FRIDAY: Coastal Jazz presents San Francisco jazz vocalist Jacqui Naylor in the first of two nights at Frankie's Jazz.
FRIDAY: Vancouver metal band Bison plays the Rickshaw, with guests BRASS, Black Thunder, and Satan's Cape.
FRIDAY: Vancouver-based hip-hop group the X Presidents plays the Biltmore, with guest Mark Woodyard.
FRIDAY: the WISE Hall's Canvas Lounge features an art show by B.C. artists and live music by Cinnamon Kate.
SATURDAY: San Diego-based Johnny Cash tribute act Cash'd Out plays the Biltmore.
SATURDAY: Cut/Copy, Youngblood, and Band of Rascals play Red Truck Brewery as part of the Truck Stop Concert Series.
SATURDAY: Ember Skies 2017 at the Scandinavian Community Centre features electronic dance music by Sara Sukkha, Rich Haughton, OKI, Ride, and Fiksupoika, and TH13F.
SATURDAY: learn how to swing dance to the live music of San Francisco's Hot Baked Goods at Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre.
SATURDAY: Mariachi Festival Canada features its grand finale at the Vogue Theatre with music by by Mujer Latina, Los Dorados, and Municipal Tecalitlan.
SATURDAY: Coastal Jazz presents San Francisco jazz vocalist Jacqui Naylor in the second of two nights at Frankie's Jazz.
SATURDAY: the Victoria B.C. Ska Society presents New Zealand reggae ensemble the Black Seeds at the Rickshaw, with guest Clinton Fearon.
SATURDAY: American indie-rock band Low and Japanese instrumental rockers Mono coheadline the Imperial.
SATURDAY: Tropical Boat Cruise Glow Party on board MV Britannia features music by Daddy Mikey, DJ Kemo, Redemption Sound, and DJ Rexx.
SATURDAY: improvised country and Western bebop music by Eugene Chadbourne and Jesse Zubot at the Western Front.
SATURDAY: mark National Aboriginal Day with a concert by Pascale Goodrich-Black and la Vallée des Loups as part of the Festival d'été francophone de Vancouver.
SATURDAY: Canadian country-rock singer-songwriter Jerry Leger plays the WISE Hall, with guests Just a Season.
SUNDAY: the Rogue Folk Club presents Vancouver bluegrass band Viper Central at St. James Hall.
SUNDAY: the Victoria BC Ska Society presents the Skints & Mike Love in a coheadlining show at the Rickshaw.
SUNDAY: New Orleans country-folk band the Deslondes plays the Cobalt, touring in support of latest album Hurry Home.