Published Apr 11, 2013As the weather warms up, there's an influx of concert dates to mark down, but we wanted to make it easy for you. Below, find a list of Canadian shows you won't want to miss from April 11-17.
English crust veterans Doom will hit Canada for the first time this week, with dates in Toronto and Montreal. Given it's the first, and possibly, last, time they'll be here, we'd advise fans to grab a ticket.
4/11 Toronto, ON - Hard Luck Bar
4/13 Montreal, QC - Katacombes
The Highest Order
It's been less than a month since One Hundred Dollars offshoot the Highest Order released their If It's Real debut, and now you have a chance to see how they blend acoustic-based country with psych-rock live.
4/11 Montreal, QC - Casa del Popolo
4/12 Halifax, NS - Gus Pub & Grill
4/13 Riverport, NS - Old Confidence Lodge
Keeping the same pace as last week, K-os is back at it on the west coast this week touring his ambitious double-album, BLack on BLonde, with Rich Aucoin.
4/11 Saskatoon, SK - Odeon Events Centre
4/12 Edmonton, AB - Avenue Theatre
4/13 Calgary, AB - Republik
4/15 Nelson, BC - Spirit Bar
4/17 Victoris, BC - Sugar Nightclub
Leonard Cohen kicked off a hefty tour schedule in March, spending most of his time in the US, but this week he's back with a string of Canadian stops in the Maritimes.
4/13 Halifax, NS - Halifax Metro Centre
4/15 St. John, NB - Harbour Station
4/17 Moncton, NB - Moncton Coliseum
New York indie-rocker Marnie Stern is celebrating the release of her fourth album, The Chronicles of Marnia, and this week you have the chance to see her when she makes two Canadian stops on an almost entirely American tour schedule.
4/15 Montreal, QC - Casa del Popolo
4/16 Toronto, ON - Parts & Labour (The Shop)
Half-Canadian soul-pop duo Rhye will be making a hometown stop (at least for one half of the duo) this week, showing off their snap grooves and the all-around sensuousness of debut LP, Woman.
4/13 Toronto, ON - The Great Hall
It's only been a few weeks since Shotgun Jimmie released his latest effort Everything, Everything, and since then, he's been slowly making his way across Canada. This week, New Brunswick gets a chance to hear his fun and charming new tracks.
4/11 Fredericton, NB - Capital Complex
4/12 Sackville, NB - The Legion
Montreal's Suuns are busy touring their excellent sophomore release, Images du Futur. The new album shows off the same retro-futuristic vibe of their debut, but picks up on a darker, more bass-heavy sound that you won't want to miss live in Ottawa this week.
4/13 Ottawa, ON - Ritual