10 concerts in the Vancouver area to check out in June

May 7 2019, 2:20 pm

Sing your way into summer with these 10 concerts happening in Vancouver this June. Enjoy performances by Shawn Mendes, Dido, and more.

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

Public Disco Laneway Series 2019

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Crowd outdoors/Public Disco

What: Vancouver’s Public Disco pop-up events will make its return this summer, transforming outdoor spaces into daytime dance parties. The 2019 Laneway Series is an all-ages summer concert series in partnership with Creative BC, Downtown Vancouver, FACTOR, and Granville Island Brewing. The Disco will be most similar to past events held by the group, showcasing feel-good music from up-and-coming artists and curated dance performances. The Laneway Cabaret will feature live music acts ranging from folk to hip hop, with DJs throughout the day.

When: June 1, July 6, August 10, August 31, and September 29, 2019
Time: Hours vary based on date
Where: Alley Oop (June 1, July 6 and August 31), Mt. Pleasant (August 10), and the Flats (September 29)
Admission: Free of charge

Billie Eilish

What: Los Angeles music sensation Billie Eilish brings her When We All Fall Asleep World Tour to Vancouver with special guest Finneas.

When: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Time: Doors 6 pm, show 7 pm
Where: PNE Amphitheatre – 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online


What: Portland electronic band Chromatics bring the Double Exposure Tour to Vancouver with Desire and In Mirrors.

When: Thursday, June 6, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Season Finale: Zarathustra

What: As the VSO’s 100th anniversary season draws to a close, Maestro Otto Tausk celebrates the VSO centenary in a concert that looks to the past, present, and future: Schubert’s Rosamunde Overture was the very first piece performed by the VSO in January of 1919; the North American première of renowned Dutch composer Michel van der Aa’s Concerto for Violin and Cello is performed by VSO Concertmaster Nicholas Wright and Dutch cellist Harriet Krijgh; and also sprach Zarathustra, a grand orchestral showpiece that shines a light on the talents of the incredible musicians of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.

When: Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8, 2019
Time: Doors 6:45 pm, show 8 pm
Where: The Orpheum – 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Shawn Mendes

hawn Mendes at the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards held at the Forum in Inglewood, USA on August 27, 2017.


What: Supporting the release of his self-titled third album, multi-platinum and chart-topping singer/songwriter Shawn Mendes will hit the road in 2019 on a global arena tour.  “Shawn Mendes: The Tour” will mark his third global headline tour, following his sold-out 2017 arena trek.

When: Friday, June 14, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Ultimate 90s Dance Party: Vengaboys, Right Said Fred, and Alice DJ

What: The 90s are alive at Abbotsford Centre on Wednesday, June 19 when Vengaboys, Right Said Fred, Alice DJ and special guest Drum N DJ take the stage for an epic dance party.

When: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Abbotsford Centre – 33800 King Rd, Abbotsford
Tickets: Online

Wu-Tang Clan

What: This summer, the legendary Wu-Tang Clan will be coming to Vancouver for a concert as part of the 34th annual TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival. The festival takes place from June 21 to July 1, 2019, at multiple venues across the city. The Wu-Tang Clan first entered the music scene 25 years ago, quickly becoming recognized for their diverse personalities and talents. They went on to sell more than 40 million albums worldwide, as well as have a handful of platinum albums.

When: Sunday, June 23, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre – 630 Hamilton Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Available to the general public on Friday, May 3 at 10 am, starting at $69

Jamila Woods

What: Chicago-based singer, songwriter and poet Jamila Woods performs at the Biltmore with special guests.

When: Thursday, June 27, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm
Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Black Pistol Fire

What: Black Pistol Fire is a high-octane rock duo based out of Austin, Texas by way of Toronto, Canada; composed of Kevin McKeown on guitar/lead vocals and Eric Owen on drums.

When: Friday, June 28, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm, show 9:30 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online


What: Dido’s first tour in 15 years is in support of her new album, Still on My Mind. Featuring special guest Ria Mae.

When: Saturday, June 29, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show at 8 pm
Where: The Orpheum – 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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