The 12 best shows to see this week featuring The National

The most awesome events in & around Vancouver Nov 27 - Dec 3 2017

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The end of November is here, and with it comes a truly exciting week packed to the brim with amazing events. Of special note, we have indie and folk rock legends The National rocking hard this Friday and Saturday at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre.

But that’s not all. The Do604 team has come up a cool list of the 12 best events around town this week, be sure to check them out.

Pale Waves
Monday Nov 27 at The Fox
To kick off a fantastic week we have the incredible indie pop rock band Pale Waves, bringing their gothic twist to indie rock. With beautifully deep guitar riffs and melodies, similar to early styles of The Cure, you can be guaranteed the band will have you dancing all night long.

Angus & Julia Stone
Tuesday Nov 28 at The Vogue – sold out
It seems the heavens are upon us with this truly angelic folk and indie pop duo. Angus and Julia Stone are the very definition of deep soulful acoustic music, with lyrics peppered with deep emotion and guitar melodies and riffs so beautiful they bring a tear to your eye. Do not miss this chance to listen to classics like “Devil’s Tears” and “Yellow Brick Road.”

Amplify Her – screenings & live performances
Tuesday Nov 28 at The Rio
The Rio is bringing to us a fantastic feature documentary giving an in depth view of how women within electronic music have gained recognition in the industry, how they built upon their successes and some of the challenges they faced in the process. Complementing the documentary will be performances by C O Z Y and Kytami.

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Jonny Lang
Wednesday Nov 29 at the Commodore
The mid-week brings us blues, gospel and rock legend Jonny Lang, showing off his amazingly complex guitar riffs combined with toe tapping drum beats and complemented by his gruff yet deeply rich voice. He is currently on tour to promote his latest album “Fight For My Soul”.

Slow Magic
Thursday Nov 30 at Venue
A little pre-weekend magic this Thursday with Slow Magic, an incredible chillwave and electronica music producer known for taking his audience to other worlds. His music is uplifting and melodic, giving off a serene vibe guaranteed to take away your mid week stress and have you ready for the great weekend ahead.

Shabazz Palaces
Friday Dec 1 at The Cobalt
The start of the weekend brings with it the incredible hip hop duo Shabazz Palaces, consisting of rapper Palaceer Lazaro and multi instrumentalist Baba Maraire. The duo is famous for using experimental cultural African jazz and percussion overtones within their music to create a truly sublime experience. Anjunadeep
Friday Dec 1 at Celebrities
The love child of Above N Beyond’s incredible Ajunabeats is finally here. Anjunadeep has brought us truly amazing DJ’s and producers from all over the globe, specializing in the wonderful, magical melodies of deep, minimal and tech house, featuring amazing sets from Luttrell, Gab Rhome and Jody Wisternoff.

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The National
2 nights at Queen Elizabeth Theatre (Fri & Sat)
Indie, alternative and folk rock legends The National are finally here. Their music is deep yet emotionally uplifting complimented by their lead singer’s deep baritone voice. The band will have you tapping your feet, as you sing along to great hits like “I Need My Girl” and “Fake Empire”.

The Return of Slow
3 shows at The Fox Cabaret (Fri, Sat, Sun)
This weekend marks a truly special event. Canadian punk rock band Slow are back, and in glorious style, playing not one, not two, but three shows throughout the weekend! Known for their brutal guitar riffs with edgy, in your face” lyrics, do not miss this amazing chance to see the glorious return of Slow.

Brasstronaut
Saturday Dec 2 at The Biltmore Cabaret
Some deep soul and funk for your Saturday night delight with our very own local indie rock and jazz legends Brasstronaut, known for fusing elements of rock, pop and electronica within their music, giving of this awesome feeling of love and happiness, making you feel at peace with the world around you.

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Jaded, hosted by Harrison Brome
Saturday Dec 2 at Celebrities
One of our local rising hip hop and R&B rising stars will be performing his new release “Jaded” this Saturday at Celebrities. With a voice so beautiful it can melt gold, and tense dark yet meaningful beats to back him up; you can bet he’s taking over the night.

Vancouver Santa Claus Parade
Sunday Dec 3, downtown Vancouver
The end of the week comes with a truly spectacular surprise; Jolly old Saint Nick will be blessing our streets once again this Sunday with the annual Santa Claus Parade, in support of the Vancouver Food Bank. Come enjoy the beautiful and spectacular wonders of over 60 floats, Christmas season is finally here.

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