Lúnasa (Mar 27)
Who: Kay Meek Centre
Where: Kay Meek Centre (1700 Mathers Ave, North Vancouver)
When: March 27
Why: With more than quarter of a million albums sold since the band formed in 1997, one of Ireland’s most celebrated musical exports comes to North Vancouver in a concert of both traditional and contemporary Irish music. More information at kaymeek.com.
Byron Bertram: Passport and Prozac (Mar 28-30)
Who: Byron Bertram
What: Passport and Prozac
Where: Yuk Yuk’s Vancouver (2837 Cambie St, Vancouver)
When: March 28-30
Why: Vancouver-based comedian Byron Bertram tapes his first comedy album after signing on with 800 Pound Gorilla Records. More information at yukyuks.com.
The Orchard (After Chekhov) (until April 21)
Who: Arts Club Theatre Company
What: The Orchard (After Chekhov)
Where: Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage (2750 Granville St, Vancouver)
When: March 21-31
Why: This adaptation of Chekhov’s classic The Cherry Orchard is told through the lens of a Punjabi-Sikh family in the Okanagan Valley, and inspired by playwright Sarena Parmar’s own childhood. More information at artsclub.com.