Archive for the category "music"

A Night Out for Music Heals at The Rickshaw

February 24th, 2015 @ 7:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The bar and nightclub industry will join together to support music therapy efforts in Canada during the 4th annual A Night Out for Music Heals, happening in over a dozen cities across Canada on March 7th. When you head out to one of over 40 participating venues, $1 from your cover will go directly to […]

Squamish Valley Music Festival Lineup: Mumford & Sons, Drake, Sam Smith

February 19th, 2015 @ 10:16am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Virgin Mobile Presents Squamish Valley Music Festival this August 7th, August 8th and August 9th in Squamish, BC. Bringing some of the world’s biggest artists up the Sea to Sky, along with celebrating a lot of local BC talent, over 70 artists will join the three headliners Mumford & Sons, Drake, Sam Smith for three […]

The Suffers’ Recipe for Success

February 18th, 2015 @ 8:17pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

“This is 2015, this is what soul music is,” Adam Castaneda of Houston’s The Suffers told me last night at the Sunset Tavern in Seattle. The 10-member band is currently on a West Coast tour to spread their Gulf Coast Soul sound to those hungry for real, exciting, and energizing live music. Somewhere along the […]

Cobra Ramone Album Release Party

February 9th, 2015 @ 11:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver-based Cobra Ramone, a blues and rock vixen who raised over $17,000 through an Indiegogo campaign, is releasing her album Bang Bang on Friday, February 13th ahead of a Western Canadian tour. New Jersey-born, Vancouver-based Cobra Ramone is a rock ‘n’ roll vixen jacked up on a blend of grit, gunpowder and Jack Daniels. An […]

#SingItFwd with K-os, Hey Ocean, Dear Rouge, Bear Mountain

January 5th, 2015 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

#SingItFwd is a local charity concert like no other, bringing together renowned acts for an acoustic evening to raise funds for Saint James Music Academy in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. This year’s lineup, presented by 102.7 The Peak and The Vogue Theatre on January 8th, includes K-os, Hey Ocean!, July Talk, Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer, […]

Pemberton Music Festival Dates for 2015

December 11th, 2014 @ 8:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We fell in love with a new festival last summer, along with 30,000 other people in the shadow of Mount Currie, in a field off Highway 99. From Nine Inch Nails to the Flaming Lips and Snopp Dogg, food carts and water slides, Trailer Park Boys and Bob Saget, ziplines and VIP cabanas, Pemberton Music […]

Win Tickets to the Grey Cup Festival Concert Series

November 10th, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Grey Cup Festival is coming to Vancouver, celebrating the 102nd Grey Cup championship and the very best in Canadian football. From Wednesday, November 26th until Sunday, November 30th — the day of the big game — downtown Vancouver will be hopping with concerts, team events, receptions, galas, and free family activities. Grey Cup Festival […]

Strike A Chord: A Benefit For Music Heals

October 2nd, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Music Heals, the charitable foundation formed to fundraise for music therapy and related services across Canada, is hosting a special gala evening of memorable entertainment, food, drinks, dancing, and of course music on October 23rd. Strike A Chord: A Benefit For Music Heals will directly benefit music therapy programs in our community. What: Strike A […]