Picks Of The Week – July 3, 2013

Hope everyone had a good Canada Day and our American friends have a Happy 4th tomorrow! Here’s some stuff to get you through the week.

Rock: Join the Kiss Army as the iconic rock band bring their Monster Tour to Rogers Arena on Saturday

Swing: For something on the opposite end of the musical spectrum but no less iconic, The Glenn Miller Orchestra is onstage on Saturday July 6th as well at The Orpheum Theatre.

Roar: BC Lions bring Lions pride into BC Place on Thursday July 4th as they take on eastern rivals Toronto Argonauts at 7pm

Rock: Pop, rock, new wave, there’s not much the iconic B-52s haven’t done in their 35 years in the music business. See for yourself on Friday July 5th at River Rock Show Theatre

Soccer: Expecting a sell out at BC Place, Vancouver Whitecaps FC take on Seattle Sounders in a Cascadia Cup challenge match. Always guaranteed to be a lively match with many Seattle fans making the trip up the I-5

Underwear Affair

Dance: Get out your 90s gear and get ready to hit the floor to dance your night away at Electric Circus at The Cobalt on Saturday night featuring a birthday set from DJ Kasey Riot and performance by Lady Jem

Run-derwear: Get our and support the BC Cancer Foundation’s annual Underwear Affair. On July 6th, hundeds of people will drop their gear and hit the streets to run through the city in their underwear to bring attention to cancers below the belt.

On Sale: Concerts announced with tickets going on sale this week are Shaggy (Aug 30 at Commodore Ballroom) on sale Friday July 5th, Beyonce (Nov 30 at Rogers Arena) and electronic act Zeds Dead (Oct 16 at Commodore Ballroom) both shows on sale Monday July 8th

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