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Concerts:

Vancouver is a regular stop on most Concert Tours and chances are there will be several of them occurring during your visit. The Radio Station Links below are your best bet to find out about Rock and Country Concerts. There are also links for Jazz, Classical and Folk. The summer brings several music festivals, notably the Jazz Festival, the Vancouver Folk Festival, & Festival Vancouver. The Merrit Mountain Music Festival in Merrit, a 3 hour drive away, is one of the largest Country Music Festivals in North America. You can book tickets for upcoming concerts on line by clicking on the "Vancouver Attractions" link in the table below. Best venue for Rock/Country Concerts is Rogers Place. Avoid BC Place unless its someone with a massive sound system such as the Rolling Stones or Pink Floyd. They tried the 3 Tenors in there and it was a washout. I saw Phil Collins there, and it was the same thing. Whether it will be any better when the new roof is on it, remains to be seen. Best Venue for Classical/Jazz is the Orpheum Theatre. The Queen Elizabeth is OK, but the acoustics do not compare to the Orpheum. There are also several Jazz Clubs located throughout the city.

Vancouver Concert Links
Vancouver Attractions Index Webpage of TicketMaster (Concert Tickets, Dates,etc)
The Opera Project Opera
Pollstar -- The Concert Hotwire Concert Info
CFMI Listings from CFMI-FM, a Vancouver Rock Station
CFOX Concerts Listings from CFOX-FM, a Vancouver Rock Station
94 the Beat FM Listings from a Vancouver Rock Station
95 Crave FM Listings from CKKZ-FM, a Vancouver Rock Station
JRfm 93.7 New Country Music Listings from CJJR-FM, a Vancouver Country Station
International Jazz Festival Vancouver Info on this late June-early July Festival
Festival Vancouver Late July/early August - Classical, Jazz, World Music
Vancouver Jazz Guide to Jazz in Vancouver
Jazz Guide to Jazz in Vancouver
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Classical Music Link
Vancouver Opera Opera Link
Vancouver Folk Music Festival Info on this Mid-July festival
Pemberton Rock Festival 3 day summer festival near Whistler
Merrit Mountain Music Festival Country Music Festival - Southern Interior
Harrison Festival Society Harrison Hot Springs (100 km East of Vancouver)

 

             
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