10 concerts in the Vancouver area to check out in August

Jul 13 2019, 6:42 am

August is filled with great concerts around Vancouver, including Lights, The National, and more. Here are 10 concerts to check out this month.

For more things happening around town, check out our events section.

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Alison Sudol

What: Seattle singer-songwriter and actress Alison Sudol performs at the Fox Cabaret with special guests. She portrayed Queenie Goldstein in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them and Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

When: August 6, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Fox Cabaret – 2321 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

India Live

What: India Live by South Asian Family Association is a Granville Street Block Party that uses song, music, visual arts, and dance to celebrate Vancouver’s intercultural community. There will also be a vendor marketplace with cultural wares, clothing, gifts, snacks and more.

When: August 10, 2019
Time: 12 to 8 pm
Where: 700 Granville Street, Vancouver
Admission: Free

Sade Awele

What: Vancouver singer-songwriter Sade Awele has a repertoire that spans afro-soul and conscious alternative R&B to neosoul and contemporary R&B. Featuring special guests Marcus Carey, Photo Ops, and Young Friend. 19+.

When: August 11, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm
Where: Railway Stage & Beer Café – 579 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Rock Ambleside Park

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What: Rock Ambleside Park 2019 features Tom Cochrane with Red Rider, Honeymoon Suite, Quiet Riot, Blue Oyster Cult, Pat Travers, The Romantics, The Headpins, Streetheart, SAGA, Sass Jordan and David Wilcox. The artists have a combined 24 platinum records, 15 gold records, and 12 Juno Awards.

When: August 15 to 18, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Ambleside Park, West Vancouver
Tickets: Online


What: Lights has sold over 200,000 albums in the US, gained over 100 million in U.S. streams, and won two JUNO Awards. The British Columbian singer-songwriter is touring in support of her latest album, Skin&Earth Acoustic.

When: August 16, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Legends of Heroes Concert

What: Vancouver Pops Orchestra and Choir presents Legends of Heroes Concert, with music from Avengers and Disney films. There will also be chances to win prizes from Disney Store, Cineplex, and more. This event is family friendly.

When: August 18, 2019
Time: 3 to 9 pm
Where: Chan Centre for the Performing Arts – 6265 Crescent Road, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

JoJo Siwa with special guests The Belles

What: Nickelodeon’s JoJo Siwa brings her D.R.E.A.M The Tour to Vancouver with special guests The Belles. JoJo appeared on two seasons on Dance Moms along with her mother, Jessalynn Siwa, and is also a popular Youtuber.

When: August 20, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre – 6066 Thunderbird Boulevard, Vancouver
Tickets: Online


What: Vancouver alt-rockers Moist are reuniting and going on tour to celebrate the 25th anniversary of their breakthrough album, Silver.

When: August 22, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8:30 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The National

What: Cincinnati rockers The National perform on the Festival Lawn at Deer Lake Park with special guests Alvvays. This event is all ages.

When: August 28, 2019
Time: Doors 5:30 pm, show 6:30 pm
Where: Festival Lawn at Deer Lake Park, Burnaby
Tickets: Online

Summerset Music Festival

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What: The inaugural Summerset Music Festival at Fort Langley National Historic Site features Paul Brandt, Rival Sons, April Wine, Kim Mitchell, The Washboard Union and more. The festival also has art installations, local food trucks, breweries, and more.

When: August 30 to September 1, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Fort Langley National Historic Site – 23433 Mavis Ave, Fort Langley
Tickets: Online

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