Archive for the ‘Shindig’ Category

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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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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Now accepting submissions for CiTR’s 30th year band competition, Shindig!

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO SEPTEMBER 22! SHiNDiG is CiTR’s annual battle of the bands competition, supporting the newest and the randomest local talent. All styles are welcome — whether you are a solo country artist or a 10-piece punk band. Past participants includes the likes of Japandroids, Fond of Tigers, The Pack A.D., Mystery Machine and […]

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DEC 10 – SHINDIG 30TH ANNIVERSARY FINALE: SKINNY KIDS, ZEN MYSTERY FOGG, WAR BABY

It’s almost time! Just about thirty years ago, the CiTR’s Shindig began as The Hot Air Show, a student judged band competition. From UBC’s Pit Pub to the Savoy to The Railway Club, Shindig has been going strong ever since! Now three bands vie to become Shindig Thirtieth Anniversary Champions! Of the 27 bands that […]

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Shindig Night 13: War Baby/Candela Farm/42

Come see the last round of the semi-finals taking place Dec 3rd, 930PM, at the Railway Club as War Baby, Candela Farm, and 42 duke it out for a place in the final. Kudos to Zen Mystery Fogg for winning round two of the semi-finals last night!

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Shindig Semis – Night 11! Dream Baby/Pineapple/Zen Mystery Fogg

The CiTR Shindig semi-finals continues with Dream Baby, Pineapple and Zen Mystery Fogg! With genres ranging from spoken word to garage rock, this night at the Railway Club is sure to be a good time. Shoutout to Skinny Kids, who won the first round of semi-finals last night. Dream Baby Pineapple Zen Mystery Fogg

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Shindig Semis Begins–Night 10! HOOVES/The Binz/Skinny Kids

Semi-finals have begun! Shindig is only going to get more heated from here on out, so make sure you make it down to the Railway these upcoming Tuesdays! For the opening semi-final we have HOOVES, Skinny Kids, and The Binz. Some of these bands have played together before, so it’ll be interesting to see them […]

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Shindig Night 9!

Congratulations to the winner of Shindig Night 8! After Shindig Night 9, we’ll be moving into the semi-finals, but first we’ve got three great acts lined up: The soothing troubadour, Violet Height Deviously twisted electronic from maQLu. and 42! The winner of this night will go on to face War Baby and Candela Farm in […]

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Shindig Update! Night 8: Candela Farm, Scin Laeca, Big Damn Heroes

Shindig is well underway! Updated results are now on the Shindig schedule. Soon we’ll be in the semi-final rounds, where bands really begin to show off their distinguished styles. This Nov 5th we’ll have another set of strong contenders aiming to enter the next stage of Shindig 2013! Come out to the Railway Club to […]

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