Greys, Slum Village and Esmerine Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts

Greys, Slum Village and Esmerine Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
Photo: Shane Parent
Whether you're in the mood for some heavy metal mayhem or some singer/songwriter fare this autumn season, the latest edition of Can't Miss Concerts has you covered, lining up must-see shows across the country from November 12 to 18. Take a look at this week's picks below before heading to our complete Concert Listings for even more.
Chic Gamine
Winnipeg and Montreal-based outfit Chic Gamine feel their latest effort, Light a Match, is more daring than anything they've put forth previously while also being "truer to the vision they originally had for themselves." The month of November will see them bring their latest creation to the western provinces of Canada, taking only one night off on a trek through Saskatoon, Lloydminster, Edmonton, Jasper, Calgary and Red Deer.
11/12/2015 Saskatoon, SK – The Bassment
11/13/2015 Lloydminster, SK – The Root Community Auditorium
11/14/2015 Edmonton, AB – Studio96
11/15/2015 Jasper, AB – Olive Bistro
11/17/2015 Calgary, AB – The Gateway
11/18/2015 Red Deer, AB – Fratters Speakeasy
Montreal-based chamber rock ensemble Esmerine released their latest record, Lost Voices, just this past October. They have since kicked off their "Quebtario" tour, which will see them jump between provinces for intimate performances in Montreal, Toronto and Wakefield this week.
11/12/2015 Montreal, QC – La Sala Rossa
11/13/2015 Toronto, ON – Monarch Tavern
11/15/2015 Wakefield, QC – Black Sheep Inn
Evening Hymns
Jonas Bonnetta and company are set to take their latest effort as Evening Hymns out on the road. After an intimate evening at the Black Sheep Inn in Wakefield, the group will bring Quiet Energies to Peterborough and Kingston on back-to-back nights with award-winning songwriter Kalle Mattson.
11/12/2015 Wakefield, QC – Black Sheep Inn
11/13/2015 Peterborough, ON – Gordon Best Theatre
11/14/2015 Kingston, ON – The Grad Club
Ty Segall's Fuzz will show off their sophomore record for only two dates in Canada this month, the first of which will take place in Montreal at the Fairmount Theatre. The trio can then be seen in Toronto the following evening in the raucous confines of the Hoxton.
11/17/2015 Montreal, QC – Fairmount Theatre
11/18/2015 Toronto, ON – The Hoxton
Self-proclaimed "NOISY BOIZ" Greys released a three-track seven-inch late last month, which ensures that audiences on their current month-long tour will hear new material. Fans in western Canada can catch them alongside equally loud duo Indian Handcrafts in Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Edmonton and Calgary this week.
11/14/2015 Winnipeg, MB – Windsor Hotel
11/16/2015 Saskatoon, SK – Vangelis Tavern
11/17/2015 Edmonton, AB – Brixx Bar & Grill
11/18/2015 Calgary, AB – Broken City Social Club
Hey Rosetta!
Still rolling along on their North American tour with Yukon Blonde by their side, Hey Rosetta! have much more traveling to do before reaching their native East coast. After a show in Winnipeg, the band will play the first two of four Ontario dates, taking stages in London and Kitchener.
11/12/2015 Winnipeg, MB – Garrick Centre
11/16/2015 London, ON – London Music Hall
11/17/2015 Kitchener, ON – Centre in the Square
In the home stretch of a North American tour alongside Austrian crew Belphegor, Kataklysm are still quite ready "to destroy your souls and cities one by one" with the sounds of their latest LP, Of Ghosts and Gods. After an evening at Toronto's Mod Club, the death metal militia will take a quick trip through Quebec before capping off the tour in Ottawa at Mavericks.
11/12/2015 Toronto, ON – The Mod Club
11/13/2015 Montreal, QC – Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre
11/14/2015 Quebec City, QC – Complexe Meduse
11/15/2015 Sherbrooke, QC – Théâtre Granada
11/16/2015 Ottawa, ON – Mavericks
Protest the Hero
Protest the Hero continue to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of Kezia this week, bringing the party to Saskatoon, Winnipeg and Vancouver. Of course, they'll be playing the landmark record front to back, with their original line-up together once again.
11/13/2015 Saskatoon, SK – O'Brians Event Centre
11/14/2015 Winnipeg, MB – Garrick Centre
11/15/2015 Vancouver, BC – Vogue Theatre
Slum Village
Detroit hip-hop trio Slum Village will appear in the western part of the country this week in support of their eighth LP, YES!, with performances across four straight evenings in Vancouver, Nelson, Calgary and Edmonton.
11/13/2015 Vancouver, BC – Astoria Hotel
11/14/2015 Nelson, BC – Hume Hotel
11/15/2015 Calgary, AB – Distortion
11/16/2015 Edmonton, AB – The Starlite Room
Canadian country duo Whitehorse still have a few months of touring left to round out 2015. Before spending December in the United States, their Canadian itinerary features three straight dates in the province of Quebec, appearing in Montreal, Quebec City and Laval.
11/12/2015 Montreal, QC – Fairmount Theatre
11/13/2015 Quebec City, QC – Théâtre Petit Champlain
11/14/2015 Laval, QC – Salle André-Mathieu
Head to Exclaim!'s Concert Listings for many more concerts and events.