Summer Live is happening this weekend and it will showcase the best of BC entertainment with a FREE 3 day (July 8, 9 and 10) in Vancouver’s crown jewel Stanley Park. Yes it’s FREE to attend and there are a lot of great local acts on the bill such as: Mother Mother, Dan Mangan, Said the Whale, We Are the City, The New Pornographers, and rapper Kyprios.
Here is a link to the full schedule and list of acts.
Aside from the great concerts there is a lot of other stuff planned for this 3 day festival of sorts:
- Coast Salish canoe races in Coal Harbour, Slahal games, storytelling and drum songs with members of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.
- A diverse showcase of arts and culture including the joyful wonder of Public Dreams, the contemporary butoh of Kokoro Dance, performances and workshops by the Taiyuan Puppet Theatre Company of Taiwan, a special Bollywood Birthday Party by South Asian Arts dance and theatre company, a survey of Vancouver video art, and sensational projections by Urban Visuals.
- Family entertainment and sports activities including a youth volleyball tournament, mini-soccer and a sports day with fun activities like the classic three-legged race.
- A free shuttle bus from Waterfront Station (downtown) to the festival will run daily from 11am to 11pm; and a free, secure bicycle compound at Brockton Point will provide an easy way to safely park bikes at Stanley Park during the Summer Live festival.
What: Vancouver Summer Live
Where: Stanley Park, Brockton Point
Dates: July 8, 9 and 1oth.