Hermitage Green Hit All the Right Notes on CelticFest Vancouver’s Opening Night

Hermitage Green Hit All the Right Notes on CelticFest Vancouver’s Opening Night

CelticFest Vancouver 2014 kicked off to an outstanding start at the Rickshaw Theatre with Irish band Hermitage Green on March 8. Brightening the typically dreary month of March in Vancouver with Celtic spirit for the past nine years, this past Saturday’s event marked the festival’s tenth anniversary. With a solid eight days of free and […]

Proper Girl Talk

Proper Girl Talk

Interview with Kate Nash, May 14, 2013 at The Electric Owl. The cool, dimly lit interior of Vancouver’s Electric Owl was in stark contrast to the warm, bright, cloudless world outside. A dozen or so people were hard at work preparing for that night’s sold out show and I was here to meet with main […]

The Father and The Men

The Father and The Men

The Walkmen and Father John Misty at the Commodore Ballroom, January 28 It was exactly a year to the day that I arrived in the city of Vancouver from Ireland, and what better way to celebrate this occasion than to head to the famous Commodore Ballroom to see indie rock musicians Fr. John Misty and […]

An Intimate Night of Debauchery

An Intimate Night of Debauchery

Sex With Strangers, Fine Times and The Never Surprise at the Media Club, January 24 As I arrived at the intimate venue on Cambie Street a little later than was initially planned, David Gaudet and Nick Eakins of The Never Surprise were already well into their set. Having never listened to the duo, who relocated […]

Intimate Behaviours with Unfamiliar Individuals

Intimate Behaviours with Unfamiliar Individuals

Vancouver’s own Sex with Strangers have just released their fourth album Behaviours, stylistically taking fans on a completely new journey.The very words “Sex with Strangers” produce quite a reaction, particularly so when dropped casually into everyday phatic conversation. The very idea seems completely absurd, dirty and yet provocatively, dangerously, wildly exciting. OK, I should probably […]

Must See Events of the Week – Holiday Special!

Must See Events of the Week – Holiday Special!

It is hard to believe Christmas is just around the corner. If the holiday spirit has yet to reel you in, then attending our favorite picks for Events of the Week should well and truly cast you under the Festive Holiday spell!A few of my Favorite Things December 14th – 16th Pacific House Theatre Starring […]

The Lumi-nation

The Lumi-nation

The Lumineers and Y La Bamba at the Vogue Theatre, December 3 American folk-rock band The Lumineers graced Vancouver with their presence last week during their Flowers In Your Hair Tour, selling out at the Vogue Theatre in a matter of mere hours. All five of my housemates had purchased tickets for the show and […]

Must See Events of the Week!

Must See Events of the Week!

The days may be colder and shorter but there is always a reason to love living in beautiful VancouverThe Peak of Christmas Grouse Mountain Presently – December 24 There is nothing more wonderful than witnessing the joy on a child’s face at Christmas! Why not enjoy a wonderful family day out at Grouse Mountain this […]

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