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Live Review: Sleep and Black Wizard

Live Review: Sleep and Black Wizard

Sleep and Black Wizard, Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver February 7th 2015 While there has been much to enjoy with the spate of band reunions in recent years, (how many fans have had the renewed opportunity to witness performances by Carcas... Posted: Feb 13, 2015
Author: Rich Taylor
Published by: LiveVan.com
In this Article Artist(s) Sleep, Black Wizard Resource(s): The Commodore Ballroom
Behind The Canvas: Michael Abraham

Behind The Canvas: Michael Abraham

From http://artperspective.org Our profile series 'Behind the Canvas' this week with Canadian artist, Michael Abraham. We have been following Michael's work for more than a decade and he continues to evolve, playing with scale, texture and expanding fro Posted: Aug 7, 2015
Published by: http://artperspective.org
Author: artperspective.org
In this Article Artist(s) Michael Abraham
Heather Midori Yamada at the Gage Gallery

Heather Midori Yamada at the Gage Gallery

Heather Midori Yamada presents “Found” October 29 - November 16, 2019 at the Gage Gallery Arts Collective Opening Reception is Oct 31 5-7pm. The Gage Gallery is located at 2031 Oak Bay Avenue, Victoria, V8R 1E5  250-592-2760. Tuesd... Posted: Aug 30, 2019
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
VIctoria Musicians Stage Tribute to Gord Downie

VIctoria Musicians Stage Tribute to Gord Downie

Victoria musicians stage tribute to Gord Downie. Proceeds benefit Cool Aid Society and BC Cancer Agency. Interview with Lola Parks. Show organized by James Kasper of Mighty Speck Records. Posted: Jan 29, 2018
Author: Kristyn Anthony
Published by: Victoria News, Black Press
In this Article Artist(s) Lola Parks, James Kasper, Mothertrucker, Chris Andres , Blake Andison, The Lost Talkers
ArtSea 2019 Spring Studio Tour

ArtSea 2019 Spring Studio Tour

Like multiplying spring bulbs, the number of artists taking part in ArtSea’s Spring Studio tour has almost doubled over last year’s tour. Thirty artists will open their studio doors to the public on June 8 and 9, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.... Posted: Apr 22, 2019
Author: Wendy Picken
In this Article Artist(s) Wendy Duffield Resource(s): Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula, McTavish Academy of Art, ArtSea Gallery in Tulista Park
Interview with Big John Bates.

Interview with Big John Bates.

1. Hi John. First off, can you introduce yourself, your band and dancers? You can call me John - I play a big Gretsch guitar and do the main vocals - I also do most of the songwriting. The band really began when sCare-oline (upright... Posted: Sep 8, 2008
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Big John Bates, The VOODOO DOLLZ Burlesque
Readings on the Green

Readings on the Green

"Writers' Theatre" Posted: Sep 9, 2019
Author: S. B. Julian
Rachel Vanderzwet Artist

Rachel Vanderzwet Artist

Plastic Bangles by Rachel Vanderzwet at Deluge Contemporary Art Nov 11 - Dec 10, 2016 Posted: Jan 11, 2017
Published by: Art Openings
Author: kate cino
Bison BC: Wendigo 2010

Bison BC: Wendigo 2010

Bison members I spoke to agree that the closure of The Cobalt would (or is it will?) be a “huge blow” for the Vancouver music scene. “Bison has played The Cobalt probably about five times,” guitarist/ vocalist James Farwell tells me... Posted: Oct 5, 2009
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Bison

Pete Kohut interviewed by Sheila R. Alonzo

Pete Kohut interviewed by Sheila R. Alonzo Posted: Jan 28, 2015
Published by: Exhibit-v
Author: Sheila R. Alonzo
In this Article Artist(s) Pete Kohut
Starlight Pops presents \

Starlight Pops presents "What's Love Got To Do With It?"

Join Starlight Pops Choir for their spring concert featuring the music of Aretha Franklin, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Jackson 5, Otis Redding, The Pointer Sisters and more. Also featuring the Starlight Pops Combo. Posted: May 2, 2019
Author: Starlight Pops
In this Article Artist(s) Starlight Pops

In Your Facefest!

Well, it’s that time of year again: Faceplant Studios will be holding their 14th annual showcase June 6th at the Railway Club. With a thirty band line-up assembled from the community of a rehearsal/recording studio the show is eclectic ... Posted: May 24, 2009
Author: Orchard Pinkish
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) Evan Symons, MINTO, Ford Pier, Motorama, Waltz Darling, Natural Flavas Resource(s): FacePlant Productions, Railway Club

The most picturesque places to watch live music in Canada

The artfully lit Copper Owl in Victoria, B.C. Posted: Jun 14, 2018
Author: Samantha White
Published by: CBC
In this Article Resource(s): Copper Owl

Review: Canadian Guitarist West Coast Comerford happy to play blues

A story on west coast Canadian blues guitar man, West Coast Comerford. Comerford has played in many blues bands out of Victoria, including the Rockin' Devils, All Them Blues Band and Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band. The piece was published on Digita Posted: Jan 9, 2017
Author: Marcus Hondro
Published by: Digital Journal
In this Article Artist(s) Uncle Wigglys Hot Shoes Blues Band, Mark Comerford, Mark Johnson, Hank Leonhardt, Hubert Sumlin, Muddy Waters Resource(s): Harpo's in Victoria
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