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Wilco, Sam Roberts Band, Damian Marley and many more to play free shows on LiveCity Yaletown Stage in David Lam Park for 2010 Olympics

Chicago band, Wilco, is coming to Vancouver on February 13th. This free concert starts at 9pm at David Lam Park, right on the seawall.

I've been hearing good things about Wilco for a while and when I finally checked them out, I didn't know how I ever lived without them.

Wanna know who else will be giving a freebie? Sam Roberts Band is playing LiveCity Yaletown on February 20th at 9:30 PM.

Check out the full schedule here:

More free shows for Olympic celebrations include...

Malajube @ 8pm on the 15th 

Alexisonfire @ 9:30pm on the 16th

Corb Lund @ 9:30pm on the 17th

Keshia Chante @ 8pm on the 18th

Deadmau5 @ 9:30pm on the 19th

Jully Black @ 9:30pm on the 20th

Colin James @ 9:30 on the 21st

Constantines @ 8pm on the 22nd

Damian Marley @ 9:30pm on the 23rd

illScarlett @ 6:30pm on the 25th

Matt Mays @ 6:30pm and then Blue Rodeo @ 9:30pm on the 27th


What an awesome lineup of big names. Where is this magical stage? At the crux of Pacific Boulevard and Drake Street.


Some pretty cool acts are headlining at the Whistler Victory Ceremonies but you can only get tickets if you live between Squamish and Mount Currie. Do you need to show a recent magazine subscription to get a ticket? 

February 13th: All American Rejects

February 14th: Estelle

February 15th: Pierre Lapointe

February 16th: Feist

February 17th: Our Lady Peace

February 18th: Deadmau5

February 19th: Hedley

February 20th: Stars

February 21st: OneRepublic

February 22nd: DEVO

February 23rd: The Fray

February 24th: Jet

February 25th: The Roots

February 26th: K'Naan

February 27th: Usher


I also have heard some underground news of a surprise Coldplay concert in Vancouver during the Olympics. Wonder if it is reliable.


Unrelated to but coinciding with the Olympics are:

February 12th: Kid Koala, Great Northern Way Campus

February 15th: City and Colour, Q.E. Theater

February 17th: Feist w/ Gonzales, Orpheum

February 19th: Stars w/ Hey Rosetta!, Orpheum

(MAY BE SOLD OUT) February 20th: Chromeo, Great Northern Way Campus

February 23rd: K'Naan & Tinariwen, Orpheum

...and finally one of my favourites (I'll be there for sure)

February 24th: Four Tet, Biltmore



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