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Blue Rodeo plays Lost Together during their finale at the Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto, Sat., Aug. 17, 2013. (Judith Coombe)
Blue Rodeo plays Lost Together during their finale at the Molson Amphitheatre in Toronto, Sat., Aug. 17, 2013. (Judith Coombe)

Ten music events in Toronto this week: Aug. 15 to 21 Add to ...

A weekly feature that highlights the 10 best music happenings in Toronto. Here’s what’s on this week, Aug. 15 to 21.

Mad Decent Block Party EDM blow-out features Diplo, Flosstradamus, Grand Theft, Zeds Dead, Keys N Krates and ambulances at the ready. Aug. 15, 4 p.m. $35 to $75. Fort York Garrison Common, 100 Garrison Rd., ticketweb.ca.

Luke & The Apostles Sixties Yorkville scenesters reunite. Aug. 15, 8 p.m. $20. Cadillac Lounge, 1296 Queen St. W., 416-536-7717 or www.songtown.ca.

Blue Rodeo Get lost together with Ontario’s alt-country icons. Aug. 15, 8 p.m. $31.50 to $111.25. Molson Amphitheatre, 909 Lake Shore Blvd. W., 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.

Bob Log III He’s a one-man band doping high-velocity blues while wearing a motorcycle helmet with a phone receiver affixed. Aug. 15, 9 p.m. $12. Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W., 416-598-4226 or ticketfly.com.

Alanis Morissette The latest album from the famously (and perhaps formerly) angsty alt-rocker is 2012’s Havoc and Bright Lights, a slick effort of softer tone. Aug. 15, 9 p.m. $63.25 to $92.75. Casino Rama, Rama, Ont., 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.

Edgefest 3: Our Lady Peace, Sloan, I Mother Earth Nineties rock fandango inexplicably fails to include Third Eye Blind. Aug. 16, 5 p.m. $66. Echo Beach, 909 Lake Shore Blvd. W., 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.

Alex Goodman Group The Canadian jazzer, hot off wins at the Montreux Jazz Festival International Guitar Competition, settles in for two nights. July 16 and 17, 9:45 p.m. $TBA. Rex Jazz & Blues Bar, 194 Queen St. W., 416-598-2475 or therex.ca.

Frog Eyes and P.S. I Love You Cancer-survivor Carey Mercer and his idiosyncratic Vancouver indie-rock crew celebrate the release of Carey’s Cold Spring on a double bill with the excellent Kingston squall-rock duo P.S. I Love You. Aug. 19, 8 p.m. $15. Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W., ticketfly.com.

Emma-Lee The supple-voiced singer tests out new material during a month-long Wednesday-night residency. Aug. 20, 6 p.m. PWYC. Cameron House, 408 Queen St. W.416-703-0811.

Julie Doiron and the Wooden Stars A run-through of their 2000 Juno-winning self-titled album is expected when the beloved indie songstress reunites with Ottawa’s Wooden Stars. Aug. 21, 8:30 p.m. $13.50. Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W., 416-598-4226 or ticketfly.com.

BOOKING AHEAD

Greenbelt Harvest Picnic: Bruce Cockburn, Gord Downie & the Sadies, Ray Lamontagne Aug. 23. Christie Lake, Dundas, Ont., harvestpicnic.ca

Steely Dan Aug. 23 and 24. Sony Centre, 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.

5 Seconds of Summer Aug. 25. Molson Amphitheatre. 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.

Sam Roberts Band Aug. 30 and 31. The Kee to Bala, Bala, Ont., thekee.com

Muskoka Sound Music Festival: Shad, Serena Ryder, Hawksley Workman Sept. 12 to 14. Huntsville, Ont., muskokasound.ca

Sandbanks New Waves Festival: The Hylozoists, Bry Webb, Cuff the Duke Sept. 13. Sandbanks Provincial Park, Prince Edward County, Ont., sandbanksnewwaves.com

Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters Sept. 30 (on sale Aug. 15, 10 a.m.). Massey Hall, 1-855-985-5000 or ticketmaster.ca.

Johnny O’Neal Oct 2 to 4. Jazz Bistro, jazzbistro.ca

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