[ 31 May , 2012; 00:00 to 23:59. ]
Omar Souleyman is a Syrian musical legend. Since 1994, he and his musicians – Rizan Said keyboard and Ali Shaker Ali – bozouk – have emerged as a staple of folk-pop throughout Syria, but until now they have remained little known outside of the country. To date, he has issued more than five-hundred studio and […]
An album by Vancouver local Jeremy Van Wyck featuring solo drone and noise work. Though he is perhaps better known as half of Aerosol Constellations and one quarter of Shearing Pinx, Jeremy has been producing work on his own (under is own name and as Mongst) for some years. Of course, he is best known […]
[ 5 May , 2012; 20:00 to 22:00. 6 May , 2012; 20:00 to 22:00. ]
Presented in partnership with CITR 101.9
Saxophonist Colin Stetson, violinist Sarah Neufeld, and pianist-composer Gregory Rogove team up for a North American tour, showcasing their respective solo work.
Saturday May 5 and Sunday May 6, 8:00 pm
$20 / 15 advance
$22 / 18 door
[ 21 April , 2012; 19:30 to 22:00. ]
The eponymous lead guitarist behind Group Bombino, Ghoumour Oumara Moctar (also known as Omara “Bombino” Moctar) is also its singer and songwriter. Blending Occidental electronic and acoustic folk and blues guitar styles with Tuareg songforms and lyrics (and the occasional Raï jam), the music is a good deal more gritty and raucous than the frankly […]
[ 17 February , 2012; 20:00 to 23:59. ] A night of electroacoustic improvisation and drone featuring Fieldhead, Chris Tenz & Mongst is happening from 8 PM to midnight on Friday, February 17th, 2012 at Blim. Admission is a sliding scale from $8-10.
Blim is located at 115 E Pender, and while you wait around for the music to start, you can peruse whatever amazing […]