The XX & The Top 20 Shows We’re Stoked About This Week

The best shows to see in and around Vancouver, April 24-30 2017


Get this incredible week of music off to a brilliant start with sexy UK phenomenon The XX. Their new album is, in our opinion, their best yet.
But they’re just one of the Top 20 must-see artists playing in Vancouver this week, and picked by our city’s #knowfun Selectors at Do604.

Subscribe to the playlist, or return back every Monday to hear who’s the best of the best playing Vancouver.

Tuesday April 25
The XX at Thunderbird
Back with a renewed energy, Jamie XX’s production is alive on the new album.

The Weeknd at Rogers
Undisputedly one of the most energetically sexy artists in the world.

Wednesday April 26
Laura Marling at Vogue
If you love Joni Mitchell, you’ll fall in love with Marlin’s gorgeous voice and lyricism.

Thursday April 27
Bastille at Thunderbird
Grammy-nominated UK band Bastille bring their Wild, Wild World Tour to town.

Yes We Mystic at Biltmore
Winnipeg indie rockers join a fantastic lineup to make Thursday at the Biltmore one not to miss.

Betty Who at Imperial
Totally Top 40, Austraila’s Betty Who is all about feeling some kind of wonderful.

Malaa at Venue
Mysterious rising house producer will make Venue a sweaty dance party.

Fri Apr 28
The Middle Coast at The Fox
Filled with youthful enthusiasm and mainstream ambitions.

KRANE at Happy Ending Fridays at Fortune
Oakland producer KRANE is gonna test Fortune’s soundsystem and floors. Hold on ;)

Andrew Bayer & Ilan Bluestone at Commodore
Anjunabeats duo channel vintage trance and reboot with modern flair.

Dune Rats at Rickshaw Friday & Garabaldi Lift Co in Whistler on Saturday
We saw this Aussie punk band when they were in town only a few months ago. It was bananas. Don’t miss it.

Sat Apr 29
Dark Stone at Red Room
Blending classic hard rock with metal and blues, local band Dark Stone are gonna give you more than “Enough.”

Laurence Juber at Kay Meek Centre
Former lead guitarist with Wings, and Fingerstyle’s Guitarist of the Year.

Bwana at Vancouver Art and Leisure
This techno/ambient producer is on fire, receiving acclaim from across the world.

Larissa Tandy at The Cobalt
Vancouver via Melbourne, Tandy’s bringing her muscular songwriting and unrestrained performances to the Cobalt this Saturday.

MIA’s gonna be poppin’ when rising bass house producer ANGELZ hits the decks.

Trap Them at SBC
Boston’s Trap Them bonded over a love for Entombed, Black Flag, Nasum, Swans, Neurosis, Darkthrone, and Tragedy. This sound like your perfect playlist? Then get down to SBC this weekend.

Elle Wolf at Blue Light Studio
Collaborating with DJ duo Diana Boss, and featured at the Inside Van Series, the local indie-alt rock band is on the rise. Catch them before they sell out the big stages!

Mi’ens at Merge
Want to hear something totally unique? Mi’ens’ hard-to-pin-down style of artsy, noisy math-rock will satisfy your ears.

Sun Apr 30
Lowell Friesen at Cafe Deux Soleils
Folk, nu-grass or alt-country, however you label it, Lowell Friesen’s music is brilliant.

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