Colin Stetson, Ghost B.C., MGMT and Moonface Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
Published May 02, 2013Whether you've been stuck in hibernation these past few months or you've being going a mile a minute, below are a list of shows you're going to want to set aside some time for. Grab a pen and paper, set a reminder, or tell a few friends, because from May 2-8, these are the concerts you won't want to miss.
Saxophone prodigy Colin Stetson will be taking some time off from his work with Bon Iver to promote his latest release, New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light. He'll be heading out with Arcade Fire's Sarah Neufeld, who will be promoting a forthcoming solo album of her own.
5/2 Quebec City, QC - Le Cercle
5/3 Montreal, QC - La Sala Rossa
Masked metal outfit Ghost B.C. have been banging out dates for their North American tour of Infestissumam for the past month, and the pace isn't slowing down at all for this week's string of dates. Don't miss out on your chance to watch Ghost B.C. and the gang of ghouls dole out their signature "feel-good satanic jams."
5/3 Winnipeg, MB - Garrick Centre
5/6 Toronto, ON - The Opera House
5/7 Montreal, QC - Theatre Corona
5/8 Quebec, QC - Theatre Petit Champlain
MGMT have left us all searching for details on their newest and (reportedly) experimental LP. While the new album isn't due until sometime in June, the electro-pop weirdoes have already kicked off their North American tour, during which you're sure to get a taste of what's to come.
5/8 Winnipeg, MB - Burton Cummings Theatre
Prolific Canadian experimenter Spencer Krug, aka Moonface has come a long way from his early marimba jams and collaborations, and now, you have the chance to see just him and his piano on his only Canadian date, in Montreal.
5/6 Montreal, QC - Il Motore
For a few shows sprinkled throughout May and June, Red Bull Tour Bus will be rolling across Canada, delivering Canadian acts to their respective hometowns, and this week, the New Pornographers will start off the new concert series. This concert is a free outdoor event so don't miss it!
5/4 Vancouver, BC - Georgia St. & Cambie St. (Parking Lot)
Cat's Eyes singer Rachel Zeffira's lauded solo album The Deserters hit shelves back in March; to celebrate, she's scheduled just two North American shows. This week, she's in Toronto, playing an intimate show that you won't want to miss out.
5/2 Toronto, ON - The Drake Hotel (Underground)