Must-see concerts in Toronto for May 2019 are ready for a dose of concert season with some big name talent dropping by. Snoop Dogg is coming with some friends and Florence + the Machine are shaking it off. This list is for shows with tickets left, so sadly Lizzo and Greta Van Fleet are not on here.
Events you might want to check out:
Rosalía (May 2 @ Rebel)
Rosalía has been blowing up the charts with her hot Latin tunes like “Con Altura” and she’s making her Toronto debut this month.
John River (May 5 @ Mod Club)
Up-and-coming Toronto rapper John River is being hailed as the next big hip-hop star to come out of the city’s thriving rap scene.
The Dandy Warhols (May 9 @ The Danforth Music Hall)
Get your dose of Portland-style alternative rock with The Dandy Warhols and their eclectic mix of sounds played alongside Cosmonauts.
P!nk (May 13 @ Scotiabank Arena)
Legendary pop singer P!nk is remembered for her daring performance style and classic hits, and she’s bringing it all with her to Toronto this month.
Imogen Heap (May 16 @ Queen Elizabeth Theatre)
This is the second of two shows (and the one that still has tickets) for the British electro pop singer and her synth-heavy hits.
Passion Pit (May 17 @ The Danforth Music Hall)
Can you believe it’s been ten years since Manners came out? Passion Pit can, and they’re calling all sleepyheads to relive the fun of this indie classic.
Bring Me The Horizon (May 17 @ RBC Echo Beach)
Metalcore is for the kids as UK’s Bring Me The Horizon rocks their way to Toronto for some thrashing and smashing jolly good fun.
NCT 127 (May 17 @ Coca-Cola Coliseum)
The boys of NCT 127 are ready to drop a cherry bomb on Toronto as they make their Canadian debut with a night of K-pop hits.
Snoop Dogg (May 20 @ Rebel)
What’s his name? Snoop Doggy Dogg is coming to Toronto and bringing legendary rappers Bone Thugs, Too $hort, Warren G and Kurupt with him.
The Strokes (May 20 @ Budweiser Stage)
We all remember when Is This It came out and now the band that propelled indie into the mainstream are opening the Bud stage for the summer.
LANY (May 22 @ Rebel)
L.A. indie pop duo LANY keep things sun-soaked with soulful tunes that evoke the carefree days of the 80s for today’s easy listener.
Florence and the Machine (May 26 @ Budweiser Stage)
It’s all cosmic love with ethereal charm as Florence + The Machine is once again making their way to Toronto for a night of artsy pop hits.
Local Natives (May 27 @ Phoenix Concert Theatre)
Local Natives is one band that only gets better with age, and their indie rock roots continue to shine through as they move further into the mainstream.
Twenty One Pilots (May 28 @ Scotiabank Arena)
Coming a long way since their Grammy-nominated tune about being stressed to the max, Twenty One Pilots are hitting the road and dropping by Toronto.
Jorja Smith and Kali Uchis (May 30 @ RBC Echo Beach)
It’s going to be a big night for R&B as singers Jorja Smith and Kali Uchis make their way to Toronto as part of their joint North American tour.
Tash Sultana (May 31 @ RBC Echo Beach)
Get ready to lose yourself in the psychedelic grooves of Australia’s Tash Sultana as she drops by to rock the stage again this month.