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Award-winning Musician Brings “Songs from the Himalayas” Tour to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver

Award-winning Musician Brings “Songs from the Himalayas” Tour to the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver Great news for Vancouver music fans and the legendary Queen Elizabeth Theatre coming August 13. Ansa.GaRangDengZhen (English name is Zen) is a multi-award winning Tibetan singer songwriter and producer at the forefront of a new generation bringing inspirational folk and world music...

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The Smashing Pumpkins to Tour North America This Fall with Jane’s Addiction

The Smashing Pumpkins to Tour North America This Fall with Jane’s Addiction The Smashing Pumpkins have announced a fall North American tour. The Spirit on Fire Tour features dates in October and November with Jane’s Addiction and Poppy. Luckily, we will be attending the Vancouver show at Rogers Arena on November 11. “XYU” alone will...

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Metta Mindfulness Music shares full “Sacred Spiral” Album Livestream Performance

Metta Mindfulness Music shares full “Sacred Spiral” Album Livestream Performance Award-winning composer Yuval Ron joins forces with vocalist Úyanga Bold and Executive Producer of Metta Mindfulness Music, Dr. Richard Gold, for an immersive journey through the sacred on new collaborative album “Sacred Spiral”, out February 6, 2022. Yuval and Úyanga are joined by a masterful group of contributing musicians, with instrumentation ranging from Sitar (Pandit Nayan...

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Shawna Virago to Perform at Utah Transgender Pride Festival This Weekend, a Virtual Event presented by Genderbands

Shawna Virago to Perform at Utah Transgender Pride Festival This Weekend, a Virtual Event presented by Genderbands Celebrated folk punk singer songwriter Shawna Virago will be performing this weekend for a special virtual event. “I’ll be playing twang filled folk punk at this event, where all genders are welcome.” News from Genderbands below: Genderbands is...

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Patrick Ames Takes You On A Musical Napa Valley Vineyard Tour In “Liveness in Quarantine” Livestream Series

Liveness in Quarantine. Recorded during the Covid-19 Pandemic, April 2020. LIVE in the Vineyard.  The wineries of Napa Valley and wine county are closed but the vineyards are alive during April’s Pandemic. Join @PatrickAmes for tours and new music for your sheltering in place. Bring your wine glass because it’s always Happy Hour in this...

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Concerts After Coronavirus: What happens to an industry built on large gatherings?

  So fun is cancelled for a while… Gatherings are banned which means the live music industry is closed for business and we’re all missing that luxury we took for granted, going to check out a show. Now thousands of musicians, professional and otherwise, have taken to their bathrooms and kitchens as a sort of...

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Paul McCartney Announces “Freshen Up” Tour Summer 2020 Live Dates Throughout Europe

Sir Paul McCartney recently announced a lively series of new live events as an extension of his “Fresh Up” tour series. I.M.P was lucky enough to attend his last Vancouver stop on July 6, 2019 and it was truly sincere and energizing. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, November 26th at 10:00 a.m. local time. Keep...

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State of the Industry Address

State of the Industry Address: Taking a look at the music industry and counter-culture as we head into another decade. by Jon C. Ireson Where are we now? Where…are…we…now? I’m Jon Ireson and this is to be a “State of the Industry” address, taking a look at where music is as we are about to...

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7 Best Las Vegas Music Venues

7 Best Las Vegas Music Venues Not surprisingly, the party capital of the world is also where you’ll find some of the best music halls and arenas in the US. Las Vegas, Nevada is home to several specialty venues dedicated to genres, sub-genres, cult cultures, and musical circles as veritable meccas for live performances. These...

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The End Of Warped Tour And The Future Of The Concert Industry

So Warped tour is ending and this is a larger symptom of a huge problem the industry is going to be facing in the next few years. In the interview where he dropped the bomb, Warped tour founder said, “We were doing fine, but we had a pretty big dip last year. It was that...

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