Twenty One Pilots
May 12 at Rogers Arena
Imagine being the two guys (Nick Thomas and Chris Salih) who quit Twenty One Pilots right before the alt-rock hip-hop duo exploded into Ohio’s biggest export since the Black Keys.
May 13 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Veteran Irish (via Scotland) quintet Snow Patrol headlines storied venues like the O2 and Wembley Arena back home, which means the band will look at the Queen E as the equivalent of a 100-capacity club.
May 14 at the Biltmore
Pitchfork gave the indie-folk Long Island singer-songwriter’s fifth album, The Big Freeze, a 7.4. Don’t hold that against her. Her emotionally resonant songs make everything better no matter how bad things really are.
May 14 and 15 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre
“Cortez the Killer”. “Cowgirl in the Sand”. “Harvest Moon”. “Powderfinger”. “Rockin’ in the Free World”. And we could go on. And on. And on.