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SonReal. (Supplied Photo)

24 Minutes with SonReal

Having racked up millions of Spotify streams and YouTube views, B.C. born rapper and singer/songwriter SonReal now has his debut international release One Long Dream drawing praise. Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with the Juno Award nominee.

Emily Rowed. (Submitted Photo)

24 Minutes with Emily Rowed

Having just released her debut EP Electric Hearts which “echoes her easy-going nomadic lifestyle as a self-proclaimed wanderlust,” Emily Rowed joins the illustrious roster of 604 Records. Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with the Vancouver singer.

James Blunt. (Jimmy Fontaine Photo)

24 Minutes with James Blunt

Taking radio by storm in 2004 with the song You’re Beautiful, James Blunt has since gone on to sell millions of albums worldwide.

Ryan Kinder. (Robby Klein Photo)

24 Minutes with Ryan Kinder

Rolling Stone Magazine named him “A Country artist to watch in 2017” and last year Spotify made the same declaration.

Charlie Puth. (Submitted Photo)

24 Minutes with Charlie Puth

With his hit song See You Again featuring Wiz Khalifa having recently overtaken Psy's Gangnam Style as the most-viewed YouTube video of all-time with over 2.9 billion views, Charlie Puth is a serious musical force. Joe Leary recently spent 24 Minutes with the singer/songwriter/producer.

Beach Fossils. (Kohel Kawashima Photo)

24 Minutes with Beach Fossils

An indie rock band from Brooklyn, N.Y., Beach Fossils long-awaited Somersault album has them charting new musical territory with “a refined songwriting style.” Prior to their July 10 appearance at the Biltmore, Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with vocalist Dustin Payseur.

Ernie Watts. (Janette Beckman Photo)

24 Minutes with Ernie Watts

A prolific saxophonist, Ernie Watts has performed with everyone from Buddy Rich to the Rolling Stones; and Thelonius Monk to Franz Zappa.

Eric Burdon will perform Saturday at the Hard Rock Casino. (Marianna Burdon Photo)

24 Minutes with Eric Burdon

The Animals were one of the iconic rock groups to emerge during the British Invasion of the 1960s, offering classics such as House of the Rising Sun, We Gotta Get Out of this Place and It’s My Life. Prior to his appearance this Saturday (June 17) at the Hard Rock Casino, Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with legendary vocalist of The Animals, Eric Burdon.

Chase Your Words, clockwise from bottom left: Curtis St. Louis (bass/backing vocals), James Songalia (lead guitar/backing vocals), Alex Johrden (drums) and Chris Siglos (lead vocals/rhythm guitar). (Carmen Edwards Photo)

24 Minutes with Chase Your Words

Chase Your Words is an emerging Vancouver-based pop-punk quartet that's quickly gaining a solid fan base. Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with lead vocalist and guitarist Chris Siglos.

Raincity Blue. (Supplied Photo)

24 Minutes with Raincity Blue

Offering an amalgam of jazz, funk, soul and rhythm and blues, Raincity Blue is a familiar name in Vancouver's music scene. Ahead of their EP release and performance at Granville Island’s Backstage Lounge this Friday, Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with singer Clare Twiddy and drummer Jay Schreiber.

Steve Bays.

24 Minutes with Steve Bays

In addition to fronting indie-rockers Hot Hot Heat, Steve Bays is one busy guy between writing, producing, engineering and performing with additional projects, such as Mounties and Fur Trade.

Too Many Zooz. (Frank Cohen Photo)

24 Minutes with Too Many Zooz

Based in New York City, busking phenomenons Too Many Zooz gained mass attention when one of their performances in a NYC Subway Station went viral.

James McCartney. (Supplied Photo)

24 Minutes with James McCartney

Proving that the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree, James McCartney has developed into an accomplished singer-songwriter in his own right. The son of Sir Paul McCartney, he recently released ‘The Blackberry Train', an eclectic mix of delicately crafted songs. Prior to his Vancouver appearance at the Wise Hall on May 13, he spent 24 Minutes with

Jimmy Eat World. (Supplied Photo)

24 Minutes with Jimmy Eat World

Through integrity and hard work, Jimmy Eat World has gone from struggling to funding their own recordings to being a household name. The Mesa, Ariz. quartet is currently on tour in support of their ninth studio album, Integrity Blues.

Arlo Guthrie.

24 Minutes with Arlo Guthrie

A featured performer at Woodstock, Arlo Guthrie is best known for his classic 1967 counter-culture anthem 'Alice’s Restaurant Massacree'. Performing this Sunday (April 30) at the Kay Meek Centre in West Vancouver, Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with the legendary folksinger/songwriter.

Shawn Hook. (Supplied)

24 Minutes with Shawn Hook

With a brand new single Reminding Me released this week, expect to be hearing a lot more of Shawn Hook. Prior to his headline appearance Saturday, April 22 at 6 p.m. at Surrey’s Party for the Planet, the talented singer/songwriter spent 24 Minutes with Joe Leary.

Shaun Verreault of Wide Mouth Mason. (Handout)

24 Minutes with Shaun Verreault

Shaun Verreault has fronted the Canadian blues-based rock band Wide Mouth Mason since the mid-'90s. A veritable guitar master, Verreault will be performing Saturday, April 22 at Steel Toad Brewing Company in Vancouver. He spent 24 Minutes with Joe Leary.

Judah and the Lion. (Chloe Horseman Photo)

24 Minutes with Judah and the Lion

With their second full-length album, ‘Folk Hop N Roll’, Nashville-based Judah and the Lion have created a new genre: Folk Hop. Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with guitarist and lead singer Judah Akers, drummer Spencer Cross and banjo player Nate Zuercher.