Weekly Music Listings Aug 11-17
Thurs. aug. 11
chicktoria – Women’s rock. Five femal bands let their hair down. 9pm at Logan’s Pub. $10.
Tom vickery trio – With guest Hugh Fraser. West coast jazz. 8pm at Hermann’s. $8.
Chi No vs Soulfix – Electro-step at CLUB9ONE9. 10pm.
Fri. aug. 12
rock of ages – Classic rock cover band. 9pm at Bartholomew’s. Free.
Ginzu knives – Rock ‘n’ roll. 7pm at the Army Navy Airforce Unit (302/9831 Fourth, Sidney).
Momentum – R&B/funk/soul/pop cover band. 9pm at Loghouse Pub. Free.
Steve Barrie and the Abiding Dudes – Country two-step bugaloo. 10pm at Logan’s. $10.
Joe powers – Tango, jazz, harmonica. 8pm at Hermann’s.
friday night lights – Summer sessions with DJ Reign and Marsh. 9pm at CLUB9ONE9.
Sat. aug. 13
Younger than yesterday – ’60s rock. 1pm at the Dragon Boat Festival, Inner Harbour. Free.
Momentum – R&B/funk/soul/pop cover band. 9pm at Swans Brew Pub. Free.
Bill Francis and Friends – Playing hits by Bob Dylan. 8pm. Slider’s Bar and Grill.
Jeff Morris – Singer/songwriter from Edmonton plays “Original songs on a borrowed guitar.” 8pm at the Well. By donation.
Eves of Destruction after party – Acts TBA. 10pm at Logan’s. $10.
Radio One – Live-to-air broadcast with DJ Reign and Marsh. 9pm at CLUB9ONE9.
Sun. aug. 14
toni blodgett – With Canus plays New Orleans jazz. 4pm at Hermann’s. $12.
John Mayall – Blues Legend. Doors 7pm at CLUB9ONE9.
mon. aug. 15
Steve Barries’ sensational open mic – 9pm at Logan’s. Free.
TUES. aug. 16
Open Mic- Everyone is welcome to play. 7-9pm at the Well. Free.
Stagmata Propaganda tour – A night of crushing metal with Celestial Machine, Autaric and Danakil Depression. Logan’s. 7pm.
Wed. aug 17
Style on wax – Hosted by the Truth Soundsystem. Spinning ska, rocksteady, early reggae, soul & funk. 9pm at Logan’s.
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.
NYPD – A lethal dance party with Kenzie Clarke. THURSDAYS 10pm at Lucky. $TBA.
The Courtyard Sessions – Afternoon performances by some of Victoria’s most celebrated musical talents. SATURDAYS 1-4pm. To Aug. 20 at Market Square. Free. marketsquare.ca.
BLUEGRASS BRUNCH – Hosted by the Stowaways. SATURDAYS 1:30pm at Logan’s. 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.
Canus – Hot jazz. SUNDAYS 4pm at Hermann’s. Free.
Hootenanny – Join Carolyn Mark for some first-rate hootenannin’. With Luther Wright, Hank Pine & Lily Fawn, Marco Bozenich, Mich “Stompin Tom” Anderson and more. 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.
Jam Session – Play till you can’t play no more! All ages. MONDAYS 9pm at Ocean Island Café Lounge. Free.
90210 Mondays – DJs Jay Somethin’ and Levi Somethin’ Else spin all your favourite pre-mollenium classics. MONDAYS 10pm at Lucky. $TBA.
INDUSTRY UNDERGROUND – Electro-step and funky house. With King Kornelious, Soulfix and Chino. MONDAYS 10pm at Hush. $TBA.
Open Mic – Hosted by David and Katherine. TUESDAYS 7pm at The Well. $3.
Open Mic – Bring your friends, grab a drink and listen to music. TUESDAYS 8-11:30pm at Whitebird Lounge. Free.
Open Jam – Hosted by the Front Porch String Pickin’ Band. TUESDAYS 8pm at Tudor House. 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.
Open Mic Night – Musical madness! Sign up with our host Jack. WEDNESDAYS 9pm at Ocean Island Café. Free.
Thurs. aug. 11
yeshe – Performs with Cye Woods. Catch this Australian multi-instrumentalist’s African-inspired rhythms as he comes through Victoria on his world tour. 7:30pm at the Victoria Event Centre (1415 Broad). $20/18. 250-380-1280. 1415broad.ca.
Fri. aug. 12
a beautiful weave of western and oriental music- The classical-Persian Darya Ensemble performs music from the East and pianists Armand Saberi and Daniel Jordan play Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Symphony Suite Op.35 “Scheherazade” for two Pianos. Proceeds benefit the BC Children’s Hospital. 7:30pm. Phillip T. Young Recital Hall (UVic). $10. 250-385-8763.
Sun. aug. 14
david tiller and enion pelta Tiller – The Victoria Folk Music Society presents the classically trained, eclectic-acoustic duo as they perform a blend of Western and Eastern folk traditions, including jazz, rock, bluegrass, old-time, Gypsy, Indian, and Celtic music. 7pm Norway House (1110 Hillside). $5. victoriafolkmusic.ca.
Brentwood Bay’s Music in the Park – Summer fun in sun. WEDNESDAYS 6:30pm. To Aug. 17 in Pioneer Park. Free. Visit brentwoodbay.info
Butchart gardens – Chris Millington & Dancin’ THURSDAY. The Washington & Cook Sextet FRIDAY. Queenie & the Groove Kings SATURDAY 6:15pm. Odyssey String Quartet SUNDAY. Gary Fjellgaard with Saskia & Darrell MONDAY. Barbara Blair TUESDAY. Adonis Puentes WEDNESDAY. All 7:30pm, unless otherwise noted, at Butchart Gardens (800 Benvenuto). $3-$30. 250-652-5256.
Summer in the Square – Bring your lunch, some sunscreen and soak up some sun and free tunes. From classical to world beat, folk to jazz and baroque to blues, there’s something for everyone. WEEKDAYS noon-1pm. To Sept. 2 at Centennial Square. Free. Visit victoria.ca for a list of performers.
musical cruise – Enjoy a sunset cruise along the Oak Bay waterfront aboard the 45′ M.V. Aquitania. Bring along singing voices/musical instruments. Saturday nights out of Oak Bay during July and August from 7-8:30 pm. $25. 250-508-1981.
Bard & Banker – Tom Hooper and Matt Johnson THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY. Tom Hooper WEDNESDAY. All shows 8pm.
bartholomew’s – Rock of Ages THURSDAY & FRIDAY. 9pm.
Fernwood inn – The Sweet Lowdown TUESDAY 8pm.
glo europub – DJ Joshua James THURSDAY-SUNDAY 7pm (12:30pm SATURDAY).
Canoe Brewpub – The Adults THURSDAY 9:30pm. DJ Primitive FRIDAY. DJ Ram SATURDAY. Steve Chmilar SATURDAY 4pm. DJ Ram SATURDAY. Steve Chmilar MONDAY 7:30pm. DJ Primitive WEDNESDAY. All shows start at 9pm..
IRISH TIMES – Kettles on THURSDAY-SATURDAY. Bobby Smith SUNDAY. All shows 8pm.
Ocean Pointe Resort – Jazz piano featuring Peter Dent. FRIDAY & SATURDAY 7-10pm.
The office – Aurora Scott THURSDAY. Beats, Bass & Voice FRIDAY. DJ Cap SATURDAY. SkylaJ & The Vibes WEDNESDAY. All shows 8pm.
THE OSWEGO HOTEL – Cynthia Davis, jazz. WEDNESDAY 7pm.
Strath’s clubhouse – Pat Shade FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9pm.
The Superior – Sunyata THURSDAY. Oliver Swain and guests FRIDAY. Kelby MacNayer SATURDAY. Friends and Inventions of Mr. Aaron Watson SUNDAY. Andrew SLade WEDNESDAY. All shows 7pm.
Swan’s – Summer and the Sinners THURSDAY. TBA rock ‘n’ roll FRIDAY. Momentum SATURDAY. The Moonshiners SUNDAY 8:30pm . Flying Saucers MONDAY. Light Sweet Crude TUESDAY. House Cats WEDNESDAY. All shows start 9pm unless otherwise noted.
The Spiral – Open mic THURSDAY 6-9pm. Spiral Groove string classics MONDAY 7:30-9:30pm. Swing orchestra WEDNESDAY 7:30-9:30pm. By donation.
Vista 18 – Gary Preston Duo plays jazzy blues FRIDAY & SATURDAY 8pm.