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Hot Ticket: March Music Calendar

If you got musically-bored with February, then you weren't trying hard enough. But regardless, never fear - March is HUGE. With 2 big Toronto music festivals - Canadian Music Week (look for full coverage from us to come) and Pitter Patter Festival - it's coming in like a lion and staying that way. Without further adoodoo -

FRI, MARCH 2
- NEW POLLUTION 1st Birthday Party w/ The Carps, A/V, and Ultra Magnus @ Sneaky Dee's, $8
- HAMBORGHINNI (AIDSwolf side project), Fucked Corpse, LSdoubleDcup @ Xspace, $3 + awesome posters to buy from Seripop, Trip Print Press, & more)
- PETER, PAUL & MARY (the complete opposite of an AIDSWolf side project) @ Roy Thomson Hall, $49.50-$79.50
- JAMAICA TO TORONTO feat Bob & Wisdom, The Mighty Pope, more @ Lee's Palace. $20
- THE GAME @ the Docks
- UNIONIST MINISTERS @ O'Gradys
- BLOODY HOLLIES, Oh The Pretty Things, Sharp Tongues, more @ Silver Dollar
- FRIENDLY RICH & THE LOLLIPOP PEOPLE, Lederhosen Lucil, Houseplants, Sir Ernest MacMillan Chainsaw Gang @ Tranzac, $10/$12
- FORGOTTEN REBELS, 3 Tards, Antics @ Kathedral, all ages, $15

SAT, MARCH 3
- SHOUT OUT OUT OUT OUT, 120 DAYS, The Two Koreas @ Lee's Palace. $13.50
- WILLIE 'BIG EYES' SMITH @ Silver Dollar. $18
- MV & EE w/ Jon-Rae & Friends, All Under Heaven @ Music Gallery, $10
- POP MONTREAL PRESENTS Thunderheist, Dishwasher, Rory Them Finest, and fashion show by Haiiku and Namoda @ The Drake Hotel, $5
- FORGOTTEN REBELS w/ The 3Tards, The Antics, The Heatskores, The Outbred Inlaws @ Kathedral. $12.
- JASON COLLETT @ the Dakota Tavern, $10
- DOVERCOURT, Cinema, Faith Of A Martyr @ The Smiling Buddha Bar, $5

SUN, MARCH 4
- WAVELENGTH 353 feat The Sharp Tongues, VKNGS, DJ Michael McDonald @ Sneaky Dee's, PWYC
- TV ON THE RADIO @ Kool Haus. $22.50
- JAMIE FOXX @ Hummingbird Centre, $49.50-$89.50

MON, MARCH 5
- EL PERRO DEL MAR @ Mod Club, $15
- GOMEZ AND BEN KWELLER @ Phoenix, $29.50.
- THE IRISH ROVERS @ Roy Thomson Hall, $29.50-$59.50
- JOSH GROBAN @ Air Canada Centre. $40.50-$125
- Unleashed, Belphegor, Krisiun and Hatesphere @ Opera House, all ages, $26.50.
- THE VIEW, Eastern Conference All-Stars @ Lee's Palace, $13

TUES, MARCH 6
- WOLFMOTHER, The Icarus Line @ Kool Haus. $34.50
- FLOGGING MOLLY @ Opera House. $22.50
- ROBIN THICKE @ Mod Club, $25
- TOMBOYFRIEND, Heather Hermant, Fortner Anderson @ The Underground @ Drake Hotel, $7
- THE HOTEL GHOST, Shelby Lamb, Clara Engel & The Big City Nights @ Tranzac, $10
- THE ORIGINAL JUNCTION JAM w/ Derek Downham. @ Axis

WED, MARCH 7
- THE INDIES (CMW Kickoff Awards) w/ Wolfmother, The Stills, Rough Trade, Cadence Weapon, more @ The Docks, $25
- PITTER PATTER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2007@ various venues around the GTA including: the Boat, The Supermarket, The Central, Smiling Buddha, Tiger Bar, The Embassy, O'Gradys, The Velvet Elvis (Oshawa), Absinthe (Hamilton)
- SCISSOR SISTERS @ Kool Haus (sold out rescheduled show)
- WOMBAT WEDNESDAYS presented by The Bicycles, guests Brent Randall and His Pinecones, The Saffron Sect, Baby Eagle (Steve Lambke) @ The Tranzac, $6
- POOR PILGRIM w/ All Under Heaven, Death and Taxes, Bruce Trail @ the Press Club, pwyc
- THE AIRFIELDS, Jewelry Rat, Cry Rumble @ Sneaky Dee's, Free
- SINGING SAW SHADOW SHOW w/ Zeesy Powers/Legends, Yulka Benivolski, more @ Adrift, $5

THURS, MARCH 8
- CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK feat over 500 bands at 44 venues. $35 wristbands. Stay tuned for full BlogTO coverage of this 4-day event!
- PITTER PATTER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2007@ various venues around the GTA including: the Boat, The Supermarket, The Central, Smiling Buddha, Tiger Bar, The Embassy, O'Gradys, The Velvet Elvis (Oshawa), Absinthe (Hamilton)
- OVER THE TOP FEST LAUNCH feat Harry & The Potters, Germans, Brent Randall & His Pinecones @ Tranzac. $10 at www.ticketscene.ca.
- THE ZOOBOMBS w/ Kids on TV, Stop Die Resuscitate, Lunchmeat @ Silver Dollar. $7
- UNDER BYEN w/ Frida Hyvonen, Ohbijou @ the Mod Club. $12
- DIE MANNEQUIN @ the Horseshoe Tavern, $7

FRI, MARCH 9
- CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK feat over 500 bands at 44 venues. $35 wristbands. Stay tuned for full BlogTO coverage of this 4-day event!
- PUBLIC ENEMY, Grand Daddy I.U. and DJ Red Alert (as part of CMW) @ The Docks, $25-$30 or wristband.
- PITTER PATTER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2007@ various venues around the GTA including: the Boat, The Supermarket, The Central, Smiling Buddha, Tiger Bar, The Embassy, O'Gradys, The Velvet Elvis (Oshawa), Absinthe (Hamilton)
- APOSTLE OF HUSTLE @ El Mocambo, $12 (also doing an in-store performance @ Criminal Records, 4pm)
- FLOTILLA, Sing Leaf @ The Tranzac, $5
- PUT THE RIFLE DOWN, Sailboats Are White, Paul Devro, The Diableros, Apache Beat @ The Boat
- PASS THE DYNAMITE! Rhythm & Soul Girl Groups @ Stones Place, $5
- THE ZOOBOMBS w/ Mongrels, The Patients, Ride Theory, No No Zero @ Silver Dollar. $8
- MAXIMUM RNR, Chameleonize, Ariel's Worm @ The Smiling Buddha, $5

SAT, MARCH 10
- CANADIAN MUSIC WEEK feat over 500 bands at 44 venues. $35 wristbands. Stay tuned for full BlogTO coverage of this 4-day event!
- PITTER PATTER MUSIC FESTIVAL 2007@ various venues around the GTA including: the Boat, The Supermarket, The Central, Smiling Buddha, Tiger Bar, The Embassy, O'Gradys, The Velvet Elvis (Oshawa), Absinthe (Hamilton)
- THE ACORN, Uncut, The Hot Springs @ Whippersnapper Gallery, $8
- RED SPARROWES, William E Whitmore @ El Mocambo, $12.50
- THE ZOOBOMBS w/ Republic of Safety, Woodhands, The Nick Taylor Band, DD/MM/YY, Key Witness @ Silver Dollar, $9.
- PETUNIA @ the Dakota Tavern

SUN, MARCH 11
- WAVELENGTH 354 feat ZZ Sharrock, Laura Peek & the Winning Hearts @ Sneaky Dee's, PWYC
- PETE YORN, Moses Mayfield @ The Phoenix, $22
- ALL CAPS! w/ Their Majesties, We Take Lovers, The Just Barelys, Brent Randall and his Pinecones @ WhipperSnapper Gallery, all ages, $7
- THE GOOD THE BAND AND THE QUEEN @ Kool Haus, $32.50.

MON, MARCH 12
- CLINIC @ Lee's Palace, $15
- BACK DOOR SLAM @ Rivoli, $10
- DEAN WAREHAM (Luna) & BRITTA PHILLIPS @ Mod Club. $16.50

TUES, MARCH 13
- OF MONTREAL w/ Grand Buffet @ Opera House. $15 (sold out, but you can still catch Kevin Barnes potentially naked @ Soundscapes instore, 4pm)
- MAIL ORDER BRIDE, Out Of Options, The Red Box Social, Pressure Pressure @ Kathedral, all ages, $10
- MAZA MEZE, George Sawa and Nabeel Shehadeh @ Music Gallery, $5-$15.
- BOOKS ELUSIVE, John McKiel, Marco Difelice, Daylight For Deadeyes @ The Horseshoe, free.

WED, MARCH 14
- MEAT LOAF @ Hummingbird Centre, $67.65-$151.65
- WYNTON MARSALIS @ Massey Hall, $39.50-$99.50
- The RURAL ALBERTA ADVANTAGE, The Basement Arms @ the Boat, $5
- RELIENT K, Mae Sherwood @ Opera House, all ages, $20
- WOMBAT WEDNESDAYS presented by The Bicycles, guests Andre Ethier, Hopeful Monster (Nova Scotia) @ The Tranzac, $6
- CARTEL w/ Cobra Starship, Boys Like Girls, New Atlantic @ Phoenix. 6pm early show, $16.50
- FOXFIRE FOREST (CD Release), Entire Cities, Tropics @ The Drake Underground, $5
- DEAN & BRITTA @ the Mod Club, $16.50

THURS, MARCH 15
- PITTER PATTER NIGHTS, Another Season, Jewellery Rat @ The Boat, $5
- Andy Maize, Sarah Slean, Martin Tielli and Hawksley Workman as part of Schubert: Source And Inspiration @ Harbourfront Centre Theatre, $25-$35.
- Elizabeth Shepherd Trio and Gruvoria @ Lula Lounge, $10-$12.

FRI, MARCH 16
- Andy Maize, Sarah Slean, Martin Tielli and Hawksley Workman as part of Schubert: Source And Inspiration @ Harbourfront Centre Theatre, $25-$35.
- GRAND THEFT BUS @ Rivoli. $10
- BOOKA SHADE @ the Mod Club, $20
- QR5 w/ Undadogg @ Holy Joes, $6
- SLOWCOASTER, Vanderpark @ El Mocambo $10
- CAPLETON @ The Docks, $42.50

SAT, MARCH 17
- THE SHINS @ Kool Haus, all ages, $27.50
- COCO MONTOYA @ Silver Dollar. $18
- CLUTCH @ the Opera House, $26.50
- Montreal's ACROBAT Record Launch Party Show, with guest Public @ The Drake Hotel, $5
- PAUL DI'ANNO, Dreamquest, Sudden Flames, Your Enemy Closer, Evil Or Devine, Exile @ Kathedral, all ages, $22.50

SUN, MARCH 18
- WAVELENGTH 355 feat Coyote on Peyote, No No Zero, Mindbender, DJ KP Regina @ Sneaky Dee's
- TAKE ACTION TOUR feat The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus, Emery, Scary Kids Scaring Kids, A Static Lullabye, Kaddisfly @ Phoenix (6pm early show), $20
- MAN MAN, ICY DEMONS @ The Horseshoe $13.50
- DEAD AND DEVINE, Braebrook, Straight Reads The Line, Caldwell, Alletus Adeo and Deadlines @ Kathedral

MON, MARCH 19
(This apparantly is your day of rest. So take advantage of it.)

TUES, MARCH 20
- HOWLING HEX @ Silver Dollar, $10.
- PAPA ROACH, It Dies Today, Kill Hannah @ Phoenix, all ages, $27.50.
- ISIS & JESU Opera House @ $15

WED, MARCH 21
- PITTER PATTER NIGHTS, The Bloody Miracles, Jason Bajada @ The Boat, $5
- MARIA TAYLOR, Basia Balut @ The Horseshoe. $12
- PIGEON JOHN w/ Macromatics @ El Mocambo. $10
- WOMBAT WEDNESDAYS presented by The Bicycles, with guests I Am Robot and Proud @ The Tranzac, $6
- JOHNATHAN BYRD @ Hugh's Room, all ages, $13-$15.
- MIKA @ Mod Club. $15
- KODO DRUMMERS @ Massey Hall, $45-75

THURS, MARCH 22
- ELECTRIC SIX @ Lee's Palace, $15.50
- HEAVEN AND HELL w/ Megadeth, Down @ ACC, $59.50
- GORDIE SAMPSON @ Hugh's Room, all ages.
- SPOT THE GROOVE Website launch, featuring Entire Cities, When We Dead Awaken @ The Boat, $5
- THE MORNING STARS @ El Mocambo
- BORN RUFFIANS, We're Marching On @ Horseshoe Tavern

FRI, MARCH 23
- SEBADOH (with original lineup!) @ Lee's Palace, $17.50.
- HOODOO GURUS @ Horseshoe. $20
- MENOMENA @ The El Mocambo, $10
- THE CREEPING NOBODIES, The Guest Bedroom, The Sharp Tongues, Huckleberry Friends @ The Concord Cafe, $5.
- MARK HUMMEL & THE BLUES SURVIVORS w/ Rusty Zinn @ Silver Dollar. $18
- AMY WINEHOUSE @ Mod Club, $19.50.
- WASSABI COLLECTIVE CD Launch @ Reverb, $10
- COLD DEAD HANDS EP Release Pary w/ Cities In Dust, Debaser & In Silent Code @ Sneaky Dee's, $6

SAT, MARCH 24
- EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY w/ The Paper Chase, Eluvium @ Opera House. (sold out)
- THE ROOTS, Zaki Ibrahim and DJ Agile @ Kool Haus, $34.50.
- DAVID USHER @ Mod Club, $22.50
- BATTLE OF THE KICKBALL BANDS @ The White Orchid
- AUTUMN DEFENSE @ Horseshoe. $10.50
- KJ SAWKA,The Chameleon Project, kNeptune @ El Mocambo, $10
- WOODHANDS, Bocce, The Miles @ The Tiger Bar, 6$
- CASTANETS, Shapes & Sizes @ Sneaky Dee's, $6
- MARIPOSA EP RELEASE, with Foxfire Forest @ the NOW Lounge, $5

SUN, MARCH 25
- EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY w/ The Paper Chase, Eluvium @ Opera House. (sold out)
- BLOC PARTY, Albert Hammond Jr, Sebastien Grainger @ Kool Haus. (sold out)
- WAVELENGTH 356 feat Bruce Peninsula, Daniel Nebiat, DJ Undertones @ Sneaky Dee's, PWYC
- CHRISTINA AGUILERA w/ The Pussycat Dolls @ ACC. $55-$95
- BOSS HOSS, The Screwed @ Horseshoe, $12
- WAYNE PETTI (of Cuff the Duke) in-store performance @ Criminal Records, 4pm

MON, MARCH 26
- JOHNNY WINTER w/ Scott Holt Band @ Phoenix, all ages, $36.50.

TUES, MARCH 27
- GIRLSCHOOL @ Lee's Palace. $15
- THE LONG WINTERS, The Broken West, Stars Of Track & Field @ El Mocambo
- THE DETAILS, The Graduation Day (Pitter Patter Nights) @ The Boat, $5
- THE PRESETS @ Mod Club, 9 pm, $15

WED, MARCH 28
- THE BLOOD BROTHERS w/ Celebration @ Opera House. $16
- TROUBLE @ Lee's Palace, $20
- BIRD MONSTER @ Horseshoe. $8.50
- WOMBAT WEDNESDAYS presented by The Bicycles, with guests The Old Soul, Catriona Sturton, Pants Yell (Boston) @ The Tranzac, $6

THURS, MARCH 29
- THE PONYS, THE BLACK LIPS, Action Makes @ Lee's Palace. $13.50
- TUSKS @ The Boat, $5
- DARK TRANQUILITY, The Haunted @ Opera House, all ages, $25
- TAKING BACK SUNDAY @ the Arrow Hall, all ages, $31

FRI, MARCH 30
- RHEOSTATICS (final show) @ Massey Hall, $29.50-$39.50
- THE CONSTANTINES, Jon Rae and The River, Shotgun @ Jaybird @ Lee's Palace, $18.50.
- GOD MADE ME FUNKY @ El Mocambo, $12
- SHITMAT, Ebola, Skeeter and Nwodtlem @ Sneaky Dee's, $10.
- POINTED STICKS @ Horseshoe, $15.
- LINDI ORTEGA, Peter Katz, Rob Szabo @ The Revival
- BLACK LABEL SOCIETY @ the Kool Haus, all ages, $33.75

SAT, MARCH 31
- SNOW PATROL w/ OK GO, Silver Sun Pickups @ Ricoh Coliseum, $39.50
- THE CONSTANTINES, Jon Rae & the River, Ladyhawk @ Lees Palace, $18.50
- HAPPY PARTY CD RELEASE, Dance Electric, Ghost Hands, Atlas Eyes, Miss Scarlett @ Tranzac, $8
- FRIGID / Opopo @ Drake Hotel, $8-$10


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