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White Lung/Abe Vigoda/Vivian Girls

White Lung/Abe Vigoda/Vivian Girls

White Lung/Abe Vigoda/Vivian Girls Biltmore Cabaret April 29th 2009 One unassuming day last summer, I went to the Astoria to see a girl band that was on a label I really love – In The Red. They were called the Vivian Girls, and they ... Posted: May 13, 2009
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: ShannonGross
In this Article Artist(s) White Lung, Abe Vigoda, Vivian Girls Resource(s): The Biltmore Cabaret
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
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
Author: Gaalen Engen
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Motorama Resource(s): Pat's Pub
Sun Wizard, Adelaide, MINTO and The Stumblers Inn

Sun Wizard, Adelaide, MINTO and The Stumblers Inn

The Railway Club, May 15th, 2009 The signature choo choo train circled the ceiling of the Railway Club as Sun Wizard took the stage on May 15th. The first of four Vancouver bands, Sun Wizard warmed up the crowd in their third performanc... Posted: May 24, 2009
Author: Sarah Westwood
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) MINTO, Sun Wizard , Adelaide, The Stumblers Inn Resource(s): Railway Club
Covering the Covers

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... Posted: Jan 14, 2010
Author: By Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Gnash Rambler, Little Guitar Army, Sick Sick Sicks, The Engimas, The Manglers Resource(s): The Bourbon, Railway Club

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
Author: Alex Hudson
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Beck Resource(s): The Orpheum

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, BIKE, Scatterheart Resource(s): Railway Club
Awakening Memory

Awakening Memory

Open Space presents Awakening Memory featuring artists Sonny Assu, lessLIE, and Marianne Nicolson. March 24 - April 29, 2017. Posted: Mar 25, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
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

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
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
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) The Nervous Fellas, The Deadcats, Swank Resource(s): Rickshaw Theatre

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 ... Posted: Oct 20, 2014
Author: Matt O'Connor
Published by: Nexus
In this Article Artist(s) Tequila Mockingbird Orchestra

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
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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