Vancouver tour dates announced this week include Boney M., The Cat Empire, Speedy Ortiz

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      This week's roundup features an eclectic lineup, from disco legends to buzzy indie rockers. 

      Boney M.

      The disco group behind hits like “Daddy Cool” and “Rasputin”—which has enjoyed a recent resurgence thanks to TikTok and the latest season of Black Mirror—are hitting the road in celebration of the 45th anniversary of their 1978 record, Nightflight to Venus. The album was nominated for Best International Album at the 1980 Juno Awards. Original lead singer Liz Mitchell is set to join the run.

      When: November 17

      Where: Vogue Theatre

      Tickets: Available now via Admitone


      The Cat Empire

      The Australian jazz-funk band have plotted a 28-date North American tour in support of their forthcoming album, Where the Angels Fall, with back-to-back nights set for Vancouver. The announcement follows the release of a handful of new songs from the band, including “Thunder Rumbles” and “Money Coming My Way.”

      When: November 20-21

      Where: Commodore Ballroom

      Tickets: On sale June 29 via Ticketmaster


      Speedy Ortiz

      The indie rockers have extended their North American tour, stopping in Vancouver this winter in support of their forthcoming album, Rabbit Rabbit. The band, originally the solo project of artist Sadie Dupuis—who collaborated with the New Pornographers on its latest effort, Continue As a Guest—has also just released a new single, “Plus One”, from what will be its fourth studio album.

      When: November 11

      Where: The Cobalt

      Tickets: TBA