What: Music Waste is an independent music and art festival held annually in Vancouver. Happening over four days at the beginning of June, Music Waste is entirely volunteer-run and organized, and showcases over 70 local bands.
What: The longest running Sunday night party in Vancouver, with hip-hop, r&b and reggae night spread over two rooms. The Freshest DJs hold down the main room with your hosts Richie McFly & LeChance, while Rico Uno and DJ Arems do their thing in the Annex.
Where: Republic – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
When: Every Sunday at 10 pm
Cover: Complimentary cover til 11 pm with Guest List.
What: Quintino has more than 200 international gigs a year, and has performed at Tomorrowland, Marenostrum, Summerfestival, Sunrise Festival and Ushuaia Ibiza. He has been remixing for the likes of Galantis, Major Lazer and more, which have been played in many clubs and festivals.
Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver
What: Experience the ancient practice of Kemetic Yoga with Jamaican reggae artist Jah9 and her live band, The Dub Treatment. Unroll your mat and unite through slow-tempo dub in this class with asana, song, meditation and reasoning in the modified Fortune Sound Club studio.
Where: Fortune Sound Club – 147 East Pender Street, Vancouver
What: Grammy award-winner and legendary performer
AKON performs live in concert. He has sold over 35 million albums worldwide and has 45 Billboard Hot 100 songs under his belt. Akon has also made a staggering 300 guest appearances for icons including Michael Jackson, Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani, Lil Wayne, R. Kelly, and Eminem.
Where: Harbour Event Centre – 750 Pacific Boulevard, Vancouver