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Interpol Plays Vancouver January 2011

Comments 87 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Interpol is coming to Vancouver to play the Orpheum January 27th, 2011 and tickets go on sale this Friday, November 19th at 10:00am through Live Nation. Interpol’s fourth album was released in September and thanks to stations like The Peak in Vancouver, more and more people are discovering the brilliance of this independent act from […]

Peak Performance Project Finale Showcase 2010

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The award-winning Peak Performance Project is wrapping up for another year after announcing its top 5 finalists earlier this week. Pared down from a group of 20 artists, who all performed at a weekly showcase in October, the top 3 finalists will take part in the finale showcase this month at the Commodore. Finalists Said […]

Western Canadian Music Awards 2010

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Last night the Western Canadian Music Awards were handed out at the Kelowna Community Theatre, wrapping up this year’s BreakOut West music festival and conference. The awards celebrate and recognize achievements in Canadian music for artists based between Manitoba and BC, including the Northwest Territories and the Yukon. The event went quickly with over twenty […]

Peak Performance Project 2010 Vote Now

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The award-winning Peak Performance Project is now in its final stages. The top 20 musicians, artists and acts were announced, they all went to bootcamp, they all performed in live showcases over the last month, and now it’s time to vote for your favourite. 2009 PPP winners, We Are the CityPhoto credit: John Bollwitt The […]

Hanson at the Commodore This Month, Win Tickets

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Hanson will be playing the Commodore September 25th, bringing their mature and intimate rock sound back to Vancouver for the first time in two years. I had the chance to interview Zac, Taylor, and Isaac two years ago at the Commodore along with Keira. At the time they were promoting their album “The Walk” by […]

MusicFest Vancouver 2010

Comments 13 by Rebecca Bollwitt

MusicFest Vancouver (formerly known as Festival Vancouver) presents ten days of jazz, contemporary, world, choral and classical music performances. One of the first events on the docket is Celebracion! happening August 6th at the Orpheum. Celebracion! is an amazing gathering of Latin jazz performers from the USA, Argentina, Cuba and Canada. Headlining the show is […]