FRIDAY: Japanese rock band One OK Rock plays the Vogue Theatre, with guests Waterparks and Stand Atlantic.
FRIDAY: L.A.-based pop singer-songwriter Ella Vos plays the Biltmore Cabaret.
FRIDAY: Festival du Bois celebrates its 30th anniversary with francophone music from across Canada at Coquitlam's Mackin Park.
FRIDAY: the Stable Genius Showcase at Pat's Pub and Brewhouse features performances by rock bands Rong!, Lambsbreath, Fake James, and Pale North.
FRIDAY: folk-rockers Jay Gavin & the Tired Sunday Choir play an album-release party at the False Creek Yacht Club, with guests Cassidy Waring and Sam Balson.
FRIDAY: Canadian pop-rock band Lighthouse celebrates its 50th anniversary with the first of two nights at West Van's Kay Meek Centre.
FRIDAY: California rapper Vince Staples plays the Harbour Event Centre, with guest JPEGMAFIA.
FRIDAY: New York psych-rock trio King Buffalo plays the WISE Hall, with guests We Hunt Buffalo and Killer Deal.
FRIDAY: Jeff Gladstone & The Bad Ideas perform cowboy-noir cabaret at Tyrant Studio.
FRIDAY: the 17-piece South Van Big Band performs swing, bebop, Latin jazz, rock, and funk at Hood 29.
FRIDAY: the Rogue Folk Club presents a CD-release concert by local guitar ace Paul Pigat at St. James Hall.
SATURDAY: Vancouver rock singer-songwriter Matthew Good plays the Vogue Theatre, with guest Poesy.
SATURDAY: local instrumental band Buster Brown & the New Resolutions, featuring guitarist Andreas Schuld, plays Pat's Pub and Brewhouse, with guest Simon Jarrett.
SATURDAY: Festival du Bois celebrates its 30th anniversary with francophone music from across Canada at Coquitlam's Mackin Park.
SATURDAY: local guitar-rock band Chase the Bear plays an EP-release show at the Bourbon, with guests Redwoods, Lucky Monkey, and Robots and Gods.
SATURDAY: tributes to Celine Dion and Michael Bublé performed by Tiffany Desrosier and Adam Lucas at Richmond's River Rock Show Theatre.
SATURDAY: Park Sound Presents at North Van's Park Sound Studio features performances by Kuri, Wrecked Beach, and the Lunchtime Band.
SATURDAY: dance-rock band Bombargo plays the Railway Stage and Beer Café, with guests Healing Days, Where We Wander, and Indigo Royals.
SATURDAY: New York jazz singer and bassist Katie Thiroux plays Frankie's Jazz.
SATURDAY: Edmonton blues singer-songwriter Kat Danser performs at a CD-release concert at St. James Hall.
SATURDAY: Canadian pop-rock band Lighthouse celebrates its 50th anniversary with the second of two nights at West Van's Kay Meek Centre.
SATURDAY: Manitoba indie-pop band Royal Canoe plays the Biltmore Cabaret.
SATURDAY: instrumental eight-piece soul-funk band from Seattle, the Polyrhythmics, plays the Rickshaw Theatre.
SATURDAY: U.K. singer-songwriters Westerman and Puma Blue play a coheadlining show at the Fox Cabaret.
SATURDAY: Electronic-music producer and singer-songwriter from England, James Blake, plays the Harbour Event Centre.
SATURDAY: African and Latin dance party with DJ Marc Fournier and drummer Yoro Noukoussi at the Backstage Lounge.
SATURDAY: tributes to Led Zeppelin and Kiss by Dazed 'N Amused and Alive N Kissin' at the Fairview Pub.
SUNDAY: trip-hop band from England, Hælos, plays the WISE Hall.
SUNDAY: Philadelphia indie-rock quintet Mt. Joy plays the Imperial Vancouver.
SUNDAY: New York saxman Dave Anderson leads his B.C. quartet at Frankie's Jazz.
SUNDAY: Festival du Bois celebrates its 30th anniversary with francophone music from across Canada at Coquitlam's Mackin Park.
SUNDAY: night of tribute artists at New Westminster's Massey Theatre features Marty Edwards as Kenny Rogers.
SUNDAY: Vancouver jazz band the Trevor Whitridge Quintet plays Surrey's Northwood United Church.