Published May 07, 2015It's another busy week for live music across the country, so to make sure you don't miss out on any of the best artists hitting the North, check out our Can't Miss Concerts highlights from May 7 to 13. Whether your prefer DJs, full bands or solo acts, we've got something for you, so check out the dates below and then head over to our complete Concert Listings for even more.
Death Cab For Cutie
Veteran indie unit Death Cab For Cutie will be hitting the Great White North this week, playing a Toronto date for Canadian Music Week, followed by a show in Montreal. The band are on tour in support of their recently released album Kintsugi, but if their previous shows are any indication, their set list is bound to pick from a variety of well-known songs from their catalogue in addition to the new material.
05/07/2015 Toronto, ON – Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
05/08/2015 Montreal, QC - Metropolis
Toronto-based songwriter Jennifer Castle will be taking her folk-inflected tunes across the country this week, playing shows in Vancouver and the Prairies. Her distinct alto croon on last year's Pink City translates perfectly into a live setting, where she is backed by a full band, and showcases the full range of her voice.
05/07/2015 Saskatoon, SK – Vangelis Tavern
05/08/2015 Vancouver, BC – The Media Club
05/10/2015 Edmonton, AB – Brixx Bar and Grill
Faith No More
Legendary hard-rockers Faith No More will be making a Toronto stopover for Canadian Music Week, as part of their North American reunion tour. As seen at their previous shows on the tour so far, the band will be playing new songs from their forthcoming release Sol Invictus alongside a number of classic tunes, so be sure to catch their performance when they stop by.
05/09/2015 Toronto, ON – Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
The Weather Station
Toronto folk songstress Tamara Lindeman, also known by her moniker the Weather Station, will be playing a release show for her latest record, Loyalty, this week in Peterborough. Her heartfelt and intimate lyricism, paired with beautifully arranged instrumentals, make for a captivating live show that you will not want to miss.
05/08/2015 Peterborough, ON – Gordon Best Theatre
Red Bull Thre3Style Canadian DJ Finals
Red Bull Thre3Style, the annual worldwide DJ battle, has returned. The bout to represent Canada in the World Finals will be taking place this week in Winnipeg. Winners from the qualifying rounds in Vancouver and Halifax will be competing against one another, playing short sets to impress a crowd as well as a panel of judges. Come and witness some sets from up-and-comers from across the country.
05/09/2015 Winnipeg, MB – Metropolitan Entertainment Centre
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