Whistler Summer Concert Series

Summer 2024

Top-tier talent comes together to shine on stage at Whistler Olympic Plaza, with free, outdoor concerts all summer long. A diverse range of Canadian and international performances are set in a stunning landscape. Grab an early dinner from nearby restaurants or opt for takeout to enjoy picnic style. Bring your blanket and settle in on the great lawn, or dance up at the stage to live DJ sets before the headlining performers begin at 7:30. Free transit and bike valet are available for all concert dates.

Monday, July 1

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 6:30
Artist: DJ Foxy Moron

Time: 7:30 PM
Artists: Walk off the Earth
A JUNO Award-winning, multi-platinum musical phenomenon, Walk off the Earth have headlined Red Rocks Amphitheater and Wembley Arena, sold out the historic Sydney Opera House, notched a top-10 single in Canada for 30 straight weeks and made it all the way to the top of the Pop Albums chart in the US. The chemistry between band members Gianni, Sarah, and Joel is infectious and undeniable as Joel’s driving and prolific percussion work and Gianni and Sarah’s remarkable vocal talents continue to exhilarate fans across the globe. Listen now on Spotify


Thursday, July 4

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 6:30 PM
Artist: DJ Peacefrog

Time: 7:30 PM
Artist: Aysanabee
Two-time JUNO award-winning alternative indie artist, Aysanabee is a multi-instrumentalist, producer, and singer-songwriter. He is Oji-Cree, Sucker Clan of Sandy Lake First Nation, a remote community of Northwestern Ontario, Canada. With a swirling mix of indie, soul, and electronic sounds, and pulse-quickening fingerpicking, the music is both hypnotic and melodious and has been compared to Bon Iver, Matt Corby, Hozier, Kim Churchill, and Kings of Leon. Aysanabee made history as the first Indigenous artist to win the JUNO Awards for Alternative Album of the Year and the coveted Songwriter of the Year, for his EP Here and Now. Listen now on Spotify


Friday, July 5

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 6:30 PM
Artist: DJ Whitness

Time: 7:30 PM
Artists: The Sheepdogs
Built on the solid, classic rock foundation of three-part harmonies and dual guitar leads, Canada’s JUNO award-winning Sheepdogs blend Southern rock, groove-based psychedelia, and bluesy barroom swagger into a modern rock and roll revival. From Canadian roadhouses to global music festivals, their on-stage and on-road hours are countless, underscoring their endurance in the music scene. Listen now on Spotify


Thursday, July 11

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 6:30 PM
Artist: DJ Doc Rhythmo

Time: 7:30 PM
Artists: Ibibio Sound Machine
Ibibio Sound Machine’s signature style defies categorization, blending an eclectic mix of genres into a vibrant and infectious sound. Led by the dynamic duo of Eno Williams and Max Grunhard, the band seamlessly fuses elements of Afrobeat, funk, house, post-punk, and disco, creating a kaleidoscopic sonic landscape that transcends cultural boundaries. Themes of unity, empowerment, and political consciousness run deep in their music, reflecting the band members’ diverse backgrounds and global outlook. From the sweaty dance floors of all-night clubs to the sunlit stages of festivals, their electrifying sound promises to captivate audiences and ignite a spirit of joy, hope, and liberation. Listen now on Spotify


Friday, July 12

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 6:30 PM
Artist: DJ Vinyl Ritchie

Time: 7:30 PM
Artists: New Breed Brass Band
New Breed Brass Band’s sound, as showcased in “Made In New Orleans,” is a vibrant fusion of second line music deeply rooted in the rich cultural tapestry of their hometown. Drawing inspiration from diverse sources their music pulsates with joyful chaos and infectious vitality. Infusing the rhythmic versatility of jazz, funk, and hip-hop with the soul of New Orleans’ street culture, they forge a path for 21st-century second lines. New Breed Brass Band invites listeners to join them on a musical journey down the vibrant parade route of their unique sound. Listen now on Spotify

Sunday, August 4 – Sunday Sessions

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 1 – 4 PM
Artists: Various
Sunday Sessions bring festival vibes to the Plaza as major touring acts and talented local musicians come together for afternoon performances. Whistler-based musicians Taylor James and Ryan Harris kick off the inaugural Whistler Summer Concert Series Sunday Session, followed by headliners Gone Gone Beyond and Bahamas.


Thursday, August 8

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 6:30 PM
Artist: DJ Surgeon

Time: 7:30 PM
Artists: Astrocolor
Astrocolor, named Instrumental Artist of the Year at the 2022 Western Canadian Music Awards, pioneers a genre they aptly term AstroJazz. Inspired by jazz, psychedelia, and electronica, their experimental soundscapes evoke the spirit of 90s electronic acts like Air and Massive Attack. With over 10 million streams and national radio play in Canada, Astrocolor’s dynamic live performances have graced prestigious festivals worldwide and continue to push the boundaries of sonic exploration, captivating audiences with their innovative blend of jazz-infused electronica. A guest performance by Kuba Oms will make their Whistler show even more special. Listen now on Spotify


Friday, August 9

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 6:30 PM
Artist: DJ Soul Club

Time: 7:30 PM
Artists: The Suffers
The Suffers’ musical style, showcased in their latest album "It Starts With Love," is a potent blend of Gulf Coast Soul and socially conscious lyricism. Their sound, described as a fusion of 70s R&B, disco, jazz, and contemporary gospel, resonates with audiences as they navigate themes of love, growth, and self-acceptance. Listen now on Spotify


Thursday, August 15

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 6:30 PM
Artist: Dunks

Time: 7:30 PM
Artists: Fort Knox Five LIVE
Fort Knox Five is bringing DC to BC! Known for fusing live instrumentation with electronic production the group helped pioneer a modern funk movement. Founder, DJ, and Producer Steve Raskin, brings a rare Live Band experience to the West Coast, curating an all-star ensemble that combines FK5’s Washington DC roots with some of B.C.’s top musical talent. Expect a night of bass, funk, disco, boogie, house and breaks! Special opening set from Dunks (The Funk Hunters) playing an exclusive all 45 vinyl set to get the vibes going. Listen now on Spotify


Friday, August 16

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 6:30 PM
Artist: DJ Mixmasterfab

Time: 7:30 PM
Artist: Colin James
Colin James, hailing from the prairies of Saskatchewan, has carved a legendary career spanning over 30 years in the Canadian music scene. With a string of accomplishments including 20 studio albums, eight JUNO awards, and induction into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame, James is a true icon. His latest album “Open Road” received critical acclaim, earning him a 2022 Juno Award for best Blues Album. James’ musical style seamlessly blends blues, rock, and swing. James captivates audiences with his electrifying stage presence and unmatched talent as both a guitarist and songwriter. Listen now on Spotify


Thursday, August 22

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 6:30 PM
Artist: DJ ShotSki

Time: 7:30 PM
Artists: Trans-Canada Highwaymen
The Trans-Canada Highwaymen (TCH) is a supergroup consisting of Moe Berg (The Pursuit of Happiness), Chris Murphy (Sloan), Craig Northey (Odds) and Steven Page (ex-Barenaked Ladies). Four guys who have known each other for decades now, all of whom have written songs that have contributed to Canadian culture, like “I’m An Adult Now,” “The Other Man,” “It Falls Apart,” and “Brian Wilson.” The TCH live show includes selections from their album Explosive Hits Vol. 1 along with the Barenaked Ladies, The Pursuit of Happiness, Sloan & Odds tracks everyone knows and loves. Listen now on Spotify


Friday, August 23

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 6:30 PM
Artist: DJ LAZY FNGZ

Time: 7:30 PM
Artists: Ocie Elliott
Victoria, BC duo Ocie Elliott – Jon Middleton and Sierra Lundy – dream up dusty folk painted in broad strokes of acoustic instrumentation and lyrical eloquence meant for nights under the stars, long drives with no destination, and quiet moments of reprieve. After racking up over 15 million combined streams and receiving acclaim from American Songwriter, Atwood Magazine, PopSugar, and more, the pair cement this balance on their 2020 EP, Slow Tide [Nettwerk]. Listen now on Spotify


Thursday, August 29

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 6:30 PM
Artist: DJ Nat Morel

Time: 7:30 PM
Artists: Drag in the Mountains
The Whistler Summer Concert Series is proud to present a family friendly night full of amazing drag performances with stars from Canada’s Drag Race including the winner of Season 4 Venus and stars of Season 2 Kendall Fender and Synthia Kiss. Alongside Vancouver’s Next Drag Superstar winner Androgynass and Genesis, Drag Derby winner Dolly H, Tiffany Ann Co, Bibi Souphresh, Batty Banks Hazel and more!


Friday, August 30

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 6:30 PM
Artist: DJ LDA

Time: 7:30 PM
Artists: Boy & Bear with special guest Boo Seeka
Boy & Bear has attained a level of staying power that most artists could only dream of while maintaining their authentic vision and driving love for their craft. In addition to their five consecutive top 10 albums and over 250 million streams, Boy & Bear’s live show is a uniquely compelling experience that has earned the band a glowing reputation as one of Australia’s most outstanding live acts. Australian electro-pop star Boo Seeka is opening for Boy & Bear on their North American tour and will join the show at the Plaza. Their smooth synths and uplifting beats will get everyone grooving and feeling good. With fellow Australian opening DJ LDA getting the crowd warmed up, this lineup from Down Under is sure to hit the right note in Whistralia! Listen now on Spotify

Sunday, September 1 – Sunday Sessions

Location: Whistler Olympic Plaza
Time: 1 – 4 PM
Artists: Various
Sunday Sessions bring festival vibes to the Plaza as major touring acts and talented local musicians come together for afternoon performances. This long weekend features Sea to Sky-based musicians Little Biggs Band, JennaMae and The Groove Section and Cat Madden, followed by headliner Kim Churchill.

Movies in Olympic Plaza

Experience a variety of free films, spanning from timeless classics to recent releases, amidst the scenic backdrop of Whistler Olympic Plaza on Wednesday and Saturday nights. All movies begin at 8 PM. Don’t forget to bring blankets or low chairs for a cozy evening under the stars.

July 3 & 6: Eddie the Eagle
July 10 & 13: 500 Days in the Wild
August 7 & 10: Next Goal Wins
August 14 & 17: Bob Marley: One Love
August 21 & 24: Mrs. Doubtfire

This is an outdoor event and temperatures in the mountains can change quickly. Please dress accordingly and bring warm clothing and blankets to ensure you stay comfortable throughout the evening.

In the event of bad weather, Movies at Whistler Olympic Plaza may be cancelled to ensure the safety and comfort of all attendees. Cancellations will be announced by 4 PM on the day of the screening. Please check the Resort Municipality of Whistler website for updates before heading to the plaza.

Stay 3+ Nights and Receive a Free $100 Activity Voucher

Stay longer than a weekend this summer, with up to 25% off lodging and rooms from $205 CAD per night. Plus, when you extend your stay to 3+ nights, you'll receive a free Activity Voucher! Top off your time in resort with one of the many fun-filled activities available to book on Whistler.com.

Offer Details:

Book 3+ nights and enter promo code SUMMER2024 at check-out or call 1.800.944.7853 and mention the offer to one of our Travel Consultants when booking.

  • Stay 3 nights or more, receive $100 CAD Activity Voucher
  • Stay 5 nights or more, receive $200 CAD Activity Voucher

Hurry - this offer is available only at Whistler.com while quantities last!

*Activity Vouchers can be used towards activities and/or transportation on Whistler.com. Valid for 3+ and 5+ night stays with arrival dates between May 1 and October 31, 2024. Unused Activity Vouchers expire on October 31, 2024. Vouchers are only available while quantities last.

Whistler’s Summer Concert Series is proudly funded by the Resort Municipality of Whistler and the Province of British Columbia.

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