10 concerts in Vancouver to check out in January

Dec 23 2018, 1:46 am

Rock your way into the new year! Here are 10 great concerts happening in Vancouver this January, including Bowie Ball 2019, KISS and more.

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


What: Capilano Students’ Union and Capilano University are hosting CapRocks, featuring Delhi 2 Dublin, DiRTY RADiO, and Moontricks.

When: Friday, January 11, 2019
Time: 6 to 10 pm
Where: Centre for Sport & Wellness – Capilano University – 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $10 for Cap students/faculty/staff and $15 for the general public. All tickets include one drink ticket.

Bowie Ball 2019

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What: An annual celebration of the music, art, theatre, fashion and philosophy of the late great David Bowie by a collection of Vancouver musicians for the benefit of The Canadian Cancer Society. Featuring performances by Cass King and the Next Right Thing, The Judys, Pointed Sticks and more.

When: Saturday, January 12, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Rickshaw Theatre – 254 E. Hastings Street Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $15

Reel Big Fish

What: California ska-punk band Reel Big Fish bring their Life Sucks… Let’s Dance! Tour to Vancouver with guests MEST and Bikini Trill.

When: Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $25 plus fees


What: American rapper YG is on tour to support his latest 4hunnid Records release, Stay Dangerous.

When: Thursday, January 17, 2019
Time: Doors 6 pm, show 7 pm
Where: PNE Forum – 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online, $49.50 plus fees

Itzhak Perlman

What: Itzhak Perlman returns to the VSO stage to perform Mendelssohn’s Romantic Violin Concerto, “the heart’s jewel” of violin concertos, with Maestro Otto Tausk.

When: Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Orpheum Theatre – 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Travis Scott

What: Multiple Grammy-nominated rapper, singer, songwriter and record producer Travis Scott brings his Astroworld: Wish You Were Here Tour to Vancouver.

When: Friday, January 25, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Rogers Arena — 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online


What: STOMP, the international percussion sensation, makes its Abbotsford premiere at the Abbotsford Centre. From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international sensation over the past 20 years, having performed in more than 50 countries and in front of more than 24 million people.

When: Saturday, January 26, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Abbotsford Centre – 33800 King Rd Abbotsford, Abbotsford
Tickets: Online

Dierks Bentley

What: Country star Dierks Bently is coming to Vancouver this January for his Burning Man Tour. Along with him on tour will be special guests Jon Pardi, Tenille Towns, and Hot Country Knights.

When: Tuesday, January 29, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena — 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

What: Danish superstar ’s, new album Forever Neverland is her first full length since her 2014 debut No Mythologies To Follow and follows a whirlwind four years for the vocalist and songwriter born Karen Marie Ørsted. In addition to festival appearances and sold out tours worldwide, MØ released an EP, When I Was Young, in the fall of 2017 and has recently collaborated with the likes of Charli XCX, Jack Antonoff, ALMA, and Noah Cyrus, not to mention her star turns on Major Lazer’s smash hits “Cold Water” and “Lean On”. Featuring guest Mykki Blanco.

When: Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Time: 9 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online



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What: One of the most prolific bands of all time, that launched an era of rock ‘n roll legends, KISS’ final tour, appropriately named the “End of the Road,” will start at Vancouver’s Rogers Arena on January 31 and All Hell’s Breaking’ Loose as it’s the beginning of the end. The Rock & Roll Hall of Famers have sold more than 100 million albums worldwide.

When: Thursday, January 31, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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