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Music events in Toronto this week, March 28 to April 3

A weekly feature that highlights the 10 best music happenings in Toronto. Here's what's on this week, March 28 to April 3.

Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles Mimicking the Beatles in full costumes and wigs during the afternoons as well as the evenings makes for a hard day's night. March 28 (8 p.m.) and March 29 and 30 (2 p.m.). $32 to $124. Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King St. W., 416 872-1212 or

Lake Street Dive Rolling Stone magazine-approved quartet draws on Muscle Shoals and Motown traditions. March 28, 10:15 p.m. $15 (sold out). Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen St. W.,

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Elegies: A Song Cycle Musical theatre piece penned by Tony-winning songsmith William Finn, stars Priscilla, Queen of the Desert's Thom Allison. To April 13. $30 to $50. Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. E.,1-800-838-3006 or

Pup The highly-hyped rock punks make a melodic racket at an unlikely venue. March 29, 8 p.m. Free (all ages). Toronto Public Library's Yorkville Branch, 22 Yorkville Ave., 416-393-7660

Kraftwerk The electronic-trance pioneers and Krautrock icons are coming at you, literally, with a special 3D concert. March 29, 7:30 p.m. $71.64 to $99.64. Sony Centre, 1 Front St. E., 1-855-985-5000 or

Rootstock at the Winter Garden Jackson-Triggs winery hosts a sip-and-serenade occasion, with Steven Page, Lindi Ortega and Great Big Sea's Alan Doyle on hand for a songwriter's circle. March 29, 8 p.m. $30 to $60 ($109, with dinner; 6 p.m., Winter Garden Theatre, 189 Yonge St., 1-855-622-2787 or

Fred Eaglesmith's Travelling Steam Show The rugged roots-rocking troubadour and iconoclast charms a packed house. March 29, 8:30 p.m., $35 to $40 (standing room only left). Hugh's Room, 2261 Dundas St. W., 416-531-6604 or

Danny Michel Juno-nominated singer-songwriter and lover of Belize music finishes off his run of Monday night shows. March 31, 8 p.m. $20. Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave., 416-850-4579 or

Miley Cyrus The tongue-wagging pop provocateur brings her Bangerz Tour to town. March 31, 7 p.m. $56.25 to $106.25. Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay St., 1-855-985-5000 or

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The Elkas Band The gifted songwriting rocker Peter Elkas celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the release of his fine solo debut Party of One by performing the album in its entirety. April 1, 9 p.m. $7. Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave., 416-850-4579


Buddy Guy April 4. Massey Hall, 416-872-4255 or

The Julie Ruin April 5. Mod Club,

The Mounties April 5. Lee's Palace,

Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings June 6 (on sale, March 29, noon). Massey Hall, 416-872-4255 or

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Elvis Costello June 14 (on sale, March 28, 10 a.m.). Massey Hall, 416-872-4255 or

Boz Scaggs Sept. 27. Massey Hall, 416-872-4255 or

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Brad Wheeler is an arts reporter with The Globe and Mail. More


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