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Jonny Wexler. (Supplied)

24 Minutes with Jonny Wexler

A multi-talented musical force, Jonny Wexler takes on the challenging and iconic role of Frankie Valli in the award-winning production of Jersey Boys, playing Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Theatre November 14-19. Wexler spent 24 Minutes with Joe Leary.

Current Swell. (Michelle Dowdy photo)

24 Minutes with Current Swell

Recording with Grammy-winning producer Jacquire King in both Nashville and Vancouver, Victoria indie rockers Current Swell has released their most telling album to date, When to Talk and When to Listen. Prior to their appearance Saturday, November 4 at the Commodore Ballroom, Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with frontman Scott Stanton.

Gino Vannelli. (Supplied Photo)

24 Minutes with Gino Vannelli

Since hitting the pop charts in 1974 with People Gotta Move, Gino Vannelli has gone on to sell millions of records over a remarkable 40-plus year career. Prior to his appearance Nov. 3 appearance at the River Rock Casino Resort, Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with the Canadian musical great.

Tragically Hip's Rob Baker. (SUPPLIED)

The Hip must go on

For a guy who’s “semi-retired” - as The Tragically Hip’s lead guitarist Rob Baker puts it - he sounds pretty busy.

Ivory Hours. (Juan Neira Photo)

24 Minutes with Ivory Hours

Known for their 2015 commercial radio song debut, Warpaint, Ivory Hours has seemingly come full circle with the release of their sophomore full-length album, Dreamworld. Joe Leary spent 24 Minutes with frontman Luke Roes.

Roger Waters performs at the Bell Centre in Montreal on Monday October 16, 2017. (Allen McInnis/Postmedia Network)

Roger Waters to speak at human rights forum

Pink Floyd co-founder and songwriter Rogers Waters discusses his evolution into a Palestinian rights activist in a conversation with Martha Roth of Independent Jewish Voices Canada at a human rights event at St. Andrews Wesley Church on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m.

The Heels: Brittni Dominelli, Kyla Rawlins and Bobbi Smith. (Contributed Photo)

24 Minutes with The Heels

The Heels are a British Columbia Country Music Association (BCCMA) Award-winning Vancouver-based country music trio known for their “three-part harmonies, sassy lyrics, unforgettable melodies and outstanding heels.”

It's hard to believe but boy band Hanson has been around for 20 years. SUPPLIED

HANSON: THE NEXT GENERATION

Isaac Hanson of MMMBop fame only has to look at the 12 offspring he and younger brothers Taylor, 34, and Zac, 31, have produced since first shooting to fame two decades ago as teen pop trio Hanson to realize there could be - wait for it - Hanson: The Next Generation.