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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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

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

Mother Mother to kick off “Oh My Heart” 10th Anniversary tour in Vancouver

Mother Mother at the Imperial Mother Mother today announced that they will be kicking off their “Oh My Heart” 10th Anniversary Tour with a hometown show at the Imperial, Vancouver on May 31st. Tickets are on sale now. Details at http://www.mothermothersite.com/tour/ Check out a review and photos from last year’s 5 night stand at the Commodore Ballroom here. Check out a few shots of Little … Continue reading Mother Mother to kick off “Oh My Heart” 10th Anniversary tour in Vancouver

HEAD – new album Dear Father” and June 1st show at Second Floor Eatery

Vancouver band HEAD recently released their second concept album. “Dear Father”, HEAD’s 2nd concept album, continues the story of Alberta from their 2016 album, “Afraid to Sleep“. “Dear Father” is the final chapter which unravels the sickness, and reveals the hold her abusive father had on her. Alberta, deeply infected by this damage, continues the cycle by bringing it into her own relationships, elevating her … Continue reading HEAD – new album Dear Father” and June 1st show at Second Floor Eatery

Into the Ark – EP release, working on debut album and touring with Tom Jones

Six years ago, Dane Lloyd and Taylor Jones met at a rugby club charity event which lead to a musical collaboration.  The idea struck to go busking in Australia for the summer and eventually the duo secured work performing at tourist resorts.  The duo credit this boot camp experience — performing for hours, seven days a week for six months, occasionally to ‘challenging’ audiences, as preparing them to become working … Continue reading Into the Ark – EP release, working on debut album and touring with Tom Jones