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The 13 best shows to see this week featuring Franz Ferdinand

Franz Ferdinand/Facebook The beginning of the holiday season is here, and to make sure you are in tune with the good vibes and happiness the season brings, we have a list of some of the hottest shows and performances this week.

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The beginning of the holiday season is here, and to make sure you are in tune with the good vibes and happiness the season brings, we have a list of some of the hottest shows and performances this week. From the incredible post punk indie rock legends Franz Ferdinand to the beautiful dance performances by The Irreplaceables. This week is guaranteed to be truly epic!


Mon Dec 4 at Queen Elizabeth Theatre

To start you off this week we have the amazing alternative rock band Pixies, helping you cure those Monday blues with their unique musical style. Combining punk rock with surf music, backed up by quiet charming harmonies and waspy baselines, they truly take uniqueness to the extreme. Monday will be one to remember.

ATWB and Local Vocals Holiday Sing Along

Mon Dec 4 at The Railway Stage & Beer Cafe

A little holiday cheer to brighten up the start of your week. ATWB and Local Vocals Community Choir are coming together to bring you a festive evening of song and dance, starting off with the feisty lead vocals of Anna Baignoche, followed by the vibrant ATWB, you can bet Monday will be full of love, happiness and good cheer.

Naked Girls Reading Bedtime Stories

Tue Dec 5 at The Fox

Something unique for your Tuesday night treat, Come join the Naked Girls team and feel the warmth as they read to you entertaining and wonderful bedtime stories naked. Come join Faye Havoc, Androsia Wilde, Arabella Allure and Minnie Peron as they take you through amazing adventures while you enjoy their special drinks crafted just for the occasion.

Franz Ferdinand

2 Shows Tue 5 Dec, Wed 6 Dec at The Commodore

Grammy nominated post punk, indie and dance rock legends Franz Ferdinand will be here to take over the week in glorious style, playing two concerts at the Commodore, do not miss this chance to enjoy some energizing groovy beats, with electrifying guitar riffs and jam to classics like “Take me out”.

Grizzly Bear

Thurs Dec 7 at the Orpheum

Just what you need to let go of all the weeks stress, indie rock and psychedelic pop band Grizzly Bear will be at the Orpheum this Thursday, pairing wide-ranging lyrics with playful, surreal, rhythmically driven melodies. The band is pairing with PLUS1 to donate 1$ from every ticket to HeadCount, a collective that promotes civic engagement and the empowerment of today’s youth.

The Irreplaceable Tour

Thurs Dec 7 at Vogue

Bringing their world class talent in the art of dance to the Vogue this Thursday, The Irreplaceables will be showcasing their amazing choreographed dance pieces complemented through unique set pieces and a beautiful light show to top it off. That’s not all; you will also get a chance to have a Q&A with the team, and get to shop in a unique pop-up style merchandise experience.

Indigo Indigo

Thurs Dec 7 at the Roxy

A pre-weekend treat, local rising rock stars Indigo Indigo, will be playing at the Roxy, known for portraying heavy blues sound complemented by dark, emotional, brooding lyrics, taking you on a deep journey through your sub conscience as you tap your feet to their wonderful beats.

Jhene Aiko, Willow Smith, Kodie Shane, Kitty Cash

Fri Dec 8 at Vogue

This Friday we have an over load of fantastic R&B and hip hop singers and rappers showing off their mad skills at the Vogue, from the sensually sweet voice of Jhene Aiko, to the vibrant and extremely energetic Kodie Shane. Do not miss this once in a life time opportunity to see some of hip hop’s and R&B’s hottest singers and rappers blow up the night.

Cindy Wilson

Fri Dec 8 at The Railway Stage & Beer Cafe

To kick off the weekend in grand style, one of alternative rocks finest singers, Cindy Wilson will be showing off her beautiful voice at The Railway Stage. Known for radiating warmth and happiness, her voice has this real rustic charm that makes you yearn for more.

Dash Berlin

Sat Dec 9 at Harbour Event Centre

Trance fans rejoice, Dash Berlin is finally here, comprised of DJ Sutorius, Eelke Kalber and Sebastiaan Molijn. The E.D.M group has re-defined trance music, bringing us extremely deep and highly melodic trance that will have you grooving the night away.

Darkest hour with Warbringer and Exmortus

Sat Dec 9 At Venue

This Saturday lets journey to the dark side with these amazing heavy, trash and death metal bands, starting off with Death metal legends Darkest Hour, known for their unique sound that blends both melodic death metal and metalcore. The lineup also consists of hard hitting neo-trash band Warbringer and the complex hook-laden Exmortus. Rock on party people!

Davenport with Soliterre

Sat Dec 9 at The Roxy

It’s time to let all of your weekly troubles go and dive deep into your mind and spirit with local acoustic and alternative rock up and comers Davenport, known for having deep ethereal guitar melodies combined with beautiful, yet strong vocals, and that’s not all the lineup also consists of the extremely charming yet funky Soliterre. What a night!

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Guilt & Co. Live with Fortune Killers

Sun Dec 10 at Guilt & Company

Finally to end your weekend with a bang, Local Pop Rock sensations Fortune Killers will be at the Guilt & Co. Bringing us one of their amazing high-voltage performances, packed to the brim with exotic vocals, soaring leads and extremely heart pumping and groovy grooves, they will have you energized and ready for the next week ahead.

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