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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 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 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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[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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[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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[2 Jan 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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[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.

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[29 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on Music films at VIFF. The Vancouver International Film Festival runs from Sept. 29th to Oct 14th. | ]
Music films at VIFF. The Vancouver International Film Festival runs from Sept. 29th to Oct 14th.

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Music Films & Soundtracks VIFF News

As I Open My Eyes
(À peine j’ouvre les yeux)
LEYLA BOUZID, TUNISIA/FRANCE/BELGIUM/
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, 2015, 102 MIN.
WED OCT 5, 10:45 AM, INTL VILLAGE 10
SAT OCT 8, 7:00 PM, INTL VILLAGE 10
ratedPG
Tunis teen Farah (Baya Medhaffer) is caught between her middle-class mother’s conservative beliefs and her own desire to front a rock band in Leyla Bouzid’s intelligent and moving exploration of generational divisions and simmering conflict. “Bouzid’s impressive debut… [showcases] a stand-out lead performance by first-timer Baya Medhaffer… [The film] skillfully conjures the pressure-cooker atmosphere lying just below …

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[24 Sep 2016 | Comments Off on The Countdown to BreakOut West 2016: Conference Info, Festival & Awards Recap | ]
The Countdown to BreakOut West 2016: Conference Info, Festival & Awards Recap

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The Countdown to BreakOut West:
Conference Information, Festival and Awards Recap

In one month the music industry of western Canada will descend on the Queen City of Regina for a weekend of incredible public shows, celebration of achievements, networking and education. The weekend kicks off with the 14th annual Western Canadian Music Awards Show on October 13th, honoring our local music industry with a world class concert event at Casino Regina. Headlining this year’s awards show is Hall of Fame Inductee Colin James, with Host (and performer) Brett Kissel, and performances by …

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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, …