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Post-Pemby fest: We can do better at Squamish, say top Canadian musicians

No one wants a repeat of the Pemberton Music Festival in July. “I think the bottled water thing is ridiculous," says Dan Mangan.
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Musical journeys into secret Vancouver

Uncompromising and intimate, private and house concerts are among the best places in Vancouver to hear exciting new music—if you can get an invite.
Universal Gospel Choir members

Finding community in Vancouver: a gospel experience

How one busy woman found community in the big city: in the well-respected, multi-faith Universal Gospel Choir. Check them out at their upcoming concert June 14 & 15, 8 pm.

Hot events happening in Vancouver this weekend

If you haven’t wasted all your money on Metric, Leonard Cohen, Red Hot Chili Peppers or Bruce Springsteen, there is lots of music, dance, poetry and other forms of art waiting for you this week-end.

Bruno Mars and Janelle Monae in Vancouver for Hooligans in Wondaland Tour

Singer-songwriter Bruno Mars, also known as Peter Gene Hernandez, is hitting the stage at Rogers Arena on June 3rd as part of the Hooligans in Wondaland Tour. His chart-topping single...

Justin Bieber, The Eagle, Gnomeo and Juliet, Just Go With It and two youthful visits to Europe

Justin Bieber: Never Say Never is like a backstage pass to hang out with the most famous Canadian on earth. (read more)

Celebrated Vancouverites get 7 minutes to share their inspiration at Pecha Kucha

Pecha what? Up until a week ago, I had never even heard of Pecha Kucha, let alone was I able to pronounce its name. But as host and producer Steven Cox joked in his opening speech on Thursday night,

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...

Delorean brings the Biltmore Cabaret back to the future

Delorean, a Barcelona-based alternative dance band, arrived at Vancouver’s Biltmore Cabaret to an excited, mostly-hipster crowd last Saturday night as part of their North American tour. The Spanish qu

Gorillaz, Snoop Dogg and Bruce Willis rock Rogers Arena

Gorillaz, the brainchild of British musician Damon Albarn, hit Vancouver’s Rogers Arena Wednesday night to roars of applause and excitement. The collaborative, virtual band finished the North...