Drake, Hayden and Lindi Ortega Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
Published Nov 28, 2013Our neighbours to the south are celebrating Thanksgiving today, but with so many great shows taking place in Canada this week, we've also got plenty to be thankful for. Check out which shows are headed your way for the week of November 28 to December 3 in the latest edition of our Can't Miss Concerts series. Have a look below and be sure to check back every Thursday for more great concert listings.
First up, honorary member of Ontario's 'Polonia' community Basia Bulat has embarked on a Canadian tour in support of her latest LP, Tall Tall Shadow. Catch Basia as she heads out west this week.
11/29 Calgary, AB - Festival Hall
11/30 Edmonton, AB - Avenue Theatre
12/04 Victoria, BC - Sugar Nightclub
Cass McCombs continued to demonstrate his unending musical ambition this year with the release of his excellent double album Big Wheel and Others. McCombs is headed north of border in support of the album with a pair of shows in Montreal and Toronto.
12/03 Montreal, QC - Il Motore
12/04 Toronto, ON - The Great Hall
Since reconciling issues with Future and rescheduling a few dates, Drake's "Would You Like a Tour" has been operating smoothly. Don't miss Drizzy as he makes his final Canadian tour stops before heading back Stateside.
11/30 Calgary, AB - Scotiabank Saddledome
12/01 Edmonton, AB - Rexall Place
Canadian songwriter Hayden has admitted that the spread of a bizarre internet rumour that he had died influenced his decision to sign with Arts & Crafts earlier this year. It was apparently a good decision, as his album Us Alone was longlisted for the 2013 Polaris Music Prize back in June. Catch Hayden live as he plays a pair of shows in Peterborough and Toronto.
11/28 Peterborough, ON - Market Hall
11/30 Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall
High On Fire
California stoner metal outfit High On Fire have already released a double live album this year, but their touring schedule is far from over. The band are headed westward with shows in Manitoba and Alberta this week.
12/02 Winnipeg, MB - West End Cultural Centre
12/04 Edmonton, AB - The Starlite Room
Though Canadian songstress Lindi Ortega has relocated to Nashville, she hasn't forgotten where she comes from. The singer, who has been described as the offspring of Johnny Cash and Nancy Sinatra, is set to play a pair of consecutive shows in our nation's capital.
11/28 Ottawa, ON - National Arts Centre
11/29 Ottawa, ON - National Arts Centre
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