You finally made it to the weekend, hopefully free of any snow-caused calamities! Why not celebrate on January 17th with some of the best music, art, and theatre the city has to offer.
The New Souls are a high-energy indie soul quintet hailing from Victoria, B.C., with a mission to craft a unique sound from their boundless love and respect of soul, R&B, and funk music. This week, they’re paying tribute to the one and only Stevie Wonder! Head down to Canoe and get down on the dance floor!
- When: 9:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
- Where: Canoe Brewpub, 450 Swift Street
Not only does his unique Jeff Buckley-esque vocals and compelling songwriting command attention, but Jon Bryant’s lively, emotional and energetic stage presence also pull his audience in and make his art and presence unforgettable. Performing songs off his new album “Cult Classic,” and supported by Vancouver’s Joshua Hyslop, this is sure to be a great show.
- When: Doors at 8:00 p.m.
- Where: Lucky Bar, 517 Yates Street
Have a devil of a good time on January 17th when Mike Delamont returns to the Farquhar stage with Hell Yeah! From the creator and star of God is a Scottish Drag Queen comes everyone’s favourite bad boy, The Devil!
- When: 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
- Where: UVic’s Farquhar Auditorium, 3800 Finnerty Road
Ignore the snow and cold at the Victoria Event Centre on January 17th in favour of a night of Latin American music, drinks, and tortas. There will be a DJ all night, and music will range from some classic Latin American dance tunes to Latin American-inspired electronic dance music.
- When: 10:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m.
- Where: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad Street
One of Victoria’s most versatile and talented musicians, Nick Mintenko is debuting his new single “I’ve Been Waiting,” which is released to all streaming services on January 17th.
- When: 7:00 p.m to 11:00 p.m.
- Where: Jam Factory Guitars, 1040 North Park Street