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Get Lucky with Tom Holliston!

I’ve always thought that someone should rhyme “Erik Estrada” with “vagina dentata” in a song, and it occurred to me, when I came late and awestruck to the solo output of songwriter and Nomeansno/Hanson Brothers guitarist Tom Holli...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis

High times in Victoria: Remembering the Summer of Love

Remembering the Summer of Love
Author: Mike Devlin

Victoria educator Jerry Bryant was ‘giant musical force,’ taught at Esquimalt High

Jerry Bryant, a blues musician who had a knack for opening doors into the world of music for generations of local students, has died at age 98. The singer and jazz pianist, who was born in Kansas City on April Fool’s Day in 1923, died Aug. 19.
Author: Pedro Arrais
Published by: Times Colonist

Focus by Brad Nugent March 1967

Focus by Brad NugentBrad Nugent
Author: Brad Nugent

Focus by Brad Nugent February 1968

Focus by Brad Nugent
Author: Brad Nugent
Published by: Victoria Daily Times

Nomeansno at the Royale Banquet Hall

Nomeansno at the Royale Banquet Hall April 3rd By Allan MacInnis Tom Holliston of Nomeansno is a baseball fan, so it was fortunate for him that the band’s recent Japanese tour - only their second in their 30 year history - took plac...
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
Author: Allan MacInnis

Documentary tells story of Dishrags, Central Saanich all-female punk band

Red and Madame Dishrags are bios of Vancouver’s Red Robinson, the most famous radio disc jockey in B.C. history, and the Dishrags, a key but little-known female punk group from Victoria.
Author: Mike Devlin

Summer & The Sinners Cant Keep a Good Girl Down

Let me preface this review by saying I’ve known Summer since she was barely out of her teens and coming out to sit in or jam at various venues I was playing at around Victoria BC. I’ve watched her career with great interest and she has ...
Published by: FaceBook
Author: Dave Harris

Focus by Brad Nugent

Focus
Author: Brad Nugent
Published by: Victoria Daily Times

1964: Beatles' TV appearance sparked cultural revolution

1964: Beatles' TV appearance sparked cultural revolution
Author: Richard Watts

Welcome to rock 'n roll city

Local historian Glenn Parfitt was determined to create a website chronicling the early days of rock ’n’ roll in Victoria — despite the challenges involved in tracking down material.
Author: Mike Devlin
Published by: Times Colonist

A passing of the torch for Victoria's rock music history archives

Royal City Music Project co-founder Glenn Parfitt wants valuable cultural material preserved
Published by: Monday Magazine
Author: Don Descoteau

Focus February 1967

Focus by Brad Nugent
Author: Brad Nugent
Published by: Victoria Daily Times

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Review: Canadian Guitarist West Coast Comerford happy to play blues

A story on west coast Canadian blues guitar man, West Coast Comerford. Comerford has played in many blues bands out of Victoria, including the Rockin' Devils, All Them Blues Band and Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band. The piece was published on Digita
Author: Marcus Hondro
Published by: Digital Journal
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