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[17 May 2017 | Comments Off on Yucafest featuring Out of Control Army from Mexico at The Fairview Pub June 15th. | ]
Yucafest featuring Out of Control Army from Mexico at The Fairview Pub June 15th.

Super Chido Productions, Yucastereo Radio, VanMusic, Radio Alicia and One Love Westcoast Festival presents YUCAFEST at the Fairview on June 15th. Out of Control Army from Mexico with Bone Daddies, Cawama, Caracas the band and special appearance by Kyle Fury and friends.

Featured, Seattle, shows »

[17 May 2017 | Comments Off on Pickwick plays Rickshaw July 29 with a New Album LoveJoys. | ]
Pickwick plays Rickshaw July 29 with a New Album LoveJoys.

LoveJoys, the slinky, sinewy, and articulate new record from Seattle’s Pickwick.
It’s slated for a July 7th release via Small Press Records. The band will be touring in of the release, stopping at the Rickshaw Theater on July 29th.

Featured, Festivals »

[17 May 2017 | Comments Off on City of Bhangra Festival June 11th to 17th Vancouver and Surrey | ]
City of Bhangra Festival June 11th to 17th Vancouver and Surrey

Local Surrey heroes En Karma will be performing at the Free Downtown Bhangra cLocal Music Stars En Karma, Horsepowar, and DJ Khanvict US Artist Beya Likhari, and EDM Superstar Nucleya Perform

Featured, Tours »

[30 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on Oliver Swain: Kirtan Tour with Sufey Chen & April Solo Tour | ]
Oliver Swain: Kirtan Tour with Sufey Chen & April Solo Tour

The celebrated singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist is touring BC twice over in under 30 days, first with internationally acclaimed Yogi Sufey Chen in a truly unique KIRTAN prayerformance duo. Immediately after, he’ll start the journey again solo throughout the province supporting his latest release Never More Together

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[20 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on 2017 SXSW Grulke Prize Winners Announced | ]
2017 SXSW Grulke Prize Winners Announced

The Developing Act Prize is for artists who are breaking new ground with their creativity and show the most promise in achieving their career goals. The Career Act Prize is for an established artist who appeared at SXSW to reinvent themselves or launch a new project.

Albums, CD Release, Featured, Press Release »

[4 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Said The Whale unveil new single. Album out March 2017 | ]
Said The Whale unveil new single. Album out March 2017

Following the announcement of their fifth studio album, Vancouver’s Said The Whale has released lead single “Step Into The Darkness” today with NYLON.

Featured, Festivals, Press Release »

[16 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on The 2017 Victoria Django Festival – February 10/11/14 | ]
The 2017 Victoria Django Festival – February 10/11/14

The Victoria Django Festival heats up the city with the best in exotic flavours of music all weekend, and a night of fine dining for Valentine’s Day.

CD Release, Featured, FILM »

[7 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on LAKES OF CANADA: Transgressions Acoustic. | ]
LAKES OF CANADA: Transgressions Acoustic.

Gospel-prog-rock group Lakes of Canada released a live acoustic version of their 2015 album Transgressions, along with a documentary

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[1 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on The Violin Teacher | ]
The Violin Teacher

After failing to be admitted into the renowned São Paulo Symphonic Orchestra, Laerte, a talented violinist, is forced to give music classes to teenagers in a public school in Heliopolis, the biggest favela of Brazil.

Featured, Live Video, Video Release »

[24 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on Brasstronaut new single and video. | ]
Brasstronaut new single and video.

New song Raveshadow by Vancouver’s Brasstronaut has hit the waves. Vancouver six-piece Brasstronaut returned with their new self-titled album via Hybridity Music.
On *Brasstronaut*, the band’s third album, their jazz leanings and spacey textures still shine prominently.

Canadian Bands, Featured, Show Reviews »

[23 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Celebrating the Festival Music House Pacific at the Imperial. | ]
Celebrating the Festival Music House Pacific at the Imperial.

As every year the Vancouver International Film Festival joins forces with the Festival Music House to bring a night of music at the Imperial.

Canadian Bands, events, Featured, News, Reviews »

[20 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Interrupters, Bad Cop Bad Cop and Brass Action at the Rickshaw Oct 12th. | ]
Interrupters, Bad Cop Bad Cop and Brass Action at the Rickshaw Oct 12th.

Photo Album of Interrupters, Bad Cop Bad Cop and Brass Action at the Rickshaw
Photos by John Prentice.
VanMusic was present at this incredible show of ska punk at the Rickshaw theatre Wednesday October 12th.

Canadian Bands, CD Release, Featured, Montreal »

[7 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Krief new album and gig in Vancouver. | ]
Krief new album and gig in Vancouver.

On September 30, Montreal’s Krief released a new double-album, *Automanic*, on Toronto label Culvert Music.
Krief is also heading out on tour next month, including a stop at Guilt & Company on Nov. 8.

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[23 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on VanMusic to sponsor As I Open My Eyes at the Vancouver International Film Festival | ]
VanMusic to sponsor As I Open My Eyes at the Vancouver International Film Festival

“I see those deprived of work, of food, of life outside the neighborhood,” sings Farah (Baya Medhaffar). Its Tunis, summer 2010. The Jasmine Revolution is still a few months in the future. Eighteen-year-old Farah (Baya Medhaffer), the lead singer in a political rock band, and her musician friends are making the Ben Ali government uneasy.

CD Release, Featured, Live Video, Tours »

[30 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Petunia & The Vipers – September 24 – New Album | ]
Petunia & The Vipers – September 24 – New Album

PETUNIA & THE VIPERS “DEAD BIRD ON THE HIGHWAY” ALBUM RELEASE PARTY
September 24th, 2016 at The Rickshaw Theatre (254 E Hastings)
with guests Crow Quill Night Owls