The Summer night concerts at The PNE line up has been announced and once again there are some amazing bands to see starting on August 19th and wrapping up on September 1st.
The line up showcases acts from the 70s, 80s & also current artists of the day ranging from New Wave to country to classic rock there will be something for everyone to enjoy.
MOTHER MOTHER – AUGUST 19th
Mother Mother is an Canadian Indie band from Vancouver. In 2005 they independently released their self-titled debut album under the band name Mother, they then re-released the album in 2007 and re titled it Touch Up. They released 6 albums to date. http://www.mothermothersite.com/
BILLY CURRINGTON – AUGUST 20th
Billy Currington is an American Country singer and songwriter who released his self titled debut album in 2003, he has released 6 albums to date. http://www.billycurrington.com/
THE POINTER SISTERS – AUGUST 22nd
The Pointer Sisters are an American R&B singing group from Oakland, California, that achieved mainstream success especially during the 1970s and 1980s bringing various style of music to the masses such as pop, dance, R&B and disco to name but a few styles. https://www.thepointersisters.com/
HIGH VALLEY – AUGUST 23rd
High Valley is a Canadian Country music duo from Blumenort, Alberta. The band is composed of brothers Brad and Curtis Rempel. They released they debut album in 2007 and have so far released 5 albums to date. www.highvalleymusic.com
ZZ TOP – AUGUST 24th
ZZ Top is a rock band formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. Current members are bassist and lead vocalist Dusty Hill, guitarist and lead vocalist Billy Gibbons, and drummer Frank Beard who have been rocking the crowds for well over 4o years & selling more than 50 million albums worldwide. http://www.zztop.com/
CHICAGO – AUGUST 25th
Chicago is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Chicago, Illinois. The self-described “rock and roll band with horns” began as a politically charged, sometimes experimental, rock band who later moved to a predominantly softer sound, generating several hit ballads. http://www.chicagotheband.com/
COLIN JAMES – AUGUST 26th
Colin James is a Canadian singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, who plays in the blues, rock, and neo-swing genres. He is promoting his 18th album in 2017. http://www.colinjames.com/
HUEY LEWIS AND THE NEWS – AUGUST 27th
Hugh Anthony Cregg III, known professionally as Huey Lewis, is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. Lewis sings lead and plays harmonica for his band, Huey Lewis and the News, in addition to writing or co-writing many of the band’s songs http://www.hueylewisandthenews.com/
TOM COCHRANE – AUGUST 29th
Thomas William “Tom” Cochrane, OC OM is a Canadian musician known as the front man for the Canadian rock band Red Rider, and for his work as a solo singer-songwriter. http://www.tomcochrane.com/
THE B52S – AUGUST 30th
The B-52s are an American new wave band, formed in Athens, Georgia, in 1976. Their best selling songs have been “Love Shack” and “Roam” while “Rock Lobster” remains a well-known hit. https://www.theb52s.com/
THE DOOBIE BROTHERS – AUGUST 31st
The Doobie Brothers are an American rock band from San Jose, California. The group has sold more than 40 million albums worldwide throughout its career. The band has been active for five decades, with their biggest success occurring in the 1970s https://thedoobiebrothers.com/
RICK SPRINGFIELD – SEPTEMBER 1st
Rick Springfield is an Australian singer, instrumentalist, songwriter, actor and author. His solo career started with his debut single “Speak to the Sky” reaching the top 10 in Australia in mid-1972, when he moved to the United States. He had a No. 1 hit with Jessie Girl in 1981. http://rickspringfield.com/#
If you fancy checking out the neighboorhood we highly recommend that you do – Check out these two places there – they are awesome.
For further events to see at the PNE click here: http://www.pne.ca/showsandevents/index.html?_ga=2.261900302.2023612613.1496104881-232576547.1496098223
EAST VILLAGE – SUNRISE HASTINGS DISTRICT
Located around the intersection of Nanaimo and Hastings street is a popular virbrant village that is commonly known to residents as Sunrise Hastings, over the last few years this neighbourhood has been transformed and is fast becoming a popular district for young and old! It is a vintage village with a progressive attitude and this perfectly sums up this area.
This is a great area for anyone who likes food and drink and there is a vast array of different bars, restaurants and cafes to choose from, here are some of our top picks in the neighbourhood, you really should check them out, its a great great area to visit and to many this is what Vancouver is all about!
Go check out THE BRIGHTON NEIGHBOURHOOD PUB
There are not many neighbourhood bars like this one and it is truly your real deal community bar. with daily drinks specials & yummy food that is brought in from the local businesses of the area. They have live music on Thursdays and Fridays and karaoke on the weekends. The bands that play here are eclectic and offer up sounds for all to enjoy from all over the world such as Latin flare, good old fashioned rock and pop , music for everyone to enjoy. It is a busy and boisterous bar that always offers a great time – the staff here are awesome!
THE RED WAGON RESTAURANT
This is a cute diner that is well known to all in Vancouver and has great food and prices for you to enjoy, a hip local diner with an all day menu that serves great comfort food and awesome cocktails and beers.
For further events to check out in Vancouver over the summer months check out our calendar of events here – there is plenty to see in 2017 https://www.sunsetinn.com/leisure/calendar/monthly/2017/8/grid