Monday August15th 8pm Wes Borg’s Comedy Night Auditions

So you think you can be funny…. not just at stand up, maybe song writing, poetry or a skit…even video come grab 5 minutes of that potential 15 minutes of your fame and let the audience encourage you to continue Wes Borg ..this man has a wicked sense of humour that needs be witnessed A mainstay in the Victoria comedy scene It is our good fortune to have him perform in Duncan (he also brings a van full of out of town acts) $15 door $12 advance

Tuesday August 16th 8pm ish Dress Rehearsal Tuesday …various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works…
others attempt for the first time… all in all it is about community… no fear …no attitudes… just people getting their ‘legs’ … (drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone

Wednesday August 17th 8pm Richard Garvey / Robbie Sinclair & The Beggars Laughing
songwriter / voice / guitar / banjo /ukulele from Kitchener, a roots and folk musician dropping in for a visit and a performance check him out…quite pleasant…. Robbie has a band based out of Montreal that must be heard to appreciate the diverse genre description allotted them $15 door $12 advance
www.richardgarvey.ca www.sonicbids.com/robbiesinclairandthebeggarslaughing

Thursday August 18th 7pm and 9pm 'Awake - Final Cut'
What's wrong with the world today? Awake questions why we human beings allow war / poverty / environmental disaster / massive debt etc to continue throughout society and what we can do as individuals to help effect change. Local Filmmaker By donation

Friday August 19th 8pm Foreign Influence / Royal Canadians
young rockers from Nanaimo that come to the valley with intent to rock you out and a local band to join in the fray … way koolio $15 door $12 advance

Sunday August 21st 8pm Lena Birtwistle

and company
Lena and invited guests are bringing a sense of koolio in the singer /songwriter genre of the island… powerful, soulful vocals around stellar piano and guitar work and the guests are so kool… $15 door $12 advance

Monday August 22nd 8pm Pelta-Tiller Duo
acoustic / folk / jazz from Portland Oregon, they utilize violin and mandolin to bring you some really hot tunes… $15 door $12 advance
http://www.taarka.com,

Tuesday August 23rd 8pm ish Dress Rehearsal Tuesday …various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works…
others attempt for the first time… all in all it is about community… no fear …no attitudes… just people getting their ‘legs’ … (drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone

Wednesday August 24th Bill Durst

8pm

a singer/songwriter and one heck of a guitar player, he fronted a ZZ Top clone band called Tres Hombres …

recording solo since 1964, he has opened for some of the biggest names in the business… a real treat … $$20 door $15 advance
http://www.billdurstband.com

Friday August 26th 8pm Small Town Villains / Christopher Arruda
Malcolm Owen-Flood’s new ‘acoustic’ project… as a duo it rocks serious good time… well done guys…. And Christopher is this amazing vocalist /songwriter / piano and guitar guy that you just have to witness $15 door $12 advance

Saturday August 27th 8pm Captain Ricardo’s Flying Penquin Brigade / Disasters Edge / tba…
hot summer nights are for young rock ‘n’ roll… give ‘er guys… give ‘er…. $15 door $12 adv.

Sunday August 28th Daisy Debolt

8pm

she is visiting her son on the west coast the same son who mentioned she should come out of musical retirement now that she is retired otherwise…

what a powerhouse singer and writer she is ½ of the documented folksters Fraser and DeBolt she continues to produce total works of art that needs be witnessed accordion/mandolin/vocals $20 door $15 advance

Monday August 29th 8pm the Displaced Islanders
a family band returns to the island to end off their summer vacation…and already sold out

Tuesday August 30th 8pm ish Dress Rehearsal Tuesday For The Love of Words
with your host Bill Levity …a written word appreciation night…come out and share your poems, stories or your favourite piece by someone else…sing it, chant, word break dancing, read off the page, it's a night of word appreciation … most empowering and invigorating… $5 for readers…$10 for others

Wednesday August 31st 6pm till whenever Longevity John’s th 12 Annual 50th Birthday Party
various local and touring musicians

drop in to perform during what has become a very good way to end the summer holidays special guest - Daisy Debolt by donation

Friday September 2nd 8pm The Brights
they return from Ontario with their gentle folk music most engaging … a must see and hear $15 door $12 advance
www.thebrights.ca

Sunday September 4th 2pm The Hope King Hour
90 minutes of great entertainment on the first Sunday of each month with a local young musician highlighted $12 door $10 advance

Sunday September 4th 8pm Amy Cunningham
singer / songwriter calling the Island home these days

originally from Brampton, Ontario and from a family of musicians she has grown up singing along to all the folk greats while driving in the family car and it was only time till she recorded her own material special guest Luke Blu Guthrie (from Courtenay) $15 door $12 advance
www.amycunningham.ca

Monday September 5th 8pm Step Twelve
Folk / gospel / indie A duo from Squamish, $12 door $10 advance

www.handtotheplough.com www.myspace.com/step-twelve

Tuesday September 6th 8pm Dress Rehearsal Tuesday …various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works…
others attempt for the first time… all in all it is about community… no fear …no attitudes… just people getting their ‘legs’ … (drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone

Thursday September 8th Ryan McMahon

8pm

one of my all time faves at the Showroom this Ladysmith singer/songwriter returns something just says his time is going to come… you should find out why $15 door $12 advance

Saturday September 10th F&M

8pm

they return check them out and you just might be here… special guests: Mike Angus / Trainsleeper $12 door $10 advance
http://www.fandmtheband.com http://www.myspace.com/fandmtheband http://radio3.cbc.ca/#/bands/Mike-Angus http://trainsleeper.com/

Sunday September 11th 2pm Anna Borch
a singer/songwriter, a student at Brentwood, she will performing on the second Sunday of each month till next summer…. I see a reason to help this gal get her 10,000 hours in… and like Hope King she will be introducing a new performer each month $12 door $10 advance

Sunday September 11th 8pm Doc MacLean / Big Dave McLean
two of the best purveyors of the acoustic blues scene and on one stage

together it was a huge hit last tour $20 advance $25 door
http://badboybluestour.blogspot.com

Tuesday September 13th 8pm Dress Rehearsal Tuesday …various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works…
others attempt for the first time… all in all it is about community… no fear …no attitudes… just people getting their ‘legs’ … (drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone

Thursday September 15th Dala

8pm

Dala is their name and melting your hardened heart is their game! folk / pop / rock / young and family two female vocalists on piano and guitar so cool $20 door $15 advance
http://www.dalagirls.com/

Friday September 16th 8pm tba

Sunday September 18th 8pm Mark Irving and Brent Tyler
two singer /songwriters in the folk / pop /rock feel both bringing their tours to the Showroom on the same night

$15 door $12 advance
www.markirvingmusic.com www.myspace.com/brentyler

Friday September 23rd 8pm Wool on Wolves
they are a band , plain and simple… from Edmonton , all multi instrumentalists having grabbed the attention of audience and media alike they bring their brand of indie folk / rock to the Showroom $15 door $12 advance
www.myspace.com/woolonwolves

Saturday September 24th 8pm Freedom or Death
‘In June, they played the Last Gang Records/TMKO Show as well as the SOCAN/BMI Party as part of NXNE. They also played the Last Gang/Rosemary Films MMVA After Party with The Arkells, Ian D’sa from Billy Talent, and Brendan from Broken Social Scene among others. They’ll be releasing the “ALTER-EGO” record in the fall which will feature the songs on the original EGO record but rearranged (acoustic, orchestral, remix versions).’ of course I said they could play the Showroom… $15 door $12 advance
http://www.freedomordeathmusic.com

Sunday September 25th Roxanne Potvin

8pm

a new cd of original tunes… with a voice and some well chosen words she shows just how good she is

her first cd took CBC by storm and it has taken a few years to find this new material and direction we are one of the lucky ones as the cross country tour takes off.. (with a special guest accompanist ) $20 door $15 advance
www.myspace.com/roxannepotvin

Wednesday September 28th 8pm Kim Wempe
http://groundswellmusic.ca/kimwempe/
details to come

Thursday September 29th 8pm Garnet Rogers
It has been two years since Garnet was here…far too long That voice of his needs be experienced annually… as well as the wit / storytelling and immaculate musicianship that he brings to the stage… so if you have seen him or have heard of him now is the time to get some tickets $30 advance $35 door
www.garnetrogers.com

Friday September 30th 8pm The Mighty River
a guitar-cello folk duo based out of Vancouver
details to come

Saturday October 1st 8pm tba

Sunday October 2nd 2pm The Hope King Hour
90 minutes of great entertainment on the first Sunday of each month with a local young musician highlighted $12 door $10 advance

Friday October 7th 8pm Eli Barsi
www.elibarsi.com

details to come

Sunday October 9th 2pm Anna Borch
a singer/songwriter, a student at Brentwood, she will performing on the second Sunday of each month till next summer…. I see a reason to help this gal get her 10,000 hours in… and like Hope King she will be introducing a new performer each month $12 door $10 advance

Thursday October 13th 8pm Mary Murphy
If Irish singers grab your fancy then Mary is your delight… go to her link below and see and hear for yourself… and trust me on this one… you will walk away having been entertained, enlightened and with a new found skip in your steps most delightfull experience $15 door $12 advance
www.marymurphy.ca

Friday October 14th 8pm Michael Waters
his fan base know of the journey Michael brings us all along on with his stellar impassioned performances and always bringing another extremely competent musician to join him and us in the exploration… $20 door $15 advance

Saturday October 15th 8pm John Pippus
details to come

Monday Octob er 24th 8pm Althea Cunningham
http://www.altheacunningham.weebly.com details to come

Wednesday October 26th or Thursday October 27th The Laws
details to come

Friday November 4th 8pm Rukus
" Golden age of Rock N Roll " from Elvis to the Beatles and everything in between played the way you remember hearing them. $20 door $15 advance
www.rukus.ca

Sunday November 6th 2pm The Hope King Hour
90 minutes of great entertainment on the first Sunday of each month with a local young musician highlighted $12 door $10 advance

Wednesday November 9th 8pm Wendell Ferguson
details to come

Sunday November 13th Anna Borch

2pm

a singer/songwriter, a student at Brentwood, she will performing on the second Sunday of each month till next summer…. I see a reason to help this gal get her 10,000 hours in… and like Hope King she will be introducing a new performer each month $12 door $10 advance

Friday November 18th 8pm Christa Couture / Cris Derksen / E.S.L
(http://www.crisderksen.com/ ) ( http://www.eslband.com/

Sunday November 20th 8pm Marianne Girard
details to come

Sunday December 4th 2pm The Hope King Hour
90 minutes of great entertainment on the first Sunday of each month with a local young musician highlighted $12 door $10 advance

Sunday December 11th

2pm

Anna Borch
a singer/songwriter, a student at Brentwood, she will performing on the second Sunday of each month till next summer…. I see a reason to help this gal get her 10,000 hours in… and like Hope King she will be introducing a new performer each month $12 door $10 advance

Monday January 16th 8pm Andy White
details to come

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