This Week’s Live

The Music Dept picks at the city’s live offerings.

The Ketamines play Brasserie Beaubien Saturday, August 31st


Friday, August 30 – Walrus, Sheepman, The Knows, She Divides @ Brasserie Beaubien

Halifax comes to town with psych-rockers Walrus and pop-weirdos Sheepman. pwyc.

Saturday, August 31 –  Ketamines, Tough Age, Silver Dapple, Crabe @ Brasserie Beaubien

Legendary pop out-there and never-came-back Ketamines.  Silver Dapple. Tough Age.  Just look at the lineup.  Montréalais math-pop Crabe ties it all together.

Sunday, September 1 – How Sad, Miss Elizabeth, Secret Sun @ Casa Del Popolo

Passovah darlings How Sad launch their new album.

Monday, September 2 – Atomic @ La Sala Rossa

Jazz that describes itself as “part academic lecture, part a fun night out on the town”

Wednesday, September 4 – Esmerine, Matana Roberts, Kingdom Shore @ La Sala Rossa

Pick of the week.  Dalmark, the new Esmerine release, is wonderful.  Saw Mark from Kingdom Shore play solo last year and it was A+.  Esoterics meet old-world soundscapes.


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