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Get Over the Loss of Pemby by going to The Center Of Gravity

Center of Gravity Festival I know a lot of people who bought tickets to PembyFest are probably, and rightfully, royally pissed off right now, but for every grey cloud you can find a silver lining. The silver lining could come in the form of WayHome who has generously offered ticket holders some deals, but there is a much brighter lining

Testament with Sepultura live in Vancouver

Testament with Sepultura at The Commodore Ballroom Who said nothing fun happens on Wednesdays? Vancouver metalheads were in for a

The Flaming Lips live in Vancouver

The Queen Elizabeth Theatre or Alice’s Wonderland? In 1993 the world learned all about a girl who used vaseline, a guy who used magazines, and yet another girl that used tangerines (“She Don’t Use Jelly”) from an experimental psych rock indie type band from Oklahoma City… The Flaming Lips. Fast forward almost a quarter of a century and the Lips

Jimmy Eat World live in Vancouver

Six years ago, Jimmy Eat World headlined the Commodore and had Vancouver wanting more. Last Wednesday was no different. The Mesa

The Smugglers live in Vancouver

The Smugglers, The Muffs, Chixdiggit, and Needles // Pins at the Commodore Ballroom It was a show unlike any other

Me First and the Gimme Gimmes live in Vancouver

Elton John, Dolly Parton and John Denver probably never played the Commodore, but their music still rings through the ballroom. That’s because punk rock supergroup Me First and The Gimme Gimmes was there on Wednesday, covering songs like “Rocket Man,” “Jolene” and “Leaving on a Jet Plane” in an uptempo style and flashy pink suits. The band featured Spike Slawson

Barns Courtney live in Vancouver

Glitter & Gold for Cinco de Mayo at the Biltmore Cabaret In a couple of weeks Barns Courtney will be competing for

1975 live in Vancouver at the PNE Forum

The first time I caught the 1975 was at Venue Nightclub down on Granville Street. A few short years later and here they are at the PNE Forum having thousands of girls swooning. How has this group managed to get all the love from the girls? Matthew (Matty) Healy seams to be the answer. Is it his sweet sounds when he sings

Pond live in Vancouver

Aussie Psych Rockers Sell Out the Biltmore Cabaret I won’t lie, I was shocked to find out that the Biltmore

Dune Rats live in Vancouver

There was a wave of Australians that ebbed into the Rickshaw Theatre on Friday night to catch the power rock band Dune

BottleRock Napa Valley 2017 Schedule

The First Taste of Summer in the Napa Valley There is not much I appreciate more than good music, but when you add in some culinary dreams and pretty much have one of the best assortments of craft beers… look out! Oh, I didn’t even mention the fact that this is all taking place in the Napa Valley with around

Interview with Little Hurricane in Preview of BottleRock 2017

We’re only about a month away from BottleRock 2017 and our excitement for it to mark our first festival of the year is near exasperating. Like most years the lineup of bands, culinary artists, wines, brews, and food is utterly outstanding so whether you are going mainly for the Foo Fighters, Martha Stewart, or a Red Seal Ale from North Coast Brewing

The Zombies live at The Commodore Ballroom

It took 50 years for The Zombies to reach Vancouver, but it was absolutely worth the wait. The ’60s English rock band – best known for the hit singles “She’s Not There” and “Tell Her No” – headlined the Commodore Ballroom on Friday night, performing two sets for a packed house. The first set featured the current iteration of the

War Baby with Ghost Meat and Ben Rogers @ The Cobalt

Eastside Flea After Party at the Cobalt At the Cobalt April 21 2017 War Baby is back! With their recent EP release of Coma Kid, the band played the Cobalt last night and will soon share the stage with Australian rock stars, Dune Rats, at the Rickshaw on April 28th. If you had gone to the Eastside Flea then you would have been

Interview with Dune Rats

Walking Through The Bush with Dune Rats Brett Jansch Call me pathetic, call me terrible, call me what you will,

San Fermin at The Biltmore Cabaret Live Photographs

Belong at the Biltmore Cabaret On Thursday night the Biltmore Cabaret filled up early for Icelandic band, Low Roar, as they

Two Door Cinema Club live in Vancouver

Bad Decisions at Orpheum Gameshow It was my first time going to a Two Door Cinema Club concert and it will

Blossoms live in Vancouver

Crucify me if you must… but last night’s Blossoms concert at the Fox Cabaret took me on a drive some 50 minutes away from their hometown to a place called Wigan. How did I end up having my mind race towards this other little Brit town? Starsailor! Summing up the sound of the band I would easily put them into the Starsailor

Good Charlotte Live in Vancouver

Nostalgia Trip at the Commodore The Commodore is a 19+ venue, but everyone there on Monday felt like they were

Game Of Thrones Live Concert Experience in Vancouver

Music Is Coming!! From the start I must admit that when I heard of the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience I rolled my eyes. I assumed it was a gimmick contrived to cash in on the phenomenal success of the most impressive fantasy worlds we have ever had the pleasure to get to know(*see below). Delving deeper into the truth, I

Biffy Clyro live in Vancouver

Who’s Got A Match? The Vogue Theatre got absolutely torched last night in Vancouver when the entire crowd jumped up

The Tea Party live in Vancouver

20 Years of Transmission at The Commodore Ballroom At last night’s concert at The Commodore Ballroom Jeff Martin was happy to talk

Jain live in Vancouver

“Walking On The Sky Of My Dreams” at The Biltmore Cabaret with Jain Arriving at the Biltmore Cabaret I noticed a lady walking by and attempting to dodge the rain for a few seconds she asked the door guy who was playing tonight… Jain. She was all like “no fucking way… Jain is playing here tonight?” Is it sold out? Yup!

Mother Mother live in Vancouver

Night One of Five at The Commodore Ballroom with Mother Mother As if Mother Mother has not already proven time and time

Passenger live in Vancouver

Somebody’s Love live at the Orpheum Michael David Rosenberg, aka Passenger, came back to Vancouver with love in his heart for

The Gorillaz are Back!

Loving the fact that there is new Gorillaz Music? It should come as no surprise that the list of performers

Sasquatch! Festival 2017 Preview and Breakdown

It is almost that time of year again, my favourite time of year, as festival season kicks off at the

Allan Rayman live in Vancouver

Mr. Roadhouse Swoons the Rio The mystery for many of us was revealed in Vancouver at the Rio Theatre as Mr. Roadhouse, aka Allan Rayman, started to open up a bit during his live concert! Was it the wine? Was it the continual media chasing him? Was it him just being earnest? Regardless of what it was, Allan admitted that outside

Contest Alert – Good Charlotte @ Commodore Ballroom

2 Tickets To See Good Charlotte @ The Commodore Ballroom On Monday, April 10th, 2017 Good Charlotte will be bringing their Youth Authority