Where is the time going? There’s just over a month until Santa visits; shopping and holiday parties abound. In addition there is still plenty of entertainment to keep you distracted.
Game on: It’s a busy week for the Vancouver Canucks as they have back to back games at Rogers Arena, Friday night hosting Columbus Blue Jackets then Saturday night against Chicago Blackhawks.
Country Idol: Canadian country music star Johnny Reid fills the stage at Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Thursday night at 7:30pm
Dance Idol: Thursday nights means getting your dance on at Celebrities for Liberace, this week offers the added excitement of welcoming singer, actor, host and American Idol contestant, Kimberly Caldwell making her first Vancouver live performance.
Market: Now a cherishes holiday tradition, the 4th Annual Vancouver Christmas Market opens at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre plaza on Friday and runs until Christmas Eve.
Boombastic: Add some pop, rap and reggae into a mix and out comes Shaggy, the artist gets the audience dancing at the Commodore Ballroom on Friday night.
Trappers: Portland’s folk/country fusion group Blitzen Trapper is sure to have the Biltmore Cabaret crowd singing along on Friday night
Candy: Get into the spirit of Christmas as Yaletown is transformed into Candytown for a Saturday filled with entertainment, craft market, carriage rides, ice carvings and of course Santa.
DJ: Grammy nominated, superstar DJ Steve Aoki brings his Aokify Tour to the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sport Centre at UBC on Saturday evening.
On Sale: Looks like it’ll be a busy start to the New Year with a lot of gigs going on sale this Friday November 22nd including specially priced Pemberton Festival Early Bird Tickets as well as; John Butler Trio (February 15-16 – Commodore Ballroom), The Pack A.D. (February 21 – Rickshaw Theatre), Glasvegas ( March 1 – Venue), Lady Antebellum (March 10 – Pacific Coliseum), Ellie Goulding (April 25 – Orpheum), The 1975 ( April 26 – Vogue Theatre), Haim (May 24 – Malkin Bowl)