FRIDAY: Canadian roots musician and Blackie & the Rodeo Kings member Colin Linden plays North Van's BlueShore Financial Centre for the Performing Arts.
FRIDAY: indie-pop band Yoke Lore, featuring former Walk the Moon and Yellerkin member Adrian Galvin, plays the Biltmore Cabaret.
FRIDAY: Welsh singer-songwriter and Super Furry Animals frontman Gruff Rhys plays the Fox Cabaret.
FRIDAY: Canadian singer/songwriter Mike Plume fronts his roots-based namesake band at LanaLou's Restaurant.
FRIDAY: Canadian rock singer-guitarist Jeff Martin, frontman of the Tea Party, plays the Imperial Vancouver.
FRIDAY: Sista Kandake hosts performances by Bounty Hunta, Zukie Joseph, and B Kenyan at the WISE Hall's Peter Tosh EarthStrong.
FRIDAY: Ryan Guldemond, Mike Young, and Ali Siadat of local indie-rockers Mother Mother are joined by friends and perform as Other Other at Guilt & Co.
FRIDAY: pianist Ilhan Saferali leads his jazz quartet at Tyrant Studios' Friday Jazz.
FRIDAY: Best In Vancouver--Night Four at the Railway Stage and Beer Café features performances by Antoinette & the Latest, Little Fix, Muscle and Gall, and the Break.
SATURDAY: Canadian rocker Todd Kerns from Age of Electric and Slash's band celebrates his induction into the B.C. Walk of Fame with a show at the Roxy Cabaret.
SATURDAY: Carolyn Mark and Geoff Berner host performances at the Rio Theatre by the Myrtle Family Band, Christie Rose, Khari McClellan, Desirée Dawson, Shiho Mizumoto & Paul Silveria, Hank Pine, the Wranglers, Kelly Haigh & Jimmy Roy, Jeff Scroggins, Las Estrellas de Vancouver, and the East Van Opry house band.
SATURDAY: White Rock blues band Mud Bay celebrates 40 years with a show at Blue Frog Studios.
SATURDAY: Scottish indie-rock band the Twilight Sad plays the Fox Cabaret.
SATURDAY: Caravan World Rhythms presents the Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir at the Orpheum Theatre.
SATURDAY: Canadian blues/reggae/rock band Big Sugar, featuring singer-guitarist Gordie Johnson, plays the Commodore Ballroom.
SATURDAY: Best In Vancouver--Night Five at the Railway Stage and Beer Café features performances by Major Fantasy, Travis James, Sleepy Gonzales, and Friday Night Fires.
SATURDAY: Swedish electropop singer-songwriter Tove Styrke plays the Biltmore Cabaret.
SATURDAY: local psych-Latin fusion group Los Duendes plays a pay-what-you-can gig at Guilt & Co.
SATURDAY: bandleader Josh Roberts and friends perform at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre's Hot Club Swing.
SATURDAY: local blues-rockers the Steve Kozak Band play the Eclipse Lounge at Hastings Park Racecourse.
SATURDAY: local boogie-rock acts Rich Hope and La Chinga play a double album-release party at the Rickshaw Theatre.
SUNDAY: eight-piece psychedelic soul revue King Khan and the Shrines plays the Rickshaw Theatre, with guests Gabriella Coh.
SUNDAY: American indie-pop singer-songwriter Børns plays the Orpheum Theatre, with guests Twin Shadow.
SUNDAY: Balkan composer and bandleader Goran Bregović performs all-time favourites and new songs from his latest album Three Letters from Sarajevo.
SUNDAY: country-blues artist Ana Bon-Bon's music saloon & social Sundays for Sinners takes place at the Princeton Pub & Grill.
SUNDAY: Arcade Fire member Richard Reed Parry performs material from his new solo album Quiet River of Dust Vol. 1.
SUNDAY: the Rogue Folk Club presents Newfoundland folk artist Matthew Byrne at the St. James Hall.
SUNDAY: Australian reggae-R&B vocalist Meiwa plays a pay-what-you-can gig at Guilt & Co.
SUNDAY: Ontario singer-songwriter Jenny Mitchell, aka Bird City, plays the WISE Hall.
SUNDAY: Queen tribute band performs the legendary group's greatest hits at Surrey's Bell Performing Arts Centre.
SUNDAY: Vancouver hard-rock band Default, featuring frontman Dallas Smith, plays the Commodore Ballroom.
SUNDAY: Vancouver R&B/fusion keyboardists Max Zipursky and Jonny Tobin lead their band at Guilt & Co.
SUNDAY: singer-songwriter showcase at Hood 29 features Bruce D Miller and a group of his masterclass songwriting students.More