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.
SATURDAY: Mokoomba 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.