Post thumbnail of My 54-40 Story – their 50th Commodore Ballroom show, and a life traced and tattooed
23 October 2013

My 54-40 Story – their 50th Commodore Ballroom show, and a life traced and tattooed

How I traced my life by the outline of my tattoo: here is my 54-40 story on the occasion of their 50th show at Vancouver’s venerable Commodore Ballroom.

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19 October 2013

Photos: AUSTRA live in Vancouver the Commodore Ballroom

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Katie Stelmanis’ Austra returned once again to Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom on October 11 and once again nailed us all with her voice. Here are photos.

Post thumbnail of In Photos: Portraits of the LOCAL NATIVES live in Vancouver
30 April 2013

In Photos: Portraits of the LOCAL NATIVES live in Vancouver

Local Natives played a warm, inviting and love-filled show in Vancouver at the Commodore Ballroom on April 27. Here are a ton of portrait photos to show you what that looks like.

Post thumbnail of GALLERY/REVIEW: BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB live in Vancouver…includes random Yannis from FOALS!
22 February 2012

GALLERY/REVIEW: BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB live in Vancouver…includes random Yannis from FOALS!

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Bombay Bicycle Club played Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom on Feb 21st and were alright, thanks. Then I ran into Yannis from UK band Foals, randomly. Which was better. Here’s the full gallery, review and setlist.

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24 April 2011

PHOTOS: Tame Impala Live

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And the crowds, they danced and spliffed…and the band, Tame Impala, they bent their strings and played some marginally trippy fayre…some raved about it, others were merely adequately amused. Mikala = latter.

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7 March 2010

GALLERY: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Vancouver, March 6

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club bravely performed 8 songs off of their new album Beat the Devil’s Tattoo, on March 6 at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom. Then they played the good stuff off of their first two albums. They even smiled. And Robert even – gasp – chatted a bit. Here is visual proof of a pretty decent gig in all its well-lit glory.

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