Tag Archives: Music

Music show on Cortes Island reunites former Montreal-based collaborators

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Recently settled local Amaris Daniel is organizing Hall Pass this weekend, a music show at Manson’s Hall that is bringing long-time friends and musicians together.

Nate Drobner and Nick Wisdom, who are the duo in the headlining act Potatohead People, create jazz-influenced hiphop, with elements of 80s to 90s funk and modern house music. They have worked with well-known hip-hop music names like De La Soul, Phife Dawg (A Tribe Called Quest) and Illa J.

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BC composer has original work played by Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

By Greg Osoba, CKTZ News, through an LJI grant from Canada-info.ca

Musician and composer Wylie Ferguson has been accepted into a mentorship program with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra where his work will be played and critiqued. The current VSO mentorship and readings program began on October 15th and runs until May 31st, 2023, culminating in the reading of the scores on May 30th.

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Local bands are buzzing for upcoming Halloween dance

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It’s been three years since the Whaletown Community Club (WCC) has hosted an indoor event for Halloween but this season, the WCC is celebrating the scary season with three local acts at the Gorge Hall on Oct. 29.

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