(By: Mark McKelvie)
Toronto is proving to be a busy place when it comes to concerts in November. While you may not have the time, energy or budget to attend them all, below are six of the can’t-miss shows coming to venues around the city.
Friday, November 4
The Phoenix Concert Theatre
Tickets start at $28
Fresh off the release of his newest album ‘Atrocity Exhibition,’ Danny Brown comes to The Phoenix as part of his 26-stop Exhibition tour. A rapper that hails from Detroit, Michigan, Brown is well-known for his high-energy demeanor. Previous hit songs from Danny Brown include “Dip,” “Kush Coma” with A$AP Rocky, and “Float On” with Charli XCX.
Friday, November 18
Tickets start at $28
Magnus August Høiberg, better known as Cashmere Cat, is a Norwegian DJ and music producer that has producer credits on many projects from pop stars today. He released his debut EP ‘Mirror Maru’ in 2012 to critical acclaim. Fast forward to 2016 and he’s produced for Ariana Grande, Britney Spears and Kanye West. His first album ‘Wild Love’ is slated to come out in the near future, and he has released two singles from it that include features from The Weeknd, Francis and the Lights, Selena Gomez and Tory Lanez.
Two Door Cinema Club
Tuesday, November 22nd
Rebel (formerly Sound Academy)
Tickets start at $38
Two Door Cinema Club, the alternative rock band from Ireland comes to Toronto having just released their newest album ‘Gameshow.’ A definitive change from prior projects like ‘Tourist History’ and ‘Beacon,’ ‘Gameshow’ experiments with disco sound and synth tones. The Toronto stop is the fifth stop on their North American tour, with tours in the U.K. and Europe to follow.
PARTYNEXTDOOR and Jeremih
Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25
Tickets start at $45
The October’s Very Own (OVO) artist PARTYNEXTDOOR and hip hop/R&B singer Jeremih visit Toronto for the 10th and 11th stops of their Summer’s Over Tour. PARTYNEXTDOOR’s rise to stardom includes writing credits for Drake’s “Legend” and Rihanna’s “Work.” Jeremih’s “Birthday Sex” track, released in 2009, rose to number four on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. The pair plan to release a collaborative album together called ‘Late Night Party,’ although the release date is still to be determined.
iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Toronto
Friday, November 25
Air Canada Centre
Tickets start at $55
The first Jingle Ball north of the border, the iHeartRadio Jingle Ball ushers in the holiday season with acts such as The Weeknd, Alessia Cara, The Chainsmokers, Hedley and Kardinal Offishall, among others. The iHeartRadio Jingle Ball has taken place in the United States since 2000 in many cities each year.
Wednesday, November 30
Tickets start at $36.50
From Brampton, Ontario, Tory Lanez has risen quickly in the rap and R&B game. He comes to Toronto on his I Told You Tour that is running from the end of October until April 2017 in North America and Europe. His Toronto show comes after Drake sneak-dissed him on his song “Summer Sixteen,” saying that “[a]ll you boys in the new Toronto wanna be me a little.” Tory Lanez has carved out a successful career early on with songs like “Luv,” “LA Confidential” and “B.L.O.W.”
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