The History of Westcoast Music

An archive of names and media of contemporary bands, musicians, venues, promoters, artists and technicians, from the 1800's up to and including 1999.

2022 celebrates our 20th year capturing Westcoast music history.

Featured Artist

Nick La Riviere

Singer-songwriter Nick La Riviere is an accomplished trombonist who tours internationally with bands such as the Juno award winning Paperboys, Michael Kaeshammer, 54-40, and Adonis Puentes. He's been a special guest with such bands as The Temptations, and Nikki Yanofsky. Drawing from his experience of playing shows of many different genres, Nick incorporates R&B, funk, and jazz into his own compositions. His high energy show has been a big hit at theatres and festivals such as The Islands Folk Fest, Victoria Jazz Fest, and Island Music Fest. Home town shows are consistently sold ...

Latest Bands

The Scissors
from Vancouver BC
circa 80s
Mr. Completely
from Vancouver BC
circa 90s
Electric Mud
from Victoria BC
circa 90s

Latest Musicians

Robert Brown
from Victoria BC
Jason Buie
from Victoria BC
1970 - 2018

Latest Resources

Egress
Venue
1973 - 1974
Tiffanys
Venue
1970s - 1980s

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