Get ready for a great month of live music, Vancouver. From holiday tunes from Holly Cole and Johnny Reid to the Baby Gravy Tour (Yung Gravy + bbno$), here are 10 of the best concerts coming to Vancouver this December.

Barenaked Ladies

The Ontario-born rock band that performed at the PNE this summer and is responsible for hits like “If I had a 1,000,000” and “Brian Wilson” is back in Vancouver on Thursday, December 1st.

When: Thursday, December 1st
Where: 777 Homer Street
Cost: $72+

The Sheepdogs


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This Canadian rock band was not only awarded four JUNO Awards, but was the first unsigned band to make the cover of Rolling Stone. So whether you’re a fan of the genre or just a fan of great music, this concert is a must-see this coming month.

When: Thursday, December 1st and Friday, December 2nd
Where: 868 Granville Street
Cost: $53 on Thursday, $142.80 on Friday

Bob Schneider

Former lead singer of rock band Ugly Americans, Texas-based Bob Schneider had put out a dozen of albums, including The King Kong Suite, Lovely Creatures, A Perfect Day, and Burden of Proof. 

When: Saturday, December 3rd
Where: 1882 Adanac Street
Cost: $37.91

Holly Cole

Not to be confused with Natalie Cole, Holly Cole is a Canadian jazz singer from Halifax known for her trio in her namesake group, The Holly Cole Trio. Her many accolades include three JUNO awards and multiple multi-platinum album sales awards. And she’ll be taking center stage this month at the PNE as part of their Holiday Night Concert series.

When: Monday, December 19th
Where: 2901 East Hastings
Cost: $39-$59



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Fun fact: This American DJ and EDM producer originally turned down a full-ride athletic scholarship at Kent State University to pursue music. And boy, has he found his calling. All you dancers and ravers out there – you won’t want to miss this. Head to the Enso Event Centre on Saturday, December 10th.

When: Saturday, December 10th
Where: 750 Pacific Boulevard
Cost: $33.86

Home Alone in concert

This year, you can see this holiday fave in concert in addition to your screen at home. The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra presents Home Alone in concert, performing renowned composer John Williams’ “charming and delightful score.”

When: Wednesday, December 14th and Thursday, December 15th
Where: 601 Smithe Street
Cost: $31.90+

Kane Brown 


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American singer Kane Brown is bringing his Drunk or Dreaming Tour to Rogers Arena on Thursday, December 15th. And he’s come a long way since first capturing the public’s attention with his EP in 2015. His highly-anticipated third studio album was just released this September, and he even made 2021’s Time list of 100 most influential people in the world.

When: Thursday, December 15th
Where: 800 Griffiths Way
Cost: $48.75+

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Yung Gravy and bbno$


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The Baby Gravy Tour featuring Minnesota-born Yung Gravy (Matthew Raymond Hauri) and Vancouver native bbno$ (Alexander Leon Gumuchian) is coming to the PNE this December, so snag those tickets while you can. The pair is known for collaborating on hit singles like “Wussup,” “Welcome to Chili’s,” “Whip A Tesla,” and “Rotisserie,” and most recently – on their new respective albums: Marvelous and Bag or Die.

When: Friday, December 16th
Where: 2901 East Hastings, PNE Forum
Cost: $49.50+

Pink Martini

Crossing over into several genres including classical, Latin, pop, and jazz – Pink Martini is a cocktail of sounds and influences. The vocals are co-led by China Forbes and Storm Large, and the band was founded in 1994 in Portland by pianist Thomas Lauderdale.

When: Tuesday, December 20th
Where: 601 Smithe Street
Cost: $60.50+

Johnny Reid


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Another performer at PNE’s Holiday Night Concert series, Johnny Reid is a renowned Scottish-Canadian country performer with a penchant for topping the Canadian charts.

When: Thursday, December 22nd
Where: 100 North Renfrew, Pacific Coliseum
Cost: $49-$69+

And that’s a wrap on some of the last concerts of the year, Vancouver! We hope you make the most of them.