10 concerts in the Vancouver area to check out in October

Sep 30 2019, 7:00 am

Crank up the volume this October with our list of 10 great concerts happening in Vancouver. Bastille, Natasha Bedingfield, and more to check out this month.

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


What: Grammy-nominated Bastille brings the Doom Days Tour Part 1 to Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre on October 8 with special guests Joywave.

When: October 8, 2019
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, Show 7:30 pm
Where: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre – 6066 Thunderbird Blvd, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

John Fogerty

What: An Evening with John Fogerty: My 50 Year Trip is a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the rocker’s songbook. The concert by the Creedence Clearwater Revival co-founded also spotlights the original Acme guitar and amp used at Woodstock.

When: October 13, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Tyler, The Creator

What: California rapper Tyler, The Creator hit number one on the Billboard 200 in May 2019 with his latest album Igor. He performs at Pacific Coliseum on October 15 with special guests Blood Orange and GoldLink.

When: October 15, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Pacific Coliseum – 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online



What: Shinedown brings the 2019 ATTENTION ATTENTION World Tour to Abbotsford Centre on October 16 with special guests Papa Roach, Asking Alexandria and Savage. Shinedown’s ATTENTION ATTENTION album simultaneously topped the Billboard’s Alternative, Top Rock and Hard Rock Albums Charts, and debuted in the Top 5 in the Billboard 200.

When: October 16, 2019
Time: 6:15 pm
Where: Abbotsford Centre – 33800 King Rd, Abbotsford
Tickets: Online

Lucy Dacus

What: Virginia indie singer-songwriter and musician Lucy Dacus performs at the Rio Theatre with special guest Liza Anne.

When: October 21, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

The Wailers

What: Reggae legends The Wailers celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Survival at Imperial on October 23 with special guest Secret 77.

When: October 23, 2019
Time: 8 pm
Where: Imperial – 319 Main Street Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Dooms Night 2019

What: Dooms Night is Canada’s largest running Halloween festival. The 16th year anniversary features Martin Garrix, Cosmic Gate, Sam Feldt, Julian Jordan, and Daijo.

When: October 25, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Pacific Coliseum – 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Dinosaur Jr.

What: Massachusetts rockers Dinosaur Jr. performs at Commodore Ballroom on October 24 with guest Steve Gunn.

When: October 24, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm, show 9 pm
Where: Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Assassin’s Creed Symphony

What: Experience the action of Assassin’s Creed series with a live 80-piece orchestra and choir and video game footage. The event will also feature reimagined tracks from various composers including Jesper Kyd, Lorne Balfe, Brian Tyler, Austin Wintory, Sarah Schachner, Winifred Phillips, Elitsa Alexandrova, Chris Tilton, Ryan Amon, and The Flight.

When: October 27, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Orpheum – 601 Smithe St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Natasha Bedingfield

Natasha Bedingfield

What: Grammy-nominated platinum-selling artists Natasha Bedingfield performs at Vogue Theatre on October 28 in support of her new album, Roll with Me.

When: October 28, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Vogue Theatre – 918 Granville St Vancouver
Tickets: Online

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