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Thu Oct 5 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
A new generation of laughs.
Fri Oct 6 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
a six-year hiatus, the Canadian singer-songwriter who launched her career with
the hit "Sweet Ones" is
back, drawing raves for her sensual new work and mesmerizing live performances.
Fri Oct 13 to Sat Oct 14
Canadian and American musical luminaries – including John Hammond, Jim Byrnes, Jill Barber, Steve Dawson and David Hidalgo – bring their talent and unique treatment to the work of the iconic and inimitable Tom Waits. Don't miss this two-nights-only special performance.
Tue Oct 24 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
The ingenious Mehldau, widely recognized as the most influential jazz pianist of his
generation, kicks off our Cap Jazz season.
Fri Oct 27 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
The multiple Grammy® award-winning composer and
big band leader – known for elegantly fusing jazz & classical – performs with
Capilano University's “A” Band and NiteCap.
Thu Nov 16 to Sat Nov 25
A swashbuckling prequel to Peter Pan and a rollicking tale of friendship, daring and the search for the leader in all of us.
Fri Nov 24 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
The New Zealand singer-songwriter Don McGlashan (Blam Blam Blam, The Front Lawn, Muttonbirds) takes the stage in Kitsilano in a special co-production between Cap Global Roots and the Rogue Folk Club.
Sat Dec 2 to Sun Dec 3
The Capilano University Festival Chorus and Capilano University Singers, performing a Christmas season classic
Tue Dec 12 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
Charlie Hunter has been called a "pop guitarist of a new order" (Pop Matters) for his deep, inventive grooves, and versatile, vivid showcase of the seven- and eight-string guitar.
Wed Dec 13 to Thu Dec 14
A stunningly beautiful show in celebration of winter and Christmas.
Tue Jan 9 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
Stephen King’s chilling thriller, come to the stage in a special Arts Club at Cap presentation.
Fri Jan 19 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
Canada's only balkan-klezmer-gypsy-party-punk-super-band returns to Vancouver for rousing, one-night Cap Global Roots set at the Imperial.
Fri Jan 26 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
The legendary father of “hot jazz,” Django Reinhardt’s iconic sound has
influenced legions of musicians. Don’t miss this one-night fete to the Gypsy
Thu Feb 1 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
Jazz presents multiple Grammy®-winning jazz drummer Antonio Sánchez
performing the all-percussion soundtrack to the backdrop of Alejandro Iñárritu's Oscar-winning
Birdman in a
special Vogue Theatre show. In partnership with VIFF and PuSh Festival.
Fri Feb 2 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
blues and rock. The headlining dynamic duo's new
album, Apocalypstick, is full
of self-described "psychedelic landscapes and world-ending jam
outs" that fit the times we're in. With opener Terminal Station.
Tue Feb 6 to Sat Feb 10
Star-crossed lovers, graceful fairies, courtly royals and country bumpkins come together for a night of fantasy and romantic comedy in one of the Bard's most beloved works.
Sat Feb 17 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
"Muscular and brainy, this tight little band shows how to mine the culturally rich tradition of Mexican music and work it ingeniously into fusion jazz," says Something Else! Co-presented by Cap Jazz and the 2018 Chutzpah Festival.
Tue Feb 20 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
A passionate new musical and winner of 10 JESSIE awards.
Fri Feb 23 (7:30 PM to 10:00 PM)
A returning favourite jazz
vocalist – with a four octave-range, steeped in gospel and blues – performs with
Fri Feb 23 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
come to life in PEI-based Lennie Gallant's harmonious yarns – blending rock, Celtic, rock and country, along
with an exhilarating dash of Cajun spiciness.
Wed Mar 7 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
On the heels of his sold-out performance at this year's TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Donny McCaslin returns for a one-night show at The York in a special Cap Jazz and Cultch collaboration.
Sat Mar 10 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
Folk-blues icon Chris Smither has been called an "American original – a product of the musical melting pot and one of the absolute best singer-songwriters in the world" (Associated Press).
Thu Mar 15 to Sat Mar 24
The iconic Canadian story, adapted to a musical that stays true to the beloved book.
Sun Mar 25 (7:30 PM to 10:00 PM)
The New York Times raves, "His innovative fusion of the traditional genre with cante alentejano, a type of regional male chant, imbues the teary genre with new light." Zambujo returns to Vancouver, performing at Kay Meek Centre as part of our Cap Global Roots Series.
Thu Mar 29 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
A Dutch duo known for their dazzling original compositions –
with Vandoom’s vivid vocals at centre stage – in a special “A” Band and NiteCap
Sat Apr 7 to Sun Apr 8
Three classical masterpieces from Schubert, Haydn and Mozart, performed by the Capilano University Festival Chorus and Capilano University Singers
Wed Apr 25 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
The Black Hen Roadshow is back—and better than ever—in its third, powerhouse incarnation.
Sat Apr 28 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
The "defiantly political but cheerful party folk" (The Guardian) with a sound that's "fresh and smart" (NPR) stage a one-night show at the Imperial in a special Cap Global Roots and Vancouver World Music Festival collaboration.
Sun May 20 (8:00 PM to 10:30 PM)
Our 2017-2018 season wraps up with the blues delivered by stellar songwriter and slide guitar player Martin Harley, of whom Roots magazine says, “Slide guitar master. Martin Harley is the business.”
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