Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

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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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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Guitarist Adrian Verdejo: Guest Appearance and Live Performance on 4’33”

Please join me in welcoming Adrian Verdejo for a live on-air performance on 4’33”, on Monday, Dec. 1st, 6-7pm. As an in-demand Vancouver-based guitarist, Adrian performs both as a soloist and with the Victoria Guitar Trio and Erato Ensemble. He has also performed with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, the Turning Point Ensemble and the Aventa […]

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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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Shindig Night Five: Skim Milk, Spring Breaks & Two Doges and A Couple of Bauds

Once again, three awesome acts are going to be hitting the stage at The Hindenburg this Tuesday for another week of SHiNDiG! Malk won last week and will be moving onto the semi-finals to be held in January! The prizes up for grabs include studio time, features in Discorder Magazine, posters, as well as showcases with Music Waste, […]

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Throwback: Purple Hearts Social Club and Tough Age at Victory Square Block Party

If you are missing Victory Square Block Party as much as we are, these videos of Purple Hearts Social Club and Tough Age may brighten the mood! Hip hop quartet Purple Hearts Social Club will be competing on the final night of SHiNDiG Round One, December 16th, alongside RAISED ON DJs and The Plodes. Vancouver punk outfit […]

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Shindig Night 4: Double Standards, Malk & Speller

Another Tuesday means another lineup of stellar music at The Hindenburg! Congrats to Revered, who won last night’s SHiNDiG and will be back for the semi-finals early next year! Founded in 1983, SHiNDiG has provided a platform for hundreds of bands and musicians of all different genres. Prizes this year include studio time, showcases with Music Waste, Canadian Music Week […]

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School of Rock Beverage Garden

CiTR and FilmSoc are teaming up this Friday November 7 for a rocking beer garden! Come down and watch the classic film School of Rock, and be entertained before the film and during intermissions by live music! The event will take place at the Norm theatre in UBC’s SUB. Doors open at 7:00 pm and […]

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Shindig Night 3: Revered, Screaming Queens & The Spheres

After a second week of SHiNDiG with Still Creek Murder moving on to the semi-finals, we’re moving right on to week three with three more bands getting ready to take the stage at The Hindenburg next Tuesday night! In case you forgot, SHiNDiG is CiTR’s “battle of the bands,” an event that has hosted more than 800 bands […]

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