What: Joe Goddard of Hot Chip plays his new album Electric Lines with guests. Hot Chip are an English indietronica band formed in London in 2000. They have released six studio albums and have been nominated for the Mercury Prize.
Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
What: Known for his “Classical Bass” style of production, LA-based DJ/Producer JayKode performs at VENUE for the grand opening of EMBRVCE Fridays. EMBRVCE Fridays is a new night dedicated to shining a light on emerging artists, new music, and the culture that goes along with it.
What: New York City’s Too Many Zooz is Leo Pellegrino (baritone saxophone), Matt Doe (trumpet) and David “King of Sludge” Parks (drums). They gained fame when a video of one of their subway performances, recorded by a passer-by at Union Station, went viral on YouTube in March 2014. The band has released three EPs and their first full-length studio album titled Subway Gawdz in June 2016.
Where: The Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver
What: The Rickshaw has compiled a line up of Top DJs to kick up the bass with some added PK Sound equipment and a massive lightshow. SPRVNG EDM is in collaboration with the U.C.A.S.S sound crew, Jonas Love Events, SBR CRTL, Madd Jamm Productions, and GQ Production.
Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 E Hastings, Vancouver
What: The year 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of Luke McKeehan’s globally recognized Nordic Trax label, and if recent ouput is any indication, the music has never been better. DJ and radio support continues to pour in for NT releases from the likes of Luciano, Kenny Dope, Mark Farina and many more.