Toronto's Blue Peter play their last show ever November 27 at Tattoo Rock Parlour, tickets $15. Openers are Slave To The Square.
An unknown entity to me until a day or two ago, Niagara-On-The-Lake roots band The Done Me Wrongs will be opening for Stars at Queen Elizabeth Theatre on December 13.
Human Highway (Jim Guthrie and Nick Thorburn) take to the stage at Tranzac on December 16 to promote their debut album "Moody Motorcycle" out on Suicide Squeeze, advance tickets onsale now for $10, $12 at the door. Further info at Stille Post. Also on the bill are The Magic (couldn't find a hyperlink for them). Look forward for a music video for the band's first single "The Sound" by the end of the year.
According to Brooklyn Vegan , MTV "Human Giant" comedian Aziz Ansari is taking his "Glow In The Dark" comedy tour on the road making what I presume is a rare stop in Toronto for a date at The Mod Club on January 30 in the new year.
Cut Copy are back in T.O. for a show a Circa on March 20 of '09 with openers Matt & Kim and is also suppose to feature a "special surprise DJ". Via Pitchfork.
Courtesy of Stereogum, for a limited time only, you can purchase Guided By Voices' "Bee Thousand" in MP3 format for only $3.99 US through Amazon.com. Essential. PS. President Elect Barack Obama posts a comment at the Stereogum link above about 8 or 9 comments down. ...Ok, it's not Obama, but it was funny reading it. Update: Ok, MP3 downloads through Amazon.com only available to US residents apparently(according to J.S. in the comments). Everyone else can go screw themselves...well that's how I interpret it.