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Pemberton Music Festival: day 1 recap

After a day of mass transit, the Pemby party is in full swing.
Hundred Waters performing

15 great indie artists to check at Pemby Fest

A list of 15 of the best underground acts to grace Pemberton in 2015.
Photo of Charlene by Robin Weidner

Binners have vital function at Khatsahlano, the city's biggest street party

Khatsahlano is the first event to host the Binner Event Program that aims to raise innovative economic opportunities for one of the city's most marginalized communities.
Gay Nineties on stage at Venue Nightclub

Gay Nineties show home-town crowd lots of love

Local rockers-of-extravagance played a free show at Venue in appreciation of their Vancouver fans.
Waxahatchee performing at the Biltmore Cabaret

Waxahatchee hosts an evening of musically magnificent women

Vancouver twee-rockers Knife Pleats and LA’s defiant-duo Girlpool opened for NY-based Katie Crutchfield (Waxahatchee) at the Biltmore Cabaret.
Maria Kong's Backstage. Vancouver Red Room. Chutzpah! Festival.

International dance show “Backstage” sets the bar high for Chutzpah! Festival 2015: video

Watching Israeli group, Maria Kong, make their North American debut with the electric “Backstage,” is so breathtaking, it makes you wonder why they haven't premiered long ago in Canada.  The...
Ariel Pink performs at the Rickshaw.

Ariel Pink inspires shrugs at the Rickshaw

Despite a few energetic numbers, the underground king of weirdpop’s feigned nonchalance was the overriding theme.

Laugh, cry, groove at Chutzpah! Festival's 15th Anniversary

Over the course of almost one month, the city will overflow with a wide range of performances, spread over six Vancouver venues, including the Norman & Annette Rothstein Theatre, Red Room Ultra...
90's R&B star Sisqó

Fortune Sound Club's five-year anniversary celebrates a career of cultural impetus

90's R&B star Sisqó lit up the dancefloor as Fortune's surprise guest for their 5-year party.
The best 20 albums of 2014

The best 20 albums of 2014

Music writer Nicholas Laba's list of the best 20 albums of 2014.