10 concerts in the Vancouver area to check out in September

Aug 30 2019, 12:13 pm

Rock out this September with our picks of 10 great concerts happening in Vancouver. Check out Iron Maiden, Hot Chip, and more.

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

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Victory Square Block Party 2019

What: CiTR Radio 101.9FM, Music Waste Festival, and Discorder Magazine team up for their annual summer party. Featuring live music all day, food vendors, and raffle prizes. Proceeds from the raffle and sponsorship go towards Megaphone, Vancouver’s street magazine sold by homeless and low-income vendors.

When: September 1, 2019
Time: 2 to 9 pm
Where: Victory Square – corner of Hastings and Cambie, Vancouver,
Admission: Free

Iron Maiden

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What: Iron Maiden, the English heavy metal band formed in Leyton, East London, in 1975, is stopping by Rogers Arena as part of the iconic band’s “Legacy of the Beast Tour.” Featuring special guests The Raven Age.

When: September 3, 2019
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Rogers Arena – 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Vancouver Fringe Bar

What: For the 11 days of the Vancouver Fringe, the Phillips Fringe Bar features a variety of local bands and artists each night. Acts include Buckman Coe on September 5, Sleepy Gonzales on September 7, and Rae Spoon on September 12.

When: September 5 to September 15, 2019
Time: 6 pm to late (Monday to Friday), 1 pm to late (Saturday and Sunday)
Where: Ocean Art Works on Granville Island
Admission: Free

K.Flay

What: Two-time GRAMMY-award nominee K.Flay is on tour to support her third studio full-length album, Solutions. Featuring special guests Houses and Your Smith.

When: September 9, 2019
Time: Doors 6:30 pm, show 7:30 pm
Where: The Commodore Ballroom – 868 Granville St, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Westward Music Festival 2019

What: Taking place at various venues across the city, the third-annual festival will take over downtown Vancouver from September 12 to 15 and feature local acts, as well as renowned international artists. Artists include Joji, The Paper Kites, Black Mountain, and more.

When: September 12 to 15, 2019
Time: Various times
Where: Multiple locations in Downtown Vancouver
Tickets: Available online

The Happiest Disney Big Band on Earth

What: Renowned pianist Matt Grinke leads a 17-piece jazz orchestra in playing all your favourite Disney tunes against a specially curated audio-visual spectacular on the big screen.

When: September 13, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Where: Rio Theatre – 1660 East Broadway, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

JoJo Mason and Eric Ethridge

What: Canadian country musician JoJo Mason brings The Hug Life Tour to Vancouver with special guest Eric Ethridge.

When: September 16, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Imperial Vancouver – 319 Main Street, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Hot Chip

What: English synth-pop band Hot Chip perform at the Vogue Theatre in support of their latest album, A Bath Full of Ecstasy.

When: September 17, 2019
Time: Doors 7 pm
Where: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre – 6066 Thunderbird Boulevard, Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Matthew and the Atlas

What: British songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Matthew Hegarty AKA Matthew and the Atlas in support of his new album, Morning Dancer.

When: September 25, 2019
Time: Doors 8 pm
Where: Biltmore Cabaret – 2755 Prince Edward St., Vancouver
Tickets: Online

Casting Crowns

What: Multi-platinum selling and GRAMMY-winning Casting Crowns is Billboard’s top-selling Christian music act since 2007. The band performs at Abbotsford Centre on September 29.

When: September 29, 2019
Time: 7 pm
Where: Abbotsford Centre – 33800 King Rd, Abbotsford
Tickets: Online