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The most picturesque places to watch live music in Canada

The artfully lit Copper Owl in Victoria, B.C. Posted: Jun 14, 2018
Published by: CBC
Author: Samantha White
In this Article Resource(s): Copper Owl
It Ain’t Easy Being Subhuman

It Ain’t Easy Being Subhuman

The venue shift for the Subhumans May 15th gig - from the Anza to the Ukrainian Hall (805 E. Pender) - returns the band to the scene of the famed 1979 Rock Against Prisons benefit, which also included Tunnel Canary, AKA, the female-fronted ... Posted: May 5, 2009
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Subhumans Resource(s): The Ukrainian Hall
Interview with Rocky Mountain Rebel Music

Interview with Rocky Mountain Rebel Music

Interview with RMRM done in October, 2012 by D'Arcy Briggs Ska Fest: So first off, RMRM have become known as one of the region's best ska, reggae, and party bands. What were some of the original ideas behind the group and how would yo... Posted: Oct 31, 2012
In this Article Artist(s) Rocky Mountain Rebel Music Resource(s): D'Arcy Briggs
ArtSea 2019 Spring Studio Tour

ArtSea 2019 Spring Studio Tour

Like multiplying spring bulbs, the number of artists taking part in ArtSea’s Spring Studio tour has almost doubled over last year’s tour. Thirty artists will open their studio doors to the public on June 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.... Posted: Apr 22, 2019
Author: Wendy Picken
In this Article Artist(s) Wendy Duffield Resource(s): Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula, McTavish Academy of Art, ArtSea Gallery in Tulista Park
Carcass at The Commodore Ballroom

Carcass at The Commodore Ballroom

It’s been six long years since Carcass were last in Western Canada, and in the months since the Decibel Tour was announced, an electric atmosphere of anticipation has grown to a fever pitch for tonight’s show. This is shown from the ear... Posted: Jun 5, 2014
Published by: LiveVan
Author: Rich Taylor
In this Article Artist(s) Carcass, GORGUTS, The Black Dahlia Murder, Noisem Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom

Beck

Perhaps more so than any other artist of his generation, Beck is a master of mutation, reinventing himself with each tour and album. Recent Beck tours have featured lavish, gimmicky stage shows, including life-size marionettes and kitchen t... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Alex Hudson
In this Article Artist(s) Beck Resource(s): The Orpheum
Jo-Anne Silverman at Gage Gallery

Jo-Anne Silverman at Gage Gallery

“Art makes a gift from the heart” Silverman’s background in community service comes forward in her solo LUSH exhibition. Each of the sixteen works at Gage Gallery are offered to customers on a “Pay as You Can” basis. Proceeds go to the Cool A Posted: Feb 12, 2020
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
In this Article Artist(s) Jo-Anne Sliverman
Jazz Sextet Continues To Groove

Jazz Sextet Continues To Groove

She’s been at it for 35 years, but Toni Blodgett’s love of jazz continues to fuel her band’s unique blend of what she calls “more traditional” music. What it really means is her group has access to a vast repertoire of jazz tunes and has develo Posted: Jun 25, 2016
Author: Tim Collins
Published by: VicNews
In this Article Artist(s) CanUS Hot Jazz Band
Haren Vakil at the Gage Gallery, Feb 16 2021

Haren Vakil at the Gage Gallery, Feb 16 2021

http://www.artopenings.ca/haren-vakil.html Posted: Jan 25, 2021
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Minto Climbs Olympus

Minto Climbs Olympus by Matt Hagarty It's any young band's dream to record an album with such a marquee name as Steve Albini's. Recording with the famed sound engineer/pundit responsible for output from Nirvana, Superchunk, The Stooges,... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Matt Hagarty
In this Article Artist(s) MINTO
Collages by Agnes Ananichuk,

Collages by Agnes Ananichuk,

Beauty of Waste An Exhibition of collages by Agnes Ananichuk, Posted: Jun 13, 2019
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

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
Author: Tom Harrison
Published by: The Vancouver Sun
In this Article Artist(s) The Bill Johnson Blues Band
Get Lucky with Tom Holliston!

Get Lucky with Tom Holliston!

I’ve always thought that someone should rhyme “Erik Estrada” with “vagina dentata” in a song, and it occurred to me, when I came late and awestruck to the solo output of songwriter and Nomeansno/Hanson Brothers guitarist Tom Holli... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) NoMeansNo, Tom Holliston, Showbusiness Giants
BLACK MOUNTAIN: In the Future In the Now

BLACK MOUNTAIN: In the Future In the Now

“Fucking Amazing,” says drummer Joshua Wells about Black Mountain’s current North American tour. “This is the best tour I’ve ever been on. It’s been unbelievable at times! We’ve played a few places we’ve never been before…... Posted: Apr 1, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Ferdy belland
In this Article Artist(s) Black Mountain
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