SLAYER PULLED AS PRIMARY SPONSOR OF RICK WARE RACING’S ENTRY NO. 54 AT THIS WEEKEND’S BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY

LOS ANGELES, CA – FRIDAY, August 16, 2018 – Last week, Slayer announced that it had joined Rick Ware Racing as the primary sponsor for the No. 54 entry at tomorrow’s Bristol Motor Speedway. Today, reportedly due to reactionary concerns from other long-time participating sponsors, Slayer has been pulled as the primary sponsor, and all Slayer signage has been removed from the car that was … Continue reading SLAYER PULLED AS PRIMARY SPONSOR OF RICK WARE RACING’S ENTRY NO. 54 AT THIS WEEKEND’S BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Vancouver Folk Music Festival

2019

Jericho Beach Park


It is a little over a week until the kick off of the 2019 Vancouver Folk Music Festival. This year will be the 42nd outing for this Vancouver tradition, and once again will take place at Jericho Beach Park.

As in previous years the crowd is expected to be large – the event regularly draws more than 40,000 attendees over the three days of festival.

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Bernie Shaw of Uriah Heep on latest tour, album and 50th Anniversary of the band

BERNIE SHAW

Uriah Heep

vANCOUVER


Victoria BC’s own Bernie Shaw, lead singer of Heavy Rock legends Uriah Heep took some time out to discuss the current tour with Judas Priest, the latest album, and plans for 50th Anniversary of the band.

 

Judas Priest’ Firepower will be making a number of stops in BC, including Dawson Creek, Prince George, Kelowna and for those of us in the lower mainland Abbotsford will be the closest spot to catch the metal gods in action.

Joining them on the tour will be heavy rock legends Uriah Heep. Uriah Heep are heading full pelt into their 50th year,  and are showing no signs of slowing down.  The band released Living The Dream, their 25th studio album in the second half of 2018, and in addition to finding time to write and record they still managed to squeeze in close to 100 shows a year.

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Mike and Jules Peters Rock the Canyons – then head to Vancouver October 30th

  For the past week The Alarm’s Mike and Jules Peters have been slogging through the canyon lands of North America, all the aid of Love Hope Strength’s Get on the List and cancer care initiatives. Both Mike and Jules have had personal battles with cancer, and LHS was born out of these struggles, and has been helping cancer victims and their families around the … Continue reading Mike and Jules Peters Rock the Canyons – then head to Vancouver October 30th

The Alarm to play the Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver – October 30th, 2018

The ALARM – RickSHAW Theatre, Vancouver It is just over a couple of weeks until one of the greatest bands to come out of Rhyl (😊) hits the stage in Vancouver.  The Alarm will be in town at the Rickshaw Theatre on October 30th, as part of the second leg of their North America tour. This will be only one of two opportunities for fans … Continue reading The Alarm to play the Rickshaw Theatre, Vancouver – October 30th, 2018

CapFest at Capilano Universuty – September 22, 2018

Capilano University celebrates 50 years this year, To celebrate, this weekend will see CapFest take place at the campus in North Vancouver.  Included in the day’s activities, which run from 2-9pm is some great music on the Birch Stage. The stage will host several CapU alumni, many who have passed through the prestigious jazz program. Wrapping up the day will be perennial Vancouver favourites Five … Continue reading CapFest at Capilano Universuty – September 22, 2018

Northward release second single from upcoming debut album

Fans of Nightwish and Pagans Mind have one more thing to look forward to. NORTHWARD, the hard rock project from masterminds Floor Jansen and Jorn Viggo Lofstad, will release its debut self-titled album on October 19th, 2018. After recently releasing their first single “While Love Died,” the duo last week unleashed their second powerful single “Get What You Give”. Check out the lyric video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Q-Tsd8vF94 ; Get the single here: … Continue reading Northward release second single from upcoming debut album

Modern Day Warriors present The Untold Story of Tom – as told through the music of Rush

The Untold Story of Tom – as told through the music of Rush It is hard to believe is has been almost three years since Rush graced the stage in Vancouver as part of their R40 tour. If you are missing your fix, and who wouldn’t be, then now is the time to set thing right. On June 30th at the Fox Cabaret the Modern … Continue reading Modern Day Warriors present The Untold Story of Tom – as told through the music of Rush