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Music

Joseph D. Rowland of Pallbearer

Invisible orange sales peak as Pallbearer shake “Foundations” at the Biltmore

For those who don’t know, metal shows are about two things: band-shirts and epic hand gestures.
Vance Joy photos by Craig Fleisch

Vance Joy plays two sold out shows at the Commodore

Vance Joy took the stage Sunday for two sold out back to back shows at the Commodore Ballroom, and was received with open arms. The 26-year-old Melbourne, Australia native has had an...
Swans band music case label

Swans rent Venue Nightclub for séance

Swan’s current mode of apocalyptic post-rock is a shaman with a bludgeoning tool: transcendence by blunt trauma.
SZA performing live

Review: SZA hosts surprise quiz night at Fortune

What happened when rising "PBR&B" artist SZA decided to call out members of Vancouver’s hip-to-what’s-hop community?
Bicycle Opera

Bicycle Opera wheels into rural Ontario

Imagine the delight and surprise that summer day last year when a travelling opera company rolled into town—on bicycles!

Band of Skulls rocks the Commodore

English rock trio Band of Skulls, formally known as Fleeing New York, played the Commodore Ballroom. Coming off a high at Sasquatch! Music Festival (at the beautiful Gorge Amphitheatre in George...
Artist Evan Ivan and his acoustic guitar

Local artist gives album proceeds to the Downtown Eastside Neighbourhood House

What inspired multi-instrumentalist/producer Evan Ivan to donate all the proceeds of his album Bad Tidings and the Hope That Remains?

BC Buds Spring Arts Festival blooms at the Firehall Arts Centre

BC Buds features fab BC artists, for a free performance.
Chelsea Hotel returns to The Firehall Arts Theatre

Chelsea Hotel makes a confident return to Firehall

Chelsea Hotel is confident in two ways: it starts with one of the greatest poet/musicians this country has produced, and it doesn’t bore us by reminding us how deep and significant Cohen is.