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What’s a Zola anyway? And where in the world is Hollerado?
Zach Gray pleasing the crowd at the Commodore Ballroom.
Nov 15th, 2013
Half Moon Run rocks the Commodore Ballroom
If you haven't heard of Half Moon Run, it's about time you did.
Oct 1st, 2013
The Penny is Alive and Well (And So is Punk)
A party: exactly what punk fans like.
Feb 24th, 2013
Randy Ponzio benefit concert: local musicians band together
In memory of Randy Ponzio, locals are organizing an evening of stellar live music to raise funds for his family.
Feb 14th, 2012
Second Chromeo show added for Vancouver
One Chromeo show is already sold out!
Jan 16th, 2011
Sara Bareilles at Commodore Ballroom leaps onto piano for encore
LA-based singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles took center stage last night in front of a large, composed crowd at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom. Wearing a sequined mini skirt and plaid shirt, Sara...
Nov 23rd, 2010
Kid Koala and the sound of scratch
“It’s not always music” explains the man who turned spinning records into an art form. Ten years have gone by since the Canadian turn-tablist Kid Koala, also known as Eric San, released his...
Jun 24th, 2010
In This Light and on This Evening at the Commodore: The Editors
British Indie darlings make it Stateside.
Feb 7th, 2010