Music

Joseph D. Rowland of Pallbearer

Invisible orange sales peak as Pallbearer shake “Foundations” at the Biltmore

For those who don’t know, metal shows are about two things: band-shirts and epic hand gestures.

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...
Bullying by Vancouver Opera and Touchstone Theatre. Photo courtesy Tim Matheson

Vancouver Opera and Touchstone Theatre tackle bullying head on

As anyone who’s been up Burnaby Mountain knows, to combat bullying you must stand up to it. Vancouver Opera’s Stickboy and Touchstone Theatre’s Late Company are also confronting and healing bullying.
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...
The Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble. Photo courtesy of Mark Montgomery

“Autumn Flight” celebrates community in historic Chinatown

Composer Alan Lau looks heavenward for inspiration and there he finds a humorous tale of Vancouver's birds, brought to life by the excellent musicians of the Vancouver Chinese Music Ensemble.

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...
Taylor Ho Bynum, cornet

Musical journeys into secret Vancouver

Uncompromising and intimate, private and house concerts are among the best places in Vancouver to hear exciting new music—if you can get an invite.

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...
Dressed in rain gear, Mark Haney's brass band slouched into the cemetery

“11” Questions for Ghosts of Wars Past

Mark Haney’s “11” for brass ensemble uncovers the courage and inter-generational wounds of the Renfrew Heights Veterans Housing Project.