24 Vancouver concerts this weekend, April 26 to 28

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      FRIDAY: English indie-rock band the 1975 plays UBC's Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre, with guests Pale Waves.

      FRIDAY: Park Sound Presents features performances by Kaylan Mackinnon, Holly Rees, and Derek Wayne Martin at North Van's Park Sound Studio.

      FRIDAY: the Bills perform at St. James Hall as part of the April in Paris gypsy-jazz event.

      FRIDAY: local band Camaro 67 plays a dance party at the WISE Hall with Missy D and guest Ndidi Cascade.

      FRIDAY: Virginia Beach rock band Turnover plays the Biltmore Cabaret, with guests Turnstile, Reptaliens, and Big Bite.

      FRIDAY: Australian electronic-music trio Rüfüs Du Sol plays the PNE Forum.

      FRIDAY: Halifax indie-rock band Wintersleep plays the Commodore Ballroom.

      FRIDAY: Toddcast Podcast Presents the Best Night Ever album-release party at the Railway Stage and Beer Café, with guests the Fallaways and Bobby's Cane.

      FRIDAY: local reggae/funk band Boomdaddy plays the Backstage Lounge.

      FRIDAY: the Steve Lloyd Smith Quartet performs classic jazz at Tyrant Studios.

      SATURDAYMokoomba performs traditional Tonga, Luvale, and Nyanja sounds laced with Congolese soukous and soul at Imperial Vancouver.

      SATURDAY: American pop superstar Ariana Grande plays Rogers Arena, with guests Normani and Social House.

      SATURDAY: Rock project by songwriter and producer Timothy Showalter, Strand of Oaks, plays the Biltmore Cabaret, with guests Wild Pink.

      SATURDAY: Sitar player and composer Anoushka Shankar plays the Chan Centre for the Performing Arts.

      SATURDAY: The Pat Chessell Band performs Celtic-fueled sounds with influences of roots, folk, and country at the Surrey Arts Centre.

      SATURDAY: Chicago tribute band West Coast Chicago plays the Eclipse Lounge at Hastings Racecourse.

      SATURDAY: Motown Meltdown at the Commodore Ballroom features 25 performers and a 12-piece band.

      SATURDAY: The Hot Club of Mars & the Lawless Firm perform at St. James Hall as part of the April in Paris gypsy-jazz event.

      SUNDAY: Victoria musician Ora Cogan blends elements of shoegaze, folk, dark-wave, and experimental at the Lido.

      SUNDAY: Jazz Vespers at North Vancouver's St. Andrew's United Church features Vancouver gospel singer Marcus Mosely.

      SUNDAY: the Cory Weeds Quartet, featuring saxophonist Weeds, plays Surrey's Northwood United Church.

      SUNDAY: rock 'n' roll band Gleneagle plays a homecoming show at the Railway Stage and Beer Café, with guests Yvette, Molly Aspinall, and Bryan Michael.

      SUNDAY: Jason Scott presents Diamond Forever, his tribute to Neil Diamond, at North Van's Two Lions Public House.

      SUNDAY: Van Django performs at St. James Hall as part of the April in Paris gypsy-jazz event.