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Empire Of The Sun converts the Orpheum to "standing room only"
Sometimes, all you want to do is move a little, you know? Turns out, those times often coincide with Empire Of The Sun tour dates. And judging by the overwhelming majority of standing spectators...
Oct 22nd, 2013
Of Monsters and Men Erupts at The Orpheum
I kind of have a thing for Europe. Specifically Scandinavia and the Nordic countries. The bands and musicians that come from that area seem to have a greater appreciation for music (so do the fans)...
May 15th, 2013
Great Big Sea Celebrates 20 Years With a Bang
It’s hard for me to be objective in this review. You see, I have been a fan of Great Big Sea (and Celtic music in general) for a very long time. I first saw them perform about 12 years ago. A few...
Mar 13th, 2013
Violinist Corey Cerovsek and conductor Rossen Milanov deliver strong performance with VSO
Vancouver-born international violinist Corey Cerovsek and conductor Rossen Milanov delivered an unforgettable evening of music by Debussy, Korngold and Berlioz at the Orpheum on...
Jan 8th, 2012
PIXIES bring Grammy-award nominated music to Vancouver
Mar 31st, 2011
K'Naan Sings a New Canadian Anthem
If I knew how to download and send two Itunes songs to everyone in the world, (and if I could afford it) I would send two songs from last night's K'Naan concert at the Orpheum Theatre, because I...
Linda Solomon Wood
Feb 26th, 2010
Haitian-American Olympic musical performer Daniel Bernard Roumain is the quintessential modern violinist
Daniel Bernard Roumain: An Olympic performer with flair. Think his hair is cool? Wait until you hear DBR play the violin...
Feb 17th, 2010