BC poet and writer Shane Koyczan will be headlining at the Vogue Theatre tomorrow, April 21, 2012 with guest Hannah Epperson. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr Koyczan showcased Canada to the world through poetry when he performed “We Are More” during the opening ceremony of the Vancouver 2010 and prior to that, he became […]
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Ingrid Michaelson will be performing at the Commodore Ballroom in Vancouver this Sunday, April 22, 2012. Michaelson released her latest album, Human Again, this past January and is known for several hit singles, about love and relationships, like “The Way I Am,” “Maybe,” and “Keep Breathing.” Her songs have been featured on television shows such […]
Photo courtesy of Live Nation Elvis Costello & The Impostors play the Orpheum in Vancouver April 10, 2012 at the Canadian debut of their Spinning Songbook Tour. At each performance, select fans are invited on stage to spin the songbook wheel, creating a different set at each show. The gameshow-style songbook wheel contains over 40 […]
This week Tourism Vancouver launched the world’s first destination-based music video the world’s first professionally produced destination film in music video format. It features the music of Reid Hendry and Adam Bailie of Watasun who were once buskers on Granville. A few days before that video was launched, Thomas Stratmann of Germany emailed me a […]
This morning a new non-profit organization launched in Vancouver with a focus on the therapeutic power of music. Music Heals will unite music therapy-related initiatives (such as the Music Therapy Ride) and support a wide range of music therapy services to communities across Canada. “(Music therapy) can make the difference between withdrawal and awareness, between […]