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Rickshaw Theatre

Attending a show at the Rickshaw Theatre is a very unique experience. Right from the entrance, the venue feels comfortable. The staff out front seem…

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Thundercat

After dropping the single “Show You the Way” — a track that somehow remains cool while featuring both Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald — from…

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Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th at the Rickshaw Theatre: Four local punk bands backdropped by compilations of kills from the 1980 film, Friday the 13th, featuring none…

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OFF!

Crust punks, gutter punks, fashion punks, has-been punks, older punks who never stopped being punks: punks of every kind crowded into the Rickshaw on November…

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Preoccupations

The first stop on their tour and their first return to Vancouver since changing their name, Preoccupations played the Rickshaw to support their eponymous album,…

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Unknown Mortal Orchestra

Lower Dens began suddenly, without any attempt at wooing their audience to attention. But the venue didn’t provide much foreplay either. The house lights stayed…

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Ariel Pink

It’s not often Vancouver concertgoers arrive in time for the opening set, let alone in advance. But October 10 at the Rickshaw saw folks patiently…

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SnailFest, Opening Night

Vancouver’s homegrown SnailFest held their kickoff bash on August 22 at the Rickshaw Theatre. The inaugural instalment, founded by local concert promoters Snail Productions, is…

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Slint

It’s tough to believe that a quarter century ago seminal math-rock group Slint quietly issued their debut album Tweez to the world. Even more remarkable…

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Ketamines

The word ketamine refers to two things: one is the name of an anesthetic substance famous for being a recreational sedative. The other refers to…