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Archive for the category "music news"

DOA Pledge Music Campaign

December 12th, 2013 @ 1:19pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver has its share of awesome history and food-focused tours but there’s one experience coming up that will be truly unique — a Vancouver Punk Tour. Not only will you have the chance to reach into punk history with this two-hour driving tour around the city, it will be followed by a private D.O.A. concert […]

Moist at the Commodore in Vancouver

December 10th, 2013 @ 1:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Moist was a Discman staple of most good Canadian kids who grew up in Vancouver in the 1990s. Silver, Creature, and Mercedes 5 and Dime heavily rotated on CFOX while kids like me from Surrey would take the SkyTrain, then a bus, to all-ages shows at the Pacific Coliseum. We’d catch triple bills of our […]

Red Robinson Show Theatre to be Renamed The Joint

November 15th, 2013 @ 2:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Although it was announced earlier this year, it’s only recently sunk in that the Red Robinson Show Theatre at the Boulevard Casino will get a new name when the casino changes over to the Hard Rock Casino brand this December. The theatre, named after local rock and roll radio legend Red Robinson — inducted in […]

Sample This Film Screening

November 15th, 2013 @ 11:47am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver is known as being the origin of the California Roll, Greenpeace, the Occupy movement, umbrella etiquette, mass-produced yoga pants, fake snow, and Chinese buffets but did you know that we can add hip hop to the list? As Questlove from The Roots says, “Not everything cool came from Detroit or Muscle Shoals. This came […]

Pemberton Music Festival Announced for July 2014

September 25th, 2013 @ 9:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This morning the Pemberton Music Festival was announced and it will take place on Friday, July 18th through Sunday, July 20th, 2014 in the mountain-side community. This will be a three-day contemporary music festival, near the foot of Mt. Currie in scenic Pemberton, is produced and promoted by HUKA Entertainment in collaboration with the Sunstone […]

KISS Army Depot in Vancouver

July 3rd, 2013 @ 7:52am by Rebecca Bollwitt

There’s always a pop-up store opening up in Vancouver for a season but there’s never been one with as much rock and roll clout as this. Legendary rockers KISS are celebrating the release of their studio album Monster with a month-long Canadian tour and the opening of three KISS Army Depot pop-up shops across the […]

PNE Concerts: Summer 2013

June 12th, 2013 @ 6:19pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Fair at the PNE has announced their concert line-up for the season, bringing in big names and legends for over a dozen performances on top of their regular entertainment and attractions. Running from Saturday, August 17th to Monday, September 2nd (excluding Mondays on August 19th and August 26th) you’ll also be able to enjoy […]

BC’s Best Teen Band Contest

January 14th, 2013 @ 10:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Presented by Youthink magazine, BC’s Best Teen Band contest had over 40 entries this year and the judges have now selected the Top Ten. Online voting is now open so that the public can crown a champion from one of the following acts: Northern Rain: alt-rock band from Surrey Roy Has Fire: alt-rock band from […]