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21 Vancouver Concerts This AUGUST

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Music fans in Vancouver are having one heck of a summer! The tunes continue throughout August 2017 with more hot concerts!

Headliners this month include Lady Gaga, Kendrick Lamar, Travis Scott, Cam’ron, K.D. Lang, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Bryson Tiller, Zac Brown Band, 2 Chainz, Onerepublic, Beck, Chicago, Jedi Mind Tricks, Die Antwood, Metallica and more.

21 Lady Gaga

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Where: Rogers Arena
When: August 1
Time: 7:30pm

20 Kendrick Lamar

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With: Travis Scott & D.R.A.M.
Where: Rogers Arena
When: August 2
Time: 7:30pm

Hip hop icon and Grammy award winner Kendrick Lamar brings The DAMN. Tour with Travis Scott and D.R.A.M to Vancouver! His latest album DAMN was certified platinum earlier this Spring.

19 Ty Segall

Photo/Facebook @tysegall666

Where: Vogue Theatre
When: August 3
Time: 8:00pm

American multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter is only 30 years-old and has 9 albums under his name including this years self-titled release.

18 Vancouver Pride: Queer as Funk!

Photo/Facebook @qafunk

Featuring: Queer as Funk!
With: Dawn Pemberton, DJ Slade, What It Is!
Where: Commodore Ballroom
When: August 4
Time: 9:30pm

The town’s hottest and queerest dance band Queer As Funk is featured during Vancouver Pride. Get your queer soul, funk and motown fix.

17 Rodriguez

Photo/Facebook @RodriguezMusic

Where: Orpheum Theatre
When: August 5
Time: 8:00pm

Mexican-American folk musician Sixto Diaz Rodriguez stops in Vancouver on his 2017 North American tour. The 2012 documentary film Searching for Sugar Man which was about his rumored death refreshed his career and gave him more recognition in the US and Europe.

16 DJ Kitty Glitter

Photo/Instagram @djkittyglitter

Where: Commodore Ballroom
When: August 6
Time: 10:00pm

Australia’s infamous drag queen DJ glitters up the Commodore Ballroom.

15 Cam’ron

Photo/Instagram @mr_camron

Where: Vogue Theatre
When: August 11
Time: 8:00pm

East Coast hip hop star and entrepreneur released his line of signature Reebok Flea 2’s in conjunction with his last album.

14 Metallica

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With: Avenged Sevenfold, Gojira
Where: BC Place Stadium
When: August 14
Time: 6:00pm

Heavy metal legends Metallica are going to rip the roof of BC Place this summer! They formed in 1981 and have remained timeless rock and roll star ever since.

13 K.D. Lang

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Where: Orpheum Theatre
When: August 16 & 17
Time: 7:30pm

Kathryn Dawn Lang, the Edmonton-born National Treasure plays back-to-back shows in Vancouver this August. The Canadian country-pop singer is a Juno and Grammy Award winner. She sang Leondard Cohen’s “Hallelujah” at the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics’ opening ceremony for the world.

12 Bryson Tiller

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Where: UBC Thunderbird Arena
When: August 18
Time: 7:30pm

R&B singer and rapper brings the Louisville slugger vibe to Vancouver. He was BET’s Best New Artist award winner last year.

11 Zac Brown Band

Photo/Instagram @zacbrownband (Andy Sapp/SouthernReel)

Where: Rogers Arena
When: August 18
Time: 7:30pm

The American country music band from Atlanta, Georgia is celebrating 15 years of producing southern country folk-rock together.

10 2 Chainz

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Where: Commodore Ballroom
When: August 18
Time: 8:00pm

Trap music time! 2 Chains is on your promoting his album Pretty Girls Like Trap Music.

9 Onerepublic

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With: Fits and The Tantrums
Where: Rogers Arena
When: August 21
Time: 7:00pm

Alternative pop-rock band has released a few new singles this year and headlines the 2017 Honda Civic Tour.

8 Beck

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Where: Orpheum Theatre
When: August 24
Time: 8:00pm

The 47-year-old who looks 20-something is known the world over for his music composition. He’s married to actress Marissa Ribisi, twin sister of fellow actor Giovanni Ribisi.

7 ZZ Top

Photo/Instagram @zztop

Where: PNE Rogers Amphitheatre
When: August 24
Time: 8:30pm

Party like its 1969! American blues rock legends ZZ Top hit the stage at the PNE!

6 Chicago – The Band

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Where: PNE Rogers Amphitheatre
When: August 25
Time: 8:30pm

Chicago The Band is on their 50th Anniversary tour!

5 Jedi Mind Tricks

Photo/Twitter @jmthiphop

Where: Commodore Ballroom
When: August 26
Time: 8:00pm

Straight from the Philidelphia underground, the hip hop duo known as Jedi Mind Tricks (JMT) consists of two highschool buddies, rapper Vinne Paz and producer Stoupe the Enemy of Mankind.

4 Colin James

Photo/Facebook @ColinJamesMusic

Where: PNE Rogers Amphitheatre
When: August 26
Time: 8:30pm

Juno-winner and Canadian blues-rock singer & songwriter heads West from Regina to Vancouver.

3 Die Antwoord

Photo/Instagram @dieantwoord

Where: UBC Thunderbird Arena
When: August 27
Time: 8:00pm

Together rappers Ninja and Yolandi Visser along with producer God form South African hip hop group Die Antwoord. They formed in Cape Town back in 2008.

2 Jidenna

Photo/Instagram @jidenna

Where: Venue
When: August 27
Time: 8:00pm

Straight outta Wisconsin Rapids, Jidenna Theodore Mobisson aka Jidenna dropped his debut hip hop album The Chief earlier this year.

1 Charanga Habanera

Photo/Facebook @CharangaHabaneraOfficial

Where: Commodore
When: August 27
Time: 8:30pm

Charanga Habanera, the Latin Grammy nominated band from Havana is a timba ensemble. That’s Cuban music, salsa, American funk/R&B and Afro-Cuban folk music all in one.

Last month brought the likes of Ed Sheeran, Sam Roberts Band, Hedley, Magic!, Queen + Adam Lambert, The Chainsmokers, Wiz Khalifa, Ty Dolla $ign, Matchbox Twenty, Counting Crows, J. Cole, Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan, Snoop Dogg, Schoolboy Q and Bruno Mars to town.

Next month you can look forward to Lionel Richie, Mariah Carey, Guns N’ Roses, Haim, Simple Plan, Shaggy, Lil Yachty, Damian Marley, Janet Jackson, Coldyplay, Miranda Lambert and more!

By Amar Mirchandani @amarmirch
Amar likes his beer chilled and ranch sauce with pizza.

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