Pink Mountaintops, Tokyo Police Club, Corb Lund, MellowHype and Monster Truck Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts

Pink Mountaintops, Tokyo Police Club, Corb Lund, MellowHype and Monster Truck Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
The holiday season is in full swing, but there are still some tours happening across Canada. Here at Exclaim!, we have your guide for some amazing shows to check out this week in Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal.


Thursday, December 13
Put on your cowboy hat and boots, and join Alberta country hero Corb Lund for some "Cabin Fever" on Thursday at the Commodore Ballroom, where he's sure to be performing tracks from the latest record.

Corb Lund
The Turnpike Troubadours
$28.50 at Commodore Ballroom

Friday, December 14
Odd Future's Hodgy Beats and Left Brain have come together under the moniker MellowHype and recently released their album, Numbers. The duo and Trash Talk take their craziness to the Rickshaw Theatre on Friday.

Trash Talk
White Lung
Joyce Collingwood
$15 at Rickshaw Theatre

Saturday, December 15
There's still no firm word on a Pink Mountaintops' follow-up album to 2009's Outside Love, but they will be at the Waldorf Hotel on Saturday. Perhaps they will unveil some new songs then if we're lucky.

Pink Mountaintops
Sex Church
Ford Pier Vengeance Trio
$12 at the Waldorf Hotel


Thursday, December 13
Slim Twig and U.S. Girls both celebrate new albums in a co-headlining double album release night. Slim Twig's A Hound at the Hem has the help of Owen Pallett; here's hoping the string master will make an appearance.

Slim Twig
U.S. Girls
Young Mother
DJ Chrissy
$8 at the Silver Dollar Room

Friday, December 14 and Saturday, December 15
Monster Truck play two sold-out shows on Friday and Saturday at Lee's Palace. Joining them are a slew of other artists who will ensure those lucky enough to attend will have all the rocking and rolling they can handle.

Monster Truck
The Dirty Nil
Indian Handcrafts
$22.50 at Lee's Palace

Monster Truck
Teenage Kicks
$22.50 at Lee's Palace

Saturday, December 15
Pop rockers Tokyo Police Club and Hollerado celebrate the holiday season at the Sound Academy as part of the Edgefest Jingle Bell Concert Series. A dollar from very ticket sold will be donated to the Daily Bread Food Bank in Toronto.

Tokyo Police Club
$22.50 at Sound Academy


Saturday, December 15
Garage rocker Mark Sultan is doing a solo set at the Casa del Popolo on Saturday, where he'll surely be repping his 2012 release, The War on Rock 'n' Roll, as well as his deep back catalogue.

Mark Sultan
Lunar Exile
$12 at Casa del Popolo

Sunday, December 16
The Flatliners celebrate "10 Years at Sea" at Les Foufounes Electriques on Sunday with Polar Bear Club and the Menzingers. Get ready to get rowdy.

The Flatliners
Polar Bear Club
The Mezingers
Dig It Up
$23.10 at Les Foufounes Electriques