Music

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...

The Music Never Stops: BC Summer Music Festival Guide Redux

Turns out BC is the land of plenty for summer-time music fests. You probably already circled a few faves from: "Musical Dim Sum: A Guide to Small-ish Music Festivals in BC and Washington" now augment

25 years and still going strong with the Vancouver International Jazz Festival

It was a jaw dropping show that commanded mid-performance ovations throughout. The crowd couldn't get enough of these people: jumping out of their seats after each solo.

Canada Day in London 2010

Canada Day in London saw popular tourists meet-up and Trafalgar Square come alive with masses of people, lots of music and Tim Horton’s food as the sun shone and the heat rose. It didn’t matter that...

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

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I hope that people realize the value and the strength of the artistic community in Vancouver and BC. I think sometimes we take it for granted what's going on and I think sometimes people don't realize

At DOXA Documentary Film Festival 2010, The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls

Mercedes Grant will be covering a few of the DOXA documentary film festival selections this year, including The Topp Twins: Untouchable Girls, a film by Director Leane Pooley. Stay tuned for further