Music

Colin MacDonald’s Orchestra: A Pocket Full of Fun

If you'd ventured out November first to hear Colin MacDonald’s Pocket Orchestra at the Orpheum Annex—you would have found a different warmth: New Music both witty and fun.

Empire Of The Sun converts the Orpheum to "standing room only"

Sometimes, all you want to do is move a little, you know? Turns out, those times often coincide with Empire Of The Sun tour dates. And judging by the overwhelming majority of standing spectators...

King Khan & the Shrines reign at the Rickshaw

Lead Singer King Khan can be quoted describing the Band's new album, Idle No More, as a "big healing process." Evidently, King Kahn & the Shrines have made a full recovery. The entire nine-...

Kronos Quartet opens Chan Centre season with Philip Glass World Premiere

The Kronos Quartet and Philip Glass live celebrate! L-R: John Sherba, Sunny Jungin Yang, Hank Dutt, David Harrington.Photo by Jay Balkesburg.

Grimes tour rider: Eco-friendly and pro-chinchilla

Grimes tour rider: environmentally friendly and bulldog-positive.

Half Moon Run rocks the Commodore Ballroom

If you haven't heard of Half Moon Run, it's about time you did.

Law students skewer 'Blurred Lines'

Law students from Auckland, New Zealand, released a scathing feminist critique of "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke. The song was reportedly pulled once from YouTube for being too racy, which they...

Squamish Valley Music Festival delivers top-notch music and beautiful mountain landscapes

Young The Giants, Sameer Gadhia gives a powerful performance this past Saturday evening.

One Direction fan frenzy hits Vancouver

"Oh my God, can you believe they might be staying in this hotel?"  "Maybe they're getting they're hair cut right here -- Do you think we'll get to see them when they come out?" About two dozen...