8 Concerts You Gotta See in Vancouver This Summer

Paul McCartney

Date: July 6
Venue: BC Place
Price: From $51
More info: paulmccartney.com/live/tour-archives/freshen-up-tour

The legendary Beatle is back in Vancouver to perform some of his timeless hits and new tunes from his new album, Egypt Station. Catch Paul for what will quite possibly his last tour visit to the Pacific Northwest. 

Mumford & Sons

Date: August 7
Venue: BC Place
Price: From $97
More info: mumfordandsons.com

Prepare to dance to the catchy banjo-filled tunes of this world famous British band.

Norah Jones

Date: July 28
Venue: The Orpheum
Price: From $172
More info: norahjones.com

Norah Jones is coming off of her sixth solo album and showing no signs of slowing down. The singer-songwriter will stun audiences with her soft and soothing voice.

The Roots

Date: June 28
Venue: Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Price: From $100
More info: eventbrite.ca/e/the-roots-tickets-55925848719

The Roots are much more than Jimmy Fallon’s house band. They have been putting out hits since the ’80s and are coming to town as part of the Vancouver International Jazz Festival.

Nick Murphy (f.k.a. Chet Faker)

Date: June 8
Venue: Commodore Ballroom
Price: $58
More info: chetfaker.com

Nick Murphy has two songs (“Drop the Game” and “Gold”) with more than 100 million views on YouTube under his ex-stage name “Chet Faker.” He dropped that moniker three years ago, but continues to put out music that makes you want to shimmy. Get your dancing shoes on.

Alessia Cara and Ryland James

Date: May 27
Venue: Queen Elizabeth Theatre
Price: From $60
More info: alessiacara.com

At just 22 years old, Canadian superstar Alessia Cara has already won a Grammy and found commercial success in North America. Tickets are still available for Cara and James’s show in May.

Anderson .Paak

Date: June 19
Venue: PNE Forum
Price: $77
More info: andersonpaak.com

Multitalented Anderson .Paak refuses to be defined by one genre of music. His albums consist of rap, R&B, jazz, funk and soul…something for everyone’s tastes.

Jamila Woods

Date: June 27
Venue: Biltmore Cabaret
Price: $20
More info: jamila-woods.com

Jamila Woods may not be a household name right now, but the Chicago- born soul singer has gained some buzz through her collaborations with Chance the Rapper. Woods is a poet, teacher and—mark our words—soon-to-be-star in the music industry.