Music

X Japan rocks the Queen E

If you looked in the dictionary under “super-cool” you'd find a picture of X Japan. From the moment we set foot inside the Queen Elizabeth Theatre the place was buzzing. Everywhere you looked there...

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...

Francis and the Lights set to illuminate Vancouver

Left field funk pop act Francis & the Lights is hoping to win over skeptics when it supports national hero Drake at The Centre For Performing Arts on Tuesday.

Canadian singer Joel Plaskett at The Garage in London

For the month of July, Relentless Garage saw Joel Plaskett return to England for a residency of three shows to tie in with the UK release of his album Three To One. On top of that,...

Fireworks, Kooza, Forest Symphony and Caribbean Days

 From fireworks to Cirque du Soleil, this weekend in Vancouver promises to be an exciting one, with an array of fabulous choices for what to do and where to go.  Soak up the summer with...

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...