Weekly Music Listings Dec. 22-28

Weekly Music Listings Dec. 22-28: Gigs, Concerts, Dinner Music

  • Dec. 21, 2011 8:00 p.m.
The fourth annual Punk Rock Christmas at Logan's Pub features The Angry Snowmans and Open Relationship

The fourth annual Punk Rock Christmas at Logan's Pub features The Angry Snowmans and Open Relationship

Gigs

 

Thurs. Dec. 22

Electric Druids – Rock. With guests. 10:30pm at Logan’s. $7.

Fri. Dec. 23

Angry Snowmans – Punk Christmas. With Open Relationship and Hurtin Cure. 9pm at Logan’s. $12.

Mon. Dec. 26

Traitor – Death metal. With Precious Dudes and Bleak Machine. 9pm at Logan’s. $9.

Deckard Cain – Rock. With Krunch Mustard. 9pm at the Cambie. $5.

Murge – Electro-house. With Verse, Same Demoe, Salamander, Just B, Phlo, and Kia Kadiri. 9pm at 9one9. $10.

Quoia – Boxing day party. With Sunday Buckets, DJ Nigel, DJ Tedder, DJ Primitive and Gordon Blunt. 9pm at Sugar. $12.

TUES. Dec. 27

Year Ender party – Alternative country. With Midnight Son and guests. 10pm at Lucky. $TBA.

Wed. Dec. 28

Dui – Dancing under the influence? With the Royal-Tease. 10pm at Hush. $5.

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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. $TBA.

 

Concerts

 

Thurs. Dec. 22

Celtic Yule-Tide – Enjoy the lively music of Scotland, Ireland, and the Maritimes, with a generous helping of yuletide favourites performed in the Celtic tradition. With Cooikeilidh and special guests The O’Connor O’Brien Irish Dancers. 7:30pm at the Maritime Museum of BC (28 Bastion Square). $12/$10 students and seniors. 250-385-4222.

Fri. Dec. 23

Craigdarrock Castle – Banquo FRIDAY 11:30am and Cokkeilidh 1:30pm. Chrismas caroling with the VCM SATURDAY 11:30am and Mere Minstrels 1:30pm. Les Amusements de le Chambre TUESDAY 1:30pm. Linden Singers WEDNESDAY 11:30am and Sweet Ginger 1:30pm. All at Craigdarrock Castle (). $14/$13 seniors/$9 students/$5 children 6-12. 250-592-5323.

Sat. Dec. 24

A Child’s Christmas in Wales – Bring your entire family to Vox Humanas annual presentation of Dylan Thomas’ beloved Christmas story, read by Welshman Melville Jones and accompanied by carols. 2:30pm at Fairfield United Church (1303 Fairfield). Free. 250-483-4010.

 

Dinner music

 

Bard & Banker – Justin Hewitt THURSDAY. Polotics of Dancing FRIDAY. Lola Parks MONDAY 8:30pm. Jean-Paul Maurice TUESDAY. Tom Hooper WEDNESDAY 9pm.

bartholomew’s -Rainshadow THURSDAY 8:30pm. Younger Than Yesterday SATURDAY. Randy Tucker Band SUNDAYS 6:30pm. Havanna Club Live TUESDAYS. Paul Wainright WEDNESDAYS. All shows 8:30pm unless otherwise noted.

Canoe Brewpub -The Adults THURSDAY. The Sardines FRIDAY. DJ Primitive WEDNESDAY. All shows 9pm unless otherwise stated.

Fernwood inn – Avram Devon McCagherty MONDAY 8pm.

glo europub – Ashley Wey Trio SATURDAY 8pm.

Heron Rock Bistro – Ackerman, Hall and McCagherty perform acoustic jazz MONDAY. All shows 7pm.

Irish Times – Tom & Matt THURSDAY-FRIDAY. Bobby All Shows 8pm.

Ocean Pointe Resort – Jazz piano featuring Peter Dent FRIDAY & SATURDAY 7pm. Rosemary Laing SUNDAY noon-3pm & Peter Dent 5-9pm.

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

Swan’s – Tom Lang Band THURSDAY. Freefall FRIDAY. The Flying Saucers MONDAY. Light Sweet Crude TUESDAY. Momentum WEDNESDAY. All shows start 9pm unless otherwise noted.

The Office – Ashley Wey THURSDAY 8:30pm. Beats Bass + Voice FRIDAY 9pm. Skyla J & The Vibes WEDNESDAY 8:30pm.

THE OSWEGO HOTEL – Cynthia Davis WEDNESDAY 6pm.

The Spiral – Open mic THURSDAY 6:30-9pm, free. Spiral Groove, MONDAY 7-9:30pm. Spiral Swing Orchestra WEDNESDAY 7:30pm. All by donation unless otherwise noted.

The Superior – Shark en Ciel THURSDAY. Oliver Swain FRIDAY & SATURDAY. Paul Laverick WEDNESDAYS. All shows 7pm.

Vista 18 – Los Gringos Locos FRIDAY 8pm.

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