PUP, Roy Woods and the Dillinger Escape Plan Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts

PUP, Roy Woods and the Dillinger Escape Plan Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
Photo: Lindsay Duncan
If your heart's set on seeing a concert before the holidays, now's your chance — and one of this week's Can't Miss Concerts, from December 15 to 21, is sure to catch your eye. Whether you're crazy about veteran acts like the Dillinger Escape Plan and Aesop Rock or hung up on younger Canadian talent like Roy Woods and Hey Rosetta!, you'll find something to love amongst this week's picks. If not, visit our Concert Listings for even more shows and events to fall for.
 
A Tribe Called Red
 
A Tribe Called Red turned a dance party into an inclusive movement to elicit social change when they performed in Victoria, BC last month. See the Canadian electronic trio for yourself before they wrap up their tour this year with stops in Montreal and Peterborough, ON this week.
 
12/15/2016 Montreal, QC – Corona Theatre
12/16/2016 Peterborough, ON – The Red Dog
 
Aesop Rock
 
Veteran rapper Aesop Rock reached new artistic heights on his latest LP, The Impossible Kid, and now's your chance to hear the dark and personal tracks when he plays Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver this week.
 
12/16/2016 Edmonton, AB – Starlite Room
12/17/2016 Calgary, AB – SAIT's the Gateway
12/19/2016 Vancouver, BC – Venue Nightclub
 
The Dillinger Escape Plan
 
Following the release of their album DissociationExclaim!'s metal/hardcore album of the year, no less — the Dillinger Escape Plan announced they're breaking up, so if you're in Toronto, Quebec City or Montreal this week, this might be your last chance to see them perform. 
 
12/16/2016 Toronto, ON – The Opera House
12/17/2016 Quebec City, QC – Le Cercle
12/18/2016 Montreal, QC – Foufounes Electriques
 
Hey Rosetta!
 
Indie rock ensemble Hey Rosetta! are heading home for the holidays. The Newfoundland natives are in St. John's with Hannah Georgas this week to play three shows at the St. John's Convention Centre, including matinee and evening performances on December 17.
 
12/16/2016 St. John's, NL – St. John's Convention Centre
12/17/2016 St. John's, NL – St. John's Convention Centre
12/17/2016 St. John's, NL – St. John's Convention Centre
 
PUP
 
Punk rockers PUP are ending the year playing their hometown Toronto in support of their second album, The Dream Is Over. Danforth Music Hall plays host to the four-piece tonight (December 15) and tomorrow.
 
12/15/2016 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
12/16/2016 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
 
Roy Woods
 
OVO protégé Roy Woods released his debut album, Waking at Dawn, this summer, and now he's wrapping up his first headlining tour this week with stops in Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto.
 
12/15/2016 Vancouver, BC – Imperial
12/17/2016 Montreal, QC – Newspeak
12/18/2016 Toronto, ON – The Mod Club
 
 
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