & DJ'd by the Ladyfest Synchronized Swimming Team @ Cinecycle, $6
LILA DOWNS (CIBC Stage, 9:30 pm) as part of Planet IndigenUs @ Harbourfront Centre
* KIDS ON TV w/ DJ Will Munro @ The Toolbox, 508 Eastern. PWYC.
SUPERGARAGE @ Horseshoe, $6

AUG 14
VANS WARPED TOUR 2004 feat Good Charlotte, Bad Religion, Rufio, New Found Glory, Billy Talent, Alexisonfire, International Noise Conspiracy, Anti Flag, Rise Against, many more. The Flats @ Molson Park, Barrie, Ont. $39.25
JERU THE DAMAJA @ Hip Hop Peace, Dundas Square, Aug 14.
ZUTONS @ Mod Club. Aug 14, $10 at the door only.
* PLANET INDIGENUS @ Harbourfront Centre. With: (3 p.m. - Toronto Star Stage) - Tamara Podemski (Toronto); (3:30 p.m. - CIBC Stage) - Andrea Menard (Saskatchewan); (4:30 p.m.. - Toronto Star Stage) - Stomp Dance & Song with Old Mush Singers and Six Nations Women Singers (Six Nations); (7 p.m. - Toronto Star Stage) - Sandy Scofield (Vancouver); (8 p.m. - CIBC Stage) - George Leach (British Columbia); (9:30 p.m. - CIBC Stage) - Star Nayea (U.S.A.).
* WEIGHTS & MEASURES final Toronto show, From Fiction, Icanputmyarmbackonyoucan't @ Sneaky Dee's
* PETER ELKAS w/ Matthew Barber @ C'est What.

AUG 15
KITTIE w/ Candiria, 36 Crazyfists, Twelve Tribes@Opera House. $17.50
* HONEY JAM #12 @ Phoenix. $15 at TM. 7pm. Aug 15. with Jocelyn Mercer, Andrea Desiree Lewis, Joy Lapps, Masia One, Blaze Dancers, Kellylee Evans, DJs MelBoogie and Gunz & Rozez.
* PLANET INDIGENUS @ Harbourfront Centre. 1 p.m. - Toronto Star Stage - Metis Duel with Brent Poskins, Andre Giroux and Jacinthe Trudeau (Alberta/Ontario); 3 p.m. - CIBC Stage - Wolfpack (Six Nations); 4 p.m. - Lakeside Terrace - Metis Kitchen Party with Annette Chretien, Andre Giroux and Jacinthe Trudeau (Ontario); 4 p.m. - Toronto Star Stage - Tama Wiapara (New Zealand); 4 p.m. - CIBC Stage - Susan Aglukark (Canada).
WAVELENGTH 226 feat THE PAULS, At Dusk, Martyrs @ Sneaky Dee's, PWYC

AUG 16
BIG BLACK LINCOLN@ Tonic. 9 pm. $10

AUG 17
LOS LONELY BOYS @ Mod Club $16
BURNING BRIDES, The Explosion @ Lee's Palace, $12.50
PLANET INDIGENUS @ Harbourfront Centre. Noon - CIBC Stage - Remedy and Weaselhead

AUG 18
* JUDAS PRIEST, SLAYER @ Molson Amphitheatre. $29.50-$52.50
* BOB LOG III @ Toronto Bluesfest - Roots Stage @ 1:45 pm
PLANET INDIGENUS August 18 (Noon - CIBC Stage) - Wayne Lavallee
* UMBRELLA MUSIC @ The Rivoli, 8:30 PM, $6, Stop Die Resuscitate, Femme Generation, more.

AUG 19
* SEA SNAKES, Final Fantasy, Purple Hill @ Sneaky Dee's
HANSON, Michael Tolcher @ The Docks
THE ILLUMINATI @ Horseshoe, $7

AUG 20
* BEBEL GILBERTO @ Carlu Theatre,. $29.50
* STOMPIN' TOM CONNORS @ Massey Hall. $45-$49.50
* ONEIDA, LULLABYE ARKESTRA. Horseshoe. $8. Aug 20.
* BLIP! BLOP! HOORAY! feat. MN-L, Quasimojo, The Boston Letter, LEWIS, Wintary & More @ Nathan Phillips Square, 12 noon
PLANET INDIGENUS @ Harbourfront Centre. 7:30 p.m. - CIBC Stage - Burnt (Winnipeg); 9:30 p.m. - CIBC Stage - Christine Anu (Australia); 11 p.m. - Brigantine Room - Slangblossom (Winnipeg); Midnight - Brigantine Room - King Kapisi (New Zealand);

AUG 21
THE VERMICIOUS KNID, The Cardiacs, The Bicycles @ Sneaky Dee's
* ULTRAMAGNUS, DJS Nick Holder, Kurtis Lewis, Soul Source @ Rancho Relaxo, $6
COUGAR PARTY, Trembling, The Bayonettes @ Oasis
BLOW UP feat. THE CELLS @ Lee's Palace, $6
* PLANET INDIGENUS @ Harbourfront Centre. 2 p.m. - CIBC Stage - Leela Gilday (Yellowknife); 3 p.m. - Toronto Star Stage - The Foggy Hogtown Boys (Six Nations); 3:30 p.m. - CIBC Stage - Jienat (Norway); 7:30 p.m. - CIBC Stage - Martha Redbone (New York); 9:30 p.m. - CIBC Stage - Wai (New Zealand); 11 p.m. - Brigantine room - Kinnie Starr (Vancouver); 11 p.m. - Lakeside Terrace - Lucie Idlout (Nunavut)

AUG 22
* STIFF LITTLE FINGERS@ Lee's Palace. $20
WAVELENGTH 227 feat. NEIL HAVERTY BAND, Ryan Stanley Band @ Sneaky Dee's, PWYC
* PLANET INDIGENUS @ Harbourfront Centre: 1 p.m. - Toronto Star Stage - Willie Dunn (Ontario); 3 p.m. - CIBC Stage - Don Ross (Toronto); 4:30 p.m. - CIBC Stage - Redbone (U.S.A.); 5:30 p.m. - CIBC Stage - Lawrence Martin (Ontario).

AUG 23
BB KING BLUES FESTIVAL feat BB King, Dr John, Shemekia Copeland, Elvin Bishop, The Muddy Waters Blues Band. @ Molson Amphitheatre. $19.50-$65.50
THE MUSIC @ Mod Club Theatre $16.00
* BRAND NUBIAN @ Tonic Nightclub, $15

AUG 24
FACE TO FACE w/ My Chemical Romance, Moneen, Seconds to Go.@ Kool Haus. $19
ICANPUTMYARMBACKONYOUCAN'T, Fake Cops , Tora! Tora! Torrence! @ Rivoli
THE LOST SOUNDS @ The Silver Dollar, $8

AUG 25
SOUTHSIDE JOHNNY AND THE ASBURY JUKES @ Lee's Palace. $30
* L'AFTERPARTY feat. Nick Flanagan, Brutal Knights, a Starkweather cover band and more. Cover TBA, @ Drake

AUG 26
* BLUE RODEO w/ Kris Kristofferson, Blackie & The Rodeo Kings @ Molson Amphitheatre, $17.25-$65.50, doors 6 pm, show 7:30
LEON RUSSELL BAND w/ Corb Lund Band@ Reverb. $TBA.
IVANA SANTILLI @ Mod Club $19.50 Doors 8:00pm
OFF THE INTERNATIONAL RADAR, Pattern is Movement, DJ Polmo Polpo, DJ Smokey Blaze @ Drake Hotel
* TAMARA WILLIAMSON @ Rivoli

AUG 27
NORAH JONES and the Handsome Band @ Molson Amphitheatre. $29.50-$69.50
PICASTRO, Black Forest/Black Sea, Great Lake Swimmers @ Cinecycle, $6
* CAROLYN MARK CD release party @ Horseshoe, $8
PETE ELKAS, Royal Wood @ Rivoli
* CINDI LAUPER Casino Rama, Orillia. AUg 27-28
* GOBSMACKED! @ Harbourfront - 8 p.m. - CIBC Stage - JIM GUTHRIE; 9 p.m. - CIBC Stage - BROKEN SOCIAL SCENE (free!)

AUG 28
* FAKE PROM @ Sneaky Dee's
* LIZ PHAIR, The Cardigans, Katy Rose, Charlotte Martin @ Kool Haus, $20.50
BLOW UP feat. a super secret surprise guest @ Lee's Palace, $6
* GOBSMACKED! @ Harbourfront - 8 p.m., CIBC Stage, ONE RING ZERO;
9:30 p.m., CIBC Stage, HIDDEN CAMERAS (free!)

AUG 29
* CAROLYN MARK @ Toronto Island Jamboree
LAMB OF GOD w/ Atreyu, Every Time I Die, Unearth. Opera House. $15 at TM. Aug 29.
WAVELENGTH 228: COUGAR PARTY, Fake Cops, Bokker Buckle Band @ Sneaky Dee's, PWYC
* GOBSMACKED! @ Harbourfront, 4:30 p.m. - CIBC Stage - KING COBB STEELIE (Toronto)

AUG 31
DEEP PURPLE, Joe Satriani, Thin Lizzy @ Molson Amphitheatre, $29.50-$49.50

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