FRIDAY: local blues legend Jim Byrnes performs a fundraiser for the Rogue Folk Club at St. James Hall.
FRIDAY: Juno-winning jazz vocalist Emilie-Claire Barlow performs at Burnaby's Shadbolt Centre for the Arts.
FRIDAY: classically trained pianist Erica Mac performs love songs in creepy minor keys at the Heatley.
FRIDAY: American rock duo Illiterate Light performs tunes from its self-titled debut album at the WISE Hall.
FRIDAY: The Boots and Babes Ball at the Commodore Ballroom features country artists JoJo Mason, Sons of Daughters, and Kristin Carter.
FRIDAY: 54-40 frontman Neil Osborne performs a solo show at Langley's Bez Arts Hub.
FRIDAY: American rock band the Frogs, featuring Evan Dando of the Lemonheads, plays the Rickshaw Theatre.
FRIDAY: nIneteen-piece big band the Impressions plays classics from Frank Sinatra to Louis Prima at the Vancouver Alpen Club.
SATURDAY: sixties-inspired garage-rockers the Eleven Twelves play LanaLou's Restaurant, with guests Massy Ferguson and Kele Fleming.
SATURDAY: Montreal-based electro-pop artist Geoffroy plays the Fox Cabaret.
SATURDAY: New York City brass-funk band Lucky Chops plays the Rickshaw Theatre.
SATURDAY: electronic-music show Monster Uncaged: Origins at the PNE Forum features headliners Seven Lions and Joyryde.
SUNDAY: the Lil Fest hip-hop show at the PNE Forum features headliners Shoreline Mafia (above), bbno$, and Lil Tracy.
SUNDAY: Black History Month concert at the Canadian Memorial United Church features performances by the Universal Gospel Choir, CMUC Choir, and a Workshop Mass Choir.
SUNDAY: local blues-rocker Steve Kozak leads his trio at the Blue Martini.
SUNDAY: folk singer-songwriter Dan Bern performs tunes from new album Regent Street at LanaLou's Restaurant.
SUNDAY: Country-blues afternoon show at the Princeton Pub & Grill features Ana Bon-Bon.