Music

Roots & Blues festival trades Salmon Arm stage for online streaming

Although COVID-19 has halted a live festival, it can be watched digitally on Black Press Media sites

 

Abbotsford singer lends her voice to Easter Seals camp-out event

Cambree Lovesy part of online stories-and-song event on Aug. 1

  • Jul 30, 2020

 

Abbotsford musician Liam Pasiciel releases fourth album

Plant of Creation is entirely instrumental and moves beyond his ‘metal’ roots

 

Q&A: Juno Awards head Allan Reid on celebrating Canadian music in a pandemic

Winners in a dizzying 42 categories will be announced over 90 minutes

Mission artist’s songs one of the biggest hits in Fraser Valley history

Isaiah Faber’s ‘death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee’ has over 440 million Spotify hits

Abbotsford hip hop artist Saint Soldier completes album trilogy

Karma completes trio that started with Infinity and Duality

  • Jun 17, 2020

VIDEO: Country stars release song in memory of Capt. Casey, who died in Snowbirds crash

Brian John Harwood and Dustin Bird co-wrote the track, which features 18 Canadian country artists

VIDEO: B.C. musicians feed the need amid ‘Strange Times’

NOX donates to Food Bank for every stream

‘Artists in Isolation’ album puts much-needed money in Fraser Valley musicians’ pockets

‘Here’s your chance to support multiple artists with one purchase,’ says Chilliwack record producer

Little Richard, flamboyant rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dead at 87

He sold more than 30 million records worldwide, and his influence on other musicians was equally staggering

Vancouver Island teen singer looks back on ‘American Idol’ experience

Lauren Spencer-Smith reached Top 20, made lifelong friendships and improved her skills

WATCH: For #MayThe4th, a Star Wars ‘Cantina Band’ jam by VSO musicians and kids

‘We made this video as a gift to the kids who are all stuck at home’

B.C. teen won’t be next American Idol, but she’s excited about her future in music

Nanaimo’s Lauren Spencer-Smith misses out on top 10 of reality TV talent show

QUIZ: A tribute to The Beatles

How much do you know about the iconic band from the 1960s?

More interest in online lessons during pandemic, says Abbotsford guitar teacher

Troy Kneebone says people have more time on their hands and ‘find comfort’ in music

  • Apr 16, 2020

VIDEO: Abbotsford music class records remote jam session from home

Colleen and Gordie Howe Middle School students mix together ‘Take On Me’

Country star Kenny Rogers dies of natural causes at 81

Rogers was known for such huge country music hits as Lucille, The Gambler, Coward of the County

Music industry feeling the effects of COVID-19 pandemic

Musicians, promoters and producers alike all reeling from cancellations, venue bans

Pop singer Lights, Ewan Currie of Sheepdogs among Juno Awards presenters

Dallas Smith, Felix Cartal and Nuela Charles nominated for big awards

Abbotsford country singer Myles Murphy releases debut single

Started with U is a love story about relationship with his wife

  • Mar 7, 2020