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This week’s can’t miss music

Where to catch Amelia Curran, Evening Hynms, The Zolas…


Is your Facebook feed crawling with essay complaints? Twitter full of 4 a.m. victory celebrations? If so, it must be the homestretch of another semester. Should you need a distraction to get you through, consider starting the weekend off early with one of this week’s can’t miss shows:

1. Singer-songwriter Amelia Curran has just released her new album Spectators. She’s supported by Josh Norton and Joe Nolan at Victoria’s Media Club on Nov. 22. Ticket info here.

2. Alert The Medic is best known for a huge sound, infectious rock anthems and energetic live shows. The Nova Scotia four-piece plays The Mansion in Kingston, Ont. on Nov. 22. Ticket info here.

3. Spectral Dusk, the latest release from folk duo Evening Hymns, is a collection of deeply personal songs dealing with the death of frontman Jonas Bonnetta’s father. Hear them at Baba’s Lounge in Charlottetown, P.E.I. on Nov. 22. Ticket info here.

4. Liam Titcomb, known for his role on CBC’s Wild Roses, moonlights as a folk-rocker. Catch the singer-actor with opener Joshua Hyslop at Calgary’s The Gateway on Nov. 22. Ticket info here.

5. Progressive rockers The Zolas take to the stage of Felicitas Pub in Victoria on Nov. 23. Their raging guitars, kicking drums and 20-something reflections make this one a can’t miss. Ticket info.

Here’s Amelia Curran Singing Black Bird on Fire on BalconyTV in beautiful St. John’s.

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