Thurs. Sept. 15
Tom Hook – Contemporary jazz 4:30pm, $12. Tom Vickery Jam Sessions 8pm, $8. All at Hermann’s.
Swamp music IV – Hillbilly dance. With The Revival, Dylan Stone, Blake Andison & The Solution, The Swamp Music Players, Rog and The Other Pumpkin. 8pm at Logan’s. $10.
Skampida – Ska, reggae and rock. With Hillside Hooligans and Crude Cultura. 9:30pm at V-Lounge. $13.
Fri. Sept. 16
Rockit & the Genie – Music of the 60’s and 70’s. 7pm at Army and Navy Club. Free.
Vic Gnaedinger – Jazz. 7pm at Café Boulevard. $TBA.
Lakefield – Indie-pop. With The Ghostbirds and As The Crow Flies. 8pm at the Cambie. $TBA.
Kelby McNayr & Friends – Classical folk and jazz. Featuring pianist Danuel Tate. 8pm at Hermann’s. $12.
Growler – Gothic Hawaiian surf. With Bloody Wilma. 9pm at the DaVinci Centre. $15.
Momentum – Drum’n’bass. 9pm at Soprano’s.
Kooler – Top 40 dance. 9pm at Stationhouse Pub. Free.
RAVENSUN – West coast battle metal. With The Whiteboard Project. 10pm at Logan’s. $8.
Sat. Sept. 17
Louise Taylor – French and world music. 7pm at Café Boulevard. $TBA.
McKinley Wolf – Electric blues. 8pm at Upper Deck. Free.
DEB RHYMER BLUES BAND – Sultry blues. 8:30pm at Six Mile Pub. Free.
Momentum – Newton’s theory, funkier than expected. Funky pop. 9pm at the Tudor House. Free.
M.D.Wren & the Sick Kids – Eves of Destruction rollerderby afterparty. With Dave Lang & The Black Squirrels. 10pm at Logan’s. $10.
Sun. Sept. 18
Harpo’s – Featuring two-time Juno Award Winners Fathead. 6:30pm at Upstairs Cabaret. $20.
Junior Boys – Visual pop. I don’t know what that means either. With Young Galaxy. 8pm at Sugar. $15.
TUES. Sept. 20
Bob Log III – Rock. With Mr. Free and Satellite Freakout. 9pm at Logan’s. $10/$15.
Wed. Sept. 21
Ben Chemikal – Thinks dictionaries are for chumps. Dub, electro and break beats. With DJ/JD and Kehx. 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.
NYPD – A lethal dance party with Kenzie Clarke. THURSDAYS 10pm at Lucky. $TBA.
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.
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 David and Katherine. TUESDAYS 7pm at The Well. $3.
B flat acoustic jam – The music sounds better with you. 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 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.
Zipp Gunn & Ghostbelly – Spinning the music you love. 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. Sept. 15
Moodswing Orchestra – Big band tunes. 7pm at Eric Martin Theatre (2328 Trent Street). Free. 250-592-5114.
MUSIC OF THE SILVER SCREEN –
Enjoy live orchestral performances of music from such classics as Gone with the Wind, Lord of the Rings, Jaws, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter, and Porgy and Bess among many others. 2pm at Royal Theatre (805 Broughton). Continues FRIDAY and SATURDAY 8pm. $33. 250-386-6121.
Fri. Sept. 16
Randy Tucker Band – Bluesy jazz. 5pm at Britannia Legion (780 Summit). Free. 250-383-5323.
Sat. Sept. 17
Kinobe & the african sensation – Proceeds support Rotary micro-lending and other global development projects. 6:30pm at McPherson Playhouse (#3 Centennial). $37. 250-386-6121.
McPherson Trio – Mexican Independence Day celebration. 7:30pm at St. Mary the Virgin (1701 Elgin Road). $29. 250-386-6121.
Lafayette String Quartet- With Flavio Varani, guest pianist. 8pm at Phillip T. Young Recital Hall (UVic). $25. 250-721-8480.
Cold Sweat – Flu season already? Dance rock. 9pm at Prospect Lake Hall (5358 Sparton). $10. 250-479-8018.
Sun. Sept. 18
MOXON TRIO – Jazz. 2:30pm at St. Mary’s Church (1973 Cultra). $12/$10. 250-652-5392.
Wailin’ Jennys – Acoustic folk-rock. All ages. 7:30pm at Alix Goolden Performance Hall (907 Pandora). $28/$30. 250-386-5311.
Victoria Baroque Players – Performing Bach. With Nancy Argenta. All ages. 7:30pm at St. John The Divine (1611 Quadra). $20/$5 students & children. 250-383-7169.
David Kaetz & Niel Golden – Improvisations, songs and stories. 8pm at Merlin’s Sun Home Theatre (1983 Fairfield). $15. 250-598-7488.
TUES. Sept. 20
Brenda McMorrow – Devotional chant. Proceeds support Seva (seva.ca). 7:30pm at Full Circle Studio (1800 Store). $25. fullcirclestudio.ca
Wed. Sept. 21
A Great Noyse – A journey into the world of composer, Tielman Susato through his music as well as a speculative “journal” based on his life. 7pm at The Maritime Museum of BC (28 Bastion Square). $20/$18. 250- 385-4222.
Ajtony Csaba & Joanna Hood – Perform A Woman. With live-electronics, typewriter, visuals, viola and movement. 8pm at Phillip T. Young Recital Hall (UVic). $17.50/$13.50. 250-721-8480.
Victoria Folk music society – Featuring Big Dave McLean & Doc MacLean. SUNDAY 7pm at Norway House (1110 Hillside). $5. victoriafolkmusic.ca.
Bard & Banker – Tom Hooper THURSDAY. The Broken Strings FRIDAY & SATURDAY. Geoffry Lundstrom WEDNESDAY. All shows 8pm.
bartholomew’s – Rainshadow Al THURSDAYS. Rock of Ages FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9pm. The Ramblers MONDAYS. Havanna Club Live TUESDAYS. Paul Wainright WEDNESDAYS. All show 8:30pm unless otherwise noted.
Canoe Brewpub – The Adults THURSDAY 9:30pm. DJ Primitive FRIDAY9:30pm & WEDNESDAY 9pm. Steve Chmilar SATURDAY 4pm & MONDAY 7:30pm, DJ Ram SATURDAY 9:30pm.
Fernwood inn – The Sweet Lowdown TUESDAY 8pm.
glo europub – Ashley Wey Trio SATURDAY 8pm.
Heron rock bistro – Stevenson Jazz Trio FRIDAY. John MacArthur Duo MONDAY. All shows 7:30pm.
Ocean Pointe Resort – Jazz piano featuring Phil Newns FRIDAY & SATURDAY 7pm.
The office – Aurora Scott Quartet THURSDAY. Beats, bass and voice FRIDAY. DJ Dubber SATURDAY. SkylaJ & The Vibes WEDNESDAY. All shows 8pm, unless otherwise noted.
The Spiral – Open mic THURSDAY 6:30-9pm, free. Roger Dean Young & the Tin Cup FRIDAY 8-10pm. Story time for kids SUNDAY 10:30-11am, free. Spiral Groove string classics MONDAY 7:30-9:30pm. Swing orchestra WEDNESDAY 7:30-9:30pm. All by donation unless otherwise noted.
Smith’s – John & Ian THURSDAY. Baby Jr. FRIDAY 10pm. Bill Stuart SATURDAY 10pm. Whinestein & Bergowitz SUNDAY. All shows start 9pm, unless otherwise noted.
Strath’s clubhouse – Pat Shade FRIDAY & SATURDAY 9pm.
Swan’s – Tom Lang Band THURSDAY. Consenting Adults FRIDAY. Freefall SATURDAY. The Moonshiners SUNDAY 8:30pm . Flying Saucers MONDAY. Light Sweet Crude TUESDAY. Momentum WEDNESDAY. All shows start 9pm unless otherwise noted.
The Superior – Shark en Ciel THURSDAY. Oliver Swain FRIDAY. Pocket Orchestra SUNDAY 12pm. Aaron Watson SUNDAY. Paul Laverick & Friends WEDNESDAY. All shows start at 7pm unless otherwise noted.
Vista 18 – Chris Sartisohn & the Cold Cut Combo THURSDAY 8pm. Geoffrey Lundstrom FRIDAY & SATURDAY 8pm.