This week’s must-see Toronto shows: Peaches, Shopping, The Tragically Hip and more


THE DILLINGER ESCAPE PLAN, ANCRESS, THE APEX Hard Luck Bar (772A Dundas West), Thursday (August 4) Popular Jersey mathcore in small room.

PEACHES, THE HIDDEN CAMERAS Massey Hall (178 Victoria), Thursday (August 4) West end queercore.

BEATS, BREAKS & CULTURE w/ Sinkane, the Jungle Brothers, Dirty B-Sides, Stretch Armstrong, DJ Lissa Monet, DJ Dirty Dale and more Harbourfront Centre (235 Queens Quay West), Friday-Saturday (August 5-6) Hip-hop, electronic and DJ mini-fest.

WYE OAK, TUSKHA Lee’s Palace (529 Bloor West), Friday (August 5) See album review.

INAMORATA: MAYLEE TODD & LA-NAI GABRIEL Pia Bouman School For Ballet (6 Noble), Friday (August 5) See preview.

PLASTICIAN, FLAVA D, HOLLOH, FREEZA CHIN, RUMPSHAKERS, NOISE FREQS, RYME AND MORE Mod Club (722 College), Friday (August 5) Underground sounds from the UK. 

TIME FESTIVAL w/ Run the Jewels, Broods, Kehlani, Joey Bada$$, Bob Moses, Kink, Cold Cave, Tokimonsta, Jacques Greene, Chrome Sparks, Kirk Knight, TOPS, Harrison, Frigs, Bambii and others Fort York Garrison Common (250 Fort York Blvd), Saturday (August 6) See Run the Jewels feature.

SHOPPING, GAUCHE, LITTLE JUNIOR, THE NEW ENCHANTERS Silver Dollar (486 Spadina), Saturday (August 6) Politically charged post-punk.

STURGILL SIMPSON Danforth Music Hall (147 Danforth), Saturday-Sunday (August 6-7) Country-pickin’ honky tonk man.

KIRAN AHLUWALIA Hugh’s Room (2261 Dundas West), Saturday (August 6) Eclectic Juno winner with sinuous voice.

TOPS, DANIEL MOON KING, RYAN SPENCER B2B SEB Double Double Land (209 Augusta), Saturday (August 6) Montreal x T.O. indie scenes collide.

SKELETONWITCH, ABYSS, DROID Lee’s Palace (529 Bloor West), Tuesday (August 9) Heavy metal.

THE TRAGICALLY HIP Air Canada Centre (40 Bay), Wednesday (August 10) and August 12 and 14. See preview.

HONNE Mod Club (722 College), Wednesday (August 10) British electronic soul duo.

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