Get ready for a great month of live music, Vancouver. Shania Twain, Hayley Kiyoko, Kali. Uchis, Matchbox Twenty, and more are taking the stage, and we’re betting the shows are worth every penny. So with that in mind, here are 12 of the biggest concerts coming to Vancouver this May.

Shania Twain

Dust off your dancing boots, because ‘from this moment on,’ 2023 will see you two-stepping with the queen of country! Canadian legend and fashion icon, Shania Twain is currently on her worldwide tour, which is stopping in Vancouver on May 2nd and 3rd.

When: May 2nd and May 3rd
Where: 800 Griffiths Way
Cost: $204.68+ or $184.50

Joey Mcintyre 

American singer-songwriter (and actor) Joey Mcintyre is coming to the Hollywood Theatre in Kits on May 2nd, so get ready for some fantastic pop music to get your month started off right.

When: May 2nd
Where: 3123 West Broadway
Cost: $50.68+

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M83 is the project of multi-instrumentalist Anthony Gonzalez, who perfectly blends together multiple inspirations into an immersive, synth-pop sound. He and guest artists are bringing the Fantasy 2023 Tour to the Commodore on Tuesday, May 9th.

When: Tuesday, May 9th
Where: 868 Granville Street
Cost: $150.75

Two Friends 

As their name suggests, Two Friends is comprised of two LA-based DJs, known for their popular remixes of
Blink 182’s “I Miss You” and The Killers’ “Mr. Brightside”, with official remixes for Lana Del Rey, Tove Lo, The Chainsmokers, and more. They’re also famed for their original mixes, which include hour-long “Big Bootie” mixes.

When: Friday, May 12th
Where: 610 Pipeline Road
Cost: $64.75

Hayley Kiyoko

A fun fact about singer, dancer, and actress triple-threat Haley Kiyoko: She’s appeared in several iconic movies from the 2000s, including the Scooby-Doo! series, Lemonade Mouth, and Insidious: Chapter 3. As for her music career, she got her start in 2013 with the release of her EP A Belle to Remember, and she’s been on the creative rise ever since.

When: Saturday, May 13th
Where: 868 Granville Street
Cost: $65

Gary Numan 

English musician Gary Numan entered the scene as a frontman of the new wave band Tubeway Army, releasing his own solo album The Pleasure Principle in 1979, which topped the UK charts. Now, he has 10 million record sales under his belt, and has amassed a cult following.

When: Sunday, May 14th
Where: 868 Granville Street
Cost: $59.75

half alive 

Known for their hit single “Still Feel,” half alive is a band from Long Beach, formed in 2016 by lead singer Josh Taylor, drummer Brett Kramer, and bassist J. Tyler Johnson.

When: Tuesday, May 16th
Where: 868 Granville Street
Cost: $47.75

Matchbox Twenty

Matchbox Twenty is an ever-popular American rock band formed in Orlando, Florida, in 1995. The group currently consists of Rob Thomas, Brian Yale, Paul Doucette, and Kyle Cook.

When: Tuesday, May 16th
Where: 800 Griffiths Way
Cost: $57.95

Kali Uchis 

Coming to UBC’s Doug Mitchell is none other than Kali Uchis, AKA Karly-Marina Loaiza. The American singer-songwriter released her debut mixtape Druken Babbie in 2012, followed by her debut EP, titled Por Vida in 2015. In 2018, she released her debut studio album Isolation, which received widespread acclaim.

When: Tuesday, May 23rd
Where: 6066 Thunderbird Boulevard
Cost: $47.01

Purple Disco Machine 

German disco and house producer Tino Schmidt, also known as Purple Disco Machine, has risen to global fame – and for good reason. This is definitely a must-visit if you’re looking for an EDM concert to attend this month.

When: Friday, May 26th
Where: 610 Pipeline Road
Cost: $184.45

Luke Combs

Luke Combs’ World Tour is coming to BC Place on Saturday, May 27th, so get ready to lace up your dancing boots, and don’t forget your cowboy hat!

When: Saturday, May 27th
Where: 777 Pacific Boulevard
Cost: $116.62+

Tove Lo

One of the bigger performers slated to take the stage this month, Tove Lo is known for her raw, “grunge take” on pop. And the Swedish singer-songwriter is bringing her Dirt Femme Tour to Vancouver along with special guest Slayyyter on Monday, May 29th (rescheduled from February).

When: Monday, May 29th
Where: 868 Granville Street
Cost: $161.84

And that’s a wrap on some of the most exciting concerts coming to the city next month. Snag your tickets while you can!