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Listen to the 2022 Western Canadian Music Award nominees in ...

The Western Canadian Music Awards unveiled this year’s nominees last Tuesday. The awards will be handed out during the Breakout West conference and festival Sept. 28 to Oct. 2 in Calgary. The annual event features daily industry panels, networking events, ...

SongStage at the BEZ, May 21st

SongStage, an evening of songs and stories hosted by Ivan Boudreau, May 21st at the Bez Arts Hub, Langley BC. The line-up includes songwriters Jeff Plankenhorn, Robert Atyeo, Gary Comeau, and Meg Tennant. Pedal Steel guitarist Brian Nicholl will add ...
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Why John Reischman’s latest Juno nod is extra special

John Reischman is no stranger to musical success. His band, the Jaybirds won a Grammy Award in 1996 for its CD True Life Blues: The Songs of Bill Monroe. It also received two Juno Award nominations in the early 2000s. ...
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Join Tom Lavin and the Legendary Powder Blues at their ...

For over five decades the band Tom Lavin and the Legendary Powder Blues have been at the forefront of the Canadian Blues scene. Formed in Vancouver in 1978, the band became renowned for its hard-driving mix of swing, blues, r&b, ...
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Rogue Folk Club is featuring concerts in May you won’t ...

Vancouver’s Rogue Folk Club continues to be in full swing because of the loosening of COVID-19 health restrictions.  The May lineup features exciting performances including Juno Award winners Okan and the beloved blues musician Jim Byrnes.  For those who are ...
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Dan Mangan talks about his new song honouring the late ...

Dan Mangan’s new single, “In Your Corner,” released this month, is a tribute to singer-songwriter and guitarist Scott Hutchison, who founded the modern indie rock band, Frightened Rabbits. The song was written in the days following Scott’s death in 2018.  ...
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Check out these new singles from Martha Wainwright, Donovan Woods ...

Martha Wainwright has just released a new single, “Wolves,” which was recorded during the sessions for her four-year-old album Goodnight City but never released because it didn’t quite fit the final album sequence. It has always remained a favourite, she said, not ...
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The Rogue Folk Club adds a Ukrainian music concert by ...

Vancouver’s Rogue Folk Club has responded to the war on Ukraine by adding another concert to its calendar this month – by west coast Ukrainian music ensemble Zeellia. The show takes place March 25 at 8 p.m. PT.  Tickets for ...
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PIQSIQ officially releases the stunning Live from Christ Church Cathedral

PIQSIQ (pronounced “pilk-silk”), comprised of sisters Tiffany Ayalik and Inuksuk Mackay, makes modern music based on traditional Inuit throat-singing. Their unique art is purely displayed on their latest album Live from Christ Church Cathedral, a haunting collection featuring a completely ...
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Moshe Denberg of Tzimmes reflects on the band’s new album ...

The Road Never Travelled – which commemorates the 35th anniversary of the Vancouver-based Jewish music ensemble Tzimmes – is a joyous musical odyssey and celebration of Jewish music from around the globe. Band leader and founder Moshe Denburg explores the ...