If you’ve hung out at our flagship Granville Street cafe on a Thursday or Friday night anytime over the last several years, you’ve likely been treated to some amazing live entertainment. Thursday evenings are Open Mic nights, featuring anything from coffeehouse tunes to improv and maybe even a standup routine. Friday nights, we get some of Vancouver’s top musicians to play here before you have to pay top dollar to see them in concert just a few years from now (Carly Rae Jepsen used to play here — and we felt back then that her amazing talent was destined for greatness).
At the end of the week, the earnest and incredible John Pippus hosts the musical guests. Our host Thursday nights is the talented Marq DeSouza, an accomplished musician and entertainer in his own right. We took a few minutes to chat with Marq about where he’s coming from — and what he enjoys most about the shows. (more…)