Beach House, Ty Segall and Pusha T Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
Published Mar 03, 2016In this edition of Can't Miss Concerts, from March 3 to 9, we have a garage rock mainstay, the self-appointed "last cocaine superhero" and a singer/songwriter compared to the legendary Leonard Cohen. With plenty of tours hitting full steam this week, be sure to check out our Concert Listings page for more shows coming up.
Beach House have honed their combination of soft airy vocals and laid-back instrumentals to make for a dreamy, dark and alluring sound that they showcased last year, when they released two albums within months of each other. You'll have two chances to see the duo in Toronto before they head to Montreal.
03/03/2016 Toronto, ON - TBA (installation show)
03/05/2016 Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall
03/06/2016 Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall
03/08/2016 Montreal, QC - TBA (installation show)
03/09/2016 Montreal, QC - Cabaret Rialto
Amelia Curran's last three albums have all gained her positive critical attention. Having been compared to the legendary Leonard Cohen, she's been recognized for her cut-your-heart-out lyrics and delicate instrumentation, but her latest album, They Promised You Mercy, showcases a bolder sound. She'll be performing her smooth folk melodies at three shows this coming week.
03/06/2016 Winnipeg, MB - The Good Will
03/08/2016 Regina, SK - Cultural Exchange
03/09/2016 Saskatoon, SK - Village Guitar & Amp
UK band Daughter use their shadowy and moody music to make cathartic albums. Elena Tonra's haunting vocals showcase raw and relatable lyrics on their most recent LP, Not To Disappear, while mixing sparse electronic elements with their organic sound. Daughter will be in Montreal and Toronto this weekend.
03/05/2016 Montreal, QC - Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre
03/07/2016 Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall
03/08/2016 Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall
Julia Holter's talents go beyond singer-songwriter; she's also a producer, composer and artist. Her various creative outlets allow for her music to take many directions, and she blends modern composition with electronic music to deliver her textured, experimental sound. Holter will perform her intimate Have You In My Wilderness at two shows coming up.
03/04/2016 Toronto, ON - The Great Hall
03/05/2016 Laval, QC - Theatre des Muses (Maison des arts de Laval)
Virginia Beach native Pusha T has lined up a successful 2016, with the anticipation for the follow-up to his well received King Push - Darkest Before Dawn: The Prelude peaking. Pusha's lyrics range from heartfelt to intense gritty drug rap, with notable figures like Q-Tip, Boi-1da, and Kanye West producing. Fans can see him perform his massive tracks in Vancouver tonight (March 3).
03/03/2016 Vancouver, BC - Vogue Theatre
Rae Spoon is on tour in support of their latest LP Armour, which is a departure from previous projects. Spoon is playing in small cafes and art galleries, making their show accessible to everyone. They have two shows on the East coast today (March 3) and tomorrow (March 4).
03/03/2016 St. John's NL, - The Ship Pub
03/04/2016 Halifax, NS - The Company House
Tinashe has impressed music critics with her effort to forge a unique path to mainstream success. She plays a large role producing her own music and after unleashing her latest mixtape Amethyst, the R&B singer will soon drop her forthcoming full-length, Joyride. Witness Tinashe dancing to her bass-heavy music this weekend.
03/04/2016 Toronto ON, The Phoenix
03/06/2016 Montreal, QC - Theatre Corona
Frank Turner steered the start of his folk-leaning solo work in a different direction than his previous, more punk-focused band, but on his latest album, Positive Songs for Negative People, he switched his sound up again, penning more anthemic songs that embrace rock'n'roll sounds. Turner will share his optimistic vibes on stage during several shows this upcoming week.
03/03/2016 Vancouver, BC - Commodore Ballroom
03/05/2016 Calgary, AB - MacEwan Ballroom
03/06/2016 Berwick, NS - Union Street Cafe
03/07/2016 Saskatoon, SK - The Odeon
03/08/2016 Winnipeg, MB - Garrick Centre
Ty Segall uses distorted retro guitar tones and psych leanings to make his own style of garage rock. While Segall's influences like the Sonics and the Stooges bleed into his music, his catalogue experiments with different effects, diverse rhythms and catchy melodies. Find him performing his fuzzed out hooks at shows in Toronto and Montreal.
03/03/2016 Montreal, QC - Rialto Theatre
03/04/2016 Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall
Having been off the radar for a couple of years, Wintersleep are about to ride the wave of their new album The Great Detachment. The single, "Territory," delivers heavy distortion and reflective lyrics, indicating a strong return. Catch the East coast band touring their new album this weekend.
03/03/2016 Ottawa, ON - Ritual
03/04/2016 Toronto, ON - Lee's Palace
03/05/2016 Hamilton, ON - The Casbah
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