Jon Vincent

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2016

Vancouver Folk Music Festival 2016

The Festival's 39th year, told through photos

Vancouver’s much loved music festival celebrated its 39th year with 60 international, national and local musicians, performing live and outdoors in Jericho Park, over the course of three days and nights. The Vancouver Folk Music Festival attracts a wide range of patrons from families to a young generation of music goers, all who can enjoy […]

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Chris & Travis at the Vancouver Fringe

Chris & Travis at the Vancouver Fringe

Sept 10-20 @ Carousel Theatre, Vancouver Fringe Festival

Words and Photos by Jon Vincent The event was held at the Carousel Theatre in Granville Island. Fronted by Chris Stache and Travis Bernhardt. The show ran from Sept 10-20th, with a different theme every performance, from straight up improv to improvised church service. On a regular night, the duo perform the entire time, but […]

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Red Moon, Fist Full O’ Snacks (and Sunny Pompeii) at The Biltmore

Red Moon, Fist Full O’ Snacks (and Sunny Pompeii) at The Biltmore

an evening of live musical performances by incredible local bands

On Thursday May 7th, The Biltmore Cabaret welcomed a line-up of new and emerging bands such as Red Moon, First Full O’Snacks and Sunny Pompeii for an eclectic night of minimalist avant folk pop, and dark indie soul rock. VANDOC photographer Jon Vincent was there to capture newcomers Red Moon…       … and Fist Full […]

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A Night When Music Kept Our Hearts Beating

A Night When Music Kept Our Hearts Beating

Vancouver’s young and energetic crowd get a treat with a great music line up

Photos and words by Jon Vincent The night started in a sushi joint somewhere in the boundary of Burnaby and New Westminster. When two Spanish-speaking girls started singing along together – using their iPhones as karaoke machines – and laughing at the same time, a thought came to mind: “This is going to be a […]

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Sajia Sultana’s ‘Girl’

Sajia Sultana’s ‘Girl’

Album release party at Astorino's, bathed in red

Photos by Jon Vincent Local vocalist and dancer Sajia Sultana celebrated the long-awaited follow-up to her groundbreaking 2010 debut Bengali Winter, with the album release of Girl. Supported by local no-wave feminist punks Kiss Painting and multi-instrumentalist DruiZ. At good ol’ Astorinos! Check out Jon’s full gallery of pics here

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Get Immersed: Eye Of The Storm V

Get Immersed: Eye Of The Storm V

Audio/Visual Series launches its winter 2013 installment at the Rio Theatre

Photos by Jon Vincent EYE OF THE STORM V: AN IMMERSIVE AUDIO/VISUAL ENVIRONMENT SUNDAY NOVEMBER 24TH, 2013 featuring SOUNS [live a/v] THE TAILOR FLYING OCTOPUS MAROON VINCENT PARKER & LUCY’S YEAYEO BODY BUILDERS POLY HATCHET FADE TO BLACK “EOTS is an event series curated by Taal Mala showcasing local talent in a intimate setting of […]

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PechaKucha 30: Adding To An Impressive Run of Succinct, Powerful Presentations

PechaKucha 30: Adding To An Impressive Run of Succinct, Powerful Presentations

Authors, artists, a violinist, chocolatiers, housing activists, a two story tall mech suit(!), and so much more - this edition pulls no punches

Photos by Jon Vincent Unless otherwise noted, quotes pulled from from Cause+Affect’s PechaKucha press release PechaKucha, “a presentation style in which 20 slides are shown for 20 seconds each,” which Vancouver’s branding and design agency Cause+Affect have taken to celebrate Vancouver’s movers n’ shakers (see why VANDOC is interested in this?), held their 30th incarnation […]

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#SAFEFEST Rocks In The Name Of All Ages Venues

#SAFEFEST Rocks In The Name Of All Ages Venues

BESTiE gathers local musicians for four day fundraiser festival

Photos by Jon Vincent The 1st ever #safefest – a 4 day music festival organized by local indie stars BESTiE – curated to centre on the local music community, “aims to be an inclusive experience where access is granted to people of all ages to not only experience the live music scene but also to […]

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Snooze Fest Blasts Vancouver’s Sleepy Disposition

Snooze Fest Blasts Vancouver’s Sleepy Disposition

Wake up! To a brand new 4 day electronic / noise / experimental music fest

Snooze Fest: Perhaps a stab at everyone trying to out-hype everyone else in the promo of the “next big event,” Snooze Fest‘s event write ups signed off with: (; ̄O ̄)*yawn* But from what we heard (& see in Jon Vincent‘s superb photos), the fest was anything but a yawner. These are artists to sit up & […]

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Publishing Ain’t Dead, And Project Space Proves It

Publishing Ain’t Dead, And Project Space Proves It

Second Annual Vancouver Art/Book Fair brings the goods to the Vancouver Art Gallery

On the 1st weekend of October 2013, Project Space held it’s 2nd Art/Book Fair, “a two-day festival of artists’ publishing that features nearly one hundred local, national and international publishers of books, magazines, zines, printed ephemera and digital or other experimental forms of publication, as well as on-site programs, performances and installations.” It was entirely […]