FRIDAY: melodic pop band Bailen, featuring siblings Daniel, David, and Julia Bailen, plays the WISE Hall.
FRIDAY: Vancouver synth-pop post-punk band the Gathering plays the Rickshaw Theatre.
FRIDAY: Justin Lacroix and Arnaud Granoux perform at Studio 16 as part of Festival d'été francophone.
FRIDAY: jazz singer Angela Verbrugge brings her Vocals n’ Vibes Quartet to Tyrant Studios.
SATURDAY: indie-pop band Gang Signs plays the Biltmore Cabaret.
SATURDAY: Malleus Trio blends improvisation and original works at the Cultch.
SATURDAY: Current Swell, Freak Motif, Dirty Radio, Dino DiNicolo, Wooden Horsemen, and Soul Rebel play Red Truck Brewery as part of the Truck Stop Concert Series.
SATURDAY: the Gathering Festival at Emery Barnes Park is a free concert featuring performances by Odds, the Big Easy Funk Ensemble, Gary Comeau & the Voodoo Allstars, Carnegie Jazz Band, Love Medicine, and Katari Taiko.
SATURDAY: Langara College Community Day at Langara College features food trucks, a kids' zone, and live music by 54-40.
SATURDAY: Day One of the two-day Breakout Festival, which features performances by A$AP Rocky, Lil Skies, YBN Cordae, Night Lovell, Yung Tory, Lil Berette, Angtst, and Anklegod at the PNE Amphitheatre.
SATURDAY: Grégory Charles & Marc Hervieux and Alpha Yaya Diallo perform at Le Centre Culturel Francophone de Vancouver as part of Festival d'été francophone.
SATURDAY: jazz guitarists Tony and Peter Chotem (Double Helix) perform originals as well as jazz, Latin, and blues standards at West Vancouver's Silk Purse Arts Centre.
SATURDAY: Australian electronic-music duo Cosmo's Midnight plays the Fox Cabaret.
SATURDAY: heavy rock band Rampant Lion plays the Railway Stage & Beer Café, with guests Cobra Ramone, Wrecked Beach, and Other People.
SATURDAY: Foo Fighters and Tragically Hip tribute bands Fo Fighters and the Hip Show play Shannon Hall on the Cloverdale Fairgrounds.
SATURDAY: the New Orleans Ale Stars perform swing-dance music at the Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre.
SATURDAY: punk-rockers the Vicious Cycles play an album release party at the WISE Hall, with guests the Mandates, Sandstorm, and Dead Cells.
SUNDAY: Day Two of the two-day Breakout Festival, which features performances by Rae Sremmurd (above), Lil Baby, Gunna, Rich the Kid, Saweetie, Illyminiachi, and Ninetyfour at the PNE Amphitheatre.
SUNDAY: Vancouver post-punk band Dumb plays an album-release party at the Red Gate Arts Society, with guests Nick Normal, Cave Girl, and Co-op.