Music News

Show Announcements, News and Updates.


Roseanne Cash

The Farquhar at UVic is thrilled to announce that Rosanne Cash will appear on the Farquhar stage with her tour of She Remembers Everything, a poetic, lush and soulful collection of songs that reckon with a flawed and fragile world.  [Read more]



2019 Ska & Reggae Festival Victoria

March 25: The 2019 Ska & Reggae Festival Victoria has just been announced.  Full details and links at HERE




Longwalkshortdock • Capital BallroomFebruary 24: JUST ANNOUNCED Longwalkshortdock • Capital Ballroom April 6, 2019 • (Victoria, BC) Tickets $19.48.




Wacken Metal Battle Canada

February 19: The Wacken Metal Battle Canada is coming to the West Coast! Hosted by The Invisible Orange & Vancouver Island Metal Festival  Round 1 for BC will be held in Victoria at Logan’s Pub!! Contestants for Round #1 are: Electric Druids Liberatia
Krypteia Forever Frost


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February 17: via VicNews Excitement builds for first Victoria Folk ‘N Fiddle Festival in Sidney.  First headliners announced, wide range of community friendly musical, cultural events planned. A new festival that celebrates roots music and brings together the folk, fiddling and bluegrass communities here and around the Pacific Northwest is in the works for this spring in Sidney and North Saanich. [read more]

Rock Ambleside Park 2019February 4: GSL Group, Ambleside Live and Rock 101 are pleased to announce the complete daily schedule for Rock Ambleside Park music festival, which is scheduled for August 16-18 at Ambleside Park in West Vancouver. See the full line-up and show times here: ROCK AMBLESIDE PARK

January 9: Morgan James ELISE LEGROW Friday, April 5, 2019 – 8:00pm doors open 7:00pm Platinum Room @ Elements Casino, 1708 Island Hwy $32 advance/VJS members/students | $37 at the door On sale Monday, January 14 Victoria Jazz Society Office no service charges (977 Alston St. or 250-388-4423),  and the Royal & McPherson Box Office (250-386-6121 or online at

Atomique Productions, The Zone 91.3 and Phillips Brewing & Malting presents…The Phillips Backyard Weekender returns for another year July 26-28, 2019! Get your early bird tickets while you can! Our exclusive price of $69.99 ends December 31. Cheers to you and happy holidays! See you on the pavement…

Update on Ria Mae’s rescheduled show. Mathew V has been added as support for Ria Mae at Capital Ballroom on Thursday, Feb 21.

December 30: Just Announced: Dead Medow. Heavy psych rock band originally from Washington, DC transplanted to Los Angeles in 2006. Touring the world since 1998, and Making their way to The Capital Ballroom in Victoria, BC on Sunday, February 24, 2019. Advance tickets on-sale now at and in store at Lyle’s Place.

November 27: Best-selling author, actor and lead singer of Great Big Sea, Alan Doyle will be doing a four show run on Vancouver Island! Starting on Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in Victoria, he’ll make his way to Campbell River (May 8), Nanaimo (May 9) and ending in Duncan (May 10). Alan Doyle fanclub presale: Wednesday, Nov 28 10am – Thursday, Nov 29 10pm. General onsale begins Friday, November 30 at 10am for Campbell River, Nanaimo and Duncan shows and at 1pm for Victoria. Additional Info

November 21: Five Alarm Funk is bringing their sizzling, soulful funk to Capital Ballroom on Saturday, March 16, 2019! Advance tickets available Thursday, November 23 at 10 AM on and in store at Lyle’s Place.

November 16: Weird Al Yankovic – The Strings Attached Tour 2019 Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre – Victoria, BC  Doors: 7:00pm / Show: 8:00pm More info