Weekly Music Listings Oct. 13-19
Thurs. Oct. 13
Rik Leaf – Make like a tree and leaf. Electro-acoustic funk. All ages. 7:30pm at The Well. $6.
Kill Matilda – Grunge and hard rock. With Headtrip. 9pm at V-lounge. $TBA.
Rayneman – Indie rock. With Krunch Mustard. 10pm at Logan’s. $7.
Fri. Oct. 14
Auto Jansz – Original Roots and covers. All ages. With Andrea June and Marina Marina. 7:30pm at Orange Hall (1620 Fernwood). $10.
Friday Night Jam – All music styles welcome. 8pm at the Langford Legion. Free.
Spaceport Union – Progressive art rock. With Chris Ho. 9pm at Felicita’s. $5.
Class of 1984 – Skatepunk. With Darlings Of Chelsea and Buzzard. 9:30pm at Logan’s. $10.
Brave New Waves – Album release party. With Bananafish Dance Orchestra and Step Back Dave. 10pm at Lucky. $11.
Sat. Oct. 15
The Matadors – Psychobilly punk. With The Preying Saints and Butch Haller. 8:15pm at Lucky. $10.
Stephen Brown & the Bastion Band – New Orleans jazz. All ages. 8:30pm at the Ocean Island Cafe. Free.
PATRICK BOYLE GROUP – Jazz world music. 8pm at Hermann’s. $15/$12.
Slim & The Deuces – Old school blues. 8pm at Six Mile Pub. Free.
Ronda Rozon – Folk alternarock. 8pm at The Well. $5.
JFK – Electro-gospel grindcore. Sam Hagen and City Of 9’s. 9pm at Sugar. $20.
Automatic Planet – Alterna-rock. With American Television and Varmint. 9pm at The Cambie. $5.
the McGillicuddys – “Tudor Style Ceilidh” (Celtic punk). 9:30pm at Tudor House Pub. Free.
B.A. Johnston – Rockibilly folk. With Babysitter, Previous Tenants and Hole in the Head. 10pm at Logan’s. $10.
Wed. Oct. 19
Critical – Break-beat. With NoProfit and Spoon. 10pm at Hush. $5.
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.
The fix – Modern music mix of alternative rock, dance and vibe spun by DJ $RITCH$. FRIDAYS at Stationhouse Pub. Free.
Open mic – Featuring David and Mary Lowther playing klezmer & more, after open mic. Come early to sign up. FRIDAYS 8-10pm at James Bay Coffee & Books (143 Menzies). By donation.
BLUEGRASS BRUNCH – Hosted by the Stowaways. SATURDAYS 2pm at Logan’s. Free.
Country Jam – With your host “Wild” Bill Lasalle. SATURDAYS 3pm at V-Lounge. 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.
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.
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.
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.
The Truth Soundsystem – 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.
Thurs. Oct. 13
LOVE AND LANDMINES – A series of operatic arias interlaced with images that weave stories of pain, fear, hope and love. 7:30pm at Cedar Hill Arts Centre (3220 Cedar Hill). Free. 250-475-7121.
Fri. Oct. 14
Nicholas Fairbank – A lunchtime organ recital. 12:15pm at Christ Church Cathedral (930 Burdett). By donation. fairbankmusic.ca.
Auto Jansz & Andrea June – Jazz/Folk. With MArina. 7:30pm at Orange Hall (1620 Fernwood). $10. 250-590-9974.
Victoria Chamber Orchestra – Performing Haydn . All ages. 8pm at the First Metropolitan United Church ( 932 Balmoral). $20/$15. 250-388-5188.
Sat. Oct. 15
Banding Together – Friends of Music’s annual fundraising concert. 7pm at the Pro Patria Legion (411 Gorge Road East). $10. 250-384-7814.
Composers Concert – Featuring original compositions by students in the School of Music Composition program. 8pm at Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, MacLaurin Building (UVic). Free. 250-721-8480.
Carol Sokoloff & friends – An evening of swinging, thoughtful jazz. 8pm at Merlin’s Sun Home Theatre (1983 Fairfield). $15. 250-598-7488.
Sun. Oct. 16
Cecelia String Quartet – One of Canada’s most exciting young ensembles brings their unique sound to Victoria. 2:30pm at Alix Goolden Performance Hall (907 Pandora). $25/$15 students and seniors. 250-386-5311.
Folk Vespers – 4pm at the First Metropolitan United Church (932 Balmoral). $TBA. 250-388-5188..
mon. Oct. 17
Aiyun Huang – Internationally respected soloist and educator, Aiyun Huang is Head of Percussion Studies at the Schulich School of Music, McGill University. 8pm at Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, MacLaurin Building (UVic). Free. 250-721-8480.
Wed. Oct. 19
Lieder at Lunch – An exploration of duet and trio repertoire with Sharon and Harald Krebs and special guests Kiiri Michelsen, Arlene Overman and Sharon Stanis. 12:30pm in room B037, the MacLaurin Building (UVic). Free. 250-721-8480.
IN NATURE’S REALM – Joey and Duncan explore the depths and diversity of nature. 2:30pm at the Royal Theatre (805 Broughton). $38. 250-386-6121.
Fridaymusic – Featuring School of Music voice students. 12:30pm at Phillip T. Young Recital Hall, MacLaurin Building (UVic). Free. 250-721-8480.
Victoria Folk music society –
Featuring Virgo Rising after open stage. SUNDAY 7pm at Norway House (1110 Hillside). $5. victoriafolkmusic.ca.
Bard & Banker – Tom Hooper and Matt Johnson THURSDAY & WEDNESDAY. The Adults FRIDAY & SATURDAY. All shows 8pm.
bartholomew’s – The Shorty Parker Band FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9pm. The Ramblers MONDAYS. Havanna Club Live TUESDAYS. Paul Wainright WEDNESDAYS. All shows 8:30pm unless otherwise noted.
café boulevard – Vic Gnaedinger FRIDAY. Louise Taylor SATURDAY. All shows 7pm.
Canoe Brewpub – The Adults THURSDAY 9pm. The Broken Strings FRIDAY 9pm. Momentum SATURDAY 9pm. Steve Chmilar MONDAY 7:30pm. DJ Primitive WEDNESDAY 9pm.
Fernwood inn – The Sweet Lowdown TUESDAY 8pm.
glo europub – Ashley Wey Trio SATURDAY 8pm.
Ocean Pointe Resort – Jazz piano featuringPeter Dent. FRIDAY & SATURDAY 7pm.
Strath’s clubhouse – Pat Shade FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9pm. The Sutcliffes WEDNESDAY 8:30pm.
Swan’s – Tom Lang Band THURSDAY. Younger than Yesterday FRIDAY. Harris Gilmore and the Mojos SATURDAY. The Moonshiners SUNDAY 8:30pm . Flying Saucers MONDAY. Light Sweet Crude TUESDAY. Momentum WEDNESDAY. All shows start 9pm unless otherwise noted.
The Spiral – Open mic THURSDAY 6:30-9pm, free. Jennifer Louise Taylor, Rose Birney and Ken Hall FRIDAY 8pm. $10/$7. Story time for kids SUNDAY 10:30-11am. Spiral Groove string classics MONDAY 7-9:30pm. Victoria Swing Orchestra WEDNESDAY 7:30-9:30pm. All by donation unless otherwise noted.
The Superior – Shark en Ciel THURSDAYS. Oliver Swain FRIDAYS. Friends & Inventions of Mr. Aaron Watson SUNDAYS. Paul Laverick WEDNESDAYS. All shows 7pm.