MusicFest Vancouver returns August 5th to 14th as over 40 classical, jazz, and world music concerts will be held around town.
Each year for 10 days in August, concert venues throughout Vancouver play host to unforgettable musical experiences that bring enthusiastic and adventurous music lovers together with some of the most talented artists in the world.
Whether you’re a knowledgeable and demanding consumer of musical performance, or a relative newcomer to a particular musical scene, the festival opens its doors and its heart to you and draws you into its vibrant milieu.
Highlights include BMO Family Day with a concert in VanDusen Botanical Garden, Accordion Day, Discovery Day, Jazz at the Cellar, and Morning Chamber Music.
Tickets are for all events are currently available online starting at $49 for bundles of concerts in each of the programs listed above, and more.
BC’s own Sarah McLachlan, who is world-renown for her chat-topping albums, songwriting, and enchanting vocals, will be opening MusicFest along with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra (led by Leslie Dala) August 5th. The Odlum Brown Gala Opening Concert will take place at the Orpheum and “party dress” is encouraged for this special event.
If you would like to attend the opening gala with Sarah McLachlan, I have an exclusive pair of tickets to give away. Here’s how you can enter to win:
I will draw one winner at random from all entries on Friday, July 29th, 2011 at 9:00am. Follow MFestVan on Twitter or Facebook for news and updates about MusicFest Vancouver.
Update The winner is Fiona!