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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 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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[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, …

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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.

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[26 Aug 2016 | Comments Off on Surrey Reggae Festival Sept.10 Featuring Luciano, Los Furios, Turbulence, Omolara, Foundation Stone among others. | ]
Surrey Reggae Festival Sept.10 Featuring Luciano, Los Furios, Turbulence, Omolara, Foundation Stone among others.

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For the first time in Surrey, a festival that combines the magic of reggae with the Afrocaribbean culture at the Stetson Bowl 6050 176th Street in Surrey.
The festival features Jamaican superstar Luciano. For almost 25 years Luciano has been brightening the stages with his Rastafarian-influenced reggae songs. Now he is ready to bring his gospel to a crowd of dancers and reggae lovers of all ages. Its a unique opportunity for the whole family to come enjoy an event that features reknowned artists of different backgrounds.
The Surrey Reggae Festival is …

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[27 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Legends Valley Music Festival is taking place August 26 – 28 in Lake Cowichan, BC. | ]
Legends Valley Music Festival is taking place August 26 – 28 in Lake Cowichan, BC.

A music/pot festival in the middle of nature on a lake shore in Summer? They have a beer garden and you can camp. I think its a dream come true. A perfect weekend. A typical BC weekend with lots of music and hopefully dancing.
Sublime With Rome, the Sheepdogs, Dirty Heads, Bif Naked, DANIEL WESLEY, Forgotten Rebels, Randy & Mr Lahey LIVE from Trailer Park Boys, Los Furios, The Boom Booms, Redeye Empire, Vince Vaccaro, Buckman Coe, BaZOOka Picnic, Mat The Alien, The Librarian, Good For Grapes, Kutapira, Antipolitic, Dope Soda, Powerclown, Bocephus King, Dirty Mike and the Boys, Phono Pony.

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[26 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on The Vancouver Folk Festival had yet another successful year | ]
The Vancouver Folk Festival had yet another successful year

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The best beach party in the city: The Vancouver Folk Festival.
By Oswaldo Perez Cabrera.
One of our favourite festivals in the world had an amazing weekend bringing a myriad of international and local talent to one of the most beautiful beaches in the city: Jericho beach. The location is not as urbanized as downtown so you can roam between trees. The festival goers are some of the cleanest, most polite and fun loving crowds I have seen around. There is never violence or overdoses like some electronic festivals. There aren’t piles …

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[25 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on SXSW Announces Select Speakers and Expanded Access For 2017 | ]
SXSW Announces Select Speakers and Expanded Access For 2017

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SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST ANNOUNCES SELECT SPEAKERS AND EXPANDED ACCESS FOR ALL BADGE TYPES FOR 2017
Keynotes Include Jennifer Doudna and Jill Soloway
Featured Speakers Mary Lou Jepsen, Dan Lyons,
Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Candice Morgan, Adam Savage, Nadya Tolokonnikova,
Ingrid Vanderveldt and Amber Venz Box set to speak
Registration Opens August 1st

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 10-19, 2017) announced its first wave of speakers for the 2017 event. While the speakers cut a wide swath across the tech, film, music, television, business, sports and journalism fields, most reflect the cross-collaboration SXSW is known …

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[21 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Vancouver Mural Festival | ]
Vancouver Mural Festival

Art takes over this summer! Vancouver’s biggest celebration of public art! Local and international artists will be creating 35+ brand new permanent murals all along Main Street between Prior St and 16th Ave. on August 20th.

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[20 Jul 2016 | Comments Off on Bands Ready to Rock at SHOREFEST | ]
Bands Ready to Rock at SHOREFEST

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LG 104.3 Brings Free Concerts to Vancouver Beaches
SHOREFEST returns with Loverboy, Trooper, The Matinée, Boom Booms and more!
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 …