Archive for the ‘Festivals and Events’ Category

Fundrive Kickoff Party | Feb 26 | The Pit Pub

FUNDRIVE STARTS TOMORROW! We’re kicking things off with a show at The Pit Pub out at UBC with four live bands and student DJs! Featuring: Ace Martens ATSEA Listening Party Tits and Bread   Entry is $5 for the general public and $3 for members of CiTR, UBC Film Society, or UBC Surf Club. All […]

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28th Annual Bob Marley Birthday Bash | Saturday – Feb 7th

This Saturday, February 7th, come out to the 28th Annual Bob Marley Birthday Bash taking place at the Grandview Legion Hall! Resident reggae expert and CiTR DJ, George Barrett, will be spinning tunes along with DJ Bradley and Louie Sutherland. There will also be plenty of live music featuring Jahranimo, Purple Soul Band, and Zukie […]

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Shindig Finals: Still Creek Murder, Skim Milk and Funk Schwey

IT’S HERE. Join us for the annual SHiNDiG finals on Friday, February 6th!  And it’s live on-air at 101.9FM or online at citr.ca Since launching in 1983, over 800 bands have played SHiNDiG. This year’s prizes include studio time, showcases at Music Waste and Toronto’s Canadian Music Week, Discorder features and more! After twelve weeks of competition, […]

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Faculty Cup Broadcast!

CiTR is broadcasting live from the final event of the UBC Faculty Cup on Thursday, January 29th, from 5-7 p.m.  Join our hosts CJ Pentland and Jonathan Elmer as they bring you archery tag play-by-play from the War Memorial gym. 5:30-6:00 = Staff vs. Student Game 6:00-6:30 = Faculty Cup Final ​6:30-6:45 = Closing Ceremony Faculty […]

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Shindig Semis Night Three: Tarantula Head, Funk Schwey and Purple Hearts Social Club

Join us for the final SHiNDiG semis of the year before the finals! Tarantula Head, Funk Schwey and Purple Hearts Social Club will be taking the stage this Tuesday, January 27th to compete for the last spot. Congrats to Still Creek Murder and Skim Milk, who won the first two semis. You’ll have an opportunity to […]

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PostSecret: The Show – January 20th to February 7th

PostSecret is coming to the Firehall Arts Centre tomorrow night! From January 20th till February 7th, you will be able to experience a crowd-sourced narrative exploring our deepest fears, ambitions, and confessions. The Vancouver edition of PostSecret: The Show features TJ Dawe, Kahlil Ashanti, and Justin Sudds, each of whom will use their stage presence […]

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24 Hours of Radio Art 2015!

Update Schedule Below! On Saturday, January 17, artists around the world celebrates Art’s Birthday and CiTR transmits local Radio Art to the world. Our celebration, 24 Hours of Radio Art will broadcast Midnight to Midnight on CiTR 101.9FM and www.citr.ca.  See the full (updated as of January 16) schedule here: Schedule 2015 Featuring: Javier Pinango, Don […]

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Join us for 24 Hours of Student Power!

On Monday, December 1st, CiTR will be hosting 24 Hours of Student Power! The annual event has students broadcasting live from the station for a full 24 hours. Numerous UBC clubs and organizations will be coming on air to chat about, and promote their cause. List of participants includes the UBC Social Justice Centre, Blank Vinyl Project, […]

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Shindig Night Seven: Glad Rags, Stanley Park and Tarantula Head

Next Tuesday is Alumni Night at SHiNDiG, followed by a fresh batch of local talent! Post-punk band Poles won this week, and will be back to compete in the semi-finals in January. Founded in 1983, SHiNDiG has provided a platform to showcase local bands and musicians in all genres. This year, prizes include studio time, features in Discorder Magazine, music industry […]

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Shindig Night Six: Alea Rae, Poles and Scotty P & The Virgins

New week, new SHiNDiG! Congrats to SKIM MILK, who won last night and will be moving on to the semi-finals in January! Along with exposure in the local music scene, entrants have the opportunity to win studio time, features in Discorder Magazine, music industry consultations, and showcases with Music Waste, Canadian Music Week, and AMS Events. […]

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