Ash Tanasiychuk

Elkhorn Live at China Cloud

Elkhorn Live at China Cloud

Tom Wherrett's jazz Americana fusion project takes the stage

Outside, it was a mess of wind and snow; inside in the warm and inviting China Cloud, there couldn’t have been greater contrast on the night that Elkhorn performed their album release party. Playing almost all new material, the band, who mixes jazz, folk, Americana, and elements of post-rock, kicked off their set with “Who? […]

 Andi Icaza-Largaespada

Cast Album Fundraiser

Cast Album Fundraiser

Photography by Andi Icaza-Largaespada Before setting of to their brief break from playing live (6 months!) Cast held a fundraiser show at China Cloud with guest tap dancers. Preceded by Tiny Pyramids, Vancouver’s Sun Ra tribute trio, the night unfolded into an array of experimental sounds that excited the ear and warmed the already cozy […]

 John Paton

SoundEscape @ China Cloud

SoundEscape @ China Cloud

An ethereal yet powerful atmosphere permeates three live music and dance collaborative performances

Words by John Paton For whatever reason, the China Cloud always turns out to be one of my favourite Vancouver music venues. Maybe it’s the discreet entrance-by-stairway, or the vibe of the room itself, which resembles a good friend’s oversized living room. It certainly doesn’t hurt that when I arrived they happened to be playing […]