FRIDAY: California punk rockers Strung Out play the Rickshaw Theatre, with guests the Bombpops & Counterpunch.
FRIDAY: Lee "Scratch" Perry + Subatomic Sound System play the Commodore Ballroom, with guests Boom Daddy and DJ Tank Gyal.
FRIDAY: Montreal-based singer-songwriter Devon Welsh plays the WISE Hall, performin tunes from his new solo album Dream Songs.
FRIDAY: Mad Dogs & Vancouverites: A re-imagining of the classic Joe Cocker album features CR Avery, Steve Dawson, Roy Forbes, Rich Hope, Khari Wendell McClelland, Ndidi Onukwulu, Dawn Pemberton, and Matt Andersen.
SATURDAY: American country singer-songwriter Luke Bryan plays BC Place Stadium, with guests Sam Hunt, Jon Pardi, and Carly Pearce.
SATURDAY: Vancouver guitarist Paul Pigat performs with his rockabilly band Cousin Harley at Ladner's Genesis Theatre..
SATURDAY: the City Soul Choir performs under the direction of Brian Tate at Temple Sholom.
SATURDAY: vocalist Krista Wallace and the Fat Jazz big band perform at South Surrey's Crescent Legion 240.
SATURDAY: Vancouver grunge-rock band Rampant Lion plays the Railway Stage & Beer Café, with guests Cobra Ramone and the Deep Cove.
SATURDAY: American indie-rock singer-songwriter Meg Myers plays Venue.
SATURDAY: glam rockers CLONE play LanaLou's Restaurant, with ambient popsters the Furniture and indie-rockers Rat Silo.
SATURDAY: Vancouver blues-rock singer-guitarist Wailin' Al Walker leads his band at the Fairview Pub.
SATURDAY: Vancouver psychedelic country-soul band Real Ponchos celebrates the release of its latest album at the Rickshaw Theatre.
SATURDAY: Vancouver rock 'n' roll cowboy surfers the Modelos, featuring guitarists Joe Rotundo and Mike Kenney, play Guilt & Co.
SATURDAY: Mad Dogs & Vancouverites: A re-imagining of the classic Joe Cocker album at Kay Meek Arts Centre features performances by CR Avery, Steve Dawson, Roy Forbes, Rich Hope, Khari Wendell McClelland, Ndidi Onukwulu, Dawn Pemberton, and Matt Andersen.
SUNDAY: Vancouver hip-hop and R&B artist Teon Gibbs plays a pay-what-you-can gig at Guilt & Co.
SUNDAY: local musician Hank Pine kicks off his residency at the WISE with a show culminating in a rock opera.
SUNDAY: Dutch Robinson leads a jazz quartet that includes local legends Ron Johnston, Cameron Hood, and Buff Allen at Guilt & Co.
SUNDAY: quintet led by trumpeter Peter Juric performs rock, R&B, and swing at Surrey's Northwood United Church.
SUNDAY: local blues-rockers the Steve Kozak Band plays the Sunday Blues Revue at the Columbia in New Westminster.