Motörhead, Sebadoh, Underoath and Tim Hecker Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts

Motörhead, Sebadoh, Underoath and Tim Hecker Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
The weekend is almost here, which means it's time to check out Exclaim!'s Can't Miss Concerts to see how you want to spend your few days of freedom. Have a look at our weekly guide to your best bets for shows in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal and Calgary.


Thursday, February 10 / Friday, February 11
Montreal electro-funk duo Chromeo are bringing their party to Vancouver for a two-night danceathon. With a stellar lineup of MNDR and the Suzan, it's no surprise that Thursday night is sold out. But no worries, tickets for Friday are still available. Friday's show is now sold out as well.

The Suzan
$35.50 at Commodore Ballroom

Friday, February 11
1990s indie rock heroes Sebadoh are hitting the road in support of their Bakesale reissue. And if that wasn't enough to get you drowning in nostalgia, Quasi are on the bill as well. Break out that old long-sleeve/short-sleeve combo, yo!

$20 at Rickshaw Theatre

Saturday, February 12
Vancouver, BC punk rockers White Lung are rocking what's sure to be one of the noisiest shows in Canada this weekend. This stacked lineup includes Nü Sensae, Needles//Pins, AHNA, Juvenile Hall and Nun Un, making for a show that will definitely keep your ears ringing for days.

White Lung
Nü Sensae
Juvenile Hall
Nun Un
$6 at Secret Space


Thursday, February 10
Rock'n'roll legend Lemmy Kilmister is bringing the notoriously unforgiving Motörhead to Calgary. Support will be provided by Maryland stoner rockers Clutch, as well as Valient Thorr. Get ready to throw those horns.

Violent Thorr
$44.50 at Flames Central

Sunday, February 13
Mellow out on your Sunday night with the soul-calming, feel-good folk melodies of the Deep Dark Woods. This is the band's last Canadian show before they head off to the famous Memphis Folk Alliance festival. Support will be provided by Wool on Wolves.

Deep Dark Woods
Wool on Wolves
$15 at Dickens Pub

Monday, February 14
Get out your styrofoam weaponry and put on your animal skin apparel because Finntroll and Ensiferum are bringing their Finnish folk metal to Calgary this Monday. You might as well call in sick Tuesday morning because this night is going to be filled with beer, moshing an overall folk-tastic good time.

Barren Earth
Rotten Sound
$27.50 at Republik Nightclub


Friday, February 11
Get out the hair spray and poof up because Diemonds and Cauldron are ready to rock Sneaky Dee's back into the '80s. This will be a stellar night filled with Diemonds' blend of classic glam and hard rock and Cauldron's old-school thrash shredding.

Tiger Star
Flying Fortress
$TBA at Sneaky Dee's

Saturday, February 12
Brazilian electro-remixers the Twelves are making their way to Toronto this Saturday. Polish off your dancing shoes because you'll definitely need them to dance the night away to the Twelves' movement-inducing remixes.

The Twelves
$20 at Wrongbar

Sunday, February 13
Underoath have brought a stacked lineup in support of their latest album, Ø (Disambiguation). The tour features legendary screamo icons Thursday, the tech metal of Animals As Leaders and post-hardcore act A Skylit Drive. What more could you want?

Animals As Leaders
A Skylit Drive
$23 advance, $25 door at Phoenix


Thursday, February 10
Bass saxophone virtuoso Colin Stetson, known for playing as a touring member for the Arcade Fire and Bell Orchestre, is showing off his solo talent to Montreal tonight. With drone hero Tim Hecker also on the bill, this one is guaranteed to get way heady.

Colin Stetson
Tim Hecker
$12 advance, $14 door at La Sala Rossa

Thursday, February 10 and Friday, February 11
Tanya Tagaq has been called the "Jimmy Hendrix" of Inuit throat singers, and you won't want to miss her sure-to-be emotional musical performance, which continues the legacy of the traditional aboriginal art form.

Tanya Tagaq
$TBA at La Chapelle