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The Pack AD / Cadaver Dogs / The TVees / Valerie Graham

The Pack AD / Cadaver Dogs / The TVees / Valerie Graham ANZA Club June 20th, 2008 Dave Bertrand So we swagger in with our free stamps and I'm feelin' good – old friends in the house, old friends at the bar, fist of beer; I enjoy the...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand

The Bronx/ A Textbook Tragedy/ Battle Snakes @ Richard’s on Richards

The Bronx/ A Textbook Tragedy/ Battle Snakes @ Richard’s on Richards April 1st 09 By: Denis Maile My night began with me trying to scalp my ticket out front of Richard’s. I had only just found out that day that I would be on the g...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile

Go Ghetto/Bike/Scatterheart/H.B @ The Railway, Saturday July 5th

Yowza! Saturday night was a melting pot of birthdays, friends, and 4 of Vancouver’s finest bands all under one small jam-packed roof. Getting over the ridiculous layout of The Railway takes some time getting used to if you’re not a regu...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: ~Nathan Pike

Dinosaurs Exhumed Downtown

Author: Peter Grainger
Published by: Drop D Magazine

Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra charm hometown crowd

Victoria’s Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra recently played Upstairs Cabaret here in their hometown of Victoria with locals Compassion Gorilla and Carousels opening up. There was a strong sense of community and no shortage of dancing at the ...
Author: Matt O'Connor
Published by: Nexus

Two shows, one night.

Two shows, one night. By: denis maile I shouldn’t write this review. I didn’t know it was going to happen. I didn’t plan on hitting two shows, I didn’t plan on writing about my night, and I didn’t even plan on getting drunk. ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile

Jonathan Richman

Richards on Richards, July 2 As someone far more familiar with the Modern Lovers than Jonathan Richman’s solo output, I had little idea what to anticipate from his show. All I know is that it took place on my birthday, and Mr. Richman ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: ShannonGross

Saanich elementary students draw attention to local ecosystem with art

Grade 4/5 students attending McKenzie Elementary produce poems and pictures for Swan Creek bridge
Author: Wolf Depner
Published by: Saanich News/ Black Press

Interview with Marcus Geard and Glen Pine of THE SLACKERS

This interview also appears in issue #51 of Absolute Underground.

New York’s The Slackers have been combining ska, dub, reggae, and rock n’ roll for over 20 years. The Hellcat Re

Published by: Absolute Underground
Author: Michael Luis

Press reviews

Bluegrass fans were treated to a lively and fun evening Friday night, Nov. 4, at Char's Landing. Bluegrass Fever tore through an eclectic repertoire, consisting of traditional American tunes like Sweet Sally Brown and Fly Around My Prett...
Published by: Alberni Valley times
Author: Florentia Scott

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 ...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Dave Bertrand

Covering the Covers

The Manglers and The Engimas at the Bourbon, January 8th The Sick Sick Sicks, Gnash Rambler, Little Guitar Army at The Railway, January 10th By Allan MacInnis Nothing like a good cover tune to make a great live show even better. Case i...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: By Allan MacInnis

Live Review: Sleep and Black Wizard

Sleep and Black Wizard, Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver February 7th 2015 While there has been much to enjoy with the spate of band reunions in recent years, (how many fans have had the renewed opportunity to witness performances by Carcas...
Published by: LiveVan.com
Author: Rich Taylor

Stand Down C.D. Release Party

The Glim Project / Incura / Stand Down / Hezzakya Stand Down C.D. Release Party The Penthouse, Fri. May 9th Edward Dinsley I hate being the reviewer who turns up late to a show and all but misses the opening act. Unfortunately, I was...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Edward Dinsley

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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...
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
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from Victoria BC
Jeff
Jazz, blues from Victoria BC
Dean Caplan
from Victoria BC
Club Hacienda
Located in Market Square. Operated in the 1990's aka La Haci...
Closed / Inactive
Eugene's Poster & Rack Card Distribution Service
All of my posters go into businesses and offices as well as ...
Victoria BC
Open / Operational
Crafthouse Vic West
Great food, cocktails, local beers, and live music.
Open / Operational
Bread and Butter Tiles
Rosemary and Geoff Murray are the makers of handmade ceramic...
940 Dunsmuir Rd Victoria BC
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