April 25 at the Biltmore
Vancouver indie-pop veteran Natasha Thirsk celebrates the re-release of her latest EP, 2018’s Main of Nowhere, on white vinyl, with Other People, the Slip-Ons, and the Furniture. White vinyl!
April 26 at Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre
The 1975 released one of 2018’s best albums, A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships, walking a fine line between Auto-Tuned millennial pop and vintage Manchester mope rock.
May 1 at the Biltmore
There’s retro and then there’s retro. Nick Waterhouse’s canny blend of ’50s rock ’n’ roll and ’60s soul ought to console anyone who missed the JD McPherson show a few weeks back.
May 2 and 3 at the Vogue
Seoul-based hip-hop trio Epik High comes to town bearing dope beats and enough English-language rhymes to spread its good vibes beyond Vancouver’s South Korean expat community.