EVENT: April 28, 2012, Granville Island, Ocean Concrete Open House

PUBLIC EVENT: April 28, 2012 — noon to 1 pm — Ocean Concrete Open House on Granville Island, 1514 Johnson Street, Vancouver


VIDEO: St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Vancouver, 2012

Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Band, along with the Fire Chief and Ladder Truck 7, marching and playing Irish tunes in Vancouver’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 18, 2012.


EVENT: St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Sunday, March 18, 2012

St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 18, 11 am start, Howe and Drake to Howe and Georgia then Georgia to Granville. We’ll be there! Use the hashtag #VFRSBand to tweet your pictures or video of us and we’ll try to share them on this site.


VIDEO: Chinese New Year’s Parade, Vancouver, 2012

Video of the Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services Band marching and playing Colonel Bogey in the Chinese New Year Parade in Vancouver, BC, January 29, 2012.


MUSIC: Jump, Jive and Wail

Jump, Jive and Wail

Music by Louis Prima, Arranged by John Montgomery


Date: June 12, 2011
Event: 125th Anniversary of the Vancouver Fire and Rescue Services
Place: Gastown, Vancouver, BC
Band: Full Swing Band


Photo Credit: Erin Anne Beirne

Recording Credit: Erin Anne Beirne, with iPhone 4 using iRecorder Pro. (Yes, we know, it’s not the very best recording device around — but considering it’s just a phone stuck out in front of the band, well, it’s not THAT bad! Remember the days of the shoebox-style mono […]