Music

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

Vince Vaccaro live performance

Born in Montreal, and raised in Victoria, Vince’s destiny was set at the impressionable age of six after watching Chuck Berry on television. From that moment onward, he knew that one day, he would be...

Having a time with Grahmzilla

DJ and producer Grahmzilla is the Juno-nominated music mastermind behind Thunderheist’s kickass, booty-shaking beats. He spent some time with the Vancouver Observer during the 2010 Juno Awards...

Kickoff to Junos: Kei and Amalia's video takes you to Ruckus on the Edge

Today, I am reminded that things never really work out the way you thought they would. I arrived here in St. John’s Monday afternoon--a nice sunny day. The next day, rain. The following day, more...

ION Magazine and Pink Mafia launch St. John’s Hip Guide for the JUNO awards week

Vancouver’s ION Magazine has teamed up with Toronto’s Pink Mafia to create the ultimate handbook for anyone visiting St. John’s for the JUNOS this week. The St. John's Hip Guide answers important...