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Pearl Jam and Mudhoney in Vancouver 2011

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One of the most influential bands of the 1990s, Pearl Jam is celebrating its 20th anniversary by (among other things) heading out on a Canadian tour this summer. If that’s not enough to get Pearl Jam fanatics and grunge lovers excited, they will also be touring with special guests (and musical pioneers), Mudhoney. Source: Pearl […]

Summer Live 2011 in Stanley Park

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As a part of the continuing celebrations for Vancouver’s 125th anniversary, Summer Live will showcase the best of BC entertainment with a free 3-day concert series in Stanley Park this July. Said the Whale, Mother Mother, Dan Mangan, We Are the City. Photo credit: John Bollwitt This afternoon participating artists were announced and the line-up […]

Future Shop Musical Instrument Store Giveaway

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Last week Future Shop opened its first local musical instruments store at Park Royal featuring top-brand instruments, pro-audio equipment, as well as offering music lessons. This is the third musical instrument store for Future Shop and the first in the Lower Mainland. They will carry top names including Fender, Korg, Marshall and Yahama, and lessons […]

Vancouver’s Thorny Bleeder Makes CBC Radio 3’s Top 10 Music Websites List

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CBC Radio 3 is currently hosting a search for the Best Music Website in Canada. Over the last few weeks, through an online public poll, they have narrowed down the field with Vancouver having a strong showing in the top 30 listings (including Vancouver is Awesome’s music section and Backstage Rider). This week we’re down […]

Music Monday: Carmen Townsend, Red Cedar, West Coast Pop!

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Since I profiled In Medias Res last week I have received wonderful leads and information about some upcoming shows to check out around Vancouver. This has prompted a return of my shamefully underused ‘Music Monday‘ series. Carmen Townsend Fresh off her Australian tour and prior to returning home to the East Coast, Carmen will be […]