Music

The Sheepdogs at the Commodore

The Sheepdogs roll out sweet, Jack-and-Coke-breath sounds at The Commodore

When a friend asked me what I was up to on Thursday night, the conversation went like this: "I'm seeing The Sheepdogs at The Commodore." "Who dat?" "Saskatchewan's version of Americana; Creedence...
Branford Marsalis Quartet

Branford Marsalis Quartet blends frontline and classic repertoire

Jazz giant's first-ever performance at the Chan Centre

Singing It Forward: Dear Rouge, K-OS, Five Alarm Funk and more at the Vogue

I call myself a music enthusiast, but I am beyond embarrassed that this was my first year attending the 5-year-running benefit festival Sing It Forward, hosted by the Vogue Theatre this week. The...

Muse 'drones' on and on, leaving fans wanting more

Muse touched down in Vancouver and with them an arsenal of drones. I've had the opportunity to see them live three times prior and I can honestly say that they put on one of the best live shows I've...

Half Moon Run Review

Have you ever loaded a canoe off the coast of O’ahu, packed with only a few litres of water, a sh*tload of red wine and some beef jerky, setting weak-armed paddles for Rabbit Island? Me neither...

Dearest Rouge: Vancouver does love you.

A vast land with a proportionately small population, Canada sometimes gets forgotten as a true contender on the spectrum of competitive talent. So, I am exceedingly proud that Dear Rouge, the local...

The Art of Zen: Interview with Garrett BØRNS

After spending 15 minutes with Garrett Borns of breakout “psych-glam” act (a description I half-stole from the man, himself) by the same name BØRNS, my acidic personality is completely neutralized by...

Leon Bridges southern charms Vancouver: Photo highlights

Dressed to impress Leon Bridges played to a sold-out crowd at the Commodore Ballroom. Bridges's style is soul, reminiscent of the 1960's musical era of rhythm and blues. He and his band hail all...