Music

Unusually Good Flamenco at Funky Kino Cafe

With live music and no cover charge, Kino Cafe and Tapas Bar could easily become my favourite Cambie Street bar.  Although I've lived in the area more than three years, it took a Main Street...

Matisyahu's "One Day" Official 2010 Olympics Song, or Just NBC's Top Pick?

Rumor has it that a Hasidic Jewish musician from New York City's song, "One Day" has been chosen as the official 2010 Games song. Click  here to hear the entire song.  Try not to get...

U2 Concert Delivers Inspiration, Illumination, and Brings Together 50,000 Voices at BC Place

"One life with each other..." U2 rocked a sold-out BC Place last night, taking thousands to a higher ground.

The Velvet Voice of Basia Bulat

I am always happy to discover new Canadian musicians as there is so much great talent out here. One singer that I have been keeping my eye on since last year is London, Ontario born Basia Bulat.

The VO Talks with VIFF Director Peter Esmonde

The Vancouver Observer asks Peter Esmonde a few questions about his film Trimpin: The Sound of Invention.

Vancouver Observer Celebrates Relaunch With a Call for More Voices

“We need a lot of voices in Vancouver,” said publisher Linda Solomon at the Vancouver Observer’s re-launch celebration at Ceili’s Irish Pub & Restaurant on Tuesday, Oct. 6. “Get behind us. Send...

Welcome to IndieVan

Musician John Tanner introduces himself and his column.