VBS Blues Calendar –  October 16, 2017

SILENT AUCTION

November 18 is VBS’s Annual Fundraiser and Silent Auction- Bluestravaganza! If you have any items you are willing to donate, please contact Deb Rhymer at 250 592- 5764 or debrhymer@shaw.ca. In the past we have received everything from memorabilia, to gift certificates and services to household items.. We are happy to have a broad cross section of items. We appreciate your support!

T-SHIRT DESIGN CONTEST

The Victoria Blues Society is looking at a new t-shirt design. To this end we would like to encourage members or and  friends to get those creative juices flowing by having a little contest. The winner who submits the new tshirt design we choose will receive a yearly membership plus free entrance to all VBS shows for the next year. The tshirt design must:

  • Include the name Victoria Blues Society
  • Be simple enough for easy reproduction
  • Be attractive so everybody wants one J

The current tshirt design can be found at this website link: https://victoriabluessociety.ca/merchandise/

Please feel free to share this with friends as well, you don’t  need to be a member to apply!  Deadline Dec 31, 2017.  Thanks for your support!

UPCOMING VBS EVENTS

November 18 – Bluestravaganza and Silent Auction – 6 bands – Bill Johnson, McKinley Wolf, Lazy Mike, Blue City Drive, Jason Buie, Shanna Dance @ V-Lounge 6 PM,  $10 @ the door only.

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December 1st Christmas Party – Randy Oxford Band from Seattle, door prizes, 50/50 draw @  V-Lounge 8 PM $16 (VBS / VJS members, advanced), $20 door

BLUES CALENDAR 2017

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.


Thur – Oct 19

Victor Wells – Ross Bay

Fri – Oct 20

Soul Shakers – Bart’s Pub, 9:30-12:30

McKiNLeY WoLf – The Loft Pub 8pm

Sat – Oct 21
David Vest – Britannia Legion (corner of Summit and Nanaimo) 8 pm $20

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Sun – Oct 22

The KingmiXers – The Queens Jam 4 pm (Hooray a Victoria band got a gig there).

Thur – Oct 26

Mark Comerford – Ross Bay

Preston & Bonkowski – The Bent Mast 8pm

Fri – Oct 27

Rockland Moran – Vista 18

Jason Buie Band and Special Guests – V-Lounge 8 pm $12-15

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Sat – Oct  28

Rockland Moran – Vista 18

Thur – Nov 2

The Blue Hearts – Hermann’s

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Fri – Nov 10

Soul Shakers – ANAF, 4th St, Sidney – 2-6pm

Sat – Nov 11

Rhymer/Wells – Boondocks – Sidney

Sat – Nov 18

Bluestravaganza and Silent Auction –  Bill Johnson, McKinley Wolf, Lazy Mike, Blue City Drive, Jason Buie, Shanna Dance @ V-Lounge 6 PM $10

Soul Shakers – Bart’s Pub, 9:30-12:30

Harpdog Brown – Hermann’s – 8pm  $20

Sat Nov 25

McKiNLeY WoLf – The Loft Pub 8pm

Fri – Dec 8

Uncle Wiggly’s Tribute to the Blues Songs of Christmas at the Mary Winspear – Sidney

Sat – Dec 9

Uncle Wiggly’s Tribute to the Blues Songs of Christmas at the Blue Frog – White Rock

Sun – Dec 10

Uncle Wiggly’s Tribute to the Blues Songs of Christmas at the Duncan United Church for the Cowichan Folk Guild

Fri – Dec 15

Uncle Wiggly’s Tribute to the Blues Songs of Christmas at Hermann’s Jazz Club

Sun – Dec 17

Yuletide 2017 – Jason Buie host with numerous bands – $15 and bring a  Mustard Seed Food Bank donation – Old Harpo’s 6 pm

Fri – Dec 22

Soul Shakers – Bart’s Pub, 9:30-12:30

Sat – Dec 23

Soul Shakers – Bart’s Pub, 9:30-12:30

Sun – Dec 31

Soul Shakers – The Beachhouse

Jason Buie – Whiterock Blues Society

LAST CALL 

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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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