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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
Interview with Ryland Steen of REEL BIG FISH

Interview with Ryland Steen of REEL BIG FISH

Welcome to Victoria. Have you ever been here before? If not, what are your first impressions?

 

Ryland “Rabbit” Steen: This is my first time ever being here, and I think it’s the band’s firs Posted: May 2, 2013

Author: Michael Luis
In this Article Artist(s) Reel Big Fish Resource(s): Michael Luis
Pj Kelly ~ \'Frontier\' : Review by Debora Alanna

Pj Kelly ~ 'Frontier' : Review by Debora Alanna

Review by Debora Alanna: Pj Kelly's current show, 'Frontier' @Polychrome Fine Arts gallery - Victoria BC Posted: Mar 13, 2015
Published by: Debora Alanna
In this Article Artist(s) Debora Alanna, Pj Kelly Resource(s): Embellish4art, Exhibit-v, Shawn Shepherd
LAUNCH PAD THEATRE CO\'S 2017 - 2018 SEASON

LAUNCH PAD THEATRE CO'S 2017 - 2018 SEASON

Launch Pad is pleased to introduce our 2017 - 2018 "A Kingdom for a Stage" Season Posted: Jul 17, 2017
In this Article Artist(s) Launch Pad Theatre Company Resource(s): The Craigdarroch Castle
Spirit of Place - Isle of Iona

Spirit of Place - Isle of Iona

Catherine Fraser has visited Iona four times between 2009-2015. “There is a special energy I experience on Iona,” she says, “The air is different, other worldly and timeless, renewing and replenishing my creativity.” Posted: Jan 3, 2019
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Dichotomy/The New Values/B-Lines/Defektors

Dichotomy/The New Values/B-Lines/Defektors

August 14, 2008 Honey Lounge I was shocked at how many people filled Honey Lounge to see the B-lines and the Defektors off on their tour of the West Coast, especially since the club is usually reserved for dancing college kids. The nig... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: ShannonGross
In this Article Artist(s) dichotomy, The New Values, Parallel Lines, Defektors Resource(s): Honey Lounge
How did D\'Arcy ska?

How did D'Arcy ska?

In the "How did blank ska?" feature, we'll get into just how our organizing team got into ska and reggae music. This first edition features our merchandise coordinator, D'Arcy Briggs

Posted: Jun 15, 2013
In this Article Artist(s) One Drop
Swank – Campfire Psalm CD Release

Swank – Campfire Psalm CD Release

Friday June 6, 2008 @ the Railway Club Expectations were running high for this CD release. Swank’s epic new CD/Karaoke DVD release Campfire Psalms has been greeted with banner press all around. Punters filled the Rail early, imbibing... Posted: Jun 25, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Boy Howdy
In this Article Artist(s) Swank Resource(s): Railway Club

TV on the Radio

I’ve heard from numerous sources that the dance floor at the Commodore is supported by a layer of tennis balls, but I’ve never had cause to believe it until TV on the Radio unknowingly put this hearsay to the test. During a visceral tak... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Author: Alex Hudson
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) TV on the Radio Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom
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
Author: Carolla Goetze
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) White Lung, Fucked Up, Crystal Antlers Resource(s): Richard's On Richards
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
The Clips - Matterhorn

The Clips - Matterhorn

Unfamiliar Records. The scene has been hit by the sharp sounds of a new five piece: The Clips. The debut album Matterhorn is made of raw, electric energy mingling among melodies. Lyrically, the album is freeform, created strictly from wh... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Author: Amelia Mackenzie
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Clips

In Your Facefest!

Well, it’s that time of year again: Faceplant Studios will be holding their 14th annual showcase June 6th at the Railway Club. With a thirty band line-up assembled from the community of a rehearsal/recording studio the show is eclectic ... Posted: May 24, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Orchard Pinkish
In this Article Artist(s) Motorama, Waltz Darling, Ford Pier, Evan Symons, Natural Flavas, MINTO Resource(s): Railway Club, FacePlant Productions
As I Lay Dying / Misery Signals / August Burns Red / Evergreen Terrace

As I Lay Dying / Misery Signals / August Burns Red / Evergreen Terrace

As I Lay Dying / Misery Signals / August Burns Red / Evergreen Terrace Croatian Cultural Centre, Tuesday April 29th Until this impeccably brutal show, I believed the Croatian Cultural Centre was to be avoided at all costs, but the na... Posted: May 6, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Edward Dinsley
In this Article Artist(s) Misery Signals, Evergreen Terrace, As I Lay Dying, August Burns Red Resource(s): Croatian Cultural Center
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