Concerts

Vancouver-based alt-rock band Mother Mother at the Commodore Ballroom on Thursday night, Dec. 2. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Tour-ready Mother Mother plays first of 5 sold-out concerts at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom

Local quintet can now claim the title of ‘Canada’s biggest alternative-rockers’

 

Lobster rolls from Salty’s Lobster Shack will soon be available during events at the Abbotsford Centre starting this week. (Salty’s Lobster Shack Instagram photo)

Salty’s Lobster Shack serving soon at Abbotsford Centre

Popular food cart making its debut at the AC starting this Thursday (Oct. 21)

 

People social distance as Haviah Mighty opens up for the Arkells concert at the Budwieser Stage in Toronto on August 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin

Live Nation Canada to require vaccination proof or negative test at concerts

Live concerts are already being held across the country under varying COVID-19 measures

 

The concert takes place at Westacres, a 20 acre farm, at 23575 124 Ave. in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)

Westacres in Maple Ridge looking for new indoor venue

Outdoor concerts only on the 20 acre farm; brass group Onetoo Trio & Friends to play Saturday, Aug. 21

The concert takes place at Westacres, a 20 acre farm, at 23575 124 Ave. in Maple Ridge. (Contributed)
A scene from the 1985 movie “Back to The Future,” which stars Burnaby-raised Michael J. Fox (left) and Christopher Lloyd.

‘Back to the Future’ movie/concert for VSO in ‘return to full audiences’ at Orpheum Theatre

Four concerts to open orchestra’s 2021-22 concert season, starting Sept. 18

A scene from the 1985 movie “Back to The Future,” which stars Burnaby-raised Michael J. Fox (left) and Christopher Lloyd.
The Pitt Meadows Summer Serenade concert series will be held Wednesday evenings. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)

Pitt Meadows hosts summer concert series

Free concerts every Wednesday evening at Spirit Square

The Pitt Meadows Summer Serenade concert series will be held Wednesday evenings. (City of Pitt Meadows/Special to The News)
Langley-based musician Dallas Smith, pictured during the “One Night in the Valley” fundraiser at Cloverdale Agriplex in 2019, will headline the Lifted Hotel Festival in Vancouver this September. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Langley-based musician Dallas Smith, pictured during the “One Night in the Valley” fundraiser at Cloverdale Agriplex in 2019, will headline the Lifted Hotel Festival in Vancouver this September. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Johnny Cash, June Carter and others pictured on a page from “Memories From the Mountain,” a new book that documents the history of Merritt Mountain Music Festival in photographs by Surrey’s Dee Lippingwell. (Photos: Dee Lippingwell)

Merritt country music festival’s ‘crazy-ass scene’ recalled in photographer’s new book

Campground C party zone and more remembered in Dee Lippingwell’s third book

Johnny Cash, June Carter and others pictured on a page from “Memories From the Mountain,” a new book that documents the history of Merritt Mountain Music Festival in photographs by Surrey’s Dee Lippingwell. (Photos: Dee Lippingwell)
Line dancers at Country Fest before the COVID-19 pandemic. (The News/files)
Line dancers at Country Fest before the COVID-19 pandemic. (The News/files)
Sting photographed by Kevin Statham at GM Place (now Rogers Arena) in Vancouver in July 2000.

‘iWitness’ concert-photo book emerges from a year of Facebook posts during pandemic

Abbotsford’s Kevin Statham has photographed more than 4,000 concerts and other events since 1987

Sting photographed by Kevin Statham at GM Place (now Rogers Arena) in Vancouver in July 2000.
The Weeknd.

The Weeknd details pair of Vancouver concert dates to launch 2022 world tour

Toronto-born ‘Blinding Lights’ singer showcased during Super Bowl

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A live performance from KISS is available to live stream for fans through the Abbotsford Centre.

KISS-ing 2020 away with the Abbotsford Centre

New Year’s Eve stream from hall of fame rockers offered by Abbotsford Centre

A live performance from KISS is available to live stream for fans through the Abbotsford Centre.
Local musician Peter Tam is hosting and performing in Home for Christmas, a fundraiser for the Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries annual kettle campaign. (Contributed)
Local musician Peter Tam is hosting and performing in Home for Christmas, a fundraiser for the Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries annual kettle campaign. (Contributed)
Full safety precautions are being taken at the Summer Happenings events being held by the City of Maple Ridge. There are concerts downtown in Memorial Peace Park twice a week, and a drive-in at the curling rink in Albion each Saturday. (Ross Munroe/Special to The News)

Maple Ridge continues summer entertainment series

Concerts in the park and drive-in movies at the curling rink all adhere to social distancing rules

Full safety precautions are being taken at the Summer Happenings events being held by the City of Maple Ridge. There are concerts downtown in Memorial Peace Park twice a week, and a drive-in at the curling rink in Albion each Saturday. (Ross Munroe/Special to The News)
Violinist Calvin Dyck of Abbotsford is featured in concert with two others on Friday, July 17. This is the first of a three-part outdoor concert series this summer. (Submitted photo)

Songs Strings and Steps presents outdoor concert series in Abbotsford

No more than 50 people permitted for each performance

  • Jul 14, 2020
Violinist Calvin Dyck of Abbotsford is featured in concert with two others on Friday, July 17. This is the first of a three-part outdoor concert series this summer. (Submitted photo)
The concept of a Summerset drive-in benefit concert has been quashed due to a 50-car event limitation expected to last for months to come, say organizers from Red Door Events. (Summerset/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Summerset’s 3-day drive-in benefit concert called off

Organizers of Fort Langley music festival cancel 2020 event, vow to be back in 2021 – maybe sooner

The concept of a Summerset drive-in benefit concert has been quashed due to a 50-car event limitation expected to last for months to come, say organizers from Red Door Events. (Summerset/Special to Langley Advance Times)