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Mother Mother live at the PNE Summer Night Concerts

PNE Summer Night Concerts Kicks Off With Beloved Vancouver Giants It’s that time of year again, the PNE has officially

Rancid & Dropkick Murphys live in Vancouver

Rancid & Dropkick Murphys @ Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre     Photography by Jacob Zinn What’s better than one awesome punk band headlining a killer show? How about TWO punk rock bands? California ’90s fourpiece Rancid and east coast Celtic sextet Dropkick Murphys made the Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre feel like an intimate club when they performed there

Sylvan Esso live in Vancouver at the Commodore Ballroom

Sylvan Esso At: The Commodore Ballroom     When: August 15 2017     Concert photography by: Amanda Waschuk When

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers live in Vancouver with The Lumineers

YOU DON’T KNOW HOW IT FEELS 3 songs. As a photog for a show you usually get three songs to

Metallica live in Vancouver

Metallica w/ Avenged Sevenfold and Gojira BC Place, Vancouver August 14, 2017 Review by Amanda Waschuk     photos by Jacob Zinn Metallica fans flocked in swarms arriving as early as 1pm to BC Place, the biggest concert venue in Vancouver, for their chance to see the metal band for the second last show of their WorldWired 2017 tour supporting their latest album

Royal Blood live in Vancouver

Blood at the Commodore Ballroom   August 8, 2017 – Review by Amanda Waschuk – Photos by Jacob Zinn Kicking the night off right, the show started with local alternative rock band War Baby and from the start of their set, the room was already full.  The show was sold out but concert-goers arrived early and were paying more than just respectful

Concerts at the Pier with Little Destroyer

White Rock’s Pier Rocks Hard When the White Rock Concerts at the Pier were announced it was exciting to see acts like Chilliwack and Platinum Blonde announced to be playing just off the promenade, but for me there was nothing more exciting than that of Little Destroyer. From the moment I heard this band it was instant love, and with every passing moment that admiration and

The Decemberists live in Vancouver

The Shuffling Off to Ragnarök Tour With an utter bias when it comes to The Decemberists, I was elated to walk

Violent Femmes with Echo and the Bunnymen live in Vancouver

PNE Amphitheatre is Alive When you think of putting bands together for a show it would only make sense to grab

Ty Segall live in Vancouver

Freedom Returned as Ty Rips Through Vancouver Last year when I went to Sasquatch Music Festival I came to find this insanely

In The Valley Below live in Vancouver

Oh My… Elephant With baited breath we have waited for new music from In The Valley Below since “Peaches” and “Dove Season”. With the recent release of their new EP, Elephant, the wait is over and we just had to dive in and check it out in advance of seeing them in Vancouver concert at The Biltmore Cabaret on July 28,

Ed Sheeran live in Vancouver at Rogers Arena 2017

Vancouver Lit With The Shape of You It was a busy night for concert lovers in Vancouver on Friday night

Jack Johnson live in Burnaby at Deer Lake Park

In Closing – We Are All Better Together With the cancellation of festival after festival, I kept thinking why would no one push hard to get a festival into Deer Lake Park? The fact is, this is one of the most beautiful venues out there with the sloping hill, lake-view backdrop, nice flat raised upper section for your food and

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2017

The 40th Anniversary of Vancouver Folk Music Festival It may not have been the 40th anniversary of folk music at

Ben Harper live in Vancouver

Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals at the Commodore Ballroom It may have been one of the busiest weekends of

Khalid live in Vancouver at the PNE Forum

The “American Teen” Comes ‘Rollin’ into Vancouver Welcome to Vancouver Khalid… you sure as eff did it in style to a sold-out PNE forum. The forum was lit- wait, can you say lit when it was packed with people who were probably at least 75% under the age of 17? Regardless, the place was insanely packed and singing along to each

Rifflandia 2017 with Moby

We are pretty sure that it is obvious why you should make your way over on the ferry to catch Rifflandia

Offspring with Sublime with Rome at Abbotsford Centre

It isn’t summer without awesome concerts, and Abbotsford kicked the season off with one heck of a show. Last Friday, The Offspring and Sublime With Rome headlined a raucously fun show at the Abbotsford Centre. The SoCal punk double bill brought more than 5,000 fans to the arena for a ’90s flashback packed with hits. Sublime With Rome brought good

Vancouver Folk Music Festival

On Thursday night, July 13 2017 at 7 p.m. Vancouverites can be part of something truly special when the Vancouver Folk Music

Surrey Canada Day with Hedley and MAGIC!

Surrey Just Keeps Growing This was my second year celebrating Canada Day in Surrey. The first time was in 2015

Mondo Cozmo Interview

Alexis was able to take some time with Josh from Mondo Cozmo while at Sasquatch! Music Festival. Check it out! Alexis: So, my first question that I had for you is from a fan who is a little bit curious to know: is Mondo Cozmo a band, or just a solo project by you? Josh: Oh it’s just me; I

Interview with Manatee Commune

Alexis: Do you have any pets? I saw a photo of a dog on your Instagram. Grant: Yeah I do

Ryan Adams live in Vancouver

Do You Still Love Me – Vancouver There was nothing really all that different about seeing Ryan Adams this time,

Jurassic 5 live in Vancouver

J5 is Alive If any Commodore performance could be considered golden, it’s Jurassic 5‘s. In their first time back since the 2013 Squamish Festival, the alternative hip-hop six-piece got the place jumping last weekend with two sold-out shows on Granville Street. Their Friday/Saturday sets included a ton of J5 jams, including “Concrete Schoolyard,” “Quality Control,” “Jurass Finish First” and the

Corey Feldman and the Angels live in Bellingham

There is so much that could be said about the Corey Feldman and the Angels concert that took place in Bellingham at

Rococode Release new EP – “Young Ones”

Photo credit to Lynol Lui (he captures the essence of Rococode so well) On June 16th Vancouver’s beloved band, Rococode, released a six song EP entitled “Young Ones” and after giving it a few listens through I feel compelled to talk about it. Detesting comparisons between bands I still need to state that it’s suiting to have had Caleb Shreve (Tegan and Sara,

CKY live in Vancouver

“C-K-Y! C-K-Y! C-K-Y!” After eight long years, Vancouver was finally able to chant those three letters again as the alt-metal

Sasquatch! Music Festival 2017 Review and Photographs

Down at the Gorge for Sasquatch! Music Festival *Editor Note, the delay in posting was the editor’s fault!* When the call comes that there is an opportunity to go down to review and photograph Sasquatch! Music Festival 2017 you immediately drop everything and find a way to make it happen. That is what happened when VIES had a last minute change to