What: The third annual celebration of the life and music of David Bowie for the benefit of the Canadian Cancer Society. Featuring more than 20 local bands and solo artists, with prizes for best costume. There will also be face-painting and random acts of creativity and connection.
When: Saturday, January 6, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 East Hastings Street, Vancouver,
What: Over the course of their long career, Swollen Members has managed to develop some of the most electrifying hip-hop chemistry. From the release of their debut album Balance in 1999, Swollen Members captivated the underground hip-hop world with live shows that took the raw explosive energy of rock music and powered it with the group’s jaw dropping lyrical abilities. The group’s universal appeal caught the attention of both underground and mainstream audiences, while earning accolades, as well as Juno Awards and Video awards.
When: Thursday, January 6, 2018
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
What: The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival hosts its less-formal, night-time weekend series, Club PuSh, at two venues in 2018. Spend an evening alongside artists and art-lovers while taking in your choice of eight shows ranging from the hip and queer, to the radical and riotous.
When: Saturday, January 20 to Saturday, February 3, 2018
Time: Various times
Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver; Anvil Centre – 777 Columbia St, New Westminster
What: Passion Pit’s first tour since 2016 will span new songs and fan favorites from the band’s diverse catalogue. Joining founder/songwriter/producer Michael Angelakos in the Passion Pit live band will be Chris Hartz, Aaron Harrison Folb and Giuliano Pizzulo.
When: Friday, January 26, 2018
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom– 867 Granville Street, Vancouver