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Wednesday August 24th Bill Durst

8pm

a singer/songwriter and one heck of a guitar player, he fronted a ZZ Top clone band called Tres Hombres recording solo since 1964, he has opened for some of the biggest names in the business a real treat $$20 door $15 advance
http://www.billdurstband.com

Friday August 26th 8pm Small Town Villains / Christopher Arruda


Malcolm Owen-Floods new acoustic project as a duo it rocks serious good time well done guys. And Christopher is this amazing vocalist /songwriter / piano and guitar guy that you just have to witness special guests: Redwood Green $15 door $12 advance

Saturday August 27th 8pm Captain Ricardos Flying Penquin Brigade / Disasters Edge / tba
hot summer nights are for young rock n roll give er guys give er. $15 door $12 adv.

Sunday August 28th Daisy Debolt

8pm

she is visiting her son on the west coast the same son who mentioned she should come out of musical retirement now that she is retired otherwise what a powerhouse singer and writer she is of the documented folksters Fraser and DeBolt she continues to produce total works of art that needs be witnessed accordion/mandolin/vocals $20 door $15 advance

Monday August 29th 8pm the Displaced Islanders


a family band returns to the island to end off their summer vacationand already sold out

Tuesday August 30th 8pm ish Dress Rehearsal Tuesday For The Love of Words
with your host Bill Levity a written word appreciation nightcome out and share your poems, stories or your favourite piece by someone elsesing it, chant, word break dancing, read off the page, it's a night of word appreciation most empowering and invigorating special guest: Daisy DeBolt $5 for readers$10 for others

Wednesday August 31st 6pm till whenever Longevity Johns th 12 Annual 50th Birthday Party
various local and touring musicians drop in to perform during what has become a very good way to end the summer holidays special guest - Daisy Debolt by donation

Thursday September 1st Dave Cambel and company

8pm

the start of a once a month series Dave sets out on a journey in that search of that eternal funk groove always brings stellar musicians/friends to join in the fray very much fun $15 door $12 advance

Friday September 2nd 8pm The Brights


they return from Ontario with their gentle folk music most engaging a must see and hear $15 door $12 advance
www.thebrights.ca

Sunday September 4th 2pm The Hope King Hour


90 minutes of great entertainment on the first Sunday of each month with a local young musician highlighted $12 door $10 advance

Sunday September 4th 8pm

Amy Cunningham
singer / songwriter calling the Island home these days originally from Brampton, Ontario and from a family of musicians she has grown up singing along to all the folk greats while driving in the family car and it was only time till she recorded her own material special guest Luke Blu Guthrie (from Courtenay) $15 door $12 advance
www.amycunningham.ca

Monday September 5th 8pm Step Twelve


Folk / gospel / indie A duo from Squamish, $12 door $10 advance
www.handtotheplough.com www.myspace.com/step-twelve

Tuesday September 6th 8pm Dress Rehearsal Tuesday various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works
others attempt for the first time all in all it is about community no fear no attitudes just people getting their legs (drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone

Thursday September 8th 8pm Ryan McMahon one of my all time faves at the Showroom this Ladysmith singer/songwriter returns

something just says his time is going to come you should find out why introducing Evan Miller $15 door $12 advance

Saturday September 10th F&M

8pm

they return check them out and you just might be here special guests: Mike Angus / Trainsleeper $12 door $10 advance
http://www.fandmtheband.com http://www.myspace.com/fandmtheband http://radio3.cbc.ca/#/bands/Mike-Angus http://trainsleeper.com/

Sunday September 11th 2pm Anna Borch


a singer/songwriter, a student at Brentwood, she will performing on the second Sunday of each month till next summer. I see a reason to help this gal get her 10,000 hours in and like Hope King she will be introducing a new performer each month $12 door $10 advance

Sunday September 11th 8pm Doc MacLean / Big Dave McLean


two of the best purveyors of the acoustic blues scene

http://badboybluestour.blogspot.com

and on one stage together it was a huge hit last tour $20 advance $25 door

Monday September 12th 8pm Wes Borgs Comedy Night Auditions


So you think you can be funny. not just at stand up, maybe song writing, poetry or a skiteven video come grab 5 minutes of that potential 15 minutes of your fame and let the audience encourage you to continue Wes Borg ..this man has a wicked sense of humour that needs be witnessed A mainstay in the Victoria comedy scene It is our good fortune to have him perform in Duncan (he also brings a van full of out of town acts) $15 door $12 advance

Tuesday September 13th Blues Tuesday

8pm

where various off-duty blues players get together and rent ice time to shoot a game or two of musical shinny always interesting hosts Thor and the Thundercat $10 for audience$5 for musicians

Thursday September 15th Dala

8pm

Dala is their name and melting your hardened heart is their game! folk / pop / rock / young and family

two female vocalists on piano and guitar so cool $20 door $15 advance
http://www.dalagirls.com/

Saturday September 17th 8pm Lakefield / as the Crow Flies / The Ghostbirds
indie rock comes to the Showroom via Victoria / Vancouver they have all performed here before and we all look forward to another great evening of entertainment $12 door $10 advance
www.facebook.com/lakefield: www.facebook.com/theghostbirds

Sunday September 18th 8pm Kinobe


returning to the Showroom as trio, he brings that west African story telling through rhythm style in a very effective manner a not to miss concert $20 door $15 advance

Tuesday September 20th 8pm Dress Rehearsal Tuesday various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works
others attempt for the first time all in all it is about community no fear no attitudes

just people getting their legs (drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone

Wednesday September 21st 8pm Kim Churchill / Mark Irving / Brent Tyler
three singer /songwriters in the folk / pop / indie rock / roots feel.. one from Australia and two from the Kelowna area all bringing their tours to the Showroom on the same night $15 door $12 advance
www.kimchurchill.com www.markirvingmusic.com www.myspace.com/brentyler

Friday September 23rd 8pm Wool on Wolves


they are a band , plain and simple from Edmonton , all multi instrumentalists having grabbed the attention of audience and media alike they bring their brand of indie folk / rock to the Showroom $15 door $12 advance
www.myspace.com/woolonwolves

Saturday September 24th 8pm Freedom or Death


In June, they played the Last Gang Records/TMKO Show as well as the SOCAN/BMI Party as part of NXNE. They also played the Last Gang/Rosemary Films MMVA After Party with The Arkells, Ian Dsa from Billy Talent, and Brendan from Broken Social Scene among others.

Theyll be releasing the ALTER-EGO record in the fall which will feature the songs on the original EGO record but rearranged (acoustic, orchestral, remix versions). of course I said they could play the Showroom $15 door $12 advance
http://www.freedomordeathmusic.com

2011 winner, 2nd and 3rd place finishers (plus the runner-up gets a chance to perform a song as well) will have a chance to showcase their vocal talents and be live streamed to the universe by donation suggested $10

Sunday September 25th 2pm Duncan Cowichan Summer Festival Duncans Got Talent Showcase

Sunday September 25th Roxanne Potvin

8pm

a new cd of original tunes with a voice and some well chosen words she shows just how good she is her first cd took CBC by storm and it has taken a few years to find this new material and direction we are one of the lucky ones as the cross country tour takes off.. (with a special guest accompanist ) $20 door $15 advance
www.myspace.com/roxannepotvin

Tuesday September 27th 8pm ish Dress Rehearsal Tuesday For The Love of Words
with your host Bill Levity a written word appreciation nightcome out and share your poems, stories

or your favourite piece by someone elsesing it, chant, word break dancing, read off the page, it's a night of word appreciation most empowering and invigorating $5 for readers$10 for others

Wednesday September 28th 8pm Kim Wempe / Gabrielle Papillon / Kaya Fraser
http://groundswellmusic.ca/kimwempe/
details to come

Thursday September 29th 8pm Garnet Rogers


It has been two years since Garnet was herefar too long That voice of his needs be experienced annually as well as the wit / storytelling and immaculate musicianship that he brings to the stage so if you have seen him or have heard of him now is the time to get some tickets $25 advance $30 door
www.garnetrogers.com

Friday September 30th 8pm The Mighty River


a guitar-cello folk duo based out of Vancouver what a cello you say..Im in. $15 door $12 advance

Saturday October 1st 8pm

tba

Sunday October 2nd 2pm The Hope King Hour


90 minutes of great entertainment on the first Sunday of each month with a local young musician highlighted $12 door $10 advance

Sunday October 2nd Dave Cambel

8pm

and friends Dave sets out on a journey in that search of that eternal funk groove always brings stellar musicians/friends to join in the fray very much fun $15 door $12 advance

Tuesday October 4th 8pm Dress Rehearsal Tuesday various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works
others attempt for the first time all in all it is about community no fear no attitudes just people getting their legs (drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone

Friday October 7th 8pm Eli Barsi


www.elibarsi.com

details to come

Sunday October 9th 2pm

Anna Borch
a singer/songwriter, a student at Brentwood, she will performing on the second Sunday of each month till next summer. I see a reason to help this gal get her 10,000 hours in and like Hope King she will be introducing a new performer each month $12 door $10 advance

Tuesday October 11th Blues Tuesday

8pm

where various off-duty blues players get together and rent ice time to shoot a game or two of musical shinny always interesting hosts Thor and the Thundercat $10 for audience$5 for musicians

Thursday October 13th 8pm Mary Murphy


If Irish singers grab your fancy then Mary is your delight go to her link below and see and hear for yourself and trust me on this one you will walk away having been entertained, enlightened and with a new found skip in your steps most delightfull experience $15 door $12 advance
www.marymurphy.ca

Friday October 14th 8pm Michael Waters


his fan base know of the journey Michael brings us all along on with his stellar impassioned performances and always bringing another extremely competent musician to join him and us in the exploration $20 door $15 advance

Saturday October 15th 8pm John Pippus


details to come

Tuesday October 18th 8pm Dress Rehearsal Tuesday various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works
others attempt for the first time all in all it is about community no fear no attitudes just people getting their legs (drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone

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Monday October 24th 8pm Althea Cunningham / Birgit Kuit


http://www.altheacunningham.weebly.com

Tuesday October 25th 8pm ish Dress Rehearsal Tuesday For The Love of Words
with your host Bill Levity a written word appreciation nightcome out and share your poems, stories or your favourite piece by someone elsesing it, chant, word break dancing, read off the page, it's a night of word appreciation most empowering and invigorating $5 for readers$10 for others

Wednesday October 26th or Thursday October 27th The Laws


details to come

Tuesday November 1st 8pm Dress Rehearsal Tuesday various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works
others attempt for the first time all in all it is about community no fear no attitudes just people getting their legs (drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone

Wednesday November 2nd 8pm Dave Cambel


and friends Dave sets out on a journey in that search of that eternal funk groove always brings stellar musicians/friends to join in the fray very much fun $15 door $12 advance

Friday November 4th 8pm Rukus


" Golden age of Rock N Roll " from Elvis to the Beatles

and everything in between played the way you remember hearing them. $20 door $15 advance
www.rukus.ca

Sunday November 6th 2pm The Hope King Hour


90 minutes of great entertainment on the first Sunday of each month with a local young musician highlighted $12 door $10 advance

Tuesday November 8th Blues Tuesday

8pm

where various off-duty blues players get together and rent ice time to shoot a game or two of musical shinny always interesting hosts Thor and the Thundercat $10 for audience$5 for musicians

Wednesday November 9th 8pm Wendell Ferguson


details to come

Sunday November 13th Anna Borch

2pm

a singer/songwriter, a student at Brentwood, she will performing on the second Sunday of each month till next summer. I see a reason to help this gal get her 10,000 hours in and like Hope King she will be introducing a new performer each month $12 door $10 advance

Tuesday November 15th 8pm Dress Rehearsal Tuesday various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works
others attempt for the first time all in all it is about community no fear no attitudes just people getting their legs (drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone

Saturday November 19th 8pm Christa Couture / Cris Derksen / E.S.L


(http://www.crisderksen.com/ ) ( http://www.eslband.com/

Sunday November 20th 8pm Marianne Girard


details to come

Tuesday November 22nd 8pm Dress Rehearsal Tuesday various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works
others attempt for the first time all in all it is about community no fear no attitudes just people getting their legs (drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone

Tuesday November 29th

8pm ish

Dress Rehearsal Tuesday For The Love of Words


with your host Bill Levity a written word appreciation nightcome out and share your poems, stories or your favourite piece by someone elsesing it, chant, word break dancing, read off the page, it's a night of word appreciation most empowering and invigorating $5 for readers$10 for others

Thursday December 1st 8pm Dave Cambel


and friends Dave sets out on a journey in that search of that eternal funk groove always brings stellar musicians/friends to join in the fray very much fun $15 door $12 advance

Sunday December 4th 2pm The Hope King Hour


90 minutes of great entertainment on the first Sunday of each month with a local young musician highlighted $12 door $10 advance

Tuesday December 6th 8pm Dress Rehearsal Tuesday various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works
others attempt for the first time all in all it is about community no fear no attitudes just people getting their legs (drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone

Sunday December 11th Anna Borch

2pm

a singer/songwriter, a student at Brentwood, she will performing on the second Sunday of each month till next summer. I see a reason to help this gal get her 10,000 hours in and like Hope King she will be introducing a new performer each month $12 door $10 advance

Tuesday December 13th Blues Tuesday

8pm

where various off-duty blues players get together and rent ice time to shoot a game or two of musical shinny always interesting hosts Thor and the Thundercat $10 for audience$5 for musicians

Tuesday December 20th 8pm Dress Rehearsal Tuesday various musicians drop in and play a few of their new works
others attempt for the first time all in all it is about community no fear no attitudes just people getting their legs (drum kit and amps are set in place for this evening) $5 for everyone

Tuesday Dec. 27th 8pm ish Dress Rehearsal Tuesday For The Love of Words
with your host Bill Levity a written word appreciation nightcome out and share your poems, stories or your favourite piece by someone elsesing it, chant, word break dancing, read off the page, it's a night of word appreciation most empowering and invigorating $5 for readers$10 for others

Monday January 16th 8pm Andy White


details to come