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At the Queen Elizabeth Theatre, on Saturday, August 28 Margaret Cho’s performance at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre on Saturday was so bracingly filthy that you wondered if people...
Electro-pop singer-songwriter Eric Solomon was in L.A. meeting with Roc-a-fella Records recently when he got the call from rapper Tito Deville. “Tito and I had talked about doing...
If you play guitar in Vancouver and have decent taste, then you probably know Chris Young as a long-time fixture and classic gearhead at the defunct Not Just Another Music Store....
Mike Daisey does not fear Steve Jobs, and expects no reprisals. In fact, he relishes the idea of Apple’s brilliant CEO catching a performance of his not entirely flattering new...
Lady Gaga is not Madonna. Quit with the comparisons, already. As great as it might look on paper, watching the two of them cat-fight in S&M gear on Saturday Night Live last...
Head to Victory Square on Saturday (August 14), when Georgia Straight faves Parlour Steps headline a free afternoon concert with Waltz Darling and the Van Eyes 3. After an...
Johnny Fay is excited about playing some of the West Coast’s fine legion halls when the Stellar Band of Neighbours hits the road this week. The Tragically Hip drummer joins former...
For most musicians, touring Canada means boredom, sleep deprivation, bitch fights, and ill health. For Bonnie Ste-Croix, it’s an opportunity to pile a “logistical nightmare” on...
Kit “Stymee” Stovepipe fell in love with early-20th-century American jug-band music after dabbling in Swedish metal and crusty punk. And who among us hasn’t done that? “It...
There’s been a little less free entertainment in town for the last month. Power busker D. B. Buxton took his other-dimensional blues-and-soul affair on a solo tour across Canada...

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