Craig Fleisch

Photo Highlights: Collective Soul shines at the Commodore Ballroom

Collective Soul is back on tour after a six year hiatus.They are promoting their latest album called 'See What You Started by Continuing'. Vancouverites were lucky to catch the band only three stops...
Paul McCartney performs at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, April 20, 2016

The man, the Beatle, the musical legend: Paul McCartney plays for 3 hours at Rogers Arena

Seventy three years young and still rocking out, Paul McCartney came to impress his loyal fans both young and old at Rogers Arena. The Vancouver portion of his One on One world tour spanned over two...

Wolfmother makes a big comeback with sold-out Vancouver concert

After a long hiatus, Wolfmother played a sensational set that shook the soul of the sold out Commodore. Vancouver was their last North American stop on Friday night (April 1) for the “Gypsy Caravan”...

The Response, Deep Sea Diver, Radiation City at The Biltmore Cabaret

The Response (New Zealand-turned-Vancouverites version of The XX), whom I'd (regretfully) never heard of before last night's Biltmore show,  are the first band to introduce me to a foot...

Singing It Forward: Dear Rouge, K-OS, Five Alarm Funk and more at the Vogue

I call myself a music enthusiast, but I am beyond embarrassed that this was my first year attending the 5-year-running benefit festival Sing It Forward, hosted by the Vogue Theatre this week. The...

Muse 'drones' on and on, leaving fans wanting more

Muse touched down in Vancouver and with them an arsenal of drones. I've had the opportunity to see them live three times prior and I can honestly say that they put on one of the best live shows I've...

Half Moon Run Review

Have you ever loaded a canoe off the coast of O’ahu, packed with only a few litres of water, a sh*tload of red wine and some beef jerky, setting weak-armed paddles for Rabbit Island? Me neither...

Dearest Rouge: Vancouver does love you.

A vast land with a proportionately small population, Canada sometimes gets forgotten as a true contender on the spectrum of competitive talent. So, I am exceedingly proud that Dear Rouge, the local...