Archive for the category "music"

Surrey Youth Band Jam and Skate


Monday, March 3rd, 2008 — 9:35pm PDT
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My Surrey touchstone in the blog world, Paul, sent along a Facebook invite to the following event that made me (almost) get up and do the chicken dance. “Bring your friends and kick it old style as we bring back Stardust Roller Skating! Battle of the Bands, vote for your favorite! Dance demonstrations, roller skating, […]

Vancouver Does SXSW


Thursday, February 28th, 2008 — 12:54pm PDT
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Everyone is talking about it, from musicians to geeks and social media fanboys and girls, it’s the uber popular SXSW (South by Southwest) festival and it’s happening next week. The SXSW MUSIC AND MEDIA CONFERENCE showcases hundreds of musical acts from around the globe on over fifty stages in downtown Austin. By day, conference registrants […]

Matthew Good's US and Canada Tour with Band


Tuesday, February 26th, 2008 — 4:58am PDT
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Last year was a huge year for our favourite singer/songwriter (who just happens to also make some amazing halibut). Photo Credit: PatZ on Flickr Matthew Good’s latest album, Hospital Music, debuted at #1 in Canada and climbed up the top 10 even on iTunes charts in the US where he doesn’t even have a label. […]

Meet Ray LaMontagne


Monday, February 25th, 2008 — 10:29pm PDT
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Ever since my post this morning I’ve had his music stuck in my head and for those of you who didn’t Google the lyrics, they were from a song by Ray LaMontagne.

WTS – What the Surrey #21: Winterfest 2008


Wednesday, January 16th, 2008 — 3:30pm PDT
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With all the talk about outdoor skating rinks lately I was pretty pleased to hear that they will be constructing one (temporarily) in Surrey for Winterfest 2008. On Saturday, February 9th from 12:00pm to 10:00pm Canada’s Cultural Capital City for 2008 will be the place to be, giving all you Surreyites, New Westers, Burnabyians, Vancouverites, […]

The Middle East in Cambridge and the MG US Tour


Wednesday, December 19th, 2007 — 1:29pm PDT
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Boston and I had a tumultuous relationship. I moved there alone not knowing anyone or having ever visited the city before. I had a new role with my company, a new house, and new friends to seek out, which wasn’t easy. One thing that I was able to go out and do by myself (that […]