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Olio is upon us September 22nd-25th and it’s time to have some fun. Here are some of the (mostly musical) things we are looking forward to. There are plenty of other marvelous things that exceed our breadth of knowledge so check out the full schedule which also includes art and film events.
Full weekend passes are $50 or day passes are $25. Ticket can be bought at Zulu or Redcat records or online here.
Pitchfork basically panned Active Child’s new album giving it a 7.2. Personally it’s one of my favorites of this year and it deserves at least an 8.2 For anyone who like Austra, Bjork or James Blake.
Peter & Chris
Peter & Chris are a comedy duo. They were recently one of the top acts in the Vancouver Fringe Festival. They are part of 11 acts in the Olio Sketch Comedy show.
From Toronto to us. For fans of Santigold, M.I.A. Rye Rye.
Vancouver’s latest internet darling playing his unique brand of r n b / hip hop infused tropical dance music.
Braids / Painted Palms
Polaris prize nominees from Montreal with Painted Palms one of the best bands you have yet to hear. ++ Terror Bird and yours truly djing.’
Glass Candy / Chromatics
Dark Italo Disco. These bands are worth the price of admission just to see front women, Ruth Radelet and Ida No ooze sexiness.
Chateau Marmont & Revolver
Minimal techno from Paris.
Teen Daze, Sun Wizard, Peace
Sun Wizard have a polished rock sound. Peace are one of my local faves. With the dreamy Teen Daze.
Apart from having a funny name, Tittsworth has rocked a party or two.
Vancouver’s Indian Wars brand of rock and roll is perfect for shooting cans off the back fence or robbing a bank. They play with Needles/Pins and Ladyhawk.
***Update**** Indian Wars have had to pull out.
Current fave on high rotation. Winnie Cooper’s Christian Flores deejaying too.