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THE HOTEL LOBBYISTS

THE HOTEL LOBBYISTS

Eazy-E, Bone Thugs, Big Tymers, you name it: the bitches-n-money ghetto-rap is slamming the minute I crack the door. Jordie Dammet, bassist for bar-rock goodboys The Hotel Lobbyists (and sideman for country boozer, Shiloh Lindsey), is boot-... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) The Hotel Lobbyists
Focus February 1967

Focus February 1967

Focus by Brad Nugent Posted: Dec 3, 2015
Author: Brad Nugent
Published by: Victoria Daily Times
In this Article Artist(s) The Mixed Emotions Resource(s): Strathcona Hotel 50's-90's, Peeping Tom

Pete Kohut interviewed by Sheila R. Alonzo

Pete Kohut interviewed by Sheila R. Alonzo Posted: Jan 28, 2015
Published by: Exhibit-v
Author: Sheila R. Alonzo
In this Article Artist(s) Pete Kohut

Review: Canadian Guitarist West Coast Comerford happy to play blues

A story on west coast Canadian blues guitar man, West Coast Comerford. Comerford has played in many blues bands out of Victoria, including the Rockin' Devils, All Them Blues Band and Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band. The piece was published on Digita Posted: Jan 9, 2017
Author: Marcus Hondro
Published by: Digital Journal
In this Article Artist(s) Uncle Wigglys Hot Shoes Blues Band, Mark Comerford, Mark Johnson, Hank Leonhardt, Hubert Sumlin, Muddy Waters Resource(s): Harpo's in Victoria

Roy Vizer from Jon & Roy – Interview

Victoria locals Jon and Roy have released a new album entitled Let It Go, which is a subtle departure from their previous and wildly successful album Homes. I spoke with Roy Vizer (drums/percussion) about the new album, the road, and what life at home in Posted: Dec 5, 2014
Published by: Vancouver Weekly
Author: Ricardo Khayatte
In this Article Artist(s) Jon and Roy

Corbin Murdoch and the Nautical Miles

Corbin Murdoch and the Nautical Miles Wartime Love Song Steeped in sweet melancholy and lyrical charm, Wartime Love Song, the second album by Corbin Murdoch and the Nautical Miles, enchants its listeners with an extended-concept love so... Posted: Jun 23, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: CJ Leon
In this Article Artist(s) Corbin Murdoch & The Nautical Miles
What Swank Did on Their Summer Vacation.

What Swank Did on Their Summer Vacation.

Swank sashayed out of Van this summer. How many gigs in how many nights? 6 gigs in 6 sweaty nights! It was like a military operation, but with booze. Name clubs and the bands that you played with. The Grateful Fed, Kelowna, The S... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Swank
Hawaiian Bibles / Ford Pier / Bel Riose / Invasives

Hawaiian Bibles / Ford Pier / Bel Riose / Invasives

ANZA Club - Sat.May.24th I was in a bit of a funk as I made my way down to the ANZA club, already half-cut and looking to have my shit saved by some good ‘ol rock and roll. And with tonight’s amazing lineup, I was sure to have the ... Posted: Jun 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Ford Pier, Bel Riose, Hawaiian Bibles, Invasives Resource(s): The Anza Club
Black Wizard Album Review

Black Wizard Album Review

Black Wizard s/t Vancouver's music scene seems to be traditionally known for two things: drugs and hard rock. Despite the critical pitfalls of these influences, the city has a habit of inexplicably turning out the most palatable and au... Posted: Jan 15, 2010
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Andrew Tape
In this Article Artist(s) Black Wizard
Heather Yamada @Gage Gallery

Heather Yamada @Gage Gallery

​Heather Midori Yamada presents ORB - a solo show at the Gage Gallery Aug 28 - Sept 8 2018 Opening Wed Aug 29 5-7pm. Visual artist Heather Midori Yamada has honed her professional skills over four decades. The artist’s CV boasts a... Posted: Aug 22, 2018
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
MOTORAMA

MOTORAMA

I entered Pat's Pub on Friday March 12th in the year of our lord 2010 to experience Motorama for the first time. There were three bands in the evening and Motorama opened. When I say opened, I mean OPENED. This power trio of punk dug int... Posted: Apr 8, 2010
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Gaalen Engen
In this Article Artist(s) Motorama Resource(s): Pat's Pub
Randall McGinnis at Xchanges Gallery.

Randall McGinnis at Xchanges Gallery.

Xchanges Gallery Is delighted to host PHOTOTEXTRINUM by Randall McGinnis in its physical space September 4-20, 2020 Randall McGinnis at Xchanges Gallery. COVID measures are in place. The artist can welcome four visitors to the gallery... Posted: Aug 31, 2020
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Workshop looks at the comics side of life

Workshop looks at the comics side of life

Gareth Gaudin sees two kinds of comic-book lovers: One looks for magic in the words and pictures, while the other won’t remove the plastic wrap. Gaudin, owner of Legends Comics and Books on Johnson Street, likes to think of himself as firmly in the f Posted: Jan 30, 2015
Published by: Times Colonist
Author: Richard Watts
In this Article Artist(s) Gareth Gaudin Resource(s): Royal BC Museum, Legends Comics and Books
Fake Shark Real Zombie

Fake Shark Real Zombie

Fake Shark Real Zombie at Biltmore Thursday October 16 I missed opener The Green Hour to attend the fundraiser at Pub 340 for the guys in The Hotel Lobbyists. A tragedy of that scope has not hit the Vancouver scene in many years and the ... Posted: Oct 27, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: dave bowes
In this Article Artist(s) Fake Shark Real Zombie Resource(s): The Biltmore Cabaret
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