Mar
3
8:00 pm20:00

P.O.S. w/ Sims

DOOMTREE cohorts and two of the coolest guys in the game, P.O.S. and Sims, bringing that good, forward-thinking indie rap shit.

Fortune Soundclub, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets $14, available online HERE

Mar
4
Mar 5

SkiiTour

BC's funky house masters and past 5 Questions guests return to Victoria for an end-of-winter dancetacular.

Sugar Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, Tickets - First 100 - $10, After $15, Available at Lyle's Place or online here.

Mar
16
8:00 pm20:00

The Internet

Sultry gangsta music. 

Imperial, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets available online HERE. Update: This is SOLD OUT.

Mar
18
6:00 pm18:00

Save Ferris w/ The Elixxxers & Vista Kicks (Early Show!)

Super fun, third-wave ska throwback. Remember Save Ferris? They were in 10 Things I Hate About You, which everyone loves. If you know someone who says they don't love that movie, you know they're lying to you and you need to get that person out of your life.

Venue, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets $22, Tickets available at Red Cat Records, Zulu Records, Beat Street Records and online HERE

Mar
22
Mar 23

Camo & Krooked

The first drum 'n' bass show I ever truly enjoyed was played by these guys. They are builders and destroyers. 

Red Room Ultra Bar, Vancouver, Tickets $15-$20, Available online HERE

Mar
23
Mar 24

Skratch Bastid

One of the great DJs in the world today and a person who brings me as much joy as anyone playing music.

Upstairs Cabaret, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $15, Available online HERE.

Apr
14
Apr 16

Five Alarm Funk (2 Shows! Friday and Saturday!)

The most ferociously fun band on the planet coming to blow your faces off! 

Sugar Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, $20, Tickets for both shows can be picked up at Lyle's Place.

Tickets for Friday (Apr. 14) can be copped online HERE and tickets for Saturday (Apr. 15) HERE.

May
15
7:00 pm19:00

Tanya Tagaq

Captivating Indigenous vocal wizard.

Sugar Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $28.50, Available at Lyle's Place and online HERE


Feb
25
Feb 26

Kill Paris

Intergalactic funk DJ

Red Room Ultra Bar, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets $20-25, Available online HERE.

Feb
18
Feb 19

Kytami w/ Defunk

Canada's badass queen of DnB, the violinsextremist, Kytami. 

Red Room Ultra Bar, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets $15 early bird/$20 advance, available online HERE.

Feb
18
7:00 pm19:00

Tennyson

Adorable genius sibling duo making ridiculously beautiful electronic music, with live drums.

Fortune Sound Club, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets $12, Available online here

Feb
17
Feb 18

Funk Phenomena 3

Three of Victoria's most learned DJs (Including past 5 questions guest DJ Murge) playing their funkiest. 

Lucky Bar, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $10, Available online HERE.

Feb
16
Feb 17

JPOD The Beat Chef w/ Mt. Doyle and Driftwood

The ever-weird and groovy JPOD the Beat Chef, still can't believe it's not the Beat Chief, but whatever. He's still dope. The homies Mt. Doyle and Driftwood will be holding it down with Mr. Podsta.

Distrikt, Victoria, 19+, Advance tickets $8 available online here. $10 at the door.

Feb
16
Feb 26

JFL Northwest

The finest comedy festival in this area of the world returns for another stellar year.

Rags Music highlights include: Todd Glass, Tom Segura, Andy Kindler, Aparna Nancherla and Nate Bargatze

In and around Vancouver. All ages and 19+ shows. For full schedule and ticketing information go HERE.

Feb
12
Feb 13

Father Funk w/ Funkee Wadd

It's a Funk Fiesta with star of my last Shambhala Father Funk and ya boy, the Funkee Wadd.

Upstairs Cabaret, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $15, Available online here

Feb
8
7:00 pm19:00

Run the Jewels

Best act in hip-hop right now and probably of all time. Who else comes out of the gate with three straight classic albums? 

PNE Forum, Vancouver, All Ages, Tickets $49.50, Available online here.

Feb
3
Feb 4

Neon Steve + Friends

First installment of a new quarterly dance night, curated by the homie Neon Steve. This time featuring Jennay Badger and Xavier. 

Sugar Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $10 cash at the door! Old-school. 

Jan
25
Jan 26

Talib Kweli

One of the most consistently good MCs of all times.

Venue Nightclub, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets available online here. 

Jan
18
Jan 19

Holy Fuck

Indie-rock noise peddlers. Backed up by Victoria weirdos Righteous Rainbows and Astrocolor (DJ set)

Sugar Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $20, Available at Lyle's Place and online here

 

Dec
19
8:00 am08:00

Aesop Rock w. Homeboy Sandman, Rob Sonic and DJ Zone

One of the all-time great MCs, touring for his fucking phenomenal album The Impossible Kid. With the mighty Homeboy Sandman, one of the most interesting cats to ever grab a mic. IF YOU LOVE HIP-HOP THIS SHOW IS NOT TO BE MISSED!

Venue Nightclub, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets $30, Available online here

Nov
25
Nov 26

Emancipator

Dude responsible for one of the most beautiful Shambhala sets I've ever seen and just generally great musical-type.

Celebrities Nightclub, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets $20, Available online here

Nov
19
Nov 20

A Tribe Called Red

One of the most important electronic acts working today, touring in support of their INCREDIBLE new album We Are The Halluci Nation.

Sugar Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $26.50, available at Lyle's Place and online here.

Nov
17
Nov 18

Stylust Beats

One of the west-coast's foremost producers of fine electronic hip-hop sludge. Always a crunkly, good time.

Distrikt Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, Tickets just $10 at the door! What a value!

Nov
17
Nov 18

DJ Nu-Mark

You're not going to see a more skilled DJ for the rest of 2016, so get out and see a goddamned legend, Vancouver!

Alexander Gastown, Vancouver, 19+. Tickets just $15, available online here

Nov
8
9:00 pm21:00

Busty & The Bass

Electropop, Power-soul, funk 9-piece. Straight-up dancing goodness.

Sugar Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $15, Available at Lyle's Place and online here.

Oct
29
Oct 30

Stanton Warriors

Breaks legends playing a 3-hour set. Get your crazy costumes and come groove the funk out.

Sugar Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $25-$35, Available at Lyle's Place and online here.

Oct
27
Oct 28

Stickybuds/Slynk

Two West Coast and Shambhala legends getting down. The homie Mt. Doyle will be building up the place B2B with BMID.

Distrikt, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $15-$20, Available at Lyle's Place, Strathcona and online here.