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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

At 90, Jerry Bryant's not feeling blue

Jerry Bryant celebration concert with the Island Big Band
Author: adrian chamberlain
Published by: Times Colonist

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

Deb Rhymer is dedicated to the blues

Deb Rhymer has worn numerous hats over the years, from Bette Midler impersonator to daycare operator. But the one that fits her best is blues booster. Rhymer, a Victoria native, spends almost all her waking hours dedicated to blues, eith...
Author: Mike Devlin

Take 4 in Alberni

Daily Colonist - Take Fours in Liverpool
Author: Daily Colonist

Toronto was never like this

United Way fundraising at the Empress Hotel in 1978
Author: Daily Colonist
Published by: Daily Colonist

Michael Demers

Published by: Victoria Music Scene
Author: Adam Lee

Focus by Brad Nugent February 1968

Focus by Brad Nugent
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

Focus by Brad Nugent

Focus
Author: Brad Nugent
Published by: Victoria Daily Times

Members

Lance Gooderham Ian Gibson David Harris Doug Cunliffe
Author: DocH

New film documents 30 years of punk music in Victoria

Published by: CBC News
Author: Clare Hennig

Focus February 1967

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

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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
Author: Don Descoteau
Published by: Monday Magazine
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Outta Hand Jive Band
from Vancouver BC
3's a Crowd
from Vancouver BC
Flashpan
from Vancouver BC
Rohans
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70s
Blue Mouse
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20s
The Village Bistro
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Retinal Circus
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