Shows To Go To – July 2010

July 2, 2010

It’s summer!! Here’s is the Music Vice gig guide for July 2010, compiled with love by Music Vice writers. Spotlighting shows (and festivals) in our covered territories of Australia, Canada/USA and the UK. These are the concerts we think you should check out – some of which you might find us at too!!

The Dead Weather - photo by David Swanson

29 Jul Luna Park – Big Top NSW
30 Jul The Tivoli QLD
3 Aug The Palace Theatre VIC

23 Jul Festival Hall VIC
24 Jul Hordern Pavilion NSW
25 Jul Brisbane Riverstage (Botanic Gardens) QLD
28 Jul Thebarton Theatre SA
30 Jul Metro City Concert Club WA

16 May Brisbane Powerhouse QLD
3 Jul Annandale Hotel NSW
4 Jul East Brunswick Club VIC

Mark Lanegan
6 Jul The Zoo QLD
7 Jul The Corner Hotel VIC
8 Jul Metro Theatre NSW
9 Jul The Esplanade Hotel – Gershwin Room VIC
11 Jul Fly By Night WA

The Hard-Ons
16 Jul Annandale Hotel NSW
22 Jul Enigma Bar SA
23 Jul East Brunswick Club VIC
29 Jul The Northern NSW
30 Jul Coolangatta Hotel QLD
31 Jul Troubadour QLD

SNFU Australian Tour
July 14th @ The Wall, Sydney
July 15th @ The Arthouse, Melbourne
July 16th @ Rosemount Hotel, Perth
July 17th @ The Zoo, Brisbane


Osheaga festival, 31 July-1 August, Montreal
Sonic Youth, Snoop Dogg, Pavement, Arcade Fire, The Black Keys, Weezer… be there! Read more about it in our Montreal festival guide.

Heavy Mtl, 24-25 July, Montreal, Quebec
Slayer and pretty much every other metal band worth mentioning. Be there.

Hillside Music Festival, 23-25, near Guelph, Ontario
Young Rival, Zeus and Flash Lightnin’ are among an eclectic line-up of over 60 bands playing at Hillside 2010. Bring your tent. More info on the festival website.

The Dead Weather

3 July 9:30 Club Washington, DC – w/ Harlem
14 July House of Blues Boston, MA – w/ Harlem
15 July Sound Academy Toronto, Ontario
17 July Ogden Theatre Denver, CO
19 July House of BluesSan Diego, CA – w/ Harlem
21 July Hollywood Palladium Los Angeles, CA – w/ Harlem
22 July Warfield Theatre San Francisco, CA – w/ Harlem
24 July Crystal Ballroom Portland, OR
25 July Capitol Hill Block Party Seattle, WA
26 July Babcock Theatre Billings, MT
28 July First Avenue Minneapolis, MN
29 July The Rave Milwaukee, WI
30 July The Congress Theater Chicago, IL
31 July The Fillmore Detroit, MI
2 August Ram’s Head Live!Baltimore, MD
3 August Celebrate Brooklyn – Prospect ParkBrooklyn, NY

Iron Maiden
There is huge anticipation among fans for Maiden’s latest tour. Full ‘Final Frontier’ tour dates and info here.

The New Pornographers
Hitting up the West coast this July…

Thursday 15 July Vancouver, BC The Vogue Theatre w/Imaad Wasif, The Dodos
Friday 16 Portland, OR Crystal Ballroom w/Imaad Wasif, The Dodos
Saturday 17 Jacksonville, OR Britt Pavillion w/Imaad Wasif, The Dodos
Sunday 18 Oakland, CA Fox Theater w/Imaad Wasif, The Dodos
Monday 19 Los Angeles, CA The Music Box w/Imaad Wasif, The Dodos
Tuesday 20 Los Angeles, CA The Music Box w/Imaad Wasif, The Dodos
Wednesday 21 Tuscon, AZ Rialto Theatre w/Imaad Wasif, The Dodos
Friday 23 Austin, TX Stubb’s BBQ
Saturday 24 Dallas, TX The Showroom at Palladium
Sunday 25 Tulsa, OK Cain’s Ballroom
Monday 26 Lawrence, KS Liberty Hall
Wednesday 28 Denver, CO Ogden Theatre
Thursday 29 Salt Lake City, UT Twilight Concert Series
Friday 30 Boise, ID Egyptian Theatre
Saturday 31 Seattle, WA The Showbox

July is looking pretty busy, isn’t it? Here are a few more summarized, with the local Toronto dates included. See the band’s websites for other dates.

Au Revoir Simone Great Hall    Thu. Jul 15    $15.00
Jason Collett + Daniel, Fred & Julie Mod Club    Wed. Jul 21    $16.50
Hercules And Love Affair Mod Club    Mon. Jul 26    $18.5
The Flaming Lips Molson Amphitheatre 8 July
Islands Mod Club    Wed. Jul 14    $13.50
Molson Amphitheatre    Fri. Jul 9    $23.25
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeroes
Phoenix    Fri. Jul 30
Titus Andronicus Horseshoe    Wed. Jul 14    $13.50

United Kingdom

T in the Park, 9-11 July, Scotland
Muse, Eminem and Kasabian headline a festival that rivals Reading and Leeds as being the UK’s premier music festival. I wish I was there!! I had the opportunity, but not the airfare to make it possible… ah! Next year, for sure. – Brian.

Wickerman Festival, 23-24 July, Scotland
Scotland’s other music festival. The Futureheads, The Charlatans and Ocean Colour Scene are among the headliners. Full deets can be found at the festival website.


Tuesday 27 July Brighton, UK Audio
Wednesday 28 Glasgow, UK Stereo
Thursday 29 Bristol, UK St. Bonaventures
Friday 30 London, UK The Barbican
Saturday 31 Manchester, GB The Deaf Institute

Brian Banks

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