It looks like we’re in for a pretty heavy concert month this October, Toronto!
With exciting forthcoming shows from artists like Noah Gundersen, The Paper Kites, Jeremy Dutcher, The Interrupters, and more, music lovers are going to be swamped all month long. There are so many shows to choose from throughout October, so we’ve put together a list of 9 concerts that need to be on your radar this month, which you can check out below.
All shows have been selected by Indie88 staff for this sponsored feature.
October 5 | Danforth Music Hall | Tickets
Head to the Danforth Music Hall on October 5th to catch Ladytron with Lou Rebecca. Synth pop quartet Ladytron is sure to play tracks off of their recently released self-titled record, which features hit tunes like “The Island” and “Until the Fire.” Their bewitching live performance is something you won’t want to miss, as they push the boundaries of electronic pop.
An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash
October 8 | Queen Elizabeth Theatre | Tickets
An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash is headed to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on October 8th, where legendary artist and two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Nash will be bringing elaborate songs and tales of his music career. This Grammy Award-winning performer is sure to create a unique experience as he plays a career-spanning set you won’t want to miss.
October 9 | Opera House | Tickets
Renowned American indie folk singer-songwriter Noah Gundersen is headed to the Opera House on October 9th with Jonny G. This show will see Gundersen performing his unique tunes, ranging from classics like “First Defeat” to new fan favourites like “Lover” and “Lose You.”
The Paper Kites
October 10 | Phoenix Concert Theatre | Tickets
Australian indie folk artists The Paper Kites are back to Toronto on October 10th at the Phoenix Concert Theatre with Tall Heights. After making a move toward a more energetic instrumental line with twelvefour and On the Corner Where You Live, this show will definitely have a balance of sounds if the band reaches back and plays their unique acoustic tracks like “Bloom.”
October 12 | Danforth Music Hall | Tickets
Last year’s Polaris Music Prize winner Jeremy Dutcher is headed to the Danforth Music Hall on October 12th, 2019. You won’t want to miss out on this performer, composer, activist, and musicologist’s live performance, as he transcends boundaries and, as a member of Tobique First Nation in New Brunswick, unites traditional songs of his home with modern influences.
Kero Kero Bonito
October 13 | Phoenix Concert Theatre | Tickets
Make sure to check out Kero Kero Bonito on October 13th with Negative Gemini, as they’ll be playing unbelievable indie pop tracks like “Flamingo” and “Trampoline.” This British band is celebrated for their unique approach to pop music, with indie-rock influences and raucous performances with a 5-piece live band.
October 21 | Queen Elizabeth Theatre| Tickets
Northern Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance is headed to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on October 21st. This year alone, Vance released two albums called To Memphis and From Muscle Shoals, but he’s also sure to be playing hits from other records like “She Burns” and “Guiding Light.”
October 30 | Rebel | Tickets
Head to Rebel on Wednesday, October 30th to catch ska punk band The Interrupters, who are out on their Fight The Good Fight tour with Skinny Lister and Sharp/Shock. With recent hits like “She’s Kerosene” and “Gave You Everything,” this Los Angeles band is exploding fast, so catch them while you can!
October 30 | Longboat Hall | Tickets
You can catch Whitby, Ontario’s Chastity at the Longboat Hall at The Great Hall on October 30th where they’ll be playing tracks off of their recently released album, Home Made Satan. They’ll be sure to play a balance of fan favourites like “Children” and new tunes like “Sun Poisoning,” so make sure to catch Chastity with opener Nicole Dollanganger.