Jul
5
8:59 pm20:59

Daniel Lanois

One of Canada's great musical treasures and guy who probably has mystical powers of some kind. 

Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets $29.50, Available online HERE

Aug
19
Aug 20

Quantic (Live) w/ Flamingosis & Hubbz

Incredible line-up of super smooth and groovy electronic-based music. This is going to be fucking awesome.

Imperial, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets $25, available at Beatstreet, High Life, Zulu Records, Red Cat (Main, Hastings), online HERE.


Jun
23
Jun 25

Jurassic 5 (2 Shows)

One of the greatest hip-hop groups of all-time and one of the most influential acts in my own listening life.

Commodore Ballroom, Vanccouver, 19+, Tickets $45 + s.c.

Friday, June 23 - TICKETS

Saturday, June 24 - TICKETS

Jun
14
Jun 18

VICTORIA SKA & REGGAE FEST XVIII!

The finest week of music in British Columbia. Tarrus Riley, The Skints, Booker T. Jones, The Black Seeds - God, just look at this lineup. 

Ship Point/Inner Harbour + various venues, Victoria, All Ages/19+, Passes and single tickets for all the show available HERE.

May
26
May 27

Neon Steve & Friends - Pleasensations 6 Debut

Victoria hero Neon Steve getting sultry for a hometown party with the debut of his always stellar Pleasensations series. 

Sugar Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, No-presale! $10 at the door. Old school.

May
26
6:00 pm18:00

Father John Misty

Crooning hipster-scum who released what will be end up being one of the best albums of 2017, Pure Comedy.

Malkin Bowl (Stanley Park), Vancouver, All-ages, Tickets $49.50 + s.c., Available online HERE.

May
19
May 20

SkiiTour w/ Mt. Doyle

Some of the west coast's finest DJing with SkiiTour and the mighty Mt. Doyle.

Waverly Hotel, Cumberland, 19+, Tickets $20, Available at the Waverly, Stack Shack Records and online HERE. 

May
18
May 19

The Odds

Can-rock legends and band that has at least songs that every Canadian knows.

Distrikt, Victoria, 19+ 

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

May
12
7:00 pm19:00

Oddisee

One of the best rappers working today. If you haven't heard his latest, The Iceberg, you're blowing it. Sort it out and listen to it. Also, go see this show.

Biltmore Cabaret, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets $20, Available online HERE

May
7
May 8

Bob Le Head

Lofi Hiphop producer and curator of very chill things.

Copper Owl, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $10 cash at the door. Old school.

May
5
May 6

Compassion Gorilla

Lovely grooves, folky storytelling and a Latin/World-Beat base.

Victoria Event Centre, Victoria, Tickets $12 advance/$15 at the door, available online HERE

May
4
May 5

Deekline

One of the all-time great breaks DJs returns to Victoria.

Distrikt Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $10, Available at the Strathcona and online HERE

Apr
29
6:00 pm18:00

Clinton Fearon (Acoustic) (Early show!)

Reggae legend, former frontman of the Gladiators, gets all warm and cozy with his acoustic guitar.

Distrikt Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $14.50-$16.50, Available at Lyle's Place, Vinyl Envy and online HERE

Apr
27
Apr 28

Stickybuds w/ Illvis Freshly & Driftwood

One of BC's finest DJs and purveyor of all things funky, crunkly and stankly.

Distrikt, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $20, Available at Strathcona Hotel, Lyle's Place and online HERE

Apr
22
7:00 pm19:00

Bilal

One of the most important people working in soul music today. A goddamned legend.

Upstairs Cabaret, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $25, Available online HERE.

Apr
21
Apr 22

Funk Phenomena 4

One of Rags Music's favourite DJs, MURGE getting intergalatically funky with the homie DJ Koosh.

Copper Owl, Victoria, 19+, $10 before 11, $12 after! Get it while it's hot. 

Apr
20
Apr 21

Fort Knox Five - 4/20 Party!

One of the great go-to acts for the funkiest of electronic good times, despite what my friend Jasta says. Long live FK5!

Distrikt Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, Tickets just $10 at the door. 

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.

Apr
13
Apr 14

Haywyre @ Seasons Festival

Superstar music mind and act I was bummed to miss at Shambhala last year.

Celebrities Nightclub, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets $20, Available online HERE. 

Apr
13
Apr 14

Pomo @ Seasons Festival

One of the best producers going right now. The man behind Anderson .Paak's "Am I Wrong," my favourite track of 2016.

Fortune Soundclub, Vancouver, 19+, Tickets $15.50-$22. Available online HERE

Mar
24
Mar 25

Kytami w. Phonic Ops

Victoria violin hero and badass dnb chick returns home to celebrate the release of new album Renegade.

Sugar Nightclub, Victoria, 19+, Tickets $15, 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.