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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 THE KATHERINES TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM TO BRING YOU MY HEART | ]
THE KATHERINES TO RELEASE DEBUT ALBUM TO BRING YOU MY HEART

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VANCOUVER AND TORONTO RELEASE SHOWS SET FOR JANUARY 20 & 27 2017
It’s a new year with brand new music for The Katherines, releasing their highly anticipated debut album To Bring You My Heart, January 13, 2017 on 604 Records. An advance listen of the record will be streaming on AMBY this week leading up to the release.
With the incredible success of five singles over the course of two years, the band is celebrating the new record with album release shows in both their hometown of Vancouver, BC and Toronto, ON.
“The …

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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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[29 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on PuSh Festival Headliner Showcases Australia’s Rich Indigenous Music & Culture | ]
PuSh Festival Headliner Showcases Australia’s Rich Indigenous Music & Culture

The PuSh International Performing Arts Festival (PuSh Festival) and Coastal Jazz present the sweeping, visually-stunning multimedia experience, dirtsong, February 4, 8pm at Queen Elizabeth Theatre. Australia’s Black Arm Band, an ensemble of acclaimed Indigenous artists, will perform intoxicating harmonies and vocals in nearly a dozen languages, drawing on 40,000 years of tradition to showcase their country’s rich culture. Behind them, projections of vivid Australian landscapes – from vast plains to outback communities – will become illuminated in stunning documentary film.

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[27 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on STOMP makes its anticipated return to Vancouver. | ]
STOMP makes its anticipated return to Vancouver.

THE INTERNATIONAL PERCUSSION SENSATION STOMP COMES TO THE QUEEN ELIZABETH THEATRE FROM JANUARY 13 T0 15.
From its beginnings as a street performance in the UK, STOMP has grown into an international sensation over the past 26 years, having performed in more than 50 countries and in front of more than 24 million people.
Matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters and more fill the stage with energizing beats at STOMP, the inventive and invigorating stage show that’s dance, music and theatrical performance blended together in one electrifying rhythm.

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[2 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on Light Organ Records Celebrates The Railtown Sessions with a Finale Concert at The Fox Cabaret | ]
Light Organ Records Celebrates The Railtown Sessions with a Finale Concert at The Fox Cabaret

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THE RAILTOWN SESSIONS FINALE SHOW & VINYL RELEASE
with Sarah Jane Scouten, Rob Butterfield, Johnny 99 and Debra-Jean Creelman at THE FOX CABARET 2321 Main
Since July, Light Organ Records has been presenting The Railtown Sessions; conceived of and produced by Vancouver songwriter and producer Andy Bishop, who brought some of his favourite Canadian songwriters into the Light Organ studio to record their songs with recording/mixing engineer Colin Stewart. To the microphone stepped Sarah Jane Scouten, Rob Butterfield, Johnny 99, and Debra-Jean Creelman, backed by the same crack band, and out came …

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[2 Oct 2016 | Comments Off on ITSAZOO Announces Hold Over  of Site-Specific Horror Event: – Hidden – | ]
ITSAZOO Announces Hold Over  of Site-Specific Horror Event: – Hidden –

Due to overwhelming demand, ITSAZOO will extend the run of the bone-chilling, site-specific horror event Hidden by one week. Eight newly added performances will see the show run at UBC Botanical Garden through to November 19, 2016.
The production begins with audience members loading into a van belonging to The Lost Lovers Murder Tour and setting off toward their destination. As they travel into the woods, their tour guide shares the gruesome story of a murder that took place in the forest exactly 20 years ago – and of a restless spirit who still walks the woods.

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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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[10 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on The Black Seeds with Los Furios and DJ Dubconscious at Rickshaw June 24th | ]
The Black Seeds with Los Furios and DJ Dubconscious at Rickshaw June 24th

The Black Seeds are proof that the beating heart of reggae lies with the people, be they from any nation. The Black Seeds have been putting in work for nearly two decades now. Formed in 1998 while guitarist/vocalist Barnaby Weir was working at Radio Active, an independent radio station in Wellington, New Zealand.
Los Furios is a six-piece band from Vancouver, British Columbia which has performed across Western Canada since 2000. Los Furios began adding horns to the line-up in 2001 and have been evolving their blend of punk, ska, and reggae ever since. https://losfurios.bandcamp.com/

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[9 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on Pickwick with special guests No Sinner, SAVVIE and The Dip! FRIDAY, JULY 8 The Rickshaw | ]
Pickwick with special guests No Sinner, SAVVIE and The Dip! FRIDAY, JULY 8 The Rickshaw

When Pickwick vocalist Galen Disston is on the microphone, he’s a spark away from flame. Onstage, just like fire, you never know which way he’ll go. Will he be engulfed? Or will he aim the flamethrower’s nozzle your way?

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[12 May 2016 | Comments Off on Gondwana in Vancouver at The Rickshaw Theatre with Cawama and Santa Lucia June 4th. | ]
Gondwana in Vancouver at The Rickshaw Theatre with Cawama and Santa Lucia June 4th.

The Rickshaw Theatre teamed up with Super Chido Productions and VanMusic to bring an explosive show with the top quality that you are used to when we throw shows. Legendary Chilean band Gondwana is coming to town playing with two of the best Vancouver bands, Mexican-Canadian band Cawama and Latin funk Santa Lucia fronted by Nicaraguan born German Cantillo.

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[4 Mar 2016 | Comments Off on Sophia Danai Releases ‘Love Royale’. | ]
Sophia Danai Releases ‘Love Royale’.

Through an eclectic collection of soulful pop and R&B, Sophia’s steady, passionate voice tells her story and assures everyone, including the artist herself, of the liberating messages within the tracks.

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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 …

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[5 Feb 2016 | Comments Off on Black Mountain returns! Commodre Ballroom May 21st. Check out their new video here. | ]
Black Mountain returns! Commodre Ballroom May 21st. Check out their new video here.

Their new album IV will be released on April 1st via Jagjaguwar.