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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 […]

WAVES Music Festival for Music Heals

August 17th, 2012 @ 10:00am by Rebecca Bollwitt

This Sunday WAVES Coffee House on Smithe and Howe in downtown Vancouver will launch a new concert series for a cause. Stop by WAVES at 100-900 Howe on August 19th for free live music from local artists and $1 from every purchase made on that day (for coffee, baked goods, etc.) will be donated to […]

PNE Concerts 2012: Olivia Newton John, Rick Springfield, Nick Carter

July 9th, 2012 @ 7:24am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The PNE Concert Series is one of the most highly-anticipated entertainment events in Vancouver. Having successfully wrapped the first annual Summer Playland Festival (“SPF2012″), the PNE has just announced their own line-up for this summer that will include their Summer Night Concerts along with a new afternoon WestJet Family Fun Series concert stage. Photo credit: […]

Make Music Vancouver in Gastown

June 19th, 2012 @ 1:04pm by Rebecca Bollwitt

Vancouver’s historic Gastown neighbourhood has transformed over the years from being part of the city’s original townsite, to a tourist destination, a creative space for living and working, and a current hub of gastronomical delight. It has hosted the Vancouver International Jazz Festival, motorcycle exhibitions, show and shines, and now it will be home to […]

Peak Performance Project 2012: Dominique Fricot

June 7th, 2012 @ 10:28am by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Peak Performance Project (“PPP”) has recently announced its Top 20 finalists for 2012. Now in its fourth year, the program — in partnership with the Music BC Industry Association — is committed to investing in BC music and hands out $320,000 annually toward the development of it’s top artists. Top 20 Finalists Alexandria Maillot […]

Music Monday Canada 2012

May 7th, 2012 @ 10:04am by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s not only #MusicMonday (a weekly theme) on Twitter, it’s also Music Monday across Canada and will see over half a million students lift their voices in song this morning. “Our most important goal with Music Monday is to celebrate the galvanizing power of music in Canada and demonstrate how that power is rooted in […]

Tinhorn Creek Concert Series

April 11th, 2012 @ 11:52am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Tinhorn Creek Vineyards is once again presenting their summer concert series located on a hillside overlooking the South Okanagan’s Golden Mile. The winery’s outdoor amphitheatre will premiere a Canadian concert series on May 26th with The Boom Booms (Peak Performance Project finalists) followed by Acres of Lions on June 23rd, Redeye Empire July 28th, Said […]