Archive for the ‘Shindig’ 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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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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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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