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Earlybird tickets almost gone

Vancouver Island MusicFest organizers are kicking into high gear in the final days leading up to the 17th anniversary of the festival and the big deadlines are fast approaching.

Austin, Spiller among top award-winners

Courtenay singers Helen Austin and Emily Spiller were recognized with some of the top awards at the seventh annual Vancouver Island Music Awards.

Lessons learned about music business

Before they even left Courtenay, Edmonton-based folk rock band Owls by Nature was able to apply a lesson they learned at the Vancouver Island Music Business Conference (VIMBC).

Drummer leads jazz combo

Jump-start your weekend at the Elks Hall this Thursday with Bopping with Streetlife.

Rebel Music coming to Mex

Over the past three years, Rocky Mountain Rebel Music has grown a lot — and not just in terms of members.

Pajamas at Zocalo

Silk Pajamas is a much traveled duo whose motto is, “We might be used, but we ain’t all used up.”
Get inspired from CYMC

Get inspired from CYMC

Imagine this. Just over the Pacific’s horizon is a beautiful ship making her way to the Comox Valley. She appears and you begin to hear wafts of violins soaring, trumpets announcing and voices raised in song. As evening closes in you notice the lights: she radiates all colors of the rainbow.
Kick off Carnivalution at the Avalanche

Kick off Carnivalution at the Avalanche

The Avalanche Bar and Grill and Amazing Pole Stunts proudly present Carnivalution: a Cirque du Burlesque, starring Heather Ireland as Sticky Betty, this Saturday at the Avalanche in the kick off to Carnivalution's summer tour.

Locals celebrate arts at Madskillz

Four local performers will participate in the Madskillz Festival this weekend in Vancouver.
Get amazed by animals Saturday

Get amazed by animals Saturday

This Saturday at 2:30 p.m., wildlife artist Allan Hancock will present his beautifully detailed illustrations in Amazing Animals, the Remarkable Things that Creatures Do — a book written by Margriet Ruurs that encourages children to observe and engage the natural world with a sense of wonder.