Simian Mobile Disco, Röyksopp, Mark Kozelek and the Elephant 6 Collective Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts

Simian Mobile Disco, Röyksopp, Mark Kozelek and the Elephant 6 Collective Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
It's that time of the week again and Exclaim! has rounded up another can't-miss list of concerts. Forget about your essays and exams, call in sick for work and get ready for another music-filled weekend in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal.

Vancouver

Friday, March 18
If you're a fan of live music and video art then Friday night will be a very exciting night for you. Drop Out Video Arts, in association with BYOB (Bring Your Own Beamer), has organized Drop In/Drop Out, a video art exhibition featuring installations by local artists and live musical performances by local bands. Musical acts include Channels 3x4, Animal Bodies, Magneticring, Holzkoft and Crystal Dorval.

Channels 3x4
Animal Bodies
Magneticring
Holzkoft
Crystal Dorval
$5 before 11 p.m., $7 after at W2 Storyeum

Saturday, March 19
The minimalist L.A. psych-rockers Warpaint will be bringing their ethereal riffs to Vancouver as part of their North America tour. This show will be the first time these ladies have been to Canada since their debut album The Fool. Joining them on tour are PVT (formerly known as Pivot) and the Family Band.

Warpaint
PVT
Family Band
$14 at the Biltmore Cabaret

Calgary

Saturday, March 19
Electric Six will be bringing their unique blend of disco rock to the Gateway this Saturday. Providing support are Birthday Boys and Stars of the Boulevard, so put on those dancing shoes because this show will have you grooving all night long.

Electric Six
Birthday Boys
Stars of the Boulevard
$18 at the Gateway

Toronto

Friday, March 18
Indie music fans are in for an epic night because the Elephant 6 Collective are bringing their Holiday Surprise Tour to the Horseshoe Tavern. To refresh your memory, the Elephant 6 Collective includes members from the likes of Neutral Milk Hotel, Of Montreal, the Olivia Tremor Control, Elf Power and many more. The Holiday Surprise Tour will feature this collective of legendary musicians playing a diversity of songs from their history of releases, as well as new collective compositions.

The Elephant 6 Collective
$13.50 advance, $15 door at Horseshoe Tavern

Tuesday, March 22
The sombre and melancholic Mark Kozelek will be performing at Lee's Palace this Tuesday. Fans of his acoustic folk melodies won't want to miss out on this intimate, tranquil and rare experience.

Mark Kozelek
$17.50 advance, $20 door at Lee's Palace

Montreal

Friday, March 18
Electro-gaze act Salem will be making their way to Montreal this Saturday as part of their North American tour. Come out and enjoy their unique blend of visceral and ambient electro swells and tones, which will turn your night into an ethereal dream world. Support is provided by Prince Club and Silk Flowers.

Salem
Prince Club
Silk Flowers
$12 advance, $15 door at Le Gymnase

Saturday, March 19
Norwegian electro-dance masterminds Röyksopp are bringing their phenomenal dance party to Club Soda this Sunday. Get your friends together for this one because it will be an epic dance party that will leave you sleeping in late on Sunday. Support is provided by recent Eno collaborator Jon Hopkins.

Röyksopp
Jon Hopkins
$32.50 advance, $35 door at Club Soda