Posted on March 8, 2014 at 7:00pm
If you were in Vancouver at all in the summer of 2012, it was pretty hard to avoid Young & Lazy. The song was a breakout hit for local favourites The Matinee and seemed like the official anthem of a summer that saw the band featured prominently in the celebrations of Vancouver’s Stanley Park’s 125th birthday towards the end. The band’s been touring relentlessly which meant almost a six month break between Vancouver…Continue
Posted on March 4, 2014 at 10:30pm
"It was cold / and the money was tight" opens Revival, one of Jamestown Revival’s more popular songs. It was a fitting sentiment for a Vancouver show that came on the heels of a few days of snow in city that’s not used to it. Vancouver’s not known for good turnouts on weeknights, but this looked to be an exception. When I arrived at about 9:00, the Biltmore Cabaret…Continue
Posted on March 1, 2014 at 11:00am
"It’s been three years since you left this tired town" is how Del Barber started his Vancouver show. "All the folks still ask why you never come around." The song was Can’t Turn Around from his 2012 album Headwaters and about half way through the Winnipeg singer-songwriter let out a resounding call of “Hit it boys!” as call to the band…only there was no band. Barber tours with one occasionally, but this time the man took the stage solo.
Posted on February 26, 2014 at 10:30pm