225 Vancouver concerts in 2018 (so far)

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      January

      BOWIE BALL 2018 Over 20 local bands and solo artists perform at the third annual celebration of the life and music of David Bowie. Proceeds go to the Canadian Cancer Society. Jan 6, 7 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      DANIEL JAMES Vancouver prog-funk artist, with the Bicyclists, Milkers Wanted, and Luki Fero. Jan 6, 8 pm, Railway Stage and Beer Café (579 Dunsmuir). Info www.showpass.com/danieljames-railway/.

      PUNK ROCK KARAOKE Music by Greg Hetson, Stan Lee, Steve Soto, and Darrin Pfeiffer, with guests the Corps, Russian Tim, and Pavel Bures. Jan 7, 7 pm, Rickshaw Theatre(254 E. Hastings). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Neptoon Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      BIG BOI American rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor, and Outkast member performs on his Daddy Fat Saxxx Tour Sack 2. Jan 9, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $45 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.ticketmaster.ca/.

      STEELIN' IN THE YEARS Steely Dan tribute band features West Coast musicians. Jan 11, 12, 7:30 pm, Kay Meek Centre (1700 Mathers Ave., West Van). Tix $29-38, info www.kaymeek.com/.

      CORB LUND AND IAN TYSON Canadian country-roots artists coheadline in a performance of songs and stories. Jan 11, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $55/42.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      MONTY ALEXANDER Coastal Jazz presents celebrated jazz pianist for three nights. Jan 11-13, 8 pm, Frankie’s Jazz Club (765 Beatty). Tix $35, info www.coastaljazz.ca/.

      WOLF PARADE Montreal indie-rock band, with guest Charly Bliss. Jan 12, 8 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $32, info bplive.ca/.

      STEVE GUNN AND JULIE BYRNE American singer-songwriters coheadline in support of their latest releases. Jan 12, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, St. James Hall (3214 W. 10th). Tix $22.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      JP MAURICE Vancouver-based musician performs at an album-release show for Boys, with guests Leisure Club, Small Town Artillery, and Year of the Wolf. Jan 12, 8 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $15 at the door/12 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      CONNIE KALDOR The Rogue Folk Club presents the folk singer-songwriter and Juno-winning musician. Jan 13, 8 pm, St. James Hall (3214 W. 10th). Tix $15-30, info www.roguefolk.bc.ca/.

      CAIRO KNIFE FIGHT New Zealand hard-rock duo, with guests Spidercracker. Jan 13, 10 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $10 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      RED FANG Portland stoner-metal band (above) tours in support of new album Only Ghosts. with guests We Hunt Buffalo. Jan 16, 8 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $25 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      HIPPO CAMPUS American rock band tours in support of latest EP release warm glow, with guests Sure Sure. Jan 18, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      JIM BYRNES The Rogue Folk Club presents the Vancouver blues musician, guitarist, and actor. Jan 19, 8 pm, St. James Hall (3214 W. 10th). Tix $15-30, info www.roguefolk.bc.ca/.

      B3 FOR BUNNY: CHICAGO’S GEORGE FLUDAS QUARTET Preeminent drummer George Fludas has been a fixture on the Chicago scene for 30 years. With organist Chicago’s Pete Benson and Vancouver’s Cory Weeds tenor sax and Dave Sikula guitar. Presented by Coastal Jazz. Jan 19-20, 8 pm, Frankie’s Jazz Club (765 Beatty). Tix $20, info www.coastaljazz.ca/.

      CONVERGE Timbre Concerts presents American metal band Converge, touring in support of their upcoming release The Dusk in Us. With guests Sumac and Cult Leader. Ages 19+. Jan 19, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $22.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      INTERNATIONAL GUITAR NIGHT Acoustic guitar music by Lulo Reinhardt, Calum Graham, Marek Pasieczny, and Michael Chapdelaine. Jan 20, 7:30 pm, Massey Theatre(735 8th Ave., New West). Tix $35/25/15, info www.masseytheatre.com/.

      WAR BABY AND DEAD SOFT Vancouver punk bands coheadline. Jan 20, 8 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $10 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      BLUE LAKE CITY Vancouver rock band, with guests Sam Cave, Garden Mice, and Pete's Arcade. Jan 20, 8 pm, Railway Stage and Beer Café (579 Dunsmuir).

      BØRNS Los Angeles-based indie-pop singer-songwriter. Jan 20, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $28 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.ticketfly.com/.

      K.FLAY Los Angeles-based hip-hop artist tours in support of latest release Every Where Is Some Where, with guest Sir Sly. Jan 21, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $29.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.ticketmaster.ca/.

      DVSN Canadian R&B duo, composed of Daniel Daley and Nineteen85, performs on its Morning After World Tour 2018. Jan 21, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $32.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      WAFIA Brisbane-based pop singer tours in support of upcoming EP release VIII, with guest Jaira Burns. Jan 22, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Cobalt (917 Main). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Zulu, Red Cat Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      MESHUGGAH Swedish extreme-metal band tours in support of eighth studio album The Violent Sleep of Reason, with guests Code Orange and Toothgrinder. Jan 23, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $47.25 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE American alt-rock band performs on its Villains World Tour 2018. Jan 24, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Pacific Coliseum (Hastings Park, 100 N. Renfrew). Tix $69.59/59.50/49.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      YUNG LEAN Swedish rapper tours in support of new album Stranger. Jan 24, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $30 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.ticketfly.com/.

      THE FLESH EATERS American punk-rock band tours with original members John Doe and DJ Bonebrake of X, Dave Alvin and Bill Bateman of the Blasters, Steve Berlin of Los Lobos, and Chris Desjardins, with guests Petunia and the Vipers. Jan 25, 8 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $27.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Highlife Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      HOLLOW TWIN Vancouver folk-rock band performs at an EP-release party, with guests Little Crow and Porteau. Jan 26, 7-10:30 pm, Biltmore Cabaret (2755 Prince Edward). Tix $10, info www.facebook.com/events/179438292609750/.

      MGB Coastal Jazz presents the Canadian-American jazz band composed of pianist Matt Mitchell, drummer Jim Black, and guitarist Gordon Grdina. Jan 26, 8 pm, Western Front (303 E. 8th). Tix $27, info www.coastaljazz.ca/.

      BEPPE GAMBETTA WITH LIZ STRINGER Rogue Folk Club presents the Italian acoustic guitarist-vocalist coheadlining with the Australian indie-folk artist. Jan 26, 8 pm, St. James Hall (3214 W. 10th). Tix $14-28, info www.roguefolk.bc.ca/.

      JIM BYRNES Vancouver blues guitarist and singer-songwriter performs with guests Mainstreet Muze, featuring Babe Gurr, Adam Popowitz, and Steve Hilliam. Proceeds go to First Impressions Theatre. Jan 26-27, 8 pm, Deep Cove Shaw Theatre (4360 Gallant Ave., North Van). Tix $35, info www.firstimpressionstheatre.com/.

      PASSION PIT American indie-electronica band tours in support of latest album Tremendous Sea of Love. Jan 26, doors 7 pm, show 8:30 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      A CELEBRATION OF ROBBIE BURNS: SUPPER AND CONCERT Music faculty member Rosie Carver and Celtic band Blackthorn perform a concert featuring the musical traditions of Scotland, with a focus on Burns's songs. Jan 27, 6 pm, Place des Arts (1120 Brunette Ave.). Tix $41/21/16, info www.placedesarts.ca/.

      WALLOWS Los Angeles-based alt-rock band performs on its North American Winter Tour. Jan 27, doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm, Rio Theatre (1660 E. Broadway). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      STEPHEN FEARING Canadian folk singer-songwriter, with guest Oh Susanna. Jan 27, 7:30 pm, Massey Theatre (735 8th Ave., New West). Tix $15-35, info www.masseytheatre.com/.

      FIRST AID KIT Swedish folk duo consisting of sisters Klara and Johanna Söderberg, with guests Van William. Jan 27, doors 7 pm, show 7:55 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $28.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.ticketfly.com/.

      BRUCE COCKBURN Canadian folk-rock singer-songwriter and guitarist performs on his Bone on Bone Tour, with guest Nefe. Jan 27, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts (777 Homer). Tix $65.50/49.50/39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      MATT MAYS Canadian rock singer-songwriter tours in support of sixth album Once Upon a Hell of a Time..., with guest Dustin Bentall. Jan 27, doors 8 pm, show 9:30 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $27.75 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      THE WOMBATS English rock band performs on its Beautiful People Will Ruin Your Life Tour 2018, with guests Blaenavon and Future Feats. Jan 30, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Venue (881 Granville). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      LIGHTS Canadian electropop singer-songwriter (above) performs on her We Were Here Tour 2018, with guests Chase Atlantic and DCF. Jan 30-31, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $40.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      February

      BOOKER T JONES American R&B multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, record producer, and arranger tours in support of new album Sound the Alarm. Feb 2, 7:30 pm, Kay Meek Centre (1700 Mathers Ave., West Van). Tix $29-68, info www.kaymeek.com/.

      JESSICA LEA MAYFIELD American singer-songwriter tours in support of upcoming new release Sorry Is Gone. Feb 2, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Cobalt (917 Main). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      THE HARPOONIST AND THE AXE MURDERERVancouver-based blues duo composed of Shawn Hall and Matthew Rogers tours in support of latest album Apocalypstick. Feb 2, 8 pm, Centennial Theatre (2300 Lonsdale Ave.). Tix $28-35, info www.capilanou.ca/.

      LYNN MILES The Rogue Folk Club presents the Canadian folk singer-songwriter. Feb 2, 8 pm, St. James Hall (3214 W. 10th). Tix $13-26, info www.roguefolk.bc.ca/.

      BRIAN CHARETTE Coastal Jazz presents Grammy-nominated, Hammond-endorsed organist. Feb 2-3, 8 pm, Frankie’s Jazz Club (765 Beatty). Tix $20, info www.coastaljazz.ca/.

      PORTUGAL. THE MAN American alt-rock band tours in support of its latest album Woodstock, with guests Hollerado. Feb 2-3, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $49.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS Southern rock band tours in support of latest release American Band, with guest Lilly Hiatt. Feb 2, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $30 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Highlife Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      STÉLOUSE Denver-based electronica music producer, performer, and artist. Feb 3, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Biltmore Cabaret (2755 Prince Edward). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketfly.com/.

      INTERVALS Toronto prog-metal band, with guests Jason Richardson, Nick Johnston, and Night Verses. Feb 3, 8 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      MILKY CHANCE German electronica-rock band performs on its Blossom Tour, with guest Lewis Capaldi. Feb 3-4, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $45 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      AFRICAN ROOTS ULTIMATE EXPERIENCE Evening of music from across African cultures features performances by Adama Bilorou, Laso Sanou, and Akra Soumah. Feb 3-4, 8-10:30 pm, WISE Hall (1882 Adanac). Tix $27, info www.africafest.ca/.

      ELEPHANT REVIVAL Colorado folk-music group tours in support of latest album Petals. Feb 4, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $25 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      TEN STRINGS AND A GOAT SKIN The Rogue Folk Club presents Prince Edward Island-based roots-traditional band. Feb 4, 8 pm, St. James Hall (3214 W. 10th). Tix $13-26, info www.roguefolk.bc.ca/.

      YACHT American pop band tours in support of latest EP release Strawberry Moon. Feb 5, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Fox Cabaret (2321 Main). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      HEDLEY Canadian pop-rock group tours in support of seventh studio album Cageless, with guests Shawn Hook and Neon Dreams. Feb 5, Abbotsford Centre (33800 King Rd., Abbotsford). Tix at www.livenation.com/.

      KATY PERRY American pop superstar (above) ("Teenage Dream", "Firework") performs tunes from upcoming album Witness, with guest Carly Rae Jepsen. Feb 5-6, Rogers Arena (800 Griffiths Way). Tix at www.ticketmaster.ca/.

      SLEEPING WITH SIRENS American rock band performs on its Gossip World Tour 2018, with guests Set It Off and the Gospel Youth. Feb 6, doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $34.99 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      MAKO Los Angeles electronica-dance artist performs on his Breath Tour. Feb 6, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Fortune Sound Club (147 E. Pender). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      ROMES Toronto-based soul-pop band tours in support of debut self-titled album. Feb 6, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Fox Cabaret (2321 Main). Tix $13.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      TUNE-YARDS Experimental band tours in support of upcoming release. Feb 7, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $28.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.ticketmaster.ca/.

      PAT BIANCHI TRIO Coastal Jazz presents two-time Grammy nominated organist from New York. Feb 8-9, 8 pm, Frankie’s Jazz Club (765 Beatty). Tix $20, info www.coastaljazz.ca/.

      NDIDI ONUKWULU Canadian blues-rock singer-songwriter. Feb 9, 8 pm, Shadbolt Centre for the Arts (6450 Deer Lake Ave., Burnaby). Tix $40, info tickets.shadboltcentre.com/.

      DESTROYER Canadian rock band tour in support of latest release ken, with guests Mega Bog. Feb 9, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $25 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      KIMBRA New Zealand pop singer-songwriter tours in support of upcoming release Primal Heart, with guests Arc Iris. Feb 9, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $26.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      THE BOOTS AND BABES BALL New Country 93.7 JR-FM presents music by the James Barker Band, Meghan Patrick, and JoJo Mason. Feb 10, doors 7 pm, show 8:30 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $25 (plus service charges and fees) at www.ticketmaster.ca/.

      HIPPIE SABOTAGE California-based electronica duo performs on its Path of Righteousness Tour. Feb 10, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      DAN AUERBACH American blues-rock vocalist-guitarist performs on his Easy Eye Sound Revue Tour featuring Robert Finley and Shannon Straw, with guests Shannon and the Clams. Feb 10, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $45 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      BRASSFIRE Trumpeter Jens Lindemann presents an eclectic mix of genres and styles, from classical to jazz. Feb 11, 3 pm, Kay Meek Centre (1700 Mathers Ave., West Van). Tix $29-45, info www.kaymeek.com/.

      JENN GRANT Canadian folk-pop singer-songwriter (above), with guest Mick Flannery. Feb 11, 7 pm, Venue (881 Granville). Tix $17, info www.bplive.ca/.

      MØ AND CASHMERE CAT Danish electropop singer-songwriter coheadlines with Norwegian DJ on their MEØW Tour. Feb 11, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $32 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.ticketfly.com/.

      LP American indie-rock singer-songwriter, with guest Noah Kahan. Feb 13, 8 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $27.50, info www.bplive.ca/.

      SERENA RYDER Canadian folk-rock singer-songwriter tours in support of latest studio album Utopia. Feb 13, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $49.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      MAJID JORDAN Canadian R&B duo performs on its Space Between a World Tour. Feb 13, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Orpheum Theatre (601 Smithe). Tix $59.50/43/36 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      RON POPE American pop-rock singer-songwriter tours in support of his latest album Work, with guests the National Parks and the Heart Of. Feb 14, 7 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $115/20 (plus service charges and fees) at www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      SABATON AND KREATOR Swedish heavy-metal band coheadlines with German thrash-metal band. Feb 14, doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $40 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      BLACK LABEL SOCIETY American metal band, featuring singer-guitarist Zakk Wylde, with guests Corrosion of Conformity and Eyehategod. Feb 14, doors 7 pm, show 7:45 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $47.75 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      JULIAN LAGE TRIO Coastal Jazz presents the American jazz guitarist and his band, composed of drummer Eric Doob and bassist Jorge Roeder. Feb 15, 8 pm, Frankie’s Jazz Club(765 Beatty). Tix $25, info www.coastaljazz.ca/.

      WALK THE MOON American indie-rock band tours in support of new album What If Nothing. Feb 15, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      PARQUET COURTS AND THURSTON MOOREAmerican indie-rock bands coheadline, with guests Heron Oblivion. Feb 15, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $30 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      THE SHEEPDOGS Saskatoon-based rock band tours in support of new album Changing Colours. Feb 15-16, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix for Feb 15 show on sale Dec 1, 10 am, $38.75 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      ENTER SHIKARI British alt-rock band tours in support of latest album The Spark, with guests Milk Teeth. Feb 16, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $25 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      BLACK WIZARD Vancouver metal band performs at an LP-release show for Livin' Oblivion, with guests Mean Jeans, Waingro, and Killer Deal. Feb 16, 8 pm, Rickshaw Theatre(254 E. Hastings). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Neptoon Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      DUA LIPA English synth-pop singer-songwriter performs on her Self-Titled Tour. Feb 16, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $29.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      JAY SOM AND JAPANESE BREAKFAST American indie singer-songwriters coheadline in support of latest releases, with guests Hand Habits. Feb 16, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Biltmore Cabaret (2755 Prince Edward). Tix $18 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketfly.com/.

      JACOB SARTORIUS American pop singer-songwriter performs on his Left Me Hangin' Tour. Feb 17, doors 4:30 pm, show 5:30 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $29.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      AVENGED SEVENFOLD American heavy-metal band performs on its Stage World Tour, with guests Breaking Benjamin and Bullet for My Valentine. Feb 17, doors 5 pm, show 6 pm, Pacific Coliseum (Hastings Park, 100 N. Renfrew). Tix $89.50/79.70/69.50/49.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      TROKER Mexican psychedelic-jazz ensemble. Feb 17, 8 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $30 at the door/25 (plus service charges and fees) at www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      BRUNO MAJOR London singer-songwriter tours in support of latest release A Song for Every Moon. Feb 17, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Fox Cabaret (2321 Main). Tix $13 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      JUDAH AND THE LION Nashville alt-folk band performs on its Going to Mars tour. Feb 17, doors 7 pm, show 8:30 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $29.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      AUTOGRAF American electronica trio, with guests Ramzoid and Cofresi. Feb 17, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      MATISYAHU American hip-hop artist, beatboxer, and alt rocker. Feb 18, 7 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $32.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      TINSLEY ELLIS The Canadian Pacific Blues Society presents Atlanta-based blues-rock guitar hero (above), with guests Rocky Milino Jr. and the 4CD Band. Feb 18, 7 pm, Rio Theatre (1660 E. Broadway). Tix $30 at Zulu, Red Cat, Highlife, Neptoon, Beat Merchant, and www.riotheatretickets.ca/.

      DAVE KING TRIO Coastal Jazz presents one of the most celebrated drummers in modern jazz, with fellow Minnesota native Billy Peterson on bass and New Yorker Matt Mitchell on piano. Feb 18, 8 pm, Frankie’s Jazz Club (765 Beatty). Tix $25, info www.coastaljazz.ca/.

      GOGOL BORDELLO American Gypsy-punk band tours in support of latest album Seekers and Finders. Feb 18, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). The concert also runs Feb 19 at the Vogue Theatre. Tix $39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      BLACK REBEL MOTORCYCLE CLUB California-based garage-rock band tours in support of upcoming album Wrong Creatures, with guests Night Beats. Feb 19, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      JAKE SHIMABUKURO American ukulele virtuoso and composer combines elements of jazz, blues, funk, rock, bluegrass, classical, folk, and flamenco in his music. Feb 20, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      JOSH RITTER AND HIS BAND American country-folk singer-songwriter tours in support of latest album Gathering. Feb 20, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $35 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      ROSTAM American art-pop musician and and former Vampire Weekend member. Feb 20, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Venue (881 Granville). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      DASHBOARD CONFESSIONAL American emo band performs on its We Fight Tour 2018. Feb 21, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      MARY TIMONY American indie-rock musician performs the songs of Helium, with guest Allison Crutchfield. Feb 21, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Cobalt (917 Main). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      THE JIM CUDDY BAND Canadian country-rock band performs on its Constellation Tour. Feb 22, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix at www.livenation.com/.

      BURGER-A-GOGO (NIGHT 1): THE COATHANGERSAll-female-fronted music festival features Atlanta punk-rock band the Coathangers, with guests Death Valley Girls, the Flytraps, and FEELS. Feb 22, 7 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). $30/18 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      BURGER-A-GOGO (NIGHT 2): DENGUE FEVER Night of all-female-fronted music by American surf-rock band Dengue Fever, with guests Winter, Summer Twins, and Roya. Feb 23, 7 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). $30/18 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      DEE DANIELS WITH NITECAP The jazz-blues vocalist performs with local ensemble NiteCap. Feb 23, 7:30-9:30 pm, Kay Meek Centre (1700 Mathers Ave., West Van). Tix $29-38, info www.kaymeek.com/.

      DOROTHY Los Angeles rock band performs on its Freedom Tour 2018. Feb 23, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Biltmore Cabaret (2755 Prince Edward). Tix $70/20 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketfly.com/.

      ELDERBROOK London-based Grammy-nominated electronica artist, with guest Imagined Herbal Flows. Feb 23, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Fortune Sound Club (147 E. Pender). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      POLYRHYTHMICS Seattle funk-soul band (above), with guests Coco Jafro. Feb 23, 8 pm, WISE Hall (1882 Adanac). Tix $17.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      STEPHEN FEARING TRIO The Rogue Folk Club presents the Canadian folk singer-songwriter. Feb 23, 8 pm, St. James Hall (3214 W. 10th). Tix $13-26, info www.roguefolk.bc.ca/.

      LENNIE GALLANT PEI-based folk-rock singer-songwriter. Feb 23, 8 pm, BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts (2055 Purcell Way). Tix $32-32, info www.capilanou.ca/.

      GEORGE COLLIGAN TRIO WITH BUSTER WILLIAMS AND LENNY WHITE George Colligan is one of the most original and compelling multi-instrumentalists of his generation. Touring with two jazz legends, Buster Williams and Lenny White. Presented by Coastal Jazz. Feb 23-24, 8 pm, Frankie’s Jazz Club (765 Beatty). Tix $25, info www.coastaljazz.ca/.

      BELLE GAME Vancouver crush-pop band tours in support of second album Fear/Nothing. Feb 23, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      GRAILS Portland post-rock band tours in support of latest release Chalice Hymnal. Feb 24, doors 9 pm, show 10 pm, Cobalt (917 Main). Tix $13 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      NO AGE American noise-rock group performs in support of newest album Snares Like a Haircut. Feb 24, 7 pm, Venue(881 Granville). Tix $15, info www.bplive.ca/.

      MIGUEL American R&B singer-songwriter performs on his War and Leisure Tour, with guests SiR and Nonchalant Savant. Feb 24, doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm, PNE Forum(2901 E. Hastings). Tix $49.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      TYPHOON Portland indie-rock band tours in support of upcoming album Offerings, with guests Wild Ones and Amenta Abioto. Feb 24, 8 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      BLACK VEIL BRIDES AND ASKING ALEXANDRIAAmerican metalcore band coheadlines with English heavy-metal band, with guests Crown the Empire. Feb 25, doors 5:30 pm, show 6:30 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $49.05 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      ALTAN The Rogue Folk Club presents the Irish folk band. Feb 25, 8 pm, St. James Hall (3214 W. 10th). Tix $17.50-35, info www.roguefolk.bc.ca/.

      THEORY OF A DEADMAN Canadian rock band tours in support of sixth studio album Wake Up Call. Feb 25, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      AMY SHARK Australian indie-pop singer-songwriter (above) tours in support of latest EP Night Thinker. Feb 26, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $17.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      BROCKHAMPTON American hip-hop collective performs on its Love Your Parents Tour. Feb 26, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $27.25 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      KIKAGAKU MOYO Japanese psychedelic-rock band tours in support of latest release House in the Tall Grass, with guests the Orange Kyte. Feb 26, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Fox Cabaret (2321 Main). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      BULLY Nashville rock band tours in support of upcoming release Losing. Feb 26, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Biltmore Cabaret (2755 Prince Edward). Tix $18 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketfly.com/.

      STARSET Rock band from Columbus, Ohio, with guests Palisades, Grabbitz, and Year of the Locust. Feb 27, 6 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix on sale Dec 8, 10 am, $22.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      ALEX CAMERON Australian indie musician tours in support of latest release Forced Witness. Feb 27, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Fox Cabaret (2321 Main). Tix $16 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      SUPERCHUNK North Carolina indie-punk band, with guests Bat Fangs. Feb 28, 8 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      SHAMIR American pop singer-songwriter tours in support of latest release Revelations, with guests Pardoner. Feb 28, doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm, Biltmore Cabaret (2755 Prince Edward). Tix $18.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.ticketfly.com/.

      BETTY WHO Australian pop singer-songwriter (above) tours in support of latest release The Valley. Feb 28, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $253/126/76/17 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      TY DOLLA $IGN American hip-hop singer-songwriter and record producer performs on his Don't Judge Me Tour. Feb 28, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $40 (plus service charges and fees) at www.ticketfly.com/.

      March

      BAHAMAS Toronto-based folk singer-songwriter tours in support of his upcoming fourth full-length album Earthtones. Mar 1, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Queen Elizabeth Theatre (650 Hamilton). Tix $49.50/39.50/29.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      BIG WRECK As part of the Straight Series, the Canadian rock band performs of its In Loving Memory of 20th Anniversary Tour. Mar 1-2, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $40 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      TERRA LIGHTFOOT Hamilton folk-rock singer-songwriter tours in support of third studio album New Mistakes, with guest William Crighton. Mar 2, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Cobalt (917 Main). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      AN EVENING WITH TRACE BUNDY American acoustic guitarist Trace Bundy performs at a fundraising concert for the Duncan Africa Society. Mar 3, 7-9:15 pm, Chief Sepass Theatre (Langley Fine Arts School, 9096 Trattle St., Fort Langley). Tix $25-35, info www.frontofthelineproductions.com/.

      TOM RUSSELL The Rogue Folk Club presents the American folk-country singer-songwriter. Mar 3, 8 pm, St. James Hall (3214 W. 10th). Tix $16-32, info www.roguefolk.bc.ca/.

      BRANDI CARLILE American folk-rock singer-songwriter tours in support of latest studio album The Firewatcher's Daughter. Mar 3, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $46 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      ICED EARTH American heavy-metal band performs on its Incorruptible World Tour, with guests Sanctuary and Kill Ritual. Ages 19+. Mar 4, doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $32.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      THUNDERPUSSY Seattle rock'n'roll band (above). Mar 4, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Cobalt (917 Main). Tix $14 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      DECIBEL MAGAZINE TOUR Metal music by Enslaved, Wolves in the Throne Room, Myrkur, and Khemmis. Mar 5, doors 6 pm, show 7 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $32.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      PVRIS American rock band from Lowell, Massachusetts, performs on its North American Tour 2018. Mar 6, doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $27.24 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      DONNY MCCASLIN QUARTET American jazz saxophonist performs with his band. Mar 7, 8 pm, York Theatre (639 Commercial). Tix $35, info www.capilanou.ca/.

      SANTANA American Latin-rock band (above), known for such hits as "Black Magic Woman" and "Smooth", performs on its Divination Tour 2018. Mar 7, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Abbotsford Centre (33800 King Rd., Abbotsford). Tix $119/89/69/45 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      BUSTY AND THE BASS Montreal electro-soul band tour in support of forthcoming debut album Uncommon Good. Mar 7, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      THE DEARS Montréal indie-rock band tours in support of seventh studio album Times Infinity Volume Two. Mar 9, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Fox Cabaret (2321 Main). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      BRANTLEY GILBERT American country singer-songwriter performs on his Ones That Like Me Tour, with guests Tim Hicks and Josh Phillips. Mar 10, doors 6 pm, show 7 pm, Abbotsford Centre (33800 King Rd., Abbotsford). Tix $65/59.50/39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      ALAN DOYLE Newfoundland folk-rock singer-songwriter, author, and actor tours in support of third solo album A Week at the Warehouse, with guest Fortunate Ones. Mar 10, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, The Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts(777 Homer). Tix $55/39.50/29.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      CHRIS SMITHER American blues-folk vocalist-guitarist. Mar 10, 8 pm, St. James Hall (3214 W. 10th). Tix $30-35, info www.capilanou.ca/.

      LUCY ROSE U.K. folk-rock singer-songwriter tours in support of latest album Something's Changing, with guest Charlie Cunningham. Mar 10, doors 7 pm, show 10 pm, Venue (881 Granville). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      ANDERSON EAST American singer-songwriter performs on his Encore World Tour. Mar 11, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      WATAIN Swedish black-metal band, with guests Destroyer 666. Mar 12, 7 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $25 (plus service charges and fees) at Neptoon, Red Cat Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      WHY DON'T WE American pop quintet performs on its Invitation Tour 2018. Mar 12, doors 6 pm, show 7 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $32.25 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      COIN American indie-pop band performs on its North American Tour 2018. Mar 13, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Biltmore Cabaret (2755 Prince Edward). Tix $22 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      SON LUX Los Angeles postrock band tours in support of upcoming release Brighter Wounds, with guests Gordi and Wills. Mar 14, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Fox Cabaret (2321 Main). Tix $17 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      STEEL PANTHER American comedic glam-metal band tours in support of latest album Lower the Bar. Mar 15-17, doors 8 pm, show 9:30 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      PHILLIP PHILLIPS American pop-rock singer-songwriter performs on his Magnetic Tour. Mar 17, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $35 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      DIRKSCHNEIDER German heavy-metal singer performs all the Accept classics, with guests Elm Street Mar 18, VIP doors 6 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). $75/38.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      THE SUFFERS Houston-based soul band composed of Kam Franklin, Adam Castaneda, Nick Zamora, Patrick Kelly, Jon Durbin, Kevin Bernier, Michael Razo, and Jose Luna. Mar 18, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      NF Michigan rapper and singer-songwriter tours in support of his third full-length album, Perception. March 19, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $29.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      ANDY GRAMMER American pop-rock singer-songwriter and record producer performs on his Good Parts Tour. Mar 20, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $33.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      MOTIONLESS IN WHITE Pennsylvania metalcore band, with guests Every Time I Die, Chelsea Grin, and Ice Nine Kills. Mar 22, 6 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix Tix $96.48/28 (plus service charges and fees) at www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      ELLA VOS Los Angeles pop musician tours in support of debut album Words I Never Said. Mar 22, doors 7:30 pm, show 8:30 pm, Fortune Sound Club (147 E. Pender). Tix $17.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      BRETT KISSEL Canadian country singer-songwriter performs on his We Were That Song Tour. Mar 23-24, doors 6:30 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $32.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.ticketfly.com/.

      ORCHESTRAL MANOEUVRES IN THE DARK English electronica band tours in support of recently released album The Punishment of Luxury. Mar 23, doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      JOSHUA ZUBOT AND STRINGS Coastal Jazz presents the Canadian violinist Joshua Zubot, alongside violinist Meredith Bates, violist Jesse Zubot, cellist Peggy Lee, and double bassist James Meger. Mar 23, 8 pm, Western Front(303 E. 8th). Tix $25, info www.coastaljazz.ca/.

      OUGHT Montreal post-punk band tours in support of latest release Room Inside the World, with guests Flasher. Mar 24, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Cobalt (917 Main). Tix $13 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      AJR New York City-based indie-pop band tours in support of its latest release The Click. Mar 25, doors 6:30 pm, show 7:15 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $100/70/25 (plus service charges and fees) at www.ticketfly.com/.

      ANTÓNIO ZAMBUJO Portuguese fado vocalist performs with his quintet. Mar 25, 7:30 pm, Kay Meek Centre (1700 Mathers Ave., West Van). Tix $29-38, info www.kaymeek.com/.

      THE OH HELLOS American folk-rock duo, composed of siblings Tyler and Maggie Heath, tours in support of fifth release Notos. Mar 25, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Rio Theatre(1660 E. Broadway). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      LEO KOTTKE American acoustic-folk guitarist. Mar 25, 8 pm, Granville Island Stage (1585 Johnston, Granville Island). Tix $49/39, info www.innermusica.ca/.

      CLEAN BANDIT British electronica band, composed of Jack Patterson, Luke Patterson, and Grace Chatto, performs on its North American Tour 2018. Mar 26, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $29.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      LUCY DACUS American indie singer-songwriter (above) tours in support of upcoming release Historian, with guests And the Kids. Mar 27, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Biltmore Cabaret (2755 Prince Edward). Tix $14 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketfly.com/.

      BETH DITTO American indie-rock singer-songwriter tours in support of debut studio album Fake Sugar. Mar 28, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      MINISTRY American industrial-metal band tours in support of upcoming album AmeriKKKant, with guest Chelsea Wolfe. Mar 29, doors 7 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $49.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.ticketfly.com/.

      54-40 Canadian alt-rock band ("Ocean Pearl", "One Gun") performs their hits. Mar 29, 7:30 pm, Abbotsford Arts Centre (2329 Crescent Way, Abbotsford). Tix $17.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca/.

      DERMOT KENNEDY Dublin-based hip-hop/R&B singer-songwriter tours in support of debut EP Doves and Ravens. Mar 29, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). NOTE: Changed from original venue of Cobalt. Tix $18 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      OUR LADY PEACE AND MATTHEW GOOD Canadian alt-rock band coheadlines with Canadian alt-rock singer-songwriter on their cross-country tour. Mar 31, doors 6 pm, show 7 pm, Abbotsford Centre (33800 King Rd., Abbotsford). Tix $86/60.50/46 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      THE GO! TEAM U.K. rock band tours in support of upcoming release Semicircle. Mar 31, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Fox Cabaret (2321 Main). Tix $20 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      SHRED KELLY B.C. folk-rock band tours in support of upcoming album Archipelago. Mar 31, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Cobalt (917 Main). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      LIZA ANNE American folk musician performs on her Fine But Dying Tour. Mar 31, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Biltmore Cabaret (2755 Prince Edward). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      April

      PROTEST THE HERO Canadian prog-rock band performs on a tour in honour of the 10-year anniversary of album Fortress. Apr 1, 8 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix on sale Dec 1, 10 am, $25 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      JAKE BUGG English indie-rock singer-songwriter tours in support of fourth studio album Hearts That Strain. Apr 1, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      NILS FRAHM Berlin-based modern classical-electronica composer and producer. Apr 1, 2018, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Vogue Theatre (918 Granville). Tix $35 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat Records and www.ticketfly.com/.

      THE STRYPES British rock 'n' roll band (above) performs on its Spitting Image Tour. Apr 4, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Biltmore Cabaret (2755 Prince Edward). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      ALVVAYS Canadian indie-pop band tours in support of latest album Antisocialites. Apr 4, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $22.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      CÉCILE DOO-KINGUÉ Canadian Afro-roots singer-songwriter and guitarist. Apr 5, 6, 7:30 pm, Kay Meek Centre (1700 Mathers Ave., West Van). Tix $29-38, info www.kaymeek.com/.

      GARY SMULYAN WITH STRINGS Coastal Jazz presents the American jazz baritone-saxophonist Gary Smulyan in a tribute to Bob Belden, with pianist Tilden Webb, bassist Jodi Proznick, drummer Jesse Cahill, and a 10-piece string section. Apr 6, 2018, 7:30 pm, 9:30 pm, Pyatt Hall (843 Seymour). Tix $34, info www.coastaljazz.ca/.

      THE SOFT MOON Experimental electronica artist tours in support of upcoming release Criminal, with guests Boy Harsher. Apr 8, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Biltmore Cabaret(2755 Prince Edward). NOTE: Moved from original venue the Cobalt. Tix $16 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      ROD STEWART British rock-pop singer-songwriter known for hits like "You Wear It Well", "Young Turks", and "Forever Young". Apr 10, doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm, Rogers Arena(800 Griffiths Way). Tix $250/149/99/79/49 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      ELECTRIC SIX Detroit disco-garage rockers tour in support of their 13th album How Dare You". Apr 11, 7:30 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix on sale Dec 1, $20 (plus service charges and fees) at Highlife, Red Cat Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      DR. JOHN COOPER CLARKE English punk poet and artist. Apr 14, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Biltmore Cabaret (2755 Prince Edward). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketfly.com/.

      DELHI 2 DUBLIN Canadian world-fusion group tours in support of latest release We're All Desi. Apr 14, doors 8 pm, show 9:30 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $25 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      STEVE MILLER BAND American rock band ("The Joker", "Take the Money and Run") performs with guest Peter Frampton. Apr 16, 7:30 pm, Abbotsford Centre (33800 King Rd., Abbotsford). Tix $99.50/79.50/59.50/39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      CARPENTER BRUT French electronica group performs on its Leather Patrol Tour 2018. Apr 17, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, The Imperial (319 Main). Tix $25 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      HAYA BAND Folk-music collective combines Mongolian singing and world music with traditional and modern instruments. Apr 22, 7:30-9:30 pm, Kay Meek Centre (1700 Mathers Ave., West Van). Tix $29-38, info www.kaymeek.com/.

      GRANGER SMITH American country singer-songwriter tours in support of latest album When the Good Guys Win. Apr 22, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix on sale Dec 20, 10 am, $30 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      LUKE COMBS American country singer-songwriter performs on his Don't Tempt Me With a Good Time Tour, with guest Ashley McBryde. Apr 23, doors 7 pm, show 8:30 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $27.75 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      PHOEBE BRIDGERS Los Angeles-based indie-folk singer-songwriter tours in support of debut release Stranger in the Alps. Apr 24, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Cobalt (917 Main). Tix $13 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      THE HOT SARDINES Coastal Jazz presents the New York City-based jazz ensemble alongside maestro William Rowson and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Apr 25, 8 pm, Orpheum Theatre (601 Smithe). Tix $75/65/50, info www.coastaljazz.ca/.

      2CELLOS Canadian cello duo performs on its 2Cellos: The Score Tour. Apr 25, 8 pm, Rogers Arena (800 Griffiths Way). Tix at www.ticketmaster.ca/.

      BLACK HEN ROADSHOW Canadian roots-Americana band. Apr 25, 8 pm, BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts (2055 Purcell Way). Tix $35-38, info www.capilanou.ca/.

      THE FRATELLIS Scottish indie-rock trio tours in support of upcoming album In Your Own Sweet Time. Apr 26, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Commodore Ballroom (868 Granville). Tix $25 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      WILD CHILD Austin-based indie-pop band tours in support of upcoming release Expectations, with guests Sweet Crude. Apr 26, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Fox Cabaret (2321 Main). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      JORJA SMITH English R&B singer-songwriter. Apr 28, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Biltmore Cabaret (2755 Prince Edward). Tix $25 (plus service charges and fees) at www.ticketfly.com/.

      May

      KHALID American R&B artist performs on his Roxy Tour. May 2, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Rogers Arena (800 Griffiths Way). Tix $66.95/60.95/50.95/40.95 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      CUB SPORT Australian indie-pop group performs on its Bats Tour 2018. May 2, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Fox Cabaret (2321 Main). Tix $13.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      A LATIN JAZZ SOIRÉE Julio Montero presents music by the New Generation Jazz Quartet, Pablo Cárdenas, and Afro-Latin Groove. May 3, 7 pm, ANZA Club (3 W. 8th Ave). Tix $25 (plus service charges and fees) at www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      STEPHANIE NILLES Chicago-born and New Orleans-based jazz, punk, and barrelhouse pianist. May 3, 4, 7:30 pm, Kay Meek Centre (1700 Mathers Ave., West Van). Tix $29-38, info www.kaymeek.com/.

      SHANIA TWAIN Canadian country-pop star (above) tours in support of upcoming album NOW. May 5-6, 2018, doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm, Rogers Arena (800 Griffiths Way). Tix $189.95/139.95/89.95/59.95 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      EZRA FURMAN American indie-rock singer-songwriter tours in support of upcoming release Transangelic Exodus. May 8, doors 8 pm, show 9 pm, Fox Cabaret (2321 Main). Tix $15 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      EAGLES American rock band from the '70s ("Take It Easy", "Lyin' Eyes", and "Hotel California"). May 10-11, Rogers Arena (800 Griffiths Way). Tix for the May 11 show on sale Dec 15, 10 am, at www.livenation.com/.

      P!NK International pop star performs on her Beautiful Trauma World Tour 2018. May 12, doors 6:30 pm, show 8 pm, Rogers Arena (800 Griffiths Way). Tix $260.10/210.10/170.10/120.10/90.10/60.10 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      THE SOUL OF MANTRA Chant masters Deva Premal and Miten perform with flutist Manose, bassist Joby Baker, and percussionist Rishi. May 19, 7:30 pm, Chan Centre for the Performing Arts (6265 Crescent Rd., UBC). Tix at www.chancentre.com/.

      MODIFIED GHOST FESTIVAL III (NIGHT 1): BLOODBATH Music by Swedish death-metal group Bloodbath, with guests Beyond Creation, Young and in the Way, Gatecreeper, Kataplexis, and WTCHDR. May 24, 6 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $145/45 (plus service charges and fees) at Neptoon, Red Cat Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      TASH SULTANA Australian indie-rock singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known for her singles "Jungle" and "Notion". May 24, doors 5:30 pm, show 7 pm, Malkin Bowl (610 Pipeline Road, Stanley Park). Tix $39.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      MODIFIED GHOST FESTIVAL III (NIGHT 2): BONGRIPPER Music by American doom-metal band Bongripper, with guests Yob, Ruby the Hatchet, Electric Citizen, Dead Quiet, Hoopsnake, and Seer. May 25, 6 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $145/40 (plus service charges and fees) at Neptoon, Red Cat Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      MODIFIED GHOST FESTIVAL III (NIGHT 3): CARCASS Music by English extreme-metal band Carcass, with guests Sacrifice, Nails, Midnight, Bat, Aggression, and Wormwitch. May 26, 6 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $145/45 (plus service charges and fees) at Neptoon, Red Cat Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      GANG OF YOUTHS Australian rock band tours in support of latest release Go Farther in Lightness. May 26, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Fox Cabaret (2321 Main). Tix $13 (plus service charges and fees) at Red Cat, Zulu Records, and www.ticketweb.ca/.

      MODIFIED GHOST FESTIVAL III (NIGHT 4): POWER TRIP The third-annual metal festival returns with headliners Power Trip, and guests Sheer Mag, Fury, Waingro, Red Death, and Woolworm. May 27, 6 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $145/22.50 (plus service charges and fees) at Neptoon, Red Cat Records, and www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      June

      TOM JONES Welsh pop-rock singer-songwriter known for hits like "What's New Pussycat?", "I'll Never Fall in Love Again", and "It's Not Unusual". Jun 2, doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm, Queen Elizabeth Theatre (650 Hamilton). Tix $125/99/69/48 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

      INSOMNIUM Finnish death-metal band performs on its Winter's Gate Tour. Jun 3, 7 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $60/27 (plus service charges and fees) at www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      HAMMERFALL Swedish heavy-metal band tours in support of 10th album Built to Last, with guests Flotsam and Jetsam. Jun 9, 7 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $75/38.50 (plus service charges and fees) at www.enterthevault.com/.

      ULI JON ROTH "AN EVENING WITH" German hard-rock guitarist performs full Electric Sun and Scorpions sets. Jun 18, 7-11:55 pm, Venue (881 Granville). Tix $35/30, info www.ulijonroth.com/.

      COVENANT FESTIVAL IV Death and black metal by Blasphemy, Incantation, Black Witchery, Weregoat, Antichrist, Tyrants Blood, Gloam, Auroch, Slutvomit, Goathammer, Witchvomit, Negative Vortex, Sorguinazia, AHNA, and Graveolence. Jun 21-23, 7 pm, Rickshaw Theatre (254 E. Hastings). Tix $100 (plus service charges and fees) at www.rickshawtheatre.com/.

      July

      HARRY STYLES English pop singer and former member of boy band One Direction showcases songs from his self-titled debut album, with guest Kacey Musgraves. Jul 6, Rogers Arena (800 Griffiths Way). Tix $42-122 (plus service charges and fees) at www.ticketmaster.ca/.

      September

      GAME OF THRONES LIVE CONCERT EXPERIENCE Composer Ramin Djawadi leads an orchestra and choir in a performance of music from all seven seasons of the HBO series. Sep 5, Rogers Arena (800 Griffiths Way). Tix at www.livenation.com/.

      FOO FIGHTERS American rock band ("Monkey Wrench", "Learn to Fly") performs on its Concrete and Gold North American Tour 2017-2018. Sep 8, Rogers Arena (800 Griffiths Way). Tix at www.livenation.com/.

      SAM SMITH English soul-pop singer-songwriter (above) tours in support of his sophomore album The Thrill of It All. Sep 10, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm, Rogers Arena (800 Griffiths Way). Tix $125/85/55/35 (plus service charges and fees) at www.livenation.com/.

       

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