VBS Blues Calendar –  July 7, 2018

With all the vacations and summer festivals VBS will not be putting on another show until Friday October 5, 2018 when the Jack Semple Band comes to the VLounge.  We will continue to update the Blues Calendar with the latest show information though.  Thank you for support and see you in the fall. Have a great summer.

VBS ANNUAL AGM –  SEPTEMBER 13, 2018  @  8 pm Banquet Room @ Days Inn (The Loft) All members are welcome.

ONGOING

Sunday Blues Service Jam – @ V-Lounge in the Red Lion. 3:00-7:30 pm  

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The Loft – Thursday Night Jam  8-11 pm – all genres

LangVegas Jam – Langford Legion – Friday evenings – some blues

Nanaimo Blues Society Sunday Jam – Queens Hotel 4-8 pm Various host bands.


2018

Sat – July 7

Chemainus Blues Festival  –  Mark Crissinger, Lazy Mike Mallon and Carson Mallon, Kelly Fawcett with Damian Graham, Peter Dowse and Darcy Phillips , Summer Fragomeni and the Sinners, Deb Rhymer Band.

Soul Shakers – Barts 9pm

R&B Toasters & Butterhorns – Hermann’s

Sun – July 8

Soul Shakers – Saanich Strawberry Festival Beaver Lake 11 am

Tues – July 10

Soul Shakers – Esquimalt Memorial Park 6:30 pm

Thur – July 12

Uncle Wiggly’s – Government House  6 pm

Sat – July 14

David Vest – Hermann’s

Bill Johnson – Peninsula Country Market – Saanich Fair grounds 10 AM

Comerford Blues Project with Old Tin Shack – Christies Pub   7-11

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Mon – July 16

Bill Johnson Band – Beacon Hill Band Shell – 1:30 PM

Thur – July  19

Bill Johnson – Mary’s Bleue Moon Cafe (Sydney)

Fri – July 20

Soul Shakers – Barts 9 pm

Sat – July 21

Deb Rhymer Band – Hi Point Guest Ranch in Duncan.

Sun – July 22

Soul Shakers – 39 Days of July – Charles Hoey Memorial Park Duncan  7pm

Thur – July 26
 
Mark Comerford with Mike Mallon – Birthday Blues Battle – Ross Bay Pub    6-9
Deb Rhymer  – CD Release @ Distrikt  – 7-10pm – $20 at door includes cd
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Fri – July 27

Rhymer and Wells – Vista 18. 8-11 pm

Sat – July 28

Rhymer and Wells – Christies

Sat – Aug 11
Soul Shakers – Victoria Dragon Boat Festival, Ship Point    4 pm

 

Fri Aug 24

Nanaimo Summertime Blues Festival – Blackfish, Paul Black Band, Layla Zoe, David Vest

Soul Shakers – Barts

Fri Aug 25

Nanaimo Summertime Blues Festival – Deb Rhymer Band, South Island Rhythm Kings, Uncle Wiggly’s Hot Shoes Band, Big Pacific,  Soul Shakers, Bill Johnson Band,
David Gogo

Sun Aug 26

Nanaimo Summertime Blues Festival – Whitey Somers, Renovation Blues, Auntie Kate & The Uncles of Funk, Hank Angel, Mark Crissinger,  Blue Moon Marquee

Fri  Aug 31

Brickhouse – Rubberboot  – 9:30pm – $15

Sat Sept 1

Blues Bash – Groove Kitchen • Don Peterson Blue Sky • Adam Robert Thomas • Bill Johnson Band.  Evening event 7:30 pm $29 – Tinsley Ellis

Adam Robert Thomas – Rubberboot  – 9:30pm – $15

Sun Sept 2

Blues Bash – Deb Rhymer Blues Band • McKinley Wolf • David Vest • Uncle Wiggly’s Hot Shoes Blues Band.  Evening event 7:30 pm $29 – Davina & The Vagabonds

Mon Sept 3

Blues Bash – Maureen Washington Blues Band • The Kingmixers • Brett Smith-Daniels • The Midnights

Fri Sept 7
Esquimalt Ribfest
Noon Jolly Mon Band
1:00p Flaming Tomatoes
2:15p Curl
3:30p Lazy Mike & the Recliners
5:00p Big Smoke
6:30p Blue Sky featuring amazing Rhonda & Donnie
8:30p Eagle Eyes

Sat Sept 8
Esquimalt Ribfest
Noon Groove Kitchen
1:30p Soul Shakers
3p Paul Black
4p Ribber Contest Judging
5p Summer & The Sinners
6:30p Bipolar Bear and Friends
8:30p Cities

Sun Sept 9
Esquimalt Ribfest
Noon Big Pacific
1:30p Dryspel
2:45p The Villanovas
4p Lauren Webb
4:30 50-50 draw, Ribber Awards, and People’s Choice
4:45p Rock Steady
6:15p David James Big River
7:45p Bill Johnson Band

Sat Sept 22

Bill Johnson Band – The Loft 8pm $10

Sat Sept 29 

Soul Shakers & Groove Kitchen – Rubber Boot Club 9 pm

 

LAST CALL

 

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LINKS

VBS BLUES CALENDAR

VANCOUVER BLUES AROUND TOWN

NANAIMO BLUES SOCIETY & FESTIVAL

WHITE ROCK BLUES SOCIETY

FRASER VALLEY BLUES SOCIETY

BLUES FESTIVAL GUIDE 

BLUES BLAST MAGAZINE

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