Summer is officially over but you don’t need to go to a music festival to see your favourite bands. Fall tour season is upon us and it is absolutely glorious. These are some the shows you need to see below. And be sure to check out our full concert listings here.
WAVVES | September 27th at Opera House
Wavves bring their snotty, self-loathing pop punk vibes for a crowd surfy show at the Opera House.
FFS (Franz Ferdinand & Sparks) | September 30th at Sound Academy
Two legendary acts coming together for one fun show.
WOLF ALICE | October 3rd at Adelaide Hall
Wolf Alice are bringing grunge back at Adelaide Hall. The early forecast calls for crunchy guitars.
CHVRCHES | October 4th & 5th at Danforth Music Hall
The scottish trio lays down the synth at the Danforth for two nights, don’t sleep on this one.
TOBIAS JESSO JR. | October 9th at The Mod Club
He was unable to play WayHome but now it’s time for you to fill your ear holes with some sweet piano ballads.
CATFISH AND THE BOTTLEMEN | October 17th at Phoenix Concert Theatre
These dudes are doing brit pop at its absolute best. You will leave a fan, we guarantee it.
DISCLOSURE | October 17th at Direct Energy Centre
Squeeze into your dance pants and get ready to rage to non-stop jams from the UK DJ duo.
PURITY RING | October 22nd at Sound Academy
With each show these two get better and better. Watch Purity Ring melt your mind at Sound Academy.
THE WEEKND | November 3rd & 5th at ACC
The Weeknd brings his infectious brand of baby-making music for two nights at the ACC.
DEAR ROUGE | November 5th at The Mod Club
Miss them at the Indie88 2nd birthday party? That’s a-okay! Watch Dear Rouge rip through their new record Black to Gold at Mod Club.
BØRNS | November 11th at Phoenix Concert Theatre
Originally booked to be at The Shoe, rumour has it his show was just too big! BØRNS brings all the right feels to The Phoenix on Remembrance Day.
BEIRUT | November 13th & 14th at Danforth Music Hall
Influential indie act Beirut brings their entire catalogue for two memorable nights at the Danforth.
EL VY | November 17th at Opera House
National singer Matt Berninger’s new project EL VY brings their unique sound for an intimate evening at the Opera House.
JAMES BAY | November 18th at Sound Academy
James Bay brings his beautiful voice and big hat to Sound Academy for his biggest headlining Toronto show yet.
HEY ROSETTA! w/ YUKON BLONDE | November 20th at Massey Hall
It’s not every day you get a double bill this good. Go see some of Canada’s finest acts in one of Toronto’s most beautiful venues.
Viet Cong | December 4th & 5th at Lee’s Palace
Get ready for bass that is going to make you feel like you’re having a heart attack… in a good way.
BORN RUFFIANS | December 10, 11, 12 at Silver Dollar, Lee’s Palace, Opera House
Celebrate the release of their brand new record RUFF with any of the three shows above.
THE ARCS | December 10th at Massey Hall
Dan Auerbach’s new project hit Massey Hall for a night of psychedelic fun.
ALVVAYS | December 11th & 12th at Danforth Music Hall
Toronto indie pop darlings Alvvays bring their jangle pop ballads to the Danforth for two nights in a row.
HALF MOON RUN | December 17th at Mod Club
This could be the smallest venue these guys play in a very long time. If you get in, consider yourself lucky.