Music

Reliving the Vancouver Folk Festival

Looks like Folk Fest was pretty awesome this year.

Highlights from the 2013 Vancouver Folk Festival: photos

Some fantastic musicians performed at the 36th Annual Folk Festival held at beautiful Jericho Beach Park this weekend. Here are some highlights from the event, in photos:  Pharis and Jason...

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2013: Kinnie Starr, Whitehorse, Steve Earle and more

The 36th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival took over Jericho Beach Park this weekend, featuring an incredible lineup of well-known musicians, as well as flourishing artists and bands.
Chelsea Laing: Photo by Masumi Kikuchi Snyder

Festival LAUNCH at SFU Woodward's: Emerging talent hits the stage

Festival LAUNCH at SFU Woodward's did not disappoint.

'Divinely delicious': Good Noise Gospel Choir rocks Vancouver

A quick report from the Affordable Vancouver series

Women, whiskey and beer at The Portside Pub

Some people celebrate Wine Wednesday while others opt to celebrate Whisky Wednesday. Last Wednesday I celebrated the latter, and threw some craft beer in to the mix.

Of Monsters and Men Erupts at The Orpheum

I kind of have a thing for Europe. Specifically Scandinavia and the Nordic countries. The bands and musicians that come from that area seem to have a greater appreciation for music (so do the fans)...

Public Records announces $5,000 music video grant for emerging musicians and filmmakers in BC and Alberta

Nonprofit organization Public Records has teamed up with TELUS to assist emerging artists in 15 communities across BC and Alberta with the creation of independent music videos through the “Summer ’13...

Serena Ryder Fulfills Dream, Plays Commodore

Unlike certain other Canadian singers, Serena is much-loved here in her home country by listeners from coast to coast.

A Little Bit of Magic at the Chan

Abundance. That was a word that came up frequently during Lila Downs’ set at The Chan Centre on Sunday night. This Mexican-aboriginal-British-American performer is full of it. She sang for just under...