7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, January 26

Jan 17 2018, 10:37 pm

Happy Friday, everyone! Tyler, The Creator, Passion Pit, and more – here are our seven things to do in Vancouver today, January 26.

And for more things happening around town check out our events section.

Tyler, The Creator


  • What: Tyler, the Creator is an American rapper, record producer, and music video director. He rose to prominence as the leader and co-founder of the alternative hip hop collective Odd Future. He is also the founder of Golf Wang clothing company.
  • When: Friday, January 26, 2018
  • Time: Doors 6 pm
  • Where: Pacific Coliseum – 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $47

Crossroads Hospice Coffeehouse Presents JES

  • What: JES is Jane Slemon, Ellen van der Hoeven, and Susan Larkin. A tight braid of voices backed by a tapestry of instruments, the members of this musical friendship often can’t help but get themselves mixed up with one another. JES brings a diverse repertoire that includes Celtic, folk roots, and original songs.
  • When: Friday, January 26, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 10 pm
  • Where: Gathering Place – 200-2253 Leigh Square Place, Port Coquitlam
  • Admission: $5

Joseph Keckler

  • What: Joseph Keckler is as versatile and talented a vocal artist as they come, expertly blending multiple musical styles that most wouldn’t dare put together. Moving effortlessly from lowbrow to highbrow, Keckler performs a combination of monologues, opera, pop, and torch in a one-person musical variety show that is sure to be a hit with concertgoers and music lovers.
  • When: Friday, January 26 to Saturday, January 27, 2018
  • Time: Various times
  • Where: Anvil Centre – 777 Columbia Street, New Westminster; The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: At Anvil Centre & PuSh (for The Fox Cabaret shows); from $25

Gameface – Teen Board Game Night

  • What: Bring your friends or mingle with other teens during this casual board game night. Board games and snacks will be provided. For youth, grades 6 to 9.
  • When: Friday, January 26, 2018
  • Time: 5 to 8 pm
  • Where: Burnaby Public Library – McGill Branch – 4595 Albert St, Burnaby
  • Register: Online, Free

12th Planet

  • What: Dubstep pioneer and leader of SMOG Records, 12th Planet makes his return to Vancouver for the Sooo Sick Tour.
  • When: Friday, January 26, 2018
  • Time: Doors 10 pm
  • Where: Celebrities – 1022 Davie Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

In Conversation: Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings

  • What: Join #1 New York Times bestselling author duo Sasha Alsberg and Lindsay Cummings as they sign and discuss Zenith, the first book in The Androma Saga.
  • When: Friday, January 26, 2018
  • Time: 7 to 8 pm
  • Where: Chapters Metrotown – 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby
  • Admission: Free

Passion Pit

  • What: Passion Pit’s first tour since 2016 will span new songs and fan favourites 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
  • Tickets: Online, $39.50
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