Vancouver is filled with great culture. Explore it.

You know when you open up The Georgia Straight to find out what’s happening in Vancouver and end up feeling totally overwhelmed? Well Music on Main’s Culture Calendar is here to help! Artistic Director David Pay has carefully chosen a list of super events to experience in Vancouver. more…

Whether you’re looking for a theatrical diversion or a blockbuster art show, some new dance or a classical concerto, the Culture Calendar is a list of must-see events that you’ll be happy to experience. Check back whenever you’re looking for a hit of culture; Dave updates his picks whenever he hears of something intriguing. less…

culture calendar

interesting things going on in the community...

The Kessler Academy

Jun 03, 2017

Pyatt Hall (VSO School of Music)

The Microcosmos Quartet leads the third annual performance of The Kessler Academy: an orchestral performance by rising young string professionals and advanced students.

REVOLUTION: Engaging Human Creativity

Jun 08, 2017

VSO School of Music and The Annex

The BC Alliance for Arts + Culture is proud to present their 2017 annual conference with the theme REVOLUTION: Engaging Human Creativity.

In Tune 2017

Jun 08 - 18, 2017

Various Granville Island Venues and The Post at 750

As Canadian musicals are gaining national and international attention, In Tune remains the place to see sneak peeks before they go on to world premieres.


Rebecca Wenham, cello & Jane Hayes, piano

Jun 13, 2017

Frankie's Italian Kitchen & Bar

Please join us on June 13 for a fundraising concert. You won’t want to miss this evening of gorgeous classical music in the welcoming, intimate setting of Frankie’s Jazz Club.

Vancouver International Jazz Festival

Jun 22 - Jul 02, 2017

Various Venues

This annual festival covers a wide spectrum of jazz, blues, world, creative, and improvised music.

Vancouver Mural Festival

Jun 24 - Aug 12, 2017

Various locations in East Vancouver.

Tours take you through Vancouver’s largest display of public street art, with tours showcasing some of the beautiful murals that have transformed Mt. Pleasant and False Creek Flats.

k.d lang

Aug 16, 2017

Orpheum Theatre

k.d lang returns to the stage in celebration of her first love, promising to take her music to new heights on this brand new cross-Canada tour.

ISCM World New Music Days 2017

Nov 02 - 08, 2017

Various Venues

Canada welcomes the world with the International Society for Contemporary Music World New Music Days 2017.