Articles

Articles

The articles system connects profiles in our system to articles written about them, and vice versa. It provides a cultural record of what people are saying about artists, organizations and places in our community, and helps give credit to the articles' creators

Filter Articles

Relevance
Category
Order

Latest Articles

Relevance: All  |   (3)  |  Local Artists (23)
Order: Random  |  By Date Listed

Articles

A passing of the torch for Victoria's rock music history archives

Royal City Music Project co-founder Glenn Parfitt wants valuable cultural material preserved
Published by: Monday Magazine
Author: Don Descoteau

Victoria educator Jerry Bryant was ‘giant musical force,’ taught at Esquimalt High

Jerry Bryant, a blues musician who had a knack for opening doors into the world of music for generations of local students, has died at age 98. The singer and jazz pianist, who was born in Kansas City on April Fool’s Day in 1923, died Aug. 19.
Author: Pedro Arrais
Published by: Times Colonist

Review: Canadian Guitarist West Coast Comerford happy to play blues

A story on west coast Canadian blues guitar man, West Coast Comerford. Comerford has played in many blues bands out of Victoria, including the Rockin' Devils, All Them Blues Band and Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band. The piece was published on Digita
Author: Marcus Hondro
Published by: Digital Journal

1964: Beatles' TV appearance sparked cultural revolution

1964: Beatles' TV appearance sparked cultural revolution
Author: Richard Watts

At 90, Jerry Bryant's not feeling blue

Jerry Bryant celebration concert with the Island Big Band
Author: adrian chamberlain
Published by: Times Colonist

Welcome to rock 'n roll city

Local historian Glenn Parfitt was determined to create a website chronicling the early days of rock ’n’ roll in Victoria — despite the challenges involved in tracking down material.
Author: Mike Devlin
Published by: Times Colonist

Members

Lance Gooderham Ian Gibson David Harris Doug Cunliffe
Author: DocH

High times in Victoria: Remembering the Summer of Love

Remembering the Summer of Love
Author: Mike Devlin

Documentary tells story of Dishrags, Central Saanich all-female punk band

Red and Madame Dishrags are bios of Vancouver’s Red Robinson, the most famous radio disc jockey in B.C. history, and the Dishrags, a key but little-known female punk group from Victoria.
Author: Mike Devlin

Deb Rhymer is dedicated to the blues

Deb Rhymer has worn numerous hats over the years, from Bette Midler impersonator to daycare operator. But the one that fits her best is blues booster. Rhymer, a Victoria native, spends almost all her waking hours dedicated to blues, eith...
Author: Mike Devlin

Michael Demers

Author: Adam Lee
Published by: Victoria Music Scene

Featured Events

Featured Historical Events

Featured Article

High times in Victoria: Remembering the Summer of Love

Remembering the Summer of Love
Author: Mike Devlin
Straight Lines
from Vancouver BC
Hattrick-Vancouver
from Vancouver BC
Roundabout
from Vancouver BC
The Scoundrel
Venue
1978 - 1984
A.O.F.
Venue
1925 - 1940s
Bunny's Hall
Venue
1939 - 1940s

Search the Directory / Archive

List an Event in the Calendar

List a Physical Single Date or Recurring Event

For physical events that happen at a specific time. For example a concert, or dance performance. If there are multiple shows, you can still duplicate your event to cover them all.

List an Online Livestream Event

For online / livestream events. This will allow you to include a livestream url and have it featured in our livestream listings.

Submit a Profile to the Directory

List a Music Band / Ensemble

(Band / Choir / Orchestra etc.)

List an Individual Musician

(Guitarist, Singer, DJ etc)

List a Music Resource

Venues, Event Promoters, Support Services etc.

News + Media

Add / Link a Video

Add a video, which will be linked to profiles, and appear in the video feed

Add / Link an Article

Add, or link to an article about content in the directory.

Log In to Your Account