Stuart Derdeyn, The Vancouver Sun

Stuart Derdeyn

The Vancouver Sun

Vancouver, BC, Canada

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Recent articles by Stuart:

5 things to know about Reworked EP1 by Snow Patrol

Scottish band Snow Patrol returns with an EP of reworked material → Read More

Carly Rae Jepsen loves her Dedicated fans

With Dedicated, Carly Rae Jepsen feels like she’s at the top of her game. → Read More

Seven things to do in Metro Vancouver, Aug. 16-22: Burna Boy, Bard on the Beach, and more

Headlining this week’s picks is Nigerian singer Burna Boy. → Read More

Revitalized Styx on a Mission to impress new fans, excited to play PNE

Styx is feeling revitalized with the release of the Mission, and is looking forward to playing the PNE on Aug. 25 → Read More

Book review: Island Craft guides you to brew on Vancouver Island

Beer enthusiast Jon C. Stott visited more than 35 craft breweries to research his book on Vancouver Island's beer scene. → Read More

Týr delivers the heavy history of the Faroe Islands with metal flair

Sailing in from the Faroe Islands, Viking metal band Tyr are named after the Norse god of war, law and justice. → Read More

Concert review: Five things to know about Mumford and Sons at BC Place

It was a mellow night at BC Place on Wednesday. Not because the Mumford & Sons crowd is remarkably more chilled out than other audiences. Mostly because there was so much open space in the place. To answer the pressing question of whether chart-topping UK neo-folkies could pull off a McCartney or Taylor Swift level event; no, they cannot. The entire upper level of the arena was closed off.… → Read More

5 things to know about Surrey teen singer Sofia Evangelina

Sixteen year-old Cloverdale-based singer Sofia Evangelina won Best Album at the Young Artist Academy's 40th Awards. → Read More

How Mumford & Sons conquered the rock arena with banjos and big harmonies

Mumford & Sons are at B.C. Place Aug. 7, and guitarist Winston Marshall discusses banjo picking in giant arenas versus intimate pubs. → Read More

5 things to know about Play Nice by Malleus Trio

The latest band to break out in Vancouver's vibrant jazz scene is Malleus Trio. → Read More

The Really Gay History Tour looks at Vancouver's proud past

The Really Gay History tour tells a story of hard won rights and respect inside a resourceful and resilient community. → Read More

5 things to know about Transformation EP by Mob Bounce

Indigenous rappers Heebz the Earthchild and The Northwest Kid make music that references revolution, and spiritualism. → Read More

Sandra Bernhard among the headliners announced for the 2019 Chutzpah! Festival

The 19th Chutzpah! Festival Lisa Nemetz International Jewish Performing Arts Festival has moved to a new fall date of Oct. 24 – Nov. 24. → Read More

Brothers Osborne bring award-winning songs to 2019 Rockin' River Music Fest

Three time ACM vocal duo of the year winners Osborne Brothers are ready to rev up music fans in Merritt. → Read More

5 Things to Do at the Vancouver Folk Music Festival

The folk festival kicked off on Friday with a whole weekend of music planned. → Read More

5 things to know about Descendant by Lucid AfterLife

Lucid AfterLife play rock music with a focus on the third eye. It's driving and psychedelic. → Read More

Living the Dream with Slash a wake-up call for fans of hard rock grind

The Guns N Roses guitarist isn't entirely kidding with the title of his new album with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators → Read More

Haisla Rappers Snotty Nose Rez Kids among those shortlisted for 2019 Polaris Prize

The 2019 Polaris Prize short list has been announced and includes 10 artists working in a wide range of genres. → Read More

Joyce Rosario announced as associate director of PuSh International Performing Arts Festival

Veteran PuSh festival staffer is appointed to key role. → Read More

Bard on the Beach leads the way with five Jessie Awards

The winners of the 37th Jessie Richardson Theatre Awards showcase Vancouver’s vibrant stagecraft. → Read More