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Mumford & Sons, Drake and Sam Smith to headline Squamish Valley Music Festival

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Gear up, Squamish – some big names are coming to town this summer!

The Squamish Valley Music Festival is rapidly making a name for itself as a marquee date for music fans, and 2015 welcomes the likes of British soul star Sam Smith, folk rockers Mumford and Sons, and Canadian rapper Drake. The three-day festival will take over the Logger Sports Grounds on August 7, 8 and 9. Tickets go on sale next week.

Squamish will mark the third time in less than a year that Sam Smith will perform in the Vancouver area. Within such a short time period and no new album set for release, fans will likely be treated to Smith’s existing (albeit very good) material that has rocketed him to stardom in the past year.

Conversely, those lining up to see Drake will get treated to new material on his recently-released album If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late, which appeared on iTunes on February 13.

Mumford & Sons set to rock Holland Park

Thursday, May 23rd, 2013

So far, so good. If the press they’ve been getting following their two kickoff concerts is any indications, celebrated folk-rockers Mumford & Sons are ready for the big venues of their North American tour.

Mumford & Sons began their sold-out tour this week in Alberta with shows in Calgary and Edmonton, and did not disappoint the crowds. Reviews by the Calgary Herald and Edmonton Journal praised the band’s energetic, yet unflashy performance. Say what you will about the resurgence of folk-rock bands in recent years, but Mumford & Sons are living up to the hype and love that the press and fans have been showering them with.

Their next stop – Friday night at Surrey’s Holland Park – is their biggest venue yet with 25,000 concert-goers expected to show up in front of the outdoor stage. Friday’s weather forecast appears to be holding up, and the stage is now up. It’s the biggest outdoor concert the city has seen since Lollapalooza in Cloverdale in ’94, but organizers say they are ready for any security or crowd-control issues.

Tickets sold out at the box office within 15 minutes of the original onsale, but you can still buy your Mumford & Sons tickets with ShowTimeTickets.com – We Are Never Sold Out!

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Mumford & Sons announce expanded North American tour

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

They are the biggest name amongst the swell of folk-rock bands bursting into the mainstream these days, and they’re coming to a a venue near you.

English folk-rock darlings Mumford & Sons – winners of the 2013 Grammy for Album of the Year – announced an additional 18 North American concert dates beginning May 21 at Calgary’s Scotiabank Saddledome. Other Canadian stops include Edmonton’s Rexall Place (May 22), and Holland Park in Surrey, B.C. (May 24). The new dates coincide with already-scheduled appearances at numerous live music festivals, such as Montreal’s Osheaga Festival and Bonnaroo in Manchester, Tennessee.

Tickets for the new dates go on presale April 2, with the official onsale scheduled for April 5. Of course, fans can always pre-order their tickets through ShowTimeTickets.com!

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Mumford & Son North American Tour Dates (from Pollstar.com):
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2012 Grammy Nominations released – here’s our predictions for the winners!

Thursday, December 1st, 2011

The Grammy Awards are coming up again, and nominations have been released today. There have been some predictable choices (Adele, Foo Fighters, Lady Gaga) as well as some surprises (Bon Iver, Mumford & Sons, the Black Keys). Here are the nominations, as well as (in italics) our predictions. Who do you think will win? Were we right, or do you disagree? Let us know in the comments!

Lady Gaga

Lady Gaga picked up 3 nominations this year!

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