PNE 2012 Summer Nights Concert Line-Up

Summer Playland Festival warmed up the outdoor concert season


Coming on the heals of a fun, successful and sunny Summer Playland Festival, the Pacific National Exhibition unveiled a great line up for its Summer Night Concert series.
PNE Summer Night Concerts have become one of the most popular concert series in the city, with a wildly diverse range of artists, an eclectic mix of country, rock and 80’s pop, set to play, this summer is sure to prove another blockbuster. A new addition this year, The Fair brings in afternoon family friendly entertainment as the first WestJet Family Fun Series makes its debut, building on the popularity of the Summer Night series. Both Summer Night Concerts and Westjet Family Fun Series are free with admission to The Fair at the PNE

Summer Nights Concerts truly have something for everyone; Olivia Newton-John (Let’s Get Physical, Grease), American rock band, with big Vancouver ties, Heart (Barracuda, What About Love) and 80’s hearthrob Rick Springfield (Jessie’s Girl) lead the way for older fans and pass the torch to younger fans for ‘Backstreet Boy’ heartthrob Nick Carter, HANSON, Colbie Caillat & Gavin DeGraw, Allstar Weekend and Our Lady Peace to take the stage. Country fans won’t be disappointed with

Joe Jonas played Summer Playland Festival. Heartthrobs for all generations play Summer Nights Concert & WestJet Family Fun Series

Emerson Drive and Chad Brownlee rounding out the lineup.

Summer Night Concert Schedule
August 18: Heart
August 19: Emerson Drive
August 20: Juice Newton
August 21: Nick Carter
August 22: Allstar Weekend
August 23: Our Lady Peace
August 24: Rick Springfield
August 25: Colbie Caillat and Gavin DeGraw
August 26: The Manhattan Transfer
August 27: Down with Webster
August 28: HANSON
August 29: Tower of Power
August 30: Chad Brownlee
August 31: Trooper
September 1: Prism
September 2: Lifehouse
September 3: Olivia Newton-John

Victoria Duffield played SPF 2012 and will return for Westjet Family Fun Series


The WestJet Family Fun Series will take place every afternoon at 2:00 pm on the WestJet Concert Stage. A fun-filled line-up of family friendly fare entertains The Fair; popstars Victoria Duffield, Shawn Desman, Tyler Medeiros, Next Star Winner Charlie, Ellen protege Greyson Chance share the stage with alumni from the Star Trek series, an Elvis tribute and kids faves Lambchop and the Doodlebops.

WestJet Family Fun Series Schedule:
August 22: Tyler Medeiros
August 23: Charlie (YTV’s The Next Star)
August 24: Star Trek Stars: Come and meet Brent Spiner and Marina Sirtis
August 25: Aloha Elvis! with Red Robinson
August 26: A Lamb Chop Celebration!
August 27: Victoria Duffield
August 28: Doodlebop’s Musical Playdate
August 29: Greyson Chance
August 30: Shawn Desman
August 31: Les Noces Gitanes
September 1: R5
September 2: Princess Jubilation! A Musical Coronation





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