5 Vancouver concerts to check out this week: May 18 to 24

May 11 2018, 1:14 pm

Sing along to your favourites with one of these five great concerts happening around Vancouver from May 18 to 24. There’s Rufus Wainwright, Tash Sultana, and more to enjoy!

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

JP Maurice with Hotel Mira, Frankiie and Bad Animal

  • What: JP Maurice celebrates the release of his highly anticipated new album Boys with guests Hotel Mira, Frankiie, and Calgary’s Bad Animal.
  • When: Friday, May 18, 2018
  • Time: Doors 8 pm
  • Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $12

Rufus Wainwright

  • What: Juno award-winning American-Canadian singer and composer Rufus Wainwright is coming to Vancouver for a show this May. Wainwright has recorded seven albums over the course of his career, as well as writing a classical opera and setting Shakespearean sonnets to music. He is perhaps most famous for recording a cover of Leonard Cohen’s song Hallelujah! for the soundtrack of the movie Shrek in 2001.
  • When: Sunday, May 20, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
  • Where: UBC Chan Centre for the Performing Arts – 6265 Crescent Rd, Vancouver
  • Tickets: On UBC, $49.50-$69.50

Joyner Lucas

  • What: American rapper Joyner Lucas brings his fluid flow, impeccable wordplay and vivid storytelling to Fortune Sound with special guest Eli.
  • When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
  • Time: Doors 9 pm
  • Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Next Music from Tokyo vol. 12

  • What: NMFT 12 brings an all-star cast of past favourites and a brand new band for you to fall in love with. Featuring The Taupe, Yubisaki Nohaku, Bakyun the Every Day, Lucie, Too, Koutei Camera Girl Drei, and Koutei Camera Gal.
  • When: Wednesday, May 23, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $14

Tash Sultana

may 24

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  • What: Tash Sultana has sold out every headline theatre show booked across multiple countries and played dozens of high profile festivals around the globe. Recent accolades include a top 10 ARIA chart, an APRA Award nomination, and over 100 million streams worldwide. Featuring special guest Reuben Stone.
  • When: 
  • Time: Gates 5:30 pm,  Show 7 pm
  • Where: Malkin Bowl, Stanley Park
  • Tickets: Online, $39.50
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