Music

Qualicum Beach’s TOSH plans for ‘Music on Sundays’ concert series to continue this fall

Classical pianist Leslie Dala the first featured artist for all-new online performances

  • Sep 8, 2020

 

Elise Boulanger talks history, music and the importance of connecting

Musician and band to play the Parksville Museum on Sept. 5

 

Vancouver Island Symphony’s children’s choir program goes online due to COVID-19

Registration now open for fall and winter sessions of Noteworthy Kids

 

Couple gets surprise barbershop quartet concert in Parksville on their 60th wedding anniversary

‘Charisma Bypass’ shows up at their hotel to sing favourite tunes

Roots & Blues festival trades Salmon Arm stage for online streaming

Although COVID-19 has halted a live festival, it can be watched digitally on Black Press Media sites

Parksville filmmaker nominated for provincial Leo Award

Joel Grenz tabbed in ‘Best Music Video’ category

Q&A: Juno Awards head Allan Reid on celebrating Canadian music in a pandemic

Winners in a dizzying 42 categories will be announced over 90 minutes

Nanaimo, Vancouver Island drummers pay belated tribute to Neil Peart of Rush

Canadian Rock and Roll Hall of Fame drummer died of cancer at age 67 in January

Coffee for your head: Popular song has strong ties to Lower Mainland

Isaiah Faber’s ‘death bed (coffee for your head) ft. beabadoobee’ has over 440 million Spotify hits

Qualicum Beach seniors rock out to KISS classic

WATCH: Berwick residents enjoy own rendition of ‘Rock and Roll All Nite’

VIDEO: Country stars release song in memory of Capt. Casey, who died in Snowbirds crash

Brian John Harwood and Dustin Bird co-wrote the track, which features 18 Canadian country artists

PQBeat: Qualicum Beach musician, lawyer Phil Dwyer

Juno Award winner talks music legends, ‘The Ballad of Bonnie Henry’ and more

  • Jun 1, 2020

COVID-19: Qualicum Beach man stages concerts for charity out of his garage

Larry MacDougall says reception from neighbours has been heartening

VIDEO: B.C. musicians feed the need amid ‘Strange Times’

NOX donates to Food Bank for every stream

Little Richard, flamboyant rock ‘n’ roll pioneer, dead at 87

He sold more than 30 million records worldwide, and his influence on other musicians was equally staggering

PQBeat Podcast: What are your Top 3 favourite music albums of all-time?

Listen: Mix tapes, crooners, rap, country and more

  • May 8, 2020

Nanaimo’s Lauren Spencer-Smith looks back on ‘American Idol’ experience

Teen singer reached Top 20, made lifelong friendships and improved her skills

QUIZ: A tribute to The Beatles

How much do you know about the iconic band from the 1960s?

PHOTOS: Nightly singalong raises spirits of Victoria neighbourhood

Residents line Chamberlain Street, sing together to build community while social distancing