Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox Spotlight @VicJazzSociety #VicJazzfest

Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox – a.k.a. PMJ to their millions of fans – has become a global phenomenon by putting a variety of vintage spins on contemporary pop hits.

Thursday June 29, 2017 7:30PM | Royal Theatre, Victoria

Please follow and like us:

Short Circuit: Pacific Rim Film Festival #yyjarts @CineVic

Short Circuit returns with a showcase of films from around the Pacific Rim!

{April 18, 2017 – Victoria, BC}  —  After a call for short films from all countries, states, and provinces bordering the Pacific Ocean, we received a record number of submissions for our 5th annual festival! This year we present a journey around the Pacific Rim, with 16 films selected to showcase the diversity of stories from around the edge of the water. We’ve also got panels and pitch events to up your game, and parties to celebrate the films and filmmakers. Presented by CineVic.

Please check for list of films and full schedule of festival events. 
Continue reading “Short Circuit: Pacific Rim Film Festival #yyjarts @CineVic”

Please follow and like us:

Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival underway #yyjarts

The Festival – is entering its 90th year!

For six weeks until May, over nine thousand Victoria-area students of music, dance and dramatic arts are on stages throughout the city receiving adjudications from renowned experts in the arts.

Daily throughout the Festival, talented young people and adults perform in Brass, Classical Guitar, Choral, Composition, Dance (School and Studio), Ethnic Dance, Fiddle, Musical Theatre, Piano, School Bands, School Orchestras, Speech and Dramatic Arts, Strings, Voice and Woodwinds. Our Highlights concerts showcase this amazing talent. Dozens of significant awards and trophies are presented including the Rose Bowl (Classical Voice), the City of Victoria Medallion Tray (Piano), and the Roberto and Mary Wood Scholarship, the largest of its type in Canada.

The public is warmly invited to all adjudicated sessions and Highlights Concerts to support our performers and to enjoy the many outstanding performances.

Hundreds of volunteers help to make the Festival a success.

More info at:

Please follow and like us:

Rock The Shores Cancelled for 2017 @RockTheShores #yyjmusic

Looks like it’s going to be a quiet summer on the Westshore.  And overall, a little quieter for the local live music scene this summer with the announcement of the cancellation of one of the years most anticipated events.  Rock The Shores.

The announcement from Atomique Productions on Facebook read: Continue reading “Rock The Shores Cancelled for 2017 @RockTheShores #yyjmusic”

Please follow and like us:

Tall Tree Music Festival 2017 Line-up Announced #yyjmusic @Talltreemusic

Port Renfrew, BC: Tall Tree Music Festival Announces 2017 Lineup, Featuring:

At the end of 2016, festival organisers asked the Tall Tree Festival community what they would like to see from the event as far as booking talent was concerned. Overwhelmingly Tall Tree was told that people enjoyed the strong Canadian lineup, however wanted to see some higher tier acts that they may not be regularly exposed to.

“So we listened,” comments Mike Hann, Festival Director. “This year we are happy to say that we have talent originating from 7 different countries. The artists that are coming to Tall Tree in 2017 are billed on festivals worldwide, not just in Canada. We couldn’t be more excited for them to come and experience everything that is amazing about Vancouver Island and Tall Tree!” Continue reading “Tall Tree Music Festival 2017 Line-up Announced #yyjmusic @Talltreemusic”

Please follow and like us:

Car Free YYJ 2017 June 18 @cityofVictoria #yyjevents

Car Free YYJ will be back on Douglas Street on Sunday, June 18, 2017 from 11am-6pm. Car Free YYJ will take over Douglas Street for the city’s third annual community celebration with vendors, music, and much much more! Grab the entire family and enjoy your Father’s Day on Douglas Street for this free event!

Location: Douglas Street from Caledonia Street / Chatham Street to Courtney Street.

Cost: FREE



Please follow and like us:

Just Announced: More Headliners for 2017 Jazzfest @VicjazzSociety #yyjmusic


…the final Marquee Series festival headliners!

Tickets available:  Royal & McPherson Box Office (250-386-6121)
On sale: Friday, March 24, 2017

Continue reading “Just Announced: More Headliners for 2017 Jazzfest @VicjazzSociety #yyjmusic”

Please follow and like us:

CineVic Lounge + Open House March 31 @cinevic #yyjarts

The last Friday of every month is dedicated to hanging out with you. This month we’re opening our doors a bit longer and inviting the entire community to check out our “new” digs on Yates Street in Odeon Alley!

CineVic hosts a full slate of filmmaking workshops throughout the year along with recurring programs such as CINESPARK, Film Festivus, Short Circuit Film Festival, and our popular monthly “CineVic Lounge” social, which was standing-room-only last month for a 360° VR film premiere. Continue reading “CineVic Lounge + Open House March 31 @cinevic #yyjarts”

Please follow and like us:

Victoria’s 18th Annual Ska & Reggae Festival welcomes the world June 14 – 18

Victoria’s 18th Annual Ska & Reggae Festival welcomes the world June 14 – 18, 2017. Enjoy free and ticketed festival shows June 14 – 18 at Ship Point Inner Harbour with world-class bands such as Tarrus Riley, Mad Caddies, The Skints, Jah 9, Perro Bravo, and much more! Ticketed Harbour shows June 16 – 17 only $49.50 + s/c for a limited time. All ages, Fully Licensed, FUN! Check

Please follow and like us: