Archive for the category "music"

Nat Jay Album Release Party

September 17th, 2014 @ 7:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver-based singer/songwriter Nat Jay is releasing her first full-length album All I Think When I Wake Up on September 23rd, celebrating in style with a release party later that week. Recorded in Vancouver at Fader Mountain Sound with Craig Northey, Doug Elliott, and Pat Steward of The Odds as the studio band and produced by […]

Rifflandia Festival Photos: Death Cab for Cutie

September 15th, 2014 @ 9:40pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Rifflandia Festival took over bars, clubs, public spaces, and Royal Athletic Park in Victoria last weekend as dozens of acts like Girl Talk, Serena Ryder, Dragonette, The Skatalites, Dear Rouge, Head of the Herd, Jon and Roy, The Airborne Toxic Event, We Hunt Buffalo, and Death Cab for Cutie entertained audiences of all ages. […]

Rifflandia Festival Photos: The Airborne Toxic Event And More

September 15th, 2014 @ 9:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Rifflandia Festival took over bars, clubs, public spaces, and Royal Athletic Park in Victoria last weekend as dozens of acts like Girl Talk, Serena Ryder, Dragonette, The Skatalites, Dear Rouge, Head of the Herd, Jon and Roy, The Airborne Toxic Event, We Hunt Buffalo, and Death Cab for Cutie entertained audiences of all ages. […]

The Sonics at The Rickshaw in Vancouver

September 15th, 2014 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

When Nardwuar, the most unique and talented music researcher and interviewer of our time, states that his band will be opening up for his favourite band of all time, you should stop what you’re doing and get tickets for that show immediately. On Thursday, October 2, 2014 The Evaporators (with Nardwuar) and The Flintettes will […]

Meteor Over Rifflandia in Victoria

September 14th, 2014 @ 10:27pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Seattle-based Death Cab for Cutie had an out-of-this-world set at the Rifflandia festival in Victoria this past Saturday night when a meteor streaked through the sky during their performance of Long Division. John and I had just left the photo pit and camped out in the back of the enthralled audience when the shooting star […]

Win a Season Subscription to Turning Point Ensemble

September 2nd, 2014 @ 10:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Turning Point Ensemble is a dynamic group of some of Canada’s most exceptional musicians. Vancouver’s premiere chamber orchestra presents three innovative concerts for its 2014/20145 season that are in keeping with the core mandate and strengths of the Turning Point Ensemble presenting bold, distinctive music of the 20th composer/conductor Owen Underhill, Artistic Director. Photo courtesy […]

Archive Photos of the Day: Dal Richards at the PNE

August 14th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There are some great Vancouver entertainers but to me, it’s tough to beat the legendary Dal Richards. Richards is a big band leader, radio host, performer, lyricist, and much more to the many who he has touched with his music and spirit for the better part of the last century. This year marks his 75th […]

Squamish Valley Music Festival Photos: Black Joe Lewis, Tokyo Police Club, Chvrches, The Roots

August 12th, 2014 @ 9:44am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This year Virgin Mobile Presents: Squamish Valley Music Festival was bigger than ever, and we should know. John and I have attended and covered the festival every year since its humble beginnings back in 2010. As each summer passes, it becomes much more than a “good time in a big field” and that was quite […]