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Venue Spotlight : Roger’s Arena

Katy Perry / Photo by Liam Mendes

 

Rogers Arena

Rogers Arena

 

By Seo Yeon Bae (UBC Intern)

 

Lady Gaga, Michael Buble, Katy Perry, Britney Spears, Taylor Swift, Pink, Cher, One Direction, Imagine Dragons, Beyonce, Justin Timberlake and Jay-Z. Can you guess what they have in common? They all have held or will have their concerts at Rogers Arena.

 

Rogers Arena is the home to the Vancouver Canucks, and also serves as one of the biggest venues for major events in Vancouver. The arena can accommodate approximately 18,890 people at once and has welcomed more than 21.6 million visitors since its opening in 1995. Here are some of the major shows coming to Rogers Arena:

 


 

Lady Gaga performing "Glitter and Grease" on The Monster Ball Tour / wikipedia

Lady Gaga performing “Glitter and Grease” on The Monster Ball Tour / wikipedia

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga is having her concert, The artRave: ARTPOP Ball at Rogers Arena on May 30, 2014. Her tour begins on May 4 in Florida, and she visits five more Canadian cities including Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Montreal and Toronto. The tickets went on sale on Dec 9, 2013 and the prices range from $35-200.

 


 

Michael Bublé / Photo by Eva Rinaldi

Michael Bublé / Photo by Eva Rinaldi

Michael Bublé

One of the most well-known Canadian singers began his tour in Finland on February 21, 2014 and will end up in Mexico on Aug 9, 2014. His visit to Vancouver is on June 19-20, 2014. Major cities include New York, Ottawa, Edmonton, Calgary, Sydney, Melbourne and Stockholm. The tickets are on sale now and the prices range from $49-119.

 


 

Lionel Ritchie / Photo by Eva Rinaldi

Lionel Ritchie / Photo by Eva Rinaldi

Lionel Richie

Five-time Grammy winner Lionel Richie has recently announced to extend his global world tour, “All The Hits All Night Long” with a special guest, CeeLo Green. His concerts have sold out in several places including Australia and New Zealand. His tour will kick off at Rogers Arena in Vancouver on May 29, 2014. Ticket prices vary from $325-425 for two people.

 


 

Cher (center), Julianne Hough (right) and Tyne Stecklein (left) in Screen Gems’ BURLESQUE. / Photo by  jonnessa_  via Flickr

Cher (center), Julianne Hough (right) and Tyne Stecklein (left) in Screen Gems’ BURLESQUE. / Photo by jonnessa_
via Flickr

Cher

Cher, an American singer who is also well known as the Goddess of Pop, is having her “Dressed to Kill” Tour from March 22, 2014 to July 11, 2014, for 4 months. The 67-year-old singer will kick off in Phoenix, Arizona. She will visit eight cities in Canada including Toronto, Montreal, Edmonton, Ottawa, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Calgary and Vancouver. Ticket prices vary in great extent from $80 and are available online.

 


 

Katy Perry / Photo by Liam Mendes

Katy Perry / Photo by Liam Mendes

Katy Perry

The 11-time Grammy nominee singer Katy Perry has recently announced “The Prismatic World Tour.” The massive tour includes 46 cities worldwide. She will kick off in Raleigh, North Carolina on June 22, 2014. She will be visiting Vancouver on Sept 9 and 10, 2014. $1 of each tour ticket sold for the North American leg will be donated to UNICEF.