Welcome to the weekend! Kick it off by seeing some fantastic local musicians, like ambient electronic artist iamforest, who is throwing their ep release party at The Biltmore tonight, with support from Simple Machines and Devours.
Or for more of a rock n roll night, yet still totally local, see Catlow and friends put on a party at The Fox! Then slink on through to the rest of these awesome shows.... This Weekend's Top 10, as selected by our city's #knowfun heroes at Do604.
1) iamforest, Simple Machines, Devours
Friday August 25 at The Biltmore
The production of these artists is top notch, and if you like big soundscapes, this lineup is to die for.
2) Catlow, Rocky Mountain Revival, Hello Sun
Friday August 25 at The Fox
Three sexy, indie, rock queen swagger bands fronted by strong ladies come together for what will be a memorable night at The Fox.
3) Molly Nilsson & Sean Nicholas Savage
Friday August 25 at The Waldorf
Speaking of lineups to die for, this pair of weirdly wonderful poetic artists is not to be missed.
4) Dead Cross
Friday August 25 at The Vogue
Totally metal, totally intense super group touring their first album.
5) Monstercat Compound
Saturday August 26 at Monstercat HQ
Free party with live DJs, gaming, beer, and food trucks for a super fun afternoon and early evening in Railtown.
6) Out For A Riff Vol 1
Saturday August 26 at The Waldorf
Loved Dead Cross? Want more? Out For A Riff is sure to blow out your eardrums, as it's an all day, all night party of metal and hardcore bands.
7) Michael Calfan
Saturday August 26 at Celebrities
Putting soul into house music, Parisian Michael Calfan is here to give you a night to dance to till you drop.
8) Allie X
Saturday August 26 at Biltmore
Rising like a true star, Allie X is one of the newest Canadian artists to hit the big time. See her live Saturday night!
9) Die Antwoord
Sunday August 27 at Thunderbird Sports Centre
South African group who have taken over the world with their shock antics and irresistible beats.
Sunday August 27 at Venue
Long live Jidenna and his fresh spin on hip hop.