Music

Kaash Paige, photo by Andy Wang.

In photos: The Function rocks Victoria

The Function, a new BIPOC music festival that features both emerging Canadian talent and international artists, hit Victoria for the first time at the end of August. Along with the…

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…
Photo provided by Stephen Bailey.

Victoria’s music scene loses Subculture Club

Bailey and Subculture Club Co-Founder Rob Nesbit’s passion for inclusivity and accessibility is clearly reflected in the fond memories that folks like Gonzales have of their first show at Subculture…

Victoria releases new Music Strategy to boost local artists

In November, the City of Victoria Council approved its final version of a new Music Strategy. More than two years in the making, this strategy outlines the strengths and weaknesses…
5Days performance screenshot, via UVic Fine Arts School of Music.

UVic Music Student’s Association hosts concert to amplify diverse voices

For years now, the Phillip T. Young Recital Hall has been holding concerts. As the main performance space for the UVic School of Music, the venue has hosted everything from…
A show by music artist Psychic Pollution

Eighth annual Eventide music event brings virtual live music to Victoria

For the eighth year in a row, CFUV is bringing the Eventide Music Series to Victoria.  The Eventide series is an eight-week-long free music series that spans numerous genres. The…
Black History Month Kristina Adams concert

UVic music student organizes benefit concert celebrating Black composer

“It’s my heritage, and I want to share it” When the Black Lives Matter movement shook the world last summer, conversations about injustice and inequality often turned to institutions in…
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The Traveling Singer: Michael Bernard Fitzgerald brings his Greenbriar farm concerts to Victoria

Are you a lover of folk music? Have you been missing the draw and excitement of live music? Well, look no further, Michael Bernard Fitzgerald is bringing his Greenbriar farm…

Sinatra and the Count: A Benefit Concert for Sno’uyutth Legacy Scholarship featuring Joe Coughlin and the Phil Dwyer Orchestra

Sinatra and the Count at Dave Dunnet Community Theatre on April 18 is Coughlin's celebration of the great musical collaboration between Frank Sinatra and Count Basie Orchestra that was most…