Music

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.

Vancouver Chamber Choir's soothing music garners Juno nomination

The Vancouver Chamber Choir is nominated for its recording, A Quiet Place, which honours the lives of people facing debilitating illness.

Band of Horses shines at the Vogue Theatre

Ben Bridwell stood front and centre on stage, acoustic guitar in hand, ready to commence the fifth show of the Band of Horses North American acoustic tour at the Vogue Theatre Monday night. He...

Barkeep, one Dent and two Jacks please?

The twenty something, low key hipster, East Van crowd slowly trickled in to the red lights and shadows of the Biltmore Cabaret on a mild Tuesday night in Vancouver, chatting excitedly in anticipation...

Eminem, Arcade Fire, Bruno Mars to headline Squamish Valley Music Festival

With over seventy artists and counting, Squamish Valley Music Festival has just announced its official Line-up for August 8, 9, 10, 2014. Hosted at the Commodore Ballroom this morning (January...

Mutual Benefit brings ethereal sounds to the Cobalt

Mutual Benefit came to the Cobalt on Tuesday night and thrilled a packed crowd with ethereal sounds that uplifted and entertained. Touring in support of their new album, Love's Crushing...