Updates & Events

The Peripheral Visionaries with special guest Shawna Caspi

October 29 in Nanaimo The Peripheral Visionaries dust off an eclectic mix of hidden gems, largely from the first half of the last century and throw in originals that just seem to fit.  You will be drawn in by their unique arrangements, rich harmonies and instrumentation of swing, jazz, blues, folk & country tunes.  Check out their music […]

The Ecclestons

October 27 ‘Full Contact Folk’ best describes what The Ecclestons bring to the stage. After 14 years together as a band touring all over Western Canada and the US, siblings Colleen (guitar, vocals) Kelt (bass, penny whistle, vocals) and adopted brother Greg Madill (bouzouki, mandolin, bodhran, vocals) have been busy doing their solo projects for the last few years. Known for their infectious […]

VCM Folk & Contemporary Classics: Unplugged

October 27 Wood Hall, Victoria Conservatory of Music, 907 Pandora Avenue 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm Join renowned BC master fiddler Daniel Lapp and guests for an inspiring and educational journey through the history of folk. Through music and stories, the audience will be transported through time and across the world, ending with a foot-stomping, kitchen party-style […]

November Fiddle Jam!

Friday November 1st. 7:00-9:30 pm, doors open at 6:30.  Location: Wheeley Hall in the Esquimalt United Church Building (500 Admirals Road).  Enter off Lyall Street.  PLEASE bring a concession snack if possible; any donation would be greatly appreciated. All proceeds go straight back into your society. Drop-in $5.00, Victoria Fiddle Society Members FREE! Members also receive discounts on VFS-Sponsored events and 10% […]

Workshops – Gordon Stobbe & JJ Guy!

Sunday, October 6    12:30 – 4:00 Gordon Stobbe & JJ Guy will each be presenting workshops with a jam to follow on Sunday, October 6th. Workshops will focus on various techniques and bowing exercises to improve and assist in all levels of playing. Tunes will be taught according to abilities with emphasis on twin fiddle […]

October Fiddle Jam

Our next Fiddle Jam is Friday, October 4. 7:00-9:30pm, doors open at 6:30.  Location: Wheeley Hall in the Esquimalt United Church Building (500 Admirals Road).  Enter off Lyall Street.  PLEASE bring a concession snack if possible; any donation would be greatly appreciated. All proceeds go straight back into your society. Drop In Admission $5.00 at the door Membership: Individual $25.00, Family $60.00.  Payment can […]

In Concert – Alasdair Fraser & Natalie Haas with The BC Fiddle Orchestra

The musical partnership between consummate performer Alasdair Fraser and brilliant cellist Natalie Haas spans the full spectrum between intimate chamber music and ecstatic dance energy. September 21 at 7:30 pm (Doors 6:45 pm), First Church of Christ, Scientist, 1205 Pandora Avenue Advance tickets:  $25 at Lyle’s Place, 770 Yates Street, Nicholas Randall Ltd, 2180 Oak Bay Avenue, the Royal & […]

In Concert – Gangspil

Award Winning Scandinavian Folk Trio featuring Kristian Bugge (Fiddle), Sonnich Lydom (accordion, harmonica) and Vidar Skrede (guitar) September 14th at 7:30 pm (doors 6 pm for dinner service), Upstairs Lounge, Oak Bay Recreation Centre, 1975 Bee Street Tickets $25 available at Oak Bay Recreation Centre (in person or by phone), Nicholas Randall Ltd, 2180 Oak […]

VFS Membership Renewal

Hello VFS members past, present, and future, it’s that time of year again, time to renew your VFS memberships. Your VFS is happy to offer the same great society at the same great pricing as last year:  Individual $25.00 Family $60.00 Drop-in $5.00.   This year we are happy to accept VFS membership fees at the […]