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Next Stop, Pat's Pub

May 25, 2016

South Van Big Band regularly performs at Pat's Pub & Brewhouse at the Patricia Hotel.  Check out this documentary by Marcio Siecola that explores the past and present of the hotel and Pat's Pub, and its jazz history in Vancouver.

Jim Kempton is the drummer of the band and in this CTV story he tells how he battled and survived Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Now more than ten years cancer-free, Jim leads his cycling team 'Beat It' in the annual Ride to Conquer Cancer, raising funds for cancer research. South Van Big Band is glad to perform with Jim in the annual 'Fighting Cancer with Jazz' concert event.

Discovering Big Band Music in Vancouver | Inside Vancouver

March 16, 2014

On a grim, rainy Vancouver night, this writer walks into Pat's Pub and Brewhouse and finds a jumping jazz joint inside...(article by Inside Vancouver)

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