Music

Photography by Craig Fleisch

Photos: Franz Ferdinand plays the Commodore

Lead singer and guitarist Alex Kapranos and his Scottish Indie rock band Franz Ferdinand plays to a sold out crowd at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver.
Raquel Cole wins the Nimbus Recording Competition Finals

Raquel Cole wins hearts and loot at the Nimbus Recording Competition Finals

Up-and-coming musicians meet the up-and-coming music businesspeople.
Regina Carter, violinist

Regina Carter’s violin mixes DNA with Southern Comfort

Regina is indeed a virtuoso violinist, but she keeps her chops on a short leash—it’s the soul of the music that leads.

Ellie Goulding dazzles at the Orpheum Theatre

Adoring fans sang at the top of their lungs with the singer, while capturing the moment with their smartphones.

New music concerts in Vancouver cultivate the sacred, the creative, and the weird

Some people find contemporary music hard to understand, but like the gardens of Vancouver, true beauty resides in making the extra effort.

Bastille rocks Vancouver with two concerts in one day

Despite the fact that London, UK-based indie rock/pop group Bastille debuted their first album less than a year ago, devoted local fans gave the band an intense welcome at the Commodore...
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Fresh new wave of composers and performers lights up stages across Vancouver

There’s been a fresh new wave of composers and performers where new music doesn’t take itself too seriously, yet it's rich, interesting, accessible, and most of all -- intimate.

Three thumbs up for Shattered Cabaret

“Weird” was a word on the lips of most everyone leaving the York Theatre Tuesday night, but you’d think they’d come expressly to get their dose of it.

Young The Giant plays two sold-out shows at the Commodore

Young The Giant's Mind Over Matter tour came to Vancouver played two back-to-back sold-out shows at the Commodore Ballroom. This doesn't happen very often for a band performing at this venue, and it...

The Pink Floyd Experience Tour hits the Commodore

Pink Floyd fans get more than their money's worth in the tribute to one of the world's most legendary bands.