The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC presents Ruthie Foster, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Carrie Rodriguez, the Lone Star State’s diverse and celebrated songwriters on November 8th at the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Performing as part of of the Texas Troubadours project, these three distinctive voices come together for the first time to […]
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Renowned folk group Anda Union will captivate Canadian audiences for the first time at the Chan Centre on March 26th, with their stirring, mystical sounds from Inner Mongolia. Playing rare traditional instruments, including the horse head fiddle and the two-string lute, the nine-member group blends haunting throat singing and stunning harmonies to conjure visions of […]
Mexican singer/songwriter Lila Downs will be in Vancouver this weekend, bringing her award-winning music to the Chan Centre for one show only. Her music combines traditional Mexican melodies with blues, jazz, and soul. Photo by: Ricardo Trabulsi “Well-known for her lifetime of social activism, Downs works to maintain cultural identity, celebrating her indigenous Oaxacan heritage […]
The Chan Centre will be hosting legendary tango pianist Pablo Ziegler with violinist Regina Carter on February 16, 2013. The Latin Grammy Award-winning pianist is coming to Vancouver for the first time in decades to perform an intoxicating fusion of tango and jazz, originally performed in New York’s legendary Jazz Standard club. There is no […]
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 […]