Hot spots around town host stellar entertainment this season

Laugh along with the likes of Billy Connolly and Stuart McLean

Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre welcomes such superstars as The Tenors, Oct. 5; Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band, Oct. 8; Barenaked Ladies, Oct. 22; and Shania Twain, Oct. 24 and 25.

The McPherson Playhouse hosts Murray McLauchlan Oct. 18; Norman Foote with the Very Scary Big Voice Orchestra Oct. 21; Reveen The Next Generation, Oct. 26; Four by Four, celebrating the music of The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Bee Gees and Motown, Nov. 5; Chantal Kreviazuk in the concert for hope. help. home. a benefit for Community Living Victoria Nov. 6; Hey Rosetta! with Yukon Blonde, Nov. 7; bestselling author of The No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Series, 44 Scotland Street & The Sunday Philosophy Club Series, Alexander McCall Smith Nov. 8; and Bahamas, Nov. 12.

The Royal Theatre welcomes incorrigible comic Billy Connolly Nov. 4; Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Cafe Christmas, Nov. 26; King Crimson, Nov. 29; and the music that shaped your childhood, Raffi, Jan. 16.

UVic’s Farquhar Auditorium showcases a cultural potpourri of talent including The Kingston Trio, Oct. 4; Paco Pena Flamencura, Oct. 25; The Comic Strippers, Nov. 14; The Blind Boys of Alabama Christmas Show, plus Maureen Washington, Dec. 15; International Guitar Night, Jan. 17; The Paperboys, Feb. 13; De Danann, March 20; and The Glenn Miller Orchestra, March 23.

Sidney’s Mary Winspear Centre hosts Juice Newton, Oct. 9; Allison Crowe, Oct. 23; Finger Eleven, Oct. 31; Celtic stars Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, Nov. 25; and the Peninsula Singers’ Comin’ Up Christmas Time, Dec. 4 to 6.

 

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