Edie Daponte’s Valentine to You – Hermann’s Jazz Club

Live streaming from Hermann’s Jazz Club in Victoria, join celebrated singer/songwriter, Edie Daponte and her band for a heartfelt concert featuring originals and love songs from around the world. Edie brings the element of surprise to every show! Her range and repertoire travel far and wide crossing musical genres and spanning multiple decades and languages. With Ashley Wey on keys, Damian Graham on drums, Joey Smith on bass and guitar and Richard Moody on violin you’ll fall in love.
You can donate directly to the musicians and this venue at ArtsOnView.ca/Donate

Song Craft Workshop Series #4 – Sad Songs and Waltzes

In the fourth instalment of Song Craft Workshop Series, four-time Canadian Folk Music Award nominee Sarah Jane Scouten will be exploring why we love sad songs. Taking a close look at why we write emotionally cathartic songs, why we connect to them, the treacherous line between expressive and melodramatic, clichés and more. We’ll be taking a close look at some of the top sad songs of all time for your gloomy COVID Valentine’s Day.

Song Craft Workshops are offered free so that anyone who wishes to attend may do so. This is made possible by support by folks who are able. You can show your support via http://www.patreon.com/sarahjanescoutensongcraft or PayPal. Email booking@sarahjanescouten.com to register!

Songs from the Heart with Shawn Bullshields

Shawn Bullshields is a singer, guitarist and harmonica player with natural charisma and professional delivery. His repertoire of songs include the genres of pop, country and folk: the point where they intersect is through his masterful singing voice. Shawn commands instant attention because his voice conveys the truth, beauty and deep meaning within each song, expressed with the full weight of his personal life experience. Shawn sings from the heart and each song is truly a gift.

Photo credit Len Grinke Photography www,grinkecreative.com

Hermann’s Jazz Club’s Virtual Christmas-Concert Gathering

Hermann’s Jazz Club from Victoria, BC, is hosting a Christmas Eve/Christmas Day multi-artist show by live cast! Featuring over 50 musicians pre-recorded from the club through-out December, the segment will be live streamed on YouTube. Musicians, families and audiences across the globe will be able to share the spirit of the holidays together in this virtual gathering and message their love to family/friends in distant (or down the block) living rooms through YouTube chat.

You’ll hear world-renowned musicians such as pianist Pablo Cardenas, whose varied styles are influenced by his Latin and Cuban heritage; David Vest, five-time winner of Canada’s national Maple Blues Award for Piano Player of the Year; Black Canadian Award’s Best Jazz and Soul Artist winner, Maureen Washington, and many more! In the spirit of giving and sharing music, viewer donations will go directly to Music Heals – a worthy charity dedicated to raising funds and awareness for music therapy in Canada.

Connect with our community this holiday on YouTube live stream and share in a musical experience from wherever you are.

Tune in at https://www.youtube.com/c/HermannsJazzClubLive/videos

West My Friend | European Album Release Tour + BC Brunch Show

West My Friend, indie-folk darlings from Victoria BC, recently released their IMA-nominated fourth album “In Constellation” with full symphony orchestra. The core trio of the band planned a tour of Europe for May 2020 to release the album for their European fans, but it was sadly cancelled due to COVID-19. So on May 2nd, the first day of the tour, West My Friend will be performing an intimate trio set in the 1912 Fernwood home of members Eden Oliver and Jeff Poynter. The concert is timed for an evening show in Europe and a brunch show in their home province of BC! So get your eggs benny and a coffee and sit back and enjoy….

Isolation Living Room Sessions with Cherelle Jardine & Marc Gladstone | Facebook Live

Cherelle and Marc will be performing original songs from their band Stone Poets body of work, some of Cherelle’s solo original songs as well as a few select favourite covers.
http://www.stonepoets.ca The show will be live on Facebook on Marc and Cherelle’s Excellent Musical Adventures Facebook page.
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Uzume Taiko Family Show | Facebook Live

Uzume Taiko Drum Group is Canada’s first professional Taiko Ensemble based in Vancouver, B.C. Uzume Taiko drummers present an energetic and spirited show of taiko drumming! We perform choreographed martial arts based taiko drum songs and our repertoire includes a variety of drum playing styles, exciting rhythms and powerful beats. The show is appealing to all ages.
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