Seven things to do in Vancouver March 15-21: Sarah Brightman, Low, and more

Whether you’re looking for date ideas, free things to do or just something fun to do, you can’t go wrong with our list of events happening around Metro Vancouver between March 15 and 21.

Headlining this week’s picks is Susannah Adams. The Vancouver Island jazz singer makes an appearance at Frankie’s.

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Susannah Adams. Vancouver Island jazz vocalist. 2019 [PNG Merlin Archive]

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1. Susannah Adams

When: March 17, 8 p.m.

Where: Frankie’s Jazz Club

Tickets and info: $16, at coastaljazz.ca

This swinging Victoria-based vocalist released her album As The Morning Light one year ago on St. Patrick’s Day. Naturally, that brings a bit of anniversary flair to this show at Frankie’s. Backed by drummer Bernie Arai, bassist Rene Worst, and pianist Nick Peck, Adams will give classics such as Softly, As In a Morning Sunrise and You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To her own distinct spin. She is a very clean and smooth singer.

2. Colin James

When: March 21, 7:30 p.m.

Where: Orpheum Theatre

Tickets and info: From $58, at ticketmaster.ca

At the 22nd Maple Blues Awards in Toronto last month, Vancouver-based bluesman James was a big winner. Besides scoring the awards for songwriter, recording/producer, male vocalist of the year and electric act of the year. The guitar hero also won entertainer of the year, which is why people will be flocking to see him lay down his distinctive brand of blues/rock/roots music at the Orpheum. To say he’s built a reputation for playing great concerts at the venue is understatement; James fills the room with his onstage energy and chops, and his backing band, featuring the awesome drumming of Geoff Hicks, is totally in the pocket.

3. Hot Brown Honey

When: To March 30, various times

Where: York Theatre

Tickets and info: From $10, at tickets.thecultch.com

Kim Bowers, a.k.a. Busty Beats, describes this Briefs Factory show as a response to the fact that “in Australia, there is a real lack of brown faces on the television, on film and on the stage, so what are we going to do?” What Bowers and director Lisa

Source:: Vancouver Sun – Entertainment

      

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