A fortnightly list of recommended events taking place in Vancouver. Here’s what’s caught my eye over the next 14 days!
Feel free to let me know if I missed anything of interest in the comments or you can always shoot me an email about upcoming shows.
Highlights: Kate Tempest @ Electric Owl (May 23rd), The Jesus and Mary Chain @ Vogue Theatre (May 13th) & Royal Blood @ Vogue Theatre (May 23rd).
Wednesday, May 13th
The Jesus and Mary Chain @ Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville St, Vancouver, (9pm, $49.50 – $55)
[Shoegaze/Indie Rock] Legendary Scottish shoegaze band The Jesus and Mary Chain tour marking the 30th Anniversary of Psychocandy. Their show in Dublin last year was ‘shambolicly brilliant’. Support from The Black Ryder.
Thursday, May 14th
Blockhead @ VENUE, 881 Granville Street, Vancouver (9pm, $15)
[Hip Hop/Electronic] Instrumental hip hop producer Blockhead returns to Vancouver with his downtempo/trip hop vibes.
The Rezillos @ Rickshaw Theatre, 254 E. Hastings, Vancouver (8pm, $20)
[Punk] Scottish punk/new wave band, on tour to support their upcoming album Zero. W/ Kid Congo & the Pink Monkey Birds and Fashionism.
Friday, May 15th
Rent Cheque Presents: HIGH CLASS w/ The Prettys @ Hindenburg, 23 West Cordova Street, Vancouver (9pm, $5)
[Garage/Punk] Music from Vancouver retro garage/punk rockers The Prettys & ASAP Yamaha. For $5 you can’t wrong, now can you?
Talkies @ The Cobalt, 917 Main Street, Vancouver (9pm)
[Indie] Oakland foursome with a knack for ear-pleasingly pleasant indie tunes.