10 Toronto Shows That Need to be on Your Radar This Month

Clear your calendar for these Collective Concert shows!

With Valentine’s Day coming around the corner, we have just the tip for you on how to fall in love: go see some concerts! You’re bound to have your heart pumping for these talented artists at any one of these shows. If you do already have that special someone to go with, why not surprise them with tickets? Or just treat yourself, because you deserve it!

Whether you’re trying to get rid of the winter blahs, go on a cute date, or have a fun night with friends – these concerts fit every possible occasion. What are you waiting for?! Check these bands coming in February that make you totally heart-eyed.

All shows were handpicked by Indie88 staff on this sponsored feature
 

ROSTAM

February 6th | The Opera House | Tickets

Rostam is promoting his newest album Half-Light at this upcoming show! You may recognize the singer from his previous musical endeavour in the group Vampire Weekend. He left the band last year to pursue his own journey as a solo artist, so go check out what he’s up to with support from Joy Again.
 

Enter Shikari

February 6th | Lee’s Palace | Tickets

Try something a little different this month and catch British post-hardcore band Enter Shikari at Lee’s Palace. Take a couple minutes to familiarize yourself with the group, and check out title track from their 2017 record The Spark.
 

Magic Giant

February 13th | Mod Club | Tickets

Soak up a bit of sunshine from Los Angeles indie troupe Magic Giant. Sing your troubles away at The Mod Club with songs from their bright and poppy new album In the Wind.
 

SUN K

February 8th | The Horseshoe Tavern | Tickets

This T.O band is one you need to see! This group of besties have been playing together since 2013 and has embraced the edginess of the early New York underground scene combined with west coast folk rock. See them along with Texas King and Band of Rascals!
 

BØRNS

February 9th | Rebel | Tickets

BØRNS 2015 debut album, Dopamine, was a hit with the Associated Press calling it “some of the most heartfelt electronic-based music in recent memory,” and Spin noting that BØRNS “writes brilliant pop songs that worm their way into your heart in an instant.” Let BØRNS, Mikky Ekko, and Charlotte Cardin fill your heart this month!

 

FRIGHTNED RABBIT

February 18-19th | Mod Club Theatre | Currently Sold Out

Frightened Rabbit is celebrating their 10th Anniversary Tour ‘The Midnight Organ Fight’ at The Mod Club Theatre! Wintersleep is their opening act for both shows.

 

PORCHES

February 19th | The Horseshoe Tavern | Remaining Tickets at Soundscapes

Go see this American synth-pop band headline at The Horseshoe Tavern this month! They’re joined by Girl Ray to help them promote their new album The House.
 

MATT HOLUBOWSKI

February 22nd | Opera House | Tickets

Holubowski describes himself as a “Young man” that “makes old music.” His music sticks to the original sound of the folk genre and is super colourful with amazing arrangements. Immerse yourself in his story-telling abilities while being accompanied by Aliocha.
 

SHY KIDS

February 22nd | Lee’s Palace | Tickets

See this three-piece Toronto band play in their home town! You probably remember this group from their animated music video made out of candy, chocolate bars, and various candy wrappers! Join them, Bart, and Jay McCarol at this sweet show! (pun intended)
 

DEER TICK

February 24th | Lee’s Palace | Tickets

Try and snag some tickets to this popular show! The band is promoting albums Deer Tick Vol. 1 and Deer Tick Vol. 2 with some help from Solomon Georgio.