January 31st

It’s the end of the working week and, thus, time to dance. Headbang at Felicita’s to some good old-fashioned rock and roll or learn some salsa steps at the Victoria Event Centre! 

Whatever you do, we hope you find your dancing shoes at any one of these amazing events happening this Friday, January 31st!

Felicita’s Battle of the Bands

Experience the best up-and-coming local bands competing live to win $750, a day in a record studio, and a Friday or Saturday headlining show per semester! Each Friday night features many amazing local bands giving their all for a chance to take the next musical step. It’s worth the watch. 

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
  • Where: Felicita’s Pub at the University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Road

Latin Funk & Soul Music at the Victoria Event Centre

Latin Funk & Soul Night is back on January 31st! This will be another night where Latin/Cuban music will be blended with some of the best Funk, Soul, and R & B music of all time as performed by Pablo Cardenas & The West Coast Cuban Orchestra. 

Plus, the amazing Christina Morrison will be leading the Salsa class and performing for you all with her company Salsa Caliente! 

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
  • Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street

Spring Festival Spectacular

Spring Festival is also known as Lunar New Year. To celebrate this cultural tradition, Ocean Rain Arts Academy presents the 3rd Spring Festival Spectacular with a collection of local elite talents, including the famous Ballet Etoile Canada and Ocean Rain Arts Academy, as well as local artists from multi-communities. 

As always, the net proceeds will be donated to the Big Brothers and Big Sister of Victoria Area in their many projects and community works in education and mentorship for children and youth.

  • When: 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Where: Dave Dunnet Community Theatre, 2121 Cadboro Bay Road

UVic Orchestra and Xheni Sinaj at the Farquhar

Enjoy the incredible talents of Albanian pianist Xheni Sinaj, who has won several national piano awards in her home country and is a first-year Master’s student in the University of Victoria’s music program. 

With conductor Ajtony Csaba, hear compositions from Schubert, Beethoven, and Tchaikovsky, plus a composition developed in collaboration with Lindsay Delaronde, Faculty of Fine Arts Indigenous Resurgence Coordinator.

  • When: 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
  • Where: Farquhar Auditorium at the University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Road

Cabin Fever at the Copper Owl

Join Deepend Promotions for their last party at the Copper Owl as they close things down in style. Residents J Feud and James Teej play back to back all night.

Although this sweet and storied little venue is closing down, Deepend Promotions will continue to bring you more Cabin Fever parties in future at new venues!

  • When: 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
  • Where: Copper Owl, 1900 Douglas Street