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Can’t miss campus shows (Dec. 6th to 12th edition)

This week: Amos The Transparent, Rose Cousins & more

From music video for Sure As The Weather by Amos The Transparent

With the end of the calendar year rapidly approaching, many indie bands are heading home for the holidays, taking much-needed breaks from PBR-filled nights on tour. This week’s can’t-miss gigs is round-up of the best of the rest.

1. The British Columbians are a five-piece rock band from—where else—B.C. They play The Gateway in Calgary on Dec. 7. Ticket info.

2. One of the most successful alternative acts in the late 1990s, The Watchmen play the legendary Horseshoe Tavern in Toronto on Dec. 7. Ticket info here.

3. The Kitchener-Waterloo-raised Danny Michel is set to play a hometown show at Waterloo’s The Starlight on Thursday, Dec. 6. More info here.

4. Amos the Transparent, Ottawa’s favourite seven-piece indie rock band, play Phog in Windsor, Ont. on Dec. 7. Get there early to catch the terrific Toronto rockers Hands & Teeth. Ticket info.

5. Rose Cousins’ songs may make you cry, but the indie folk darling’s dry humour will keep you laughing through the set. She’ll entertain Haligonians at The Carleton on Monday. Ticket info here.

Check out Amos the Transparent’s excellent single-take video for Sure As The Weather.

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