Things to Do in Vancouver in June 2017

Festivals, Family Activities, Concerts, Live Theatre and Exhibitions in Vancouver during June 2017.




05 May

12631 River Road, Richmond

May 5, 2017 To September 10, 2017

$3

Illumination Vancouver International Summer Night Market presents multiple types of attractions suitable for all ages. There are over 300 food and merchandise booths, and more than 20 events or performing shows every week. It’s family-friendly with a featured kid’s play zone and VIP lounge. Excite your taste buds with exotic ...  »

11 May

Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, 2750 Granville Street, Vancouver

May 11, 2017 To July 16, 2017

$29 - $84

Inspired by true events, this rocking jukebox musical takes you into Sun Records Studio on December 4, 1956, to witness the famed recording session that brought together rock and roll legends Presley, Cash, Lewis, and Perkins—for the first and only time. Experience all the hits that made these powerhouse stars the ...  »

12 May

8351 River Road, Richmond

May 12, 2017 To October 9, 2017

$3.75

The 17th Annual Richmond Night Market! Come join us for another summer of delicious food, awesome deals and wonderful entertainment! Featuring live performances, carnival games and over 200 retail stalls, you’ll feel the excitement from the moment you arrive. Taste Canada’s diversity at our international food court, offering more ...  »

17 May

York Theatre, 639 Commercial Drive, Vancouver, BC, Canada

May 17, 2017 To June 3, 2017

$10 to $46

In this powerful musical, the children of an Oji-Cree family are sent to a residential school in Northern Ontario. This is a story of redemption: for a mother who was never let past the school’s gate, and her kids, who never knew she came. Children of God offers a ...  »

24 May

EDAM Studio Theatre, 303 East 8th Ave, Vancouver

May 24, 2017 To June 3, 2017

6049993406

$15 to $20

New dance work from Peter Bingham, Noam Gagnon, and Vanessa Goodman. Join us for EDAMs Spring Series, featuring new dance works by guest artists Noam Gagnon and Vanessa Goodman, as well as piece by the EDAM Company.  »

25 May

BMO Theatre Centre, 162 West 1st Avenue, Vancouver

May 25, 2017 To June 25, 2017

$29 & up

In a church basement in suburban Texas, three troubled teenagers meet weekly to express themselves through puppetry and learn to avoid the devil at all costs. Things take a twisted turn when one student—Jason—creates a hand puppet that is possessed with a delightfully dark personality of its own, ...  »

29 May

Granville Island, 1689 Johnston Street, Vancouver

May 29, 2017 To June 4, 2017

Varies

Head down to Granville Island for the Vancouver International Children’s Festival  and help us celebrate our 40th Festival! Enjoy spectacular performances from around the globe for kids and families of all ages. Treat the family to acrobatics, puppetry, theatre, dance, music and lots of arts activities. Come see your ...  »

01 Jun

Abbotsford Centre, 33800 King Rd, Abbotsford

June 1, 2017

$20 - $146.24

In the midst of an exhilarating album launch, Dean Brody brings his brand new album, Beautiful Freakshow, coast to coast through local media appearances, and country radio listener events, culminating in a special live performance in Toronto, to kick-off the announcement of national tour dates, beginning April 2017. On the west ...  »

01 Jun

Varnier Park, Whyte Avenue, Vancouver

June 1, 2017 To September 23, 2017

$21 & up

Bard on the Beach is one of Canada’s largest not-for-profit, professional Shakespeare festivals. Established in 1990, Bard is an annual summer festival with a mission to perform, explore and celebrate the genius of William Shakespeare, surrounded by the natural beauty of Vancouver, British Columbia. Opening the Festival on the BMO ...  »

02 Jun

Studio 16, 1555 W. 7th Avenue, Vancouver

June 2, 2017 To June 3, 2017

604.961.3161

$19.62

The musical version of our favourite Peanuts Characters live onstage.YOURE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN is a fresh approach to the all-time 1967 classic, based on the beloved comic strip by Charles Schultz. Sally Brown joins Charlie Brown, Linus, Lucy, Schroeder, and Snoopy in this charming revue of vignettes and ...  »

02 Jun

The Vancouver Playhouse Theatre, 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

June 2, 2017 To June 3, 2017

604.872.4014

$50.67

Goh Ballet’s Spring Performances will feature the World Premiere of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons Ballet accompanied by Vancouver Academy of Music’s Concertante String Orchestra. Come and witness future stars of dance and music take flight in this trailblazing production that showcases the world-class talent in our province. Also ...  »

03 Jun

PNE Centre Grounds, 2901 E Hastings Street, Vancouver

June 3, 2017 To June 4, 2017

$29.99 to $39.99

The 8th annual VCBW Festival returns to the PNE Fairgrounds! Featuring 100+ Craft Breweries and Cideries pouring over 300 beers and ciders, 4 stages with live music and djs,12 food trucks, a full games area with bocce, pinball alley, foos ball, and frisbee, a pop-up barber shop and much, much more to be ...  »

03 Jun

Orpheum Theatre, 884 Granville Street, Vancouver

June 3, 2017

$21 to $70

The finale in the Mardon Group Insurance Musically Speaking Series Bramwell Tovey serves up an all-Beethoven feast, starring Canada’s own Hoebig-Moroz Trio playing Beethoven’s rarely-performed Triple Concerto. And in a heroic ending to the Musically Speaking series, the orchestra performs Beethoven’s mighty Symphony No. 3. Bramwell Tovey conductor ...  »

03 Jun

McBride Annex Elementary, 4750 St. Catherine's Street, Vancouver

June 3, 2017

Free

The annual McBride Annex School Spring Fair is coming up soon. It is an exciting event with games, delicious food, face painting, music and a silent auction featuring donations from Vancouver Opera, Bard on the Beach, Jump Gymnastics, Granville Island Toy Company and more… Who is it for? family-kids HOW ...  »

03 Jun

The Wise Hall & Lounge, 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver

June 3, 2017 To June 4, 2017

$10 to $15

LIVE at The WISE is proud to present: The Official South Country Fair West Coast Line-Up Launch! SCF is a community centred camping festival in Fort Macleod, Alberta that will be celebrating it’s 31st year July 21st-23rd, 2017. The mission of South Country Fair has always been to expand ...  »

04 Jun

St. Helen's Anglican Church, 4405 West 8th Ave.,, Vancouver

June 4, 2017

$26.87 - $32.04

Wagner's Die Walküre by the Heroic Opera Company, Vancouver, BC. Come and celebrate the inaugural project of the Heroic Opera Company, which will bring the glorious operas of Wagner, Strauss, and Verdi to Vancouver! We have assembled the finest dramatic voices the lower mainland has to offer. Prepare to ...  »

04 Jun

Biltmore Cabaret, 2755 Prince Edward St., Vancouver

June 4, 2017

$50.00 - $80.00

Up Dharma Down is a band from the Philippines. They have been together since 2004. The group incorporates influences from rock, trip-hop, electronica and post-rock to create a sound which stands out in the local scene. The band got the name from the word Dharma. In whatever case, it is a ...  »

04 Jun

Harbour Park, 4905 McNeely's Way, Ladner

June 4, 2017

$12

Who wants some charcoal grilled BBQ salmon! Join us on Sunday June 4th at Harbour Park in Ladner for the 48th Annual Salmon BBQ. Bring the kids, bring a picnic blanket, and join us for some fresh salmon, french fries and salad for $12 per plate We’ll have face painting, ...  »

04 Jun

Norman Rothstein Theatre, 950 West 41st Ave, Vancouver

June 4, 2017

$10 to $35

The well-known miraculous story of Moses. Hebrew slaves (the Israelites) were enslaved in Ancient Egypt, but God loves them so much, He saved them from the evil hands of Pharaoh, and grant them the promised land which was promised to their ancestor, Abraham. Come to our show to find out ...  »

06 Jun

Carousel Theatre for Young People, 1411 Cartwright St, Vancouver

June 6, 2017 To June 18, 2017

$15

The beloved Bee Stage returns with a brand new play for little ones. The Sun is confident and popular and the Moon is shy and overlooked. When the Sun meets the Moon they seem too different to ever get along. But with the help of the clouds, the stars, some ...  »

06 Jun

Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

June 6, 2017

$45 - $822

Def Leppard With special guests Poison and Tesla the Band Fresh off winning their fan voted Classic Rock Magazine Album of the Year award, Def Leppard announce they will return to the road this spring for a three month run across North America. The Live Nation promoted outing will storm ...  »

06 Jun

The Cultch, 1895 Venables Street, Vancouver

June 6, 2017 To June 24, 2017

$25 to $30

Hamlet by Sandbox Theatre Productions A father’s death and his mother’s hasty marriage provoke thoughts of murder and vengeance that push Hamlet’s mind to madness. His suspicions of foul play lead to dangerous manipulations of friends and family in order to uncover the supernatural truth behind it ...  »

07 Jun

The Revue Stage, 1601 Johnston Street, Vancouver

June 7, 2017

$16.52 - $26.87

Komagata Maru: Performed by composer Neelamjit Dhillon (saxophone, bansuri, tabla)
with Chris Gestrin (piano), Steve Holy (bass) & Dan Gaucher (drums).
Concert 2: Curtis Andrews (mrdangam) & Friends  »

08 Jun

CBC Studio 700, 700 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

June 8, 2017 To June 11, 2017

778-386-8664

$11.86 - $22.73

Ever wonder what happens when your fictional friends grow up?
An "unauthorized parody", the play imagines the gang from the Peanuts as teenagers in small town America. Dog Sees God shines a light on homophobia, drug use, pedophilia, suicide, eating disorders, teen violence, rebellion, sex, mental illness and self identity. ...  »

08 Jun

Roedde House Museum, 1415 Barclay Street, Vancouver

June 8, 2017

6046847040

$13.41 - $16.52

Twice nominated “best jazz clarinetist” in the National Jazz Awards, composer/performer James Danderfer has been performing and recording with some of the finest jazz musicians in North America. James’ film score work includes recent “best Canadian short film” winner “Bedbugs: A Musical Love Story” as well as the upcoming ...  »

09 Jun

The Revue Stage, 1601 Johnston Street, Vancouver

June 9, 2017

$16.52 - $26.87

Music without borders! World percussion, gamelan, & more!
Walk the Wallace Line with the Turtle Bliss
and
Feat. visiting artists Chen Zhuo Hui (Chinese percussion), Shawn Metivetsky (tabla), Ziya Tabassian (tombak)  »

09 Jun

Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver

June 9, 2017

$35 -$85

Celebrated chant masters Deva Premal & Miten bring their Temple at Midnight tour to Vancouver!
Accompanied by Nepalese bansuri maestro Manose, with Canadian Joby Baker on bass and Danish percussionist Rishi, their unique, spiritually inspired evenings of mantra, song, and chant are treasured by audiences around the planet.  »

09 Jun

Vancouver Playhouse, 600 Hamilton Street, Vancouver

June 9, 2017

$2 to $15

Let Your Music Shine! with Lisa & Linda children’s entertainers Explore fast and slow music on three playdates: at a friend’s house, at the park and at a concert.Play hide and seek, bounce the ball and other favourite games set to the music of Johannes Brahms. Accompanied ...  »

09 Jun

Various Venues, Vancouver Island

June 9, 2017 To June 18, 2017

Varies

Western Canada’s largest seafood festival! Events include Wildlife and Hatchery Tours, Oyster Plant Tours, Celebrity Chef Demos, Shellfish and Seafood Tasting Booths, Educational and Interactive Booths, Fanny Bay Oysters Shucking Championship, Oceanwise Chowder Challenge, Enjoy delicious craft beer and BC wine booths throughout the event grounds, Live Entertainment, Kids ...  »

10 Jun

Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville St., Vancouver

June 10, 2017

$20.00

Hollerado’s debut album Record In A Bag came out in 2009 and received a Canadian JUNO award nomination for Best New Artist. Their incredible “Americanarama” video garnered over 1.4 Million YouTube views with its forcefully creative approach to video making, and the album spawned the Top 10 radio hits “Americanarama” and “Juliette” ...  »

10 Jun

Vancouver Community College Auditorium, 1155 East Broadway, Vancouver

June 10, 2017

$21.69 - $32.04

This is the flagship concert of the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra's 2017 GLOBAL SOUNDSCAPES FESTIVAL, which explores and celebrates the intersection of Canadas resident cultures with musical traditions and instruments from all over the world, through the creation and performance of intercultural music. The festival presents international guest artists and ensembles alongside ...  »

10 Jun

Koerner Recital Hall, 1270 Chestnut Street, Vancouver

June 10, 2017

6042210665

$21.69 - $26.87

Celebrating the strength and talents of our country, as we commemorate Canadas 150th Birthday.This concert will feature works by Canadian composers and arrangers. From rollicking folksongs from the Maritimes to lush sacred works by iconic composers like Imant Raminsh and Healy Willan.   »

10 Jun

The Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver

June 10, 2017

$25.00 - $45.00

Artists: Trae Crowder (The Liberal Redneck), Drew Morgan, Corey Forrester Recently earning national attention (or notoriety, depending on your viewpoint) for his “Liberal Redneck” series of viral videos, Trae Crowder has been performing his particular brand of Southern-fried intellectual comedy in the Southeast and beyond for the past six years. ...  »

10 Jun

Evergreen Cultural Centre, 1205 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

June 10, 2017

$12 to $20

Volcanoes, lightning, conflagrations! PSWE ends the season hot with this elemental program. PACIFIC SYMPHONIC WIND ENSEMBLE Founded in 1981 by conductor Maurice Backun, it was a group of talented wind and percussion players looking for musical challenges that brought the Pacific Symphonic Wind Ensemble (PSWE) into being. Over twenty years later, ...  »

10 Jun

Orpheum, 884 Granville Street, Vancouver

June 10, 2017 To June 12, 2017

$19 to $95

Bramwell Tovey commands the stage in a titanic concert that features extraordinary violinist Baiba Skride, mezzo-soprano Marion Newman, a new composition by Maestro Tovey, and the heroic symphonic masterpiece by Gustav Mahler that was the starting point of Maestro Tovey’s epic Music Directorship with the VSO. Bramwell Tovey conductor ...  »

10 Jun

PNE Forum, East Hastings Street, Vancouver

June 10, 2017 To June 11, 2017

$10 to $12

Join more than 150 artists, tinkerers, performers, inventors, crafters, and other Makers for a weekend of crafting, learning, and exploring! The Vancouver Mini Maker Faire brings together Makers, performers, workshop leaders, and speakers from across a wide range of disciplines for two days of exhibiting projects, building community, and sharing knowledge ...  »

11 Jun

The Revue Stage, 1601 Johnston Street, Vancouver

June 11, 2017

$16.52 - $26.87

Music without borders! Chinese percussion, choir & more.
The Sound of Drum with Voice

Feat. Chen Zuohui (Chinese percussion)
with Huyi Choir of the Canada Chinese Performing Arts Society
Han Chinese Music Ensemble
with conductor Jin Zhang  »

11 Jun

The Revue Stage, 1601 Johnston Street, Vancouver

June 11, 2017

$16.52 - $26.87

Music without borders! Featuring Vancouver's Fringe Percussion Quartet.
These concerts are part of the Vancouver Inter-Cultural Orchestra's 2017 GLOBAL SOUNDSCAPES FESTIVAL, which explores and celebrates the intersection of Canadas resident cultures with musical traditions and instruments from all over the world, through the creation and performance of intercultural music. The festival ...  »

11 Jun

Great Hall, 6133 University Boulevard, Vancouver

June 11, 2017

6047277289

$21.69 - $32.04

A collaboration of members of Vancouvers Vashaan and Diba Persian music ensembles. This is a two-part concert in the traditional modes of Dashti and Nava and it will be the Canadian debut of Iranian vocalist, Mahbobeh Golzari. The ensemble is a unique sextet which revolves around the ancient sound of ...  »

11 Jun

St. James Hall, 3214 W 10th Avenue, Vancouver

June 11, 2017

$24.99 - $30.00

RISK! is a live show and podcast where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to share. Founded in 2009 by Kevin Allison of MTV’s legendary sketch comedy show, The State, RISK! has been downloaded tens of millions of times and has featured incredible true stories from ...  »

11 Jun

Goldcorp Centre for the Arts, 149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver, Vancouver

June 11, 2017

$12

Project Limelight, a free performing arts program for young people living in Vancouver’s Eastside, returns to the stage with OFF THE HOOK, a fresh new take on J.M Barrie’s classic story, Peter Pan! This all-ages comedy takes us from East Van to Neverland, where The Lost Boys ...  »

11 Jun

Commercial Drive, Vancouver

June 11, 2017

Free

Italian Day on The Drive is a vibrant cultural street festival celebrating Italian culture, heritage and respective immigrant contributions in Vancouver. Commercial Drive, also known as The Drive, is home to the annual festival which transforms the street into a lively 17 block, vehicle free, celebration and community festa. Since Italian ...  »

12 Jun

Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville St., Vancouver

June 12, 2017

$29.5

HELLYEAH’s previous album, 2014’s Blood for Blood, was the album metal fans and critics were waiting for HELLYEAH to make, based on the revered metal pedigree of the individual members. Such an artistic achievement—the album debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hard Rock album chart— meant the band ...  »

13 Jun

Coquitlam Heritage at Mackin House, Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam

June 13, 2017

604-516-6151

$32.50

Throughout our Man’s World exhibit we will be offering workshops geared towards themes highlighted in the exhibition. One theme is the grooming practices of the gentleman. Men’s skin care isn’t just about razors and shaving cream products. Plenty of men are getting into the habit of taking ...  »

13 Jun

The Havana Theatre, 1212 Commercial Drive, Vancouver

June 13, 2017 To June 18, 2017

604-417-0714

$11.34 - $32.04

3rd annual festival of short plays.8 short plays will be performed each night!Audiences will be asked to vote for Best Play and Notable performances.  »

14 Jun

Rickshaw Theatre, 254 E. Hastings Street, Vancouver

June 14, 2017

$25.00

CKY got its start when Deron Miller and Jess Margera got together and formed the band Foreign Objects back in 1994. Two years later, they started oiL with their UPS co-worker Ryan Bruni and began laying tracks that would eventually turn into CKY tracks. Chad Ginsburg joined as a guitarist and ...  »

14 Jun

Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver

June 14, 2017

$30.00

Renowned feminist author, poet, multi-media artist and genuine international phenomenon, Rupi Kaur makes Vancouver her only Canadian stop on a whirlwind 2017 world tour. Called “the voice of her generation”, Kaur’s first book of poetry and prose was on the New York Times bestseller list for over seven months, and ...  »

15 Jun

Granville Island Stage, 1585 Johnston Street, Vancouver

June 15, 2017 To July 29, 2017

$29 - $84

This cathartic and catchy musical charts the romantic breakups of three women and the lively antics that ensue. ’60s girl group music like “Be My Baby,” “And Then He Kissed Me,” “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” and “Where Did Our Love Go?” provide the perfect backdrop for the bittergirls’ ...  »

15 Jun

Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville St., Vancouver

June 15, 2017

$32.5

Tarrus Riley is among the leading ambassadors of modern day Reggae Music in Jamaica. The singer’s commanding vocals, intuitive lyrics and vibrant personality have combined to create a formidable artiste with authentic credentials in Reggae music. Being the son of veteran reggae singer Jimmy Riley his venture into music ...  »

15 Jun

Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

June 15, 2017

$75 - $125

Tool is an American rock band from Los Angeles, California. Formed in 1990, the group's line-up includes drummer Danny Carey, guitarist Adam Jones, and vocalist Maynard James Keenan  »

15 Jun

Christ Church Cathedral, 690 Burrard St, Vancouver

June 15, 2017

604+682+3455 ext 223

$32.04

Giving Voice Concert hosted by the Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, Christ Church Cathedral and Sister Says. Curated by Sister Says, this all ages show combines a variety of musical styles including soul, blues, atmospheric, and hip-hop for a truly unique evening. This event invites people of all ...  »

16 Jun

The Orpheum Annex, 823 Seymour Street, 2nd floor, Vancouver

June 16, 2017

778-886-8908

42.39 - 57.92

Persian Music Concert with guest singer Mahbobeh Golzari. A collaboration of members of Vancouvers Vashaan and Diba Persian music ensembles. This is a two-part concert in the traditional modes of Dashti and Nava and it will be the Canadian debut of Iranian vocalist, Mahbobeh Golzari. The ensemble is a unique ...  »

16 Jun

Percy Perry Stadium, 331 Leroy St., Coquitlam

June 16, 2017 To June 17, 2017

$3.50 to $15

Join the festival bands, dancers, entertainers, whisky tastings and even a haggis hunt for the kids. There will be British cars and British food, sheep dog demos, Quidditch, an expanded beer garden with entertainment, and of course the grand finale celebrating 150 years of Scots in Canada. Celebrate culture with the ...  »

17 Jun

Mackin House, 1116 Brunette Avenue, Coquitlam

June 17, 2017

6045166151

By Donation

Calling all fathers! Join us at Mackin House for a fly-tying workshop sponsored by Sea-Run Fly & Tackle. Learn the basics of fly-tying from a great instructor and take home new flies for your next fishing trip. Dads may sign up on their own or with a child aged 12 to ...  »

17 Jun

Hard Rock Casino, 2080 United Blvd, Coquitlam

June 17, 2017

$59.5 - $69.5

Rock legend Eric Burdon and his British invasion band The Animals will be performing at the Molson Canadian Theatre at Hard Rock Casino Vancouver on Saturday, June 17, 2017. Hailed by Rolling Stone as one of the “100 Greatest Voices of All Time,” the founder and frontman for The Animals took the music ...  »

17 Jun

The Revue Stage, 1601 Johnston Street, Vancouver, BC V6H 3R7 Canada 

June 17, 2017

6048392802

$21.69

Eric McCormack, Vincent Gale, Leah Cairns and Patrick Gilmore will read Lanford Wilson's Burn This.
All proceeds to Protate Cancer Canada.  »

17 Jun

South Granville Neighbourhood, Vancouver

June 17, 2017

Free

South Granville has the highest concentration of fine art galleries in Vancouver, its legacy as gallery row is cemented as it continues to thrive a half century since its founding. Several new galleries have moved into the area since our first ArtWalk, adding to our reputation as the only area ...  »

17 Jun

St. Andrew's Park, 11th Street East, North Vancouver, BC, Canada

June 17, 2017

6049850408

Free

Grab your favourite teddy bear and join in the fun! St. Andrew’s United Church invites the public to attend its annual Teddy Bear Picnic. The event is free and features a variety of entertainment for everyone including Music with Marnie, face-painting by Looking Glass face painters, Jump for Joy ...  »

17 Jun

Riverfront Park, 2950 East Kent Ave S, Vancouver

June 17, 2017

604-525-5481

$30-$40

The RunForH20 event is a fun run that raises funds for sustainable clean water projects in Guatemala. The local communities are thoroughly educated on how to maintain the water systems, ensuring they have access to clean water for life. There is a 10k, 5k, Kids 1k, and a Toddler dash! ...  »

18 Jun

Roedde House Museum, 1415 Barclay st, Vancouver

June 18, 2017

6046847040

13.41 - 16.52

The Roedde House Classical Series presents 'Solo Flight' featuring Nancy DiNovo (Violin).  »

19 Jun

Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 600 Block Hamilton St., Vancouver

June 19, 2017

$49.5 - $99.5

NOW Toronto reviewer Susan G. Cole wrote of Raitt’s 2016 tour stop at Sony Centre, “it was exhilarating to see her swagger onto the stage before a packed house, confident, relaxed and ready to play her axe like a virtuoso. Whether she was deploying her bottleneck or finger picking on ...  »

22 Jun

Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 600 Block Hamilton St., Vancouver

June 22, 2017

$66.5 - $249

Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds’ newly announced North American tour will come to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre June 22. The 19-date tour will make its way across the continent and will conclude June 29 at Los Angeles’ historic Greek Theatre. The band were last in North America in 2014 with critical response ...  »

22 Jun

Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver

June 22, 2017

$25.00

Critics and audiences agree, NY-based writer, actor and standup comedian Michael Che is a star on the rise. Having been named one of Rolling Stone’s “50 Funniest People,” Buzzfeed’s “50 Hottest Men in Comedy,” and Variety’s “Top 10 Comics To Watch,” he is quickly leaving his mark on the media ...  »

22 Jun

The Orpheum, 601 Smithe St., Vancouver

June 22, 2017

$59 - $76

North American audiences may know Brazilian singer/songwriter/guitarist Seu Jorge best for his film roles. He appeared in City of God, a film that put an international spotlight on favela life, poverty, and violence, and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, the Wes Anderson film that featured Jorge as ...  »

22 Jun

Various Venues, Vancouver

June 22, 2017 To July 2, 2017

Varies

One of BC’s largest music presenters, Coastal Jazz and Blues Society, is proud to present its 32nd annual TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival June 22nd- July 2nd, 2017! The widely loved, world-class 11-day Vancouver music festival welcomes 1,800 local and international musicians into 35 of Vancouver’s top tier performing arts venues ...  »

23 Jun

Commodore Ballroom, 868 Granville St., Vancouver

June 23, 2017 To June 24, 2017

$45

 Though there’s actually six of them, Jurassic 5 got everything else right on their self-titled debut EP. Part of the new underground rap of the late ’90s (along with Company Flow, Mos Def, Dr. Octagon, and Sir Menelik), the sextet — rappers Marc 7even, Chali 2na, Zaakir, and Akil, plus producers ...  »

23 Jun

PAL Studio Theatre, 581 Cardero Street - 8th floor, Vancouver

June 23, 2017 To June 25, 2017

604-363-5734

$28.94

When four couples show up to a 10th anniversary party, the host and hostess are missing...
Food for dinner sits unprepared in the kitchen!
A gunshot was heard ten minutes ago, and a severe attack of ‘farce’ quickly begins…  »

23 Jun

Chinese Cultural Centre, 50 E. Pender Street, Vancouver

June 23, 2017

$104.49 - $182.12

The VIGF Luthier Conference is designed for professional luthiers, active hobbyists, and anyone who wants a deeper look at the fascinating world of handcrafted musical instruments.  »

23 Jun

Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver

June 23, 2017

$63.00 (Includes all fees, service charges and taxes)

Conceived in Mexico City and born in a Brooklyn warehouse in 1997, Antibalas is rooted in Afrobeat, but thoroughly flexible. Their live shows are the stuff of legend—hot, sweaty, dance marathons set to a tight, infectious groove. Lead singer Amayo, a native of Lagos, Nigeria and a senior Kung Fu ...  »

23 Jun

The Rio Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver

June 23, 2017

$27.50

Arj is an American stand-up comedian who is developing a huge following in Europe, Australia, New Zealand and all over the world. He is best known as playing Dave in the hit HBO sitcom Flight of the Concords. He is also co-creator of the hit off-broadway show the Marijuana-logues. A ...  »

23 Jun

The Ironworks, 235 Alexander St., Vancouver

June 23, 2017

$30

Led by vocalist Julia Úlehla and guitarist Aram Bajakian (Lou Reed, John Zorn, Diana Krall), the “utterly captivating” (Vancouver Sun) Dálava takes Czech folk melodies transcribed over 100 years ago by Úlehla’s botanist/ethnomusicologist great-grandfather, Dr. Vladimir Úlehla, and places them in a compelling contemporary context. Cinematic and wide-ranging, ...  »

24 Jun

WWE

Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

June 24, 2017

$20 - $546

The WWE LIVE Summerslam Heatwave Tour will burn through Vancouver’s Rogers Arena! This will be your chance to see your favorite WWE SMACKDOWN Superstars LIVE! SEE: AJ Styles, Kevin Owens, The Uso’s, Naomi, Charlotte Flair, Dolph Ziggler, Baron Corbin, Shinsuke Nakamura, Becky Lynch, Natalya, American Alpha, and many ...  »

24 Jun

The Ironworks, 235 Alexander St., Vancouver

June 24, 2017

$40

Three-time GRAMMY-nominated saxophonist/composer Donny McCaslin’s group collaborated on David Bowie’s masterful final album, Blackstar, matching its rugged, versatile, and “relentlessly intriguing” (NME) sound to Bowie’s immense artistry, generosity of spirit, and outright fearlessness. McCaslin’s “powerful left-field New York jazz band” (The Guardian) features Jason Lindner ...  »

24 Jun

Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver

June 24, 2017

$30

Fiery and festive, “this is hip-hop at its finest—a giddy, funky pass-the-mic throwdown, with smiles all around.”—Montreal Gazette Music without borders! Reflecting Canada’s vibrant cultural diversity, the nine-member Montreal collective Nomadic Massive combines groove-infused live instrumentation, omnivorous cross-genre sampling, and next-level poetics… in five languages! With their ...  »

24 Jun

Robson Square, Robson Street, Vancouver

June 24, 2017 To June 25, 2017

Free

Celebrate at the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival 2017 with three stages of free music, kids' activities, food trucks, licensed bars, bike parking, and more..  »

24 Jun

Barclay Heritage Square, 1477 Barclay Street, Vancouver

June 24, 2017

604-669-5051

Free

Join us for our annual Strawberry Festival! We have strawberry shortcakes for sale, Black Gardenia and Backspin Bluegrass Band will be performing, free horse carriage rides will take you on a luxurious tour of the neighborhood and vendors will be there for you to try some local flavors! Door prizes ...  »

25 Jun

Ryerson United Church, 2195 West 45th Avenue, Vancouver

June 25, 2017

425-443-0634

$13.41 - $18.59

Choral music conveys so many different emotions, so lets celebrate them all! The “Four Lewis Carroll Songs” by Composer-in-Residence Karen P. Thomas brim over with whimsy. Alice Parkers “Johnny I hardly knew ye” mimics war instruments to tell a tragic tale. The “Three Shakespeare Songs” of Ralph Vaughan Williams plumb ...  »

25 Jun

Rickshaw Theatre, 254 East Hastings Street, Vancouver

June 25, 2017

6047672392

$26.87

Come It’s TIME!!!! Whooohoo! Come see what Rahel and her students have been up to! Bellydance performances in various styles by Rahel, all of her beginner, intermediate and advanced students, The Helwa Dancers, and special guests! Guest performances by: Scarlet Lux Raks Sokkar Ashley Kirkham Devorah Azrakesh Who is ...  »

25 Jun

The Ironworks, 235 Alexander St., Vancouver

June 25, 2017

$30

“If one of the major compositional decisions for an improviser is choosing your partners, then Canadian drummer Nick Fraser shows himself to be a master of the form.”—New York City Jazz Record The JUNO Award-winning Torontonian’s compositions and group improvisations are intense journeys into the unknown, “moving synchronously ...  »

25 Jun

Pyatt Hall At the VSO School of Music, 843 Seymour Street, Vancouver

June 25, 2017

$40

A truly engaging talent like Blue Note artist Kandace Springs is timeless and undeniable. As The Guardian said in a four-star review, “she has a rare ability that can’t be taught—to sound like an old soul, just doing what comes naturally.” The Nashville-based singer/songwriter/pianist makes warm ...  »

25 Jun

Imperial, 319 Main Street, Vancouver

June 25, 2017

$42

A dance floor-igniting preacher of love Omar Souleyman brings his “irresistible, hyperactive electronica” (The Guardian) to Vancouver for a night of undulating synths, intense beats, and hip-shaking sensory overload! An unlikely cult hero among electronic connoisseurs like Modeselektor, Gilles Peterson, and Four Tet (who produced his breakthrough album Wenu Wenu), ...  »

25 Jun

Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver

June 25, 2017

$35

“One of the most exciting bands on the planet today!”—Jazzwise Dizzying odd-metre grooves, breakneck time changes, and breathtaking, top-of-the-rollercoaster group interplay are in abundance as Danish bassist Jasper Høiby’s fierce and muscular playing leads this UK-based trio—which has been dubbed “the most exciting and imaginative piano ...  »

25 Jun

Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver

June 25, 2017

$55.00 - $60.00

Currently calling Nashville home, Australian guitar master Tommy Emmanuel draws out the full emotional range and power of his instrument, pulling inspiration from perfect imperfections and intrepid improvisations. A multiple-Grammy nominee, perennial Guitar Player magazine favourite, and Member of the Order of Australia, Emmanuel is one of only five musicians ...  »

26 Jun

RIO Theatre, 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver

June 26, 2017

$22

It takes all of 10 seconds to understand the appeal of Jacob Whitesides. For starters, there’s the easy smile, that roguishly furrowed brow, but all of that would be nothing without the rest. His voice— with just the right amount of grit—is perfectly matched to his oeuvre of sometimes-soaring, ...  »

26 Jun

Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver

June 26, 2017

$71.00 - $76.00

As cerebral as Ziggy Marley can be with his songwriting, his performances succeed on his physical enthusiasm as much as they do on provocative content. Couple that with a band that is dynamic and sure at every turn, and what emerges is two hours of pulsating, heart-pumping elation.” —JamBands.com ...  »

26 Jun

Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver

June 26, 2017

$35

Led by Canadian jazz giants Ingrid Jensen trumpet/effects and Christine Jensen saxophone, Infinitude has the “rare distinction of being able to simultaneously combine tranquility with rhythmic vibrancy, coalescing in a near hypnotic fusion of tone and colour. A rare delight” (AllAboutJazz). Few talents could reckon with the concept of ...  »

26 Jun

The Ironworks, 235 Alexander St., Vancouver

June 26, 2017

$30

Perch Hen Brock & Rain is a unique combination of two long-time creative duos. Dutch trailblazers Ab Baars (Ken Vandermark) tenor sax/clarinet/shakuhachi and Ig Henneman (Misha Mengelberg) viola, and dynamic New York all-stars Ingrid Laubrock (Mary Halvorson) tenor & soprano sax and Tom Rainey (Tim Berne) drums “converse ...  »

27 Jun

Orpheum Theatre, 884 Granville St., Vancouver

June 27, 2017

$35 - $59.5

With decades of acclaimed work to his credit, and accolades ranging from “one of the most elegant singer-songwriters of his generation” (The New York Times) to “one of the few truly great roots-rock troubadours left” (Entertainment Weekly), Prisoner—Ryan Adams’ first album of all new original material since 2014’s Ryan ...  »

27 Jun

Studio 16, 1551 W. 7th Avenue, Vancouver

June 27, 2017 To July 1, 2017

$10 to $20

Aenigma Theatre presents Michael Frayn's Award Winning Play about the secret meeting that took place in Copenhagen in 1941 between physicists Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg, who had ended up on opposite sides of WWII.   »

27 Jun

Pyatt Hall At the VSO School of Music, 843 Seymour Street, Vancouver

June 27, 2017

$40

“There’s just no way not to like Cyrus Chestnut.”—AllMusic First call pianist for the Dizzy Gillespie Big Band and both The Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall Jazz Orchestras, Cyrus Chestnut absorbed years of experience as a sideman with Betty Carter, Wynton Marsalis, and scores of other great players ...  »

27 Jun

Vogue Theatre, 918 Granville Street, Vancouver

June 27, 2017

$45.00 - $50.00

Newly formed Bokanté is the brainchild of Snarky Puppy founder Michael League. Trading in his bass for baritone guitar in this group, League brings together eight musicians from four continents to create a diverse ensemble rich in groove, melody and soul. The band’s debut album, Strange Circles (GroundUP Music), ...  »

27 Jun

Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver

June 27, 2017

$45

“This is serious music that puts a massive grin on your face—and Collier should rightly have the world at his feet in years to come.”—JazzWise Quincy Jones, Herbie Hancock, and k.d. lang are big fans of young phenom Jacob Collier, and once you hear his virtuosic, multi-layered ...  »

27 Jun

City Centre Library, 1169 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam

June 27, 2017

604-516-6151

Free

We want to hear from you. Coquitlam Heritage preserves, honours, and promotes Coquitlam’s rich and diverse heritage. YOUR heritage. Stop by City Centre Library on Tuesday, June 27 from 6-7:45pm to offer your feedback through fun, interactive displays. Chat with our Board of Directors, ask questions of our heritage ...  »

28 Jun

The Ironworks, 235 Alexander St., Vancouver

June 28, 2017

$30 (Includes all fees, service charges and taxes)

“If you think you can imagine what piano, drums, and two trumpets will sound like, think again.”―KPFA Radio Melodic beauty, provocative abstraction, and confrontational fire: KAZE is free jazz at its most creative and powerful. The Japanese/French quartet shares boundless energy and enthusiasm, an insatiable appetite for sonic ...  »

28 Jun

The Orpheum, 601 Smithe St., Vancouver

June 28, 2017

$62.00-$86.00

NEA Jazz Master, renowned GRAMMY Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis is one of the most revered instrumentalists of his time. Leader of one of the finest jazz quartets today, and a frequent soloist with classical ensembles, Branford has become increasingly sought after as a featured soloist with such acclaimed orchestras as ...  »

28 Jun

Imperial, 319 Main Street, Vancouver

June 28, 2017

$39

Squarepusher’s Tom Jenkinson can’t seem to sit still. Following 2010’s recording titled Squarepusher Presents Shobaleader One, he’s turned the project into a genuine band, with Jenkinson on bass, plus three musicians going by the names Strobe Nazard, Company Laser, and Arg Nution, taking on keyboards, drums, and ...  »

28 Jun

The Orpheum Theatre, 884 Granville Street, Vancouver

June 28, 2017

$61 to $86

NEA Jazz Master, renowned Grammy Award-winning saxophonist Branford Marsalis is one of the most revered instrumentalists of his time. Leader of one of the finest jazz quartets today, and a frequent soloist with classical ensembles, Branford has become increasingly sought after as a featured soloist with such acclaimed orchestras as ...  »

29 Jun

The Ironworks, 235 Alexander St., Vancouver

June 29, 2017

$30

ArtistsClaudia Quintet For over 20 years in their longstanding, preternaturally attuned lineup, Claudia Quintet has bridged modern jazz, chamber, and new music in consistently inventive ways. Drummer/bandleader John Hollenbeck’s compositions are full of clarity, nuance, and space. But the sound of Claudia Quintet is equally about Hollenbeck’s compositional ...  »

29 Jun

Pyatt Hall At the VSO School of Music, 843 Seymour Street, Vancouver

June 29, 2017

$50

Christian McBride calls multifaceted pianist/composer Emmet Cohen “one of the most dynamic young musicians on the scene today.” Elegant introspection, neo-classical flourishes, and bravura bebop chops that are “guaranteed to make the walls sweat” (WGBO)—this young superstar has it all! Ron Carter is a living legend and the ...  »

29 Jun

Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright St, Vancouver

June 29, 2017

$45

“Kurt Rosenwinkel’s music is the sound of the future—just like bebop once was.”— Chicago Tribune “One of modern jazz’s most versatile string men” (The Observer), guitarist/vocalist Kurt Rosenwinkel has collaborated with Brad Mehldau, Brian Blade, and Eric Clapton, who referred to Kurt as “a genius.” His ...  »

29 Jun

The Orpheum, 601 Smithe St., Vancouver

June 29, 2017

$95-$110 (Includes all fees, service charges and taxes)

Rob Garza and Eric Hilton, aka Thievery Corporation, have thrived for 20 years without a radio hit, a big budget video, or major label backing. Regardless, TC has managed to do high-profile TV appearances, sell millions of albums, and continue to expand the fan base worldwide. They’ve collaborated with such ...  »

29 Jun

Olympic Village, 215 West 1st, Vancouver

June 29, 2017 To July 3, 2017

$10 to $149

Summer’s biggest food event is back—bigger and better and now happening on the Canada Day Long Weekend. Taking place over the span of five days, YVR FOOD FEST is all about celebrating fun and diversity in Vancouver’s food scene, with programming that ranges from the refined to ...  »

01 Jul

The Creek Marina, 415 Esplanade W, North Vancouver

July 1, 2017 To July 31, 2017

1(855) 795-2007

$296.31 to $919.00

Guests are lifted over 150 feet off the ground by a giant 200 foot crane to see the city in a way that they’ve never seen it before. This will be the first opportunity that Vancouver has had to host Dinner in the Sky. The breath-taking natural beauty of Vancouver, lends ...  »

01 Jul

Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, Vancouver

July 1, 2017 To September 5, 2017

604-659-3474

$22.00 - $39.00

Get up-close with Steller sea lions at Vancouver Aquarium’s new Steller’s Bay exhibit which spotlights these majestic and mysterious creatures. Visitors will see the sea lions basking in the sun, hear them roaring with might, and watch the animals swimming and diving with power and grace at the ...  »

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