L.A.-based sister act Haim plays the Commodore on October 24, as part of The Straight Series.
Bollywood Wedding takes place at the PNE's Italian Gardens from July 17 to 28.
Canadian indie rock groups the Zolas and Hollderado co-headline a show at the Commodore Ballroom on November 14, as part of the Straight Series.
London's next big thing gets her newfound fans swooning.
Jessie Ware had her pick of career paths, but the one she chose might lead the U.K. singer to superstardom.
Becky Black and Maya Miller headlined an all-local Straight Series show that saw fans climbing on stage and diving into the crowd.
At the back of the room, Colleen Rennison is keeping an eye on things.
The last time the Georgia Straight caught up with Ryan Boldt, Townes Van Zandt came up in the conversation.
After weathering some tough times, Brooklyn duo Sleigh Bells is breaking into the pop mainstream.
The Straight Series show wasn’t a concert, it was a full-on fucking love-in, and it was beautiful.
To outsiders, the official Head and the Heart story goes something like this.
If Sia can only learn to loosen up the rest of her show and unfurl that mike chord, she’ll be unstoppable.
Well, at least no one could accuse ever-effervescent neo-folk-soul singer Sia of being boring during her last Vancouver visit.
California soul revivalist shows he's just a hit away from the big time in Straight Series show.
In case you were wondering about the cool bandleader wielding the golden Stratocaster when Mick Jagger wowed ’em at this year’s Grammys, well, this wasn’t the first taste of the big time for Raphael Saadiq.
For Vancouver indie-rock sensation Mother Mother, one of the keys to creativity is finding inspiration without overthinking things.
If the 23-year-old Londoner has ever had a shy bone in her body, it didn’t come through during her hour-and-a-half long concert at the Commodore on Wednesday.
Two years ago the English singer was ready to quit making music, but now she’s back in a major way.
It was pretty obvious there was a special connection between Florence and the Machine and Vancouver right from the start.
Some things in this world come almost absurdly easily to flame-haired 23-year-old Londoner Florence Welch.
Gaming geeks rejoice: we just found your dream girl.
At a Sunday-night show at the Commodore, Glasvegas vocalist James Allan expressed his love for Vancouver. Adorning fans showed the love right back.
Jason Pierce and company’s intertwining of divine virtues and earthly hedonism reinforced the show’s real lesson: that truly great music can take your brain apart and reassemble it in all sorts of interesting ways.
Never let it be said that Jason “J. Spaceman” Pierce isn’t a funny guy. The name of the latest Spiritualized album, Songs in A&E, proves that he has a sense of humour, albeit a dark one.
There were many ways to measure how devastating the duo of Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney were over the course of a cathartic hourlong set. An easy one was the frenzied action at the merch table.