Gig List: Mar 4

Mon Mar 4

Jam Session w. Sharon Minemoto
Pat’s Pub (7:30pm)
Join multi-faceted Vancouver pianist Sharon for the city’s longest running jazz jam. Sessions at The Pat brings together many of the finest jazz musicians in the city.

Petunia & The Vipers Residency
WISE Lounge (8pm)
Tom Waits meets Elvis at Woody Guthrie’s hobo junction is just one way of describing the man known simply as Petunia. Join the mysterious stranger and his monster Vipers every Monday at the WISE Lounge.

Julia Holter
Imperial (8pm)
See this American art-pop singer-songwriter at the Imperial.


Tue Mar 5

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Strong Women, Strong Music
3 nights – Also on March 6 & 7!
Frankie’s Jazz Club (8pm)
Celebrate International Women’s Day! Join for the first night of the 13th annual Strong Women, Strong Music concert series, featuring some of West Coast’s most prominent women in jazz! Tonight features Karin Plato, Anita Eccleston and Rebecca Shoichet on vocals, Anna Lumiere on piano, Karen Graves on saxophone and Jen Hodge on bass. One hundred percent of all proceeds will go to Atira’s Enterprising Women Making Art Program (EWMA).
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Wed Mar 6

Brazz
Roy Barnett Recital Hall (12pm)
A singularly unique combo of brass that will blow you away, featuring trumpets, french horns, trombones, euphonium and tuba with a rhythm section. The program includes new arrangements of works by Monk, Nelson, Hagen, Lennon/McCartney, Arlen, Mingus, Stride and more.

Hits Like a Girl
The Heritage Grill (7pm)
Devon More Music presents a preview performance of her newest solo show. Songs, poems and stories about losing a sense, and finding a sense of self. With a hypnotic, multi-instrumental live-looped soundtrack.

Strong Women, Strong Music
3 nights – Also on March 5 & 7!
Frankie’s Jazz Club (8pm)
Celebrate International Women’s Day! Join for the first night of the 13th annual Strong Women, Strong Music concert series, featuring some of West Coast’s most prominent women in jazz! Tonight features Laura Crema, Sara Kim and Angela Verbrugge on vocals, Jodi Proznick on bass, Dianne Lines on piano, and Ingrid Stitt on saxophone. One hundred percent of all proceeds will go to Atira’s Enterprising Women Making Art Program (EWMA).
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Thu Mar 7

Sound House: International Women’s Day Edition
Museum of Anthropology (7pm)
Women take the stage in MOA’s Great Hall for an electrifying night of music at this special edition of Sound House, MOA’s new monthly music series. Fantastic line-up of local women musicians, dancers and community builders.

Mandolin Orange
Imperial (8pm)
See this Americana-folk duo from Chapel Hill at the Imperial.

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Strong Women, Strong Music
3 nights – Also on March 5 & 6!
Frankie’s Jazz Club (8pm)
Celebrate International Women’s Day! Join for the first night of the 13th annual Strong Women, Strong Music concert series, featuring some of West Coast’s most prominent women in jazz! Tonight features Jennifer Scott, Helen Hansen and Nancy Newman on vocals, Brenda Baird on Piano, Madeleine Elkins on guitar and Jennifer Kim on bass. One hundred percent of all proceeds will go to Atira’s Enterprising Women Making Art Program (EWMA).
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Fri Mar 8

Blue Dirt Girl
The Cultch Jim Green House (7:30pm)
East Van based indie band Blue Dirt Girl is hosting a night of swinging jazz, soul pop with Opening act, Uptight Bass -a new
Vancouver based 7 piece Jazz band.

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Oliver Gannon Quartet
Frankie’s Jazz Club (8pm)
Gannon cites Barney Kessell and Wes Montgomery as formative models, horn players as conceptual influences, and Art Blakey’s music as a favourite direction. His fluid, swinging style is rooted in ’50s and ’60s bop. With Nick Peck piano, Russ Botten bass and Craig Scott drums.
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Ardeshir’s Standards Trio
Tyrant Studios (9pm)
Versatile saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Ardeshir draws inspiration from a wide spectrum of genres. Catch him before he returns to Frankie’s on April 3 with his quartet.


Sat Mar 9

Words & Music
Orpheum Annex (7:30pm)
Turning Point Ensemble has created a fascinating collaboration of composers and writers in a theatrical presentation and concert. Includes a new theatrical mini-opera, Old Man and the Sea, by Rita Ueda.

When the Spring is Born
Shaughnessy Heights United Church (7:30pm)
Experience the richness of choral music by women composers and arrangers as Elektra celebrates International Women’s Day by performing music by Abbie Betinis, Maija Einfelde, Joni Mitchell, Marie-Claire Saindon, and more.

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Jennifer Scott NuQuartet
Frankie’s Jazz Club (8pm)

Jennifer Scott is one of the leading vocal improvisers in Canada. NuQuartet reworks gems from the American Songbook, presents repertoire from unexpected sources and throws in a few originals for good measure, infusing their music with groove and soul! With David Sikula guitar, Rene Worst basses, and Bernie Arai drums.
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Barney Bentall & the Legendary Hearts
Commodore Ballroom (8:30pm)
See this local pop-rock band from the ’80s at the Commodore.


Sat Mar 10

Artie Devlin & Laura Crema
Northwood United Church (4pm)
Vancouver jazz musicians Artie Devlin vocals/guitar & Laura Crema vocals, team up with Miles Black piano, Brent Gubbels bass, and Buff Allen drums. Don’t miss out!

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Fawn Fritzen and the fellas
Frankie’s Jazz Club (8pm)
Fawn delves into the history of jazz, to powerful voices such as Bessie Smith, Anita O’Day, and Nina Simone. Simultaneously, she has created powerful new songs of her own, centred in candid storytelling. She is joined by David Restivo piano, John Lee bass, and Kelby MacNayr drums.
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