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a home to original music

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Fri. Oct. 7th8pm Naughty & Spice Burlesque Troupethe name says it all I reckon
from Nanaimo, they come to entertain$15 advance $20 door
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www.naughtyandspiceburlesque.com

Sat. Oct. 8 8pmKendall Patrick / Alex Hicks2 gals from Ladysmith that are
extremely good songwriters as well as singers and playerssolo or when accompanying each other, you will be completely mesmerized with their candid / engaging performance$15 door $12 advance Sun. Oct. 9th2pm Anna Borch a singer/songwriter, a student at Brentwood, she will performing on the second Sunday of each month till next summerand like Hope King she will be introducing a new performer each month$12 door $10 advance Sun. Oct. 9th8pmGreg Madill Greg won the Islands Folk Festival Songwriting contest two years ago that is only one reason to show upthe other is that he is a great performer and brings with him his band the Madills too cool for an evening of folk.$15 door $12 advance Mon. Oct. 10th8pm.Three Quarter Stone / Fairweather Father/TBA a Monday night freak out Three Quarter Stone has opened for Toronto / Teenage Head and on a mini-tour with Skid Row in NovemberFairweather Father is our Island band $12 door .$10 advance Tues. Oct. 11th8pmBlues Tuesdaywhere various off-duty blues players get together and rent ice time to shoot a game or two of musical shinnyalways interestinghosts Thor and the Thundercat$10 for audience$5 for musicians Wed. Oct. 12th 8pmProfessor Gall ..A Tincture of Junkyard Folk and Steampunk Jazzindie / jazz / roots music from Portland $15 door $12 advance www.professorgall.com th Thurs. Oct. 13 8pm Mary MurphyIf Irish singers grab your fancy then Mary is your delight and trust me on this oneyou will walk away having been entertained, enlightened and with a new found skip in your step $15 door $12 advance www.marymurphy.ca Fri. Oct. 14th8pm.Michael Watershis 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 Sat. Oct. 15th8pm John Pippus / Mike Weteringsacoustic / blues / folk extremely interesting, captivating, mesmerizing $15 door $12 advance www.mikeweterings.com www.johnpippus.com Sun. Oct. 16th8pmWashington & Cook Quartet Maureen Washington and Daniel Cook bring their funkified urban jazz to the Showroom for their first visit I think you might want to check this one out$20 door $15 advance www.reverbnation.com/maureenwashington Mon. Oct. 17th8pmWes Borgs Comedy Night and AuditionsSo you think you can be funny. come grab 5 minutes of that potential 15 minutes of your fame and let the audience encourage you to continueWes Borg..this man has a wicked sense of humour..a mainstay in the Victoria comedy scene, he also brings a van full of out of town acts $15 door $12 advance

Tues. Oct. 18th8pm Dress Rehearsal Tuesdayvarious musicians drop in and play a
few of their new worksothers attempt for the first timeall in all it is about communityno fear no attitudesjust people getting their legs (drum kit and amps in place) $5 for everyone Thurs. Oct. 20th 7:30pmSister Girl4 gals and a guy from Revelstoke that sing in such a harmonious countryfied fashion played the Crofton Hotel Showcase Venue and the VIEX in August and impressed the heck out of me with their live performanceon the island to record with David Essig, a concert at the Showroom was a must and so an early evening arrangement was made to aid their return to Protection Island that evening $15 door $12 advance Fri. Oct. 21st 8pmKids Today / Gold & Shadowif you have a fondness for that wonderful Hammond B3 sound then this is the evening for youTim Boss comes up from Victoria with his drummer Matt, instruments in hand and ready to blow your mind.they sure did last time, so much that I jumped at the chance to bring them back .hammond organ and drums.that is all and as for Gold and Shadow.great rocknroll/indie feel .$15 door $12 advance Sun. Oct. 23rd8pmLos Morenosspanish erotica laid on a bed of groovecalling Calgary home these days, these guys bring that latin/Cuban/south american flair to the Showroom once againso cool...$20 door $15 advance www.myspace.com/losmorenosmusic th Mon. Oct. 24 8pmAnn Vriend / Mike Edelthis gal has voice that is reminiscent of Dolly Parton.that saidher on piano and vocals will guarantee an evening of most memorable moments.she has soul, albeit her own, and power Mike is one of the finer singer /songwriter / performers to call Vancouver Island home award winning, he brings a band of stellar musicians to join him in his fantastic musical journey$20 door $15 advance www.annvriend.com www.mikeedel.com

Tues. Oct. 25th8pm ishDress Rehearsal TuesdayFor The Love of Words


with your host Bill Levitya written word appreciation nightcome out and share your poems, stories or your favourite piece by someone elsesing 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 Fri. Oct. 28th8pmPhatty Phatty6 piece reggae / ska from Victoria on their way to Cortez Island for a Saturday night gig and it turns out we can do the Friday night heremay have to move some furniture for this one.$20 door $15 advance Sun. Oct. 30th2pmYouth Dress Rehearsalkinda like our Tuesday night open mic if you are under 16 and perform or want to perform, then this is the situation for youbring your instrument ( piano here), cd or ipod with your songs (max. 3)and take to the stage..$5 per person Sun. Oct. 30th8pmLenas Living Room Lena Birtwistle and invited guests are bringing a sense of koolio to the singer /songwriter genre on the islandpowerful, soulful vocals around stellar piano and guitar work and the guests are so kool$15 door $12 advance Mon. Oct. 31st6pmScary Movie Nightwe is gonna look for some serious and not so serious horror flicsas the evening progresses the selection gets scarier till your eyes pop out and roll around on the floor where the zombies come to eat them up if they dont suck all your blood out before they sorry got carried away $10 door..$5 if costumed Tues. Nov. 1st8pmDress Rehearsal Tuesdayvarious musicians drop in and play a few of their new worksothers attempt for the first timeall in all it is about communityno fear no attitudesjust people getting their legs (drum kit and amps in place)$5 for everyone
Longevity John's Finger Snappin' Toe Tappin' Money Back Guarantee... ...if you do not like the music within the first 1/2 hour, your money will gladly be refunded BUTshould I, or any of my spotters, take note that you were seen snapping your fingers, tapping your toes or making any of those absurd air band facial contortions, then the guarantee becomes null and voidthank you