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[25 Jun 2016 | Comments Off on 2016 Vancouver Folk Music Festival | ]
2016 Vancouver Folk Music Festival

With just over a week to go before the gates open on the 39th annual Vancouver Folk Music Festival, all systems are go, and the full weekend daytime workshop and concert stage schedule, as well as the evening concert and Main Stage schedules for the annual event are now up online. The first workshop stage goes up at 2pm on Friday, July 15 and the festival runs to Sunday, July 17 in Jericho Beach Park.

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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 2016 Accordion Noir Festival Announces International Headliners | ]
2016 Accordion Noir Festival Announces International Headliners

The 9th Annual Accordion Noir Festival has announced its headlining acts for this year’s festival, which takes place September 8-11, 2016 in venues across Vancouver.

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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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[7 Jan 2016 | 3 Comments | ]
The Best 15 Vancouver Independent Bands of 2015!

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The Best Vancouver Bands of 2015 according to what we saw!
As every year, VanMusic puts out a small list of the best Vancouver independent bands that are conquering the world and our city. Some of the bands here were on our list last year, some are not, but all are good. Some will be on next year as they will be releasing albums soon. So check out bands like Combine the Victorious, Devil in the Woodshack, Good for Grapes, Tyrannahorse, You Say Party! among others.
The once thriving scene in Vancouver …

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[16 May 2015 | Comments Off on Urban Cultural Festival Brings Local and International Headliners to Vancouver | ]
Urban Cultural Festival Brings Local and International Headliners to Vancouver

Vancouver music lovers are set for a treat at the 2015 Lucky Lady IV Urban Cultural Festival June 19-21 in Vancouver, B.C.

The musical portion of the event will be June 20 – 21 this year and more than 4,000 people are expected to attend.

Highlights include a fully catered red-carpet event on a three-storey yacht featuring local and international musicians from a variety of genres including EDM, hip-hop, afrobeats, bhangra and more.

As a stunning final, our headliner Walshy (Major Lazer), will perform simultaneously to Canada’s three time Champion Live Painter at the Concert on Canvas Festival.

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[3 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on *CANCELED* Legendary band The Toasters coming to Vancouver January 28th at the Hindenburg | ]

VanMusic and Super Chido productions are glad to present one of the best and original ska bands in the world: The iconic New York band The Toasters at the brand new The Hindenburg on January 28th. With very special guests The Elixxxirs and Devil in the Wood Shack. Tickets 12 in advanced and 15 at the door. Doors at 8 PM Music at 9 Sharp. Tickets available at Neptoon, Red Cat, Highlife and Zulu records on sale Friday 5th 19+

The Toasters were one of the first American bands in the third wave of ska, and are one of the longest active third wave ska bands. They have released nine studio albums, most of them on Moon Ska Records.

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[13 Nov 2014 | Comments Off on Moist announce show at Hard Rock Casino, Vancouver | ]
Moist announce show at Hard Rock Casino, Vancouver

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Moist announce show at Hard Rock Casino
Indie rockers and Juno-awarding winning Moist have just started a series of Canadian tour dates that will finish in their hometown of Vancouver at the Hard Rock Casino on December 4.
The tour dates were announced by the band earlier this year on their official website where they also offered fans VIP packages for each shows, which included a limited edition vinyl of their latest ‘Glory Under Dangerous Skies’, a signed poster of the band, preferred seating and much more.
The gig at the Hard Rock …

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[5 Jun 2014 | Comments Off on FREE OUTDOOR MOVIES VANCOUVER 2014 AT STANLEY PARK | ]
FREE OUTDOOR MOVIES VANCOUVER 2014 AT STANLEY PARK

The Chevron Summer Cinema Series at Stanley Park – “in the park after dark” free outdoor movies – returns every Tuesday from July 8 to September 2.

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[23 Aug 2013 | One Comment | ]
Exclusive DreamGrl Q and A

Singing and rapping since a young age, Chelsea is on her way to mastering a genre that she is eloquently carving through. Dreamwave and chill pop are the “kind-of-sort-of” labels she places on her work, but it delves much deeper.

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[10 Jul 2013 | Comments Off on EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH JAPANESE GIRLS | ]
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH JAPANESE GIRLS

Japanese Girls is an interesting band to come out of Vancouver. Not only for their unique name but also their astounding stage presence.

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[29 May 2013 | Comments Off on Vancouver Folk Music Festival July 19 to 21 2013 | ]
Vancouver Folk Music Festival July 19 to 21 2013

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VANCOUVER FOLK MUSIC FESTIVAL

The Vancouver Folk Music Festival today announced the line-up of artists on tap to perform over the weekend of July 19-21, 2013 at the festival’s beach-front site in Jericho Beach Park in Vancouver. Sixty-six artists and groups from over a dozen different countries, and with roots in many more, will gather together in the park for three days of concerts, collaboratory sessions and workshops. The festival runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights, as well as all day Saturday and Sunday, with seven daytime stages, and early evening …

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[1 Apr 2013 | Comments Off on Bonobo in Vancouver | ]
Bonobo in Vancouver

BONOBO – April 30 – Vancouver – Commodore Ballroom

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[3 Mar 2013 | Comments Off on Telus Ski and Snowboard Festival Kickoff – March 21 | ]
Telus Ski and Snowboard Festival Kickoff – March 21

Progressive rockers FEN are proud to announce they will be performing at this year’s Telus Ski & Snowboard Festival Kick Off on March 21st at the Electric Owl (926 Main St.) in Vancouver, BC. (show details below)

The band released their latest music video for their title track from their fifth and latest album ‘Of Losing Interest’ released last summer via indie label Ripple Music to follow up their fourth release ‘Trails Out Of Gloom’.

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[11 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on Hayden Announces North American Tour Dates | ]
Hayden Announces North American Tour Dates

Arts and Crafts to release internationally-celebrated Toronto artist’s seventh full-length album on February 5.
Four years is a long time to be away, so to help celebrate his exit from hibernation, Hayden will be embarking on a tour of small, very unique venues around Ontario in February before heading out on a North American tour in March. All tour dates and ticket purchase links are listed below.