7 things to do in Vancouver today: Friday, September 8

Sep 2 2017, 5:52 am

Time flies when you’re having fun! Enjoy your Friday with one of our seven picks of fun events happening around Vancouver. BC Lions, Against Me!, and more.

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

BC Lions versus Montreal Alouettes

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  • What: Head to BC Place to support the Lions as they strive for Grey Cup glory. They face off with Montreal Alouettes on September 8.
  • When: September 8
  • Where: BC Place – 777 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online

Against Me!

  • What: Against Me! is ready to release their new album, Shape Shift With Me in September. While much has changed in the lives of Grace and her bandmates—guitarist James Bowman, bassist Inge Johansson and drummer Atom Willard—in that time period, it’s clear that those intervening years have done wonders for creativity.
  • When: September 8
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver,
  • Tickets: Online, $25-$32.50

Shaun Majumder

  • What: Shaun Majumder is a Gemini award winning actor, comedian and host with a resume that includes Unhitched, 24, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, and 187 Detroit. Shaun is also a favorite of Montreal’s Just for Laughs Comedy festival having hosted the TV series for three seasons.
  • When: September 8
  • Where: Hard Rock Casino Vancouver – 2080 United Boulevard, Coquitlam
  • Tickets: Online, $29.50-$39.50

Dustin Bentall with Ben Rogers & Dawn Pemberton

  • What: Guess who’s coming to town with his luscious locks of hair? Dustin Bentall, and he’s bringing along Ben Rogers & the Bloodred Yonder and Dawn Pemberton.
  • When: September 8
  • Time: 8 pm to 1 am
  • Where: Imperial Vancouver –319 Main Street,Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $20

Dish & DUER Warehouse Sale

  • What: Local brand Dish & DUER is hosting its first official warehouse sale, and they’ll have both women’s and men’s jeans, pants, shorts, and select tops/outerwear. Coming to their flagship store in downtown Vancouver from September 8 to 10, the brand will be selling denim under its mandate of creating fashion that serves a purpose without sacrificing style. 
  • When: September 8 to 10
  • Time: 10 am to 8 pm on Friday and Saturday, 10 am to 6 pm on Sunday
  • Where: Dish & DUER Flagship Store – 118 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

The David Symons Project: Clapton Unplugged

  • What: Comprised of David Symons, Jorah “Keys” Kauffman, David Capper and Sean Preston, these Vancouver musicians will bring you back to the heyday of Eric Clapton with rich vocals and expert musicianship.
  • When: September 8
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Seven Dining Lounge – 53 West Broadway, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $15

KnowMads with guests The X Presidents and All Star Opera


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  • What: Born one day apart, Northwest hip hop duo KnowMads – Tom Pepe and Tom Wilson – began their movement almost a decade ago and have been cultivating one of the most diehard independent followings in the region ever since. They began making music purely out of love. As their passion grew, so did their fan base.
  • When: September 8
  • Time: 7 pm
  • Where: The Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $13
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