Free Summer Concert Series (Plus Craft Beer) Starting on Vancouver’s False Creek – June 20

Photo credit: Venture Vancouver | Flickr

Photo credit: Venture Vancouver | Flickr

Saturday nights on Vancouver’s False Creek waterfront just got a little more exciting.

A brand-new (and completely free) concert series kicks off at the Plaza of Nations in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, June 20, continuing through Sept. 12. For Vancouver music fans, it’s a chance to enjoy waterfront shows from some of the city’s hottest bands, while also enjoying an incredible lineup of food trucks and even craft beer.

The venue for all this excitement is the picture-perfect (but rarely used) Plaza of Nations outdoor stage, located just next to the Edgewater Casino and not far from B.C. Place and Rogers Arena. Organizers have lined up a who’s who of local food trucks for the event, including Vij’s Railway Express (award-winning Indian cuisine from Vikram Vij), Roaming Dragon (Asian fusion), The Reef Runner (Caribbean), Guanaco (Salvadoran), Super Thai, Rocky Point Ice Cream and more than a dozen others.   Continue reading:
Free Summer Concert Series (Plus Craft Beer) Starting on Vancouver’s False Creek – June 20

Top Jazz Journalist’s Take on What to Hit at the 30th Annual TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

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Tourism Vancouver’s Jorden Hutchison interviews DownBeat Magazine reporter James Hale.

Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2015, the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival is set to take over the city, June 18 to July 1. Bringing some of music’s most well-known edge-pushers, mainstayers and international ambassadors to Vancouver, the event features performances by some 1,800 artists – ranging from jazz, funk and Latin to fusion and world music – at 300-plus concert venues across the city.

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Top Jazz Journalist’s Take on What to Hit at the 30th Annual TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

East Van Summer Jam 2015, July 4 (Free Ticket Giveaway!)

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The 2015 East Van Summer Jam (EVSJ) has announced their lineup, including Ab-Soul,
Mayer Hawthorne, Kelela, The Boom Booms, ESTA, Slow Jam Sundays, Kinnie Starr and
more. EVSJ takes over Strathcona Park in East Vancouver on Saturday July 4th, 2015,
promising a full day of music and activities tailored to the whole community.

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East Van Summer Jam 2015, July 4 (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 will be available from Tickets Tonight starting Saturday, June 20 at 9 am!

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