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Best Of 2016

Best of 2016: The Garage received a lot of blues CDs this year and all of them were above standard, but ultimately had to be judged for other reasons of personality, believability, skill and versatility, etc. Take a bow Michael Kaeshammer a... Posted: Apr 17, 2017
Published by: The Vancouver Sun
Author: Tom Harrison
In this Article Artist(s) The Bill Johnson Blues Band
In the House with CADENCE WEAPON (and his Fridge Full of Condiments)

In the House with CADENCE WEAPON (and his Fridge Full of Condiments)

I'm a white rocker, born of Abbotsford. All through high school I associated rap music with delinquents farting bass out of Honda Civics and punching people. But time passed, and at SXSW in Austin this past March, I stumble upon the Canadia... Posted: May 6, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) Cadence Weapon

Bel Riose

Rah Rah, Library Voices, Bel Riose & Bash Brothers The Railway Club Wednesday, February 18 2009 I’m glad I took the night off work this last Wednesday for a little Bel Riose eardrum shakeup at the Railway. In the process I discov... Posted: Mar 5, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Bel Riose, the bash brothers, Library Voices , Rah Rah Resource(s): Railway Club

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
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. Posted: Jul 5, 2018
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Interview with Dope Soda

Interview with Dope Soda

Interview with Dope Soda was done in June, 2012 by D'Arcy Briggs Ska Fest: When and where do you guys meet? When did you decide to form the band?   Dope Soda: Well Dope Soda was a project I have been wanting to do for a v... Posted: Oct 31, 2012
In this Article Artist(s) D'Arcy Briggs, Dope Soda
Victoria Jazz Orchestra Honours Heart of Music Scene

Victoria Jazz Orchestra Honours Heart of Music Scene

Known as the heart of Vancouver's vibrant jazz scene, saxophonist and pianist Ross Taggart let a national legacy of impressive musical contributions, along with an unmatched sense of humour. On Sunday, April 15 the Victoria Jazz Orchestra and special gue Posted: Nov 6, 2018
Author: Gulf Islands Driftwood
Published by: Driftwood Publishing Ltd.
In this Article Artist(s) The Victoria Jazz Orchestra
Zebra Art Collective at the Chapel Gallery.

Zebra Art Collective at the Chapel Gallery.

Zebra Art Collective at the Chapel Gallery. November 22 - December 14, 2019 In Light of Winter: nine artists paint midwinter. Opening is Friday Nov 22, 6-8pm  Artist’s Talk at 6:15pm The Chapel Gallery at St Matthias Church, 600... Posted: Nov 12, 2019
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
The Restarts, Fear of Tomorrow, The Rebel Spell, System Shit and Spectres

The Restarts, Fear of Tomorrow, The Rebel Spell, System Shit and Spectres

The Sweatshop, June 22nd I walked into the dimly-lit Sweatshop to catch the tail end of System Shit’s wonderfully sloppy set. Who would have thought that a punk gig would start at 7pm? Fear of Tomorrow hit the stage and began to sonica... Posted: Jun 29, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kai Tolley
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell, The Restarts, System Shit, spectres, Fear Of Tomorrow Resource(s): The Sweatshop
Last Plague / Hezzakya / Simian Rue

Last Plague / Hezzakya / Simian Rue

Royal Unicorn Cabaret April 25th, 2008 A pointless evening, overall; I came for Black Betty – Black Betty did not come! Ana was sick. They were replaced by the comparable, admirable Hezzakya, with huge double-stacks of amps-amps-amps ... Posted: May 6, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) Hezzakya, Simian Rue, Last Plague Resource(s): Royal Unicorn Cabaret

Fired Up! Ceramic Artists

                                Fired Up! Ceramic Artists in 2017 Experience and expertise are two key ingredients of the the Fired Up! ceramics collective. This talented and professional group of clay artists celebrate 33 years of annual Posted: Mar 25, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
GWAR Eternal: Blothar and Vulvatron on Oderus Urungus and the Persistence of GWAR

GWAR Eternal: Blothar and Vulvatron on Oderus Urungus and the Persistence of GWAR

Interview with Vulvatron, Blothar, and Pustulus Maximus in Vancouver for GWAR: Eternal tour. Posted: Nov 16, 2014
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media
In this Article Artist(s) GWAR Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom, Live Nation
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
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