toronto concerts winter 2018

The top 10 concerts in Toronto this winter

Winter concerts in Toronto feature stadium-filling international pop stars as well as up and coming local acts garnering lots of attention. From Lana Del Ray to Lido Pimienta to Demi Lovato, here are my picks for must-see concerts to warm you up this season.

  • Concerts
    Date
    About the Event
    Location
    • January 5
      Mr. Brightside himself, Brandon Flowers, and the rest of his Las Vegas rock band take over the ACC in support of their 2017 album, Wonderful Wonderful.
      Air Canada Centre
    • January 15
      The Queen of dream pop graces Toronto with her baroque, cinematic compositions. Last year saw the release of Del Rey's fifth album, Lust for Life, so expect to hear plenty of music from that record.
      Air Canada Centre
    • January 19
      Triumphant, educational, and catchy as heck, A Tribe Called Red's 2016 LP We Are the Halluci Nation is just a phenomenal record. Their live show celebrates Indigenous history with gorgeous on screen visuals.
      The Danforth Music Hall
    • February 8
      The 15-member hip hop collective released a trilogy of albums in 2017 and are now bringing all three to Toronto, showcasing each member's unique musical skill set live.
    • February 17
      2017 Polaris Prize winning musician and Toronto local Lido Pimienta brings music from La Papessa to the Drake Hotel.
      The Drake Hotel
    • February 17
      Two rap powerhouses hit the stage for one night in Toronto during their joint North American tour.
      Ricoh Coliseum
    • March 1
      Following the release of her album and multimedia story Skin&Earth, Lights returns to Toronto for two nights at the Danforth Music Hall.
      The Danforth Music Hall
    • March 8
      After over three decades of musical satire, the multi-Grammy winning artist tries an intimate night of music focused on the non-parody tracks from his 14 album discography.
      The Danforth Music Hall
    • March 12
      Touring in support of his fourth studio album War & Leisure (of which you get a free digital copy when you buy tickets), Miguel will bring his usual sultriness to the stage with a heavy dose of reverb thrown in for good measure.
    • March 19
      Just as winter comes to a close, Demi Lovato and DJ Khaled will bring a dose of social media star power to the ACC in support of the former's 2017 album Tell Me You Love Me.
      Air Canada Centre
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    Demi Lovato's Facebook

Lead photo by

Demi Lovato's Facebook


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