FRIDAY: Australian indie-rock band Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever plays the Rickshaw Theatre.
FRIDAY: Brooklyn pop duo Good Great Fine OK plays the Fox Cabaret.
FRIDAY: Montreal electro-funk duo Chromeo plays Malkin Bowl in Stanley Park.
FRIDAY: Fleetwood Mac tribute band Dreams plays North Vancouver's Centennial Theatre.
FRIDAY: downtempo electronica artist Little People plays the Biltmore Cabaret, with guests arms and sleepers.
FRIDAY: dinner concert at Port Moody's Gallery Bistro features jazz vocalist Julia MacLean with Miles Hill (bass) and Bill Sample (keys).
FRIDAY: the Impressions Big Band performs at a swing-dance night at the Vancouver Alpen Club.
FRIDAY: the Universal Gospel Choir performs gospel, world, pop, and foot-stomping soul at the Canadian Memorial United Church.
SATURDAY: singer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Nick Murphy plays the first of two nights at the Commodore Ballroom.
SATURDAY: Doors tribute band the Unknown Soldiers plays the Railway Stage & Beer Café, with guests the Eleven Twelves.
SATURDAY: country-rocker Taylor-Rae celebrates the release of her debut album Backseat Driver at the WISE Hall.
SATURDAY: jazz quintet Jazzlinks, featuring local vocalist Linda Szentes, plays Port Moody's Gallery Bistro.
SATURDAY: local punk-rockers the Corps play Pat's Pub and Brewhouse, with guests AK-747s, CU Next Tuesdays, and palm oil.
SUNDAY: British hard-rock band the Cult, featuring vocalist Ian Astbury and guitarist Billy Duffy, plays the Vogue Theatre.
SUNDAY: Singer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Nick Murphy plays the second of two nights at the Commodore Ballroom.
SUNDAY: Atlanta alt-pop singer-songwriter Mattiel plays the WISE Hall.
SUNDAY: Jazz pianist Misha Piatigorsky plays Frankie's Jazz with John Lee (bass) and Jose Loria Triay (drums).
SUNDAY: Vancouver vocal ensemble Sound Eclectic performs in various musical genres--from jazz to pop, and classical to rock--at the Orpheum Annex.
SUNDAY: the Kristian Alexandrov & Shannon Gaye Quartet performs jazz at Surrey's Northwood United Church.