Just Announced: LOWEST OF THE LOW @marywinspear @LowestOfTheLow #yyjmusic

Lowest of the Low
October 1, 2017
Mary Winspear Centre-Sidney
Tickets: $55.65

Formed in the early 1990’s, Toronto based alternative rock group Lowest of the Low quickly became one of the most influential bands on the Canadian Alternative music scene. Earning critical acclaim and widespread radio play, their debut album Shakespear My Butt became one of the bestselling independent releases in Canadian history. Continue reading “Just Announced: LOWEST OF THE LOW @marywinspear @LowestOfTheLow #yyjmusic”

Solar eclipse open house at @UVic observatory #yyjevents

Solar eclipse open house at UVic observatory

The observatory at the University of Victoria will host a special open house for the public Aug. 21 to view the total solar eclipse – the first such eclipse since 1918 to cast its shadow from coast to coast in North America. In Greater Victoria, the eclipse will cover 90 per cent of the sun. Continue reading “Solar eclipse open house at @UVic observatory #yyjevents”

Images from #Canada150 @EsquimaltBC

Esquimalt was rockin’ over the weekend as Esquimalt hosted a party in the park marking Canada 150.  It was the legends of Canadian Rock including local blues god Jason Buie, Nick Gilder and Sweeney Todd and Doucette.

PlayInVictoria.net was there and captured a few images.  If you missed it, take a look at our GALLERY

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Canada 150 at Bullen Field #yyjmusic

Bullen Field in Esquimalt is the place to be on August 12, 2017 as the Township continues its Canada 150 celebrations with a full day of music, cultural performances, food, and more.

Nick GIlder – Sweeney Todd  Photo: Brad Edwards

The celebration—free to the public—will take place from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., with main stage performances starting at 1:30 p.m. Headlining main stage will be the Nick Gilder & Sweeney Todd Group. Additional main stage performers will include Jerry Doucette and The Jason Buie Band.

“Canada 150 is a year-long celebration and we are keeping the party very much alive in Esquimalt with our celebration at Bullen Field,” said Mayor Barb Desjardins. “We urge everyone to join us for a great day of music, performances and community participation. We are proud to host this free event, which will be taking place on the traditional territories of the Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations.”  Continue reading “Canada 150 at Bullen Field #yyjmusic”

Black Angus On The Breakwater Barge #yyjmusic @gvicharbour

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority and Deanna Young Promotions presents The Breakwater Barge. Join us Friday August 11th from 5PM to 9:30PM for Black Angus, starting the night off at 5:30PM will be Jon Reid (johnny Galactic).

Black Angus is about good songs, good humour, good friends, and good whisky. Gareth Hurwood is the voice, the guitar, the poetry, and the passion. Alex MacCuaig is the driving force on bass and harmonies. Sarah Tradewell on fiddle brings traditional fire and grace, while Tom Salter on drums ties up the package with his focused drive, and irresistible beat. Continue reading “Black Angus On The Breakwater Barge #yyjmusic @gvicharbour”

Victoria Symphony Splash TONIGHT

Victoria Symphony Orchestra – Symphony Splash is today. Tens of thousands of people will take to Victoria’s Inner Harbour for the 28th annual Victoria Symphony Splash. From a floating stage in the Inner Harbour, the VS orchestra and special guests will perform, ending with a grand finale performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture – with fireworks of course!

Victoria Symphony Splash is an annual Victoria Symphony event that takes place on a floating stage moored in Victoria’s Inner Harbour. It includes musical entertainment, food, souvenirs and the evening’s highlight: a live performance by the Victoria Symphony. Splash is now one of the largest annual symphony events in North America, attracting up to 40,000 Victoria residents and visitors from all over the world, some who visit Victoria just to see Splash! Over 400 volunteers help to bring the event to the community.

Caleb Hart & The Royal Youths On The Breakwater Barge #yyjmusic @gvicharbour @IAmCalebHart

Greater Victoria Harbour Authority and Deanna Young Promotions
presents The Breakwater Barge. Join us Friday August 4th from 5PM to 9:30PM for Caleb Hart & The Royal Youths. Caleb will be performing double duty as he opens the barge with a solo set then plays 2 full sets with The Royal Youths!

“When you can switch between singing reggae to soulful R&B to sounding just like Shaggy seemlessly, you’re going to blow some minds. Just watch his cover of Shaggy and Rayvon’s ‘Angel’. It’s no wonder his set with the Royal Youth’s at Sugar Nightclub won them a performance spot at Rifflandia. Hart also capped off his year winning a Western Canadian Music Award with his other band Tasman Jude. Continue reading “Caleb Hart & The Royal Youths On The Breakwater Barge #yyjmusic @gvicharbour @IAmCalebHart”

Logan Lucky in Theatres August 18th #yyjevents @eONEFfilms @LoganLuckyMovie

Logan Lucky Advanced Screening Victoria.

PlayInVictoria.net and eONE Entertainment bring you more opportunities to take in some of the hottest movies this summer.  In addition to “The Glass Castle”, PlayInVictoria.net will offer you a chance to win exclusive advanced screening passes to see the all-star cast of: Katherine Waterston, Sebastian Stan, Channing Tatum, Daniel Craig, Adam Driver, Riley Keough, Katie Holmes, Seth MacFarlane, Hilary Swank August 16th. Continue reading “Logan Lucky in Theatres August 18th #yyjevents @eONEFfilms @LoganLuckyMovie”