Free concert alert! Dillon Francis in Vancouver this Friday (April 20)!

Dillon Francis at Fvded in the Park, Surrey, July 7 2017. Jason Martin photo for thesnipenews.com.

EDM sensation Dillon Francis headlines a free concert tomorrow (Friday) April 20 at Harbour Event Centre (760 Pacific Blvd). Others on the bill include Dzeko and Daijo.

The concert kicks off the Illumination concert series, a nation-wide series of free shows that will bring 20 artists to Canadian cities this summer.

Find out more about Friday’s show below, including some fun facts about Francis.

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Free concert alert! Dillon Francis in Vancouver this Friday (April 20)!

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: November 23, 2017

It’s on. The sun has made itself scarce and this weekend Vancouver has begun to deploy the yearly brigade against the dark with bright lights, festive markets, holiday events,Β  concerts, a town of candy, and arts celebrations that will continue their campaigns of cheer and festivities straight through December.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: November 23, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 17, 2017

Ready yourself for the beginning of The Fair at the PNE, an interstellar tall ship performance, dancing horses, a doughnut marathon, craft festivals, and a celebration of garlic! After the weekend, be sure to cap it off by being outside for the partial solar eclipse on Monday; by 10:21am the sun will be mostly blocked out by the moon. You can watch through special glasses, a home-made pinhole camera, or just watch the effect on the shadows around you, the wildlife, and the surrounding sky as the sun’s light turns to a sliver.

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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: August 17, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: June 1, 2017

Happy June! It’s heating up outside, the parks are filling with sun loungers and there’s long line-ups at the best ice cream spots; summer in Vancouver has begun! To complement the long warm days this weekend, Bard on the Beach’s tents are up and the shows are on; Craft Beer Week’s festival is on at Playland; the Children’s Festival is on Granville Island; Music Waste is filling up venues with music, art and comedy; and to finish there’s a food truck festival on Sunday.


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Things to Do in Vancouver this Weekend: June 1, 2017

Things to Do this Weekend in Vancouver: May 25, 2017

This weekend arts are all around us with artist studios opening up to the public in Mount Pleasant, Point Grey and on Granville Island. There’s an international art fair at the Convention Centre, a theatre festival at The Cultch, and outdoor dancing at Robson Square and the Davie Village. Vancouver Craft Beer Week has also begun, with tastings popping up in breweries and restaurants all over. (For a relaxing break from festivities, this weekend is also ideal the head to VanDusen Botanical Garden – the longer winter means that the spring blooms are all lighting up the landscape a little later this year, as in, right now!)


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Things to Do this Weekend in Vancouver: May 25, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: May 11, 2017

Feast on a festival of spot prawns, marvel at a program of ballet, revel in a talk from an astronaut, and learn to weave from a Coast Salish Chief. You could to absolutely every one of these things this weekend – and more. This is also the last weekend of the Opera Festival, Vancouver Bird Week, and DOXA – so catch them while you can!

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: May 11, 2017

Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: May 4, 2017

Happy May! This weekend the DOXA Documentary Film Festival will keep you in touch with the deeper parts of the world, Vancouver Bird Week will keep your eyes open for our feathered Vancouver residents, and the BMO Vancouver Marathon is here to test exactly how in-shape you really are, for those who are up for it. It’s also your last chance to catch Otello with the Vancouver Opera.

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Things to Do in Vancouver This Weekend: May 4, 2017