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A last taste of summer with Two Lions and a Lady

The Coppertank stage was transformed into the porch steps of summer last Friday night by the soulful harmonizing of Two Lions and a Lady, a charming new indie-folk-pop trio. Beautiful harmonizing....

Surfer Blood to play Biltmore

Florida indie rockers Surfer Blood will continue their globe-trotting tour on Tuesday as they take on Vancouver’s Biltmore Cabaret.  The five piece will co-headline alongside Brooklyn’s...

K'naan lets it rain

A little rain couldn't stop Vancouverites from sticking around to hear K'naan play at Stanley Park's open-air Malkin Bowl last night. "It is better to light a candle/than curse the dark." "I'm a...

Dancing in the rain with K'naan, Shad and CHIN

"I never promised you a rose garden/ Along with the sunshine there's gotta be some rain," rapper Shad sang to the crowd at last night's K'naan concert in Stanley Park's Malkin Bowl. And rain it did....

K'naan to play Stanley Park's Malkin Bowl tonight

Regardless of the recent charity controversy or the rain clouds hanging low in the sky, Somali-Canadian musician K'naan will bring his unforgettable mix of poetry, protest, and Somali-infused sounds...

Free ARKELLS concert today 5 pm at UBC

Feeling blue about being back at school? Come check out the Arkells at UBC in the Student Union Building at 5 pm today. This all ages event was organized by TD Canada Trust as part of their Secret...

All’s fair at the fair

Huey Lewis and The News were just one of the ways I found to have good old fashioned fun at the PNE...

High times at 33rd Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Under a radiant blue sky, Vancouverites got their inner hippie freak on yesterday at Jericho Beach for the kick-off to the 33rd Annual Vancouver Folk Festival. VO brings you some of the highlights of...

Musical Dim Sum: A Guide to Small-ish Music Festivals in BC and Washington

I went searching for the small time concert gems with on-site camping and eclectic line-ups with a mix of the familiar and musical surprises. Here are the BC treats I found so load up the microbus an