Concord's New Year's Eve Lineup of Performers

VANCOUVER, December 18, 2018
—Concord's New Year's Eve Vancouver has announced the lineup of performers who will delight and entertain revellers at what will be one of Vancouver's largest New Year's Eve parties.

The event features both ticketed indoor programming as well as free outdoor programming, including an outdoor DJ stage, roving entertainment, food trucks and two incredible fireworks displays! Countdown Central, the all-ages party on the main floor of the Vancouver Convention Centre, will feature performances throughout the night from the ShowStoppers, Nearly Neil & the Solitary Band, Shawn Austin, MEI Screaming Eagles Marching Band, and The Tourist Company. Upstairs in the VIP lounge, The Paperboys and Groove & Tonic will be performing. Both indoor parties will feature fullylicensed bars.

Outdoors on Jack Poole Plaza, a free public party will include performances from DJ Seko, Rico Uno, Kutcorners, and DJ Marvel. There will also be a nearly 20 food trucks on-site offering delicious culinary creations, including Crab Park Chowdery, Japadog, Los Tacos, Reel Mac and Cheese, and a mouthwatering selection of carnival goodies like corn dogs, funnel cakes and mini donuts.

Ticket holders will also get to experience some special "live moments" throughout the event on their smartphone using an app called APPIX. To get the complete live experience, download the APPIX app from the App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android).


102.7 THE PEAK & 93.7 JRfm Indoor Stage:

Time Artist/Performance
7:35 p.m. ShowStoppers
8:05 p.m. Nearly Neil & The Solitary Band
9:15 p.m. Nearly Neil & The Solitary Band
10:15 p.m. Shawn Austin
11:15 p.m. The Tourist Company
12:10 p.m. The Tourist Company

Platinum VIP Stage:

Time Artist/Performance
7:45 p.m. The Paperboys
9:15 p.m. The Paperboys
10:25 p.m. Groove & Tonic

With over 100,000 attendees, Concord's New Year's Eve Vancouver is a family-friendly and fullyinclusive celebration of the biggest night of the year, and includes both a free outdoor celebration at Jack Poole Plaza as well as an electric indoor party, held inside the beautiful Vancouver Convention Centre, with two tiers of tickets currently available for purchase. Tickets are now available at Tickets Tonight and online at www.ConcordsNYEVan.com

Reminder: all TransLink services will be free from 5pm on December 31 – 5am on January 1. People attending the celebrations are advised to take advantage of the free transit as parking near the venue will be extremely limited and there will be road closures near the event. Visit https://vancouver.ca/streets-transportation/roadwork.aspx to find out which routes will be impacted. Attendees are encouraged pack-in and pack-out any garbage that they have and demonstrate safe behaviour while viewing the fireworks.

About Vancouver New Year's Eve Celebration Society (VNYECS)
VNYECS was established in 2013 and is a registered not-for-profit community initiative with a mandate to plan, organize and stage an annual, accessible public New Year's Eve celebration in Vancouver. Members include Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association, Tourism Vancouver, Daily Hive, Starbucks, Vanterre Projects Corp, Vancouver Airport Authority, Boughton Law, and BDO.

About PRP
PRP is an award-winning event company that specializes in creating live content, technical production and branded spaces. PRP designs live experiences that inspire, engage and leave lasting memories. Through three divisions (PRP Sport, PRP Experiential and PRP Events), PRP has produced high-profile events such as the Opening and Closing Ceremonies for the Invictus Games Toronto 2017, the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games as well as multiple Canada Sevens tournaments, Canada Games, Grey Cup halftime shows and the Fair at the PNE. The team at PRP believe that when you love what you do, it shows.


For more information please contact:

Heather McKenzie-Beck
Communications and Events Manager, Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association
heather@dtvan.ca
604-616-0933

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