EditorialFor the love of music


For when you’re feeling social


Daisy Rho

July 31, 2021



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Are you ready to enjoy all of the upcoming live concerts and outdoor summer music events? Check out these virtual, drive-in and socially-distanced concerts by some of your favourite artists, as well as notable emerging artists for your discovery. We’ve curated a playlist with music from the featured artists for you to enjoy as you browse through the events:





St.Vincent (virtual)  | Alternative/Rock
“St. Vincent makes her full length live streamed concert debut with ‘Down And Out Downtown’, a sepia toned tour de force of gritty grooves, hungover glamour and spellbinding musicality.” 
Wednesday, August 4st, 2021 – 9:00PM EDT
Cost: $19



Yola (virtual)  | Soul, Rock
“Fresh on the back of the global release of Stand For Myself, join Yola as she performs her brand new album in its entirety live with her band, for the very first time.” 
Wednesday, August 4th, 2021 – 9PM EDT
Cost: $15



Kinaxis InConcert with Zeus & Long Range Hustle 🍁 (virtual)  | Mixed Genre
“They spent two years on the road and opened a studio on Toronto’s east side, where they continued to hone their three-part harmonies and work on their retro-leaning, early-Stones sound.” 
Friday, August 6th, 2021 – 9PM EDT
Cost: $10



Scott Helman 🍁 (drive-in)  | Pop
” ..a 2020 JUNO nominee for Single of the Year (“Hang Ups”), has established himself as one of Canada’s leading songwriters whose versatility promises a limitless ceiling.” 
Saturday, August 7th, 2021 – 8PM EDT
Cost: $145



All Time Low (virtual)  | Rock
“Catch All Time Low headlining the Sad Summer Festival in Anaheim, CA, exclusively on VEEPS. They’ll be playing some of their biggest and most memorable hits in this one of a kind show.” 
Saturday, August 7th, 2021 – 11:30PM EDT
Cost: $15



Hawksley Workman 🍁 (virtual)  | Pop Rock
“A staple of the Canadian arts scene for almost 20 years, Workman boasts a catalogue of 15 solo releases showcasing his now signature spectrum of sonic influence, from cabaret to electro-pop to anthemic rock and plenty in between.” 
Thursday, August 12th, 2021 – 8PM EDT
Cost: $17.5



Tokyo Police Club & Born Ruffians 🍁  (drive-in)  | Rock
“The high-energy indie rock outfit Tokyo Police Club began as a favorite of mid-2000s music blogs, but lasted far longer than many of their contemporaries thanks in part to their evolving sound.” 
Friday, August 13th, 2021 – 6PM EDT
Cost: $127



Jungle (virtual)  | Soul, Funk
Jungle present the world premiere of their new album Loving in Stereo, live!” 
Friday, August 13th, 2021 – 11PM EDT
Cost: $10+



Sam Roberts Band, Matt Mays & K-OS 🍁 (in-person)  | Mixed Genre
“Three friends who have shared many stages together across the country are finally coming together at the iconic Budweiser Stage for one special night of music to celebrate the return of concerts with fans old and new.” 
Thursday, August 19th, 2021 – 7PM EDT
Cost: $60+



Owen Riegling 🍁 (in-person)  | Country
“What we’ve loved from day one is his authentic, genuine storytelling and his distinct sound.” 
Saturday, August 21st, 2021 – 3PM EDT
Cost: $40



Skratch Bastid & Friends 🍁 (drive-in)  | Mixed Genre
“..letting fans into his Toronto home virtually and playing vinyl from his collection of 60,000 records, which he amassed over two decades.” 
Friday, August 27th, 2021 – 7PM EDT
Cost: $151



Tommy Youngsteen 🍁 (virtual)  | Rock
“Tommy Youngsteen is a cover band with Born Rebels. The band covers songs by some of the musical greats, Tom Petty, Neil Young & Bruce Springsteen. The band features members & alum of Sam Roberts Band, Stills, Stars, Broken Social Scene, The Trews and more!” 
Friday, August 27th, 2021 – 7:15PM EDT
Cost: $49.50



*🍁 – Denotes Canadian artists