Rodriguez, Flying Lotus, METZ and Regina Spektor Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts

Rodriguez, Flying Lotus, METZ and Regina Spektor Lead This Week's Can't Miss Concerts
Fall is a busy new release season, and that means more artists are setting out on tour to support these new albums before the holiday season hits. Here are some great concerts to check out this week in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto and Montreal.


Thursday, October 11
Vancouver will be graced with the presence of psych-folk cult legend Rodriguez. This year saw the popularity of the Detroit musician skyrocket thanks to the new documentary Searching for Sugar Man, which offered up a captivating analysis of the songwriter and addressed some pretty wild death rumours. Well, obviously Rodriguez is alive and kicking, and he's playing Venue on Thursday.

Louise Burns
$17 (sold out) at Venue Nightclub

Friday, October 12
In support of his latest album, Tempest, the legendary Bob Dylan will make a stop at the Rogers Arena on Friday. The folk icon may be 7, but after 50 years of releasing music, he's out to there to prove he's still got it. He will be joined by Mark Knopfler.

Bob Dylan & His Band
Mark Knopfler
$39.50 at Rogers Arena

Saturday, October 13
Brooklyn indie folk band Woods are playing the Media Club Saturday in support of their latest album Bend Beyond. The album was recorded on a whim, in order to create a live sound dynamic, and they also recently added Aaron Neveau on drums to the live band. Don't miss hearing these new tracks in a concert setting.

Night Beats
$15 at Media Club


Thursday, October 11
New Jersey punk rockers the Bouncing Souls bounce their way to Republik on Thursday. They will be supporting their ninth album, Comets, released earlier this year. The Bouncing Souls are joined by Dave Hause (of the Loved Ones) and Luther. For punk fans, this is a can't miss.

The Bouncing Souls
Dave Hause
$22.50 to $40 at Republik

Saturday, October 13
Saturday's HiFi Club lineup will get you dancing as DC's Tittsworth will be headlining the show. Joining the bill is electronic weirdos Born Gold, who have set their sights on the new album Little Sleepwalker. The night will definitely be a party.

Born Gold
$12 at HiFi Club


Thursday, October 11
Earlier this year, Regina Spektor released What We Saw From the Cheap Seats. On Thursday, you'll be able see the songstress perform this record from some moderately priced seats at the Sony Centre.

Regina Spektor
$29.50 to $49.50 at Sony Centre

Friday, October 12
This week, METZ saw the release of their self-titled debut album. They will be celebrating the release at the Horseshoe Tavern on Friday. Joining them on the bill are Roomrunner and Ell V Gore, so this night is definitely going to get loud.

Ell V Gore
$12 advance, $15 doors at Horseshoe Tavern

Saturday, October 13
This month, Flying Lotus took over the cover of Exclaim! He also released Until the Quiet Comes, an electronic album that is both beautiful and spiritual. Toronto will be in for a treat Saturday at the Danforth Music Hall, where Flying Lotus will be joined by Teebs and Jeremiah Jae.

Flying Lotus
Jeremiah Jae
$23.50 at Danforth Music Hall


Friday, October 12
For those who live in Montreal, Flying Lotus will drop by Friday, just before his show in Toronto. Catch the electronic star at the Societe Des Arts Technologiques with guests Teebs and Jeremiah Jae.

Flying Lotus
Jeremiah Jae
$20 advance, $25 door at Societe Des Arts Technologiques

Saturday, October 13
Sub Pop's King Tuff will be playing Il Motore on Saturday. The former Feather's band member released his second solo album earlier this year. Joining them on the bill is the Intelligence who's Everybody's Got It Easy But Me saw light in May. For a night of skewed pop punk anthems, look no further.

King Tuff
The Intelligence
$12 advance, $15 doors at Il Motore

Sunday, October 14
Beach House's Bloom was a beautiful soundtrack to lazy summer days. The Baltimore dream pop darlings find themselves in Club Soda on Saturday where they will make the audience forget that colder weather is approaching.

Beach House
Poor Moon
$25 advance, $28 doors at Club Soda