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Pemberton Music Festival Dates for 2015

December 11th, 2014 @ 8:42am by Rebecca Bollwitt

We fell in love with a new festival last summer, along with 30,000 other people in the shadow of Mount Currie, in a field off Highway 99. From Nine Inch Nails to the Flaming Lips and Snopp Dogg, food carts and water slides, Trailer Park Boys and Bob Saget, ziplines and VIP cabanas, Pemberton Music […]

Strike A Chord: A Benefit For Music Heals

October 2nd, 2014 @ 10:14am by Rebecca Bollwitt

Music Heals, the charitable foundation formed to fundraise for music therapy and related services across Canada, is hosting a special gala evening of memorable entertainment, food, drinks, dancing, and of course music on October 23rd. Strike A Chord: A Benefit For Music Heals will directly benefit music therapy programs in our community. What: Strike A […]

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 […]

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 […]