Can’t-miss Vancouver concerts in March 2024

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      Has spring sprung? It’s hard to say. The beginning of bloom season is just around the corner, even if it doesn’t feel like it yet.

      Here are the concerts in Vancouver you can’t miss this month.

      Real Estate: March 1 @ Hollywood Theatre 

      The Infinite Jangle tour arrives to rustle your jimmies. 

      Excision: March 1 and 2 @ Pacific Coliseum 

      Two nights of the Nexus Tour, with different supports each show.

      Nick Waterhouse: March 2 @ The Pearl 

      Rhythmic rockabilly from the California blues bringer. 

      Aleksi Campagne: March 3 @ Mel Lehan Hall at St. James 

      Indie-folk fiddle-singing from Connie Kandor’s son. 

      Corb Lund: March 5 @ Orpheum Theatre

      Albertan cowboy rocker makes a claim for the best in the west. 

      Skid Row and Buckcherry: March 5 @ Commodore Ballroom

      As their tour name suggests: the gang’s all here!

      Sleepy Gonzales: March 6 @ The Pearl

      Surrey’s dream pop savants headline. Support from Grade School, Lola, and Cherry Pick. 

      Laetitia Sadier: March 6 @ Fox Cabaret

      French art-pop chanteuse and Stereolab founder.  

      Arlo Parks: March 7 @ Commodore Ballroom 

      British singer-songwriter fuses influences into Mercury-winning music. 

      Mercury Award-winning musician Arlo Parks makes a trip across the pond.
      Alex Kurunis

      The Real McKenzies: March 7 @ Rickshaw Theatre

      All you other McKenzies are just imitators. 

      Alessandro Cortini: March 7 @ Chan Centre for the Performing Arts 

      Nine Inch Nails member uses his custom synth for weird experimentalism. 

      Maoli: March 7 @ Harbour Event Centre

      Hawaii’s country-reggae superstars. Possibly, the only country-reggae superstars. 

      Lil Tecca: March 8 @ Vogue Theatre

      Gen Z rapper who made it big online.

      Jordan Klassen: March 8 @ ANZA Club

      Root Dwellers’ first showcase of the year, featuring local indie talent. 

      Josiah and the Bonnevilles: March 8 @ Biltmore Cabaret

      He’s Josiah, and we’re the Bonnevilles. I don't think it's optional.

      Militarie Gun: March 8 @ Rickshaw Theatre 

      Los Angeles’ newest hardcore punk exports aim high. 

      The Arrogant Worms: March 9 @ Mel Lehan Hall at St. James 

      Kingston’s Canadiana comedy trio bring the silly to the string-strumming.

      The Arrogant Worms make fun of Canada's unique idosyncracies. Like our trees. And rocks. And... water.

      The Paper Kites: March 10 @ Vogue Theatre

      The Melbourne indie folk quintet takes flight. 

      Ryan Beatty: March 10 @ Commodore Ballroom 

      You’d Beatty be ready for his return to dream pop. 

      Of the Wand & The Moon: March 10 @ The Pearl 

      The most Danish neofolk name for the long-running Danish neofolk project.

      The Record Company: March 10 @ Biltmore Cabaret

      Grammy-nominated trio mix blues and rock. 

      Tiny Habits: March 11 @ Hollywood Theatre 

      Folk-pop three-piece has one EP, and huge harmonies. 

      Royal Wood: March 13 @ Shadbolt Centre for the Arts 

      The Piano Men tour matches Juno-nominated Royal Wood with roots-folk tinkler Jeffrey Straker. 

      LANY: March 14 @ PNE Forum

      The Beautiful Blur tour promises a hazy good night. 

      LANY returns to Vancouver in March.

      Punkstravaganza VIII: March 15 and 16 @ Rickshaw Theatre 

      The Dreadnoughts helm two more nights of annual rowdy revelry. 

      Other People: March 16 @ Green Auto 

      The album release show for Vancouver post-punk poetry. Support from Post Modern Connection and Grade School. 

      Pinebarren: March 16 @ The Cobalt 

      Vancouver-based collective gathers international members for a hometown show. 

      Devon More: March 17 @ Progress Lab 

      Live-looping instrumentalist plays a matinee album release show.

      Bas: March 18 @ Commodore Ballroom 

      The We Only Talk About Real Shit When We’re Fucked Up tour brings raw rap. 

      Video Age: March 19 @ The Pearl

      New Orleans duo show off classic rock and pop roots. 

      Gwar: March 20 @ Vogue Theatre 

      Lore-forward heavy metal that’s out of this world. Toronto’s Cancer Bats supports.

      Lucki: March 20 @ PNE Forum

      Mononymous Chicago rapper makes his own luck.  

      Nicotine Dolls: March 20 @ Biltmore Cabaret

      A rocky America’s Got Talent experience catapulted the four-piece to fame.

      Fire Ex: March 22 @ Fox Cabaret

      Taiwanese punk rockers with two decades of independent outspokenness. 

      Riot Days: March 22 @ The Pearl

      Pussy Riot brings electrifying punk protest performance art to stage. 

      Pussy Riot's Riot Days show co-incides with an exhibition at the Polygon Gallery, Velvet Terrorism.

      Melissa Etheridge and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra: March 23 @ The Orpheum 

      Does the Orpheum have windows? Where will you come to? Big questions. 

      Daði Freyr: March 23 @ Commodore Ballroom 

      Iceland’s tallest Eurovision star will make you “Think About Things.”

      Priya Ragu: March 23 @ Fortune Sound Club

      Swiss singer-songwriter fuses Tamil strings and R&B soul for sonic bliss. 

      Bloom Effect: March 23 @ WISE Hall 

      Fuzzy dream-pop shoegaze from a Brit and an Argentine in Lotusland.  

      Alkaline Trio: March 24 @ Vogue Theatre

      Matt Skiba’s back from Blink-182, and ready to show what his OG band can do.

      Alt punk icons Alkaline Trio swing by Vancouver on a world tour.
      Jonthan Weiner

      Sofiane Pamart: March 24 @ Hollywood Theatre

      Self-proclaimed Piano King mixes keys and rap. 

      Ashley McBryde: March 25 @ Commodore Ballroom

      Country musician and Grand Ole Opry inductee brings the honky-tonk charm. 

      Madi Diaz: March 25 @ Fox Cabaret

      Accomplished songwriter (and Harry Styles’ guitarist) tours her sixth album. 

      Noah Kahan: March 26 @ Rogers Arena 

      Sad boy supreme brings melancholy to the big stage. 

      Noah Kahan says March is "Stick Season" for Vancouver.
      Aysia Marotta

      Milky Day: March 26 @ The Pearl 

      Korean-New Zealander mixes music and math in loping low-fi. 

      Chelsea Wolfe: March 26 @ Vogue Theatre

      The goth rock folk queen is on the road with her seventh album.

      Tim McGraw: March 27 @ Rogers Arena

      Is the cowboy hat surgically attached to his cranium, or can he escape?  

      Arm’s Length: March 28 @ Fortune Sound Club

      Small-town Ontario emo band reaches out on its first headlining tour.

      Surf Hat: March 28 @ The Pearl

      Squamish's Surf Hat (the band) recommends checking out “Surf Hat” (the song) on Surf Hat (the album).

      Shred Kelly: March 29 @ Biltmore Cabaret

      Fernie-based alt folk rockers promise powerhouse performance.

      Forester: March 30 @ Fox Cabaret 

      Indie electronic duo summon nature through beepy noodling. 

      Haleluya Hailu: March 31 @ Red Gate Arts Society 

      The Vancouver multi-instrumentalist's EP release show is the new wave of indie sleaze... whichever wave we're on now. 

      604 Records' wunderkid Haleluya Hailu releases music for outsiders.
      Simone Chnarkis