Iron Maiden plays Rogers Arena
By Steve Newton
Coheed and Cambria: prog-metal quartet from New York, featuring guitarist-vocalist and main songwriter Claudio Sanchez, with guests Deafheaven. October 2 at the Vogue Theatre. Here’s my interview with Claudio Sanchez from 2010.
Queens of the Stone Age play the Coliseum
Queens of the Stone Age: American stoner-rock band, featuring singer-guitarist Josh Homme, with guests Viagra Boys and Jehnny Beth. October 3 at the Pacific Coliseum.
Peter Gabriel: British prog-rock, art-pop, and worldbeat singer and songwriter, former member of Genesis. October 7 at Rogers Arena.
Scott Smith: Vancouver guitarist-vocalist and pedal-steel ace performs at a release party for his new album Lifeboat: Explorations in Pedal Steel. October 12 at Tyrant Studios. Here’s my interview with Scott Smith from 2020.
Ann Wilson plays the Hard Rock Casino
Highway 62 Re-imagined: Steve Dawson-led ensemble composed of Barney Bentall, John Boutté, Jim Byrnes, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Ndidi Onukwulu, Dawn Pemberton, Suzie Ungerleider, Joachim Cooder, and Maya de Vitry celebrates Bob Dylan’s iconic album. October 13 and 14 at Kay Meek Arts Centre.
Chest Fever: San Diego-based tribute to The Band, officially approved by Robbie Robertson. October 21 at the Rickshaw Theatre.
The Doobie Brothers: American rock legends, featuring guitarist-vocalists Tom Johnston and Patrick Simmons, and keyboardist-vocalist Michael McDonald, perform on their 50th anniversary tour. October 28 at Abbotsford Centre. Here’s my interview with Tom Johnston from 1991.
Plini plays the Rickshaw
Plini: Australian prog-rock guitar wizard, with guests Strawberry Girls and Standards. October 28 at the Rickshaw Theatre.