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Toronto was never like this

Toronto was never like this

United Way fundraising at the Empress Hotel in 1978 Posted: Jan 16, 2016
Author: Daily Colonist
Published by: Daily Colonist
In this Article Artist(s) Dallas Hansen Trio, Dallas Hansen, Rob Edwards
Focus by Brad Nugent

Focus by Brad Nugent

Focus Posted: Dec 3, 2015
Author: Brad Nugent
Published by: Victoria Daily Times
Deb Rhymer is dedicated to the blues

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... Posted: Apr 30, 2016
Author: Mike Devlin
In this Article Artist(s) Deb Rhymer (Hunt), The Deb Rhymer Band

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 Posted: Jan 9, 2017
Author: Marcus Hondro
Published by: Digital Journal
In this Article Artist(s) Uncle Wigglys Hot Shoes Blues Band, Mark Comerford, Mark Johnson, Hank Leonhardt, Hubert Sumlin, Muddy Waters Resource(s): Harpo's in Victoria

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Lance Gooderham Ian Gibson David Harris Doug Cunliffe Posted: Feb 20, 2016
Author: DocH
In this Article Artist(s) Sad Bird
Focus by Brad Nugent February 1968

Focus by Brad Nugent February 1968

Focus by Brad Nugent Posted: Dec 3, 2015
Published by: Victoria Daily Times
Author: Brad Nugent
In this Article Artist(s) The Pharaohs, The Beau Gentry, Blues X Five, The Mixed Emotions, The Mystics Resource(s): Club Tango View St., Crystal Garden

Summer & The Sinners – Can’t Keep a Good Girl Down – Independent

Summer & The Sinners – Can’t Keep a Good Girl Down – Independent - by Dave Harris 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 venu... Posted: Mar 2, 2016
Author: -By Dave Harris
Published by: FaceBook
In this Article Artist(s) Summer and The Sinners, Ross Damude, Brian Hay

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... Posted: Apr 17, 2009
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) NoMeansNo, Bob Wright Resource(s): The Royale Banquet Hall
Focus February 1967

Focus February 1967

Focus by Brad Nugent Posted: Dec 3, 2015
Published by: Victoria Daily Times
Author: Brad Nugent
In this Article Artist(s) The Mixed Emotions Resource(s): Peeping Tom, Strathcona Hotel 50's-90's
Get Lucky with Tom Holliston!

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... Posted: Sep 22, 2008
Author: Allan MacInnis
Published by: The Skinny Magazine
In this Article Artist(s) NoMeansNo, Tom Holliston, Showbusiness Giants
Focus by Brad Nugent

Focus by Brad Nugent

Focus by Brad Nugent Posted: Dec 3, 2015
Author: Brad Nugent
Published by: Victoria Daily Times
In this Article Artist(s) Motifs, The Seventh Edition, My People, The Yeoman