The streets are alive with art this week as most of the activity this week is centred around Casa and ArtsDays. There will be a cornucopia of music, visual art, drama and performances happening throughout the week.
But there a couple of excellent shows will be rocking September to a close.
A slew of Toronto based in die rock bands play Studio, Sept. 30 when Tokyo Police Club, The Elwins and Born Ruffians will be performing. Doors open at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance.
If you like punk, be at the Moose Hall where Hamilton, Ontario punk/ garage rock duo Artificial Dissemination will be performing with East Vancouver’s Spree Killers and local punk band the Space Wolves and Paint the Damage. There is a$10 cover for the show. which begins at 9.
October opens with a couple excellent punk and metal shows. Over at the Eagles Hall, on Oct. 1 annual extreme metal festival Zombiefest V features several bands including Calgary metal band Ye Goat Herd Gods, Saskatoon black/death metal duo Lutheran, Morley based brutal death metal band Dethgod and local punk/ metal band Chernoff, Pathetic and Cultist, plus Edmonton death metal band Display of Decay. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.
The Moose Hall host another great punk show, Oct. 2. Canadian punk legends SNFU return to Lethbridge with a wicked lineup including Vancouver’s the Jolts, Medicine Hat metal band Western Death and No More Moments. Tickets are 20 in advance from Blueprint, $25 at the door. The show begins at 9 p.m.