Vancouver tour date announcements: YG, Tyga, Saweetie, Balkan Bump, and more

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      This week’s announcements include everything from rap trios to trumpet players. Mark your calendars.

      Lil Tjay

      The hip-hop artist Lil TJay has announced a stop in Vancouver for his Beat the Odds Tour, which comes on the heels of the July 14 release of his latest album 222. The 15-track album includes collaborations with Polo G, NBA Youngboy, Summer Walker, and The Kid Laroi, to name just a few. 

      When: October 7

      Where: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

      Tickets: Available to the general public on July 21 via Ticketmaster


      Vancouver’s own Meltt is celebrating the release of their sophomore album Eternal Embers with a show at the Rickshaw. The alternative psych-rock band will be joined by fellow Vancouver artist Noble Son. 

      When: September 30

      Where: The Rickshaw Theatre

      Tickets: Available now via TicketWeb

      Balkan Bump

      The American trumpet player Balkan Bump will be bringing his signature combination of electronic production and global music to Vancouver for a show at the Biltmore this fall. 

      When: November 17

      Where: Biltmore Cabaret

      Tickets: Available July 21 on AdmitONE

      YG, Tyga, and Saweetie 

      American rappers YG, Tyga, and Saweetie have joined forces for their STR8 TO THE KLUB Tour, which will see them performing at Vancouver’s PNE Forum for two shows this fall. The trio will be joined by Kamaiyah, Wallie the Sensei, and DJ Vision. 

      When: October 5, 6

      Where: PNE Forum

      Tickets: Available July 21 at TicketLeader