By: Staff –
Summer is almost upon us, and while everyone is looking forward to the warmer weather there are also some awesome events coming up. Canada has a buzzing music scene, and there are a number of world-renowned artists set to perform in the North American country in the coming months. Here are some concerts that will be too good to miss out on.
One of the most legendary and recognisable voices in rock, Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin is still going strong at the age of 69. Now the lead singer of the Sensational Space Shifters, Plant switches between original and exploratory sounds along with classics from the band with whom he gained worldwide fame. According to Lottoland, Plant’s chosen genre is good for your health, and it has been found that cyclists work harder when listening to fast temp rock music. Seeing as it’s actually beneficial to your wellbeing, why not check out Plant at the Budweiser Stage on June 15th?
One of the most iconic faces in music, Sir Rod Stewart gained fame in The Faces, alongside the Rolling Stones’ Ronnie Wood. The 73-year-old’s distinctive raspy singing voice is loved the world over, and his concerts still sell out no matter where he plays. If you want to hear classics like Handbags and Gladrags, Maggie May, and Sailing, you can see the legendary singer perform alongside Cyndi Lauper at the Budweiser Stage on August 10th.
Jack White shot to fame at the turn of the millennium with his band The White Stripes. The group consisted of him and his wife Meg White, and they were famous for songs like Seven Nation Army, Icky Thump, and My Doorbell. White continued to be successful throughout his career, and his other band, The Raconteurs were also well-liked. In 2012, the Detroit born singer-songwriter released his debut album Blunderbussto critical and commercial acclaim. Since then he has brought out two other strong albums; Lazarettoin 2014 and Boarding House Reachin March this year. White will play the Budweiser Stage on June 9th.
One of the most successful and famous rock bands of all time, Eagles are still going strong over forty years since their inception in 1971. Known for songs like Take it Easy, Hotel California, and Lyin’ Eyes, Eagles were ranked at number 75 in Rolling Stone’slist of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. After the death of Glenn Frey in 2016, Don Henley said that he didn’t think the band would ever perform again. They did decide to resume in 2017, though, with guest musicians Deacon Frey and Vince Gill. Now, Canadians have a chance to see one of the world’s best-selling bands in action at the Air Canada Centre on July 15thand 17th.
With all of these amazing acts gracing the stage in Canada this summer, rock fans in the country are spoilt for choice. It would be advisable to see as many as you can, as these musicians are too good to miss.