VBS Blues Calendar –  May 15, 2018

From our friends at Fraser Valley Blues Society: 2018 International Blues Challenge Competition
Our 2nd International Blues Challenge Contest (2018) is now officially open for bands and musicians interested in competing for going to Memphis, TN for the 35th Annual IBC on Jan. 22 – 26, 2019. Official Rules & the Application Form are on our website, or email us to receive the documents by email.

Website Info: http://www.fraservalleybluessociety.com/international-blue…/

 Facebook Event for the finals on Sunday, July 22nd: https://www.facebook.com/events/2186585151625378/

UPCOMING VBS EVENTS

Sat June 2 – Monkeyjunk  @  VLounge.  Show at 8 pm.  Opening from Vancouver: David Boxcar Gates. Tickets at Lyle’s Place and  Red Lion Front Desk. $16.00 in advance or for VJS/VBS members,  $20.00 at the door.

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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

 

Wed – May 16

Bill Johnson Band – Stelly’s Community Theatre – 7pm

Thur May 17

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May 18

Rhymer and Wells – Vista 18

Paul Pigat – Hermann’s

Martin Harley – Upstairs Lounge, Oak Bay Recreation Centre 7pm $20

Sat May 19

Auntie Kate – Britannia Legion, 780 Summit Street

Paul Pigat – Hermann’s

Blue Hearts – Gorgeous Café  8-10

Rhymer and Wells – Vista 18

Thur May 24 

Blue Hearts – Ross  Bay Pub   6-9

Sat May 26

Rhymer and Wells – Boondocks

Sun May 27

Mark Comerford – Crooked Goose Bistro 6-9 

Sat – June 2

Monkeyjunk  @  VLounge – Show at 8 pm.  Opening from Vancouver: David Boxcar Gates.  Tickets at Lyle’s Place and  Red Lion Front Desk. $16.00 in advance or for VJS/VBS members,  $20.00 at the door.

Soul Shakers – Oak Bay Tea Party 7:30 pm

Fri – June 15

Lester Quitzau – Hermann’s

Thur – June 21

Lazy Mike & Carson Mallon- Victoria Folk Society, Norway House

Fri – June 22

Soul Shakers – Barts 9 pm

Sat – June 23

Rhymer and Wells – Christie’s Carriage House.

Sat – June 30

Soul Shakers – Elements Casino Well Public House 10 pm

Sun – July 1

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

Fri – July 6

R&B Toasters w Terry Robb – Buchart Gardens

Sat – July 7

Lazy Mike & Carson Mallon  – Chemainus Blues Festival

Deb Rhymer Band – Chemainus Blues Festival

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 – noon

Sat – July 14

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Mon – July 16

Bill Johnson Band – Beacon Hill Band Shell – noon

Sat – July 21

Deb Rhymer Band – Hi Point Guest Ranch in Duncan.

Sat – July 28

Rhymer and Wells – Christies

LAST CALL

Blues Trivia Question – How I feel. From what famous LP is this backside photo from?

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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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