Upcoming Events

This calendar has the latest list of our upcoming events.

Staff pick: suggested show to hear

Mon
24

Groovin Hard at Hermann's

After playing to an almost-sold-out crowd last fall, Groovin’ Hard Jazz Band returns to Hermann’s for one ...
7:00pm doors at 5:00pm $12; $10 seniors and students

Mon
24

Groovin Hard at Hermann's

7pm doors at 5pm

Tue
25

Ella at 100: A Tribute to "The First Lady of Song": Kim Greenwood, Diane Pancel, Susannah Adams

Karel Roessingh - Piano Joey Smith - Double Bass Kelby MacNayr - Drums Dave Flello - Trumpet Come swing ...
7:30pm doors at 5:30pm 20/$15 UJAM

Wed
26

Tom Vickery Trio (Jazz Jam)

Join host/pianist Tom Vickery, bassist Sean Drabitt and drummer Kelby MacNayr for one of our favorite jazz nig...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $5/$8 Free after 10 PM

Thu
27

James Danderfer's Classic Quartet: Oliver Gannon, Neil Swainson, Quincy Davis

Twice nominated "best jazz clarinetist" in the National Jazz Awards, LEO award-winning composer/performer Jame...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $20

Fri
28

A Benefit: the millies, Mollie Kaye, Elizabeth Adilman, Lynda Raino

The Millies deliver luscious, red-velvet-layer cake harmonies from the golden era of pop, broadway and jazz wi...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $20

Sat
29

The Great American Songbook: Louise Rose, Joey Smith, Kelby MacNayr

Each month, for one special Saturday afternoon matinee, three of the West Coast's top interpreters of the Grea...
2:00pm doors at 12:30pm 20/$18 UJAM VJS/ $12 students

Sat
29

Bob Dylan Tribute!: Two Bobs and a Mule

Lucky Budd (guitar and vocals) Chris Van Sickle (piano, Hammond organ and vocals) Marc Jenkins (guitar, peda...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $20

Sun
30

Dixieland Express

3:00pm - 6:00pm doors at 2:00pm $12

Sun
30

Kelby MacNayr & Friends feat. Miguelito Valdez: Ryan Oliver , Tony Genge, John Lee, Kelby MacNayr, Miguelito Valdez

Band-leader, composer, drummer Kelby MacNayr brings together an ALL-STAR quintet in a special project explorin...
7:00pm doors at 6:30pm 20/$18 UJAM VJS/ $12 students

May
1

Greater Victoria Big Band

Come join Keith Fraser and band for an evening of fun, jazzy tunes at Hermann's Jazz Club! We've got everythi...
7:00pm - 9:30pm doors at 5:00pm $12

May
2

Cafe historique: The First Media War: The Protestant Reformation and the Power of Print

Café Historique Spring 2017 Lecture Series Postponed from the night of the big snowstorm of '17! In this las...
6:30pm doors at 5 FREE - by rsvp only

May
3

Tom Vickery Trio (Jazz Jam)

Join host/pianist Tom Vickery, bassist Sean Drabitt and drummer Kelby MacNayr for one of our favorite jazz nig...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $5/$8 Free after 10 PM

May
4

Pablo Cardenas Trio Plays Bill Evans: Peter Dowse, Kelby MacNayr, Andrew Greenwood

Pablo Cardenas Trio Plays Bill Evans w/ special guest Andrew Greenwood "I've never approached the Piano l...
7:30pm doors at 5:30pm 20/15 students

May
4

Pablo Cardenas

Pablo Luis Cardenas is a pianist with the ability to play in a multitude of styles each with enthusiasm, skill...
7:30pm doors at 5:30pm $20

May
5

Divided by Five: Billy Mendoza, Clint Swanson, Kelly Fawcett, Damian Graham, 'Art Booker'

Billy and I will be doing most of the singing (He is an incredible singer as well as being one of Vancouvers f...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $20

May
6

Shady Blues Band (ft), Wayne Kozak , Rob Johnson, Cliff Maddix, Dave Emery

Come on out for a rockin jam at the queens with "Shanna Dance and the shady blues band". We are a newly for...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $20

May
7

The ANTON SCHWARTZ QUINTET

The ANTON SCHWARTZ QUINTET was just awarded NORTHWEST ACOUSTIC JAZZ ENSEMBLE OF THE YEAR by Earshot, the Seatt...
7:30pm doors at 6:15 20/$18 UJAM VJS/ $12 students

May
7

Dixieland & Swing:CanUS Jazz with guests, Al Pease & Janalee: CanUS Hot Jazz Band

There are times when some of the regular CanUS Band members go to Turkey or play the Mac shows and opens space...
3:00pm - 6:00pm doors at 2:00pm $12.00

May
9

5-Time Juno Nominee and Steinway Artist: John Stetch

John Stetch is a jazz pianist who fearlessly brings the elements of traditional jazz into some of pop culture'...
7:30pm doors at 5:30pm 20/$10 s/s

May
10

Tom Vickery Trio (Jazz Jam)

Join host/pianist Tom Vickery, bassist Sean Drabitt and drummer Kelby MacNayr for one of our favorite jazz nig...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $5/$8 Free after 10 PM

May
11

Damian Graham Trio (ft), Joey Smith, Chad Geekie

Come celebrate a new release from one of the West Coast's finest drummers and his amazing trio. For the pas...
7:30pm doors at 5:30pm $15/$10 students

May
12

Vancouver Island Dynamite

KABOOM! Just like that, it exploded. Its GROOVING debris, spreading FUNKY shrapnel all across the island. Hel...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm 15/$10 students

May
13

Mother’s Day Eve Mowtown: Checo Tohomaso

Harmony and tone are key components of any soul singer worth their salt. That’s the gospel according to Chec...
7:30pm doors at 6:00pm $20

May
14

Mother's Day: Edie DaPonte, Tom Vickery

Bring Mum! A wonderful singer - a wonderful band - a wonderful afternoon.
3:00pm doors at 2:00pm $12

May
14

Celtic Trio May Tour: Pierre Schryer, adam dobres, Martin Nolan

French Canadian Fiddle Irish Uilleann Pipes West Coast Guitar Advance tickets available at Ivy's Book...
7:30pm 23/16 students

May
15

Song's of Spring and Love: U-JAM Vocal Jazz Jam

UJAM Singers and players very welcome U-JAM celebrates Spring with our "Song's of Spring and Love" - open ...
7:00pm doors at 5:30pm $5/$10

May
17

Jazz Wave: Oak Bay High

Oak Bay High’s Senior Vocal Jazz Ensemble – Jazz Wave – “A Wave Goodbye!”
5:30pm doors at 4:30pm Free

May
17

Tom Vickery Trio (Jazz Jam)

Join host/pianist Tom Vickery, bassist Sean Drabitt and drummer Kelby MacNayr for one of our favorite jazz nig...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $5/$8 Free after 10 PM

May
18

Goin' to Chicago: David Vest

David Vest and his band salute the legends of Chicago blues: Muddy Waters, Memphis Slim, Howlin' Wolf and more...
7:30pm doors at 5:30pm $20

May
19

NYC piano sensation Larry Fuller: Kelby MacNayr, John Lee

Celebrating Oscar Peterson w. NYC guest pianist Larry Fuller! The Art of the Trio Series Celebrates the mus...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $22/20 VJS $12 stud

May
20

A Night of Classic Blues: Harpdog Brown, & the Travelin' Blues Show

Old school down home blues played with true grit and honesty. Jordie Edmonds/guitar, Pat Darcus/upright b...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $20

May
21

SS: Kelby MacNayr and friends featuring Miguelito Valdes

7:00pm 20/$18 UJAM VJS/ $12 students

May
21

Dixieland & Swing:CanUS Jazz & guest, Jim Armstrong

There are times when some of the regular CanUS Band members go to Turkey or play the Mac shows and opens space...
3:00pm - 6:00pm doors at 2:00pm $12.00

May
24

Tom Vickery Trio (Jazz Jam)

Join host/pianist Tom Vickery, bassist Sean Drabitt and drummer Kelby MacNayr for one of our favorite jazz nig...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $5/$8 Free after 10 PM

May
25

Blues: Auntie Kate & the Uncles of Funk

Auntie Kate and the Uncles of Funk present an evening of Blues, RnB and soul served up by one of Victoria's f...
8pm - 11pm doors at 6pm

May
26

Pretzel Logic Orchestra

The Pretzel Logic Orchestra is Canada's live tribute to Steely Dan and a labour of love for its nine members. ...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $20 Tickets at: e-mail pretzellogic@shaw.ca, phone 250-589-0545

May
27

Playing the music of Steely Dan: Pretzel Logic Orchestra

Friday, May 26 & Saturday May 27 2 nights only ! Tickets sell fast! Reserve yours now! Res...
8 doors at 6:00pm $20 Tickets at: pretzellogic@shaw.ca, 250 589 0545

May
28

Dixieland Express

3:00pm - 6:00pm doors at 2:00pm $12

May
28

SS:Basses Loaded: John Lee, Peter Dowse, Sean Drabitt, And More!

A Celebration of jazz bass featuring John Lee, Sean Drabitt and Peter Dowse and more!
7:00pm 20/$18 UJAM VJS/ $12 students

May
29

Grapefruit is Impossible

hip hop music with lots of jazz incorporated: solos and jazz harmony throughout. Lineup: Greg Meiklejohn - ...
7:30pm doors at 5:30pm

May
30

Floogo

Making their Hermann’s debut, The Floogo Jazz Quartet is a group of students from Mount Douglas and Reynolds...
6:30pm - 8:00pm doors at 5:00pm 8/$5 for students

May
31

Tom Vickery Trio (Jazz Jam)

Join host/pianist Tom Vickery, bassist Sean Drabitt and drummer Kelby MacNayr for one of our favorite jazz nig...
8:00pm doors at 6:00pm $5/$8 Free after 10 PM

Jun
23

Marc Atkinson Trio, Cameron Wilson

Juno-nominated multi-instrumentalist/composer/arranger/producer Marc Atkinson is one of Canada’s finest musi...
8:30 pm Presented by: Victoria Jazz Society, TD Victoria International JazzFest $25.00 Tickets at: McPherson Box Office, Victoria Jazz Society, Lyles Place

Jun
24

Phronesis

Scandinavian/British piano trio Phronesis have been electrifying international audiences for just over a decad...
8:30 pm Presented by: Victoria Jazz Society, TD Victoria International JazzFest $29.00 Tickets at: McPherson Box Office, Victoria Jazz Society, Lyles Place

Jun
25

Antonio Ciacca Qunitet

Born in Germany, raised in Italy, and educated in the United States, veteran jazz pianist Antonio Ciacca has p...
8:30 pm Presented by: Victoria Jazz Society, TD Victoria International JazzFest $29.00 Tickets at: McPherson Box Office, Victoria Jazz Society, Lyles Place

Jun
26

Myriad3

Toronto-based jazz trio Myriad3 exploded onto the international jazz scene with the release of their debut alb...
8:30 pm Presented by: Victoria Jazz Society, TD Victoria International JazzFest $25.00 Tickets at: McPherson Box Office, Victoria Jazz Society, Lyles Place

Jun
27

Barbra Lica

With three well-received albums out and an international touring schedule to boot, Barbra Lica is a fast-risin...
8:30 pm Presented by: Victoria Jazz Society, TD Victoria International JazzFest $25.00 Tickets at: McPherson Box Office, Victoria Jazz Society, Lyles Place

Jun
28

Wojcinski/Szmanda Quartet

Although pianist Szymon, trumpeter Maurycy, and bassist Ksawery are not only brothers but also accomplished ve...
8:30 pm Presented by: Victoria Jazz Society, TD Victoria International JazzFest $25.00 Tickets at: McPherson Box Office, Victoria Jazz Society, Lyles Place

Jun
29

Gypsophilia

One of Halifax’s greatest exports is Gypsophilia, an award-winning sextet who start with the gypsy jazz of D...
8:30 pm Presented by: Victoria Jazz Society, TD Victoria International JazzFest $29.00 Tickets at: McPherson Box Office, Victoria Jazz Society, Lyles Place

Jun
30

Neil Cowley Trio

A versatile performer, UK jazz pianist Neil Cowley has played for Adele, but has lots of think-outside-the-box...
8:30 pm Presented by: Victoria Jazz Society, TD Victoria International JazzFest $25.00 Tickets at: McPherson Box Office, Victoria Jazz Society, Lyles Place

Jul
1

Scott Hamilton Trio

Scott Hamilton has long been known as keeper of the flame for swinging tenor saxophone in the tradition of suc...
8:30 pm Presented by: Victoria Jazz Society, TD Victoria International JazzFest $39.00 Tickets at: McPherson Box Office, Victoria Jazz Society, Lyles Place