VBS Blues Calendar –  June 18, 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

Thur – June 21

Lazy & Slim – Ross Bay

Fri – June 22

Soul Shakers – Barts 9 pm

Blue City Drive – The Loft  $5

Sat – June 23

Rhymer and Wells – Christie’s Carriage House.

Back Porch Blues – Imagine Cafe – 1:30PM

Sun – June 24

Lazy &  Slim- Victoria Folk Society, Norway House

Thur – June 28

Mark Crissinger – Ross Bay Pub

Fri – June 29

Deb Rymer Band &  Rukus – Esquimalt Legion $5 6 pm

Sat – June 30

Soul Shakers – Elements Casino Well Public House 10 pm

McKinley Wolf – The Loft.

Sun – July 1

Soul Shakers –  TD International Jazzfest Centennial Square 3:20 pm

Dave Harris – Gorge Canada Day – 11:30 AM

Bill Johnson Band – 384 Gorge Rd W 11:30 AM

Tues – July 3

Bill Johnson Band – Boondockers (Sydney)

Fri – July 6

R&B Toasters w Terry Robb – Buchart Gardens

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

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Mon – July 16

Bill Johnson Band – Beacon Hill Band Shell – noon

Thur – July  19

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

Sat – July 21

Deb Rhymer Band – Hi Point Guest Ranch in Duncan.

Sat – July 28

Rhymer and Wells – Christies

Fri Aug 24

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

Sat 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 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 TBD
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

LAST CALL

Great show Sat June 2 – Monkeyjunk  @  VLounge

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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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