WEE BOY PRETTY at Falconetti's

WEE BOY PRETTY at Falconetti’s

Under the glowing red light of Falconetti’s on Commercial Drive this Sunday evening, the crowd erupts as Wee Boy Pretty take the stage. Surprisingly, the band’s two drummers with full sets, bassist, electric guitarist and lead singer with acoustic guitar and/or keyboards don’t collide against

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THE PLANES with YONCALIA DRAIN at Funky Winker Bean’s

THE PLANES with YONCALIA DRAIN at Funky Winker Bean’s

I should've been paying more attention to the music on stage, but I'm easily distracted by the grungy local show scene I've been avoiding for so long. A green marker stains my wrist as I gain entry, walking straight towards the music of a band I can actually see. Funky Winker Bean's, in an effort to

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TEN SUNS Fundraiser Show with CHARLIE AND LANNY

TEN SUNS Fundraiser Show with CHARLIE AND LANNY

I took a wonderful sea-bus ride over to North Vancouver to find a venue where a band called Ten Suns is playing. Upon finding the Eagles Hall (or the Starlight Room, which I prefer), I find the first act “Charlie and Lanny” playing U2’s “Where the Streets Have No Name”on ukulele and guitar

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THE PACK A.D. with SEX WITH STRANGERS and THE ANGRY DRAGONS at The Biltmore Cabaret

Photography by Leigh Eldridge :: The Pack a.d. had their album release show on 23 April 23 2010 at the Biltmore Cabaret with Sex With Strangers and The Angry Dragons before leaving on a tour of Europe and North America. See the photo gallery

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THE GEESE with PINEAPPLE WITH CAMERON DILLWORTH and STEVE ELLIOT AND LUCIE WALKER BAND at the Railway Club

THE GEESE with PINEAPPLE WITH CAMERON DILLWORTH and STEVE ELLIOT AND LUCIE WALKER BAND at the Railway Club

It’s Wednesday night and Vancouver City Limits at the Railway Club. I step into a country music experience with Steve Elliott and Lucie Walker Band, and they were fun. They’re going on a cross-Canada tour soon, sponsored by Organic Lives, as a duo playing house concerts. This will support their

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LAKEFIELD with BLANK CINEMA at the Railway Club

Blank Cinema sound just like their name; they've got the audio, but the heart of the music isn't there. "Their music is perfectly respectable," thinks one audience member, but nothing grabs my interest. Their last song was the best, but perhaps because there were no vocals. The whole genre felt arti

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