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CiTR Open House! Thursday Sept 4 12-5PM

photo (1)Hey you! Yes you! Come to the CiTR open house tomorrow, Thursday, September 5 from 12-5 PM!

There will be station tours, free food and drinks, opportunities to sign up as a member and the chance for you to go on-air! If you are curious about any of the departments at CiTR, or are wondering how to get involved at the station, this is a fantastic opportunity to have your questions answered.

CiTR is located in room 233 of the Student Union Building at the University of British Columbia.

See you there!

 

 

Live at Lunch Thursday – CiTR and AMS present Fine Times

fine timesFine Times is playing now North of the SUB! Read more about Fine Times in Discorder Magazine

CiTR and AMS Firstweek bring you awesome live music every day of the first week of classes! Stop by and enjoy a tour of Vancouver’s music scene hosted by CiTR DJs. These shows are also live broadcast on CiTR 101.9FM and streamed on citr.ca. Here’s the schedule for the next week:

Mon, Sept 8 – Flintettes
Tues, Sept 9 – Supermoon
Wed, Sept 10 – Royal Streets
Thurs, Sept 11 – Purple Hearts Social Club

Live at Lunch today – CiTR and AMS present Village

photo by Eleanor Wearing

photo by Eleanor Wearing

Village is playing now North of the SUB! Read more about Village in Discorder Magazine

CiTR and AMS Firstweek bring you awesome live music every day of the first week of classes! Stop by and enjoy a tour of Vancouver’s music scene hosted by CiTR DJs. These shows are also live broadcast on CiTR 101.9FM and streamed on citr.ca. Here’s the schedule for the next two weeks:

Thurs, Sept 4 – Fine Times
Mon, Sept 8 – Flintettes
Tues, Sept 9 – Supermoon
Wed, Sept 10 – Royal Streets
Thurs, Sept 11 – Purple Hearts Social Club

Live at Lunch today – CiTR and AMS present War Baby

photo by Victoria Johnson

photo by Victoria Johnson

War Baby is playing now North of the SUB! Read more about War Baby in Discorder Magazine…

CiTR and AMS Firstweek bring you awesome live music every day of the first week of classes! Stop by and enjoy a tour of Vancouver’s music scene hosted by CiTR DJs. These shows are also live broadcast on CiTR 101.9FM and streamed on citr.ca. Here’s the schedule for the next two weeks:

Wed, Sept 3 – Village
Thurs, Sept 4 – Fine Times
Mon, Sept 8 – Flintettes
Tues, Sept 9 – Supermoon
Wed, Sept 10 – Royal Streets
Thurs, Sept 11 – Purple Hearts Social Club

Raffle Prizes at Victory Square Block Party!

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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 will go towards Megaphone Magazine and CiTR, organizations that both help make the Block Party happen, and benefit from its ongoing success.

There are SO MANY incredible prizes to be won at this year’s raffle. Yet again, businesses located both in the neighbourhood surrounding Victory Square and throughout Vancouver have outdone themselves with donations.

GIFT CARD GALORE! Buy raffle tickets for your chance to win gift certificates from Revolver Coffee, Peckinpah, Poke Acupuncture, Six Acres Pub, Nouvelle Nouvelle, Coup Salon, JD’s Barber Shop, Community Thrift and Vintage, The Templeton, and Car2Go!

On the musical side of things, we have some wicked donations from Mint Records, Vinyl Records, Audiopile, Kingfisher Bluez, Timbre Concerts and The Biltmore Cabaret!

If you’re into movies, both The Cinematheque and Vancouver International Film Festival have donated tickets and festival passes!

AND THAT’S NOT ALL! There will also be prize packages from Adbusters, Sitka, The Soap Dispensary, The Regional Assembly of Text, Old Faithful Shop, The Style Garage, Olla Flowers, Fjallraven, and more!

Raffle tickets will be sold throughout the day, and prizes will be given away between bands. Make sure you stick around until the end of the night, as the prize packages will get bigger as the night goes on!

See you Sunday!

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

Victory Square Block Party 2014 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, Purple Hearts Social Club, Fountain, Cool, and Tough Age.

In accordance with the values of a true block party, this event is FREE of charge! No tickets to deal with, just drop by and soak in the good vibes. CiTR will be on the scene providing a live broadcast, so if you can’t make it just tune into 101.9FM or stream it online right here on our good old homepage!

The VSBP acknowledges that we exist on unceded Indigenous land belonging to the Coast Salish peoples, including the territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish),Stó:lō and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations.

Hosted by CiTR, Discorder Magazine, and Music Waste Festival.

Temporary Power Outage!

keep-calm-and-listen-to-music-605 Due to a temporary electrical shutdown at the Student Union Building (SUB) in UBC’s Vancouver campus, CiTR will not be broadcasting its regular content from 09:00 tomorrow morning (Sunday, August 17th) till about 06:00 Monday, August 18th.

However, CiTR will still be broadcasting some groovy tunes in the form of a giant playlist that is crafted by our staff members. This means you can still enjoy awesome independent music all day long!

Mark Kleiner Power Trio at Fox Cabaret – August 15th

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Friday, Aug 15th at 7:30pm  The Mark Kleiner Power Trio will play the Fox Cabaret (2321 Main Street).

The Mark Kleiner Power Trio is playing its first live show in 12 years! Along with drummer Kurt Dahle (New Pornographers, Neko Case) and bassist Pete Mills (Flash Bastard), the trio will rock a selection from their 2002 album Love to Night, some new songs, and tunes from Mark’s 90s Vancouver-based bands Jungle and Sister Lovers. He also been as guest DJ  on the Nardwuar the Human Serviette radio show on CiTR 101.9 FMListen to their song Fell In Love With The Girl in advance!

Also, a very special guest will be making an appearance. Sara Lapsley – host of CiTR’s The Arts Report – will be singing a few tracks, proving to everyone that a passion for creating music still thrives, even with pressures of a 9-5 job and having to host a weekly radio show! Come show your support for a fellow CiTR member and have a good time while you are at it.

Tickets are $12 in advance and are available at Red Cat and Zulu Records

Sponsored by CiTR and Discorder Magazine

Out on Screen: Queer Film Festival – August 14th to 24th

Queer Film Fest 2014

The 26th Vancouver Queer Film Festival will Begin on this  Thursday!

Held by Out On Screen, Queer Film Festival will last for 11 days until Aug 24th, featuring more than 90 queer films in 5 different theatres in downtown Vancouver.

CiTR is sponsoring two films:
1) Out in the Night.  “A fun night out in their safe haven of New York City’s West Village changed the lives of seven young African-American lesbian women forever…” At 9:30 pm Aug 18th, @SFU’s Goldcorp Centre for the Arts.
2) Salvation Army ” in a country where homosexuality is still a crime, this award-winning feature debut is Abdellah Ta a’s cinematic retelling of his roundly acclaimed autobiographical novel, Salvation Army…” At 9 pm Aug 22nd, @ Cineplex Odeon International Village Cinemas

Regular single ticket is $12 and only $8 for students, seniors and underemployed patrons. Click here for more info.

Come and celebrate together!

Sponsored by CiTR Radio and Discorder Magazine

Timbre Concerts Presents: Benjamin Booker with Special Guests The Districts, and Eric Campbell & The Dirt at The Media Club| August 13th

Benjamin Booker

Benjamin Booker

On Wednesday night, Timbre Concerts brings a night of fresh faced indie rockers at The Media Club.

Benjamin Booker is an ridiculously talented 22 year old based in New Orleans. He played his first live show just two years ago but has come a long way already by being featured on the Late Show with David Letterman and opening for Jack White! Benjamin Booker embodies the Chuck Berry era of rock n’roll especially with a high-energy band backing him. He is on tour to promote the release of his debut self-titled album, which you can stream in high quality for free on NPR (for a limited time)!
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