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Jets Overhead 'Fully Shed' the Layers for Chan Centre Show

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The following post was contributed by my Jets Overhead contest winner, Warwick Patterson of ThisCityRocks.com Beautiful. In the most concise way possible, that is how I can describe the stripped-down CBC Radio 2 Live Sessions show that Jets Overhead delivered last night. There is always something special about seeing a band in room designed specifically […]

Interview with Antonia of Jets Overhead

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Jets Overhead will be playing the Live Sessions at the Chan Centre on Thursday before heading out on tour. I had the chance to speak with Antonia Freybe-Smith this week about the tour, the band and their album No Nations. Antonia met her fellow bandmates while living in Victoria where they formed Jets Overhead in […]

The Live Sessions: Ali Milner and Jets Overhead

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The Chan Centre at UBC has been hosting a series of music showcases over the last few weeks called the Live Sessions. The featured artists are all Canadian singers, songwriters and bands. It’s been a great opportunity to see these artists for a low-dough $15 ticket before they inevitably make it big on the world’s […]

Canadian Country Music Awards 2009

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This afternoon Vancouver is hosting the Canadian Country Music Awards at GM Place. Thanks to Gabrielle Durning of the Uptown Giftbox Company, there will be a team of bloggers in the official Gift Lounge to cover a slice of the excitement happening all morning, noon, and night. A few weeks ago I put the call […]

Great Canadian Song Quest from CBC Radio 2

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CBC Radio 2 is looking for the most inspirational place in Canada. One with such influence that the nation will vote on its importance and a Canadian music legend will come up with a song, singing its praises. All of this will happen through The Great Canadian Song Quest. “Whether it’s a secret meeting place, […]