Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, March 13 to 17

John Mellencamp plays the Orpheum By Steve Newton MONDAY AND TUESDAY: Indiana rock legend John Mellencamp performs two shows at the Orpheum Theatre. TUESDAY: the Vancouver Canucks take on the high-flying Dallas Stars in National Hockey League action at Rogers Arena. TUESDAY: Vancouver rockabilly band the Party Timers--featuring guitarists Jody Peck, Noah Walker, and Steve Charles, with … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, March 13 to 17

Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, March 6 to 10

Walter Trout plays the York Theatre By Steve Newton WEDNESDAY: the Modern Day Warriors play the entirety of Rush's classic album Permanent Waves front to back, along with many other favorite Rush songs, at the Fox Cabaret. WEDNESDAY: the Vancouver Canucks take on the once-mighty Anaheim Ducks in National Hockey League action at Rogers Arena. … Continue reading Newt’s top 10 things to do in Metro Vancouver this week, March 6 to 10

Rory Gallagher’s unshakeable spirit burns bright in Vancouver with a Band of Friends

all shitty iPhone photos by the Newt By Steve Newton Vancouver's hardcore Rory Gallagher fans came out to pack the Fox Cabaret last night, and they left with their ears well blasted by the Irish guitar legend's deathless, blues-drenched tunes and roughly 123,972 wicked Stratocaster licks. The latter came courtesy Davy Knowles, the 31-year-old picker … Continue reading Rory Gallagher’s unshakeable spirit burns bright in Vancouver with a Band of Friends