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.
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.
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.
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.