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.




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.

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