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December Fiddle Jam!

Friday December 6th. 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% off […]

Ashley MacIsaac & Quinn Bachand

November 23 Mark your calendar!  Ashley MacIsaac is coming back to Victoria!   After last February’s two sold out shows on February 9th and 11th,  we had lots of folks who unfortunately missed out on seeing Ashley and Quinn, so we’re bringing them back for a concert on  Saturday, November 23rd at the First Church of […]

Oliver Swain & Eli West

While Oliver Swain is well known to BC audiences, Eli West has been toiling away south of the border, developing a style and creativity that oozes understated talent. And his work has not gone unnoticed. A busy touring artist with stops from North Carolina to Japan this spring, Eli has also been tapped by BC’s […]

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 […]

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 […]

French Canadian Fiddle Workshop with Pascal Gemme

Pascal Gemme, of the Quebecois trio Genticorum, is one of Quebec’s national treasures and popular traditional musicians. For the last 20 years he has been unearthing seldom-heard songs and melodies, interpreting them with virtuosity in his unique and unmistakable style. Saturday April 13th at Esquimalt United Church Intermediate fiddle: 9-10:30am Intermediate+/Advanced fiddle: 11am-12:30pm $25 per […]

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