February is here, with so many things to look forward to this month will be truly epic, and this week is no different, with Katy Perry taking over the start of the week and a bit of twisted comedy for the weekend with Graham Clark’s quiz show to end it with a huge laugh, there’s something for everyone and if your in the mood for something else then check out the list below, made specially just for you.
Yacht with Guests
Mon 5th at the Fox
A fantastic start to the week, electro/synth pop and alternative rock band Yacht will be playing at the Fox, known for having an infectious, powerful beats heavily layered with deep conscious emotion, you can bet they will take you on a mind altering journey as they keep you screaming for more.
Katy Perry: Witness The Tour
5th and 6th at Rogers Arena
The queen of pop herself is coming down to brighten up the start of the week playing not one but two shows on Monday and Tuesday, with her beautifully angelic voice and her incredible powerful lyrics, she will make your night truly memorable, do not miss this chance to hear classics like “Teenage dream” and “roar”.
Tue 6th at The Fox Cabaret
Head down to the fox this Tuesday for some soul and funk with Romes an incredible Alternative soul Pop band from Toronto, they have taken over the pop scene, creating, incredible soulful melodies, funky guitar riffs and pumping bass-lines to make music that is truly unique as it is amazing.
Youngr: At Fortune Sound
Wed 7th at Fortune Sound Club
The creation of Dario Darnell, “Youngr” is a songwriter, producer and instrumentalist known for making electro pop that puts a massive smile to your face, you don’t want to miss this mid week treat, as his free spirited, bouncy and incredibly melodic tunes will have you dancing all night long. Known for amazing tracks like “Out of my system” and “too keen”.
The Twitch W/Out of the Black
Wed 7th At the Roxy
This Wednesday its time to rock hard with the Twitch, claimed to be “Canada’s best band” the Twitch are rock n roll royalty, with high octane drum beats, lyrics that are dripping with dark, deep emotion and the guitar riffs that would make Pete Townsend go “wow”, we really cannot say anything more except grab some tickets and have fun.
Thurs 8th at the Fox Cabaret
This Thursday the fox is hosting their second edition of Global Grooves, an amazing showcase of all the best and funkiest local Latin, Afro, and dance bands with this week’s line up consisting of the amazing Mexican band Locarno and DJ Marc Fournier, do not miss this chance to experience music from around the world.
Gramatik – RE: Coil Tour
Thurs 8th at Commodore Ballroom
One of Electronic music’s finest underground producers and musicians will be at the Commodore ballroom this Thursday, known for being a multi genre powerhouse, his music incorporates styles and tones from Dubstep, electro, trip hop, and glitch, you can bet he will have you swaying your hips and tapping your feet all night long
Bringing the Festival Indoors
Fri Feb 9th at the Waldorf
This Friday, the Waldorf has decided that we all need a huge dose of summer to brighten up those cold winter nights, featuring three rooms packed with international artists and DJS, incredible visuals, body paints, live canvas painting and merchandise vendors, a fantastic display of all the different art forms Vancouver has to offer.
Fri 9th at Celebrities
Incredible Chicago house producer and DJ Shiba San will be kicking off his 2018 residency this Friday at Celebrities, once famous for making hip hop, Shiba San fell in love with the smooth flow of house and has never looked back with incredible tracks like “Okay” and “Burn Like Fire” Shiba San has cemented himself as one of EDMs finest.
Fri 9th at Commodore Ballroom
Local indie rock legends Destroyer are back to remind us why we love them so much, known best for their beautifully abstract, almost poetic lyrics often shoved out through idiosyncratic vocal styles. They are truly unique with every track they make. They will make your Friday extremely entertaining.
Marty Grimes “Cold Pizza Tour”
Sat 10th at Fortune Sound Club
Known for two things, his love for pizza and his love for music, Marty Grimes has never been one to shy away from the spotlight, known for having an attitude and vibe only a true “O.G” would show off, Marty Grimes has climbed the ladder to become one of raps coolest up and comers, with tracks like “Bang bang” and “sike” Marty Grimes keeps churning out hit after hit.
Graham Clark’s Quiz Show
Sat 10th at the Fox Cabaret
Taking comedy to a completely different level, the Fox Cabaret has decided to take all the funny moments of game shows, and present them to the audience in what can only be described as one of the strangest events to come to Vancouver (this year so far), not only that but comedians will play “the contestants” with prizes for the audience members, truly a amazing and hilarious spectacle of humor and comedy.
High School Battle of The Bands
Sat 10th At the Roxy
The second week of the High School Battle of the Bands will be on this Saturday, with all proceeds going to MusiCounts charity, do not miss this chance to see the next generation of musicians, singers, producers and instrumentalists shine as they battle it out for the top prize, a Nimbus Scholarship.
Heart: Live Band Burlesque Tribute
Sun 11th at Biltmore
A fantastic end to the week and a early celebration of Valentine’s day all in one, with an amazing burlesque tribute to Heart, come join the Hot & Heavy Band as they fill you up with energy while you enjoy the fantastic display of burlesque on stage.