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CMW Daily Best Bets: Thursday, May 9

It’s day four of Canadian Music Week, and oh what a night it will be.

There are so many unbelievable performances tonight that you’re not going to want to miss, so it’s going to be pretty hard to choose which showcases to attend. With shows from The Dandy Warhols, Kongos, Art d’Ecco, Black Mountain, and more, it’s going to be a pretty stacked Thursday evening in the city.

Check out our top picks for tonight’s shows below.
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The Dandy Warhols

Danforth Music Hall | Event Info

Head to the Danforth Music Hall tonight to catch The Dandy Warhols, who will be playing their killer indie rock tracks off of their recent album, Why You So Crazy. Make sure to get there early so you can check out Cosmonauts who will be setting the stage with their expansive alternative tunes.



Mod Club | Event Info

The Mod Club is set to feature a rad lineup for the Paradigm Showcase tonight, including artists like Kongos, The Darcys, The Man Who, Parker Bossley, and Gabrielle Shonk. The Kongos are sure to play some of their rocking hits like “Come with Me Now” and “Take It From Me,” so you won’t want to miss this concert!

Art d’Ecco

The Garrison | Event Info

Check out glam rocker Art d’Ecco at The Garrison tonight alongside Absolutely Free, Living Hour, Sauna, Sorrey, and Blankscreen. Art d’Ecco will be playing tracks off of his 2018 album, Trespasser, which “is an album about what is, what was, and what could’ve been. Sometimes you gotta get dark before you find the light,” he explained.


Black Mountain

Lee’s Palace | Event Info

Head to Lee’s Palace to take a listen to Black Mountain, who just shared a new single called “Licensed To Drive” from their forthcoming album, Destroyer. After performances from Grown Up Avenger Stuff, Did You Die, Brother Elsey, and The Sick Things, Black Mountain will be playing new tunes from the upcoming record in addition to some rowdy classics.

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