Summer Night Concerts at the Fair at the PNE 2014

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The Fair at the PNE is one of the most popular end of summer traditions for people across B.C. and from around the world. This year, the PNE will bring a new Game of Thrones exhibition, an Internet Cat Video Festival and an impressive lineup of performers for Summer Night Concerts at the Fair at the PNE.

Many popular artists from a wide variety of genres will grace the WestJet Concert Stage at the PNE Amphitheatre—kicking off this weekend with Phillip Phillips.

Some of the highlights include:

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts: Joan Jett is many things—a songwriter, singer, guitarist, producer and rock ‘n roll icon. As the leader of the Blackhearts, she’s had nine Top 40 singles, including “I Love Rock ‘N Roll,” “Bad Reputation” and “I Hate Myself For Loving You.” She was one of only two women to be named on Rolling Stone magazine’s list of the 100 greatest guitar players of all time.

Boyz II Men: One of the most iconic R&B groups—Boyz II Men made their mark in the 90s with their soulful harmonies and emotional ballads. Some of their most popular hits include “I’ll Make Love To You,” “End of the Road” and “On Bended Knee.” With four Grammy Awards and 60 million albums sold—they are the best-selling R&B group of all time.

Phillip Phillips: The American Idol Season 11 winner captures audiences everywhere with his soulful, raspy voice. His biggest hits include “Home” and “Gone, Gone, Gone.” His first album The World from the Side of the Moon debuted at #4 on the Billboard Top 200. He released another album, Behind The Light, earlier this year with singles “Raging Fire” and “Fly.”

Zendaya: Platinum-selling recording artist and Disney Channel actress Zendaya delivers pop tunes with a bit of an edge. The 17-year-old’s first single “Replay” sold over a million copies in the U.S. and has over 60 million views on VEVO. She was also the youngest contestant ever to compete on ABC’s Dancing with the Stars—and was the runner up in the 16th season of the show.

 

The Full List of PNE Concerts 2014 & Schedule:

Phillip Phillips – Saturday, August 16

Joan Jett & The Blackhearts – Sunday, August 17

Chilliwack – Tuesday, August 19

Air Supply – Wednesday, August 20

LeAnn Rimes – Thursday, August 21

Trooper – Friday, August 22

Gipsy Kings – Saturday, August 23

Zendaya – Sunday, August 24

Gavin Degraw – Tuesday, August 26

Three Days Grace – Wednesday, August 27

Boyz II Men – Thursday, August 28

Plain White T’s – Friday, August 29

Dallas Smith – Saturday, August 30

The Pointer Sisters – Sunday, August 31

Glass Tiger – Monday, September 1

All concerts are FREE to attend with Fair Gate admission. Seating is available on a first come, first serve basis. Super fans have the option to upgrade to a reserved seat, which range from $20 to $25. Tickets can be purchased online or on-site from the ticket booth located outside the venue entrance.

 

Written by Meagan Gill, guest contributor at Vancity Buzz. Follow Meagan on Twitter at @meagangracegill.

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