FRIDAY: local folk band Early Spirit performs at a release party for debut album Unrelated at Bluedog Guitars.
FRIDAY: harmonica-driven blues band Carlos Del Junco & the Blues Mongrels performs at Maple Ridge's ACT Arts Centre.
FRIDAY: East Van-based indie band Blue Dirt Girl plays the Cultch Jim Green House, with guests Uptight Bass.
FRIDAY: David Graff & Band play an album-release show for Supposed to Fly at Buckerfield's.
FRIDAY: Elvis Elvis Elvis is a tribute to music legend Elvis Presley at Richmond's River Rock Show Theatre.
FRIDAY: Covenant Presents features death-, doom-, and black-metal bands Gevurah, Diabolic Oath, Reversed, and Harrow at the WISE Hall.
FRIDAY: the Ardeshir’s Standards Trio performs saxophone jazz at Tyrant Studios.
FRIDAY: L.A. rockers Cherry Glazerr play the Rickshaw Theatre, with guests Palehound.
FRIDAY: Yukon punk band Speed Control plays LanaLou's Restaurant, with guests Dead End Drive-In and the Highsides.
FRIDAY: blues artist Sue Foley performs at the Recovery Blues fundraiser for Westminster House at the Metro, along with Rita Chiarelli and Corey Lavigne.
SATURDAY: Boston indie-folk quartet Darlingside plays the Biltmore Cabaret, with guests River Whyless.
SATURDAY: local '80s pop-rock band Barney Bentall & the Legendary Hearts play the Commodore Ballroom.
SATURDAY: Vancouver power-pop kings Pointed Sticks play the Rickshaw Theatre, with guests saltspringunderground, the Furniture, and Alex Little & the Suspicious Minds.
SATURDAY: the Rogue Folk Club presents folk and roots quartet Còig at St. James Hall.
SATURDAY: Vernon quartet She Hangs Brightly plays the Bourbon, with guests the Break, Quinn Pickering, and Skyline Park.
SATURDAY: local Celtic band Blackthorn plays Burnaby's All Saints Anglican Church.
SATURDAY: local ABBA tribute band ABRA Cadabra plays New Westminster's Massey Theatre.
SATURDAY: Berlin dance band Max Raabe and Palast Orchester performs music of the Roaring '20s at the Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts.
SATURDAY: East Van Mardi Gras at the WISE Hall features performances by the Big Easy Funk Ensemble, Terminal City Brass Band, and Melody Mangler.
SATURDAY: Classically-trained Canadian Indigenous tenor, composer, musicologist, and activist Jeremy Dutcher plays the Rio Theatre.
SATURDAY: local band PigpeN plays the Railway Stage and Beer Café, with guests Abel Collective, Black Pontiac, and Caustic SodaPop.
SATURDAY: local garage-punks Vicious Cycles play a record-release show at Antisocial Skateboard Shop, with guests Victories.
SUNDAY: the Rogue Folk Club presents a bluegrass double bill featuring Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen and Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley.
SUNDAY: vocalists Artie Devlin and Laura Crema team up with Miles Black (piano), Brent Gubbels (bass), and Buff Allen (drums) at Surrey's Northwood United Church.
SUNDAY: Earth Vespers: Music for the Living Planet at West Point Grey United Church features folk ballads, sing-alongs, a cappella anthems, and reverential hymns.