Archive for the category "music news"

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 […]

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: […]