For a third year, Music on Main will fill your summer nights with the joy of live music…outdoors!
From August 14-16 & 21-23, 2023, Music on Main returns to Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant Park for six summer evenings of music in the park. What started as a way to share free live music safely outdoors during the pandemic has turned into a beloved annual event, continuing to bring the neighbourhood park the sounds of instruments like the flute, harp, cello, and the voices of Vancouver.
These pop-up musical events return for the peak of summer to allow audiences a chance to relax outside while enjoying the evening’s music that reflects the sounds of Vancouver back to audience members. Become immersed in the gorgeous sounds of a string quartet, original Persian compositions, classical arrangements, and more!
Bring a picnic or pick up something from a local food truck* and spread out a blanket for the evening with your friends, family, while a variety of top-flight musicians and soul-stirring repertoire invite you to take a breath and simply, listen.
The 2023 Music on Main free Summer Pop-Up Concerts include:
Monday, August 14: Raincity Quartet (featuring Brooklyn Wood & Yiyi Hsu, violins; Alex Beggs, viola; and Bruno Quezada, cello)
Tuesday, August 15: Saaz o Raaz (featuring Saina Khaledi, santour; Ali Sajjadi, oud; Ali Razmi, tar; Sharanjeet Singh Mand, sitar; and Sunny Matharu, tabla)
Wednesday, August 16: A quartet featuring; Paolo Bortolussi (flute); Calvin Dyck (violin and accordion); Krystal Morrison (clarinet); and Mark Beaty (bass)
The line-up for the August 21-23 concerts will be announced soon, stay tuned to musiconmain.ca for details.
The free, outdoor, all-ages concerts begin at 6:30pm at Mount Pleasant Park: 3161 Ontario Street (between 15th & 16th Avenues).
*Local food trucks include; Planted, Dos Amigos, TAKENAKA, and Shameless Buns. visit musiconmain.ca for scheduled dates