Dance to Michael Jackson: Our Guide to This Weekend in Vancouver

The best of what to do in & around Vancouver, April 20-23 2017


The King of Pop forever and always. But are you more of a Thriller fan, or a Dangerous fan? This Saturday at The Fox, you can have it all at their 80s vs 90s Night!
But that’s just one of the 24 best things to do in Vancouver this weekend, as chosen by our city’s #knowfun Selectors at Do604

Thursday April 20
Julia Jacklin at The Cobalt
You’ll always win when you party with Aussie indie star Julia Jacklin.

Nineteen Eighty Four at the Rio
Based on the classic dystopian novel, this film version is a must-see.

San Fermin with Low Roar at Biltmore
This is such a brilliant combo, two fantastic bands, Vancouver you’re in for a treat!

Freddie Gibbs at Fortune
Phuk Monday at the Rickshaw
Linda McRae and Gurk Morlix at the WISE Hall

Friday April 21
Jazz Cartier at the Imperial
An absolutely firecracker performer, if you need energy you’ll get it and more from Jazz Cartier.

Cactus Blossoms at the Fox
Presented by Vancouver Folk Fest, the gorgeous harmonies and ageless sound of these Minneapolis brothers will have you swooning.

Dakha Brakha at the York Theatre
Bringing traditional Ukrainian music into modern times, you won’t see anything like DakhaBrakha very often!

Leftcoast at Guilt & Co
Bilal at Fortune
Blank Banshee at the Waldorf

Saturday April 22
Record Store Day
Love hunting for vinyl? How about catching live sets squeezed into your fave local record shops? The annual, international Record Store Day is all day this Saturday!

80s vs 90s Night at The Fox
Thriller Michael or Dangerous Michael? You can battle it out with your friends, or just say Beat It and dance the night away.

Natasha Kmeto at the Biltmore
Vancouver, we’re playing matchmaker. Get emotionally engaged with Portland’s Natasha Kmeto this Saturday night.

Lifetime of Damage at Little Mountain Gallery
Jon and Roy at the Imperial
The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer at Commodore

Sunday April 23
Saul Williams at WISE Hall
Spoken word legend Saul Williams is in town this weekend, with other brilliant artists including Kimmortal and Khari Wendell McClelland.

Heize at The Vogue
Don’t miss South Korean singer-songwriter and rapper Jang Da-hye, otherwise known as Heize!

Me and Mae at The Roxy
Rethink country music when you experience Me and Mae’s rockin’ good times.

Evil Dead II at The Rio
CiTR / Discorder Record Store Day afterparty at The Astoria
Good Nature at Studio Records

Have a great weekend checking out these events! You can always head to our Vancouver Events calendar, powered by Do604, for a full list of our recommended things to see and do in Vancouver.

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