FRIDAY: American rock band Hippo Campus performs tunes from its latest album Bambi at the Imperial Vancouver.
FRIDAY: Boston indie-rock band Vundabar plays the Fox Cabaret, with guests the Red Pears.
FRIDAY: Seattle neo-funk band Biddadat plays the Roxy Cabaret, with guests Francis Henson and Easy Trance.
FRIDAY: B.C. Fiddle Night at St. James Hall features performances by fiddlers Daniel Lapp, Kiérah, Kathleen Nisbet, and Trent Freeman.
FRIDAY: Coastal Jazz presents New York City jazz pianist Ray Gallon at Frankie's Jazz.
FRIDAY: the Ilhan Saferali Quartet performs jazz, rock, funk and Latin music at Tyrant Studios.
SATURDAY: the Killers guitarist Dave Keuning leads his own band, Keuning, at the Biltmore Cabaret.
SATURDAY: local folk-rockers the Paperboys play the Fox Cabaret, with guest Tonye Aganaba.
SATURDAY: the Rogue Folk Club presents the Revelers, featuring founding members of the Red Stick Ramblers and the Pine Leaf Boys, at St. James Hall.
SATURDAY: Japanese electropop singer Analyn Almerino performs at the Richmond Cultural Centre.
SATURDAY: American rappers Wiz Khalifa and Curren$y play the Commodore Ballroom.
SATURDAY: Utah indie-pop quartet the Aces plays the Fortune Sound Club.
SATURDAY: Matthew Dear plays Vancouver Art & Leisure, with guests Dark Arps, Iain Howie, tokiomi, and Nathan Hall.
SATURDAY: The Golden Oldies Birthday Bash at Surrey's Flamingo Events Centre features tributes to Elvis, Roy Orbison, and Patsy Cline.
SATURDAY: Alien Boys play an album-release party at the WISE Hall, with guests Fashionism, Dead Cells, and Starvation.
SUNDAY: the Rogue Folk Club presents Canadian Celtic fiddler Ashley MacIsaac at St. James Hall.
SUNDAY: local jazz vocalist Don Stewart performs at Surrey's Northwood United Church with Ron Johnston (piano), Cameron Hood (bass), Buff Allen (drums), and Nick Apivor (vibes, percussion).