5 Vancouver concerts to check out this week: August 17 to 23

Jul 31 2018, 3:56 pm

Music brings us all together. From Alice in Chains to Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, here are five concerts to check out in Vancouver from August 17 to 23.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

Vini Vici

  • What: Psytrance duo Vini Vici aka Aviram Saharai and Matan Kadosh bring their award-winning sound to Harbour Event Centre.
  • When: Saturday, August 18, 2018
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$47.85

Powerglove with Runaway Four and 20Six Hundred

  • What: TV game metal legends Powerglove will be playing classic Nintendo tunes with a metal spin on it. Featuring special guests Runaway Four and 20Six Hundred.
  • When: Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 East Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $17

Alice in Chains

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  • What: Seattle rock legends Alice in Chains perform at Queen Elizabeth Theatre with guests.
  • When: Wednesday, August 22, 2018
  • Time: 12 to 9 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 600 Block Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite

  • What: Known for his eclectic mix of soul, folk rock music, guitarist skills, activism and unique vocals, Ben Harper will be playing the Orpheum with Charlie Musselwhite. The show is part of Harper’s latest tour as he and Musselwhite hit the road to promote their new collaboration album, No Mercy in This Land.
  • When: Thursday, August 23, 2018
  • Time: Doors 6:30 pm, Show 7:30 pm
  • Where: The Orpheum – 601 Smithe Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $35 to $75, available online


  • What: Feel the ground shake with Herobust (Mad Decent) as he brings his unique blend of underground hip-hop aesthetics with bass-heavy dancefloor beats to VENUE.
  • When: Thursday, August 23, 2018
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: VENUE – 881 Granville Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$30
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