Newt’s top 10 Vancouver concerts in May

The Schizophonics play the Biltmore

By Steve Newton

Australasian pop band Crowded House,  led by singer, songwriter, and guitarist Neil Finn, plays the Orpheum Theatre on May 2. If they forget to play “Don’t Dream It’s Over”, ask for your money back.

Australian prog-rock guitar wizard Plini plays the Rickshaw Theatre on May 2, with guests Sungazer and Jakub Zytecki. SOLD OUT. You snooze you lose.

Vancouver blues-rock band Terminal Station–featuring singer-guitarist Scott Smith–plays Guilt and Co. on May 8. Stand on it, Scotty!

Supersuckers play the WISE Hall

Jerry Harrison and Adrien Belew play the Commodore Ballroom on May 18, with guests Cool Cool Cool. Wonder if they’ll do “Psycho Killer”.

Supersuckers play the WISE Hall on May 19, with guests the Hangmen and La Chinga. SOLD OUT. Count yourself lucky if you’ve got tickets.

San Diego garage-rockers the Schizophonics play the Biltmore Cabaret on May 20, with guests Bratboy and Stuttr. Apparently this band is crazy wild in concert.

First Aid Kid play Malkin Bowl

Swedish indie-folk duo First Aid Kit plays Malkin Bowl on May 23, with guests Hurray For the Riff Raff.

Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings performs an unplugged show at New Westminster’s Massey Theatre on May 24. My dad used to love “Break It to Them Gently”.

The Grateful Dead tribute band GDBC plays the Rickshaw Theatre on May 27. Bet they do “Truckin'”.

Zappostrophe’ plays the Fox Cabaret

Zappostrophe’ performs the music of Frank Zappa at the Fox Cabaret on May 27. Remember: don’t eat the yellow snow.

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