Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, April 28 to 30

Jack de Keyzer plays Blue Frog Studios

By Steve Newton

FRIDAY: American metal legends Megadeth, featuring guitarist-vocalist Dave Mustaine, play the Abbotsford Centre, with guests Bullet for My Valentine and ONI.

FRIDAY: screening at the VIFF Centre of director Henri-Georges Clouzot’s 1955 suspense classic Les Diaboliques, starring Simone Signoret and Vera Clouzot. In French with English subtitles.

FRIDAY: Canadian blues singer-songwriter and guitarist Jack de Keyzer plays White Rock’s Blue Frog StudiosSOLD OUT.

Paul Pigat plays Mel Lehan Hall

FRIDAY: the Rogue Folk Club presents the fifth annual Hornby Blues, featuring performances by Emily Burgess, Rick Fines, Paul Pigat, and Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne at Mel Lehan Hall at St. James.

FRIDAY: Rock.It Boy Entertainment presents American Rock Legends, Dan Hare‘s tribute to Bob Seger, CCR, and John Fogerty, at Fort Langley’s Chief Sepass Theatre.

FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: vocalists Capathia Jenkins and Ryan Shaw join the Vancouver Symphony in a tribute to Aretha Franklin at the Orpheum Theatre.

Raven runs at the York Theatre

FRIDAY TO SUNDAY: the Cultch presents Raven, the Berlin-based collective still hungry’s contemporary circus play about motherhood, at the York Theatre.

SATURDAY: American stoner-rock/alt-metal quartet Clutch plays the Commodore Ballroom, with guests Amigo the Devil and Nate Bergman. SOLD OUT.

SATURDAY: Party For the Planet at Surrey Civic Plaza is an all-day family event featuring over 20 groups and performers, including alt-rock band Sleepy Gonzales, funk-pop singer-songwriter Rebecca Sichon, and reggae act Mivule.

Screening of The Big Lebowski at the Rio

SATURDAY: 25th anniversary screening at the Rio Theatre of Joel and Ethan Coen’s comedy The Big Lebowski, starring Jeff Bridges as “The Dude”. White Russians will be served at the bar.

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