Live music

The Weeknd.

The Weeknd details pair of Vancouver concert dates to launch 2022 world tour

Toronto-born ‘Blinding Lights’ singer showcased during Super Bowl

The Weeknd.
Vancouver’s Blonde Diamond is one of dozens of B.C. bands who received a SoundON grant during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Lauren Zbarsky photo)

$500,000 more funds available to struggling B.C. musicians amid COVID pandemic

Successful applicants will receive $5,000 SoundOn grants in as early as a month

Vancouver’s Blonde Diamond is one of dozens of B.C. bands who received a SoundON grant during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Lauren Zbarsky photo)
BC Place Stadium in a photo posted to cisc-icca.ca.

Roof of BC Place a stage for performers during online music festival

‘This will be the first time any artists have performed from the 204-foot iconic Vancouver rooftop’

BC Place Stadium in a photo posted to cisc-icca.ca.
Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Maestro Otto Tausk. (Photo: vancouversymphony.ca)

50/50 lotto players buck up for Metro Vancouver musicians hit hard by COVID

‘Rapidly growing jackpot’ for VSO’s 50/50 draw as they go online with TheConcertHall.ca

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra Maestro Otto Tausk. (Photo: vancouversymphony.ca)
Singer/songwriter Cambree Lovesy performs July 25 at an outdoor concert at Tradex in Abbotsford. The Damn Chandelier Band performs on July 24.

Tradex in Abbotsford holds two outdoor concerts

Damn Chandelier Band and Cambree Lovesy perform

  • Jul 16, 2020
Singer/songwriter Cambree Lovesy performs July 25 at an outdoor concert at Tradex in Abbotsford. The Damn Chandelier Band performs on July 24.
Violinist Calvin Dyck of Abbotsford is featured in concert with two others on Friday, July 17. This is the first of a three-part outdoor concert series this summer. (Submitted photo)

Songs Strings and Steps presents outdoor concert series in Abbotsford

No more than 50 people permitted for each performance

  • Jul 14, 2020
Violinist Calvin Dyck of Abbotsford is featured in concert with two others on Friday, July 17. This is the first of a three-part outdoor concert series this summer. (Submitted photo)
Saints and Sinners tour announces new B.C. dates

Saints and Sinners tour announces new B.C. dates

Canadian rock supergroup concert stopping in Abbotsford, Victoria, Penticton and Prince George

Saints and Sinners tour announces new B.C. dates
The Hip Show is among bands playing the Tribute Webfest 2020 online festival for charity on Saturday, June 27. (File photo)

Tribute bands rally to raise cash for charities in online festival June 27

‘Together we can show everyone the Canadian Spirit is alive and well in these difficult times’

The Hip Show is among bands playing the Tribute Webfest 2020 online festival for charity on Saturday, June 27. (File photo)
The Abbotsford Youth Orchestra, with conductor Calvin Dyck, are included in a live virtual concert that takes place on Saturday, June 20 at 7 p.m.

Live virtual concert includes Abbotsford Youth Orchestra

Event takes place online on Saturday, June 20 at 7 p.m.

  • Jun 18, 2020
The Abbotsford Youth Orchestra, with conductor Calvin Dyck, are included in a live virtual concert that takes place on Saturday, June 20 at 7 p.m.
The band Spank the Plank performs at White Hart Pub in Surrey on Friday, June 12. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Bar brings back live music as B.C.’s top doc warns singing spreads COVID-19

‘The hardest part is reminding people that they can’t dance, which isn’t easy,’ pub operator says

The band Spank the Plank performs at White Hart Pub in Surrey on Friday, June 12. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Shambhala Music Festival has been postponed to 2021. File photo

Shambhala Music Festival postponed to 2021

The popular electronic music event near Nelson announced the news Tuesday

Shambhala Music Festival has been postponed to 2021. File photo
A performance during Tiny Lights Music Festival in the small Kootenay community of Ymir is seen here in 2017. The annual music festival has been postponed to 2021. Photo: Tyler Harper

Will the show go on? B.C. music festivals consider options over coronavirus

Summer events are running out of time to stay on schedule

A performance during Tiny Lights Music Festival in the small Kootenay community of Ymir is seen here in 2017. The annual music festival has been postponed to 2021. Photo: Tyler Harper
The Rolling Stones in promo video for the band’s “No Filter” tour.

Rolling Stones will play Vancouver’s BC Place Stadium this spring

Rock band’s ‘No Filter’ tour dates of Canada and the U.S. were announced Thursday

The Rolling Stones in promo video for the band’s “No Filter” tour.
Alessia Cara is on a roll, being nominated for six 2020 Juno Awards. She was named Tuesday as host of the awards ceremony, on March 15 at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Photo by Olivia Alta

Alessia Cara to host and perform at 2020 Juno Awards

Multi-platinum Canadian singer-songwriter also up for six awards, including Artist of the Year

  • Jan 28, 2020
Alessia Cara is on a roll, being nominated for six 2020 Juno Awards. She was named Tuesday as host of the awards ceremony, on March 15 at SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon. Photo by Olivia Alta
Image by Julia Mastritsch from Pixabay

UFV Music Festival features classical and jazz groups

Event takes place Saturday, Jan. 25 at Abbotsford campus

  • Jan 24, 2020
Image by Julia Mastritsch from Pixabay