“Free Concerts at Esther Short Park” says the city of Vancouver.
Concerts take place from 6-8pm on Thursday Evenings. While parking isn’t free the concert is. Below is the info on parking and the concert line-up.
Esther Short Park
W. 8th & Columbia
Parking Downtown: On-Street and Off-Street Options. On-Street Parking Options:
The City offers a variety of on-street parking options in downtown Vancouver for visitors, customers, employees and residents, including coin-operated parking meters and card and coin-operated green paystations.
Parking Meters (coins only)
- 15-minute (yellow label)
- 30-minute (red label)
- 1-hour (green label)
- 90-minute (black label)
- 2-hour (blue label)
- 3-hour (orange label)
- 5-hour (silver/white)
- 10-hour (silver/white)
Concerts take place from 6 – 8 p.m. Parking is available at the Vancouver center garage at 601 Columbia St.
Thursday, July 7: NU SHOOZ
NU Shooz played their first gig on June, 21 1979 at Col. Summers Park, Portland Oregon. In 1986 their single “I Can’t Wait” reaches #3 on the Billboard Hot 100. Their second single “Point of No Return” reaches #28. The album Poolside was certified Gold by the RIAA.
Thursday, July 14: Petty Fever
Named Tribute Band of the Year two years in a row, Petty Fever provides a stunning salute to Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, performing over three decades of hits such as American Girl, Free Falling, Breakdown, Running Down a Dream, I Won’t Back Down and many more.
Thursday, July 21: Dancehall Days
With performances in 2015 at San Francisco Ritz Carlton, Nassau Bahamas and Sun Valley Resort the word is out, Dancehall Days is a powerhouse. Performing a wide range of both classic and modern hits, they offer a high-energy experience.
Thursday, July 28: Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
This year The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra celebrates thirty-seven years of providing symphonic music to the community. Its success is due to the talent and commitment of the early conductors and musicians who provided its foundation. Music Director and Conductor Salvador Brotons is in his 25th season with The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Thursday, August 4: Patrick Lamb
Patrick Lamb regularly tours the the world or performs as the ‘saxophonist to the stars’ with with Grammy winners and luminaries like Gino Vannelli, Bobby Caldwell, Jeff Lorber Fusion, Tommy Thayer, Diane Schuur, Bobby Kimball, Alice Cooper, and Smokey Robinson, showing that Patrick is comfortable wherever music may take him.
Thursday, August 11: Stone In Love
Stone in Love performs faithful renditions of classic hits from one of the most beloved rock groups of all time… Journey. Their high energy performance showcases all the hallmarks of the Journey sound – soaring lead vocals, lush four-part harmonies, signature guitar licks, fat keyboards, and driving rhythms.