FRIDAY: Canadian rock band Destroyer plays the Commodore Ballroom, with guests Mega Bog.
FRIDAY: Vancouver guitar-rock band Aviator Shades plays the Railway Stage and Beer Café, with guests Tokyo Bleu and Nine O'Clock Gun.
FRIDAY: New Zealand pop singer-songwriter Kimbra plays the Imperial, with guests Arc Iris.
FRIDAY: Coastal Jazz presents New York organist Pat Bianchi and his trio in the second of two nights at Frankie's Jazz.
FRIDAY: the Invisible Orange presents Mexican surf-punk act Elis Paprika & The Black Pilgrims at the Astoria Pub.
FRIDAY: Canadian blues-rock singer-songwriter Ndidi Onukwulu plays Burnaby's Shadbolt Centre for the Arts.
SATURDAY: the Boots and Babes Ball at the Commodore features country music by Meghan Patrick, the James Barker Band, and JoJo Mason.
SATURDAY: American blues-rock vocalist-guitarist Dan Auerbach plays the Vogue Theatre, with guests Shannon and the Clams.
SATURDAY: Vancouver neo-soul band Stella Soul plays the Railway Stage and Beer Café, with guests Gentle Mind, Ludic, and Jess Perkins.
SATURDAY: Bob Marley's Birthday Bash at the Grandview Legion features reggae music by Steele, Boom Daddy Band, Redemption Sound, DJ Bradley, and DJ George Barrett.
SATURDAY: California-based electronica duo Hippie Sabotage plays the Imperial, performing on its Path of Righteousness Tour.
SUNDAY: Canadian folk-pop singer-songwriter Jenn Grant plays Venue, with guest Mick Flannery.
SUNDAY: trumpeter Jens Lindemann presents an eclectic mix of genres and styles, from classical to jazz, at West Van's Kay Meek Centre.
SUNDAY: Danish electropop singer-songwriter MØ coheadlines the Vogue Theatre with Norwegian DJ Cashmere Cat.
SUNDAY: folk-soul band Wakenaam plays Café Deux Soleils, with guests Transient.More