Music

Vancouver Island drummers pay belated tribute to Neil Peart of Rush

Canadian Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer died of cancer at age 67 in January

 

Nanaimo singer creates online playlist for those missing local music

Elise Boulanger said project is in response to COVID-19’s impact on live concerts

 

Music therapist plays socially distant concerts at Nanaimo long-term care home

Graylen Howard says music therapy is beneficial for those living with dementia

Nanaimo-based record label releases new album featuring 18 Island artists

Nanaimo musician David Hallam unveils unreleased song for friend who died of ALS

Nanaimo fiddle instructors recognized for contributing to city’s culture

Trish and Geoff Horrocks presented with Nanaimo’s 2020 Honour in Culture Award

COVID-19: Qualicum Beach man stages concerts for charity out of his garage

Larry MacDougall says reception from neighbours has been heartening

Nanaimo psychedelic rock duo releases 30-minute instrumental track

‘The Archaeus Cycle’ reflects on life during COVID-19 and the healing capability of music

Lantzville fiddler releases new album on his 18th birthday

Quin Etheridge-Pedden showcased ‘Out of the Blue’ with live-streamed concert

‘Experimental’ music and art venue in Nanaimo closes due to COVID-19

The White Room announced it was shutting down in a Facebook post

B.C. teen won’t be next American Idol, but she’s excited about her future in music

Nanaimo’s Lauren Spencer-Smith misses out on top 10 of reality TV talent show

Nanaimo jazz singer entertaining neighbours in cul-de-sacs

Narissa Young performing while being mindful of social distancing

Nanaimo musician Glen Foster releases new album, living room concert video

‘Not Far Away’ includes reworked versions of songs from 2019’s ‘Party Out There Tonight’ EP

Nanaimo musician up for Independent Music Award for first song from first CD

Ryan Newton gets alt. country song nomination for ‘Casting Shadows (On the Heels of Tomorrow)’

Order of Canada Vancouver Island musician pens ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’

Qualicum Beach lawyer and saxophonist Phil Dwyer notes health officer has become a ‘folk hero’

VIDEO: Island artist gets help from Canadians far and wide for inspirational self-isolation message

Sue Pyper and others appear in video, accompanied by the Big Little Lions’ tune ‘Big Mistake’

Henley, Tucker, Cyrus and others mourn the death of Rogers

Country music icon remembered as a crossover pioneer, a supporter of young artists

Music industry feeling the effects of COVID-19 pandemic

Island musicians, promoters and producers alike reeling from cancellations, venue bans

Joseph Blake: 10 amazing CDs to explore in our COVID-19 isolation

Longtime music writer shares his favourite records from his vast collection

Juno Awards in Saskatoon cancelled at the last minute over COVID-19 concerns

Annual Canadian music awards gala was scheduled to happen this Sunday