This Week’s Must-See Shows featuring Kelly Fraser and Kanata Festival

The best artists playing the hottest shows this week in Vancouver, June 19-25 2017


Kelly Fraser is an Inuk singer/songwriter from Sanikiluaq, Nunavut, who creates pop music about her life and challenges, as well as Inuit culture. She performs at this Saturday at Kanata Festival.

Featuring aspects of Indigenous Culture from across Canada, Kanata Festival takes place June 19 through July 1 on the traditional unceded territory of the Coast Salish People, in Larwill Park, Downtown Vancouver.

Kelly Fraser is just one of the must-see artists playing in Vancouver this week, picked by our city’s #knowfun Selectors at Do604.

This Week’s Playlist – the best artists playing Vancouver

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Bonnie Riatt
at Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Monday June 19
“Dig In Deep” and fall in love with Bonnie Riatt’s soul touching, rocking blues.
Ron Gallo
at The Cobalt – Tuesday June 20
Ron Gallo will leave you in awe with his infectious garage pop at The Cobalt.
at The Biltmore – Wednesday June 21
They’ve got a sweet twist on pop that’s bursting with high energy ear candy, gritty synths and soulful melodies. 
Seu Jorge: A Tribute to David Bowie
at The Orpheum – Thursday June 22
You may know him for his role in City of God but this Brazilian singer/songwriter/guitarist’s warm, husky baritone reimagining of Bowie’s classics will jazz up your Thursday night!  
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds
at Queen Elizabeth Theatre – Thursday June 22
Meet rock music’s “Prince of Darkness”. He’ll be filling Queen Elizabeth with his goth lusciousness. 
Sub Focus
at Celebrities – Thursday June 22
Feel all corners of the electronic landscape transport you far away and fulfill your electro fantasies when you dissolve into Sub Focus’ aim. 
CMDWN at Happy Ending Fridays
at Fortune – Friday June 23
CMDWN is bringing the best of edgy Toronto rap to Happy Ending Fridays at Fortune. 
Peach Pit
at The Fox – Friday June 23
Peach Pit’s melancholy pop tunes are filled with dreamy guitar tones and punchy beats to get your pumped for the weekend. And we absolutely LOVE their new album! 
at Ironworks – Friday June 23
Dálava’s haunting expressive rocking energy with scratchy avant-jazz textures will stun you at Ironworks.
Jurassic 5
at Commodore – Friday June 23 & Saturday June 24
Who said hip hop is dead? Jurassic 5’s vibrant beats will pump you back to life, just in time for the weekend! 
Tavis E. Triance
at The Biltmore – Saturday June 24
Embrace Tavis E. Triance’s love for darkness, absurdity and the unbridled madness of humanity.
Kelly Fraser at Kanata Festival
at Larwill Park – Saturday June 24
She’ll inspire you with her beautiful vocals and striking, on point lyrics.
Jon Delerious
at Open Studios – Saturday June 24
Jon Delerious leads a wicked lineup of dub-influenced house to get your heart racing and feet moving at Open Studios this Saturday night!
Goldroom High Seas Boat Tour
on Abitibi Boat – Saturday June 24
Come on, summer is literally just around the corner, so what’s a better way of celebrating it than partying it up on Abitibi Boat with good vibes party starter Goldroom? 
Omar Souleyman
at Imperial – Sunday June 25
Souleyman is an international sensation. His irresistible, hyper energetic genre-bridging music will get your heart racing and hands waving at Imperial.
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