10 concerts in Vancouver to check out this June

May 21 2018, 1:47 am

From Bryan Adams to Janelle Monae and BREAKOUT Festival 2018, here are our picks of 10 great concerts to check out around Vancouver in June.

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

Tom Jones

  • What: The iconic singer behind hits such as “Delilah,” “Sex Bomb,” and “Green Green Grass of Home” is set to play the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on June 2. Tom Jones’ 50-year career has remarkably gone from strength-to-strength. Along with sustaining his popularity as a live performer and recording artist for five decades, he has garnered – at the age of 77 – the best reviews of his career for his most recent albums.
  • When: Saturday, June 2, 2018
  • Time: Doors at 6: 30 pm, Show at 7:30 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $49-$125.


  • What: This Canadian experimental music collective, on tour to support their latest release, Luciferian Towers. Featuring special guest Marisa Anderson.
  • When: Monday, June 4, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
  • Where: The Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $29.50

Bryan Adams

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  • What: Multi-million selling recording artist is supporting his latest album Ultimate on a 13-city cross-country tour. Bryan Adams will perform music from Ultimate, which features two new tracks and many of his enormous hits from an incredible back-catalogue including “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You,” “Can’t Stop This Thing We’ve Started,” “Summer of ‘69,” “Heaven,” and more.
  • When: Wednesday, June 6, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm
  • Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Live Nation, $45 to $125

2018 Barn Burner

  • What: District of North Vancouver Firefighters are once again hosting Barney Bentall, Odds, and Rich Hope at the Imperial Vancouver for a night of awesome music and dancing. This year’s special guest is Steven Page. Proceeds from the concert will go to Jack.org.
  • When: Friday, June 8, 2018
  • Time: Doors 6:30 pm
  • Where: The Imperial – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $55

BREAKOUT Festival 2018

  • What: Migos and Tory Lanez are headlining Vancouver’s first-ever outdoor hip-hop and R&B music festival. BREAKOUT Festival promises a stacked lineup that includes international artists alongside Vancouver’s rising talent.
  • When: Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10, 2018
  • Time: 2 pm, with a 10 pm curfew
  • Where: PNE Amphitheatre – East, 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, 2-Day and VIP passes starting at $99

Janelle Monae

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  • What: GRAMMY-nominated singer-songwriter, producer, actress, and activist Janelle Monae is making a stop in Vancouver for her North American Dirty Computer Tour. Monae will be joined by special guests Alexe Belle and Isis Valentino, known together as the soulful duo St. Beauty.
  • When: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
  • Time: 7:30 pm
  • Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: $42.00, $59.50, $85.00, via Live Nation.

Nikita Afonso

  • What: Nikita Afonso is the winner of Best New Talent at the International Portuguese Music Awards (2017), and MTV Cover of the Month (February 2017). She has entertained audiences from intimate settings to regional music concerts such as opening for Paul Brandt and singing with Keith Urban. Featuring special guests Taylor-Rae & The Backseat Drivers, Stetson Road, and Antoinette Libelt.
  • When: Friday, June 15, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Railway Stage & Beer Café – 579 Dunsmuir St., Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $10

Sunflower Bean

  • What: New York rock band, Sunflower Bean is on tour to support their latest release, Twentytwo In Blue. Featuring special guests The Paranoyds.
  • When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018
  • Time: 8 pm
  • Where: Imperial Vancouver – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Snail Mail

  • What: Lindsey Jordan aka Snail Mail is touring in support of her debut album, Lush. Featuring special guest Bonny Doon.
  • When: Sunday, June 24, 2018
  • Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
  • Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St. Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online, $15

Collective Soul

  • What: Born during the rise of grunge and alternative rock, Collective Soul broke into mainstream popularity when they rose to international fame in 1993 with the rock anthem “Shine.” The multi-platinum quintet has been making music for two decades since then and has a catalogue of #1 hits under their belts. Featuring special guests The Static Shift.
  • When: Thursday, June 28 and Friday, June 29, 2018
  • Time: Doors at 7 pm / Show at 8 pm
  • Where: Commodore Ballroom– 868 Granville St, Vancouver
  • Tickets: Online
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