Victoria’s Weekly Music Listings April 5-11

Victoria's Weekly Music Listings April 5-11. Catch Steph MacPherson with Jeremy Fisher, Kathleen Edwards, Ocean Noise CD Release and more

Ocean Noise is releasing their new CD Lost Horizon at Lucky Bar Saturday April 7, alongside Bells and Cannons and The Ghostbirds.



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. $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.

Fri. April 6

Jeremy Fisher – with Steph Macpherson, St. Ann’s Auditorium, 7:30pm. $18.


Victoria Folk music society: Fraser Union – After open stage. 7:30pm at Norway House (1110 Hillside). $5.

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