What: Back for its third year, FVDED in the Park is set to take over Surrey’s Holland Park this summer, bringing some high energy artists over the festival’s two days on July 7 and 8. With programming scheduled to showcase a variety of musical genres, and the recent cancellation of other festivals in the region, FVDED is expected to attract over 40,000 festival goers this year, making it the largest outdoor event in Metro Vancouver.
What:Bryan Sea hosts new weekly Bring Your Own Vinyl night in the Projection Room at the Fox Cabaret. Bring your own records and share some of your favourite tunes with other vinyl lovers. All of the necessary equipment will be at the bar.
When: Every Tuesday starting July 11
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
What:The all Maori Reggae band deliver one of the most authentic Reggae shows around. Four highly succesful studio albums, multiple awards, platinum sales – Katchafire has crafted a universal vibe, capturing something truly special in a diversity of instrumentation and clarity of sound. With guests Ivy Terra.
When: July 14
Time: 8 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
What: Caravan World Rhythms and Julio Montero present Montreal’s Gypsy Kumbia Orchestra, an explosion of music and dance, circus and imagination. The band fuses Afro-Colombian percussion with the brass and violin melodies of the Roma peoples of Eastern Europe.
What: A night of beats, bass, and rhythms from around the world in the downstairs Project Space of Fortune Sound Club. Featuring OGA Rossco & OWABOWA spinning the best of Afrobeats, Dancehall Reggaeton Grime and more.
When: July 28
Time: 10 pm to 2 am
Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver