9 Vancouver concerts this week, January 22 to 26

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      MONDAY: Brisbane-based pop singer Wafia plays the Cobalt, with guest Jaira Burns.

      TUESDAY: Swedish extreme-metal band Meshuggah plays the Commodore, with guests Code Orange and Toothgrinder.

      WEDNESDAY: American alt-rock band Queens of the Stone Age plays the Pacific Coliseum, performing on its Villains World Tour 2018.

      WEDNESDAY: Swedish rapper Yung Lean plays the Vogue Theatre, touring in support of new album Stranger.

      THURSDAY: American punk-rockers the Flesh Eaters--featuring original members John Doe and DJ Bonebrake (X), Dave Alvin and Bill Bateman (the Blasters), and Steve Berlin (Los Lobos)--play the Rickshaw, with guests Petunia and the Vipers.

      FRIDAY: Vancouver folk-rock band Hollow Twin plays an EP-release party at the Biltmore, with guests Little Crow and Porteau.

      FRIDAY: Coastal Jazz presents Canadian-American trio MGB--composed of pianist Matt Mitchell, drummer Jim Black, and guitarist Gordon Grdina--at the Western Front.

      FRIDAY: Vancouver blues guitarist, singer-songwriter, and actor Jim Byrnes performs a fundraiser at Deep Cove Shaw Theatre, with proceeds to First Impressions Theatre.

      FRIDAY: American indie-electronica band Passion Pit plays the Commodore, touring in support of its latest album Tremendous Sea of Love.