Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

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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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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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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Raffle Prizes at Victory Square Block Party!

We know you’re ready for the ultimate end of summer party at Victory Square this Sunday, but are you also ready for the best raffle prizes in town? As per the Victory Square Tradition, there will once again be an amazing raffle happening throughout the day. All of the money raised in the raffle ticket sales […]

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CiTR and Music Waste Present: Victory Square Block Party 2014! 2-9PM August 31st

Summer is nearly at its end…but there is still room for one last hurrah: Victory Square Block Party! From 2-9pm enjoy amazing live music at Victory Square Park, located at the Cambie and Hastings intersection in Downtown Vancouver. This year’s lineup is absolutely killer with featured acts including: The Shilohs, Dead Soft, Supermoon, Nervous Talk, […]

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