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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 […]

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 […]

Mark Kleiner Power Trio at Fox Cabaret in Vancouver

August 7th, 2014 @ 1:44pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Mark Kleiner photo by Garth Murphy Mark Kleiner could write the definitive guide to being in a indie glam rock band in Vancouver in the 1990s and it would be something far more insightful and entertaining than a BuzzFeed-esque mega list with animated GIFs — although his bright orange Wally’s Burgers t-shirt would have to […]

CBC Musical Nooners Summer 2014

July 21st, 2014 @ 3:14pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

CBC Musical Nooners are back for the 5th year, providing free lunchtime entertainment outside of the CBC Vancouver broadcast centre on Hamilton Street. Monday to Friday (until August 22nd) you can catch a great variety of some of the best local bands Vancouver has to offer between 12:00pm and 1:00pm. Photo credit: Steve Chou on […]

Pemberton Festival Photos Saturday: Snoop Dogg, Deadmau5, The Flaming Lips

July 20th, 2014 @ 6:07pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Saturday at Pemberton Festival was the busiest to date on the festival grounds, with crowds well exceeding those that flocked to the stages on previous days. The back-to-back lineup of entertainment on all six stages, including Laugh Camp with some of North America’s most popular comedians, had concert-goers on their feet almost constantly as they […]

Pemberton Festival Photos Friday: Nine Inch Nails, Blondie, Grimes

July 19th, 2014 @ 2:38pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

We hopped off the shuttle at the impressive Pemberton Festival grounds yesterday and immediately stopped to take in the panoramic view. Mount Currie on one side, evergreen-covered slopes on the other, vast green fields, and stages in every corner pumping out crowd-pleasing beats. Photo credit: John Bollwitt for Miss604.com Pemberton Festival officially began on Wednesday […]