Majical Cloudz, Alessia Cara and Blue Rodeo Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
Published Jan 14, 2016The holidays have come to an end and although everyone is back on the grind, we have some shows you should definitely try and make it out to. With new artists on the list as well as veterans of the Canadian stage, this week's picks, from January 14 to 20, feature something for every kind of music fan. Be sure to check out our complete Concert Listings for even more.
Last year was huge for Alessia Cara, from the release of her debut album Know-It-All to hitting the stage with Taylor Swift. The Def Jam artist has caused enough hype for her upcoming shows to schedule a second night right by her hometown, Brampton. She'll be hitting Montreal before she makes her way to Toronto for back-to-back shows.
01/15/2016 Montreal, QC - Virgin Mobile Corona Theatre
01/16/2016 Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall
01/17/2016 Toronto, ON - Danforth Music Hall
Multi-instrumentalist Alex Cuba is no stranger to touring across Canada. The creative direction his band has taken the past several years has been more than well received, as they've gained numerous accolades and awards. Cuba will be sharing the smooth melodies of his latest album Healer in Alberta on January 16 and 20.
01/16/2016 Grande Prairie, AB - Grande Prairie Live Theatre
01/20/2016 Lethbridge, AB - Geomatic Attic
To support their latest album, Live at Massey Hall, featuring recordings from their In Our Nature tour, seasoned country rock band Blue Rodeo have hit the road. With 24 shows booked on this Canadian tour, there will be more than enough chances for those in Western Canada to catch them perform this January.
01/14/2016 Regina, SK - Conexus Arts Centre Theatre
01/15/2016 Winnipeg, MB - MTS Centre
01/16/2016 Saskatoon, SK - TCU Place
01/18/2016 Calgary, AB - Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
01/19/2016 Calgary, AB - Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
01/20/2016 Edmonton, AB - Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
Pick up a vinyl copy of Blue Rodeo's classic album Five Days in July via MusicVaultz.
Fred Penner is an entertainer in every sense, and he's made a name for himself in the world of children's entertainers. Showing no signs of stopping, Penner will continue to excite families across Canada this week, playing a handful of shows in Alberta from the 14 to 17.
01/14/2016 Medicine Hat, AB - Esplanade Arts Centre
01/15/2016 Edmonton, AB - The Buckingham
01/16/2016 Spruce Grove, AB - Horizon Stage
02/17/2016 Leduc, AB - Maclab Centre for the Performing Arts
Following the critical success of their debut album, electronic art pop group Majical Cloudz released their latest LP, titled Are You Alone? After touring with big name Lorde in 2014, they're applying what they learned from touring arenas to their current headlining tour, which hits Toronto this week.
01/15/2016 Toronto, ON - The Garrison
Still hot off the excitement of his recently released collaboration with electro-soul artist Chet Faker for the EP Work, the London, UK-based DJ Marcus Marr is coming to Montreal and Toronto this week.
01/15/2016 Montreal, QC - Newspeak
01/16/2016 Toronto, ON - Studio Bar
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