jazz

Nick La Riviere and the Best Laid Plans jazz up Hermann’s Upstairs

Half the fun of going to a live event is the experience. There’s nothing quite like the rush of hearing a live band blare into life amongst a crowd of…

Patrick Boyle, UVic Jazz and Creative Music Ensemble plays in Blues for Eric

On Saturday, November 2 Patrick Boyle and the UVic Jazz and Creative Music Ensemble will perform another Blues for Eric benefit concert in the intimate, Oak Bay Village venue.

Blues for Eric

Former CFUV host to be honoured with several benefit concerts and a UVic scholarship Any music fan who listened to Eric Leblanc’s CFUV radio show knows that he was one…

5 must-see acts at Victoria Jazz Fest

With Rock The Shores, Squamish Music Festival, and Pemberton Music Festival all cancelled, live music in B.C. seems a little bare this year compared to past summers. Fortunately, Victoria is…

Facing closure, Hermann’s Jazz Club hopes to keep the music playing

With the 100th anniversary of the first jazz record ever produced just weeks behind us, Victoria is pushing to resurrect Hermann’s Jazz Club — a local hub for jazz music that has…

Q&A with David Krystal; ‘Lyrically and musically, you have to be honest’

England-born, Toronto-based singer-songwriter David Krystal achieved much of his early success writing jingles for commercials. Now, he is exclusively dedicated to writing serious music. His song “Say You Love Me”…

Events: January 30 – February 5

Arts Saturday, Feb. 1 Phoenix Theatre open house UVic’s Phoenix Theatre is hosting an open house for aspiring theatre students, including a tour of the theatres, meeting current students and…