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  • Tea Time: Rockers celebrate 20th anniversary of Transmission

    Tea Time: Rockers celebrate 20th anniversary of Transmission

    Stephanie Mckay recommends some concerts to see in Saskatoon for the week of March 16-22.
  • Upcoming gigs in Edmonton: Billy Talent, The Tea Party, Get Together Alberta with Flume

    Upcoming gigs in Edmonton: Billy Talent, The Tea Party, Get Together Alberta with Flume

    Afraid of missing Billy Talent’s next Edmonton show? Mark this date in your calendar: Feb. 21 at the Shaw Conference Centre. The Toronto rockers will be joined by Monster Truck and The Dirty Nil. Tickets are $60.50 plus service charges. On sale: Oct. 29 at ticketmaster.ca. The show is part of Billy Talent’s tour in […]
  • Reggae's power of positivity

    Reggae's power of positivity

    Josey Wales, Cocoa Tea carry Marley's banner to Montreal International Reggae Festival.
  • Vancouver Women’s Musical Society toasts 110 years with a nice cup of tea

    Vancouver Women’s Musical Society toasts 110 years with a nice cup of tea

    On Wednesday morning a group of committed music fans get together for an annual general meeting, a late morning concert and a nice cup of tea.
  • Nagano lets loose in electric performances of Grieg, Mozart and Sibelius

    Nagano lets loose in electric performances of Grieg, Mozart and Sibelius

    Revolutions aren’t always bloody. Sometimes they take place in a dressing room when a conductor’s preconcert tea is replaced with a cocktail so powerful and illegal the bar goes quiet when you order it. And the pale bartender asks, are you sure?
  • Fuelled by yoga and green tea, Bahamas stays grounded on tour

    Fuelled by yoga and green tea, Bahamas stays grounded on tour

    The year 2014 was a landmark for Afie Jurvanen, the Toronto-based singer-songwriter-guitarist best known by his stage name, Bahamas. He released an excellent album, entitled Bahamas is Afie, that earned widespread critical acclaim and gained commercial traction in the oh-so-important American market, thanks to an ad company’s clever use of the song, All The Time. The […]
  • The Tea Party reclaims its brotherly love

    The Tea Party reclaims its brotherly love

    Jeff Martin is speaking from the ocean at the end of the world, but you can still hear the air quotes in his voice. Recalling how he invited drummer Jeff Burrows and bassist Stuart Chatwood to Byron Bay, Australia for the trio’s first writing sessions in a decade, the singer/guitarist remarks how the surfers’ paradise […]
  • Concert review: The Tea Party is enjoying a new adventure

    Concert review: The Tea Party is enjoying a new adventure

    The trio's joy in playing together again was palpable in the sheer amount of music they poured into their two-hour set at Metropolis on Friday.
  • The Tea Party: the complete conversation

    The Tea Party: the complete conversation

    We spoke to Tea Party frontman Jeff Martin about the band's new album and tour, which stops at Metropolis on Friday, Nov. 28. Here's the complete transcript of the interview.
  • Review: Dixie Chicks still tug on the heart strings

    Review: Dixie Chicks still tug on the heart strings

    Natalie Maines dissing Dubya permanently divorced Dixie Chicks from its cracker and Tea Party crowd. But the Dallas trio apparently didn’t offend anyone in B.C. As Saturday’s packed Rogers Arena date on the Long Time Gone Tour proved, ladies love the Chicks.

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