Happening in June @RoyalBCMuseum #yyjevents

Beat the heat at the Royal BC Museum this June

VICTORIA, BC–This June the Royal BC Museum has themed programs around three exciting events: the opening of the new cutting-edge Family: Bonds & Belonging feature exhibition, National Aboriginal Day and World Oceans Day.

Summer hours are in effect now until October 7. On Fridays and Saturdays the Royal BC Museum is open until 10:00 pm (closing at 5:00 pm Sunday to Thursday).The Food Truck Festival behind the museum is open from 11:00 am to 7:00 pm on Fridays and Saturdays (closing at 6:00 pm Sunday to Thursday), until September 4. Continue reading “Happening in June @RoyalBCMuseum #yyjevents”

Victoria Day Block Party 1-5PM #yyjevents @MaritimeMusBC


MAY 22 @ 1:00 PM5:00 PM

This Victoria Day, celebrate Canada’s 150th with the Maritime Museum of BC and the Union Club! After watching the parade, come on down to the Victoria Day Block Party (on Humboldt Street, between Government and Douglas). FREE and open to the public, the Victoria Day Block Party celebrates Victoria Day and the Union Club’s new status as a National Historic Site. Activities and admission to the museum will be by donation, all supporting the Maritime Museum of BC.

Bring friends and the family along to enjoy events and activities, including performers, bands, a bouncy castle, interactive Lego Builds, face-painting, food vendors, a beer garden, and much more!

More info: http://mmbc.bc.ca/event/victoria-day-block-party/

Family Fun at the Royal BC Museum in May #yyjevents @RoyalBCMuseum

Take Part in Family Fun at the Royal BC Museum this May

VICTORIA, BC–The Royal BC Museum’s May activities focus on family matters in anticipation of the exciting new feature exhibition, Family Bonds and Belonging, opening on June 2. The popular companion exhibition, about the young man who inspired the nation, Terry Fox: Running to Heart of Canada is open and runs until October 1. Continue reading “Family Fun at the Royal BC Museum in May #yyjevents @RoyalBCMuseum”

Just Announced: An Evening with Daniel O’Donnell @SOFMCVic #yyjmusic

An Evening with Daniel O’Donnell
Date: Thursday, September 7 2017 7:30 pm
On-Sale: Friday, May 26th, 2017 at 10:00am
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre, Victoria BC

International star, Daniel O’Donnell, has announced that he will be returning to tour across Canada in September this year. The tour will see the record breaking chart singer blaze a trail from Victoria & Vancouver (BC) in the West, right across all the provinces to Halifax (NS) & St.Johns (NL) in the East (an impressive run of tour dates that takes in 10 out of 10 of the Canadian Provinces). Continue reading “Just Announced: An Evening with Daniel O’Donnell @SOFMCVic #yyjmusic”

Spirit of 150 Victoria: 11 Days of Music #yyjmusic @atomiqueevents @cityofvictoria #canada150

As we are all still waiting for spring to arrive, many are now counting the days down til summer.  And a special summer it’s going to be. In case your calendar wasn’t jammed enough with live music and festivals, here’s a few more days to cram in. Eleven days (June 21st to July 1st) of FREE live music in Victoria’s Inner Harbour and the Legislature Lawns.

Show Canada that Victoria has the strongest pride! Helping to celebrate, some of the biggest names on the road like The Arkells, Tegan and Sara, The Funk Hunters, Delhi 2 Dublin and so many more.

For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/Spirit150Victoria/

Menopause the Musical arrives October 21 #yyjarts @rmts_victoria

Millions of women worldwide have been laughing, cheering and raving about Menopause the Musical, performing at the McPherson Playhouse,
O​ctober 21, 7​:30​ PM.

This original Off-Broadway musical comedy is set in a department store where four women meet by chance while shopping for a black lace bra. After noticing unmistakable similarities with one another, the all-female, all-star Canadian cast joke about their woeful hot flashes, mood swings, wrinkles, weight gain, memory loss, too much sex, not enough sex and more. These women form a sisterhood and a unique bond with the audience as they rejoice in celebrating that Menopause is not “The Silent Passage” anymore!

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Just Announced: Jesse Cook at The Royal Theatre #yyjmusic @rmts_victoria

Jesse Cook will perform music from his upcoming album “Beyond Borders”, along with guest artists and instrumentation, at the Royal Theatre on October 25 at 7​:30​ PM. [Ticket Info]

Jesse Cook is a Canadian guitarist, composer, and producer. Widely considered one of the most influential figures in “nuevo flamenco” music, he incorporates elements of flamenco rumba, jazz & many forms of world music into his work. He is a Juno Award winner, Acoustic Guitar (magazine)’s Player’s Choice Award silver winner in the Flamenco Category, and a three-time winner of the Canadian Smooth Jazz award for Guitarist of the Year. He has recorded on the EMI, E1 Music and Narada labels and has sold over 1.5 million records worldwide.

“Guitar virtuoso Jesse Cook is a walking embodiment of the gypsy music he plays: eclectic, energetic, and very exciting. Perhaps that is why he says that his music chose him, and not the other way around. After all, he does seem like the perfect candidate.
– The Star Online –

Beatles vs Stones “Tribute Bands” Nov. 13 #yyjmusic

It’s a rock’n’roll shoot-out… the good guys and the bad boys.
Beatles vs Stones performs at the McPherson Playhouse, N​ovember 13,
7​:30​ PM.  Tickets on sale M​ay 29 at 10​:00​ AM

The two greatest rock ‘n’ roll bands of all time face off on-stage with tributes to The Beatles and The Rolling Stones. Taking the side of The Beatles is Fab Fourever, Canada’s top Beatles tribute band. With brilliant musicianship and authentic costumes and gear, they’ll perform all the beloved Beatles’ hits from the 1960’s. They face off against The International Rolling Stones tribute band Satisfaction, who offer faithful renditions of the music and style of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and the Bad Boys of the British Invasion.

Both groups produced an array of hits that changed musical history and inspired a debate that has never been settled… Which is the greater band? Now… these two world-class tribute bands will try and settle the score with an onstage duel that their fans in the 1960’s could only dream about. Beatles vs Stones In Concert!

McPherson Playhouse
N​ovember 13, 2017 | 7​:30​ PM
Tickets are $44.00*