SHOREFEST Free Concerts on Fireworks Nights in Vancouver

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What makes the world’s longest-running offshore international fireworks competition such a success each year, aside from its gorgeous setting in Vancouver’s English Bay, is the festivities that surround it. Food trucks, picnics, family fun, and the free SHOREFEST concerts all along the waterfront.

Wil at ShoreFest

SHOREFEST Free Concerts on Fireworks Nights

English Bay and Sunset Beach will host stages featuring a diverse lineup of cross-genre Canadian talent showcased on July 23, July 27, and July 30 at LG 104.3’s SHOREFEST this year.

SHOREFEST showcases great local and national talent within the LG 104.3 Stage at the Keg Lounge in English Bay and the Sunset Beach Stage at beautiful Sunset Beach. This year’s headliner is multi-platinum and 80’s iconic Canadian rock band, Loverboy. In addition, LG 104.3’s SHOREFEST features Jim Byrnes & Friends, The Matinee, and JUNO Award® winner Trooper to get the crowd amped for the Honda Celebration of Light Fireworks competition. Festivities start at 2:00pm each fireworks day.

Saturday, July 23, 2016
LG 104.3 Stage
The Matinee @ 8:30pm
Willa @ 7:30pm

Sunset Beach Stage
Jim Byrnes & Friends @ 7:30pm
Dustin Bentall @ 6:00pm
Savvie @ 5:00pm
Khari McClelland @ 4:00pm
The Lion, The Bear, The Fox @ 3:00pm

Wednesday, July 27, 2016
LG 104.3 Stage
Loverboy @ 8:30pm
Gay Nineties @ 7:30pm

Sunset Beach Stage
The Boom Booms @ 7:30pm
Twin Bandit @ 6:00pm
Oliver Swain @ 5:00pm
Locarno @ 4:00pm
Lydia Hol @ 3:00pm

Saturday, July 30, 2016
LG 104.3 Stage
Trooper @ 8:30pm
Lovecoast @ 7:30pm

Sunset Beach Stage
Dutch Robinson @ 7:30pm
Reid Jamieson @ 6:00pm
Krystle Dos Santos @ 5:00pm
Good For Grapes @ 4:00pm
The River and the Road @ 3:00pm

Fireworks Schedule

July 23, 2016 Royal Fireworks, representing Netherlands
July 27, 2016 Howard’s Fireworks, representing Australia
July 30, 2016 Walt Disney Entertainment, representing United States

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4 Comments  —  Comments Are Closed

  1. PeterFriday, July 22nd, 2016 — 7:57pm PDT

    What time do the concerts start. Main bands.

  2. ChrisMonday, July 25th, 2016 — 5:09pm PDT

    What time are the boom booms on on the 27th??

  3. Oracle LauraWednesday, July 27th, 2016 — 5:33pm PDT

    What a great way to miss an awesome concert. Not one website seems to list the TIME for any of these concerts.

  4. Rebecca Bollwitt, Miss604 Rebecca BollwittWednesday, July 27th, 2016 — 5:48pm PDT

    You do have a point! At the time of publishing the set times were not available but I have gone through and updated each one.

    Headliners are up at 7:30pm on the Sunset Beach Stage, and at 8:30pm at the English Bay Stage.

    I hope that helps!

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