Concerts

Colin James (right) and his band put on a great show at the Comox Valley Exhibition Grounds as part of the 2019 Vancouver Island MusicFest. After a two-year absence due to the pandemic, MusicFest will return in 2022. Photo by Terry Farrell

Vancouver Island MusicFest returning in 2022

Comox Valley-based music staple planning for a ‘normal’ event next summer

 

People social distance as Haviah Mighty opens up for the Arkells concert at the Budwieser Stage in Toronto on August 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Tijana Martin

Live Nation Canada to require vaccination proof or negative test at concerts

Live concerts are already being held across the country under varying COVID-19 measures

 

Johnny Cash, June Carter and others pictured on a page from “Memories From the Mountain,” a new book that documents the history of Merritt Mountain Music Festival in photographs by Surrey’s Dee Lippingwell. (Photos: Dee Lippingwell)

Merritt country music festival’s ‘crazy-ass scene’ recalled in photographer’s new book

Campground C party zone and more remembered in Dee Lippingwell’s third book

 

A live performance from KISS is available to live stream for fans through the Abbotsford Centre.

KISS-ing 2020 away with the Abbotsford Centre

New Year’s Eve stream from hall of fame rockers offered by Abbotsford Centre

A live performance from KISS is available to live stream for fans through the Abbotsford Centre.
A Tribe Called Red (Timothy Nguyen Photography)

Wu-Tang Clan and Canadian favourites to headline Cowichan’s Laketown Shakedown

Wu-Tang Clan, an American hip hop band that has been on the…

A Tribe Called Red (Timothy Nguyen Photography)
The Tofino Treble Sparrows rejoice with choir conductor Sophie L’Homme after a sold out December concert in Ucluelet on Saturday, Dec. 14. (Nora O’Malley photo)

December Tofino and Ucluelet Choir concerts bring tidings of musical joy

“I never sang in a choir before and it is a beautiful experience of energy and joy and sharing.”

The Tofino Treble Sparrows rejoice with choir conductor Sophie L’Homme after a sold out December concert in Ucluelet on Saturday, Dec. 14. (Nora O’Malley photo)