Music

VSO wows gamers with a performance of Symphony of the Goddesses from Legend of Zelda game

On Friday, September 23, gamers and music enthusiasts alike were treated to the latest iteration of the much-loved Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses – Master Quest. The Queen Elizabeth...

Photo Highlights: The Temper Trap plays the Commodore

Photography by Craig Fleisch

Weezer plays at Deer Lake Park

Photography by Craig Fleisch

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”...

"House of Dreams" puts the "chamber" back in chamber music

Tafelmusik plays baroque masterworks in virtual reality mock-ups of their original settings

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...

Odessa-Havana at Chutzpah Fest

Klezmer-Cubano group's fusion roots run deep
Andy Statman

Andy Statman gets standing ovation at Chutzpah opener

Andy Statman grew up just a few miles from my childhood home in New York City's Queens borough. Walking out on stage, he looked uncannily like Rabbi Silverman who drilled me in my Torah portion half...
The Sheepdogs at the Commodore

The Sheepdogs roll out sweet, Jack-and-Coke-breath sounds at The Commodore

When a friend asked me what I was up to on Thursday night, the conversation went like this: "I'm seeing The Sheepdogs at The Commodore." "Who dat?" "Saskatchewan's version of Americana; Creedence...
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