Victoria’s Weekly Music Listings Feb. 16 – 22

Victoria's Weekly Music Listings Feb. 16 - 22, including Gigs, Concerts and Dinner Music

Canadian singer Jann Arden is coming to the McPherson Playhouse Sun., Feb. 19 and Mon., Feb. 20.

Canadian singer Jann Arden is coming to the McPherson Playhouse Sun., Feb. 19 and Mon., Feb. 20.




AraabMuzik – With Jim-E Stack and more. Electronic. 9pm at 9ONE9. $18

Honeyloaf – Roots rock with attitude. 9:30pm at Logan’s. $8.

Strings On Kings Presents Jessica Benini – Acoustic folk. With Mark Ednie. 7:30pm at Caffe Fantastico. Appreciation by donation.

Tom Vickery Trio – Jazz. 8pm at Hermann’s. $8.

Gold & Shadow – with Fall Fair Car and Bridge People. 8pm at The V-Lounge. $5.

John D. Logan Memorial – Logan’s Pub . 8pm.

fri. FEB. 17

DT Jackson – With Year of the Rat and Kids Today. Post grunge. 9pm at The Cambie.  $5.

Gary Cohen and Amber Woods – Middle-Eastern rhythms and folk. 8pm at James Bay Coffee and Books. By donation.

Jenny Ritter – Folk. With O’Mally. 7:30 at Solstice Café. $10.Deep Sea Gypsies – Classic and psychedelic rock. With Tuff Jelly. 9pm at the Cambie. $5.

The Rebel Spell – With Sound City Hooligans and the New Krime. Punk. 10pm at Logan’s. $10/$12.

VOCALISMO – Featuring the Kim Pacheco Quartet. Reservations recommended. $12-$18. 8pm at Hermann’s.

Whoa Grenade Presents: Bassline Warfare – DJ competition. 10pm at the Sunset Room. $10/$15.

Dj ziggy – Electric Tunes.9pm at Ocean Island Inn. Free.

roxxlyde – Classic Rock. 9:30 pm at Soprano’s. $8.

Sat. FEB. 18

KHBR – With The Dyeing Merchants, Bells & Cannons and Newport Beach. Rock 9:30pm at the Cambie. $7.

Marina Marina and her Drive By Love Fest – Original Acoustic Luminous. With the Ghostbirds. 7pm at the Spiral Café. By donation.

PIGGY – With Class of 1984 and Left Pocket Dead. Punk. 10pm at Logan’s. $10.

Vince Vaccaro – With guests. Alt rock. 9pm at Sugar. $12.

Nocturnal 4.4 – With Joseph Martin, Steve Velocity, Ben Chemikal, palletz. All ages. 10pm at Sunset Room. $10 before midnight, $15 after.

Momentum – R ‘n’ B. 8:30pm at The Office Lounge. Free.

Deckard Caine – Tudor House Pub. 9pm. Free.

In media res – Indie Rock. 9pm at Ocean Island In. Free.

Sun. FEB. 19

GRIMES – With Born Gold and Kingdom Cloud. Weird pop. 9pm at Lucky. $12.

Willy Blizzard – Folk. 7:30pm at Norway House. $5.

mon. FEB. 20

Michael Schenker “Temple of Rock” Reunion Tour – Rock. 9pm at 9one9. $25.

The Capital City Syncopators’ Debut Show – Prohibition Era String Band with Washboard and Tuba. 8pm at The Fort St Café. $5.

tues. FEB. 21

The rockland Moran solo acoustic project – Blues. 8pm at My Bar and Grill. Free.

wed. FEB. 22

Micah Barnes: The Rules of Romance – Cabaret concert. 8pm at Hermann’s. $12.



Acoustic Jam – With Dylan Stone. 6pm THURSDAYS 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. With AFL & Spoon. THURSDAYS 9pm at Hush. $TBA. 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.

Solid! – Dance your ass off with DJ Longshanks. SATURDAYS 10pm at Lucky. $TBA.

Sunday Blues Jam – Hosted by the Deb Rhymer Band. SUNDAYS 2pm at the Strath’s Clubhouse. Free.

Rock Jam – With Jackson Traplin. 3pm SUNDAYS at The Cambie. 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 a Felicita’s. $3.

Jam Session – Play ’til you can’t play no more! All ages. MONDAYS 9pm at Ocean Island Café Lounge. Free.

Karaoke – With your hosts Stacey and Thor. 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.

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. 9pm at Paparazzi. $3.




thurs. feb. 16

friends of music society  -The Eclectics, our pop music group. Playing a mix of old, new, and traditional popular music. 7pm at Eric Martin Theatre (2328 Trent). Free. 250-592-5114.


sat. feb. 18

The Many Faces of Love – Counter-tenor John Limbert and pianist Tristan Rhodes. 3pm at St. Mary the Virgin Church (1701 Elgin).  Free.

Short Series of Long Forms Part 2 – Open Space presents Eric Kenneth Malcolm Clark. Rosebud: Deprivation Music No. 10. 2pm at the Church of St John the Divine (1611 Quadra).  $10/$15. 250-383-8833,

Paul Laverick Ensemble – A morning of ukulele and singing for all ages. 10 am at Orange Hall.  $20.

Jazz at Cafe Berlin –  Fundraiser for the BC Schizopherinia Society with Maureen Washington, Cold Cut Combo and the Bill Mullet Quartet at the Victoria Edelweiss Club. All ages. $22. Doors at 6pm.

Dualling Pianos – Robert Holliston (&), Jamie Syer, Masako Hockey (&), Jonathan Eng. All ages. Doors at 7pm at Alix Goolden Performance Hall (907 Pandora).  $25/$15.

sun. feb. 19

Louise Rose – Celebrate Black History Month through song and word. 11am at First Metro United Church (932 Balmoral). 250-388-5188.

Jann Arden – With guests. 8 pm at McPherson Playhouse (#3 Centennial Square). $87.50+. 250.386.6121.

Mon. feb. 20

Jann Arden – With guests. 8 pm at McPherson Playhouse (#3 Centennial Square). $87.50+. 250.386.6121.


Victoria Folk music society – Open stage SUNDAYS 7:30pm at Norway House (1110 Hillside). $5.


Dinner music


1550s – Chew Toy SATURDAY 9pm.

BARD AND BANKER – Justin Hewitt THURSDAY 8:30. The Broken Strings FRIDAYand SATURDAY 9pm. Tyler Harvey SUNDAY 7:30. Lola Parks MONDAYS 8pm. Jean-Paul Maurice TUESDAY 8pm. Geoff Lundstrom WEDNESDAY 8pm.

bartholomew’s – Younger Than Yesterday FRIDAY and SATURDAY. 9pm.

Canoe Brewpub -Geoff Lundstrom & Jason Cook – The Adults THURSDAY. Redgy Blackout FRIDAY. Mike Hann & Tyler Harvey – The Sardines SATURDAY. DJ Primitive WEDNESDAY.


Heron Rock Bistro – Colin Campbell Duo FRIDAY. Janalee  and Toni Blodgett MONDAY. All shows 7pm.

Hotel Grand Pacific – Weekend Jazz. Ashley Wey and Aurora Scott, FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS. 8pm.

HOWARD JOHNSON HOTEL – Jump Blues with The Manny Modesto Quartet 8pm FRIDAY.

IRISH TIMES PUB – Calvin  Cairns and Paul O’Brien THURSDAY-SATURDAY 8:30pm. The Ecclestons SUNDAY 7pm. Paul O’Brien MONDAY 7pm. Crikey with Jeremy Walsh TUESDAY 7pm. Tom Hooper WEDNESDAY 7pm.

Loghouse pub – Superglide FRIDAY 9 pm

OSWEGO HOTEL – Live Jazz at the O Bistro. WEDNESDAYS 6pm at The Oswego Hotel.

Strath’s clubhouse – DJ Bellyfish THURSDAY. The Sutcliffes WEDNESDAY. All at 9pm.

Swan’s -Tom Lang Band THURSDAY. Summer and the Sinners FRIDAY. Groove Kitchen SATURDAY. The Moonshiners SUNDAYS 8:30pm. Flying Saucers MONDAYS.  Rock Island Ramblers TUESDAYS. House Cats WEDNESDAY. All shows 9pm unless otherwise noted.

The Office – Aurora Scott THURSDAYS 8:30pm. Beats Bass and Voice FRIDAYS 9pm. Skylab WEDNESDAYS 8:30pm.

The Spiral – Open mic THURSDAY 6:30pm, Free. Spiral Groove, MONDAY 7pm. Spiral Swing Orchestra WEDNESDAY 7:30pm. All by donation unless otherwise noted.

The Superior- Skyla and Oz THURSDAY. Olivier Swain FRIDAYS. Friends And Invention Of Aaron Watson SATURDAY. Dr. Sketchy’s Anti Art Club WEDNESDAY 8pm. All shows 6:30pm unless otherwise noted.

The Upper Deck Lounge – Paul Black. SATURDAY 8pm. 229 Gorge Road East.

Vista 18 – Geoffrey Lundstrom FRIDAY and SATURDAY. 8pm.