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Matisyahu: rockin’ the heart of reggae

You’ve probably never seen an Orthodox Jew headbang unless you’ve been to a Matisyahu concert. His hair a little silver, beard covering his face, he seems wise beyond his 31 years, but can still...

Francis and the Lights set to illuminate Vancouver

Left field funk pop act Francis & the Lights is hoping to win over skeptics when it supports national hero Drake at The Centre For Performing Arts on Tuesday.

Canadian singer Joel Plaskett at The Garage in London

For the month of July, Relentless Garage saw Joel Plaskett return to England for a residency of three shows to tie in with the UK release of his album Three To One. On top of that,...

Canada Blast: Dan Mangan live in London, UK

After celebrating Canada Day in Vancouver for the last two years, spending it in London, England wasn’t really what I had in mind. But luckily we had the likes of Dan Mangan for company along with 25...

Vince Vaccaro live performance

Born in Montreal, and raised in Victoria, Vince’s destiny was set at the impressionable age of six after watching Chuck Berry on television. From that moment onward, he knew that one day, he would be...

Jamie Cullum Brings Class to the Commodore

With the release of his new album, The Pursuit, Jamie Cullum and crew arrived in town on Saturday night for the sold out Vancouver stop of their North American tour.  The Commodore was bursting...

Gomez Brings It On at the Orpheum Theatre

The Orpheum Theatre was a perfect venue for the British indie five-piece band Gomez whose musical journey started  in 1998 in England when their first album ‘Bring It On’ won the prestigious...

Jasper Sloan Yip Unveils a New Album Entitled "Every Day and All At Once"

 Jasper Sloan Yip's album launch party launch was held at a packed Cafe Deux Soleils on Commercial Drive last Saturday night.  Cafe Deux Soleils offered the perfect venue for Jasper and his...

From East Coast to West Coast: Bear Hands Finally Comes to Vancouver

I must admit, I have been waiting quite some time for Bear Hands to come to Vancouver. After discovering them on RCRDLBL.com back in 2008, I became giddy at the thought of finding a band so good and s

Vancouver 2010 Games Bring a Mix of Musicians to an Eclectic and Vibrant Neil Young Homage at Queen Elizabeth Theatre

Canadian music icon Neil Young did not show up on the second night of a tribute concert in his honour, but the sold out crowds at Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre didn’t seem to mind.  The...
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