10 Vancouver tour dates announced this week

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      This year is already shaping up to be a stacked one for concerts, and it’s still only January. From Big Thief to Madonna, here are some upcoming Vancouver stops that were announced this week. 

      100 gecs

      The hyperpop duo’s latest effort, 10,000 Gecs, arrives in March, and Dylan Brady and Laure Les are ready to show North America why they've been called one of today's most thrilling and logic-defying live bands. The new album follows up 2019's debut, 1000 gecs

      When: April 7

      Where: PNE Forum

      Tickets: On sale January 27 via PNE.ca

      Big Thief 

      Big Thief just added Vancouver as the single Canadian stop on its cross-continental tour—which, if you’re a student or teacher, also includes an open invitation to soundcheck to pick the brains of the rootsy rockers. With Lucinda Williams as co-headliner on select dates, the band is on the road in support of last year’s Grammy-nominated Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe in You, which has received universal acclaim. 

      When: August 3

      Where: Orpheum Theatre 

      Tickets: On sale January 27 via Ticketmaster

      Coheed and Cambria 

      Post-hardcore faves Coheed and Cambria will perform its iconic 2007 album, No World for Tomorrow—which also features the late great Taylor Hawkins on drums—in full, as well as songs from Vaxis II: A Window of the Waking Mind, the latest in the band's ongoing five-part conceptual series. 

      When: October 2

      Where: Vogue Theatre

      Tickets: On sale January 27 via Admit One 


      After their big concert announcement earlier this week, the Brit rockers have added a second Vancouver date on September 23 due to popular demand. Coldplay's Music of Spheres world tour, which kicked off in March 2022 in support of the band's ninth studio album of the same name, is notable for being the first-ever stadium show powered by renewable energy. It utilizes sustainable stage production methods, including the world’s first rechargeable touring battery system.

      When: September 22-23

      Where: BC Place

      Tickets: September 22 available now; September 23 on sale January 30, via Ticketmaster


      After Dragonette's Martin Solveig collab "Hello" was featured on Ted Lasso, the electro-pop act found itself back on the Billboard charts. Now, in her first solo effort as Dragonette, frontwoman Martina Sobara has released Twennies, which is being hailed as her best stuff yet. Sobara will stop in Vancouver this spring, in her first outing since 2017. 

      When: April 4

      Where: Hollywood Theatre 

      Tickets: On sale January 27 via Ticketmaster 

      FVDED in the Park 

      Fergie fan boy Jack Harlow co-headlines the ninth edition alongside ODESZA at Surrey's two-day electronic, dance, and hip-hop festival. The lineup also features Boogie Wit Da Hoodie and Mariah the Scientist, as well as local acts like Average Citizens. 

      When: June 23-24

      Where: Holland Park 

      Tickets: Available now via the festival website

      John Mayer 

      John Mayer is heading out on his first-ever acoustic solo tour, with opening performances from singer-songwriters Lizzy McAlpine and Alex Benjamin. According to Mayer, it marks a return to his roots. "I began my career on stage with only a guitar and a microphone," he posted on Instagram. "A lot has changed since then, but I knew one day I’d feel it in my heart to do an entire run of shows on my own again, just like those early days."

      When: April 10 

      Where: Rogers Arena 

      Tickets: On sale February 3 via Ticketmaster 

      Kali Uchis 

      Kali Uchis' forthcoming astrology-inspired effort, Red Moon in Venus, is due out on March 3. “Love is the message,” the Colombian singer said in a statement. “Red Moon in Venus is a timeless, burning expression of desire, heartbreak, faith, and honesty, reflecting the divine femininity of the moon and Venus. The moon and Venus work together to make key aspects of love and domestic life work well.” Uchis recently took home multiple Billboard Music Awards and a Grammy nomination for her 2020 Spanish-language album, Sin Miedo (del Amor y Otros Demonios) ∞.

      When: May 23 

      Where: Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

      Tickets: Available now via Ticketmaster


      Madonna just scrapped her anticipated Julia Garner-starring biopic to instead embark on career-spanning world tour. It might just come as a relief—albeit a frustrated one—for the actors involved who had to endure a now notoriously brutal bootcamp to secure the gig. The tour will celebrate four decades of iconic Madge hits like “Vogue,” “Human Nature,” and “Music,” as well pay tribute to her 1991 film, Truth or Dare

      When: July 15 

      Where: Rogers Arena 

      Tickets: On sale now via Ticketmaster 


      Nickelback are rollin’ through North America in support of its recent 10th studio album, Get Rollin’, the rock band's first effort in five years. No matter what you think of one of CanCon’s most divisive acts (“How You Remind Me” is a banger, in my humble opinion…), Chad Kroeger and gang will be inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame on March 13.

      When: June 28

      Where: Rogers Arena 

      Tickets: On sale January 27 via Ticketmaster 

      The National 

      Matt Berninger and co. are hitting the road in support of their ninth studio effort, First Two Pages of Frankenstein. Out April 28, the album features guests including Taylor Swift, Phoebe Bridgers, and Sufjan Stevens. Soccer Mommy is set to open for the New York rockers in Deer Lake Park this summer.  

      When: June 5

      Where: Deer Lake Park 

      Tickets: On sale January 27 via Ticketmaster