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[12 Jun 2017 | Comments Off on Albatross Music Festival | ]
Albatross Music Festival

Vancouver’s first-ever outdoor music festival of its kind, to be hosted at Hastings Racecourse, on September 14th and 15th. The line-up will showcase an array of international artists from the United States, Canada, Korea, China and Taiwan; some of whom have never performed in Vancouver before. A wide range of genres will be represented at the festival – from indie rock to hip-hop, and from reggae to folk. The first names to be revealed are Edison Chen, Hyukoh, Matzka, A Si, Eric Chou, Queen Wei, Ma Di, and Nair Band. More artists to be announced.

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[11 Jun 2017 | Comments Off on 40th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival | ]
40th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival

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40th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival July 13, 14, 15, and 16th at Jericho Beach

The Vancouver Folk Music Festival is a Canadian cultural institution – a unique community-based celebration with an internationally-renowned reputation for presenting the finest traditional and contemporary folk and roots music artists from around the world. Now in its 40th year, it continues to be one of the city’s most beloved, enjoyed, and respected events – named “Best Local Music Festival” by Georgia Straight readers for the fifth year in a row, and 2016 “Best Music Festival” …

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[8 Jun 2017 | Comments Off on Victoria Ska Fest June 14th to18th | ]
Victoria Ska Fest June 14th to18th

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The Ska Fest will bring The Skints, Mad Caddies, The Black Seeds, Perro Bravo, Los Furios, Out of Control Army, Mistica, Banda Skalavera, Booker T Jones among others.
Victoria Ska Fest is a diverse musical showcase featuring the best reggae, ska, dub, jazz, dancehall and punk from across the globe in various venes in Victoria and Vancouver, BC.
The Victoria Ska Festival aka Ska Fest is a music festival that takes place every summer in Victoria British Columbia, Canada. The festival is organized and executed by the Victoria BC Ska Society, …

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[21 May 2017 | Comments Off on WAYHOME MUSIC & ARTS OFFERS PEMBERTON MUSIC FESTIVAL & FYRE FESTIVAL  FANS A SECOND CHANCE AT SUMMER | ]
WAYHOME MUSIC & ARTS OFFERS PEMBERTON MUSIC FESTIVAL & FYRE FESTIVAL  FANS A SECOND CHANCE AT SUMMER

To those music fans affected by Pemberton Music Festival’s sudden cancellation along with purchasers of FYRE Festival, we invite to you to WayHome Music & Arts, at Burl’s Creek Event Grounds in Oro-Medonte. We will honour each ticket bought to the cancelled events with one free General Admission full-weekend ticket to WayHome 2017.  

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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.

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[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.

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[17 May 2017 | Comments Off on Motion Notion Festival August 24th to 28th Golden BC | ]
Motion Notion Festival August 24th to 28th Golden BC

Bountiful basslines and tantalizing drops will echo throughout the picturesque Rocky Mountains of Golden, BC as the 18th annual Motion Notion Festival takes over this summer, August 24th-28th, 2017. Having already unveiled an impressive Phase I lineup, the masterminds behind Motion Notion have dreamt up a visionary Phase II, showcasing the elite of rising talent from Western North America to compliment headliners Datsik, Avalon, Dirtyphonics, Koan Sound, The M Machine and Minnesota alongside a diverse mix of international legends and underground acts — totaling over 100!

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[17 May 2017 | Comments Off on PRAIRIE CAT PREMIERES NEW SINGLE “CRIB TALK | ]
PRAIRIE CAT PREMIERES NEW SINGLE “CRIB TALK

Prairie Cat just released “Crib Talk” – his latest single – today. Co-produced by Ryan Dahle (Mother Mother, The New Pornographers, Hot Hot Heat), Is Cary Pratt is the fourth album from multi-instrumentalist, Cary Pratt. When not making his own albums, you’ll find Cary behind the drum kit for Canadian Super band Mounties.
One Night Stand, Hook-Up, Tryst, Fling, A Road Gig, Hit it and Quit it, One-Off, A Wisconsin Wedding*… Whatever the kids are calling it these days, it was a mistake, and it’s in the past. You haven’t seen or even thought about her in like eight, maybe nine months.

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[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

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[10 May 2017 | Comments Off on Center of Gravity 2017 | ]
Center of Gravity 2017

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Celebrating 10 Years as Canada’s Hottest Beach Festival

Kelowna’s high energy music and sports festival, Center of Gravity has announced their most exciting lineup to date, including headlining performances by Snoop Dogg, Marshmello, and ScHoolboy Q. Produced by Wet Ape Productions and Live Nation Canada, #COGFEST celebrates its 10th anniversary with a return to Kelowna, BC’s, City Park on July 28, 29 and 30. Full lineup and festival details below.
From the shores of Lake Okanagan, Center of Gravity is Canada’s most anticipated beach festival, featuring an exciting combination of high energy …

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[2 Apr 2017 | Comments Off on Spirit Unforgettable: Documentary about John Mann and the Spirit of the West | ]
Spirit Unforgettable: Documentary about John Mann and the Spirit of the West

The Vancouver International Film Festival presented the documentary by Pete McCormack.
By Oswaldo Perez Cabrera.
Spirit Unforgettable won the award for Most Popular Canadian Documentary (based on audience balloting).
The film is as local as it can get. The documentary is dramatic and powerful and will leave a tear in your eye. The music is an auditory photograph for the people who were around in BC and Canada in general in the eighties and nineties and even at the beginning of the century. I am sure that some of you reading these lines are even in the documentary, or saw something in it as it happened in real life with your own eyes and in full colour. This documentary also hits hard to our community because the subject, John Mann, is a friend or a neighbour; a familiar figure for most of us, one of Vancouver greatest icons and a great guy.

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[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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[28 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on Youngblood Announce Road to CMW Tour & Video Release for “Broken English” | ]
Youngblood Announce Road to CMW Tour & Video Release for “Broken English”

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BROKEN ENGLISH VIDEO RELEASE AND THE ROAD TO CMW

Indie dream-pop maestros Youngblood are taking on the road starting with JUNOfest, and the release of a brand new music video for the single “Broken English” from their September 2016 EP Feel Alright. This Vancouver band presents a powerful dynamic live, with the fiery frontwoman a crackling live wire bewitching the audience. Youngblood has shared bills with Chromeo, Timber Timbre, and Black Mountain and Mother Mother, and was named a must-see band at Canadian Music Week, BreakOut West and Australian Music Week …

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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.

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[14 Feb 2017 | Comments Off on Gena Perala’s newest music video Hip Hop and Cartoons | ]
Gena Perala’s newest music video Hip Hop and Cartoons

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HIP HOP AND CARTOONS MUSIC VIDEO
“Hip Hop and Cartoons” is Vancouver based Singer Songwriter Gena Perala’s newest music video which she is launching in conjunction with a Crowdfunding campaign to support the recording of her new album.
“The song pays homage to the power and brilliance of conscious hip hop music and to cartoons such as The Simpsons. She refers to it as her Church song because she says we can learn more from hip-hop and cartoons if we understand and believe in them, than we can from religion. “Perhaps not …