The best shows to see this week, featuring Ricky Gervais

The most awesome events in & around Vancouver Jan 29 - Feb 4 2018

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Wow! time sure does fly, the end of the month is already here, time is really going fast, but that doesnt mean we cant slow down and have some fun now and then. and this week boy do we have a list for you, starting off with the extremely hilarious Rick Gervais, who takes comedy to the next level this Monday.
And if that’s not for you, then don’t worry our teams weekly list has everything you need to have an amazing time.

Ricky Gervais Live: Humanity World Tour 2018

Mon 29 at the Queen Elizabeth theatre

A man who can honestly claim to be one of the funniest people in the world, is finally here to tickle your funny bone. Known for his “in your face with brutal honesty ” comedic style, and being the writer for the hilariously funny show “The Office” Ricky Gervais is the perfect start to the week, making you laugh so hard with his array of extremely funny humor, you will still be chuckling come Sunday.

The Wombats
Tues 30 at Venue

The truly incredible British Indie and Alternative rock band The Wombats will be performing live this Tuesday at the Venue, with their guitar heavy post punk and electro influenced pop, the band has this deep vibrant energy that will have you banging your head and singing along to their infectious lyrics.

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Tony Wilson
Tues 30 at Guilt & Company

A man inspired by the many, many hardships and tribulations faced throughout his life, The incredible local musical legend Tony Wilson, known for telling deep meaningful stories this guitarist will have you engaged as he takes you on a musical journey through all of his experiences.


Lights, Chase Atlantic

Tue 30 and Wed 31 at Vogue Theatre

the incredible Canadian alternative pop phenomenon is going hard this Wednesday at the Vogue. Never one to shy away from a challenge, always trying to push her self to the absolute limit, she is all about self expression and emotion, and this Wednesday let out all your stress and woes and slip deep into the surreal reality that is your sub conscious.

The Vancouver Pancakes & Booze Art Show
Thurs 1 at Fortune Sound Club

Come enjoy art in a completely different and unique way, gone are the days of quiet reflection and self meditation as one sinks deeper and deeper into the artists work, replaced with vibrant and lovely energetic atmospheres with amazing entertainment form local musicians and D.J’S as well as fun entertainment for everybody. Goes to show even artists need to go wild sometimes.

Club Push: Daughter
Thurs 1 at the Fox Cabaret

Described as a self fought battle between a comedian and what he describes as toxic masculinity, Daughters is an incredible comedic show that tells us the story of a mans struggle with love and anger as he tries to be a first time father to his daughter. Do not miss this chance to be shocked amused and of course feel the love.

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Issamba: The African Roots Ultimate Experience

Thurs 1 at the Wise Hall

Is the winter getting to be a bit too much, is the rain constantly getting under your skin, then why not take a quick vacation to Africa this Thursday with Issamba, an incredible musical showcase of African rhythms and music, bringing together all the amazing music from across African cultures, a great way to escape the long week and just relax with some happy, feel good vibes.

Portugal: The man with guests Hollerado
Fri 2 at the Vogue
This weekend enjoy some wicked alternative and psychedelic rock with Portugal The Man a truly amazing band from America, with a recently successful Grammy win under their belt for their hit single ” Feel it Still” the band will take you back with their amazing surf rock and 1960’s soulful rock vibe.

 

JFK
Fri 3 at the Railway Stage & Beer Cafe
This weekend join the Railway Stage & Bee Cafe as they bring to you their Rock N Roll winter classic with JFK, an incredible all star band with no limits, making sure to play you all the classics that made the 1960’s and 70’s so special, and joining them on stage will be an incredible line up of special guest performers including the Joanie Johnnie Show among many others.

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Joyner Lucas & Dizzy Wright: The 508, “Still Movin” Tour

Sat 3 at Fortune Sound Club
Two of rap and Hip Hops stand out legends will be spitting mad rhymes this weekend at Fortune, with beautifully smooth flowing lyrics heavily layered with soul, emotion and energy you can bet these two will have you bringing it as Joyner Lucas celebrates the release of his latest mixtape “508-507-2209”



Dubfire at #DeepDownInside

Sat 3 at M.I.A
Time to go underground this Saturday with Dubfire, the Minimal and tech house producer and D.J is finally here. Known for creating deep, incredible atmospheres with dark and funky beats and melodies that not only fill you with energy but also let your inner beast out.

Elephant Revival
Sun 4 at Imperial
To end the week the bewitching folk band Elephant Revival will be at the Imperial, showing off their incredible blend transcendental folk. With elements of Scottish fiddle tunes, original folk pieces, bluegrass and indie rock, you can bet they will have you moving and grooving all night long. (Especially if Dango Rose lets loose that Banjo)

At anytime check out our Vancouver Events calendar, powered by Do604, to see the best of what’s coming to our city. Never miss another great show!