Former Location –
The Beatles’ first Canadian concert took place in front of 20,261 fans here on August 22, 1964. The support acts were, in order of appearance, The Bill Black Combo, the Exciters, The Righteous Brothers and Jackie DeShannon.
The Beatles performed an 11-song set: Twist And Shout, You Can’t Do That, All My Loving, She Loves You, Things We Said Today, Roll Over Beethoven, Can’t Buy Me Love, If I Fell, Boys, A Hard Day’s Night and Long Tall Sally.
Other notable concerts at Empire Stadium
8/2/1981 – Heart
7/8/1980 – Sammy Hagar
8/11/1979 – Supertramp
8/22/1964 – Jackie DeShannon
8/31/1957 – Elvis Presley
3/6/1957 – Chuck Berry & Fats Domino
East Hastings St.
Vancouver BC V6B 4Y8