Behind the scenes, we’ve been working hard and dedicating our time to making a safe return of events in 2022. And so more than ever, we are thrilled to be able to invite everyone back to the Arena and into a calendar year lined up with all your favourite artists. Things are going to look a little different at the Arena, and we’re truly excited to welcome you back to join us as we take this opportunity to reinvent ourselves. So hit the ground running in 2022, here are 7 confirmed concerts to look forward to at the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre:
1) Glass Animals: Dreamland Tour
DATE: March 10, 2022
Kicking off the concert season at UBC, Glass Animals announced their North American “Dreamland Tour” back in May. The tour starts on August 30th and takes the band across North America well into 2022, including a stop here in Vancouver on March 10. Listen to their hit songs Heat Waves and Gooey. Also, check out the Glass Animals website for a little throwback to 90’s Microsoft Windows! Tickets are now on sale.
2) Olivia Rodrigo: SOUR Tour
DATE: April 7, 2022
Get excited for the Grammy-nominated, critically acclaimed singer/songwriter, Olivia Rodrigo, to hit Vancouver on April 7th and tour more than 40 major cities across North America and Europe on her SOUR Tour! Fresh off her win as “New Artist of the Year” at the American Music Awards, the tour announcement caps off Rodrigo’s banner year, which, most recently saw her earn her seven nominations for the 2022 Grammy Awards making her the second-youngest artist in Grammy history to score nods in each of the Big Four categories in the same year.
3) Royal Blood: North America Tour 2022
DATE: April 29, 2022
Keep your dancing shoes on, Royal Blood are also back in April! And their future starts here. Brighton duo Royal Blood are delighted and thrilled to the core to announce their North America Tour in 2022! Though the pandemic had delayed the release of the new album, Typhoons, no worries, they say: more time to refine, distill, perfect.
4) KALEO: Fight or Flight Tour
DATE: MAY 9, 2022
The wait is finally over to see Grammy-nominated rock band KALEO! Initially set for the summer of 2020, the newly announced dates for the worldwide tour’s North American leg are now on sale. KALEO released their highly-anticipated album, Surface Sounds, this past April.
5) Avril Lavigne: Bite Me Canada Tour 2022
DATE: May 24, 2022
Avril Lavigne‘s first Canadian headline tour in over ten years is kicking off in early May and making a stop in Vancouver on May 24th. 2022 also celebrates the 20th anniversary of Avril’s iconic and ground-breaking diamond-selling album “Let Go”. “I’m so excited to come home and rock out with you Canada! I can’t wait to see you in person this Spring!”, shares Avril.
6) HAIM: One More HAIM Tour
DATE: June 10, 2022
HAIM, the acclaimed Southern California-bred sister act have announced their North American tour for Spring and Summer 2022 in support of their latest album ‘Women In Music Pt. III.’ Promoted by Live Nation, the band will kick off the 27-date One More HAIM Tour on April 24th in Las Vegas, NV, and hit major cities across North America including Vancouver on June 10th.
7) 5 Seconds of Summer: 2022 Tour
DATE: June 11, 2022
Finally, 5 Seconds of Summer’s 27-city tour kicks off on June 11th at Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre making stops across North America in Phoenix, Nashville, Boston and more before wrapping up in St. Louis, MO at Saint Louis Music Park on July 24th.
We are truly excited to invite you back into our new concert season. Rest assured we’re counting the days until we can see you again! Remember to follow us on Twitter, Instagram & Facebook to stay up-to-date on the latest updates!