Archive for the ‘Festivals and Events’ Category

Shindig Night Two: Rainboard, Sam Tudor & Still Creek Murder

The first night of SHiNDiG was a huge success! Congrats to Pale Red for taking Night 1, you can catch them again at the semi-finals early next year. In case you haven’t heard, SHiNDiG is CiTR’s 30-year-old “battle of the bands” competition. Since launching in the 1980′s, over 800 bands have played the event to date. Prizes this year include free […]

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Vancouver New Music’s Sonic Topographies – Oct 16th to 19th

Vancouver New Music’s Sonic Topographies starts today! The festival showcases composers, musicians and sound artists who are fostering new, sound-based explorations of ideas that emerge from natural, interlocking cycles and alternative systems of thought. Be sure to check out CiTR’s live broadcast of the event tonight and Sunday! Tune in tonight at 101.9FM or online […]

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Shindig Night One: Fundamentally Unsound, Pale Red & The Vaporettos

Shindig! is CiTR’s 3o year old annual band competition, promoting new, local bands and providing great prizes! Night one of Shindig features Fundamentally Unsound, Pale Red, The Vaporettos. Shindig starts Tuesday, October 21, and runs every Tuesday until December 16th, with semis on January 16 / 20 / 27 and the finals on Friday, February […]

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the Shindig schedule is announced!

CiTR’s annual band competition has been showcasing new and unknown local bands since 1983. Over 800 local bands have competed, winning studio time, showcases and media coverage, while the audience heckles and tells jokes for beer. Shindig! starts Tuesday, October 21, and continues nine weeks until Tuesday, December 16th, at the Hindenburg, 23 West Cordova […]

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Ideas Fair Live Broadcast on Thursday!

CiTR Broadcasts live from the Ideas Fair!  Join Ola and Duncan as they host their program right out in the open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, October 2. UBC Campus + Community Planning is hosting an Ideas Fair on Outdoor Spaces. This is an exciting opportunity to share your ideas on possible […]

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Supermoon at Victory Square Block Party!

Check out this brand new video of Supermoon playing at this year’s Victory Square Block Party! The four-piece fuzz pop band graced the cover of this month’s Discorder, and also played the Live@Lunch series at UBC during the first couple weeks of classes. There is more awesome coverage from Victory Square Block Party coming soon, […]

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Red Jam Slam Radio Fest!

September 22-24 from 1-5 p.m every day on three radio stations! Listen LIVE ! A Radio Simulcast between 3 stations: Monday, September 22nd at 100.5FM CFRO from 1-5 p.m. Tuesday, September 23rd at 90.1FM CJSF from 1-5 p.m.Wednesday, September 24 at 101.9FM CiTR from 1-5 p.m. broadcast live from Shop Wrong at 1192 E. Hastings. The Red Jam […]

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Who judges shindig? Learn more about how the judging happens.

Shindig is CiTR’s annual, 13-week band competition. Twenty-seven bands compete for recording time, showcases and prizes, starting on Tuesday, October 21, at the Hindenburg. Every night, five judges pick one band to advance to the semi-finals. Judges are local musicians, music journalists, or CiTR and Discorder volunteers and staff with extensive music knowledge. We make […]

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Live@Lunch on Wednesday – CiTR and AMS Events present Royal Streets

Royal Streets are playing today at 12 noon north of the SUB! CiTR and AMS Firstweek bring you awesome live music during the first two weeks of classes! Stop by and enjoy a tour of Vancouver’s music scene hosted by CiTR DJs. These shows are also live broadcast on CiTR 101.9FM and streamed on citr.ca. […]

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Live@Lunch on Tuesday – CiTR and AMS Events present Supermoon

Supermoon are playing Tuesday at 12 noon north of the SUB! Read more about Supermoon in Discorder Magazine… CiTR and AMS Firstweek bring you awesome live music every day of the first week of classes! Stop by and enjoy a tour of Vancouver’s music scene hosted by CiTR DJs. These shows are also live broadcast […]

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