7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, April 27

Apr 19 2018, 6:11 pm

Fill your Friday with fun by checking out our seven events happening in Vancouver today, April 27. We’ve got Post Malone, Vancouver Whitecaps, and more.

For more things happening around town be sure to check out our events section.

Post Malone

Post Malone/Brandon Artis Photography

  • What: Mixing genres and original beats, Post Malone is known for his intoxicating and invigorating double-platinum certified full-length debut album Stoney. From being the #1 album on iTunes, and top 10 on the Billboard Top 200, his album accumulated over 4 billion streams globally. Not bad for a 22-year-old whose lead single “White Iverson” became an anthem upon its release in 2016.
  • When: Friday, April 27, 2018
  • Time: Doors at 7 pm / Show at 8 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: via Live Nation

Artist Talk and Demonstration with Alex McLeod

  • What: Alex McLeod will provide visitors with a rare insight into his creative process, showing them how he makes his mesmerizing digital art. The talk will include a Q & A session, along with an invitation to join McLeod afterwards to see his artwork PHANTASMAGORIA onsite at UrbanScreen. This will be followed by the screening of youth digital art projects from Chuck Bailey’s skate park and gym programs, the City’s Community Art Program, and the Gallery’s Art Together participants.
  • When: Friday, April 27, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 9 pm
  • Where: Surrey Art Gallery – 13750 88 Avenue, Surrey
  • Admission: Free

James & Jamesy in the Dark

  • What: Performed in the dark, lit by the performers themselves, James & Jamesy conjure answers to the age-old questions ‘Who are we?’ and ‘Why are we here?’.
  • When: Friday, April 27, 2018
  • Time: 10 pm
  • Where: Red Gate Revue Stage – 1601 Johnston Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Vancouver Whitecaps vs Real Salt Lake

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Image: Vancouver Whitecaps FC / Twitter

  • What: Vancouver Whitecaps take on Real Salt Lake at BC Place.
  • When: Friday, April 27, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

4th Annual Vancouver World Music Festival

  • What: The three-night celebration of world beats and melodies features world-class artists from Mexico, Iran, Africa, Spain, USA, and  Canada. New this year is WorldBeat Sunday, a free Family-Friendly event at the Trout Lake Community Centre.
  • When: Thursday, April 26 to Sunday, April 29, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Various locations
  • Tickets: Online

Refresh Market

  • What: Shop the selection of clothing, ceramics, jewelry, dry goods, vintage and more from 100 local designers, makers and shops. Plus, take in food trucks, music and good vibes in a carefree community environment. Be one of the first 50 on both days to receive a Refresh Market swag bag.
  • When: Friday, April 27 and Saturday, April 28, 2018
  • When: Various times
  • Where: West Coast Railway Heritage Park – 39645 Government Road, Squamish
  • Tickets: Online

The Happiest Big Band on Earth

  • What: With arrangements by Matt Grinke, this 17-piece jazz band exclusively plays a repertoire of songs inspired by your favourite Disney movies. This performance, presented by Friday Night Live and Lynn Valley United Church, will be the world premiere performance of this new “Disney Big Band.”
  • When: Friday, April 27, 2018
  • Time: 8pm
  • Where: Lynn Valley United Church – 3201 Mountain Highway, North Vancouver
  • Tickets: $10 for adults, free for children under 12 (with a paying adult)
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