THURS. April 5
Himalayan Bear – With Iceberg Ferg 10pm at Logan’s. Doors at 9pm. $10
10$ Lane Arndt a.k.a The Specialist – Caffe Fantastico (965 Kings) 7:30pm. By Donation.
Decades of Rock – 3 bands, 3 decades. Younger Than Yesterday, Free Ride, Rock of Ages The V Lounge (3366 Doulgas). 9 pm. $10.
West My Friend- CD release. Pre-show bike ride starts at 6pm at Fernwood Square (Fernwood and Gladstone) with stops to pick up other cyclists at Cook Street Village (McKenzie & Cook), Irving Park in James Bay (Menzies and Michigan), and Centennial Square (Pandora and Government). to Hermann’s Jazz Club (753 View) Doors 6pm, show 8pm. $10
Rachelle Lynn – 8:30 pm The Office Lounge. Free.
Monthly Soul Down! – The Chantrelles, guest DJs spinning Soul classics, first Thursday of every month 9pm at The Fort Cafe. $5.
Linda McRae – multi-instrumentalist and platinum recording artist) 8pm at Merlin’s Sun Home Theatre. email@example.com. $15.
FRI. April 6
KELBY MACNAYR & FRIENDS – A deeply swinging night of standards 8pm at Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View $18/15/12.
The Sentimentals – With Lovers, Capital Region 9:30pm, doors at 9pm. 8$ .
Foggy Hogtown Boys – With Ivan Rosenberg 6:30 and 9pm at the Orange Hall (1620 Fernwood). $20.
Beats, Bass and Voice – 8:30 pm The Office Lounge. Free.
Rococode – with The Archers 8pm Lucky Bar. $12.
SAT. April 7
The Dayglo Abortions – With Alcoholic White Trash, Fableway 10pm. Logan’s. Doors at 9pm. 10$
The Midnights – 9pm The Office Lounge. Free.
Ocean Noise- Lost Horizon CD release with Bells & Cannons, The Ghostbirds. 9pm Lucky Bar. $10.
Tiny Firsts Tour- with Bonfire Madigan, Evan Greer, Mike XVX, Star, Zac V . 7pm The Solstice Cafe. $5-15.
Tues. APRil 10
The Black Seeds -a boundary-crossing sound fusion of big-beat funk, dub, soul, and afro-beat, mixed with vintage roots-reggae 9:30pm at Club90NE9. $25 advance.
Introducing Afro-Jazz Jam- with Pablo Cardenas -every second Tuesdayat The Well. 7pm-9pm- $5
The Wooden Sky- with Sinparlour Players. Lucky Bar. 8 pm. $15.
Weds. APRil 11
Skyla J and The Vibes – 8:30pm at The Office Lounge (759 Yates). Free.
Supersuckers – With Nashville Pussy and guests Club 9ONE9. 9pm. $18.
Acoustic Jam – With Dylan Stone. 6pm SATURDAYS at The Cambie. Free.
Open Mic – Open to all musicians. THURSDAYS 6pm at Paradiso Di Stelle. Free.
THursday blend JAM – Any and all string players welcome. Hosted by Rick Van Krugel. THURSDAYS 7pm at the Well. Free.
Open Mic – Scott Longworth hosts an open forum for original tunes. All ages. THURSDAYS 8pm at the Fernwood Inn. Free.
Karaoke – Hosted by Brandon. THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS & SUNDAYS 8pm at Upper Deck. Free.
theory – Dubstep. THURSDAYS 10pm at Hush.
thirsty thursdays – With DJ $RITCH$. THURSDAYS 10pm at Paparazzi. Free.
Karaoke – With Stacey and Fran. THURSDAYS 9pm at Felicita’s. Free.
NYPD – A lethal dance party with Kenzie Clarke. THURSDAYS 10pm at Lucky. $TBA.
Open Jam – FRIDAYS 8pm at the Langford Legion (761 Station). $TBA.
Saturday Afternoon Jam – Hosted by Ian & Carolynn McDowell. SATURDAYS 2pm at V-Lounge. Free.
BLUEGRASS BRUNCH – Hosted by the Stowaways. SATURDAYS 2pm at Logan’s. Free.
Blues Jam – Hosted by Summer and the Sinners. SATURDAYS 3pm at My Bar and Grill. Free.
SEXY SATURDAY SLAM- With DJ $RITCH$. 10pm at Carlton Club.
Solid! – Dance your ass off with DJ Longshanks. SATURDAYS 10pm at Lucky. $TBA.
Stephen Brown and the Bastion Band – SATURDAYS 8:30pm at Ocean Island Inn.
Sunday Blues Jam – With the Deb Rhymer Band. SUNDAYS 3pm at the Upper Deck Sports Lounge at Travelodge on Gorge. Free.
Hootenanny – Join Carolyn Mark for some first-rate hootenannin’. SUNDAYS 4:30pm-midnight at Logan’s. Free.
jack’s Open Mic SUNDAYS –
Welcoming atmosphere. SUNDAYS 7pm at Serious Coffee (230 Cook). Free.
Bluegrass Sunday – Hosted by The Stowaways Duo. SUNDAYS 8pm at Ocean Island Café. Free.
open mic – Hosted by Steve Barries. MONDAYS 9pm at Logan’s. Free.
Jamaroke – Karaoke with a live band (Party on High Street). MONDAY 9pm at Felicita’s (UVic). Free.
Jam Session – Play till you can’t play no more! All ages. MONDAYS 9pm at Ocean Island Café Lounge. Free.
Karaoke – With your hosts Stacey and Thor. MONDAYS 10pm at Paparazzi. Free.
90210 Mondays – DJs Jay Somethin’ and Levi Somethin’ Else spin all your favourite pre-millenium classics. MONDAYS 10pm at Lucky. $TBA.
INDUSTRY UNDERGROUND – Electro-step and funky house. With Soulfix and Chino. MONDAYS 10pm at Hush. $TBA.
Open Mic – Hosted by Katherine & David. TUESDAYS 6pm at The Well. By Donation.
B flat acoustic jam – The music sounds better with you. TUESDAYS 7:30pm at Slider’s (3115 Cedar Hill). Free.
Open Mic – Bring your friends, grab a drink and listen to music. TUESDAYS 8-11:30pm at Whitebird Lounge. Free.
Karaoke – Hosted by Tina Turnover. TUESDAYS 8pm at The Castle. Free.
My Bar Karaoke Star – $500 prize for first place. With Miss Liz Barrett. TUESDAYS 8pm at My Bar & Grill. Free.
BATTLE OF THE BANDS – WEDNESDAYS 9pm at Felicita’s (UVic). $3.
OPEN STAGE – Acoustic or electric, solo or with your band. Amps, drums, piano provided. Dylan Stone hosts. WEDNESDAYS 8:30pm at the Fort Café. Free.
Zipp Gunn & Ghostbelly – Spinning ska, rocksteady, early reggae, soul & funk. WEDNESDAYS 9pm at Logan’s. Free.
Open Mic Night – Musical madness! Sign up with our host Jack. WEDNESDAYS 9pm at Ocean Island Café. Free.
Boneshaker – Goth and industrial DJ night. WEDNESDAYS 9pm at Paparazzi. $3.
THURS. April 5
Kathleen Edwards – Alt-country with Hannah Georgas, McPherson Theatre, 8pm. $28. rmts.b.ca.
Fri. April 6
Jeremy Fisher – with Steph Macpherson, St. Ann’s Auditorium, 7:30pm. $18. rmts.b.ca.
Victoria Folk music society: Fraser Union – After open stage. 7:30pm at Norway House (1110 Hillside). $5. victoriafolkmusic.ca.