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  • Tom Morello Celebrates Change, Rouses Rabble in Vancouver

    Tom Morello Celebrates Change, Rouses Rabble in Vancouver | ARTICLE

    In light of Tuesday night's election results, Tom Morello will not be moving to Canada. This news prompted a sold-out audience at Vancouver's Commodore Ballroom to offer the only boos of the night. The rest of the...

    November 6, 2008 12:19 PM ET
  • Oasis & Ryan Adams Preview Upcoming Albums in Vancouver

    Oasis & Ryan Adams Preview Upcoming Albums in Vancouver | ARTICLE

    The once scarily prolific Ryan Adams hasn't put an album out in a while, but that didn't stop him and his band the Cardinals from hitting the road with Oasis or from presenting a stirring set in...

    August 28, 2008 12:04 PM ET
  • Pemberton Day 3: Coldplay Joke Their Way Through Headlining Set

    Pemberton Day 3: Coldplay Joke Their Way Through Headlining Set | ARTICLE

    As co-producers of the inaugural Pemberton Festival, it was in Coldplay's best interests to see the fest off in style. Once they finally got down to it after Jay-Z's set, it was all smiles, jokes and parodied...

    July 28, 2008 11:20 AM ET
  • Pemberton Day 3: Jay-Z, N.E.R.D. Feel the Crowd on Fest's Final Day

    Pemberton Day 3: Jay-Z, N.E.R.D. Feel the Crowd on Fest's Final Day | ARTICLE

    Jay-Z has recently become a go-to festival performer, and on Pemberton's final day he gave the Canadian crowd a set spanning his career (but no Oasis-spoofing jokes, as he did at Glastonbury). With a full band, including...

    July 28, 2008 10:20 AM ET
  • Pemberton Day 3: Vampire Weekend, Death Cab for Cutie Belt Out Literary Rock

    Pemberton Day 3: Vampire Weekend, Death Cab for Cutie Belt Out Literary Rock | ARTICLE

    "Despite it being early, and you all being clear-headed and sober, we always ask people to dance to this one," Vampire Weekend's Ezra Koenig said to a small but enthusiastic crowd gathered for the first main-stage act...

    July 28, 2008 9:20 AM ET
  • Pemberton Day 2: Tom Petty Hauls in Crowds, Hits, Adoration

    Pemberton Day 2: Tom Petty Hauls in Crowds, Hits, Adoration | ARTICLE

    At other festivals, Tom Petty might seem like the wild card. But in a valley full of kids raised by classic rock radio (and even some of their parents) he's quite the opposite: he's the draw. Cries...

    July 27, 2008 1:00 PM ET
  • Pemberton Day 2: The Flaming Lips Chase the Elusive Freak Out

    Pemberton Day 2: The Flaming Lips Chase the Elusive Freak Out | ARTICLE

    Before you ask: It's teletubbies this tour. And even in the fading twilight heat, the folks in the suits were definitely sweating. As their puppet master floated over the crowd (okay, he kinda flopped) in his giant...

    July 27, 2008 12:00 PM ET
  • Pemberton Day 2: Hometown Heroes Black Mountain Tempt Fates

    Pemberton Day 2: Hometown Heroes Black Mountain Tempt Fates | ARTICLE

    It was Black Mountain's singular fate to have the least distance to travel and the most to prove at Pemberton. This may be why the heralded Vancouver band waited to start their side stage set until they...

    July 27, 2008 11:00 AM ET
  • Pemberton Day 2: My Morning Jacket Call to the Mountain Spirits

    Pemberton Day 2: My Morning Jacket Call to the Mountain Spirits | ARTICLE

    Maybe it's the Kentucky in them, but My Morning Jacket slipped into the opening slot on day two of Pemberton's mainstage like they'd been hanging out among the mountains and trees for days waiting to begin. It...

    July 27, 2008 10:00 AM ET
  • Interpol, Nine Inch Nails Light Up Pemberton Day 1

    Interpol, Nine Inch Nails Light Up Pemberton Day 1 | ARTICLE

    If Rothbury is set to be the next Bonnaroo, then the first annual Pemberton Festival will gladly take the title of next Glastonbury. Similarly isolated, sprawling and boasting acts as far flung as Tom Petty and Jay-Z,...

    July 26, 2008 12:00 PM ET
  • Eddie Vedder Digs Deep Into Song, Shirt Archives in Vancouver

    Eddie Vedder Digs Deep Into Song, Shirt Archives in Vancouver | ARTICLE

    "There's something about the first time," said Eddie Vedder, a few songs into his set at the Centre in Vancouver, Brtish Columbia. "Whether it's good or bad. There's nothing else like it." For Vedder, this first time...

    April 3, 2008 2:01 PM ET
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