Happy Monday, Victoria!
On today’s agenda we have plenty of musical concerts to check out plus the island’s biggest spoken word event taking place!
Kickstart your week with these 5 things to do in and around Victoria today.
It’s back! The 10th Annual Victorious Voices Youth Arts Festival is the island’s biggest annual spoken word event and the longest running youth spoken word festival in the country.
With award-winning feature poets, workshops, special showcases and the High School Slam Championships, year 10 will be an event you won’t want to miss!
- When: 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- Where: The Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street
One of Canada’s biggest musical power couples is coming to Victoria tonight!
With six Juno awards split between them, Raine Maida (Frontman with Our Lady Peace) and Chantal Kreviazuk will bring songs from their new album to the McPherson Playhouse.
- When: 7:30 p.m.
- Where: McPherson Playhouse, 3 Centennial Square
See Victoria’s comics work on their newest, weirdest jokes at the best downtown pierogi bar! Amazing food, stellar cocktails, and fun open mic comedy.
- When: 7:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- Where: SüLT Pierogi Bar, 609 Yates Street
Come down to Hermann’s Jazz Club and take part in this all-ages drop in choir night!
Learn the silky smooth harmony’s of Prince’s perfect ballad and Sinead O’Connor’s Biggest Hit and perform the song at the end of the night as a group! Recorded for posterity.
- When: 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
- Where: Hermann’s Jazz Club, 753 View Street
Check out this live six-piece Celtic folk band featuring music from England and the Celtic Nations!
Knacker’s Yard’s performances is perfect for fans of the folk ballad genre, ancient mariner tunes, shanties, jigs, reels, drinking tunes, and songs of love and war. Listen to the authentic “Irish raw sound” as described by “The Irish Rovers.”
- When: 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
- Where: The Irish Times, 1200 Government Street