Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Nov. 11-13

The Harpoonist and the Axe Murderer plays the Hollywood By Steve Newton FRIDAY: Chicago alt-rock band Smashing Pumpkins plays Rogers Arena on the Spirits on Fire Tour, with guests Jane’s Addiction. FRIDAY: Vancouver blues-rock duo the Harpoonist & the Axe Murderer play the Hollywood Theatre, with guests History of Gunpowder. FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: Canadian pianist Jon Kimura Parker joins the Vancouver Symphony in a … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Nov. 11-13

Newt’s top 10 (or 11) things to do in Vancouver this week, Nov. 7 to 11

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings play the Commodore By Steve Newton MONDAY: American singer-rapper Lizzo plays Rogers Arena on The Special Tour, with guest Latto. MONDAY: AEG and MRG Live present New Zealand's Bret McKenzie--one half of the musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords--performing at the Vogue Theatre on his Songs Without Jokes Tour. … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 (or 11) things to do in Vancouver this week, Nov. 7 to 11

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Nov. 4 to 6

Moonage Daydream screens at the Rio By Steve Newton FRIDAY: the Geekenders host a screening at the Rio Theatre of director Jim Sharman's 1975 rock musical The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Alex Flock plays Guilt & Co. FRIDAY: Alex Flock's Funk Brigade, featuring Vancouver guitarist Alexander Flock, presents its take on classic funk hits at … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this weekend, Nov. 4 to 6

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, Oct. 10 to 14

fright nights runs at playland until Oct. 31 By Steve Newton MONDAY: The Bay Strikes Back Tour visits the Commodore Ballroom, featuring performances by metal bands Testament, Exodus, and Death Angel. MONDAY: the Rocket Revellers perform an energetic mix of western swing, jump blues, and rockabilly at Guilt and Co. MONDAY TO FRIDAY: Fright Nights: … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, Oct. 10 to 14

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Vancouver this week

king gizzard & the lizard wizard plays the pne forum on wednesday By Steve Newton American garage-rock duo the Black Keys plays Rogers Arena on their Dropout Boogie Tour on Monday, with guests Band of Horses. Australian boogie-rockers Airbourne play the Commodore Ballroom on Monday, with guests the Native Howl and Steel V. MRG Live … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Vancouver this week

Newt’s Top 10 things to do in Vancouver this weekend

stewart copeland joins the VSO Friday and Saturday By Steve Newton Canadian blues-rocker Colin James plays the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Friday, with guests the Ally Venable Band. Japanese psych-rock quintet Kikagaku Moyo plays a SOLD OUT show at the Rickshaw on Friday, with guest Yu Su. The B.C. Lions take on the Ottawa Redblacks in CFL action at … Continue reading Newt’s Top 10 things to do in Vancouver this weekend