Live Music Concerts in Vancouver Spring and Summer 2022


These concerts pass the test of atmosphere.

Festival season is almost here! And these spring-summer concerts too.

This year is looking promising for concerts, with Canadian favorites and high-profile artists visiting Vancouver. Plus, these festival fashion trends are sure to get your stage crush (ahem, Shawn Mendes) noticed.

Here are all the notable gigs happening in Vancouver. (How many song references can you count?)

April Lavigne

The Canadian pop princess is making a stopover in Vancouver for her ‘Bite Me’ Canadian tour, and yes, it’s the best thing your eyes will ever see.

When: May 24 at 8 p.m.

Or: UBC Dough Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Center

Cost: from $120

Alicia’s Keys

Alicia, welcome to the little concrete jungle of the north where dreams are also made. There’s nothing you can’t do here, like see Alicia Keys live for her ALICIA The World Tour.

When: August 29 at 8 p.m.

Or: Rogers Arena

Cost: from $80

street boys

Believe us when we say you want to go to this concert. The band are continuing their DNA tour this summer, starting in North America, and luckily Vancouver is on the list.

When: August 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Or: Rogers Arena

Cost: from $115

The weekend

Have you ever wondered how many Canadians listen to The Weeknd? Enough to make “Blinding Lights” the longest-running song in Billboard history, so grab a concert ticket while you still can.

When: August 23 at 6:30 p.m.

Or: BC Place

Cost: from $115

Machine Gun Kelly

Remember when “My Ex’s Best Friend” took over the radio (and you tried Shazam)? Get ready to hear it again, because MGK is coming to Vancouver this summer. Maybe he’ll bring Megan Fox back on stage too👀

When: July 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Or: Rogers Arena

Cost: from $50

Charlie XCX

Sing the night away with Charli’s Angels (her fans) during the “Boom Clap” and “Unlock It” singer’s ultimate hyperpop performance.

When: July 21 at 8 p.m.

Or: Orpheus Theater

Cost: from $48

Shawn Mendes

It’s Shawn’s summer, and there’s nothing stopping you from seeing him in concert.

When: July 2 at 7 p.m.

Or: Rogers Arena

Cost: from $92

5 seconds of summer

Although the name of the group indicates otherwise, this concert will take place between one and three o’clock in the summer.

When: June 11 at 7 p.m.

Or: UBC Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Center

Cost: from $40

Snoh Aalegra

The R&B-Soul singer is bringing her ‘Ugh, These Temporary Highs’ tour to Vancouver and is sure to get you in the mood with songs like ‘Save Yourself’ and ‘Dying 4 Your Love’.

When: May 27 at 6 p.m.

Or: Bowl Malkin

Cost: from $80

Orange Rex County

If Alternative-Indie sings to your soul and “Sunflower” is added to one of your playlists, this concert will give you an unforgettable summer night.

When: June 8 at 7 p.m.

Or: PNE Amphitheater

Cost: from $40

The killers

Someone told me (pun intended) that the singers of “Mr. Brightside” are stopping in Vancouver – another Alternative-Indie gig to add to the summer wish list.

When: August 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Or: Rogers Arena

Cost: from $57

The Luminous

If “Ophelia” has made it to your Spotify Wrapped, that’s your sign to see The Lumineers in concert. Their BRIGHTSIDE tour comes to a halt just in time for a sweet sounding summer.

When: July 17 at 7 p.m.

Or: Rogers Arena

Cost: from $122

Freddie Gibbs

A hip hop and rap night is a must this summer, and if you like “Gang Signs,” you’ll love this concert.

When: June 3 at 8 p.m.

Or: Commodore Ballroom

Cost: $127


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