Concerts

Vancouver-based alt-rock band Mother Mother at the Commodore Ballroom on Thursday night, Dec. 2. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Tour-ready Mother Mother plays first of 5 sold-out concerts at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom

Local quintet can now claim the title of ‘Canada’s biggest alternative-rockers’

 

Lobster rolls from Salty’s Lobster Shack will soon be available during events at the Abbotsford Centre starting this week. (Salty’s Lobster Shack Instagram photo)

Salty’s Lobster Shack serving soon at Abbotsford Centre

Popular food cart making its debut at the AC starting this Thursday (Oct. 21)

 

Multi-platinum rock group Shinedown is coming to Abbotsford in February. (Submitted)

Rock group Shinedown coming to Abbotsford in February

Multi-platinum band’s North American tour stopping at Abbotsford Centre

 

People social distance as Haviah Mighty opens up for the Arkells concert at the Budwieser Stage in Toronto on August 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin

Live Nation Canada to require vaccination proof or negative test at concerts

Live concerts are already being held across the country under varying COVID-19 measures

People social distance as Haviah Mighty opens up for the Arkells concert at the Budwieser Stage in Toronto on August 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin
A scene from the 1985 movie “Back to The Future,” which stars Burnaby-raised Michael J. Fox (left) and Christopher Lloyd.

‘Back to the Future’ movie/concert for VSO in ‘return to full audiences’ at Orpheum Theatre

Four concerts to open orchestra’s 2021-22 concert season, starting Sept. 18

A scene from the 1985 movie “Back to The Future,” which stars Burnaby-raised Michael J. Fox (left) and Christopher Lloyd.
Langley-based musician Dallas Smith, pictured during the “One Night in the Valley” fundraiser at Cloverdale Agriplex in 2019, will headline the Lifted Hotel Festival in Vancouver this September. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Langley-based musician Dallas Smith, pictured during the “One Night in the Valley” fundraiser at Cloverdale Agriplex in 2019, will headline the Lifted Hotel Festival in Vancouver this September. (File photo: Lauren Collins)
Johnny Cash, June Carter and others pictured on a page from “Memories From the Mountain,” a new book that documents the history of Merritt Mountain Music Festival in photographs by Surrey’s Dee Lippingwell. (Photos: Dee Lippingwell)

Merritt country music festival’s ‘crazy-ass scene’ recalled in photographer’s new book

Campground C party zone and more remembered in Dee Lippingwell’s third book

Johnny Cash, June Carter and others pictured on a page from “Memories From the Mountain,” a new book that documents the history of Merritt Mountain Music Festival in photographs by Surrey’s Dee Lippingwell. (Photos: Dee Lippingwell)
The Trinity Western University Masterworks Chorus performed with the Valley Festival Singers in March 2018 at Calvin Presbyterian church. The singers are presenting a virtual concert on June 7. (Abbotsford News file photo)

Valley Festival Singers present live-streamed concert

Abbotsford-based choral group presents Night/Light on Monday, June 7

The Trinity Western University Masterworks Chorus performed with the Valley Festival Singers in March 2018 at Calvin Presbyterian church. The singers are presenting a virtual concert on June 7. (Abbotsford News file photo)
Sting photographed by Kevin Statham at GM Place (now Rogers Arena) in Vancouver in July 2000.

‘iWitness’ concert-photo book emerges from a year of Facebook posts during pandemic

Abbotsford’s Kevin Statham has photographed more than 4,000 concerts and other events since 1987

Sting photographed by Kevin Statham at GM Place (now Rogers Arena) in Vancouver in July 2000.
The Weeknd.

The Weeknd details pair of Vancouver concert dates to launch 2022 world tour

Toronto-born ‘Blinding Lights’ singer showcased during Super Bowl

The Weeknd.
A live performance from KISS is available to live stream for fans through the Abbotsford Centre.

KISS-ing 2020 away with the Abbotsford Centre

New Year’s Eve stream from hall of fame rockers offered by Abbotsford Centre

A live performance from KISS is available to live stream for fans through the Abbotsford Centre.
Singer/songwriter Cambree Lovesy performs July 25 at an outdoor concert at Tradex in Abbotsford. The Damn Chandelier Band performs on July 24.

Tradex in Abbotsford holds two outdoor concerts

Damn Chandelier Band and Cambree Lovesy perform

  • Jul 16, 2020
Singer/songwriter Cambree Lovesy performs July 25 at an outdoor concert at Tradex in Abbotsford. The Damn Chandelier Band performs on July 24.
Violinist Calvin Dyck of Abbotsford is featured in concert with two others on Friday, July 17. This is the first of a three-part outdoor concert series this summer. (Submitted photo)

Songs Strings and Steps presents outdoor concert series in Abbotsford

No more than 50 people permitted for each performance

  • Jul 14, 2020
Violinist Calvin Dyck of Abbotsford is featured in concert with two others on Friday, July 17. This is the first of a three-part outdoor concert series this summer. (Submitted photo)
The concept of a Summerset drive-in benefit concert has been quashed due to a 50-car event limitation expected to last for months to come, say organizers from Red Door Events. (Summerset/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Summerset’s 3-day drive-in benefit concert called off

Organizers of Fort Langley music festival cancel 2020 event, vow to be back in 2021 – maybe sooner

The concept of a Summerset drive-in benefit concert has been quashed due to a 50-car event limitation expected to last for months to come, say organizers from Red Door Events. (Summerset/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The Abbotsford Youth Orchestra, with conductor Calvin Dyck, are included in a live virtual concert that takes place on Saturday, June 20 at 7 p.m.

Live virtual concert includes Abbotsford Youth Orchestra

Event takes place online on Saturday, June 20 at 7 p.m.

  • Jun 18, 2020
The Abbotsford Youth Orchestra, with conductor Calvin Dyck, are included in a live virtual concert that takes place on Saturday, June 20 at 7 p.m.
Grammy-winning country singer Maren Morris stops in Abbotsford on Sept. 10 as part of her latest tour. (Photo by Harper Duddy)

Country star Maren Morris to play Abbotsford Centre

Local concert one of only three in Canada for Grammy winner

  • Feb 26, 2020
Grammy-winning country singer Maren Morris stops in Abbotsford on Sept. 10 as part of her latest tour. (Photo by Harper Duddy)
The Tea Party join Big Wreck, Headstones and Moist at a concert on June 27 at Abbotsford Centre. (Photo by Francesca Ludikar)

Four rock supergroups to play Abbotsford Centre this summer

Big Wreck, Headstones, Moist and The Tea Party perform on June 27

  • Jan 20, 2020
The Tea Party join Big Wreck, Headstones and Moist at a concert on June 27 at Abbotsford Centre. (Photo by Francesca Ludikar)