The History of Westcoast Music

An archive of names and media of contemporary bands, musicians, venues, promoters, artists and technicians, from the 1800's up to and including 1999.

2022 celebrates our 20th year capturing Westcoast music history.

Featured Artist

Maureen Washington

With a vocal style that encompasses the soul of Etta James, and Carmen McRae, the modernity of Holly Cole and the playfulness of Jann Arden; Maureen Washington evokes comparison to some of the great female Jazz singers of our time yet remains one of a kind.
Maureen Washington songstress for a variety of different ensembles, began her music career in Prince George where she sang in a funk, blues, swing, jazz band named BOP, who recorded an EP, taught Jazz clinics, and played local venues and festivals. The band BOP was widely acclaimed in the area as the best dance band, performing rearranged classics and lively originals. Along with the band she also performed for restaurants and corporate...

Latest Bands

Jamie Roberts and the Rest
from Vancouver BC
circa 1967 - circa 1975
Dirty Diamond Coal Company
from North Vancouver BC
since circa 70s
Popular Demand
from Vancouver BC
circa 1979 - circa 1982

Latest Musicians

Robert Brown
from Victoria BC
Jason Buie
from Victoria BC
1970 - 2018

Latest Resources

Rohans
Venue
70s
Blue Mouse
Venue
20s
The Village Bistro
Venue
60s - 1972

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