SHADOWS is an alternative indie rock band from Surrey, BC. Original members, Kyle (Bass), Ashley(Vocals/Guitar), and Dianne(Guitar), came together in 2011 to form the band formerly known as Epic Trip. With the addition of new drummer, Chris, the name was changed late that same year. In only a year, SHADOWS has performed all over the Lower Mainland along with festivals such as Gastown's Fete de la Musique (Make Music Vancouver), New West's FraserFest, Richmond's Night Market, and 30:Live Group's 30:FEST. The band has also made multiple appearances in their hometown of Surrey playing at events such as Surrey Shines, Youth Fest, and City Jam. Most recently, Shadows competed in BC's Best Teen Band Contest 2012 and placed second.
AL VERTIGO is a new band from Vancouver that plays original music. The band came together on the set of ABC's "Once Upon a Time" whilst sitting around on set, Ian Gregson and Adrian Essiet decided to pool their resources and work together to create some new sounds. They have spent the first few months recording demo's of the songs they plan to re-record in studios; the songs they have created vary in style from chilled-out ballads to progressive rockin' epics.
WINTERCOAST is a five-piece folk/rock band from Burnaby, BC, and though they might be a tiny little baby band, they've got a big sound and huge energy. The band has only been around since January 2011 but they are overjoyed by the fact that their music has already reached so many people around the world, and especially here in Vancouver. Trees, Homes & Better Places EP came out last summer and they are working hard to release something very soon. Wintercoast will be getting all of Gastown dancing and singing!
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