Queens of the Stone Age with Eagles of Death Metal – An Aurora Illumination Series Event Review

A hot summer night was the perfect backdrop for one of the hottest concerts to hit Vancouver this season.  The Aurora Illumination Series brought Queens of the Stone Age and Eagles of Death Metal to town to celebrate music, culture, and the legalization of cannabis.  Aurora is a medical cannabis company based in Vancouver.  Their…

EMV Presents J.S Bach’s Masterpieces at the Chan Centre – Cantata 146 (Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal) & Cantata 198 (Trauer Ode) –

The 2018 Vancouver Bach Festival Comes to a Stirring Finale with Performance of  Two of Bach’s Greatest Cantatas Early Music Vancouver (EMV) is proud to present the culmination of the 2018 Vancouver Bach Festival with Bach – Trauer Ode (BWV 198) and Wir müssen durch viel Trübsal (BWV 146) on August 10, 2018, at 7:30pm…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018 at the Filberg Festival

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: Michael Kaeshammer, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, R&B Allstars and The Boom Booms.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.  Performances take place on the Comox Rotary Stage and Peninsula Co-op…

Celebrate the Best of Arts, Crafts and Music from across Canada August 3-6, 2018

The Filberg Festival has always been known for featuring exceptional Canadian talent when it comes to entertainment. Headliners over the long weekend include: Michael Kaeshammer, The Paperboys, Dustin Bentall, Roy Forbes, R&B Allstars and The Boom Booms.  Visit http://filbergfestival.com/the-festival/entertainment/  for the full line up.  Performances take place on the Comox Rotary Stage and Peninsula Co-op…

The Opera Project presents​ ECSTATIC EXPRESSION IN SONG

Friday, June 29, 2018 @ 7:00 pm (doors open 6:00 pm) Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 320 East 15th Ave. Vancouver (@ Sophia St one block east of Main)     Fasten your seatbelts for an operatic extravaganza featuring stirring music, traditional costume and a​n international ​​​guest star! Ecstatic Expression in Song showcases the advanced singers of The Opera…

Jim Cuddy and Chantal Kreviazuk Headline The Crush Deck Concert Series at Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards

Fitzpatrick Family Vineyards is pleased to announce that Jim Cuddy and Chantal Kreviazuk will perform on the Crush Deck at their Sparkling wine facility surrounded by vineyards, mountains, and overlooking Okanagan Lake. Juno award winning artist Jim Cuddy of Blue Rodeo fame, along with Colin Cripps and Anne Lindsay, return to our stage on July 18, 2018…

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir – Jazz Meets Gospel

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (Good Noise) explored the intersection of two historic genres in the final concert of their 2017–2018 season: Jazz Meets Gospel.  The high-octane ensemble was joined by free-wheeling instrumentalist Daniel Lapp and the ‘dulcet-yet-mighty’ voices of Holy Cross High School’s ViBE Senior Choir. What is it about people making music together?  It creates…

Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir Pays Tribute to Rich History of Improvisation in Jazz Meets Gospel

Renowned Canadian fiddler Daniel Lapp joins for powerful season closer Good Noise Vancouver Gospel Choir (Good Noise) explores the intersection of two historic genres in the final concert of their 2017–2018 season: Jazz Meets Gospel on June 2 at 3pm & 8pm at Christ Church Cathedral. Audiences will be brought to their feet, as the…

Chan Centre Announces 2018/19 Concert Series Featuring Range of Distinguished Talents and Exciting New Voices

Eclectic Concert Series Emphasizes Music’s Ability to Elevate Spirits And Bring People Together   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces its 2018/19 concert series,featuring powerful tributes, vibrant cultural expressions, and brilliant musicality in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Over the course of eight concerts, wonderfully diverse…

VANCOUVER CANTATA SINGERS CELEBRATES 60 YEARS WITH KANTATEFEIER! A CANTATA CELEBRATION

On Saturday, May 12th, the Vancouver Cantata Singers conclude their highly successful 60th season by presenting Kantatefeier: A Cantata Celebration at Christ Church Cathedral in downtown Vancouver. The concert features cantatas and motets by J.S. Bach, plus a new choral composition by Jocelyn Morlock, winner of the 2018 Juno award for Best Classical Composition.  In…

STUNNING MUSICAL LINE-UP TO APPEAR AT MISSION HILL’S SPECTACULAR OUTDOOR AMPHITHEATRE

Chris Isaak, Chris Botti, and Gipsy Kings set to perform at the winery’s Intimate 1,200-seat Amphitheatre; American music icon Sheryl Crow to headline a Special Performance for Members of Mission Hill’s Privilege Wine Club   The artists are larger than life, the venue is iconic and the concerts will be legendary. Mission Hill Family Estate…

TAKE 6 a review by Judy Robb

 The Queen Elizabeth Theatre was vibrating with energy and sound on Friday evening, thanks to a phenomenal concert by “Take 6”, a Grammy Award winning a cappella sextet presented by Chor Leoni as part of its fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit. From the first note to the last, their enthusiasm, unique arrangements of pop,…

Vancouver Welcomes Vibrant Proponents of Cuban Music, Vocalist Daymé Arocena and Pianist Roberto Fonseca

Havana’s Finest Solo Artists Perform a Double-Bill of Dynamic Afro-Cuban Fusion   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Afro-Cuban neo-soul singer Daymé Arocena and Havana-born piano virtuoso Roberto Fonseca in an exhilarating co-bill on April 15, 2018 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. These…

Vancouver Welcomes Vibrant Proponents of Cuban Music, Vocalist Daymé Arocena and Pianist Roberto Fonseca

Havana’s Finest Solo Artists Perform a Double-Bill of Dynamic Afro-Cuban Fusion   The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Afro-Cuban neo-soul singer Daymé Arocena and Havana-born piano virtuoso Roberto Fonseca in an exhilarating co-bill on April 15, 2018 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. These…

Chor Leoni presents the Vancouver Premiere of Smooth and Soulful A Cappella Cavaliers -TAKE 6 –

GRAMMY-Adorned Sextet Launch Fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit   Chor Leoni proudly opens its fourth annual VanMan Male Choral Summit with Take 6, the most-awarded a cappella group in history, as they enjoy their Vancouver debut, April 6, 2018 at 8pm in the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. All audiences are invited to experience the harmony-rich…

Announcing Carly Rae Jepsen LIVE with the VSO – June 25, 2018 at the Orpheum

  The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra is delighted to welcome the Juno and Grammy nominated, multi-platinum award–winning singer and songwriter CARLY RAE JEPSEN for a single, not-to-be-missed performance of her music, accompanied by the VSO and conductor Lucas Waldin at the Orpheum Theatre on Monday, June 25 at 8:00pm. Tickets go on sale to the public…

The Firehall Arts Centre Celebrates its 35th Anniversary Season with a Tribute to the Late Leonard Cohen

Award-Winning Production Chelsea Hotel: The Songs of Leonard Cohen Returns to the Heritage Building from March 17 to April 21, 2018  March 17 – April 21 | Firehall Arts Centre | 280 E. Cordova Media Opening:  March 21, 8pm Performance Times:  Tues, 7pm | Wed-Fri, 8pm | Sat, 3pm & 8pm | Sun, 3pm |…