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Wednesday April 27th Peter Prince

8pm

A familiar face from Shaw TV’s the Daily (when they used to consider Vancouver Island communities)… this singer / songwriter from Saltspring Island comes to the Showroom for the first time $15 door $12 advance http://www.peterprince.com/ http://www.reverbnation.com/peterprincecanada

Thursday April 28th Pre/Post

8pm

pop rock with an urban vibe – strong melodies are set over electronic and acoustic rhythms $12 door $10 advance
prepost.bandcamp.com www.redknotrecords.com/prepost

Friday April 29th 8pm Jim Houston
blues / acoustic / roots music… this solo concert is for those that like to sit and listen to an acoustic guitar pickin’ countrified style of a porch based blues singer and songwriter…. $15 door $12 advance
http://www.facebook.com/home.php#!/pages/Jim-Houston-Music/107035276000206 www.aceintheholeproductions.ca

Saturday April 30th 8pm SirReal / Lennon
Nanaimo and Duncan get together for an evening of extremely fine hip hop / wordsmithin’… I truly look forward to these concerts… great deliveries and relevant messaging by two very cool acts… special guest Juggernaut B" $15 door $12 advance

Sunday May 1st 2pm the Hope King Hour
90 minutes of great entertainment where young Hope King shares her vast repertoire of classic country tunes as well as some great new ones she has written…. introducing a new artist each month, this is one program not to miss… $12 door $10 advance

Sunday May 1st 8pm Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley
Always a treat when these two return to the Showroom… a walking talking and performing history lesson of the blues, they are just the cat’s meow $25 door $20 advance
www.myspace.com/dianachrisblues

Monday May 2nd Ron Szabo
acoustic / indie / pop singer / songwriter from Toronto and regularly touring Canada and the U.S. his observations are well delivered and quite astute check out the link and make up your own mind Monday night pricing $12 door $10 advance
www.myspace.com/robszabo

Tuesday May 3rd 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

Wednesday May 4th 8pm bible belt badlands
from victoria a two piece surf/spaghetti western/garage style, mostly instrumental why not? $12 door $10 Advance

Thursday May 5th 8pm Tucker Green
indie / rock from Vancouver, he has turned some heads with his songwriting skills young and wanting it, very much worth the research $15 door $12 advance
www.myspace.com/tuckergreenband

Friday May 6th 8pm Handsome Distraction Henry and the Night Crawlers The Autumn Portrait Go For The Eyes
Yes…you see it right….4 bands in one night from Vancouver / Victoria / Calgary it is a night of rock ‘n’ roll $15 door $12 advance
www.myspace.com/theautumnportrai
www.henryandthenightcrawlers.com

Saturday May 7th 8pm Mike Edel
singer / songwriter labeled ‘indie / rock’ calling Victoria home these days worth listening to $15 door $12 advance
www.myspace.com/mikeedel www.myspace.com/johnnytangoband

Sunday May 8th 2- 4pm Brentwood Composition Band
Scott Magill brings his music students to the Showroom so as they can showcase what it is they have come to do… $12 door $10 advance

Monday May 9th 7pm
A screening of

“No Numbers: Identity Beyond Measure”
this BC produced award winning video asks you to kick your weigh scales to the curb… featuring stories about transformation and recovery from disordered eating free admission but please make reservations 250-746-5521

Tuesday May 10th 8pm Blues Tuesday
where various off-duty blues players get together and rent ice time to shoot a game or two of musical shinny… always interesting… hosts Thor and the Thundercat… $10 for audience…$5 for musicians

Wednesday May 11th 8pm Jason Zerbin
Indie rock from outside of BC Locals should come take note Tis good for your musical health $12 door $12 advance
http://myspace.com/jasonzerbin

Thursday May 12th 8pm tba

Friday May 13th 8pm Cam Penner with Jon Wood
acoustic / americana / roots music from Calgary do the research…you will be here $15 door $12 advance
www.myspace.com/thegravelroad
www.campenner.com

Saturday May 14th Stone Vaughn Toole
from the Ladysmith area, this band is on a mission to make wonderful music and that they do…worth the price of admission or your money back… $20 door $15 advance

Sunday May 15th 1pm Children’s Hour
For those that missed the 8 day run in February, t he Shawnigan Players mount this production one more time before they enter an island festival… so now is one more time to catch a very good production by committed community theatre participants $15 advance $18 door (if available)

Sunday May 15th 8pm Ladies Of the Canyon / Old Man Leudecke
did I tell you we are able to book some very special musical treats? well these are two of them…in one night… if you listen to CBC radio then you should have heard of both of these acts… and if you are not sure, just go to their links… and we will see you here… $25 door $20 advance
www.ladiesofthecanyon.com www.oldmanluedecke.ca

Old Man Luedecke wins 2011 Juno Award for Best Roots and Traditional Album Solo!

Monday May 16th 8pm Abigail Lapell / Ryan McMahon / Myc Sharrat
singer / songwriters in the round an evening where 3 performers trade off songs in a festival workshop format… always interesting, it does push each musician to their best $15 door $12 advance
http://www.abigaillapell.com http://www.myspace.com/abigailllapell www.ryanmcmahon.com

Tuesday May 17th 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

Wednesday May 18th 8pm Tim Hus Band
country / roots music the real deal critically acclaimed come on all you country fans….want to see you here $15 door $12 advance
www.timhus.ca www.myspace.com/timhusmusic

Thursday May 19th 8pm Terry Gillespie
In 1968 Edmonton’s Terry Gillespie moved to Ottawa from Michigan and started up the band Heaven’s Radio if you listen to Holger Peterson’s radio show on CBC on Saturday nights you will know of Terry’s prowess in the blues /roots music scene “a sweet tiramisu consisting of liquor-soaked layers of Blues, Reggae, Country, and Jazz." the solo show…come check him out.. special guests Plum Sutra rock and jazz instrumental, cinematic soundscapes out of piano, violin, and drums. $20 door $15 advance
http://www.terrygillespie.ca/ www.plumsutra.com

Friday May 20th 8pm The Laws
John and Michelle return to the valley after far too long of an absence…. they personify roots /country to a Tee extensive tours of the eastern seaboard/Florida/Texas have made them a household name wherever they perform…. And they have a cook book out as well…how to cook and eat on the road in a healthy and formidable fashion…. Tickets should go fast…. $25 door $20 advance
http://www.thelaws.ca/

Saturday May 21st 8pm Ashley Sacha
http://www.ashleysacha.com/

details to come

Sunday May 22nd 8pm Mother Tongue Band
Jazzy, groove funked up tunes that take you on a wonderful musical journey… a not to miss evening of bliss… $15 door $12 advance

Monday May 23rd 8pm The Rebellion
details to come
www.myspace.com/arebellionhasbegun.

Tuesday May 24th 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

Wednesday May 25th 8pm Ellisa Hartman and guests
singer /songwriter so much worth catching and they call Vancouver Island home $15 door $12 advance
www.ellisahartman.com

Thursday May 26th 8pm Coco Love Alcorn
Yeah…Coco is coming back …the heck showing with baby pics… Coco is on the road with the new child in tow And you can get your photo taken with the new diva herself Just come to the concert… $20 door $18 advance
www.myspace.com/cocolovealcorn

Friday May 27th Bob Evans
this guy plays guitar very well… award winning fingerstyle guitar and more ... U.S. Fingerstyle Guitar Champion, Winfield 2003 check the link chances are you will be here $25 door $20 advance
www.BobEvansGuitar.com

Saturday May 28th 8pm Georgia’s Belly Dancing Extravganza
Once again valley and island belly dancing teachers with their students band together to present a quality evening of diverse styles of dancing always fun and always full so get your tickets soon $20 ticket ($25 for any of the 7 front seats)

Sunday May 29th 8pm Joe Stanton
this guy calls the Sunshine Coast his home but he speaks for all when he sings his heartfelt originals a superb songwriter, his delivery with fingerstyled guitar and blessed vocals is nothing short of captivating… he was a hit at the Islands Folk Festival a few years back 3rd time to the Showroom… Special guest: Mark Crissinger $15 door $12 advance
http://216.38.25.83/~jstanton/

Tuesday May 31st 8pm 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

Friday June 3rd 8pm Mr. Goshness
From Nanaimo, a progressive rock band in the midst of completing their first EP and needing to stretch their legs… special guest:TBA $12 door $10 advance

Saturday June 4th 8pm How We Survive / Syphodias / Disasters Edge
formally Chasing Shadows along with the new Narwhals sometimes a name change can do a band well come find out if it did $15 door $12 advance

Sunday June 5th 2pm the Hope King Hour
90 minutes of great entertainment where young Hope King shares her vast repertoire of classic country tunes as well as some great new ones she has written…. introducing a new artist each month, this is one program not to miss… $12 door $10 advance

Tuesday June 7th 8pm Blues Tuesday
where various off-duty blues players get together and rent ice time to shoot a game or two of musical shinny… always interesting… hosts Thor and the Thundercat… $10 for audience…$5 for musicians

Wednesday June 8th 8pm Andrew and Zacharia Smith
an award winning songwriter as well as award winning guitar player we have always enjoyed Andrews visits and performances a dream come true for a dad is to have the chance to perform with his son… and this is the second time he brings his son along to the Showroom ( the kid keeps dad on his toes) $20 door $15 advance
www.andrewandzacharismith.com

Thursday June 9th 8pm Brave New Waves
details to come

Friday June 10th 8pm The Electric Monk
www.myspace.com/thelectricmonk

details to come

Saturday June 11th 8pm Rusty Water & The Broken Troubadours
details to come

Sunday June 12th 8pm Glen Chatten
www.soaringeaglemusic.com
details to come

Monday June 13th 8pm Emma Cloney and Dan Frechette
details to come

Tuesday June 14th 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

Friday June 17th 8pm warped 45’s john jenkins and small town revival steve gates
www.myspace.com/stevegates

details to come

Saturday June 18th 8pm Debbie Bergeron
singer / songwriter from the mainland who has involved herself in making sure the songwriter genre is in the for front of the music scene $15 door $12 advance
details to come

Sunday June 19th 8pm East West
www.myspace.com/east.west

details to come

Tuesday June 21st 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

Tuesday June 28th 8pm 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

Thursday July 28th 8pm Mother Tongue Band
they booked this night cause the drummer is getting married and this will be the reception rock on
details to come

Monday August 1st 8pm Summer Squash Theatre
opening night a ringe festival… (kinda like the fringe only without the lawsuit)
details to come

Sunday August 21st 8pm Summer Squash Theatre….
final episode
details to come

Monday August 22nd 8pm Pelta-Tiller Duo
http://www.taarka.com,
details to come

Wednesday August 24th Bill Durst
http://www.billdurstband.com

8pm

details to come

September 10th F&M

8pm

http://www.chriswynters.com/ http://www.fandmtheband.com http://www.myspace.com/fandmtheband details to come

September 23rd or 24th 8pm Roxanne Potvin with Steve Dawson
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

Wednesday November 9th Wendell Ferguson
details to come

8pm