Vancouver Shows and Entertainment Calendar

Vancouver Shows and Entertainment Calendar

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Metro Vancouver has music, theatre and concerts happening all year. Here is a listing of top upcoming performances throughout the Lower Mainland.

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Click Vancouver Festivals & Events for a listing of the best festivals and events to check out in and around Metro Vancouver, but see below for the list of concerts, sporting events, theatre offerings and special performances.

 


 

February

FEBRUARY Performances

Theatre, Comedy, Music and Dance

  • Chutzpah Festival – the Jewish Performing Arts Festival featuring comedy, music, theatre and dance (February 16 to March 13, 2017).
  • Northwest Comedy Fest – a festival celebrating stand-up, improv and other forms of comedy (February 16-25, 2017).
  • Coastal First Nations Dance Festival – by the Dancers of Damelahamid at the Museum of Anthropology (February 28 to March 5, 2017).
  • Cavalia Odysseo – a large and technologically-sophisticated production involving dozens of horses, riders, acrobats and dancers under a big top at Olympic Village (January 29 to March 12, 2017).
  • Winterruption – a weekend of dance, theatre, music, film, art and crafts at Granville Island (February 17-19, 2017).
  • The Mars Hotel – a dance show at the Firehall Arts Centre at 280 East Cordova Street (February 22-25, 2017).
  • The Day Trippers a Beatles tribute band performing at Centennial Theatre in North Vancouver (February 25, 2017).

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March

MARCH Performances

Dance and Music

  • Cavalia Odysseo – a large and technologically-sophisticated production involving dozens of horses, riders, acrobats and dancers under a big top at Olympic Village (January 29 to March 12, 2017).
  • Coastal First Nations Dance Festival – by the Dancers of Damelahamid at the Museum of Anthropology (February 28 to March 5, 2017).
  • Cherry Jam Downtown Concert – a lunch hour concert celebrating the Cherry Blossom season at Burrard Station (2017 date to be confirmed).
  • Festival du Bois – BC’s largest francophone festival with a variety of French live music performances (March 3-5, 2017).
  • Chutzpah Festival – the Jewish Performing Arts Festival featuring comedy, music, theatre and dance (February 16 to March 13, 2017).

Other

  • TEDxStanley Park – a TEDx event at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre (March 4, 2017).

 


 

April

APRIL Performances

Music and Dance

Other

  • TED2017 – the annual world TED Conference takes place live in Vancouver for those that can afford it, and for free or cheap at venues via live streaming at various venues around town (April 24-28, 2017).
  • TEDxEastVan an independently-organized mini version of TED featuring local inspirational speakers (2017 dates to be confirmed).

 


 

May

MAY Performances

Music

  • Shipyard Night Market – Friday evening concerts at the Lower Lonsdale waterfront in North Vancouver.
  • Cinco de Mayo Fiesta – a Mexican party with Mariachi music and Luchador wrestlers at Robson Square (to be confirmed).

 


 

June in Vancouver

JUNE Performances

Music

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July in Vancouver

JULY Performances

Theatre

  • Phantom of the Opera the classic musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber shows at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre (July 11 to 23, 2017).
  • Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival – showing Much Ado About Nothing, The Winter’s Tale, The Merchant of Venice, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona (from June 1 to September 23, 2017).
  • Theatre Under the Stars – musicals performed nightly in Stanley Park (early July to mid-August). 2016 shows include Disney’s Beauty & the Beast and West Side Story.

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August in Vancouver

AUGUST Performances

Theatre

  • Bard on the Beach Colour LOGOBard on the Beach Festival – showing Much Ado About Nothing, The Winter’s Tale, The Merchant of Venice, and The Two Gentlemen of Verona (from June 1 to September 23, 2017).
  • Theatre Under the Stars – live outdoor musical plays in Stanley Park (early July 6 to late August).

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September in Vancouver

SEPTEMBER Performances

Film

Theatre

Music

  • Guns N’ RosesNot this Lifetime Tour concert at BC Place Stadium on September 1, 2017.
  • Summer Night Concerts at the PNE – evening concerts by various famous artists from late August to early September.
  • Shipyard Night Market – Friday evening concerts at the Lower Lonsdale waterfront in North Vancouver.

 

October in Vancouver

OCTOBER Performances

Film

Theatre

Music

  • To be determined for 2017.

 

November in Vancouver

NOVEMBER Performances

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December in Vancouver

DECEMBER Performances

Theatre

  • Nutcracker – performed by the Royal Winnipeg Ballet Company (2017 dates to be confirmed).
  • Nutcracker – presented by the Goh Ballet (2017 dates to be confirmed).

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January

JANUARY Performances

Theatre and Dance

  • Shen Yun – an amazing Classical Chinese dance performance at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre (2018 dates to be confirmed).
  • PuSh Festival – numerous performances of all kinds during the International Performing Arts Festival between mid-January and early February.

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