Must See Shows in June

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Down at Nathan Phillips Square (Queen/Bay) Saturday (Jun.22) they’re raising the spirits with a soulful and rootsy double bill from Mavis Staples and Dr. John. Expect to get funky.

The tenured professor of slow burn jazz Dr. Lonnie Smith takes over The Horseshoe (370 Queen St. W) Jun. 24.

The HerbaliserThe HerbaliserUK hip-hop pioneers and cross-genre pollinators The Herbaliser make a rare T.Dot appearance at The Great Hall (1087 Queen St. W)

Friday (Jun.28) is da time, Nocturne (550 Queen St. W) is da place for the muchly anticipated debut of the Jakes On A Plane mixtape from buzzed about rapper Jake Bluez.