A weekly feature that highlights the 10 best music happenings in Toronto. Here's what's on this week, June 6 to 12.
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings Their latest album – Give The People What They Want – finds the cancer-surviving singer and her dapper soul-funk troupe in their most stylish form yet. June 6, 7 p.m. $39.50 to $59.50. Massey Hall, 178 Victoria St., 416-872-4255 or masseyhall.com.
Richard Buckner The esteemed American troubadour goes solo-electric. June 6, 9 p.m. $13.50. Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W., 416-598-4226 or ticketfly.com.
The God That Comes Hawksley Workman sexes up a Greek tragedy with his glam-rock cabaret whirlwind. To June 29. $34 to $40. Tarragon Theatre Mainspace, 30 Bridgman Ave., 416-531-1827 or tarragontheatre.com.
TSO: Sondra Radvanovsky The program of Mozart, Strauss and Ravel is titled Songs for Soprano, and the soprano on hand is a dazzler. June 5 and 7, 8 p.m. $33 to $145. Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe St., 416-593-4828 or tso.ca.
The Roots The11th album from the hip-hop/neo-soul ensemble is And Then You Shot Your Cousin..., a satirical, conceptual adventure in urban music. June 7, 8 p.m. $35. David Pecaut Square, 215 King St. W., luminatofestival.com.
Field Trip The indie label Arts & Crafts throws a two-day festival, with Saturday headliners including Interpol and the Kills, and Sunday shows by Broken Social Scene, the reunited Constantines and much more. June 7 and 8, noon. $75 to $200. Fort York and Garrison Common, 100 Garrison Rd., fieldtriplife.com or ticketmaster.com.
Moonface Canadian expat Spencer Krug showcases his sublime solo-piano Julia With Blue Jeans On album. June 8, 8 p.m. $15. The Garrison, 1197 Dundas St. W., ticketfly.com or 416-519-9439.
Judy Collins The sixties folk siren and inspiration for Suite Judy Blue Eyes graces the folk-music supper club. June 9, 8:30 p.m. $90 to $100. Hugh's Room, 2261 Dundas St. W., 416-531-6604 or hughsroom.com.
Davy the Punk Indie-folk artist Bob Bossin brings to life the gambling subculture of 1930s and '40s Toronto in a musical stage show based on the life of his charismatic outlaw father. June 10 to 15, 8 p.m. $18 to $22. Innis College, 2 Sussex Ave., davythepunk.com.
Shelter From Juliet Palmer and Julie Salverson, a new darkly comic opera that fuses contemporary and classical music to tell a story of a picturesque family with a secret to hide. June 12 to 14 (7:30 p.m.) and June 15 (2 p.m.). $55 to $75. Berkeley Street Downstairs Theatre, 26 Berkeley St., 416-368-3110 or canadianstage.com.
NXNE June 13 to 22. nxne.com
Elvis Costello June 14. Massey Hall, 416-872-4255 or masseyhall.com
Lauryn Hill June 21. Sound Academy, 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca
Modest Mouse Aug. 1. Echo Beach, 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca
Lorde Sept. 12. Echo Beach, 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca
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