Par­quet Courts and Thurston Moore

Co-head­lin­ing show fea­tur­ing Amer­i­can indie rock bands. • The Im­pe­rial, Feb. 15, doors 8 p.m. • $30, tick­

Sean Rowe

New York-based al­ter­na­tive folk singer-song­writer and mu­si­cian per­forms songs from his fourth al­bum, New Lore. • WISE Hall, Feb. 15, 7 p.m. • $20/$25, brown­pa­pertick­

Walk the Moon

Amer­i­can alt-pop quar­tet from Ohio tours in sup­port of its third ma­jor-la­bel re­lease, What If Noth­ing. • Vogue The­atre, Feb. 15, 8 p.m. • $39.50 live­na­

Abra Cadabra: A Trib­ute to the Mu­sic and Magic of ABBA

For more than 15 years this Van­cou­ver trib­ute band has been bring­ing the time­less and uplift­ing mu­sic of ABBA to au­di­ences around the world. • Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m.: Chief Sea­pass The­atre, 9096 Trat­tle St., Fort Lan­g­ley, $45, tick­et­mas­

Black Wizard

Van­cou­ver metal stal­warts cel­e­brate the re­lease of their new al­bum. • Rick­shaw The­atre, Feb. 16, doors 8 p.m. • $15 rick­shawthe­

Dua Lipa: The Self-Ti­tled Tour

Young English pop singer-song­writer has been nom­i­nated for awards by the BBC and MTV Europe and was a fi­nal­ist for the pres­ti­gious Crit­ics’ Choice prize at the Brit Awards. • Vogue The­atre, Feb. 16, 8 p.m. • $29.50 live­na­

En­ter Shikari

Mark­ing their high­est de­but on the U.K. al­bum charts at No. 5, this Bri­tish rock band is tour­ing in sup­port of its new crit­i­cally ac­claimed al­bum, The Spark. • The Im­pe­rial, Feb. 16, 8 p.m. • $25 live­na­

Fri­day Night Live: Don Alder

Gui­tar vir­tu­oso Don Alder will per­form songs from his two re­cent al­bums as well as new songs. • Val­ley United Church, 3201 Moun­tain High­way, North Van, Feb. 16, 8 p.m. • $10 at the door, fnl­north­

Noble Oak

Lo­cal elec­tronic mu­sic per­former and multi-in­stru­men­tal­ist tours to sup­port his lat­est re­lease, Col­laps­ing To­gether. • Fox Cabaret, Feb. 16, 8 p.m. • $12 live­na­


Amer­i­can elec­tronic mu­sic trio. • The Im­pe­rial, Feb. 17, 9 p.m. • $20 tim­brecon­

Avenged Sev­en­fold: The Stage World Tour

Amer­i­can heavy metal band cel­e­brates the re­lease of the deluxe ver­sion of its crit­i­cally ac­claimed al­bum, The Stage. • Pa­cific Coli­seum, PNE Fairgrounds, Feb. 17, 6 p.m. • $49.50-$89.50 live­na­

Bruno Ma­jor

Singer-song­writer from Lon­don tours to sup­port his lat­est re­lease, A Song For Every Moon. • Fox Cabaret, Feb. 17, 8 p.m. • $13 tim­brecon­

Fraser Val­ley Acous­tic Gui­tar Fes­ti­val

Show­cases two amaz­ing gui­tar duos: David Sin­clair with Keith Ben­nett, plus John Gil­liat with Rossi Tzonkov. • KPU Lan­g­ley Au­di­to­rium, Lan­g­ley, Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m. • $20-$35,­tar

Ja­cob Sar­to­rius: Left Me Han­gin’ Tour

15-year-old all-around en­ter­tainer, mu­si­cian, ac­tor and so­cial-me­dia force seam­lessly evolved from on­line star­dom to main­stream ubiq­uity by fol­low­ing a path of his own. • Vogue The­atre, Feb. 17, 5:30 p.m. • $29.50 live­na­

Ju­dah & the Lion: Go­ing to Mars Tour

Genre-bend­ing Amer­i­can al­ter­na­tive band from Nashville per­form songs from its sec­ond full-length al­bum, Folk Hop ‘n Roll. • Com­modore Ball­room, Feb. 17, 8:30 p.m. • $29.50 live­na­

The Coronas

Ire­land’s multi-plat­inum-sell­ing band tours in sup­port of its fifth al­bum, Trust the Wire. • Bilt­more Cabaret, Feb. 17, 7 p.m. • $15 tick­et­


Jazz and psychedelic mu­sic band from Mex­ico blurs jazz, rock, mari­achi, metal, funk and hip hop. • Rick­shaw The­atre, Feb. 17, doors 8 p.m. • $25/$30 rick­shawthe­

Dave King Trio

Ver­sa­tile and idio­syn­cratic Bad Plus drum­mer Dave King brings some lat­eral think­ing to this jazz trio project with pi­anist Matt Mitchell and bassist Billy Peter­son. • Frankie’s Jazz Club, Feb. 18, 8 p.m. • $25 coastal­

Go­gol Bordello

Seek­ers and Find­ers is the lat­est re­lease from this Amer­i­can Gypsy punk band from the Lower East Side of Man­hat­tan, N.Y. • Feb. 18, 9 p.m.: Com­modore Ball­room, $39.50 at tick­et­mas­ | Feb. 19, 8:30 p.m.:

Vogue The­atre, $39.50 at tick­et­

The Jazz Epistles: Ab­dul­lah Ibrahim

Orig­i­nal mem­ber Ab­dul­lah Ibrahim per­forms the mu­sic of the leg­endary South African Band, The Jazz Epistles, in a trib­ute to one of the most im­por­tant jazz ses­sions to oc­cur on South African soil. In­ter­na­tion­ally renowned New Or­leans trum­peter Ter­ence Blan­chard will per­form along­side Ibrahim, along with a en­sem­ble of mu­si­cians. • Chan Cen­tre, UBC • Feb. 18, 7 p.m. • $54-$108, tick­

Tins­ley El­lis Band

Blues-rock gui­tar wizard, vo­cal­ist and song­writer cel­e­brates the re­lease of his new CD, Win­ning Hand. • Rio The­atre, Feb. 18, 7 p.m. • $30/$35 rio­the­

Black Rebel Mo­tor­cy­cle Club

Cal­i­for­nia-based psychedelic garage-rock band tour in sup­port of its new al­bum, Wrong Crea­tures. • Com­modore Ball­room, Feb. 19, 9 p.m. • $39.50 live­na­

Jake Shimabukuro

Amer­i­can ukulele vir­tu­oso and com­poser is known for his fast and com­plex fin­ger work, com­bin­ing el­e­ments of jazz, blues, funk, rock, blue­grass, clas­si­cal, folk and fla­menco. • Vogue The­atre, Feb. 20, 8 p.m. • $39.50 live­na­

Josh Rit­ter & His Band

Amer­i­can singer, song­writer and mu­si­cian tours in sup­port of his new al­bum, Gath­er­ing. • Com­modore Ball­room, Feb. 20, 9 p.m. • $35 live­na­


Amer­i­can song­writer, com­poser, pro­ducer and multi-in­stru­men­tal­ist of elec­tro-soul group Dis­cov­ery and for­merly of the indie rock band Vam­pire Week­end. • Venue Night­club, Feb. 20, doors 8 p.m. • $20 live­na­

Dash­board Con­fes­sional: We Fight Tour 2018

Florida-based emo band tours in sup­port of its new, up­com­ing re­lease, Crooked Shad­ows. • Com­modore Ball­room, Feb. 21, 9 p.m. • $39.50 live­na­

Mary Ti­mony Plays He­lium

Amer­i­can indie rock mu­si­cian per­forms the songs of He­lium. • The Cobalt, Feb. 21, doors 8 p.m. • $20 tick­


Juno-win­ning pop singer. • Rick­shaw The­atre, Feb. 21, doors 7:30 p.m. • $15/$20 rick­shawthe­


All-fe­male-fronted Burger Records fes­ti­val takes over two nights at the Rick­shaw. • Feb. 22: The Coathang­ers, with Death Val­ley Girls, The Fly­traps, Feels | Feb. 23: Dengue Fever, with Win­ter, Sum­mer Twins, Roya. • Rick­shaw The­atre, 254 E. Hast­ings St. • $18 or $30/two-day pass rick­shawthe­

Pearl Charles

Al­ter­na­tive/indie mu­si­cian from L.A. per­forms songs from her full-length de­but al­bum, Sleep­less Dreamer. • WISE Hall, Feb. 22, 9 p.m. • $10/$12.50 show­

The Jim Cuddy Band: Con­stel­la­tion Tour

Cana­dian singer-song­writer and front­man for the band Blue Rodeo. • Feb. 22, 8 p.m.: Vogue The­atre, $53.50-$69.50 tick­et­ | Feb. 26, 7:30 p.m.: Chilli­wack Cul­tural Cen­tre, $67.50 chill­i­wack­cul­tur­al­cen­

VSO: Beethoven: Pas­toral and Pi­ano

Bri­tish pi­anist Stephen Hough per­forms Beethoven’s stormy and Ro­man­tic Pi­ano Con­certo No. 4. Pas­toral beauty is also on full dis­play in Beethoven’s Sym­phony No. 6. • Chan Cen­tre, UBC, Feb. 16 and 17, 8 p.m. • van­cou­ver­sym­

Mae­stro! The An­nual Con­duc­tors’ Con­cert

As the cul­mi­na­tion of the 38th an­nual Na­tional Con­duc­tors’ Sym­po­sium, Jon Wash­burn, five in­vited con­duc­tors from around the world and pi­anist Stephen Smith will fo­cus on three dis­tinct mu­si­cal gen­res — fa­mous prayers, Indige­nous songs and story bal­lads. • Dun­bar Ry­er­son United Church, Feb. 17, 8 p.m. • $29-$33, van­cou­ver­cham­ber­

The Van­cou­ver Bach Choir: Mahler Sym­phony No. 8

A true choral sym­phony, this work will bring more than 250 mu­si­cians onto the stage, in­clud­ing the West Coast Sym­phony and mem­bers of the Van­cou­ver Bach Chil­dren’s Cho­rus. • Or­pheum The­atre, Feb. 17, 8 p.m. • From $25, tick­

VSO: Plum(b)

Mu­sic that ex­plores depths of pitch and hue, tak­ing a prob­ing look back at one of the ear­li­est ex­tant record­ings of the hu­man voice. Fea­tur­ing Plum(b), a brand-new con­tra­bas­soon con­certo by Jef­frey Ryan. • The An­nex, 823 Sey­mour St., Feb. 17, 7:30 p.m. • van­cou­ver­sym­

Mozart Magic

Two con­certs fea­tur­ing all six vi­ola quin­tets of Mozart. With the Szy­manowski quar­tet, and guest Richard O’Neill, vi­ola. • Feb. 18: 3 p.m., Feb. 20: 8 p.m. • Van­cou­ver Play­house, $50/$55, friend­sofcham­ber­mu­

VAM Sym­phony Orches­tra: Brahms’ Sym­phony No. 1

Slowly ris­ing from the shadow of Beethoven’s sym­phonic works, Brahms’ Sym­phony No. 1 was cre­ated with painstak­ing care over a pe­riod of 21 years. This pow­er­ful con­tri­bu­tion to the or­ches­tral canon is pre­sented along­side Grieg’s Pi­ano Con­certo. • Or­pheum The­atre, Feb. 18, 2 p.m. • $10-$15, van­cou­ver­a­cade­my­of­mu­

The 12 Girls Band

The world-fa­mous 12 Girls Band presents a spe­cial cel­e­bra­tion of the Chi­nese New Year. Re­tain­ing the rich colour of Chi­nese mu­sic while work­ing with var­i­ous mu­si­cal styles, the 12 Girls Band is the first Chi­nese mu­sic group to be nom­i­nated for a Grammy Award. • Or­pheum The­atre, Feb. 19, 7:30 p.m. • van­cou­ver­sym­

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