Rock Out in a Classical Chinese Garden: Enchanted Evenings Concert Series is Back

Photo credit: Canada Explore | Flickr

Photo credit: Canada Explore | Flickr

Does the idea of a sunset concert in an elegant 15th-century-style Chinese garden sound like your cup of tea?

Then Enchanted Evenings at Vancouver’s Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden may be just the thing for you. Each summer for the last 22 years, the little walled garden in the heart of Chinatown has opened its gates on select nights to music fans. Groups, ranging from classical piano ensembles to hot jazz bands, perform al fresco in the garden, while guests enjoy the feng shui and groove to the tunes.

This year’s series started July 16 and continues with weekly performances every Thursday until Aug. 20. Continue reading:
Rock Out in a Classical Chinese Garden: Enchanted Evenings Concert Series is Back

Madonna’s 35 City Rebel Heart Tour Coming to Vancouver, Oct. 14 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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The list of Madonna concert dates for her highly anticipated 35-city Rebel Heart Tour were officially announced earlier this year by Live Nation with the opening night scheduled for August 29th in Miami, Florida.  Additional performances to follow include New York, LA, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston, Vancouver, Montreal and several other cities including San Juan, Puerto Rico.  Following the North American leg of the Rebel Heart Tour, Madonna will begin the UK/European series of dates on November 4th in Koln, Germany with stops in major cities including Barcelona, London, Paris and Glasgow amongst others.

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Madonna’s 35 City Rebel Heart Tour Coming to Vancouver, Oct. 14 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Young Rising Sons and Hunter Hunted at the Media Club, July 21 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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Young Rising Sons:

At a time when cynicism and moral outrage are quite common in modern music, Young Rising Sons choose to focus on the brighter side of life. According to lead singer/guitarist Andy Tongren, the Red Bank, New Jersey band’s debut single “High” was created with the intention of writing a “soulful pick-me-up, an honest account of life’s ups and downs, all with a glimmer of hope.” Tongren adds that the recently released “High” is the perfect example of the “feel good disposition” that shapes Young Rising Sons’ view on life and music.

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Young Rising Sons and Hunter Hunted at the Media Club, July 21 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Tor Miller w/ Windmills at Media Club, June 22 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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There are any number of singers who can turn in a pitch-perfect performance, who can hold a note, shape a phrase, and project their voices to the back of the hall. Talent shows across the globe are full of them, singing for their supper, hoping for that lucky break. And then there is that select band of vocalists who can take a song to the next level, burrow deep beneath its skin, and pin you to your seat as they do so. Anyone lucky enough to hear the demo version of Tor Miller’s song “Headlights” would have instantly added the name of the 20-year-old native New Yorker to the latter list.

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Tor Miller w/ Windmills at Media Club, June 22 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

Jon Bon Jovi and The Kings of Suburbia to Rock Stanley Park on August 22

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Tickets to the much anticipated Jon Bon Jovi concert in Stanley Park are available now from Tickets Tonight!

The “Livin’ on a Prayer” and “You Give Love a Bad Name” rocker will headline this special concert at Brockton Field in Stanley Park surrounded by evergreen forest, ocean and mountains.

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Jon Bon Jovi and The Kings of Suburbia to Rock Stanley Park on August 22