CKNW Community Rundown


CKNW is proud to partner with these featured events: 


Green Shirt Day for Organ Donor Awareness & Registration
Sunday, April 7
Across Canada

Wear green to remember the Humboldt Bus tragedy and honour the Logan Boulet effect. Register as an Organ Donor, Tell Your Family, Be Inspired!

Learn how to register to be an organ donor at greenshirtday.ca

Presented by Canada’s Organ & Tissue Donation Community in partnership with Global News.


THE 2019 VANCOUVER INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

March 19 – 24

Vancouver Convention Centre

The 99th annual Vancouver International Auto Show returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre, March 19-24! More than 450 vehicles will be on display in 370,000 feet of space at the Vancouver Convention Centre West

Over 40 manufacturing brands and their latest vehicles, concepts and technology displays, including many of the leading exotic brands from around the Globe. A wide array of specialty feature displays that range from modified supercars and lifted jeeps and trucks, to classics and specialty, one-off creations

Whether you or your family want to see some of the finest supercars, exotics, sedans, pick-up trucks, or advanced technology electrics is more your wheel house, there will truly be something for everyone. For ticket info and more check out their website here!


SHEN YUN PERFORMING ARTS 

March 22 – 31

Q.E. Theatre  630 Hamilton St, Vancouver

Shen Yun Performing Arts is a world-famous classical Chinese dance company based in New York whose mission is to revive and showcase the true, 5,000-year-old Chinese culture.

The show presents over 20 performances of ancient and modern stories and fables from the 20 dynasties and 50 ethnic groups from China’s rich past and present. Legends, myths, and heroes spring to life through classical Chinese dance, one of the most comprehensive dance systems in the world. The dancers and their stunning costumes fill the stage with colour and energy.

This is the 13th year that Shen Yun will perform in Vancouver. Ten shows over eight days at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre March 22–31.

For ticket info check out their website here!


SOCCER CANADA MEN’S NATIONAL TEAM VS FRENCH GUIANA

March 24 – 3pm

BC Place, 777 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver

Cheer on Soccer Canada’s National Men’s Team as they play French Guiana March 24th at BC Place! See former Whitecap and Canadian Soccer superstar in the making Alphonso Davies back at BC Place for the first time since leaving to join FC Bayern München in Germany.  Canada Soccer’s Men’s National Team competes in FIFA World Cup Qualifiers across each four-year cycle, with Canada looking ahead to qualification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™. The Men’s National Team Program is led by head coach John Herdman.

Canada posted a perfect international record with four wins and four clean sheets in 2018, a first for the Men’s National Team Program. Three of those wins were in Concacaf Nations League Qualifying, pushing Canada into third place in the 34-nation competition with nine points and +14 goals difference. In September, Canada set a national record with eight goals scored in a single match, an 8:0 away victory over US Virgin Islands. In October, Canada set a national record for the biggest goal difference in a home match, a 5:0 win over Dominica at BMO Field in Toronto. Check out the Soccer Canada Website for more info!


THE BC CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL CHOICES LOTTERY

Earlybird Deadline is March 28, FINAL Deadline April 11 at Midnight

7 Grand Prize Homes to choose from OR 2.2 MILLION IN CASH!

Live where you love! Choose between homes in Surrey, Vancouver, Squamish, Victoria and Kelowna! Or Choose 2.2 Million in cash! The popular 50/50 draw is back and the jackpot is already over 1 Million! Over 3200 prizes are up for grabs, including The Big Passport Plus that gives you 111 days to win!

For full Prize Home Details check out their website here!


THE LOOKING GLASS FOUNDATION 15TH ANNUAL STARRY NIGHT GALA

April 5th

Rocky Mountaineer Station, 1755 Cottrell Street Vancouver, BC

With your generous support and the dedication of many volunteers, we are creating a community of glowing stars, shining bright with hope for the hundreds of youth and adults who suffer from eating disorders each and every year. Although it may sometimes feel we are just a single star alone in the night, if we step back and look up we realize we are part of something magical. For some it may be difficult to step back and look up, which is why your support is so critical as it helps sufferers and their families to no longer feel alone. With each community member the sky shines a little brighter. On April 5th, 2019 we encourage you to shine bright with us.

Our annual Gala celebration brings those dedicated to ending the tragedy of this disease together with the friends and families who have been touched by it.

Shine Bright with us on April 5th, 2019. Registration is now open!


P!NK: BEAUTIFUL TRAUMA WORLD TOUR

Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

April 5, 2019

Doors: 6:30PM Show: 8:00PM

Tickets (incl. GST) $59.70, $89.70, $119.70, $169.70, $209.70, $259.70
(Plus FMF & Service charges) Tickets available at www.livenation.com 

**GENERAL ADMISSION PIT / RESERVED SEATING / ALL AGES**

After incredible success and demand, esteemed performer and international pop icon P!NK’s  Beautiful Trauma World Tour will extend in to 2019 with an additional 37 spring dates across North America. Produced by Live Nation, the new outing will kick off March 1, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, FL and the highly praised show will make stops in Nashville, New Orleans, San Antonio, Los Angeles, and more before wrapping May 21, 2019 at Madison Square Garden in New York City.

For more info on P!nk and her tour check out her website here!


GERRY DEE – 20 YEARS OF STAND UP CANADIAN COMEDY TOUR

April 6 – 7pm

The Centre in Vancouver, 777 Homer St., Vancouver

Comedian and TV personality Gerry Dee has been making audiences laugh for two decades and to mark the occasion he will embark on a new tour, 20 Years of Stand Up presented by Shopbrain. Dee will take his trademark humour about marriage, fatherhood, and his years as a teacher to 14 cities across Canada.

Tickets for 20 Years of Stand Up will go on sale at www.gerrydee.com.


JIM GAFFIGAN QUALITY TIME TOUR

Abbotsford Centre 33800 King Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2S 8H8

April 11, 2019

Jim Gaffigan is a Grammy nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-time New York Times best-selling author, top touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling father of five. He is known around the world for his unique brand of humor which largely revolves around fatherhood and his observations on life. In addition to his own television show, widely popular stand-up comedy and best-selling books, Jim has guest starred on many television comedies and dramas, ranging from “Portlandia” and “The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” to HBO’s cult hits “Flight of the Concords” and “Bored to Death” to dramatic roles in all three versions of “Law & Order.”  On the silver screen, his credits include Three Kings, Hot Pursuit, Super Troopers, and 17 Again amongst many others. Gaffigan costarred Peter Sarsgaard and Winona Ryder in Magnolia Picture’s 2015 drama, Experimenter.

Tickets are on sale now! Check out his website here!


THE VANCOUVER SUN RUN 2019

April 14, 2019

Downtown Vancouver (Burrard @ Georgia Starting gate)

Vancouver Sun Run Presented by Ford. The Vancouver Sun Run is Canada’s largest 10K road race. Run through a beautiful scenic course that highlights Vancouver’s downtown core at Burrard Street and Georgia Street, the world famous Stanley Park, and Cambie Street Bridge for the final stretch across the bridge to the finish line. Your Vancouver Sun Run experience does not end just outside our host venue, BC Place Stadium; you are encouraged to enter the stadium to enjoy the wrap party along with your family and friends. Celebrate your achievement with live entertainment, the Kids’ Zone, an awards’ ceremony and refreshments.

To register and find out more info check out their website here!


AN EVENING WITH FORMER PRESIDENT BILL CLINTON AND FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON

May 2

Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

CKNW is proud to welcome President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton as they travel North America, participating in live events with audiences from coast to coast. Experience a one-of-a-kind conversation with two individuals who have helped shape our world and had a front seat to the most impactful moments in modern history. From creating policy and working alongside global luminaries, to living through one of the United States’ most controversial and unpredictable presidential elections, they provide a unique perspective on the past, and remarkable insight into the future and where we go from here.

Click here for ticket info!


CHRIS HADFIELD PRESENTS: EXPLORATION – WHERE WE’RE GOING NEXT

May 6, Doors 6:30pm, Show 7:30pm

Orpheum Theatre – 601 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 3L4

Spend an evening with Canada’s most renowned astronaut, Colonel Chris Hadfield as he celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon-Landing by discussing the history and future of exploration

Referred to as “the most famous astronaut since Neil Armstrong,” Colonel Chris Hadfield is a worldwide sensation whose video of David Bowie’s “Space Oddity” – seen by over 75 million people online — was called “possibly the most poignant version of the song ever created”, by Bowie himself. Acclaimed for making outer space accessible to millions, and for infusing a sense of wonder into our collective consciousness not felt since humanity first walked on the Moon, Colonel Hadfield continues to bring the marvels of science and space travel to everyone he encounters.


PRINCE 4 U – A SYMPHONIC CELEBRATION OF PRINCE

May 18, 2019

Abbotsford Centre, 33800 King Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2S 8H8

Live Nation Urban and TCG Entertainment are proud to present the first and only official Estate approved symphonic presentation of Prince’s music, titled 4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince. 4U will present the music of Prince like never before, with a full orchestra. In addition, each show will feature a live band who will perform collectively with the orchestra. 4U will draw from Prince’s singular and extensive music catalog, highlighting many of his greatest hits alongside lesser known gems. Live Nation and TCG Entertainment are working in partnership with acclaimed drummer and creative Questlove to curate the set list and arrangements to be played by the symphony.

For more information check out the website here! Tickets go on sale Friday March 22 here!


 

CHER: HERE WE GO AGAIN TOUR

May 30

Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

Just Announced! Cher’s Here We Go Again Tour has added some Western Canada Tour dates! With Special Guests Nile Rodgers and CHIC. Tickets go on sale through livenation.com.

For more info on CHER and her tour check out her website here!


ANDREA BOCELLI IN CONCERT

June 13

Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

Fresh from the October release of his brand-new album ‘Sì’ and his first recording of all-new material in 14 years, Andrea Bocelli announces a performance at Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena on June 13, 2019. Consisting of two parts – the first half of the evening will include Bocelli performing all of the best known operatic arias, followed by a performance of his most popular hits.

Tickets for this unforgettable performance go on sale at www.livenation.com.

Check out his website here!


COREY HART: THE NEVER SURRENDER TOUR

June 25 – 7pm

Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

Canadian musical icon, Corey Hart has announced the details of his first major arena tour across Canada since 1986. Produced by Live Nation, The Never Surrender Tour kicks off in St. Johns, NL on May 31 (Corey’s Birthday) and will follow the May 3, 2019 release of Hart’s new record Dreaming Time Again. Special guests to be announced soon.

Tickets for The Never Surrender Tour go on sale at www.livenation.com. Fans can visit Corey Hart’s Facebook page for exclusive presale details www.facebook.com/coreyhartofficial.

For more info on his tour check out his website here!


JEFF LYNNE’S ELO LIVE 2019

June 26

Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

CKNW welcomes Jeff Lynne’s ELO to Rogers Arena June 26, 2019!

Known as one of the most iconic forces in music history, Jeff Lynne’s ELO has spent the last two years with a critically acclaimed and chart-topping album, a sold out run of UK and European shows, as well as an induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band has always been known for their epic live shows and with a distinct style that seamlessly and innovatively blends rock, pop and classical, ELO has had more than 20 Top 40 Hits across the U.S. and the U.K., making Lynne’s sweeping productions some of the most recognizable music of the last forty years and helping sell over 50 million records worldwide.

For more info check out the tour page here!


PAUL McCARTNEY: FRESHEN UP TOUR

July 6

BC Place, 777 Pacific Blvd., Vancouver

CKNW welcomes Paul McCartney coming back to Vancouver!

For more info check out the tour page here!


OZZY OSBOURNE NO MORE TOURS 2

July 11

Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy®-winning singer and songwriter OZZY OSBOURNE has announced additional North American tour dates for 2019. For these shows, OSBOURNE will be backed by his longtime collaborators Zakk Wylde (Guitar), Blasko (Bass), Tommy Clufetos (Drums) and Adam Wakeman (Keyboards), with Special guest Megadeth supporting for the entire North American run.

Tickets for the 2019 North American “NO MORE TOURS 2” shows at LiveNation.com and through the Live Nation app.


BACKSTREET BOYS DNA WORLD TOUR 2019

July 27

Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

The Backstreet Boys are thrilled to announce their biggest arena tour in 18 years along with the release of their new album DNA, coming out January 25th on RCA Records. Now available for pre-order, DNA features songs written by Lauv (Charli XCX), Andy Grammer, Stuart Crichton (DNCE) and Mike Sabbath (J Balvin). Tickets for the Vancouver show go on sale at LiveNation.com.


ELTON JOHN FAREWELL YELLOW BRICK ROAD TOUR

September 21 & 22 (SOLD OUT) & 24

Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way, Vancouver

Due to overwhelming demand, superstar Elton John, recently crowned by Billboard as the most successful performing male solo artist of all time, added 25 additional North American concert dates to his sold out Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour.

The Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour kicked off to a sold-out crowd on September 8 in Allentown, PA. Taking the audience on a magical journey through his career, the show features some of Elton’s most beloved songs from his legendary catalogue including, “Bennie and the Jets,” “Rocket Man,” “Tiny Dancer,” and “Philadelphia Freedom.”

JUST ANNOUNCED: A Third Concert Date for September 24 

Check out the tour page for updates and info!