Music and Performing Arts

Your senses will be stirred by harmonious tunes and artistic performances at these venues and events.


Whether you prefer to sit front row at a big concert venue or bring your folding chair to a live performance at the park, Vancouver WA offers a wide variety of entertaining musical events. RV Inn Style Resorts Amphitheater and ilani Casino's Cowlitz Ballroom brings in the nationally-acclaimed headliners. Top country, rock, indie, and rap performers find their way to these Ridgefield venues, just 10 and 15 miles north of downtown Vancouver. Esther Short Park and local wineries invite local bands to play almost every day of the week throughout the summer, while the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra entertains during the cooler months indoors.

Magenta Theater has a performance for every audience: thoughtful plays for an adult crowd, a theater program performing for a kid audience, a comedy improv group with laughs for the whole family, and more. Every fourth Saturday of the month, Kiggins Theatre hosts a live Rocky Horror Picture Show, complete with audience participation and outlandish costumes.

Other performing arts events include Shakespeare in the Park during the summer and renditions of The Nutcracker during the holidays by multiple dance companies in Vancouver. To stay up-to-date with upcoming events, visit our online calendar.

MUSIC & PERFORMING EVENTS

Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra

The Ne Plus Ultra Jass Orchestra is excited to team up with The Historic Trust to bring live music

Play That Goes Wrong

“Play That Goes Wrong” is by Henry Lewis, Henry Shields & Jonathan Sayer, directed by Bryan

Comedy on Tap

Every second Thursday of the month, the historic Kiggins Theatre hosts local and regional stand-up

Floored!

Floored! An Original Play by K.C. Cooper, Directed by K.C. Cooper It’s 2009 and Larry’s in a pickle.

Amelie

Amélie is an extraordinary young woman who lives quietly in the world but loudly in her mind. She

The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley

The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley By Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon Gunderson and Melcon once

Wiggles & Giggles Presents ANTS ANTS ANTS!

Columbia Play Project presents Wiggles & Giggles returns to the Kiggins in 2023 with an exciting

Wiggles & Giggles Presents JW Magic

Columbia Play Project presents Wiggles & Giggles returns to the Kiggins in 2023 with an exciting

Wiggles & Giggles Presents Red Yard

Columbia Play Project presents Wiggles & Giggles returns to the Kiggins in 2023 with an exciting

BIG NAMES COMING TO VANCOUVER

Matchbox Twenty

After a successful solo run on the road, Rob Thomas is once again returning to Matchbox Twenty for a

Hank Williams Jr. & Old Crow Medicine

Grab all your rowdy friends because a prodigy and legendary, singer, songwriter, and Country Music

Paul Anka - Greatest Hits: His Way!

One of the most successful singer/songwriters in music, with well over 500 songs to his credit and

Nickelback: Get Rollin' Tour

Lineup Nickelback Brantley Gilbert Josh Ross

Eric Church: The Outsiders Revival Tour

LINEUP Eric Church Jelly Roll Hailey Whitters

 

 

 

 

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