Monthly Music Calendar - November

Your blogTO music writers sure do enjoy bringing you our weekly "Hot Ticket" concert picks, but it makes us - and puppies! - cry when we can't get the info to you quick enough and a show we recommend sells out. So in an effort to keep our readers one step ahead, we're introducing a Monthly Concert Calendar, that we'll put up for you the first(ish) of every month. You see a show you like, you get tickets while they're hot, WE ALL WIN.

So without further adoo... here is what's on the rock radar for the month of November (it's a hot one!) ...

Fri Nov. 3rd
Greg Keelor (Blue Rodeo) CD Release @ Lee's Palace, $20
Simon Finn with The Saffron Sect; Wyrd Visions, Castlemusic @ Tranzac, $12 adv/$15 door
The Guest Bedroom; The Sharp Tongues; Ancestors @ the Silver Dollar, $5
Pitter Patter Nights with The May Bees; The Thurstons; The Primordials @ O'Grady's, pwyc

Sat Nov. 4th
Final Fantasy; Creeping Nobodies; Ninja High School; Hank; Bob Wiseman @ North York Central Library
Bettye Lavette @ Lee's Palace, $16.50
Pretty Girls Make Graves; Moonrats; Night Canopy @ El Mocambo, $13.50
Steve Wynn (ex-Dream Syndicate); Rock Plaza Central; Poppy Seed @ Horseshoe Tavern, $10 adv/$12 door
The Tiger Lillies @ Harbourfront Centre Theatre, $25

Sun Nov. 5th
And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead; Blood Brothers; Celebration @ the Phoenix, $19.50 (6 pm all ages)
Califone; Flection Big Sky @ Horseshoe Tavern, $12
Lloyd Cole @ the Mod Club, $17.50

Mon Nov. 6th
The Decemberists; Alastair Roberts @ the Kool Haus, $22.50 (all ages)
Hot Chip @ Mod Club, $15
Scritti Politti @ the Opera House, $20
Thunderbirds Are Now @ Sneaky Dee's, $7

Tues Nov. 7th

Jurassic 5; Cadence Weapon @ Phoenix, $35
Bob Dylan; Foo Fighters @ ACC, $39.50-$85.50
Casey Mecija (Ohbijou); Nich Worby @ Tranzac (front room), pwyc

Wed Nov. 8th
Julie Dorion, Shotgun & Jaybird CD Release; with Woolly Leaves @ El Mocambo, $12
Imogen Heap @ Massey Hall, $32.50
Buckcherry; Die Mannequin @ The Mod Club, $24 (all ages)

Thur Nov. 9th
My Brightest Diamond (members of Sufjan Stevens' band); Pedestrian @ Drake Underground, $10.50
Blood Meridian (Vancouver); with Wayne Petti (Cuff the Duke); more @ Horseshoe Tavern, $8
Mouse on Mars; Birdy Nam Nam @ Mod Club, $15
Skid Row; Kings X; Nashville Pussy @ Big Bop, $49.50
The Coast EP Release @ Ukula Music Store (492 College), FREE

Fri Nov. 10th

Jon Rae and the River CD Release @ Lee's Palace, $10
Robyn Hitchcock & The Venus 3 (Peter Buck, Scott McCaughey, Bill Rieflin) @ Mod Club, $20

Shout Out Out Out Out + guests @ The Horseshoe, $10

Sat Nov. 11th
The Silver Hearts; United Steel Workers of Montreal; NQ Arbuckle; Ox @ Horseshoe Tavern, $8-$10
Citizen Cope @ Lee's Palace, $17.50

Sun Nov. 12th
Kids on TV CD release; with Angie Reed; Crystal Castles @ The Boat, $10
Old Crow Medicine Show @ Mod Club, $19.50

Mon Nov. 13th

OK GO; French Kicks @ Mod Club, $16.50

Tues Nov. 14th
Jamie Lidell @ Lee's Palace, $15

Wed Nov. 15th
Guns N' Roses @ ACC $35-85
Primus @ Kool Haus, $43.75
Cannibal Corpse @ Opera House, $26.50
Melissa McClelland @ Hugh's Room, $12 adv/$14 door

Thur Nov. 16th

The Dears; Land of Talk @ Lee's Palace, $20 (also Nov 17, 18)
Gordon Lightfoot @ Massey Hall, $45-$65 (coincidently, also Nov 17, 18)
Picastro; Tusks; Baby Eagle (Steve from the Constantines) @ Sneaky Dee's, $6
Panic! At The Disco; Bloc Party; Jack's Mannequin @ Ricoh Coliseum, $34.50 (all ages)

Fri Nov. 17th

Stephen Lewis Foundation AIDS Benefit w/ Feuermusic, Aurora de Pena, The Lonely Lovers & more @ The Boat
No No Zero CD release); with Lullabye Arkestra; Catl; DJ Anousha @ The Silver Dollar

Sat Nov. 18th
Elliott Brood; Great Lake Swimmers; LAL; The Old Soul; Shad @ Toronto Reference Library, FREE (advance ticket info here ).
A Tribute to Tom Waits w/ John Dickie; Mike Evin; Don Francks; Barnyard Drama; Don Kerr and more @ Hugh's Room, $20 adv/22 door

Sun Nov. 19th
-(throw us a bone, we got nuthin yet).

Mon Nov. 20th
- (ditto)

Tues Nov. 21st

The Detroit Cobras; King Khan; BBQ @ Lee's Palace, $17.50
Sugartcult; The Pink Spiders; Damone @ Opera House, $17

Wed. Nov. 22nd
Cat Power & The Memphis Rhythm Band @ the Phoenix, $35.50 (all ages)
"We Shall Be Released" w/Blackie and the Rodeo Kings; Kathleen Edwards; Jason Collett; Oh Susanna; Luke Doucet and more @ Glenn Gould Studio, $35 (also on Nov 23)

Thur Nov. 23rd
The D'Urberbvilles; Galaxy; Forest City Lovers @ Sneaky Dee's, $5
Wintersleep @ Lee's Palace, $12

Fri Nov. 24th
Small Sins; Little Ones @ Horseshoe Tavern, $5
Jim Cuddy (of Blue Rodeo) Band; Justin Rutledge @ Danforth Music Hall, $35.50
'Pizza Fest 2006' w/ Rozasia; DDMMYYYY; Quebexico; Nervous Sleepers @ White Orchid, $5 (free pizza before 10:30 pm!)

Sat. Nov. 25th
The Slits (rescheduled show); w/ No Dynamics; Apes; 10,000 Watt Head @ Sneaky Dee's, $15
Malajube @ Lee's Palace, $10

Sun Nov. 26th

Jet @ Guvernment, $24.75

Mon Nov. 27

Ohbijou; Clementine XO; Township Expansion; (members of) 5 Blank Pages; The Rural Alberta Advantage; Friday Mornings Regret; HFab & Les Adorables; Queens Quaytar; Bedtime Sleepyhead; PDF Format and a whole bunch more @ The Boat

Tues Nov. 28
- ?

Wed Nov. 29 - ?

Thur Nov. 30
Sloan @ the Kool Haus (rescheduled from Oct show), $26

If we missed anything that you'd like to recommend, please feel free to toss a few words in the comments section!

(Photo: Rock Paper Pixels.)

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