A Tribe Called Red, Daughter and the Weeknd Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
Published Nov 24, 2016If you're craving live music, the sweet sounds of this week's Can't Miss Concerts, from November 24 to 30, is sure to satisfy your hunger. With a wide range of Canadian talent — from hitmaker the Weeknd to head-banging rockers PUP and dance floor maestros A Tribe Called Red — sprinkled across the country, music fans are in for a real treat, but if that isn't enough, our complete Concert Listings is the icing on the cake; there's even more upcoming concert sweetness there for you to peruse.
A Tribe Called Red
Bear Witness, DJ NDN and 2oolman of A Tribe Called Red are in the midst of a tour in support of their game-changing album We Are the Halluci Nation. After one stop in British Columbia, the electronic trio will head to Alberta for shows in Calgary and Edmonton this week.
11/24/2016 Nelson, BC – Bloom Nightclub
11/25/2016 Calgary, AB – Flames Central
11/26/2016 Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
British indie rock band Daughter expanded their musical palette this year with Not to Disappear, and they're set to perform the album for their fans in Vancouver when they play the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on November 25.
11/25/2016 Vancouver, BC – Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Before he receives the Glenn Gould Prize at a special concert in Ottawa on November 26, world-renowned composer Philip Glass will be in Montreal on November 24 with cellist Matt Haimovitz and organist Paul Jacobs for a concert featuring the music of George Gershwin and Samuel Barber.
11/24/2016 Montreal, QC – Maison Symphonique de Montreal
11/26/2016 Ottawa, ON – National Arts Centre (Southam Hall)
Since releasing their sophomore album, Touch, earlier this year, Toronto rockers July Talk have kept busy, releasing videos and remixes for some of their most beloved tracks from the album. They'll make their way through British Columbia and Alberta this week.
11/25/2016 Vancouver, BC – Commodore Ballroom
11/26/2016 Victoria, BC – Sugar Nightclub
11/29/2016 Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
11/30/2016 Banff, AB – Wild Bill's Legendary Saloon
Canadian punk-rockers PUP returned with their sophomore record The Dream Is Over this year, and if you haven't heard the heavier, faster and louder follow-up to their debut album, don't miss them this week when they hit Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon and Winnipeg.
11/24/2016 Calgary, AB – Commonwealth Bar and Stage
11/25/2016 Edmonton, AB – The Starlite
11/26/2016 Saskatoon, SK – Amigos Cantina
11/27/2016 Winnipeg, MB – The Good Will
This month has seen Tanya Tagaq announce her collaboration with Buffy Sainte-Marie and release a video for "Retribution," on top of making an appearance on the cover of our November issue. She's in Ontario this week for shows in Toronto on November 25 and Ottawa the following evening.
11/25/2016 Toronto, ON – Trinity St. Paul's Church
11/26/2016 Ottawa, ON – National Arts Centre
Twin sisters Romy and Sari Lightman have just released their album, Do Easy, combining folk with experimental sounds. They're set to bring the new record to audiences in Quebec this week, with stops in Gatineau and Montreal.
11/24/2016 Gatineau, QC – Le Temporaire
11/25/2016 Montreal, QC – Vitrola
The Weeknd is set to headline iHeartRadio Canada's massive holiday concert, Jingle Ball, this Friday (November 25). Joining him to celebrate the streaming service's arrival in Canada are the Chainsmokers, Alessia Cara, Hedley, Serena Ryder, Belly, Kent Jones and Kardinal Offishall, so this is one not to be missed.
11/25/2016 Toronto, ON – Air Canada Centre
After wrapping up a string of Canadian dates back in March and embarking on a European tour, Wintersleep are back in Canada for 18 shows. This week, they'll make their way from Alberta to Ontario, playing songs from their sixth full-length release, The Great Detachment.
11/24/2016 Edmonton, AB – Union Hall
11/25/2016 Regina, SK – The Exchange
11/26/2016 Winnipeg, MB – The Garrick
11/27/2016 Thunder Bay, ON – Crocks
11/30/20116 Toronto, ON – Danforth Music Hall
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