Archive for the ‘Music’ 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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February 1st: Bepi Crespan Presents…

Bepi Crespan Presents… On this Sunday morning’s Bepi Crespan Presents… (0700 – 0900 PST) New Alexander Hacke (drummer, Einsturzende Neubauten), krautrock legends Faust, African Sciences, Black Sites, Toronto’s Bronsense, plus the usual assortment of obscure ‘80s cold wave fare. Tune in!

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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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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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