Shows To Go TO – Toronto concert listings April 2012

April 3, 2012
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Shows To Go TO April 2012 – Music Vice’s local monthly concert guide for our home city of “TO”, Toronto

The big show this month is Red Hot Chili Peppers at the ACC, while top indie picks include Bahamas, The Drums and The Jezabels. Cancer Bats are about to drop their new record Dead Set On Living, and will play their new shit at The Horseshoe Tavern on 14 April. There is a dilemma for those of you who like your 2000s era Brit rock, with both Kaiser Chiefs and Snow Patrol playing different venues on April 17th – but Snow Patrol do play a second night. Elsewhere, The Naked And The Famous are the only reason you need to consider going to the Sound Academy this month, as they play April 5th.

The Mahones @ The Hidehout, 4 April – *benefit show for the Fattore family, details here
The Naked and The Famous @ Sound Academy, 5 April
The Ting Tings @ Phoenix Concert Theatre, 6 April
Dev @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club, 9 April
Howlin Rain with Little Foot Long Foot @ The Garrison, 11 April
Bahamas @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club, 13 April
Cancer Bats @ Horseshoe Tavern, 14 April
Tanlines @ The Hoxton, 17 April
Kaiser Chiefs @ The Opera House, 17 April
Snow Patrol @ Massey Hall, 17/18 April
The Jezabels @ Virgin Mobile Mod Club, 18 April
Ani DiFranco @ Winter Garden Theatre, 21 April
Red Hot Chili Peppers @ Air Canada Centre, 27 April
The Drums @ Phoenix Concert Theatre, 27 April

Tickets available via Ticketmaster, LiveNation and Ticketweb, depending on the show. Hard tickets at the usual Toronto record stores (RT/SS). All shows are +19 unless noted.

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