FRIDAY: the Vancouver International Guitar Festival Guitar Pull at Sarah McLachlan School of Music features performances by Don Alder, Itamar Erez, Mark Lemaire, David Martone, Adam Miller, François Pelletier, Paul Pigat, Terry Robb, and Claus Boesser-Ferrari.
FRIDAY: the Live Agency presents local soul-funk band Cheap Jacuzzi at Railway Stage and Beer Café, with guests the VanRays and Beyond Land.
SATURDAY: the Burnaby Blues + Roots Festival at Deer Lake Park features performances by Nathaniel Rateliff and the Night Sweats (above), the Rural Alberta Advantage, Nikki Lane, the Suffers, Begonia, and Amythyst Kiah.
SATURDAY: California-based black-metal band Deafheaven plays the Imperial, with guests Drab Majesty and Uniform.
SATURDAY: Las Vegas rock band Panic! at the Disco plays Rogers Arena, with guests Hayley Kiyoko and Arizona.
SATURDAY: Michael Ray performs at Red Truck Brewery as part of the Truck Stop Concert Series, with guests Shawn Austin, Wes Mack, Nice Horse, Rollin' Trainwreck, and Brad Darrid.
SATURDAY: A Tribe Called Red and Charlotte Day Wilson are featured at the first Vancouver Mural Festival concert at Jonathan Rogers Park.
SATURDAY: the Vancouver International Guitar Festival at Creekside Community Rec Centre features live music, master classes, and the opportunity to see, hear, and play some of the world’s finest handmade stringed instruments.
SATURDAY: Klezmerfest at the WISE Hall features performances by Oktopus from Montreal and Debaucherauntes from Seattle.
SUNDAY: Baltimore dream-pop band Beach House plays the Orpheum Theatre.
SUNDAY: former member of the White Stripes, Jack White, performs tunes from new solo album Boarding House Reach at Rogers Arena.
SUNDAY: the Vancouver International Guitar Festival at Creekside Community Rec Centre features live music, master classes, and the opportunity to see, hear, and play some of the world’s finest handmade stringed instruments.
SUNDAY: Chicago tribute band West Coast Chicago plays the hits of the horn-driven '70s pop-rock band at the Fairview Pub.