Craig Fleisch

Lights performs an acoustic set for 100 lucky fans as hmv re-opens on Robson

It's been almost three years since hmv's flagship store shut its doors to the Vancouver public. Monrday, hmv re-opened its doors on Robson  just a few blocks west of the old location. To...
Vance Joy photos by Craig Fleisch

Vance Joy plays two sold out shows at the Commodore

Vance Joy took the stage Sunday for two sold out back to back shows at the Commodore Ballroom, and was received with open arms. The 26-year-old Melbourne, Australia native has had an...

There's something in the air, an evening with Airborne Toxic Event

There was something in the air when Airborne Toxic Event played at Vancouver's Commodore Ballroom. It all began with a simple song, 'Bohemian Rhapsody' by Queen. Prior to Airborne's performance this...

Minimalist stage highlights Bahamas' phenomenal music

If you're looking for a review on the island country in the Atlantic ocean better try your local trip advisor. However, if you'd like to know more about Afie Jurvanen also known as Bahamas ...

Vancouver welcomes Hozier with open arms at sold out Commodore Show

When 24 year old Andrew Hozier-Byrne first popped onto the scene in 2013 with his single "Take Me to Church" debuting on YouTube, the video went viral.  Racking up near 14 million views, and...

Back and fabulous: Lilly Allen on top of her game in Vancouver

Lilly Allen and her dancers having fun on-stage.

Sold-out crowd tessellates to Alt-J at the Orpheum

Apart from the simplicity of their name Alt-J (also known as ∆), the UK quartet are anything but simple. Their music intricately weaves multiple musical genres together with elements of indie...

Die Antwoord in Vancouver: photos

Die Antwoord proudly showed their colours at their PNE performance in Vancouver. Both Yolandi and Ninja for the South African rap group came on-stage decked in their usual prison-garb orange...

Sam Smith makes his Vancouver debut

Just shy of 22 with a soulful voice of man way beyond his years, Sam Smith has taken the world by storm over these past two years. You would never know from his baby face that his voice is...
La Roux odd look

La Roux’s new hairstyle rouses speculation at the Commodore

A gravity-defiant wave of hair washed over her head, coloured in such a way as to spark existential doubt: La Roux ou La Fraise-Blond?