Music

Island music event hopes to attract more sponsors, Canadian talent

The Vancouver Island Music Awards to welcome submissions from around B.C. and across the country

Rifflandia leaves audiences wanting more

Victoria pulls off fifth year of music festival excellence

Reggie Watts’s Rifflandia set a puzzling but delightful gem

I knew what to expect going into Reggie Watts’s Sept. 16 set on Rifflandia’s main stage. I knew, but I was still blindsided.

Bumbershoot 2012 eclectic mix of music and comedy

Taking place in Seattle Center from Sept. 1–3 on various outdoor and indoor stages, the Bumbershoot music/comedy/arts festival really had something for everyone.

SUB roof set for biggest party in decades

Bands will play on roof of Student Union Building this month

Gotye gets it right at Orpheum gig

Quickly moving onto the next song, we all joined in as the female vocals in the much-overplayed-yet-still-amazing-when-you-are-experiencing-it-live single “Somebody That I Used to Know.”

Music Rags: Reggie Watts: of comedy and cannabis

Comedian and musician Reggie Watts is popping up everywhere these days.

More than a woman

Aaliyah’s music stands the test of time