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PNE Fair releases 2019 entertainment lineup

Darpan News Desk, 22 May, 2019

    Once again, British Columbia’s most beloved summer event is showcasing a diverse entertainment lineup featuring appearances by internationally acclaimed musicians and performers as well as custom designed programming created specifically for the PNE Fair!

    Summer Night Concerts
    PNE Fair goers will enjoy sensational performances this year featuring some of music history’s biggest names in Pop, Rock, and R&B.

    The Summer Night Concerts will run every evening the Fair is open, starting on Saturday August 17th in the PNE Amphitheatre, and are FREE with admission. Superfans can acquire reserved seating at each of the shows: visit www.pne.ca for more details.

    None other than everybody’s favourite rock legend Billy Idol is gracing the PNE summer concert stage for the first time ever. STYX, who has more than four decades of barn-burning chart hits to draw from, will be performing as well. Another superstar joining the PNE summer concert line-up for the first time is Smokey Robinson, a former record executive and legendary R&B artist who has been inducted into the Kennedy Center for his countless contributions to the music scene.

    Mötley Crüe fans won’t be disappointed as the sultry sounds of Vince Neil, their lead singer and frontman, is part of the PNE concert billing this season performing all the Motley Crue hits. Returning to represent the Great White North again this year, is Canadian rock legend Burton Cummings who will bring his world-class talent to entertain PNE Fair crowds. And for the first time ever, the PNE Fair welcomes iconic Canadian country-rock band Blue Rodeo. Canadian Blues icon Colin James is also coming back to the PNE this year.

    On top of the great Canadian talent this year, the PNE Fair is ecstatic to announce the return of Rock & Roll Hall-of-Famers ZZ Top on their 50th Anniversary Tour. No summer concert series would be complete without the inclusion of The Beach Boys.

    But it’s not just the rock fans who can get their fill at the Summer Nights Concerts, R&B legends TLC will be closing out the series playing all their hits on their 25th anniversary tour. The four-time GRAMMY®Award-winning group will dazzle the crowd with iconic hits like Waterfalls, No Scrubs and Creep.

    Returning after their capacity-crowd concert performance last year is I Love the 90’s but this time with a whole new lineup. Vanilla Ice, Montell Jordan, Biz Markie and Rob Base will be bringing the house down with their hits. And joining the 90s hit train will be 90s rock icons Collective Soul and Gin. R&B and hip-hop fans are going to get all they can handle thanks to Hammer’s House Party. Legendary acts MC Hammer and Bobby Brown are bringing all their chart-topping, club-favourite hits.  This year’s summer concerts roster wouldn’t be complete without the addition of R&B vocal group 98 Degrees. Finally, world-renowned reggae stars UB40 are marking their 40th anniversary with a world tour.

    New 2019 Entertainment and Attractions

    The Superconscious Experience of Reveen
    Pacific Coliseum, Daily 7:30pm

    Electric Fire – A Nightly Pyro Musical Finale
    Festival Park, 10:15pm

    Snap Happy: A Do-It-Your-Selfie Experience
    Rollerland, Daily 11am to 11:00pm FREE with admission

    Game Changer Exhibit - Discover the Evolution of Video Games
    Garden Auditorium, Daily 11am to 10:30pm FREE with admission

    Super Action Academy
    BCAA Toon City Stage, Daily

    Blue’s Dance Party
    BCAA Toon City Stage, Daily

    Family Flix
    BCAA Toon City Stage, Daily

    The Revel District
    Revel District, Daily


    Revel District Stage

    For the Love of Drag
    Revel District, Nightly
    Tuck Entertainment presents a menagerie of drag queens nightly on-stage serving outrageous looks and fierce performance to some of your favourite pop songs. Come experience these divine queens for yourself.

    Mike Wood Comedy
    Revel District, Daily
    Canadian Comedian has been making audiences across Canada laugh since 1994. Mike honed his craft and has become well-known for his smart and dry sense of humour.

    Mama Lou, Strong Woman
    Revel District, Daily
    The only Strong Woman performing in the Northern Hemisphere, Mama Lou dazzles audiences with her feats of strength and legendary sense of humour.

    PNE Fair - Returning Favourites

    The President’s Choice SuperDogs
    Pacific Coliseum, Daily
    12:30pm; 2:30pm; 6:00pm

    PNE Prize Home
    Daily, West of Agrodome
    Prize Home tickets are available as follows: two tickets for $25, six tickets for $50, and 15 tickets for $100. The 2019 Grand Prize Home Package is valued at more than $2 million.

    Knights of Valour
    Agrodome, Daily

    Dueling Pianos
    Revel District Piano Bar, Nightly


    Festival Park

    Canada Showcase
    Festival Park, Daily 12:00pm; 2:00pm; 5:00pm
    Join us at the Coca Cola Stage for a cultural mosaic of dynamic dancers, exhilarating musical performers and other special guests! This celebration of Canada’s diverse cultural landscape will delight fair-goers of all ages and backgrounds.

    Museum of Glass – Mobile Hot Shop
    Festival Park, Daily
    The Hot Shop Team will demonstrate the fascinating process of creating works of art from molten glass each day of the Fair. Guests will learn the characteristics of glass, and how its properties make it possible for molten glass to be blown and shaped.

    Festival Park Nights
    All sets: 7:00 pm – 8 pm & 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm
    Enjoy nightly live music from performers such as Vancouver’s Legendary R&B Allstars, Groove & Tonic, Ten Souljers and Moon Coin Show.

    Roving PNE PEP Band
    Daily, Throughout Fairgrounds
    Back by popular demand, this roving and energetic dance group and 12-piece brass and percussion band will pump up the crowd with their renditions of some of your favourite pop songs.

    Dinosaur Stomp – A Roaring Adventure
    Daily, Italian Gardens 11:00am to 11:00pm
    This outdoor exhibit will offer guests a spectacular and representative snapshot of 15 different dinosaurs that roamed the Earth during the Jurassic and Cretaceous Periods.

    For more information about PNE Fair visit: www.pne.ca

     

     

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