Entertainment

Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre adds ticket outlets

The Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre opened two new remote ticket outlets on Wednesday.
Tickets for shows, events and Abbotsford Heat hockey are now available at Abbotsford Recreation Centre and Matsqui Recreation Centre front desks.

  • Feb 24, 2011
Levi (left)

Poppy and the Pistols win Battle of the Bands

Trio promotes positive messages through music

Levi (left)

Sit front row at Toby Keith

Tickets still available for Feb. 27 show at Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre.

  • Feb 23, 2011

Artist call for regional exhibition

The Reach Gallery Museum is currently seeking submissions for the first Fraser Valley Biennale.

  • Feb 22, 2011
Travis Tritt has been added to the list of performers at the 2011 Rockin' River MusicFest

Rockin’ River draws big name acts this year

Early bird tickets are $99-109 for reserved seats or $79 for general admission. Ticket prices will go up after March 1.

  • Feb 21, 2011
Travis Tritt has been added to the list of performers at the 2011 Rockin' River MusicFest
The Autumn Portrait performs with local blues-rock trio Harma White on April 22 at Air Fair Lounge

The Autumn Portrait peforms in Abbotsford

Vancouver indie-rock trio brings its Friends and Animals tour to Air Fair Lounge on April 22.

  • Feb 21, 2011
The Autumn Portrait performs with local blues-rock trio Harma White on April 22 at Air Fair Lounge
Doug Dunbar

Quintessential Jazz performs in Abbotsford

Langley-based quartet unveils its latest album at the House of James on March 11.

Doug Dunbar
International award-winning Elvis impersonator Ben 'Preslee' Klein stars in the upcoming production of Jailhouse Rock presented by ModernLee Dance

Elvis tribute benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters

ModernLee Dance presents a rock 'n' roll revival next weekend at Abbotsford Arts Centre. The company is staging a music, dance and theatre performance called Jailhouse Rock, which is inspired by the songs of Elvis Presley.

International award-winning Elvis impersonator Ben 'Preslee' Klein stars in the upcoming production of Jailhouse Rock presented by ModernLee Dance
Shane Bunting

MadChild tour stops in Abbotsford

Shane Bunting, better known as MadChild from the Vancouver hip-hop group Swollen Members, brings his new solo tour to Abbotsford on Feb. 25.

  • Feb 15, 2011
Shane Bunting
Maple Ridge musician Gene Murphy comes to Abbotsford on Saturday (Feb. 19) to promote his new solo album All That We've Been Through.

Music straight from the heart

Hear Gene Murphy play songs from his solo album All That We’ve Been Through on Saturday, Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. at the House of James, 2743 Emerson Street in Abbotsford. Admission is by donation.

  • Feb 15, 2011
Maple Ridge musician Gene Murphy comes to Abbotsford on Saturday (Feb. 19) to promote his new solo album All That We've Been Through.

History at The Reach

The Reach launches its new Living History series on Feb. 17.Speakers who…

  • Feb 15, 2011
Ivory Coast is one of five up-and-coming Abbotsford bands that will play in the Battle of the Bands contest on Friday.

Up-and-comers ready to rock Abby’s Battle of the Bands

Five local bands will face off on Friday in the second annual…

Ivory Coast is one of five up-and-coming Abbotsford bands that will play in the Battle of the Bands contest on Friday.
Larry the Cable Guy brought his 'redneck' brand of humour to the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre on Sunday night. The show included comedians Bill Engvall and Reno Collier.

Larry ‘Gits ‘R Done’

Larry the Cable Guy came to Abbotsford Sunday night to share his views on late night television commercials, personal hygiene, shopping at Walmart, midgets and a variety of bodily functions better left unsaid.
And the audience took in each word like it was a rare treat.
Comedian Daniel Lawrence Whitney (better known as Larry) provided the kind of base level, redneck humour that you can't help but laugh at

Larry the Cable Guy brought his 'redneck' brand of humour to the Abbotsford Entertainment and Sports Centre on Sunday night. The show included comedians Bill Engvall and Reno Collier.
Lillix sisters Lacey-Lee

Lillix promotes new album, including stop in Abbotsford

Lillix is back on the road with a new album. After years absent from the music industry, sisters Lacey-Lee and Tasha-Ray Evin independently released Tigerlily last August. Their third record is a personal reflection on losing their former management team, record label, and the return to music.

Lillix sisters Lacey-Lee

Gallery 7 stages Quiet in the Land

Anne Chislett’s drama Quiet in the Land takes centre stage with Gallery 7 next month.

  • Feb 11, 2011

Casting call for UFV’s Family Business

The University of the Fraser Valley theatre department is holding open auditions for its summer production of A Little Unfinished Family Business.

  • Feb 11, 2011
(From left) Jonathan Tobin plays piano

Casino Jazz Trio blends musical styles

Three budding musicians are challenging the boundaries of progressive jazz.

(From left) Jonathan Tobin plays piano

Abbotsford Arts Council offers survival skills for artists

The Abbotsford Arts Council is launching the Art of Marketing, a new…

  • Feb 9, 2011

20 years of music and ministry celebreated in Abbotsford

It will be a night to celebrate the music of worship.On March…

  • Feb 9, 2011
Abbotsford producer Brandon Loewen is putting together a short film in just one week

Abbotsford team producing under pressure

Local producer Brandon Loewen shares the spiritual message of second chances in his latest film project.

Abbotsford producer Brandon Loewen is putting together a short film in just one week