Tuesday, May 05, 2009

Concert Announcements / Music News (May 5, 2009)

It's a Massey Hall sort of day!

In the WTF category, Sonic Youth returns finally for a show in Toronto on June 30 but it's at Massey Hall. It's the day of my bro's birthday so I won't know if I'll be making it to this show, but I'd like to see Sonic Youth Live and what better venue than Massey Hall. Tickets $36.50 - $43.50 - $ 48.50, onsal Saturday May 9 at 1 PM EST. Via ATG.

John Vanderslice, in promotion of his new album "Romanian Names" out May 19, will be going on tour which stops in Toronto for a show at the Horseshoe on July 10. Openers are Cotton Jones. He'll also be playing the Ottawa Bluesfest on July 10-11. Via Brooklyn Vegan.

Deer Tick and Dawes are at the Horseshoe on July 17. Via Ground Control Touring.

Torche and Harvey Milk play Lee's Palace on July 23, tickets $13.50 in advance onsale Thursday May 7 at 10 am EST. Via ATG.

Finally confirmed, Fleet Foxes will be playing Massey Hall with openers Dungen on August 4. Tickets $32.50 - $35.50 - $38.50, onsale Friday May 8 at 3 PM EST. However, if you'd like a jump on tickets, a presale is taking place Wednesday May at 10 am through Massey Hall, and the password is SUNGIANT. Via ATG.

Elvis Costello and the Sugarcanes will play Massey Hall on August 28t in support of his new country album "Secret, Profane and Sugarcane" which'll be released on June 2nd.

Maximo Park will play Toronto at Lee's Palace later this year on September 18 in support of their new album "Quicken The Heart" out May 12. Via Chromewaves.

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