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[23 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on Music Doc at Reel 2 Real Film – April 2 – 8 | ]
Music Doc at Reel 2 Real Film – April 2 – 8

Local and International Stars and Musicians at REEL 2 REAL
All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast on Sunday Fun Day!
Several local and International talents such as Kinnie Starr, Devery Jacobs, Eric McCormack, Duane Howard, and Juliette Binoche star in films at the Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth, April 2 – 8. It’s the most star studded line up the Festival has ever had!

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[20 Mar 2017 | Comments Off on Alice In Wonderland Burlesque at The Red Gate Revue Stage | ]
Alice In Wonderland Burlesque at The Red Gate Revue Stage

Celebrating the debut of Vancouver Burlesque at the Red Gate Revue Stage on Granville Island, April O’Peel presents Alice in Wonderland Burlesque. Follow our talented and exciting performers down the rabbit hole in this burlesque re-imagining of Lewis Carroll’s classic tale of nonsense and fantasy. Our cast of classic characters from the whimsical world of Wonderland bring a magical, imaginative and sexy twist to one of the most beloved stories of all time.

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[12 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day With Burlesque Duos | ]
Spice Up Your Valentine’s Day With Burlesque Duos

Burlesque Duos is coming up for another Valentine’s Day spectacular at The Rio Theatre!
Duos1The highly-anticipated Burlesque Duos returns to the Rio Stage on Tuesday, February 14th! Following last year’s sold out show, this beloved (not to mention popular!) annual East Vancouver tradition is the ultimate spectacle of partnership and creativity! Celebrating its 5th anniversary, Burlesque Duos brings renowned dancers together to perform truly memorable numbers. What better way to spice up your Valentine’s Day than with a night of never-before-seen pairings and innovative duets?

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[11 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on SXSW Announces Additional Artists Performing at 2017 Event | ]
SXSW Announces Additional Artists Performing at 2017 Event

South by Southwest® Conference and Festivals (SXSW®) has announced 498 additional artists set to perform at the 2017 event. SXSW is the destination for industry professionals, influencers and international media who share a passion for music discovery. This is a small sample of over 2,000 artists scheduled to perform from Monday, March 13 – Sunday, March 19, 2017.

The SXSW Music Festival hosts a curated mix of new, up-and-coming, international, and legendary artists in a variety of musical genres performing in venues throughout downtown Austin. A few highlights from this round are Au/Ra, Cameron Avery, Kadhja Bonet, CAPYAC, Cloud Castle Lake, Brent Cobb, Fuzon, Goldlink, The Japanese House, Lizzo, Tkay Maidza, Pill, The Relationship, RF Shannon, R.LUM.R, Maggie Rogers, Satellite Young, Alexandra Savior, Savoy Motel, Eric Slick, Trementina, and Cindy Wilson.

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[4 Jan 2017 | Comments Off on Coachella 2017 Lineup Announced | ]
Coachella 2017 Lineup Announced

We’re starting 2017 out strong with the highly anticipated lineup reveal for Coachella. That’s right, the stages at Empire Polo Club will be graced by Radiohead, Beyoncè, Kendrick Lamar, Lorde, The xx, Bon Iver and many more. Tickets will be available at 11AM tomorrow morning, don’t miss out. See you in the desert this spring!

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[23 Nov 2016 | Comments Off on The Official Launch of the One Love Festival. | ]
The Official Launch of the One Love Festival.

One Love Festival Swangard Stadium August 11, 12 and 13th 2017.
This Summer a great festival is coming your way with International acts. We are working to bring musicians from Jamaica, Spain, Mexico, USA and of course Canada to our Reggae, Ska Roots festival.

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[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.

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[24 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Vancouver International Film Festival, Bill Evans, Weekend at Frankie’s | ]
Vancouver International Film Festival, Bill Evans, Weekend at Frankie’s

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Vancouver International Film Festival, Bill Evans, Weekend at Frankie’s

Vancouver International Film Festival 
Sept. 14 – Oct. 28
It’s that time of year again! We are really excited for this year’s programming, especially the three jazz-focused films that jazz fans and music lovers will definitely not want to miss. First on our list of must-see flicks:
I Called Him Morgan
Jazz fans will know Lee Morgan for “The Sidewinder,” a genuine bop pop hit in 1964. Six years earlier, at 18 years old, he was blowing with Dizzy Gillespie—then Art Blakey, Wayne Shorter, Ron Carter, …

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[25 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Truck Stop Concert series August 6th with Jon Pardi, Washboard Union and guests. | ]
Truck Stop Concert series August 6th with Jon Pardi, Washboard Union and guests.

OUR FINAL TRUCK STOP CONCERT ON AUGUST 6TH IS GOING TO FEATURE A LINE-UP OF GREAT COUNTRY AND ROOTS ACTS. THE SHOW WILL BE HEADLINED BY RISING US COUNTRY STAR JON PARDI, WHOSE SECOND ALBUM “CALIFORNIA SUNRISE” WAS RELEASED ON JUNE 17TH AND DEBUTED AT NUMBER 1 ON THE BILLBOARD COUNTRY ALBUM CHART. TICKETS FOR THIS SHOW ARE CERTAIN TO SELL OUT QUICKLY. WITH SIX BANDS SET TO PLAY, STARTING SHORTLY AFTER DOORS OPEN AT 4PM, THERE WILL BE A FULL SUMMER AFTERNOON AND EVENING OF GREAT MUSIC.

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[20 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Light Organ Records Presents The Railtown Sessions: Rob Butterfield August 12th | ]
Light Organ Records Presents The Railtown Sessions: Rob Butterfield August 12th

On August 12th at 6:00pm, the second Railtown Sessions performance will take place in the same location at Light Organ’s studio, with singer-songwriter Rob Butterfield.

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[20 Jun 2016 | One Comment | ]
SHOREFEST returns with Loverboy, Trooper, The Matinee, Boom Booms and more!

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LG 104.3 Brings Free Concerts to Vancouver Beaches
Vancouver’s most picturesque beaches, English Bay and Sunset Beach, are the stage for a diverse lineup of cross-genre Canadian talent showcased on July 23, July 27, and July 30 at LG 104.3’s SHOREFEST. The concert series encompasses the ultimate west-coast beach party – free live music and beach hopping.
LG 104.3’s SHOREFEST showcases great local and national talent within the LG 104.3 Stage at the Keg Lounge in English Bay and the Sunset Beach Stage at beautiful Sunset Beach. This year’s headliner is multi-platinum …

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[10 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on Vancouver Folk Music Festival July 15th-July 17th 2016 | ]
Vancouver Folk Music Festival July 15th-July 17th 2016

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39th Annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival
July 15th, 16th and 17th, 2016
Jericho Beach Park, Vancouver, BC

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 39th 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 fourth year in a row, and 2016 “Best Music Festival” …

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[9 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on Light Organ Records Presents: The Railtown Sessions | ]
Light Organ Records Presents: The Railtown Sessions

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Light Organ Records set to release The Railtown Sessions as a Live Stream, Digital Download and Concert Series in Vancouver, BC.
Last spring, Vancouver songwriter and producer Andy Bishop hatched a plan to bring some of his favourite lesser-known Canadian songwriters into the Light Organ Records studio in Vancouver’s Railtown, to record their songs. To the microphone stepped Sarah Jane Scouten, Johnny 99, Rob Butterfield and Debra-Jean Creelman, backed by the same crack band, to record four original songs each. The result is Light Organ Record’s first Railtown Sessions, a raw yet …

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[16 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Free Recycling Electronics & Small Appliances in East Vancouver | ]
Free Recycling Electronics & Small Appliances in East Vancouver

Electronic waste (e-waste) is one of the most rapidly growing segments of the municipal waste stream. In BC, recycling of electronics is mandated by the provincial government and residents are able to recycle their electronics (for free) at designated depots throughout the province.

In spite of this recycling program, according to the 2013 Metro Vancouver waste composition study, over 10,000 tonnes of electronic waste still reach our landfills.

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[12 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Canadian Producer Lunice Kicks Off Tour with Red Bull Music Academy! | ]
Canadian Producer Lunice Kicks Off Tour with Red Bull Music Academy!

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CANADIAN PRODUCER KICKS OFF TOUR WITH RED BULL MUSIC ACADEMY TO HOST A SERIES OF SESSIONS AND CLUB NIGHTS
FROM STUDENT TO MENTOR, LUNICE GIVES BACK
Lunice will head across Canada on a four-stop tour with Red Bull Music Academy this month, hosting a series of sessions and live shows in Calgary, Vancouver, Montreal and Toronto. A rare opportunity for Canadian producers, instrumentalists and DJs to be mentored directly by the international recording artist, Lunice will share his insights and personal experience as an Academy Alumni with participant hopefuls as they curate …