Updates & Events

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 […]

September Fiddle Jam

Our first Fiddle Jam of the season is this Friday, September 6. Come join us and kick off a great new year of fiddle music and fun! 7:00-9:30 pm, doors open at 6:30, in Wheeley Hall at Esquimalt United Church (500 Admirals Road). PLEASE bring a concession snack if possible; any donation would be greatly appreciated. All proceeds go straight […]

June Year End Fiddle Jam

Come join us for one last great jam this year! Let’s make this last jam a great one to celebrate summer and all the great music about to kick off on the island. June 7th 2019 at 7:00pm (doors open at 6:30pm). Location:Wheeley Hall located in the Esquimalt United Church Building 500 Admirals Road See […]

35th Annual Islands Celtic Festival

May 24-26 – Errington, BC The fun starts on Friday, May 24 with a ceili called by Kari-Ann Thor, with live music from our featured artists and dancers from the Treblemakers. On Saturday May 25, we will be showcasing live music all day and an outdoor market from 10 to 4:30. Plus workshops, family friendly activities, sessions, song circles and more […]

Pete Seeger Centennial Fundraiser Concert

A special tribute honouring the life and songs of Pete Seeger on the 100th anniversary of his birth. This show pays tribute to Pete’s life and legacy with songs performed by stellar cast regional musical talent – Mark Hellman, Sue Averill, Jim & Joe Spinelli, Penny Sidor and Tony Turner. This fundraiser concert supports the Iranian refugee program of Trinity CARES and the Syrian Refugee […]