VBS Blues Calendar –   October 16, 2019 

NOTICE: The VBS Annual General Meeting will be on October 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm at the The Days Inn  (The Loft) 229 Gorge Rd E Main Floor Board Room. All are welcome.

VBS Up Coming Shows

Sat Nov 16 – Rick Estrin / David Vest  – VLounge  $30 members or advance (Lyle’s or Sunday Jam);  $35 at door

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Sat Dec 7 – VBS Christmas Party – Arsen Shomakov  with Charlie Fox and the Disciples of Cool opening @ VLounge. Members free, Non members $20 at the door. Free pizza, prizes, etc. 


ONGOING

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

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Sunday Blues Jam – Queens Hotel, Nanaimo 4-8 pm. Host bands.

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Thur Oct 17

Lazy Mike & Mark Comerford – Ross Bay

Fri – Oct 18

Downchild Blues Band 50th Anniversary Tour – McPherson

Hip Shake Collective – Cup of Joe 5-7

Sat Oct 19

McKinley Wolf – The Loft

Mon Oct 21-23

Okanagan Blues Camp – Registration for this fall’s . www.okanaganblues.com

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Thur Oct 24

Hip Shake – Ross Bay

Fri Oct 25

Hip Shake Collective – Cup of Joe 5-7

Ken Hamm / Bill Johnson  – Oak Bay Rec Lounge

Sat – Oct 26

Kenny Blues Boss Wayne – Elements Casino

Fri – Nov 1

R&B Kingpins – Oak Bay Rec Lounge

Hip Shake Collective  – Cup of Joe

Soul Shakers – Bart’s

Sat – Nov 2

David Vest – Hermann’s

Thur – Nov 7

Colin Linden – Hermann’s Upstairs

Fri – Nov  8

Hip Shake Collective – Cup of Joe

Summer & The 3rd Degree – The Loft

Black n Gogol @ 17 Mile Pub,  Sooke BC

Sat – Nov 9

South Island Rhythm Kings – The Loft

David Gogo Band – Hermann’s

Gary Preston Kingmixers – The Rose

Sun Nov 10

Harpdog Brown & The Uptown Blues Band – Hermann’s

Sue Decker – VFMS Norway House

Mon Nov 11

SP & Johnny’s Rhumba Kings – Cup of Joe – 4-5
Fri Nov 15
Hip Shake Collective  – Cup of Joe
Paul Black Trio @ The Log House Pub, Langford BC, 8-11
Sat Nov 16

Rick Estrin / David Vest – VLounge $30/35

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Thur Nov 21

Mark Crissinger – Ross Bay Pub

Fri Nov 22
Hip Shake Collective  – Cup of Joe

Paul Pigat & Smokin’ Jackets – Hermann’s – Nov 22/23

Sat Nov 23

McKinley Wolf – The Loft

R&B Kingpins Tribute to the Blues Songs of Christmas Show at The Osbourne Bay Pub – 8pm Tickets www.eventbrite.ca

Sun Nov 24

R&B Kingpins Tribute to the Blues Songs of Christmas Show at Parksville Community Centre – 7pm Tickets www.gzlounge.com or Fireside books Parksville

Fri – Nov 29

Hip Shake Collective – Cup of Joe

Sat Nov 30

Paul Black – The Loft

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Fri Dec 6

Blue Moon Marquee Fundraiser @ Hermann’s Upstairs 8:30. Tickets: $19 VJS members/students/advance VJS office and Royal & McPherson Box Office| $22 at the door

Sat Dec 7

VBS Christmas Party – Arsen Shomakov  with Charlie Fox and the Disciples of Cool opening @ VLounge. Members free, Non members $20 at the door. Free pizza, prizes, etc.

Summer & The 3rd Degree – The Loft

Fri Dec 13

R&B Kingpins Tribute to the Blues Songs of Christmas Show at Mary Winspear Centre Sidney BC – Tickets at info@marywinspear.ca or Box Office 2243 – Beacon Ave Sidney

Sun Dec 15

Yuletide – VLounge TBA

R&B Kingpins Tribute to the Blues Songs of Christmas Show at Hermann’s Jazz Club Victoria – Tickets 250-388-9166 Hermann’s for reservations or https://hermannsjazz.com/tickets_reservations

LAST CALL

 

LINKS

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NANAIMO BLUES SOCIETY & FESTIVAL

WHITE ROCK BLUES SOCIETY

FRASER VALLEY BLUES SOCIETY

BLUES FESTIVAL GUIDE 

BLUES BLAST MAGAZINE

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