Who? Vancouver Folk Music Festival
Where? Jericho Beach Park
When? July 17-19, 2015
Why? Hawksley Workman, Said the Whale, Basia Bulat, The Strumbellas, Matt & Jill Barber, Jasper Sloan Yip... and that's just off the top of my head. Over 60 acts from at least 15 countries are coming to Jericho Beach Park for the weekend. And make sure you're there early enough for all the workshops, because that's where the real magic happens.
Who? Clap Your Hands Say Yeah! 10th Anniversary Tour
Where? The Electric Owl
When? Saturday, July 18, doors 8pm show 9:30
Why? An American indie staple of the past decade, CYHSY deserve a hell of a tour for their anniversary.
Who? David Vertesi, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald, Twin Bandit
Where? Sitka In-Store and/or The Juniper Room
When? July 22nd and/or 23rd
Why? Two shows over two nights means no excuses to miss this group of artists. They'll be performing acoustically at both venues, so expect a chill evening from the Vancouver & Calgary bands.