April 2013 Archives

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New Releases!

This week on Hot Air - we'll share some of the new releases that have come into our hands over the past few weeks. We've got  tracks by old musical friends as well as some happy discoveries by newer artists just setting out. Join us!
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Open Air Special with Grant Lawrence

This Saturday at 5:05 Grant Lawrence returns to host an occasional show in the Hot Air time slot called "Open Air".  This week on Open Air Grant busts out highlights from the CBC Toque Sessions series including the infectious roots rock of the Matinee, the eloquent indie sounds of We Are the City, and an amazing collaboration between rock queen Bif Naked with members of Vancouver's South Asian-Celtic party band, Delhi 2 Dublin.

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Juno Jazz!

This week on Hot Air - we salute the Juno Awards. It's a particularly strong field this year - and BC jazz artists are well represented. From the Pugs and Crows to Ian McDougall, and Francois Houle to Cory Weeds - the Juno list is rich in home grown talent. We'll celebrate all the local heroes this Saturday afternoon.

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Phil Dwyer and Don Thompson

Phil Dwyer and Don Thomson are Canadian jazz legends. They've got a brand new album out and they're about to tour together around the south coast of BC. We'll catch up with these award winning musician, play some of the new tracks and hear about their upcoming projects.

Here are Phil and Don's tour dates in April:

12-Victoria, Glenlyon-Norfolk school
13-Parksville, Knox United Church
15-Powell River, Brooks Secondary
17-Vancouver, Jazz Cellar
18-Gabriola Island, The Haven
19-Mill Bay, Sylvan United Church
20-Denman Island, Denman Hall
21-Colwood, Church of the Advent