Seeing Cut Copy at Red Truck’s Truck Stop Concert Series might just be the best way to kick off your summer. Partying to the raddest bands, drinking tons of craft beer and spending the day with all of your gals & pals!
The Truck Stop Concert Series kick off is just one of the 10 best things to do & see in Vancouver this weekend, as picked by our city’s #knowfun Selectors at Do604.
1) Cut Copy, Dirty Radio, Youngblood, Liinks, and more
at Red Truck Brewery – Saturday June 17
You already know this one is going to be epic. With a lineup of sweet local artists joining Aussie dance-makers Cut Copy to rock the Red Truck stage, there won’t be a boring moment!
2) Cut Copy DJs
at Celebrities – late Saturday June 17
Another chance to see Cut Copy live! This time putting on a wicked DJ show at Celebrities Underground till late.
3) Car Free Day Vancouver
at West End – Saturday June 17 & on Main Street – Sunday June 18
Ditch those cars and celebrate the vibrancy of Vancouver’s neighbourhoods without stressing about traffic!
4) City of Bhangra Festival
at Various Locations – runs until Saturday June 17
6 days, 2 cities, 350+ Performers and tons of #BHANGRALOVE!
5) Festival d’ete de Vancouver
at Various Locations – runs until Tuesday June 27
For this 28th edition, Le Centre culturel francophone de Vancouver is bringing you some of today’s top francophone artists in one amazing festival program. From June 14 to 27, the whole city is in celebration mode with these two weeks of vibrant francophone music.
6) Kaylan Mackinnon Album Release
at The Roxy – Saturday June 17
Kaylan Mackinnon doesn’t only sing catchy tunes, she sings songs that touch your heart and stir your soul.
7) Shaker For Shelter
at The Waldorf – Friday June 16
Shimmy with all the rad artists and shake your tushes for the ones who give life! All proceeds go to the Eastside Women’s Shelter.
8) Queer Arts Festival
at The Roundhouse – Saturday June 17 – Thursday June 29
Queer Arts Festival is Vancouver’s artist-run multi-disciplinary festival celebrating queer art and artists. This year’s theme is UnSettled, explored through art, music, workshops, and more.
9) FORM: Festival of Recorded Movement
at SFU Woodwards – Friday June 16 – Saturday June 17
Dive into the limitlessness of our physical capacity both creatively and athletically with this innovative movement festival.
10) What to do preview: Kanata Festival
at Larwill Park – kicking off on Monday June 19th with workshops, live performances and more running until Saturday July 1
Kanata Festival will feature aspects of indigenous culture from across Canada. There’ll be delicious food, rad music, amazing art, workshops and performances!