To say he plays the harmonica is like saying “Jimi Hendrix plays guitar”. He blows the blues harp through a prism — suddenly it seems he’s holding every color in the musical rainbow right there in his hands.
Simultaneously sophisticated and raw, his playing blurs the boundaries between blues and jazz (hence the name for […]

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The Royal and Kootenay Co-op Radio are proud to present singer songwriter, Martyn Joseph on March 3rd, 2011.
Martyn Joseph is a performer like no other. Shades of Springsteen, Knopfler and Dave Matthews there may be – but he stands in his own right, built on a reputation for giving what thousands have […]

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Bastet brings her Dubstep / Crunk / Glitch / Midtempo sounds to the Royal.
In the last year, Bastet has pushed bins from blissfully packed west coast festivals to a club night overseas alongside heavyweights including Vaski, Reid Speed and Nero. While not refining her art in the studio, she can be found somewhere […]

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The Idlers, Newfoundland’s travelling reggae circus is making a stop at the Royal!
From their seaside hometown of St. John’s, Idlers have been loading and unloading the great green pickle-van to bring their foot moving skank and polit-reggae-ska-rock to cities and towns from coast to coast and everywhere in between. With anything from a 7-piece onslaught […]

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Jeff Martin – founder, guitarist, lyricist & front man of the legendary Canadian band ‘The Tea Party’ will take the stage at The Royal with his world class solo band Tuesday March 8th. Featuring J Cortex & Malcolm Clark, this will be a night or incredible musicianship, and will feature Tea Party classics, as well […]

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UK’s Elite Force to hit the Royal! Simon Shackleton’s Elite Force project began way back in 1996, debuting on his own newly founded Fused and Bruised label with a series of peerless 12s and remixes. After a successful five years,he put Fused and Bruised on the backburner to concentrate on production work, and following several […]

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Jim Bryson and The Weakerthans Band will be hitting the road in early February to promote Jim’s fourth studio album, his first with the Weakerthans, The Falcon Lake Incident. The Royal & Kootenay Co-Op Radio are proud to announce that the tour will bring this incredible combination to The Royal.
Tickets for this show are […]

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Montreal’s beloved six-piece, the United Steel Workers of Montreal, have wowed audiences from coast to coast with the infectious draw of their unique brand of blue-collar alt-country. A potent mix of blues, jazz, country and swing, The USWM’s live performances are filled out with dry wit, tall tales and some outright lies. Dancing is optional […]

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Synthesis has been a Disc Jockey since high school house parties as early dates of 1997, he is very diverse, playing many different styles of music,Hip Hop, Reggae, Breaks, Dub Step, Electro, & Remixes hitting deep bass levels, reminding you of your old and new favorites.
Billy Bangers Local Bass Skids DJ – Girls get […]

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