10 Toronto concerts worth checking out in February

Feb 2 2018, 7:03 pm

We can collectively agree that all this weather makes us want to do is settle deep into a hole of Netflix, delivery, sweatpants, and the couch.

And that’s totally fair.

But if there is ever a reason to emerge from the depths of hibernation and face the inhumane cold and boot-ruining slush, it’s for a concert.

Here are 10 Toronto concerts to check out in February.

Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson – who just made headlines with a completely unexpected mash-up with Shania Twain – will make for a more ambitious Sunday night than usual when he graces the stage at Rebel.

When: Sunday, February 11 at 7 pm
Where: Massey Hall
Tickets:  Available online at $200 to $309

Jose Gonzalez

The brilliantly bearded Swedish-Argentinian indie folk singer-songwriter and guitarist Jose Gonzalez hits Toronto to give the crowd with all the feels with his acoustic covers and original music.

When: Monday, February 12 at 7 pm
Where: Danforth Music Hall
Tickets: Sold out

Machine Head

If heavy metal is your thing, veterans of the genre, Machine Head, hit the Danforth Music Hall this month for a Tuesday evening that’s decidedly more high energy than your typical.

When: Tuesday, February 13 at 7 pm
Where: Danforth Music Hall
Tickets:  Available online at $30 to $88

Jim Cuddy

If your significant other has a thing for beloved Canadian musician Jim Cuddy, the artist takes the stage at Massey Hall on Valentine’s Day as part of his solo tour.

When: Wednesday, February 14 at 8 pm
Where: Massey Hall
Tickets:  Available online at $76 to $274

Kid Rock

Kid Rock – the biggest name to visit Toronto this month – takes over the Air Canada Centre, attracting what will definitely be an eclectic crowd.

When:  Friday, February 16
Where: Air Canada Centre
Tickets:  Available online at $69 to $293 +

Brett Kissel

Rising Canadian country star, Brett Kissel will warm up the dead-of-winter vibes when he makes a stop in Toronto as part of his Canada-wide tour (he has 100 shows planned over two legs of the tour).

When: Saturday, February 17 at 2 pm and 6:30 pm
Where: Danforth Music Hall
Tickets:  Available online at $35 to $95

Robert Plant

Former Led Zeppelin singer Robert Plant hits Toronto for the only Canadian stop with his newer band, The Sensational Space Shifters, in support of his latest solo album, Carry Fire.

When: Saturday, February 17 at 8 pm
Where: Massey Hall
Tickets:  Available online at $303 to $1204 (yes, I’m serious)

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

Former Oasis co-lead Noel Gallagher proves he can’t and won’t stop, as the British artist makes a Toronto stop for his Who Built the Moon, tour, which takes his traditional sounds to a slightly more psychedelic place.

When: Saturday, February 17
Where: The Sony Centre
Tickets:  Available online at $71 to $298

Celebrating David Bowie

After a super successful, sold-out overseas tour, “Celebrating David Bowie” hits Canada to keep the iconic musician’s music alive with artists who worked closely with him throughout his career and other top musicians greatly influenced by him.

When: Sunday, February 18 at 7 pm
Where: Danforth Music Hall
Tickets:  Available online at $173 (GA)

Alan Doyle

Canadian singer Alan Doyle – best known as the lead singer of the former east coast folk band Great Big Sea – performs at Massey Hall as part of his nearly four month-long North American tour.

When: Saturday, February 24 at 8 pm
Where: Massey Hall
Tickets:  Available online at $29 to $183 +

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