No Age, NXNE and Suoni Per il Popolo Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts

No Age, NXNE and Suoni Per il Popolo Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
There's always a healthy dose of everything going on in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal, but this weekend holds some particular treats for music fans of all stripes. And Exclaim! is here to help you guide through it all.


Thursday, June 18
Okay, this one is a bit weird. As always, there's an eclectic array of live music options in Vancouver tonight, but all signs point to this "'80s prom," featuring original cast members from Degrassi Jr. High spinning records, as the place to be. Please practise safe sex everyone.

"In Between Days" '80's Prom Party - With Degrassi Jr. High Stars Spike + Caitlin, Spinning
$10 at The Biltmore Cabaret

Friday, June 19
Alt-blues rockers the Pack A.D. are set to play a scorching hometown set. White Stripes fans looking for a fix should check this show out.

The Pack A.D.
The Canaries
$12 at The Biltmore Cabaret

Saturday, June 20

Yeah, so, you might as well move into the Biltmore on Thursday because they've got three amazing shows in a row and climaxing with the powerful noise of acclaimed duo, No Age, who will be throwing down at the always-insane Glory Days.

No Age
The Goat
$15 at The Biltmore Cabaret


Thursday, June 18
It's NXNE time in Toronto and there's simply too much to see and do this weekend! Why not start things off with a killer free show tonight?

The Black Lips
Spiral Beach
Burning Brides
Melissa Auf der Maur
FREE at Yonge-Dundas Square

Friday, June 19
A reunion few could anticipate, Toronto indie rock institution Change of Heart plays its first show together in over 12 years thanks to NXNE.

Change of Heart
Wristbands/Passes 12:00 a.m. at Horseshoe Tavern

Saturday, June 20
The No Shame + Daps Duo All Ages NXNE BBQ and Day Show Extravaganza! Sounds like a pretty crazy, afternoon bill that gets going around 1:00 p.m. and really does have a little something for everyone.

Pick a Piper
Times Neue Roman
Swirling Shores
Laura Barrett
Ruby Jean and the Thoughtful Bees
$10/NXNE wristband at Rolly's Garage


Thursday, June 18
The Suoni per il Popolo Festival remains Montrealers best bet for music throughout the month of June, and tonight's experimental rock extravaganza promises to be a highlight of the schedule.

The Dead Science
$12 at La Sala Rossa
  Friday, June 19
One of Canada's finest folk singers and songwriters, Angela Desveaux leads the Mighty Ship through a hometown set.

Angela Desvaux & the Mighty Ship Englishman David McLeod
$8 at The Green Room

Saturday, June 20
Just a remarkable double bill here, with two of the most distinctive lead voices in atmospheric folk music.

  Great Lake Swimmers
Timber Timbre
$15 at Théâtre Plaza St-Hubert