VBS Blues Calendar –   May 18, 2019

Sat June 1 – Mark Hummel Golden State-Lone Star Revue / Opener David Gates @ V Lounge in Red Lion Hotel.

All tickets $30  @  Lyles, VLounge Sunday Jam & door.  Doors 7 pm Show 8 pm.  The first 50 people in the door will get a free VBS t shirt. First come, first serve on sizes/colors/designs. 

This is our biggest show this season. If you want to continue seeing world class acts like this then please come out and support this show. 

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Registration for this fall’s Okanagan Blues Camp is now open. www.okanaganblues.com

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VBS Up Coming Shows

After the up coming Mark Hummel show June 1 VBS will be taking a break for the summer.  Our unconfirmed plans for the fall is as follows.

Sat Oct 5 Blues Extravaganza  & Silent Auction

Sat Nov 16 – Rick Estrin 

Sat Dec 7 – VBS Christmas Party


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.

2019

Sat May 18

Rhymer and Wells  – Boondocks 6 – 9 pm

Paul Pigat & Smoking Jackets – Hermann’s

Soul Shakers – Evedar’s Bistro 8-10

Thur May 23

Rhumba Kings – Ross Bay

Fri – May 24

Dave Harris & Friends  – Cup of Joe 5-7

Kingmixers Duo – Bear Mountain Masters Lounge

Sat – May 25

David Vest with Lloyd Jones  – Hermann’s

McKinley Wolf – The Loft

Sun May 26

Soul Shakers – Selkirk Waterfront Festival – 2 pm

Fri – May 31

Dave Harris & Friends – Cup of Joe 5-7

Sat June 1

Mark Hummel Golden State-Lone Star Revue / Opener David Gates – All tickets $30.  V Lounge @ Red Lion Hotel. Doors 7 pm Show 8 pm.

Bill Johnson Trio – Boondockers 6-9pm

Thur June 6

Victor Wells – Ross Bay

Fri – June 7

Dave Harris & Friends NYC – Cup of Joe – 5-7

Black and Gogol – CD Release – Norway House 8 pm $15 door

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Sat- June 8

The R&B Kingpins – The Loft

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Thur- June 13

Black & Gogol – Ross Bay

Fri – June 14

Rhymer and Wells – Hillside Centre Food Court 6-8 pm

Soul Shakers – Barts 9pm

Dave Harris & Friends NYC – Cup of Joe – 5-7

Sat –  June 15

Little Marty & The Jukejoint – The Loft

Mark Comerford – Christies Pub

Sun – June 16

Soul Shakers – YYJ Car Free Day – Douglas St. downtown

Thur – June 20

Lazy Mike & Mark Comerford – Ross Bay

Fri – June 21

Dave Harris & Friends NYC – Cup of Joe – 5-7

Sat – June 22

MULE KICK ELECTRIC BLUES – The Loft 8-11 pm

Mon June 24/25/26

Blue Moon Marquee – Jazz Fest – Hotel Grand Pacific –  9PM

Fri June 28

Soul Shakers – Willow’s Beach Summer Concert Series – 6:30 pm

Dave Harris & Friends NYC – Cup of Joe – 5-7

Sat – June 29

Deb Rhymer Band – Osborne Bay Pub, Croft

Sat – July 6

Deb Rhymer Band – Chemainus Blues Festival 7 pm

Tues – July 9

Soul Shakers – Esquimalt Memorial Park Music in the Park –  6 pm

Fri – July 12

Soul Shakers – Esquimalt Lagoon Beach Fridays – 5 pm

Sat – July 13

Rhymer and Wells – Boondocks 6-9 pm

Sun – July 14

Soul Shakers – Ladysmith Transfer Beach Summer Concert Series – 6 pm

Sat – July 20

Rhymer and Wells – Cameron Band Shell Beacon Hill Park 130 pm

R&B Kingpins – Butchart Gardens

Fri – Aug 9

Deb Rhymer – Cameron Band Shell Beacon Hill Park 130 pm

Soul Shakers – Esquimalt Lagoon – Beach Food Fridays 5 – 7

Sat – Aug 10

Soul Shakers – Victoria Dragon Boat Festival  Ship Point  4 – 6

Soul Shakers – Bart’s 9 pm

Sat  – Aug 17

Rhymer and Wells – Boondocks 6-9 pm

South Island Rhythm Kings – The Loft

Thur Aug 22 – Sun Aug 26

Summertime Blues Fest – Nanaimo

Sat Aug 24

Soul Shakers – Cameron Bandshell – Beacon Hill Park – 1:30 – 3:30

Sat Aug 31 – Sept 2

Victoria Blues Bash – Ship Point

Fri Sept 6 – 8

Esquimalt Rib Fest  – Bullen Park

Fri – Oct 18

Downchild Blues Band 50th Anniversary Tour – McPherson

LAST CALL

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LINKS

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