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Recap of Victoria\'s 14th Annual Ska Festival

Recap of Victoria's 14th Annual Ska Festival

It is with a smile that we close the book on the 14th chapter of the Victoria Ska Festival. This entry is a look back on what made this year so special, and what we hope to build on in the future.

Posted: Jul 18, 2013
In this Article Resource(s): Victoria Ska & Reggae Festival

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... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: ~Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) Go Ghetto Tiger, Scatterheart, BIKE Resource(s): Railway Club
SEPULTURA – 30TH Anniversary Tour (w/ Destruction, Arsis & more) Live Review and Photo Gallery

SEPULTURA – 30TH Anniversary Tour (w/ Destruction, Arsis & more) Live Review and Photo Gallery

To understand the resurgent popularity of thrash metal among a new generation of fans one need look no further than Brazilian thrash stalwarts Sepultura. Posted: May 19, 2015
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media
Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura

Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura

April 10th, 2009 Cannibal Corpse/The Faceless/Neuraxis/Obscura Croatian Cultural Center By Marcell Fraser Easter Weekend: there could be no more appropriate time to witness a death metal show such as this, and the more than solid bill... Posted: May 4, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Marcell Fraser
In this Article Artist(s) Neuraxis, Cannibal Corpse, The Faceless, Obscura Resource(s): Croatian Cultural Center
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
The Spitfires, Battle Snakes & The Jolts @ The Media Club June 19th

The Spitfires, Battle Snakes & The Jolts @ The Media Club June 19th

The Spitfires, Battle Snakes & The Jolts @ The Media Club June 19th By: Denis Maile On this night of rock n roll The Jolts opened the show because their bassist was busy eating poutine. To make up for this The Jolts had not 1, but 3 dif... Posted: Jul 6, 2010
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) The Spitfires, The Jolts, Battle Snakes

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... Posted: Dec 30, 2014
Published by: Alberni Valley times
Author: Florentia Scott
In this Article Artist(s) Bluegrass Fever
Sex With Strangers/ Parlour Steps/ Call The City / Streetlight

Sex With Strangers/ Parlour Steps/ Call The City / Streetlight

Nearly Famous Music Festival Friday, November 14 @ Railway Club This night had a definite New Wave feel to it. A draft choice of late 70's and early 80's influences was bandied about. Streetlight, a four piece of bass, drums, keyboard... Posted: Nov 24, 2008
Author: Mark Bignell
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Parlour Steps, Sex with Strangers, Streetlight, Call The City Resource(s): Railway Club, Nearly Famous Music Festival

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. ... Posted: Oct 21, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Denis Maile
In this Article Artist(s) B.A. Johnston Resource(s): The APC Headquarters

Illuminations: Songs Towards the Light

Review of Ensemble Laude's Winter concert, 2014. Posted: May 30, 2015
Author: Elizabeth Courtney
Published by: Music in Victoria
In this Article Artist(s) Ensemble Laude
Propagandhi with the Rebel Spell and Cambridge

Propagandhi with the Rebel Spell and Cambridge

October 27th 2009, the Rickshaw After braving the absurd line-up of punks with little choice but to chain smoke furiously in an attempt to keep warm, I finally made it inside the Rickshaw Theatre---after an hour and a half. I guess... Posted: Nov 13, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Kristina Mameli
In this Article Artist(s) The Rebel Spell, Propagandhi, Cambridge Resource(s): Rickshaw Theatre
The Final Show Vonnegut Dollhouse

The Final Show Vonnegut Dollhouse

Thursday, November 13 at Honey Lounge The crystal chandeliers and velvet couches of Honey Lounge are the perfect backdrop for an eclectic band like Vonnegut Dollhouse. Formed two years ago by keyboardist James Ford and vocalist/guitar... Posted: Dec 4, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Mo Reynolds
In this Article Artist(s) Vonnegut Dollhouse Resource(s): Honey Lounge
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
White Lung/Crystal Antlers/Fucked Up

White Lung/Crystal Antlers/Fucked Up

White Lung/Crystal Antlers/Fucked Up @ Richard’s on Richards September 7th 2008 The sparse crowd was bewitched by the androgynous shrieking of White Lung’s Mish. As our ears would testify, there may have been no sound check and we we... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Carolla Goetze
In this Article Artist(s) White Lung, Fucked Up, Crystal Antlers Resource(s): Richard's On Richards
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All bars, clubs, lounges & similar venues have been ordered to close.

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