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Florence and the Machine at Deer Lake Park Burnaby

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 — 3:24pm PDT
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It was announced today that this summer Florence + the Machine will be playing one of our region’s most spectacular outdoor venues, Deer Lake Park.


Catch their powerful anthems, lead by Florence Welch, Friday, July 20, 2012 along with guests, The Walkmen as they embark on the second leg of their North American tour following the release of the album Ceremonials in the last fall.

With recent appearances on Saturday Night Live, GMA, X-Factor, The View, VH 1 Divas and Dick Clark’s Rockin’ New Years Eve, Florence fans will get to enjoy the star in a triumphant return to the live stage. Florence + the Machine are expected to perform songs from Ceremonials as well as songs from her multi-platinum debut album Lungs. Florence + the Machine will also be appearing on an upcoming MTV Unplugged in March.

Tickets go on sale this Friday, February 24, 2012 at 10:00am for $49.50 (plus fees) and this is an all ages, general admission show.

I also have a pair of beat the box office tickets up for grabs. Here’s how you can enter to win:

  • Leave a comment here naming your favourite Florence + the Machine song (1 entry)
  • Post the following on Twitter (1 entry)
RT to enter to win tickets to Florence + the Machine @flo_tweet from @LiveNationWest & @Miss604

I will draw one winner at random from all entries at 9:45am this Friday. Update The winner is Ashley! (Comment February 21, 2012 at 6:50 PM).


  1. Erin says:

    Cosmic Love, followed closely by a tie between Howl and Drumming!

  2. SW says:

    Dog Days Are Over!

  3. Sarah says:

    My favourite Florence + the Machine song (at the moment) is Cosmic Love!

  4. Arshad says:

    Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up) is my favourite Florence song! I’d love to go to the show!

  5. My favourite tune is “Howl” but it’s my husband who’s their biggest fan. Make me a hero? πŸ™‚

  6. Joshua says:

    You’ve got the love would be my pick. This is my goto singing in the shower song.

  7. Kailyn says:

    How can you pick just one favourite Flo song?! I have three!!!
    I am obsessed with her! So excited for this show!

  8. Cecilia says:

    “You Got the Love” – Love the lyrics for this song =)

  9. Tamara says:

    Breaking Down

  10. Vicky says:

    Dog days are over…love Florence!

  11. Mac Lugay says:

    Shake It Out (acoustic version). I’ve never wanted to win a contest so bad in my life!

  12. Sanaz says:

    Cosmic Love is my favourite, I start dancing in my head every time I listen to the song

  13. Julia E. says:

    Cosmic Love.

  14. Kate says:

    Heartlines and You’ve Got The Love. I can’t wait for the show!

  15. rick says:

    my fave song by florence +the machine is the one you have so graciously posted “you’ve got the love” thanks

  16. Trevor says:

    it’s gotta be Dog Days Are Over

  17. Tina says:

    The one that started it all… Dog Days are Over!

  18. Kristine says:

    “Shake It Out”

  19. Steph says:

    Dog Days Are Over is my favourite song.

  20. Michelle says:

    Dog Days Are Over, for sure.

  21. Tristen says:

    Dog Days are Over because it’s just awesome to rock out to!

  22. anne says:

    dog days are over, I love the youtube video of the kid in the carseat dancing to it and my son loves to dance to it too!

  23. tyler says:

    love ‘what the water gave me’
    my fav!

  24. D Anderson says:

    Dog Days are over! Thanks!

  25. Maggie says:

    Kiss with a Fist all the way!:) Thanks Miss604. Love Florence&the Machine.

  26. Kiran says:

    So hard to pick just one! Tie between Cosmic Love and Blinding!
    Would LOVE to go see Florence+the Machine

  27. Ronnie says:

    They’re all so good! Never Let Me Go and Cosmic Love are pretty spectacular though.

  28. Janelyn says:

    Shake It Out!!! πŸ˜€

  29. Kristina says:

    You Got the Love

  30. Marlis says:

    kiss with a fist

  31. Alex says:

    Shake it OUT!

  32. Melissa says:

    Cosmic Love

  33. Lee says:

    Absolutely LOVE her cover of Drake’s ‘Take Care’ ~ better than the original!

  34. Elysia S says:


  35. Missy says:

    I love Florence and the Machine and didn’t know they were coming until I saw this post! And at Deer Lake park to boot! My favourite song, if I had to pick, is Cosmic Love.

  36. luc says:

    Hurricane Drunk!

  37. Alysha Rohla says:

    You’ve got the Love!- never fails to put pep in my step

  38. You’ve got the Love!!


  39. Michael Kwan says:

    Dog Days Are Over! πŸ™‚

  40. Rebecca says:

    Dog Days Are Over! It’s on my running mix. And I grew up by Deer Lake πŸ™‚

  41. Cristina says:

    No Light! No Light! Best song ever!!!!!
    I would love to see her live

  42. Jessica says:

    Cosmic Love, Hands Down

  43. Aggie says:

    Drumming Song

  44. Rebecca says:

    Cosmic love!

  45. Kelvin says:

    Drumming Song!

  46. Cait says:

    You’ve got the love. You’ve got the love. Youuu’ve got the looove.

  47. Adam says:

    Dog Days Are Over… great song to start the weekend to!

    Can’t wait for this show!

  48. Dominique says:

    Howl is my fav off the first album so epic πŸ˜€ can’t wait to see them !!

  49. Jane says:

    Ohhh can’t wait and perfect venue! Shake it out and only if for a night …

  50. Jas says:

    Dog Days Are Over

  51. Elena says:

    What the water gave me

  52. Jocelyn says:

    “Dog Days Are Over” or “Cosmic Love”!!!!

  53. Amrit says:

    You’ve got the love!

  54. sharon says:


  55. Can says:

    Dog Days Are Over

  56. Hayley says:

    My favourite song would be Rabbit Heart

  57. Zaelia says:

    Shake It Out played really loud! and What The Water Gave Me… and Bird Song… and… πŸ™‚

  58. ammyyy says:

    Hands down. Dog days are over!

  59. Izabela says:

    Shake it Out!!

  60. Stephanie says:

    You’ve got the love πŸ™‚

  61. Stacey says:

    Dog Days Are Over!

  62. Jaegen says:

    I need tickets

  63. maria says:

    Dog Days Are Over!!

  64. Nicole says:

    “You’ve Got The Love” – It’s the first song that I heard by Flo and it made me fall in love with her music.

  65. Ting says:


  66. ashley says:

    It’s hard to pick a favourite, and I can’t get enough of “Shake it Out” these days, but I’m going to have to pick “My Boy Builds Coffins”

  67. ashley_nadine says:

    Can’t get enough of “Shake it Out” these days, but I’m going to have to pick “My Boy Builds Coffins”

  68. sarah marvin says:

    I love them all forsure… but top 2 – Cosmic Love & Shake it out

  69. yana Vasershtayn says:

    Mu favorite is Cosmic Love

  70. vitaly says:

    I love the song Cosmic Love

  71. Matt says:

    It’s hard to pick just one but I’d have to say ‘You Got the Love’ would be the one for me!

  72. Ed says:

    Cosmic love is awesome

  73. Laura says:

    Shake it out!

  74. Sophia says:

    Right now… Landscape!

  75. Natalie says:

    Dog Days Are Over….. the dog days are allll doooneee… Can you hear the horsessss, ‘cos here they come!

  76. Amanda says:

    kiss with a fist!

  77. Ben says:

    Cosmic Love

  78. Jodi says:

    Shake It Out!

  79. Jasmina says:

    Dog Days Are Over

  80. Su says:

    Cosmic Love! Thanks πŸ™‚

  81. Joyce says:

    No Light, No Light from Ceremonials is definitely one of my favourites!

  82. Natalie says:

    Dog days are over

  83. Courtney Adams says:

    Shake It Out πŸ™‚

  84. Kim W says:

    Kiss with a Fist. I may be a little twisted to like that one so much…

  85. Nicola says:

    Howl, from Lungs, is my current favourite!

  86. Leslie Lessard says:

    You’ve got the love!

  87. Holly says:

    Dog Days are Over πŸ™‚

  88. Michelle says:

    Heavy In Your Arms πŸ™‚

  89. Anthony says:

    Kiss with a fist. Dog days is a good song too but getting to the “way over-played” stage.

  90. Angelee says:

    My *current* favourite is Shake it out but not the only one πŸ™‚

  91. tanya ci says:

    My Boy Builds Coffins!

  92. Sophie says:

    Definitely Dog Days are Over.

  93. Chelsea says:

    You’ve got the love!! Although the youtube vid of the baby dancing in his car seat to Dog Days are Over is something that I play regularly when I need a pick-me-up! Fingers are crossed that I get these tix!!

  94. Kate says:

    So hard to choose! She’s my redheaded idol

    Dog Days are Over always makes me happy when I need a little kick!


  95. Maggie Tate says:

    “I’m So Heavy In Your Arms” Saw the video on The Wedge, love love love from thereon.

  96. Steph C says:

    She’s got such an amazing voice, but as overplayed as it is, Dog Days is my fav.

  97. Graham says:

    Cosmic Love. Best music video EVER

  98. lindsay says:

    Rabbit Heart

  99. Donna says:

    Hard decision! Dog Days Are Over is what made me fall in love with her & No Light No Light is my current crush :o)

  100. Kim says:

    Rabbit Heart

  101. Shauna says:

    Dog Days Are Over

  102. Karla says:

    She covered ‘Addicted to Love’ and I like it better than the original.

  103. Shannon says:

    Tough choice. I’m gonna go with Drumming Song

  104. Beth says:

    Dog Days are Over!

  105. Phy says:

    Dog Days are Over

  106. ArtYee says:

    Right now, its Never Let Me Go from Ceremonials. Such an amazing album!

  107. Spencer says:

    Howl, though all of her songs are fantastic. Lungs was amazing, and as a whole, Ceremonials might be even better!

  108. Brad says:

    Dog Days Are Over!

  109. Mary says:

    Favourite song hands down is Dog Days Are Over!

  110. E. Tang says:

    Fave song from Florence and the Machine is “Dog Days are Over”.

  111. Ocean says:

    Fave song from Florence and the Machine is “Cosmic Love”. There’s a great house remix of the song too.

  112. Goodurs says:

    Girl with One Eye! I’m loving Ceremonials right now – just haven’t picked a favorite.

  113. Maryanne says:

    rabbit heart (raise it up)!

  114. David says:

    dog days are over!

  115. kyle says:

    you’ve got the love and breaking down are my favorites!

  116. tracy says:

    cosmic love was the first song i heard from her; love at first listen really

  117. Rachel says:

    Addicted to love. Her version kills the song!!!

  118. Brandon says:

    Dog Days are over for shure

  119. Kirsten says:

    Shake it out!!

  120. Joe says:

    Shake It Out

  121. Kelly G says:

    You Got The Love and Shake It Out are tied

  122. Richard says:


  123. Heather says:

    Shake it Out

  124. Stotes says:

    <# Dog Days Are Over <3

  125. Sam Anderson says:


  126. Jewels says:

    hurricane drunk

  127. Natalie says:

    You’ve Got the Love!

  128. Tanita C says:

    “Blinding” is my favorite

  129. Maria says:

    I love them all! Love “No Light, No Light” the most currently!

  130. Karina says:

    Shake it Off is my favourite song… I love her voice so much.

  131. Alice says:

    Cosmic Love, followed closely by Dog Days are Over.

  132. Ron says:

    Dog Days Are Over

  133. J says:

    Howl and Drumming or Hardest of Hearts

  134. tania says:

    Dog days are over!!

  135. rino says:

    You’ve got the Love!!

  136. Carley says:

    Hardest of Hearts! I love them all though…

  137. Josephine says:

    Dog Days Are Over πŸ™‚

  138. Gary says:

    Shake it out

  139. Kate says:

    Too hard to choose… ummm… cosmic love.

  140. Cathy G says:

    Dog Days are Over!

  141. Robyn says:

    Kiss with a Fist

  142. Courtney says:

    You Got the Love!

  143. heidi says:

    Can I have 2? Cosmic Love and Shake it Out.

  144. Iris says:

    I’m Not Calling You a Liar!

  145. I’m going to have to go with Drumming Song, though it’s too hard to pick just one – Florence is my absolute favourite! Off to go tweet for an additional entry πŸ™‚

  146. Kristen says:

    Tied with Cosmic Love, Kiss with a Fist, and all her songs.

  147. Tara says:

    Dog Days Are Over!!!

  148. jason says:

    Kiss with a fist!

  149. Alex says:

    Kiss with a Fist or her cover of Drake’s Take Care. One of the best hip hop covers i’ve ever heard.

  150. Gracey says:

    Between Two Lungs

  151. Rodney says:

    Shake it out!

  152. Jenn H says:

    dog days are over!

  153. Maureen says:

    Dog Days are Over!

  154. Allie says:

    cosmic love is my #1. would love to see this crazy talented woman sing live!!!

  155. Glen says:

    Kiss With a Fist, my favourite Florence + The Machine tune.

  156. Sabrina says:

    Never Let Me Go. I listen to it on repeat right now.

  157. Danielle says:

    I’m Not Calling You A Liar

  158. Kim says:

    Definitely Dog Days Are Over!

  159. Neva says:

    Drumming song and the acoustic version of Heartlines! Amazing!

  160. Christine says:

    Shake it out

  161. Chad says:

    Dog Days indeed!

  162. lisa says:

    down the rabbit hole!

  163. Colleen says:

    Cosmic Love!

  164. Janice says:

    Shake It Out πŸ™‚

  165. Kody says:

    Dog Days Are Over

  166. Alexa says:

    Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up) !!!!!

  167. Liam says:

    Heavy in Your Arms!

    Those twilight soundtracks are quite wicked!

  168. John says:

    Cosmic Love by far!!

  169. Yasmin Hall says:

    Cosmic love for sure.Would love to take my fiance, as that’s his Birthday!

  170. Allison says:

    Cosmic Love!!!!!!

  171. Greg says:

    Shake it out, great album all the way through…

  172. Mario Henriquez says:

    Dog Days are Over! This concert will definitely be a hit.

  173. Gisella says:

    Shake it up

  174. Karen P. says:

    You’ve got the love

  175. linda hoang says:

    shake it off……love it! n her!

  176. Bronwyn Livingston says:


  177. Jon says:

    Picking just one is next to impossible, but Rabbit Heart is special.

  178. Rachel says:

    Cosmic Love! Love Florence + The Machine!!

  179. Sharelle Dayco says:


  180. Lauren says:

    Dog Days

  181. Angie says:

    Shake it Out is definitely my fave Flo song!

  182. Aaron Stewart says:

    I have to day Cosmic Love. Funny though at first I didn’t really like the sound but over time it really grew on me and you can really feel her emotion in her voice something very few artists can do. It’s as I’d every time she sings she is telling a story. It makes listening to musc by yourself a lot more riveting and exciting.

  183. Christine says:

    Dog Days Are Over!

  184. clay buholzer says:

    Cosmic love

  185. Stephanie S says:

    Dod Days are Over.. I love deer lake concerts!

  186. DB says:

    Cosmic Love

  187. Amy says:

    Dog Days are Over

  188. kent f says:

    Rabbit Heart!!

  189. Karl says:

    Dog Days Are Over!

  190. Katie P says:

    Dog days are over.

  191. rachellec says:

    from this album…..No Light No Light and Never let me go

  192. Laura says:

    Between to Lungs <3

  193. Trina Schlingmann says:

    Love, Love, Love, Dog Days are Over. Listen to it constantly…..over and over…..and over….

  194. Kyle says:

    You’ve got the love. Also the xx remix is amazing πŸ™‚
    I’ve been checking website regularly for announcements. So excited!!!!

  195. Jessica wade says:

    Never Let Me Go and Cosmic Love!

  196. Andrea says:

    Shake it out! =)

  197. Cameron says:

    I’m a huge fan of “Blinding” from Lungs. Amazing song with lots of layers.

  198. Carol says:

    Shake it out πŸ™‚

  199. lor says:

    Cosmic Love!

  200. Ana C says:

    Dog Days Are Over and Heartlines!

  201. Teresa K says:

    Shake It Out!

  202. Jodi Doidge says:

    What the water gave me!!!!

  203. Erin says:

    I love What the Water Gave Me, definitely a top favorite.

  204. Ava says:

    First song I listened to was ‘Dog Days Are Over’, but ‘Cosmic Love’ will forever be my favourite πŸ˜€

  205. Kya says:

    Dog Days Are Over!

  206. Karen says:

    dog days are over

  207. Eva says:

    Dog days are ova-errrr!

  208. Katherine says:

    β™₯ Cosmic Love

  209. Ling says:

    Shake It Out!

  210. jennifer says:

    dog days are over
    i also twitted my name is @trouble35

  211. Sean says:

    Cosmic Love!

  212. Linda says:

    Dog Days Are Over

  213. Elizabeth says:

    My favourite Florence + the Machine song is “Dog Days Are Over”.

  214. Bernadette Estrada says:

    Cosmic love!!!

  215. Kathleen says:

    Shake it out

  216. Gord says:

    ‘Dog Days Are Over’ is a classic!

  217. Leslie says:

    Dog Days Are Over!

  218. Laura B says:

    Kiss with a Fist!!

  219. Michael says:

    you’ve got the love

  220. Lyn says:

    I like so many; ‘You’ve Got the Love” is very cool.

  221. Marina says:

    Dog Days Are Over will always be my favourite.

  222. Kim says:

    Kiss With a Fist!

  223. Rob says:

    Shake It out, Shake It Out! Will be a great show

  224. TY says:

    from her latest album, shake it out really touched me

  225. Lindsay George says:

    My Bou Builds Coffins is the best song and often overlooked! Hope I win!

  226. Esther says:

    I love Shake It Out from their latest album!

  227. Maggie says:

    LOVE all her songs but especially LOVE “I’m not calling you a liar”. FLO rules!!

  228. selina says:

    tough to decide but i’d go with Kiss With A Fist.
    florence is awesome. can’t wait for the show!

  229. Sandy says:

    She has a pretty amazing voice. “Dog Days are Over”

  230. Anita says:

    Shake It Out!

  231. John says:

    It has to be “shake it out”

  232. Valerie says:

    Cosmic love!

    She is my favourite! She gives me goose bumps.

  233. chrissy says:

    Here cover of Drake and Rhianna’s “Take Care” – its amazing!

  234. Shaun L says:

    Shake it out!

  235. Donna says:

    My fave song is dog days of summer

  236. Donna says:

    My fave song is dog days are over

  237. Andrew C. says:

    Dog Days Are Over, Arf

  238. Kathleen says:

    Cosmic love!

  239. Ryan says:


  240. Katie says:

    It’s between Cosmic Love and Dog Days Are Over. They’re both so good!

  241. Kim Plumley says:

    Dog Days are Over.My kids and I – and yes, the dog, dance to it!

  242. Jenn S says:

    Cosmic Love, then Dog Days are Over.

  243. Micky says:

    Dog Days are over!!!

  244. maryanne says:

    Cosmic Love.

    <3 the intensity and fervour of her voice.

    And the video – her trance-like, putting-it-all-out-there dancing makes you feel…more. Uber creative, Mad respect.

  245. Andrea says:

    You’ve Got the Love!

    Shes sings it so beautifully!

  246. Danielle D says:

    My favourite song is “Bird Song” – so crazy but so good!

    She has such an amazing voice… I couldn’t think of a better venue for her either!


  247. This would be a great opportunity to Shake It Out!!

  248. Natalie Balll says:

    My Fave Florence and the Macine song is Girl with one eye, cuz I have a lazy eye and plus, my middle name is florence. πŸ™‚

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