Victoria’s Weekly Music Listings Feb. 2-8

Victoria's Weekly Music Listings Feb. 2-8, including Gigs, Concerts and Dinner Music.

Some of Victoria's finest jazz musicians are getting together in honour of Django Reinhardt, Feb. 4 at the Upstairs Cabaret.

Some of Victoria's finest jazz musicians are getting together in honour of Django Reinhardt, Feb. 4 at the Upstairs Cabaret.




Coop Deviants – Hip hop. With Cosmic Charlie. 10pm at Logan’s. $7.

Midnight Conspiracy – House. With Phate, Fargey and Pasternak. 9pm at Upstairs. $15/$20.

The Kelby MacNayr Quintet  – Featuring Phil Dwyer, Dan Lapp, Miles Black & Tom Wakeling. 8pm at Hermann’s. Also FRIDAY. $15-$20.

THE PACK A.D. – Garage rock. With No Sinner. 8pm at 9one9. $15.

Fri. FEB. 3

Forever Two Wheels –  With Buzzard, Bronze the Mags, and Mendozza. 9:30pm at Logan’s. $15. Two-night special $20.

HeartFelt Folk – Bringing dobro, cello, mandolin, guitars and vocal harmonies to well-penned originals. 8pm at James Bay Coffee and Books. By donation.

Listening Party – Afro-beat. With Slam Dunk and Pleasure Cruise. 10:30pm at Lucky. $10.

Morgan Page – House. 10pm at Sugar. $TBA.

Shockload – Punk and roll. With Durban Poison and Fableway. 9:30pm at the Cambie. $8.

Sat. FEB. 4

CZECH – With DJ Palletz & Sean Sanity. 10pm at Hush. $12.75.

Cruel Young Heart –  Pop rock. With Ocean Noise. 9pm at Lucky. $TBA.

Djangofest Victoria – Gypsy guitar and violin. Caravan featuring Daniel Lapp, The Marc Atkinson Trio, Rueben Weir and The Red Hot Swing Set and more. 7pm at Upstairs. $20.

Forever Two Wheels – Manatee, Start With The Cobra, The Bonitos, And My Band, The Stockers. 9:30pm at Logan’s.  $15. Two-night special $20.

KRONIC – Hard rock. 9:30pm at the Cambie. $5.

Slim & the Deuces – Blues.  8:30pm at Six Mile Pub. Free.

The Bristol Scout – Post modern rock. With Seven Year Old Poets. 9pm at the Fort Café. $10.

The Giffith Hiltz Trio  – 8pm at Hermann’s. $15/$18.

The Illuminaugi  – CD Release Party. Langdon Auger, Georgia Murray, Ishkan, D-Whiz, Spliff Chief, The Lifted Crew. 9pm at Sugar. $10.

SUn. FEB. 5

The Jocelyn Pettit Band – Folk. 9pm at Norway House (1110 Hillside). $5.

The Breakmen – Indie folk. 8pm at Hermann’s. $15.

tues. FEB. 7

Versa – With Bloody Wilma and Small Town Villains. 10pm at Lucky. $TBA.

wed. feb. 8

Dada Life – Electro house. With guests. 9pm at 9one9. $30.

Logan’s Presents: pie eating contest- Plus a dance party. With DJ TG Party Time. 9pm at Logan’s. Free.


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 till 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. 2

Moodswing Chorus – Presenting a “Groundhog Day” concert featuring pieces from nature and spring. 7pm at Eric Martin Theatre (2328 Trent). Free. 250-592-5114.

Victoria Symphony: Sonic Lab & Friends – Performing works by Gavin Bryars including Jesus’ Blood Never Failed Me Yet and One Last Bar, Then Joe Can Sing, with the UVic Percussion Ensemble. 8pm at the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall (UVic). Free. 250-385-6515.

fri. feb. 3

Minds at Work – R&B. Playing the music of Santana. 7pm at Eric Martin Theatre (2328 Trent). Free. 250-592-5114.

Music Discoveries – Presented by the UVic Student Music Educators’ Association. To SUNDAY at the David Lam Auditorium (UVic). Free or by donation.

Pop Rocks – A 70-voice classic pop choir. 7:30pm; also SUNDAY 2:30pm. At St. Aidan’s United Church (3703 St. Aidan’s). $18/$20 at the door (cash only).

Victoria Symphony: Aventa Ensemble – 8pm at Alix Goolden (907 Pandora). Pre-concert talk 7:15pm. $10/$15. 250-385-6515.

Winter Blues Party – Davelectro and the G-men and more. 7pm at Norway House (1110 Hillside). $10/$15.

sat. feb. 4

Here On The Edge – A concert featuring the works of four local women composers. 8pm at the Oak Bay United Church (1355 Mitchell). $20. 250-472-2590.

University of Victoria Chamber Singers: A Classical Romance –  The finest choral selections from Brahms, Debussy, Fauré, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Mozart, and Rheinberger. 7:30pm at St. Aidan’s United Church (3703 St. Aidan’s). $5/$10. 250-721-8634.

sun. feb. 5

Jazz Vespers – Featuring Tom Vickery, Bruce Meikle and Bob Watts. Superb jazz music in a reflective atmosphere. By donation. 7:30pm at St. Philip Anglican Church (2928 Eastdowne). 250-592-6823.

wed. feb. 8

HANK ANGEL and his ISLAND DEVILS – At the Rock ‘N’ Roll Shakedown. With The Jukebox Jezebels, Rosie Bitts, and Tracey Nelson. 8:30pm at the Victoria Event Centre (1415 Broad). $10/$15. 250-380-1280.

Jane Goodall Benefit Concert – Featuring pianist Jennifer Harvey, The Don Leppard Big Band, student and alumni soloists, and the GNS Middle School Choir and Dance Club. 7pm at Glenlyon Norfolk School (801 Bank). $10. 250-370-6803.



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


Dinner music


BARD AND BANKER – Tom and Matt THURSDAY 8:30. Tom and Matt FRIDAY and SATURDAY 9pm. Mike Ferguson SUNDAY 7:30. Lola Parks MONDAY 8pm. Geoff Lundstrom TUESDAY 8pm. Adam and Antonia WEDNESDAY 8pm.

bartholomew’s – Rock of Ages FRIDAY and SATURDAY 9pm. .

Canoe Brewpub – Geoff Lundstrom and Jason Cook – The Adults THURSDAY. Broken Strings FRIDAY. Lindsay Bryan SATURDAY $5 after 9pm. DJ Primitive WEDNESDAY.


Heron Rock Bistro – John MacArthur Duo FRIDAY. Paul Laverick Duo MONDAY. All shows 7pm.

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

HOWARD JOHNSON HOTEL – Phoenix 8pm FRIDAY. Summer and the Sinners SATURDAYS 3pm. The Rockland Moran Solo Acoustic Project TUESDAYS 8pm. Flying Saucers WEDNESDAYS. All shows free.

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

PAGLIACCI’S – The Preston and Bonkowski Trio. Alternate WEDNESDAYS 8pm. Free.

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

Swan’s – Tom Land Band THURSDAY. Backstage Betty FRIDAY. Groove Diggers SATURDAY. The Moonshiners SUNDAYS. Flying Saucers MONDAYS.  Rock Island Ramblers TUESDAYS.All shows start 9pm unless otherwise noted.

The Office – Aurora Scott THURSDAY 8:30pm. Beats Bass and Voice FRIDAYS 9pm. The Midnights SATURDAY 9:30pm. 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- Paul Laverick WEDNESDAY. Olivier Swain FRIDAY. Friends And Invention Of Aaron Watson SATURDAY. Afternoon Tea With Poetess Linda Rogers 2pm SUNDAY. Matt Gould Wednesday. All shows 6:30pm unless otherwise noted.

Vista 18 – Los Gringos Locos. FRIDAY and SATURDAY. 8pm.