The Revel District

Indulge your wild in the PNE’s party zone!

Grab a bite or your favourite beverage and sit back for Live music, as the entertainment never stops in the Revel District featuring a bevy of shows on the Coca-Cola Stage including the nightly drag tribute, and a variety of performers on select dates.

Coca-Cola Stage

For the Love of Drag

Daily   |   4:30 / 6:00pm

A tribute show of Legendary Icons. This 30-minute energetic show features a cast of superstar drag queens who not only recreate but duplicate the likenesses of stars ranging from Cher, Tina Turner, Lady Gaga, Madonna and more. Come join us and celebrate drag artistry and world-class DRAG celebrity impersonations.

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Tanner Olsen Band

August 20, 21, 23  |  1:30 & 2:30pm

Nights spent in high school listening to country music at tailgate parties on the banks of the Fraser River near their hometown farming community of Chilliwack, BC is what drew Tanner Olsen, Graeme Fugger and RJ Poland together. While the friends kept in touch while going to university, it was an opportunity to play eight shows in three days at a country fair that allowed the friends to get back to their roots and love of music. From that event The Tanner Olsen Band took flight crafting their sound and performing with their infectious energy all over the West.

With over a half million collective streams to date, they have worked hard to make their mark in the Canadian country music scene.  Winners of the BCCMA Emerging Artist Award (2020) and multiple songwriting and battle of the band wins, their sound and high energy has been compared to the likes of country superstar Morgan Wallen with the grit and harmonies of the Brothers Osborne. Last year they released their debut EP Stretchin’ Denim, along with their new single Treated me Well.

Friends, fun and music is the perfect combination, so make sure you come catch the rising star of the Tanner Olsen Band.

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R&B Allstars

August 20, 21, 23, 27  |  7:30 & 10:00pm

The R&B Allstars are a dynamic 10-piece rhythm and blues band, celebrating over 40 years in the Vancouver music scene. Formed in 1979, the band gained popularity playing venues such as the iconic Town Pump, the Commodore, Richards on Richards, 86th Street as well as being a regular feature at Whistler’s Buffalo Bills. The band enjoyed great radio support in the early years having recorded many singles and a live album, Live at the Five, which is where it all started. More recently the band recorded a CD/DVD set at the Hard Rock Casino.

A few years ago, the powerful vocals of Nathen Aswell were added to those of Joani Bye, with vocal augmentation by Billy Mendoza, Peter Juric and Tim Porter. The funky powerhouse rhythm section features Tim Porter’s searing guitar stylings, Billy Mendoza pounding the bass, keyboard wizard Bill Sample and Rick Hill driving the whole section on drums. Steve Hilliam (tenor sax), Peter Juric (trumpet), Colin Weinmaster (trombone) and Bill Abbott (alto sax) form the outstanding “brass kicking ass” horn section.

The Allstars always enjoy reconnecting with their loyal fans of many years and finding new ones along the way.

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Groove & Tonic

August 24, 25, 26  |  1:30pm & 2:30pm

Vancouver party band Groove & Tonic deliver a high energy performance of R&B, Disco, Funk, Rock and Pop with a repertoire both old school and contemporary. Always engaging, always professional, these musicians showcase their top-notch musicality and infallible grooves. This band makes people get up and dance!

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Dr. Strangelove

August 24, 25, 26  |  7:30 & 10:00pm

Known as “Vancouver’s house-band” after 14 years at The Roxy, first call band to the Canucks and the ability to play at any event big or small, Dr. Strangelove always makes you feel like you are part of the show.

Dr. Strangelove is a highly entertaining, high energy and extremely versatile dance band with 5 talented lead vocalists who can cover everything from Frank Sinatra to Lady Gaga to ACDC. One of the few bands in the city who can confidently take requests all night long, while keeping the dance floor packed, people engaged…and all with a sense of humour!

​With many years of experience, this band of friends continues to light up the stages of Vancouver and beyond as the city’s musical ambassadors.


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August 27  | 1:30 & 2:30pm

August 28 & 30  |  7:30 & 10:00pm

Juno-nominated MAZACOTE is a hard-hitting world/latin band with deep roots in the music of Nicaragua, Mozambique and Colombia. Inspired by Afro-Caribbean percussion and tropical party sounds, they play brass-heavy latin dance beats with a socially conscious message.

Their new politically-charged album PATRIA, on Justin Time/Nettwerk Music, draws upon themes of identity, immigration and resistance, reflecting on the plight of those escaping violence and corruption in Latin America and around the world.

Mazacote performs across the globe at music festivals and dance clubs, bringing their world dance party vibes to audiences of all ages! Recent highlights include headlining the Vancouver International Salsa Festival with New York latin jazz trombone legend Jimmy Bosch, as well as mainstage appearances at the Harmony Arts Festival, Townsite Jazz Festival, Carnaval del Sol,  the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, the Winterruption Arts and Culture Festival and the Global Music Festival.

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Tiller’s Folly’s 25th Anniversary show with special Guests Joel Hanna and VanTap Dancers

August 28 & 30  |  1:30 & 2:30pm

Celebrating their 25th Anniversary, where it all began, at the PNE – west coast Celtic roots band Tiller’s Folly share tales as old as time with a modernly lyrical twist. Inspired by true heroes and villains and backed by their patent mix of acoustic Celtic-influenced roots sound, they tell stirring stories of intrigue and adventure. Across nine Albums, Tiller’s Folly has united communities around the world with songs steeped in Scottish, Irish, American, and Canadian roots music traditions. Their lively songs of war, highwaymen and moonshiners, their ballads of love turned sour and the lonely immigrant’s sorrow and the whimsical west coast sea shanties compel audiences to tap their feet, clap their hands and sing along with gusto. Their global fanbase has fallen in love with timeless hits like ‘Water at the Bar’, ‘Death & Taxes’, ‘Ghosts of Read Island’, ‘Spanish Banks’ and ‘Steamboatin’ Jamiesons’ to name just a few.

Special guest Joel Hanna is hailed as “One of the most exciting dancers to ever step on the world stage,” Joel is a Global artist known for his alchemy with Irish dance, Tap, Flamenco. He performs in legendary venues and for dignitaries like Queen Elizabeth II and United Nations & praised as “Breathtaking” – (BBC), for starring in Riverdance: The Show; Dancing on Dangerous Ground the Royal Variety Performance; Fire of Dance; Revolution: Sweat, Dance, Rock & Roll.

Joining Joel on stage at the PNE are the VanTap Dancers, some of the most gifted up and coming Tap dancers in the city. They have performed for 1000’s of audiences and won numerous awards.

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Side One

August 31, Sept. 1 & 2  |  1:30 & 2:30pm

With bands in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and Seattle, Side One has become not only something totally unique in the event industry, but also the standard that other companies are trying to catch up too. In 8 years, they’ve managed to play almost 2000 events, employ over 150 musicians and audio techs, and be able to play just about every genre of music imaginable to get you on the dance floor.

Side One is about the music and the audience and promises to rock the PNE!

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The Phonix Dance Band

August 31, Sept. 1 & 2  |  7:30 & 10:00pm

If you want to hear Top 40’s popular music you simply turn on the radio, but if you want to see the Classics done right there is no other band but The Phonix! The Phonix are a 9-piece Canadian band from Vancouver BC that play all your Funk Soul R&B classics. Since forming in June 2009, the Phonix has performed at nearly 600 events and festivals. They are a staple in the diets of thousands of funk-lovers thanks to their 8-year residency at the Arts Club’s Backstage Lounge, where they have performed weekly from 2011-2018.

The band’s sound fuses heavy-hitting dance grooves with flashy horn lines, energetic instrumental solos and soaring vocals that will make you want to dance all night. Their music has been compared to the likes of Jamiroquai, James Brown and Tower of Power. “On stage, every single member is equally strong in their musicality and their delivery. This kind of chemistry from a band is a real, rare treat.” – Bill Kolter, Peachfest Entertainment Coordinator.

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The Paperboys

September 3, 4, 5  |  1:30 & 2:30pm

For over a quarter century, The Paperboys have been touring the world and lighting up stages with their free-wheeling blend of influences from Celtic and bluegrass, to Mexican son jarocho, brass bands, and Canadian roots. They’ve been called everything from Cajun slamgrass to worldbeat, they’ve received a Juno award (Canadian Grammy), plus two Juno nominations, released nine albums, and regularly play two-night bills in the Pacific Northwest.

The current lineup of The Paperboys features: Tom Landa on vocals, guitar and jarana (Mexican guitar), original member Geoffrey Kelly on flute/whistles (Geoffrey is also a founding member of Spirit of The West), Kalissa Landa (yes, her and Tom are married) on fiddle/vocals, Brad Gillard on bass/banjo, drummer Sam Esecson, and trombonist Nick La Riviere.

In 2018, for their 25th anniversary the band released a brand-new CD and continue to bring their adventurous vision of Canadian roots music to festivals, dance halls and theatres everywhere, spreading good cheer and great music.

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September 3, 4, 5  |  7:30 & 10:00pm

Introducing Jay Leonard Juatco, Jay Esplana, Jason Nickel, Jonny Holisko and vocalist Kelly Brock, five of BC’s most talented and energetic performers and one of Canada’s most versatile Dance bands. Beyond the razorblade grooves, adrenaline-fueled stage show, and mastery of their art, Trilojay is about the experience of music. With the band’s inspired creativity in their arrangements, the group has something exciting and captivating to emit beyond the boundaries of the stage’s edge. The musicians in this party band are among the elite in the music industry and their goal is to create something new, yet completely familiar to their audience. Outstandingly versatile, quickly adaptable, and attune to the emotion of the crowd, Trilojay is always ready to bring the heat!

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