MONDAY: American pop singer-songwriter and musician Max Frost plays the Fox Cabaret.
TUESDAY: American rapper Witt Lowry plays the Imperial, with guest Ro Ransom.
TUESDAY: Brooklyn hip-hop duo the Underachievers plays the Fortune Sound Club, touring in support of latest album Renaissance.
TUESDAY: American death-metal band the Black Dahlia Murder plays the Rickshaw, with guests Suffocation, Decrepit Birth, Necrot, AngelMaker, Wormwitch, and Revenger.
WEDNESDAY: American heavy-metal band Butcher Babies plays the Rickshaw Theatre, with guests Hellchamber and Anarcheon.
WEDNESDAY: Colombian-American pop singer-songwriter Kali Uchis plays the Biltmore Cabaret, with guests Phony Ppl.
WEDNESDAY: jazz at UBC"s Roy Barnett Recital Hall by pianist-flutist Tom Keenlyside, pianist Miles Black, bassist Miles Hill, and drummer Bernie Arai.
THURSDAY: Caravan World Rhythms presents Montreal hip-hop group Nomadic Massive at the Rickshaw, with guests "Rap and Soul" crew JB The First Lady, Kimmortal & Missy D., DJ Su Comandante.
THURSDAY: Los Angeles metalcore band In This Moment coheadlines the Commodore with American rap-rock band Hollywood Undead, with guests Of Mice and Men and Avatar.
THURSDAY: the New North Collective performs jazz, folk, new music, spoken word, and rock at Burnab'y's Shadbolt Centre for the Arts.
FRIDAY: American electronica duo Odesza performs the first of two nights at the PNE Forum, with guests Sofi Tukker and Kasbo. SOLD OUT.
FRIDAY: Coastal Jazz presents New York City organ player Akiko Tsuruga performing the first of two shows at Frankie's Jazz.
FRIDAY: Canadian electronica band Crystal Castles plays the Vogue Theatre.
FRIDAY: American folk band Hiss Golden Messenger plays the Biltmore Cabaret, touring in support of new album Hallelujah Anyhow.
FRIDAY: American alt-rock band Deer Tick plays the Rickshaw, with guest Jena Friedman.
FRIDAY: Atlanta hip-hop artist 6lack plays the Commodore, with guest Sabrina Claudio.
FRIDAY: U.K. electronica artist and Fuck Buttons member Blanck Mass plays the Fox Cabaret, touring in support of latest solo release World Eater.
FRIDAY: the Rogue Folk Club presents Cape Breton traditional-folk band Beòlach at St. James Hall.
FRIDAY: Canadian adult-contemporary singer-songwriter Gino Vanelli plays the River Rock Show Theatre.