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 8pm Ryan McMahon 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… introducing Evan Miller $15 door $12 advance

Friday September 9th 7pm the Diversity Caravan
the end to a songwriting/spoken word contest with performances by the top 10 finalists Tracy Fraser, Ramsey Jester, Dennis Lakusta, Jeremy Loveday, Judy Millar, Mary Ann Moore, Paul C. Ruszel, Carol Stanley and Violet Walter. theme: imagining a world without hate by donation suggested $5-$10

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

Monday September 12th 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 September 13th Blues Tuesday

8pm

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 September 14th Tim Vaughn

8pm

from Saskatoon, this guy grew up with Wide Mouth Mason‟s Shaun Verrault as his mentor…. a great new singer/songwriter/guitar player, he comes to entertain with a veracity…. a do not miss concert… $15 door $12 advance
www.myspace.com/timvaughnmusic

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/

Saturday September 17th 8pm Lakefield / as the Crow Flies / The Ghostbirds
indie rock comes to the Showroom via Victoria / Vancouver they have all performed here before and we all look forward to another great evening of entertainment $12 door $10 advance
www.facebook.com/lakefield: www.facebook.com/theghostbirds

Sunday September 18th 8pm CANCELLED
Due to a concert in Victoria happening within a day of the Showroom’s booking, that promoter wants this one cancelled….sorry…take it up with the other promoter

Kinobe & The African Sensation
returning to the Showroom as trio, he brings that west African story telling through rhythm style in a very effective manner… a not to miss concert $30 door $25 advance
http://www.classactsontour.com/kinobe.html

CANCELLED

Tuesday September 20th 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 September 21st 8pm Kim Churchill
from Australia singer /songwriter in the folk / pop / indie rock / roots feel… did I say he has created quite the buzz? $15 door $12 advance
www.kimchurchill.com

Thursday September 22nd 8pm Kids Today
Original progressive – jam improvisational pieces in a duo format out of Victoria Timm Boss: Hammond B3 Organ, Electric Piano Matt Dodd: Drums, percussion $15 door $12 advance
http://kidstodayband.com/band.html

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 2pm Duncan Cowichan Summer Festival Duncan’s Got Talent Showcase
2011 winner, 2nd and 3rd place finishers (plus the runner-up gets a chance to perform a song as well) will have a chance to showcase their vocal talents and be „live streamed‟ to the universe… by donation suggested $10

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

Monday September 26th 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

Tuesday September 27th 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 September 28th 8pm Kim Wempe / Gabrielle Papillon / Kaya Fraser
Kim…not the story of a fragile and sensitive singer songwriter…this is the story of a strong woman with the urge to move mountains…this can be heard instantly when you listen to her LP Painting With Tides, Gabrielle…singer/songwriter in a folk /pop feel, from Montreal and New Glasgow…now there is some material to work with Kaya…living in Victoria, she is just waiting to „break out‟ to the world with her confident and impressive delivery and songwriting $15 door $12 advance
http://kimwempe.com gabriellepapillon.com

www.myspace.com/kayafraser

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 $25 advance $30 door
www.garnetrogers.com

Friday September 30th 8pm tba

Saturday October 1st 8pm Silent Spring / Ruskin / TBA
rock‟n‟roll from Vancouver $15 door $12 advance
http://www.reverbnation.com/silentspringband : http://www. myspace.com/ruskinband

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

Sunday October 2nd Dave Cambel

8pm

and friends Dave sets out on a journey in that search of that eternal funk groove… always brings stellar musicians/friends to join in the fray very much fun $15 door $12 advance

Monday October 3rd 8pm Tara Holloway
www.taraholloway.com -

Tuesday October 4th 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 October 7th 8pm Naughty & Spice Burlesque Troupe
the name says it all I reckon from Nanaimo, they come to entertain $15 advance $20 door
http://www.naughtyandspiceburlesque.com

Saturday October 8th 8pm Kendall Patrick / Alex Hicks
2 gals from Ladysmith that are extremely good songwriters as well as singers and players….solo or when accompanying each other, you will be completely mesmerized with their candid and engaging performances $15 door $12 advance

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

Monday October 10th 8pm Three Quarter Stone Fairweather Father TBA
Monday night freak out Three Quarter Stone has opened for Toronto / Teenage Head and on a mini-tour with Skid Row in November Fairweather Father is an Island band worth checking out and the opening act will be announced as soon as we know…. Rock‟ n‟ roll pricing $12 door $10 advance
www.threequarterstone.com

Tuesday October 11th

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

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

Sunday October 16th

8pm

Maureen Washington
http://www.reverbnation.com/maureenwashington ?

Tuesday October 18th 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

Monday October 24th 8pm Althea Cunningham / Birgit Kuit
http://www.altheacunningham.weebly.com

Sunday October 23rd 8pm Los Morenos
„spanish erotica laid on a bed of groove‟ calling Calgary home these days these guys bring that latin/Cuban/south american flair to the Showroom once again so cool, hard not to tap your toes $20 door $15 advance
www.myspace.com/losmorenosmusic

Tuesday October 25th

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 October 26th TBA

Thursday October 27th TBA

Tuesday November 1st 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 November 2nd 8pm Dave Cambel
and friends Dave sets out on a journey in that search of that eternal funk groove… always brings stellar musicians/friends to join in the fray very much fun $15 door $12 advance

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

Monday November 7th promoting a new CD "Wrecking Ball at the Concert Hall" . Jesse just wrapped up successful tour of the East Coast, Nashville and Austin, and a venture into Canada while in the northwest seemed like a good idea $15 advance $17 door
http://www.jessebrewster.com http://www.reverbnation.com/c./rpk/215902 http://www.facebook.com/jessebrewstermusic

Tuesday November 8th Blues Tuesday

8pm

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 November 9th Wendell Ferguson
details to come

8pm

Friday November 11th 8pm Bonnie St Croix
touring her new CD "Canadian Girl" (where one song was recorded in each Province and Territory of Canada with guest artists from each area including Natalie MacMaster, Stephen Fearing, Catherine MacLellan, The Once, Leela Gilday, the Inuksuk Drum Dancers and more $12 door $10 advance
www.bonniestecroix.com

Saturday November 12th 8pm I Ain’t Dead Yet
a one man show about Woodie Guthrie 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 advanc

Tuesday November 15th 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

Saturday November 19th 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

Tuesday November 22nd 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 November 29th 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

Thursday December 1st 8pm Dave Cambel
and friends Dave sets out on a journey in that search of that eternal funk groove… always brings stellar musicians/friends to join in the fray very much fun $15 door $12 advance

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

Tuesday December 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

Sunday December 11th 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

Tuesday December 13th Blues Tuesday

8pm

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

Tuesday December 20th 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 Dec. 27th 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

Monday January 16th 8pm Andy White
details to come

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