Them Crooked Vultures, Metronomy, Junior Boys and the Twilight Sad Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts

Them Crooked Vultures, Metronomy, Junior Boys and the Twilight Sad Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
As is our Thursday tradition, we have dug through the mass of Canadian concert listings to give you Exclaim!'s Can't Miss Concerts, which this week give you your best bets for gigging in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal.

Vancouver

Thursday, October 8
Hamilton, ON's electro-glazed new romantics, Junior Boys, return to Vancity to kick off their first of many Halloween-themed live shows. The plan is to celebrate Halloween every night, so be sure to dress yourself up in a costume. There will even be prizes!

Junior Boys
Circlesquare
$20 at Venue

Friday, October 9
Secret Machines/On!Air!Library! offshoot School of Seven Bells embark on their own headlining tour, bringing along the Depreciation Guild for what's guaranteed to be one hazy evening.

School of Seven Bells
The Depreciation Guild
War Paint
$15 at Biltmore Cabaret

Saturday, October 10
After stops in Toronto and Montreal, shit-hot electro pop "Sleepyheads" Passion Pit are finally hitting the West coast. Just wait, their Manners is going to be a big contender when those year-end lists start rolling in.

Passion Pit
Little Sister and the Time Machine
E603
$18 at Venue

Tuesday, October 13
Synth-minded UK outfit and Exclaim! faves Metronomy return for another Glory Days throw-down. Who wants to bet there will be a whole swarm of dancing bodies and some chest-affixed push lights?

Metronomy
Fool's Gold
$20 at Red Room

Toronto

Thursday, October 8
Celebrating their recently released Fortresses, Vancouver expats Octoberman melancholicly rock their new home base of Toronto. Maybe dudes will blog about it for us.

Octoberman
Eamon McGrath
Betty Burke
Gardens
$TBA at Dakota Tavern

Friday, October 9
As Them Crooked Vultures' only Canadian show, this is your only shot to see this much-hyped super-trio. If you miss out, well, you're really going to miss out.

Them Crooked Vultures
$46 at Sound Academy

Saturday, October 10
We were super pumped about the Twilight Sad's recently released Forget the Night Ahead, so we're obviously pumped about this show to. As an added bonus, fellow Brits BrakesBrakesBrakes and We Were Promised Jetpacks are on the bill, making this a pretty sweet triple bill.

The Twilight Sad
BrakesBrakesBrakes
We Were Promised Jetpacks
$12 at El Mocambo

Montreal

Thursday, October 8
Out supporting her new Through the Devil Softly, former Mazzy Star front-woman Hope Sandoval comes to town with her Warm Inventions. It will be soft. It will be sweet. It will make grown men break down and cry.

Hope Sandoval and the Warm Inventions
$25 at Le National (1220 rue Ste-Catherine E)

Friday, October 9
Before setting down in Toronto, this killer triple bill of the Twilight Sad, BrakesBrakesBrakes and We Were Promised Jetpacks gets their live thing going in Montreal. It will be, like, epic.

The Twilight Sad
BrakesBrakesBrakes
We Were Promised Jetpacks
$12 at La Sala Rossa

Saturday, October 10
Californian experimental/psychedelic/stoner/doom metal duo Om set down for a show that's guaranteed to melt a mind or three.

Om
Lichens
$15 at La Sala Rossa