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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 ... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: ShannonGross
In this Article Artist(s) Jonathan Richman Resource(s): Richard's On Richards

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
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Alex Hudson
In this Article Artist(s) TV on the Radio Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom

Marble Rye CD release party Friday May 8th

Marble Rye CD release party Friday May 8th w/ The Matinee and Analog Bell Service The Railway is a decent room to watch a few amazing local bands tear it up. Even with a totally irrational layout that makes it appear packed to the gil... Posted: May 23, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Nathan Pike
In this Article Artist(s) The Matine, Marble Rye, Analog Bell Service Resource(s): Railway Club
Little Guitar Army show review

Little Guitar Army show review

Blue Oyster Cult appeared at the PNE years back and gifted their audience with a towering fury of ten guitars driving their howling classic,”Godzilla”. The overpowering glory of their stringed abundance ground itself into the memory of... Posted: Apr 8, 2010
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Gaalen Engen
In this Article Artist(s) Little Guitar Army Resource(s): Princeton Pub
PHOTO GALLERY: WACKEN METAL BATTLE, VANCOUVER – FINAL ROUND

PHOTO GALLERY: WACKEN METAL BATTLE, VANCOUVER – FINAL ROUND

Top-notch performances from all five bands at the Rickshaw Theatre for the final BC round of Wacken Metal Battle 2015 on Friday. The winners of Vancouver’s first four qualifying rounds (Bushwhacker, Unbeheld, Medevil, and Resurgence) performed along wit Posted: Apr 12, 2015
Author: Shane Lange
Published by: Factory Worker Media
In this Article Artist(s) Medevil, Bushwhacker, Unbeheld, Torrefy, Resurgence Resource(s): Rickshaw Theatre, Wacken Metal Battle Canada
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

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
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
Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank

Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank

Nervous Fellas with Deadcats and Swank June 20th, The Rickshaw Theatre By Allan MacInnis I remember witnessing a leather-jacketed rocker viciously take to pummelling a much smaller, dreadlocked kid at a Reverend Horton Heat show a few... Posted: Jul 9, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis
In this Article Artist(s) The Nervous Fellas, The Deadcats, Swank Resource(s): Rickshaw Theatre

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
Author: Orchard Pinkish
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Evan Symons, MINTO, Ford Pier, Motorama, Waltz Darling, Natural Flavas Resource(s): FacePlant Productions, Railway Club
Rachel Vanderzwet Artist

Rachel Vanderzwet Artist

Plastic Bangles by Rachel Vanderzwet at Deluge Contemporary Art Nov 11 - Dec 10, 2016 Posted: Jan 11, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino

Vancougar - “Canadian Tuxedo” CD/LP release party

w/ The Tranzmitors / Master Apes / Los Tycoons The Biltmore Cabaret July 11th, 2008 Mmmm! The Biltmore, with its refurbished red booths, red lights, cavernous mystery – once the most depressing waste of space in Mt. Pleasant, it is... Posted: Jul 17, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: David Bertrand
In this Article Artist(s) Vancougar, The Tranzmitors, Master Apes, Los Tycoons Resource(s): The Biltmore 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
The Upsidedown / The Dandy Warhols

The Upsidedown / The Dandy Warhols

Dick's On Dicks, Wed.June.18th With the 2008 Vancouver International Jazz Fest getting under way, the illustrious Commodore Ballroom is pretty well taken for a month or so solid at this time every year. As such, I was not so much surpris... Posted: Jun 27, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Filmore Mescalito Holmes
In this Article Artist(s) The Dandy Warhols, The Upsidedown Resource(s): Richard's On Richards
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