Music

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.

Fanfarlo delivers a smorgasbord of rock music at the Venue

The London, UK-based indie band gave a spirited show, with an awe-inspiring range of instruments played by its members.

Music and architecture tackle sustainability

Sound Space Architecture, a concert by Vancouver New Music and hosted at UBC's CIRS building explored sustainability in new ways.

The Mounties live up to their hype

Hot-Hawksley-lifter didn't have the same ring to it as The Mounties, not to be confused with Canada's iconic Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP). The components of this new group are made up of...
Chelsea Hotel returns to The Firehall Arts Theatre

Chelsea Hotel makes a confident return to Firehall

Chelsea Hotel is confident in two ways: it starts with one of the greatest poet/musicians this country has produced, and it doesn’t bore us by reminding us how deep and significant Cohen is.

A Tribe Called Red's musical activism

Although I am a big fan of A Tribe Called Red’s music – which has been described as powwow meets hip-hop – I definitely had a very specific idea of what their show was going to be like. Given that...

Paul Simon And Sting take a journey to Graceland

 “I just have one question,” Paul Simon asks the name to his left. “ Is that a muscle suit?” The audience laughs. “Perhaps you can wear it after,” replies Gordon Sumner, aka Sting, with a smirk...

Paul Simon and Sting 2014 Tour: every little thing they did was magic

Paul Simon and Sting's North American Tour hits Vancouver, BC.