It’s pretty tough to deny when two of our favourite indie bands – Broken Social Scene and The Belle Game – come to town to play two back-to-back shows Friday and Saturday, that this would be one of our Do-Not-Miss shows of the week.
Here’s what you should see to guarantee yourself a brilliant week, despite this gloomy Fall weather! Here’s the 13 Best Shows To See, brought to you by Vancouver’s #KnowFun Selectors at Do604.
Paul Weller: A Kind Revolution – Mon & Tues at The Commodore
There’s no better way to start the week than with rock veteran Paul Weller. With a career spanning more than 30 years, and often described as the “Modfather” due to his revival of the Mod Genre, you can be sure this Rock Legend will bring it, a sure cure for the Monday blues.
together PANGEA – Tues at Biltmore
Tuesday brings garage punk/alt rockers together PANGEA to the Biltmore. Their edgy unpredictable sound, packed full of raw emotion and intelligence is a great Tuesday treat.
Alison Wonderland – Wed at the Commodore
Widely considered one of the best new artists and producers to emerge over the last few years, Alison Wonderland is an EDM and Pop sensation. Riding high off her win for “New Artist Of The Year” at the E.M.A, she will be performing in Vancouver as part of her “FMUOASL” tour.
Strike a Chord Gala: A Benefit for Music Heals – Thurs at the Commodore
Vancouver’s only rockstar gala, this fantastic fundraiser is held annually in order to support the Music Heals Charitable Foundation. Raising over $250,000 for local music therapy programs in the past, this gala promises to be both exciting and entertaining but with a nice twist, it’s for a good cause.
Shadow Sessions with Tonye – Thurs at Chambar
Shadow Sessions is bringing you local soul and pop queen Tonye. With her beautifully harmonic voice, she has the power to touch your soul. This Thursday you will experience a night full of groove and soul. Don’t miss it or you will regret it.
One Bad Son w/ Whale and the Wolf – Thurs at The Roxy
Considered to be one of the hardest working live Rock n Roll bands, One Bad Son put on fantastic live sets. You can be sure this hard rock band will have you banging your head, being supported by Whale and The Wolf, a fresh, young alternative indie rock band who have just released 3 new singles earlier this year.
Nothing But Thieves – Thurs at The Imperial
A great pre-weekend bash. Nothing But Thieves will be at the Imperial showcasing their incredible array of electrifying music, ranging from from alternative to hard and active rock. They are just what you need to get you excited for the upcoming weekend.
Ariel Pink – Fri at Venue
It’s time to step away from the busy, hectic daily grind and just chill, and who best to help us get there, than Ariel Pink, who helped inspired the modern chillwave genre. Their music will have you swaying and forgetting, simply enjoying the moment. What a great way to end your work week.
Broken Social Scene and the Belle Game – Fri & Sat at the Commodore
This weekend at the Commodore, Broken Social Scene, with the Belle Game, will bring you a fantastic combination of indie rock and ethereal pop.
Zola Jesus – Sat at Venue
Embrace the darkness within the night with Zola Jesus. Her gothic spin on electronic, classical and pop music genres has brought about an amazing array of tracks that take you to a deep, dark place. Something truly magical, not to be missed.
Boobyball 2017 – Sat at the Imperial
Let’s get physical with Boobyball 2017, a fundraising event in support of Rethink Breast Cancer. Aiming to show us the benefits of being active with a great dance session, it’s time to head back into the 80’s, back when neon cocktails were a thing and have some good old fashioned fun. It’s for a good cause after all.
The Black Angels – Sun at the Commodore
It’s time to get your mind spinning and your thoughts racing with some psychedelic rock. Taking your mind to the realm of the unknown, this band knows how to end your weekend with their deep, energizing vocals and their beautiful trippy guitar riffs.
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