ZAUM live @LogansPub TONIGHT #yyjmusic @zaumdoom @AsherMedia

ZAUM is a passage toward the dark realizations of the old world; a monolithic doomy mantra based meditative experience forged by bass and drums interwoven with sitar, woodwind, string and synth textures. Based in New Brunswick, Canada – observers experience a tranquil resonance whereby the astral and physical planes can co-exist and be understood from a natural perspective.

Their debut album “Oracles” released in June 2014 was nominated for an ECMA Award for Best Loud Recording and reviewed 100+ times – subject to much critical acclaim primarily throughout Europe. In their 1.5 years as an active touring band ZAUM have amassed 100+ shows (mainly international) under their belts including support stints for Voivod, Pentagram, and Cauldron. ZAUM’s second and latest full length musical chapter “Eidolon” was released October 24, 2016 via I HATE worldwide. Continue reading “ZAUM live @LogansPub TONIGHT #yyjmusic @zaumdoom @AsherMedia”

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Ribfest Schedule is out. Music, Ribs, mmmm #yyjevents @EsqRibFest

The Esquimalt Ribfest is about family, community, volunteers, kids, participation, and fun!

Come for a weekend of ribs, amazing local entertainment, delicious local craft beer and cider. Free kid’s activities, local vendors, all for guaranteed Family Fun.

All funds raised are returned to the community through the Esquimalt Firefighters Charitable Foundation and the Esquimalt Ribfest Society. The proceeds go to local charities and school sponsored activities.

Here’s the line-up for this years:

Friday, September 8th

4p Scenes from Everyday Land
5p Rock Steady
6p Big Smoke

Continue reading “Ribfest Schedule is out. Music, Ribs, mmmm #yyjevents @EsqRibFest”

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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”

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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”

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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. 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”

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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”

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COOKEILIDH – Live in the Still House! #yyjmusic @VCaledonian @COOKEILIDH

Come celebrate the official launch of the Production Floor in the Still House at the Victoria Caledonian Brewery & Distillery with live music from Cookeilidh! This will also be the release of the much anticipated Gowden Locks Amber Ale. So come hang, dance, taste, and drink with Cookeilidh and the Twa Dogs!

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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”

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