Lady Gaga, Passion Pit, Method Man and Purity Ring Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts

Lady Gaga, Passion Pit, Method Man and Purity Ring Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
It's 2013! If your New Year's resolution was to catch more awesome shows than ever, you've come to the right place. Below, find our list of must-see concerts this week in Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary and Montreal.


Thursday, January 10
Celtic punk-rockers the Mahones will be kicking off their Western Canadian Tour alongside Andrew Conroy at Venue nightclub. Check this show out to hear hits off their new album Angels & Devils.

The Mahones
$15 advance, $18 door at Venue

Saturday, January 12
Pop sensation and fashion barrier-breaker Lady Gaga will be gracing the Rogers Arena alongside Lady Starlight and Madeon for her"'Born This Way Ball Tour." Knowing Gaga, we're expecting big things.

Lady Gaga
$49.50 - $175 at Rogers Arena

Tuesday, January 15
Singer-songwriter Chelsea Wolfe will be bringing her metal-art-folk poise to the Media Club alongside King Dude. As she kicks off her acoustic tour, you can expect to hear songs off her new album Unknown Rooms.

Chelsea Wolfe
$13 at Media Club


Friday, January 11
Canadian country-rock legends and Juno Award winners Blue Rodeo will be playing a show at the Southern Alberta Jubilee on Friday.

Blue Rodeo
$25-$65.50 at Southern Alberta Jubilee

Saturday, January 12

Electro-indie rockers Passion Pit will perform at the Gateway this Saturday. Given frontman Michael Angelakos' reclusiveness, you might want to catch him on tour while he's out.

Passion Pit
$25 at the Gateway (SAIT)


Thursday, January 10
Wu-Tang Clan member Method Man will be setting the Sound Academy ablaze tonight, bringing the heat as he burns through new jams and classic cuts alongside Raz Fresco and DJ Kaewonder.

Method Man
Raz Fresco
DJ Kaewonder
$41.75 at the Sound Academy

Friday, January 11
Toronto's very own post-hardcore troupe Fucked Up will be taking the stage at the Great Hall once again for the second segment of their Long Winter Concert Series. Expect deep cuts from the band's extensive catalog.

Fucked Up
PWYC at the Great Hall

Saturday, January 12
John Cameron Mitchell's excellent rock'n'roll musical, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, will take the Drake Hotel Underground stage this Saturday.

Hedwig and the Angry Inch
$35 regular, $25 students/art workers at the Drake Hotel (Underground)

Wednesday, January 16
Indie rock band the Walkmen are coming to the Danforth Music Hall alongside Fleet Foxes offshoot Father John Misty. You can expect the headliners to play songs off their acclaimed 2012 album, Heaven.

The Walkmen
Father John Misty
$33.50 advance, $38.50 door at Danforth Music Hall


Thursday, January 10
Canadian electronic music duo Purity Ring will be performing at le National alongside Young Magic. Live shows include the use of custom-made instruments to trigger both sound and lighting, so this is one for both the ears and eyes.

Purity Ring
$18 advance, $21 at le National

Tuesday, January 15
Indie rock band the Walkmen will perform in Montreal Tuesday, a day before their Toronto date. Montrealers, don't miss out!

The Walkmen
Father John Misty
$24.50 at Theatre Corona