Hey Vancouver guitar freaks! Anybody want to know when and where in town the world’s top guitarists will be showing their stuff this year?
Here’s your monthly roundup of upcoming concerts, featuring guitar stars from the realms of blues, rock, metal, jazz, roots, and what have you.
Randy Hansen and his tribute to Hendrix at Blue Frog Studios on January 11.
Johnny A at Blue Frog Studios on January 12.
Adrian Bellue at Horizon School of Music on January 25.
Paul Pigat of Cousin Harley at Blue Frog Studios on February 7.
Marcus King of the Marcus King Band at the Commodore on February 9.
Marc Ribot with Gord Grdina's Haram at Blueshore Financial Centre for the Arts on February 28.
Will Johns of The Music of Cream at the Rickshaw Theatre on February 29.
Coco Montoya at the Rickshaw Theatre on March 8.
Gerry Leonard and Kevin Armstrong with A Bowie Celebration at the Commodore on March 13.
Mike Cooley and Jay Gonzalez of the Drive-By Truckers at the Commodore on March 17.
Jesse Cook at the Centre in Vancouver for Performing Arts on March 21.
Colin James at Clarke Theatre on March 27.
Tommy Emmanuel at the Vogue Theatre on April 2.
Dan and Justin Hawkins of the Darkness at the Vogue Theatre on April 15.
Bonnie Raitt at Rogers Arena on April 15.
Nita Strauss with Alice Cooper at Abbotsford Centre on April 18.
Martin Barre from Jethro Tull at Anvil Centre on April 26.
Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top at Abbotsford Centre on May 1.
Rick Nielsen of Cheap Trick at Abbotsford Centre on May 1.
Steve Dawson with the Black Hen Roadshow at the York Theatre on May 29.
Neil Schon with Journey at Rogers Arena on May 18.
Zakk Wylde with Ozzy Osbourne at Rogers Arena on July 9.