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We are back with the second installment of the best bands of Vancouver in 2016. This year, 2017 will be challenging for many new bands who will have to go back to playing basements (due to lack of live music venues and exposure). Hopefully some will see the light and these bands that we showcase here will continue to share their talents. In this second part you will find an eclectic mix as well, reggae, hard rock, punk blues, Latin, Ska and more.
The bands are in alphabetical order.
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Vancouver’s best bands are always here on VanMusic.ca
By Oswaldo Perez Cabrera with Raechel Norrgard and Jordan Grey.
We have been involved in one capacity or another with the Vancouver music scene for over 10 years now. This list of Vancouver bands is a representation of our musical culture that nurtures from different cultures, especially Latin American. The list was based on merits like releases, tours, recommendations from readers and listeners of The Morning After Show on CiTR and Radio Alicia and Yucastereo on CJSF, and of course my taste in music. …
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Founded by Trinidadian/Canadian songwriter Drew Gonsalves, Kobo Town is named after the historic neighborhood in Port-of-Spain where calypso was born amid the boastful, humorous and militant chants of roaming stick-fighters. Situated near the fishermen’s wharf, the area was a site of constant defiance and conflict, a place where sticks and stones, songs and verses clashed with the bayonets and batons of colonial rule.
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Suuns released the widely heralded Hold/Still in April and have consistently been on the road ever since, touring throughout USA and Europe. There are no signs of stopping either with a packed schedule for the rest of the year. The live show is truly both a sight and sound to behold part live show, part installation, part club it is an all-round sensory experience. The full tour dates for the rest of 2016 are listed below a highlight of which will be the band’s curated day at Le Guess Who? Festival alongside Wilco, Julia Holter and Savages.
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The Best Vancouver Bands of 2015 according to what we saw!
As every year, VanMusic puts out a small list of the best Vancouver independent bands that are conquering the world and our city. Some of the bands here were on our list last year, some are not, but all are good. Some will be on next year as they will be releasing albums soon. So check out bands like Combine the Victorious, Devil in the Woodshack, Good for Grapes, Tyrannahorse, You Say Party! among others.
The once thriving scene in Vancouver …
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Lofaro is a singer/songwriter who performs throughout the world with her band and as a Solo Artist. She is well sought after by her contemporaries to collaborate on their respective projects and her song catalog has provided television, film and commercials with over 50 song placements spanning many musical formats.
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Valentin is a Canadian Singer-Songwriter, Actor & dancer from Toronto, Canada.
Valentin started dance at the age of 6 and is a 3-Time Canadian Junior Champion in the Latin and Ballroom categories. He has represented Canada at the World Junior Championships in Czech Republic and Spain.
Valentin started taking piano lessons at the age of 9 and by 10 was already training with a vocal Coach. He wrote his first song at 15 titled ‘Miss You Always’ and still has a demo of it. He has been writing ever since.
Now, at 25, …
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Even before joining as Fake Tears, Larissa Loyva and Elisha May Rembold were already established singers and songwriters. Loyva has released two spectral albums under the name Kellarissa, has toured the world as a live member of Destroyer and How to Dress Well, and has played in past Mint Records acts P:ano and the Choir Practice. Meanwhile, Rembold leads the folk-rock band the Lost Lovers Brigade and is a member of Shimmering Stars.
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September 8, 2015 at Performance Works, 1218 Cartwright Street on Granville Island. Masks and music get the 11+ day party started at the Vancouver Fringe Festival’s Opening Night on September 8, 2015. With exclusive, never-before-seen pieces from mask masters, Wonderheads (and guest Fringe artists), followed by two of Vancouver’s most danceable bands, Tanga and Tonye Aganaba , and the opportunity to mingle with Fringe artists during the VIP reception, the Fringe’s Opening Night is the best way to kick off your Fringe experience.