VBS Blues Calendar –    August 16, 2019 

Nanaimo Summertime Blues Festival – August 22-25

Link to the website and tickets.  http://nanaimobluesfestival.com

VBS members get a $10 discount till August 15.  Use the promo code VictoriaBlues (all one word).

Friday
Jona Kristinsson
Judy Brown
Anni Piper
Crystal Shawanda
Lyndsay Beaver
Miss Emily
Sue Foley
Ana Popovic

Saturday
Mark Crissinger
Tas Cru
Chris Eger Band
Brandon Santini
Mr. Sipp
Tom Lavin and the Legendary Powder Blues Band
Walter Trout

Sunday
South Island Rhythm Kings
David Gogo
Harpdog Brown and the Uptown Blues Band
Murray Kinsley and Wicked Grin
Raoul and the Big Time
The Proven Ones
Samantha Fish

Okanagan Blues Camp

Registration for this fall’s  camp is open. www.okanaganblues.com

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VBS Up Coming Shows

VBS will be taking a break for the summer.  Our plans for the fall is as follows.

Sat Oct 5 Blues Extravaganza  & Silent Auction – VLounge $10

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Sat Nov 16 – Rick Estrin / David Vest  – VLounge $30/35

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Sat Dec 7 – VBS Christmas Party – TBA


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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Fri – Aug 16 

Hip Shake Collective (Memphis) – Cup of Joe Cafe – 5-7

Sat  – Aug 17

Rhymer and Wells – Boondocks 6-9 pm

South Island Rhythm Kings – The Loft “CD Release”

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Thur Aug 22

Black & Gogol – Ross Bay

Fri Aug 23

Hip Shake Collective (Memphis) – Cup of Joe

Nanaimo Summertime Blues Festival

Jona Kristinsson
Judy Brown
Anni Piper
Crystal Shawanda
Lyndsay Beaver
Miss Emily
Sue Foley
Ana Popovic

Sat Aug 24

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

Nanaimo Summertime Blues Festival

Mark Crissinger
Tas Cru
Chris Eger Band
Brandon Santini
Mr. Sipp
Tom Lavin and the Legendary Powder Blues Band
Walter Trout

Sun – Aug 26

Nanaimo Summertime Blues Festival 

South Island Rhythm Kings
David Gogo
Harpdog Brown and the Uptown Blues Band
Murray Kinsley and Wicked Grin
Raoul and the Big Time
The Proven Ones
Samantha Fish

Fri – Aug 30

Soul Shakers – Breakwater Barge – Ogden Point 6 pm

Son of Dave – Hermann’s

Hip Shake Collective (Memphis) – Cup of Joe

Sat Aug 31

BLUES BASH  – Mark Crissinger • Blue Moon Marquee Band • Mystery Train w. Wayne Berezan • Bill Johnson Blues Band –  Free @ Ships Point.

MIKE FARRIS & THE FORTUNATE FEW –   7:30 pm @ Ships Point $32

LINDSAY BEAVER / Blue Moon Marquee – 10:00pm @  Hermanns $18

Sun – Sept 1

BLUES BASH – Checo & The Sweet Soul Choir • Kelly Fawcett & The Maladies • Little Marty & The Juke Joint • David Vest @ Ships Point Free

KEVIN BURT & BIG MEDICINE – 7:30 @ Ships Point $32

Mon – Sept 2

BLUES BASH – Blue Dog Ramble • The Kingpins • Brett Smith-Daniels • Soul Shakers  @ Ships Point Free

Fri Sept 6 – 8

Esquimalt Rib Fest  – Bullen Park

Sun Sept 8

Soul Shakers – Metchosin Days 1:45 pm

Bill Johnson Trio – Metchosin Days 4:15 pm

Sat – Sept 14

Mark Comerford – Christie’s Pub 8-11 pm

Sue Decker CD Release – Garry Oak Room  7:30 pm

Thur – Sept 19

Mark Comerford – Ross Bay Pub 6-9 pm

Sat Sept 21

South Island Rhythm Kings  – Osborne Bay Pub, Crofton  “CD Release”

Fri Sept 27

Mark Crissinger – The Loft

Sat Oct 5

VBS Blues Extravaganza  & Silent Auction – VLounge $10

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Fri – Oct 18

Downchild Blues Band 50th Anniversary Tour – McPherson

Fri – Nov 1

R&B Kingpins – Oak Bay Rec

Sun Nov 10

Harpdog Brown & The Uptown Blues Band – Hermann’s Jazz Club.
Sat Nov 16

Rick Estrin / David Vest – VLounge $30/35

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Sat Dec 7

VBS Christmas Party – TBA

LAST CALL

 

LINKS

VANCOUVER BLUES AROUND TOWN

NANAIMO BLUES SOCIETY & FESTIVAL

WHITE ROCK BLUES SOCIETY

FRASER VALLEY BLUES SOCIETY

BLUES FESTIVAL GUIDE 

BLUES BLAST MAGAZINE

BLUES IN VICTORIA ON FACEBOOK

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