Passion Pit, Toro y Moi, Elephant Stone and the Ruby Suns Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts

Passion Pit, Toro y Moi, Elephant Stone and the Ruby Suns Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
You could sit at home with your earbuds plugged in, twiddling your thumbs all night, or you could attend one of the many fist-pumping, jaw-dropping shows headed your way. Experiences are more valuable, right?


Thursday, February 14
Brooklyn-based hand-made instrument strummers Buke & Gase will be warming up the Media Club in Vancouver to promote their most recent album General Dome.

Buke & Gase
$12 at Media Club

Saturday, February 16
Indie-pop group the Ruby Suns have hit North America for some shows in support of their recently released album, Christopher. You won't want want to miss the band's psychedelic performance.

The Ruby Suns
Fine Times
$16.50 at the Biltmore Cabaret


Friday, February 15

Progressive metal act Enslaved are playing an intimate show at Dickens Pub in support of their recent studio album, RIITIIR, with opening slots from young guns Pallbearer and Ancient VVisdom. It's a stacked triple-bill for the loud-lover in you.

Ancient VVisdom
$25 at Dickens Pub


Thursday, February 14 - Sunday, February 17
Who said festival season was over? This weekend, a host of Canada's best up-and-coming and established artists will take to Toronto as part of the consistently-excellent Wavelength Festival. Passes for all four shows are $39. Individual shows are priced below.

Lullabye Arkestra
Ell V Gore
Fresh Snow
This Mess
$10 advance, $13 doors at the Shop under Parts & Labour on Thursday, February 14

Cadence Weapon
Blue Hawaii
Blonde Elvis
$15 advance, $18 doors at Black Box Theatre (the Great Hall downstairs) on Friday, February 15

Do Make Say Think
Evening Hymns
Sarah Neufeld
Doom Squad
$15 advance, $18 doors at the Great Hall on Saturday, February 16

Cookie Duster
The Magic
Henri Faberge & The Adorables
Cell Memory & Castle If
Legato Vipers
$10 advance, $13 doors at the Garrison on Sunday, February 17

Saturday, February 16
Synth-driven indie rockers Passion Pit have sold out the Kool Haus, but don't make that the reason you don't see this show. Try to muster up some tickets — we hear he's a blast.
Passion Pit
Matt & Kim
Sold out at Kool Haus

Sunday, February 17
Avant-chillwave producer Toro y Moi will be whipping up a funky storm at Lee's Palace to promote his new album, Anything in Return, with supporting acts from Wild Belle and Dogbite.

Toro y Moi
Wild Belle
$20 advance, $25 doors at Lee's Palace


Friday, February 15
Luckily for Montreal fans, this Passion Pit isn't sold out... yet. Check them out as they rock the stage at Metropolis.

Passion Pit
Matt & Kim
$32 advance, $37 doors at Metropolis

Friday, February 15
Psych-pop band Elephant Stone are playing a hometown show for their fans to promote the release of their new self-titled album.

Elephant Stone
$10 at Divan Orange

Saturday, February 16
A day before his Toronto show, Toro y Moi will be warming up to his fans in Montreal at Club Soda. Get your groove on.

Toro y Moi
$18 advance, $20 doors at Club Soda