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Put these concerts happening in Vancouver on your spring and summer bucket list

These concerts pass the vibe check.
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You don't want to miss these concerts happening in Vancouver summer 2022.

Festival season is almost here! And so are these spring-summer concerts. 

This year looks promising for concerts, with Canadian favourites and top-chart artists alike paying a visit to Vancouver. Also, these festival fashion trends will definitely get your stage-crush to notice you (ahem, Shawn Mendes).

Here are all the noteworthy concerts happening in Vancouver. (How many song references can you count?)

Avril Lavigne

Canada's Pop Princess is making a stop in Vancouver for her Canadian 'Bite Me' Tour, and yes, this is the best damn thing that your eyes will ever see.

When: May 24 at 8 p.m.

Where: UBC Dough Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

Cost: from $120

Alicia Keys

Alicia, welcome to the northern, smaller concrete jungle where dreams are also made of. There's nothing you can't do here, like see Alicia Keys live for her ALICIA The World Tour.

When: August 29 at 8 p.m.

Where: Rogers Arena

Cost: from $80

Backstreet Boys

Believe us when we say, you want to go to this concert. The group is continuing their DNA tour this summer, starting with North America, and, luckily, Vancouver is on the list.

When: August 24 at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Rogers Arena

Cost: from $115

The Weeknd

Ever wonder how many Canadians listen to The Weeknd? Enough to make "Blinding Lights" the longest-charting song in Billboard history, so snag a concert ticket while you still can.

When: August 23 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: BC Place

Cost: from $115

Machine Gun Kelly

Remember when 'My Ex's Best Friend' basically took over the radio (and you tried to Shazam it)? Get ready to hear it again, because MGK is coming to Vancouver this summer. Maybe he'll bring Megan Fox on stage again too👀

When: July 23 at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Rogers Arena

Cost: from $50

Charli XCX

Sing the night away with Charli's Angels (her fans) at the ultimate hyperpop performance from the 'Boom Clap' and 'Unlock It' singer. 

When: July 21 at 8 p.m.

Where: Orpheum Theatre

Cost: from $48 

Shawn Mendes

It's the summer of Shawn, and there's nothing holding you back from going to see him in concert. 

When: July 2 at 7 p.m.

Where: Rogers Arena

Cost: from $92

5 Seconds of Summer

Though the band name says otherwise, this concert will be anywhere between one to three hours of summer. 

When: June 11 at 7 p.m.

Where: UBC Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

Cost: from $40

Snoh Aalegra

The R&B-Soul singer is bringing her 'Ugh, These Temporary Highs Tour' to Vancouver, and is sure to get you in your feels with songs like 'Save Yourself' and 'Dying 4 Your Love'.

When: May 27 at 6 p.m.

Where: Malkin Bowl

Cost: from $80

Rex Orange County

If Alternative-Indie sings to your soul, and 'Sunflower' is added to one of your playlists, this concert will make for an unforgettable summer night.  

When: June 8 at 7 p.m.

Where: PNE Ampitheatre

Cost: from $40

The Killers

Somebody told me (song pun intended) that the "Mr. Brightside" singers are stopping by Vancouver– another Alternative-Indie concert to add to the summer bucket-list.

When: August 19 at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Rogers Arena

Cost: from $57

The Lumineers

If "Ophelia" made it onto your Spotify Wrapped, this is your sign to see The Lumineers in concert. Their BRIGHTSIDE Tour is making a stop just in time for a sweet-sounding summer. 

When: July 17 at 7 p.m.

Where: Rogers Arena

Cost: from $122

Freddie Gibbs

A night of hip hop and rap is a must-do this summer, and if you like "Gang Signs" then you'll like this concert. 

When: June 3 at 8 p.m.

Where: Commodore Ballroom

Cost: $127