Victoria Blues Society Blues Calendar - July 26, 2016


Next VBS show is Saturday October 1, 2016 - Mark Hummel's Golden State/Lone Star Blues Revue @ Tally Ho Sports Bar. Tickets $29 are on sale at Tally Ho and Lyles. Doors 6:30. Show 7:30 pm. Opening - Deb Rhymer Band.

THIS WEEK. Sponsored by Victoria Blues Society – UVic Cincenta – 7:00 and 9:10 pm  July 27th and July 28th only!  

I AM THE BLUES. Movie by Daniel Cross USA/Canada 2016


Congrats to Brandon Isaak & Chip Hart for winning the solo duo category and to Harpdog Brown & The Travelling Blues Show for winning the Band category at the White Rock Blues Society Blues Challenge! Both acts win the opportunity to pay their way to Memphis, TN and test their mettle against 150+ blues acts in the 2017 International Blues Challenge.




Sunday Blues Service Jam (Deb Rhymer) - Tally Ho in The Hideaway Sundays 3-7:30pm

V Lounge Jam - Red Lion Inn - Saturday afternoon - some blues

LangVegas Jam - Langford Legion - Friday  evening - some blues


July 27/28

July 29

Soul Shakers - Barts

July 30 

Jimmie Lane - The Queens, Nanaimo

August 5

Colin James - Mary Winspear Center

August 11

West Coast Blues Doctors - Ross Bay Pub 6pm

August 13

Dave Harris - Christie's 7:30pm

August 19

McKiNLeY WoLf -  Swans Brewpub 9 pm

August 20

The Variables - The Loft $5

Jason Buie, James Buddy Rogers, and more -  Back Valley Blues Fest - Hi-Point Guest Ranch in Duncan. Tickets $75 @ Lyles

August 26-28 Nanaimo Summertime Blues 

August 27

Jason Buie Band - Queens in Nanaimo 7 pm Jam to follow.


September 3

Vancouver Island Blues Bash  - Groove Kitchen, Blackfish, Don Peterson & Friends, Uncle Wiggly’s Hot Shoes Blues Band, (Nick Moss $30)

September 4

Vancouver Island Blues Bash  - Blue Moon Marquee Band, Crissinger Band, Auntie Kate & The Uncles, Bill Johnson Band, (David Gogo $30)

September 5

Vancouver Island Blues Bash  - Deb Rhymer Band, David Vest Band, The Villanovas, The Midnights



Island Folk Festival – Providence Farm, Duncan

Jai & Alice's Party

Thanks to Jai & Alice for helping raise $300 for the VBS. 



Last Call 





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