February at Hermann’s

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FEBRUARY AT HERMANN’S

Visit www.hermannsjazz.com for more information on all of these shows
All ages welcome, family friendly & wheelchair accessible.
*Doors 5:30pm &  Showtime 7:30pm unless otherwise noted. Cash only for admission.

MATINEE SERIES
*Doors 12:30pm, Show 1:30-3:30pm. Children 12 and under free

Sunday Feb. 2 CanUS   Reuniting with original members Jim Armstrong on trombone and Donny Clark on trumpet/flugelhorn for this special Sunday!
Sunday Feb. 9  Sunday Southern Gospel Lunch w. Maria Manna f. April Gislason We are introducing this New Series on Sundays once a month. Everyone welcome! Non-denominational. Hermann’s Church of Jazz once a month!
Saturday Feb. 15  Great American Songbook Trio f. Louise Rose Continuing the theme of Valentine’s Day, Louise Rose and band will be tributing to Romantic Songs from back in the day!
Sunday Feb. 16  Tom Vickery/Al Pease Quartet Back at it again by popular demand!
Sunday Feb. 23 Dixieland Express  Come to hear one of the jazz bands that started Hermann’s Jazz Club rocking on Sunday afternoons all these years ago.

UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA CAFES – FREE LECTURE SERIES
*Doors at 5pm, Lecture 6pm-7pm  *Registration through Eventbrite.

Feb. 4th – Cafe Historique – Dr Martin Bunton  Explores the strange story of how history & politics combined to create unclaimed territory in the modern Middle East!
Feb. 11th – Cafe Historique Neil Burford  A chemist’s journey of discovery towards new compounds and materials
Feb. 18th – Cafe Historique Brent Godau  Next Generation Wound Dressings – Connected Health

PARTICIPATE

Monday Feb. 3th Mini-Concert & Open Trad Music Session: Pierre Schryer’s Fiddle Connections Featuring Special Guest Scottish Fiddler Gavin Duncan  Pierre performs with Gavin Duncan, a 3rd generation Scottish fiddle player from the Highlands, who has played with some of the leading modern players of Scottish Traditional music today! Following a one hour performance of these two artists, acoustic Celtic instrumentalists of all levels & ages are welcome to join in an open trad music session.
Thursday Feb. 6th U-JAM Club Night w. Maureen Washington & John Lee!
Club Nights are held monthly to give singers and instrumentalists, of all experience levels, an opportunity to perform with our house band and learn more about a particular artist, composer or genre. All ages are welcome. Questions? Contact: ujamsevents@gmail.com

Monday Feb. 10th All Together Now Choir – All Together Now sings Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5
NO experience necessary, NO music reading required, all are welcome! Marc will teach the song in harmony – by the end of the night, magic happens! We’ll even record it for posterity. *Registration through Brown Paper Tickets
Wednesday Feb. 12th Student Jam Session *Doors 5:00pm, Jam 5:30pm-7:00pm
We are bringing back the Student Jam that Dave Flello ran for 2 decades. All ages, from any school welcome. Bring your instrument, bring friends, and homework if needed.
The Tom Vickery Trio & Jazz Jam *follows student jam, Show 7:30pm
Join Tom Vickery who has hosted this jam for over thirty seven years!!!  Come on down and jam!
 

CANADIAN TALENT – ON TOUR

Friday Feb. 14th Mike Murley w. Harrison Squared w. Shanna Dance Quartet The Shanna Dance Jazz Quartet will be opening for Canadian Renowned  Mike Murley w. Harrison Squared, an incredible high level modern jazz quartet from Toronto featuring  Mike Murley and Steve Wallace. *Registration through Brown Paper Tickets.
Saturday Feb. 15th The VJS Presents Emilie Clare Barlow – SOLD OUT!
Friday Feb. 21st The VJS Presents Samantha Martin and Delta Sugar
Wednesday Feb. 26th Fernanda Cunha Brazil/Reg Schwager Hot Hot Hot! FERNANDA CUNHA is an incredible Brazilian vocalist touring Canada with the living Canadian legend REG SCHWAGER! Reg Schwager has performed with internationally acclaimed artists such as Mel Tormé, Pepper Adams, Hank Jones, Diana Krall, Rob McConnell, Oliver Jones, Dave Young and Don Thompson.  A show not to be missed!

FEBRUARY VALENTINE’S EVENTS

Thursday Feb. 13th The Blue Hearts Come Join Mark Comerford and Hank  Lionhart with the Blue Hearts for Valentine’s Eve! An annual tradition!
Friday Feb. 14th Mike Murley w. Harrison Squared w. Shanna Dance Quartet  Special Valentine’s Day opens with the Shanna Dance Jazz Quartet featuring two high profile couples in the Victoria Music Scene, who will be opening for Canadian Renowned  Mike Murley w. Harrison Squared. Harrison Squared is a modern jazz quartet from Toronto featuring Mike Murley and Steve Wallace.*Registration through Brown Paper Tickets.
Sunday Feb. 16th  An Intimate Evening with Grapefruit Is Impossible    This music is a creative fusion of jazz and hip-hop, funk, and soul. They are a very interactive, engaging band, who’s main focus is to create an atmosphere of inclusivity, positivity, and fun!

 

  FEBRUARY MARDI-GRAS WEEKEND!

Friday Feb. 28th Shanna Dance: Mardi Gras Party    Shanna and Jonnie are back at Hermann’s with a dynamite band for another tribute to the music of New Orleans with a Mardi Gras punch!  *Registration through Eventbrite.
Saturday Feb. 29th  David Vest:  The Soul of Mardi Gras  David Vest has played Mardi Gras celebrations from Florida to Galveston, because Fat Tuesday is celebrated all up and down the Gulf Coast, far beyond New Orleans. Come groove to classic Mardi Gras beats by David and his band, with a spotlight on Professor Longhair, the Bach of Rock.

LOCAL TALENT – WHY VICTORIA DESERVES HERMANNS!

Saturday Feb. 1st The Victoria Americana Festival f. Twin Bandit Annie Lou & Jess Cobb
From the Mississippi Delta to the Mountains of Appalachia, Americana in all its diversity is the breadbasket of modern music. Join Oliver Swain and some of BC’s top Singers, Song-Writers and Instrumentalists to celebrate this vast tradition!
Sunday Feb. 2nd John Lee Trio The Art Of the Trio Series  The beginning of a monthly series from the exciting award winning multi instrumentalist John Lee featuring the vast repertoire from traditional to contemporary eras.
Tuesday Feb. 4th  Passages – Album Release Concert: Gord & Olivier Clements Quintet  “Passages” features intertwining lines and engaging melodies from Gord Clements on tenor saxophone and bass clarinet and his son Olivier on flugelhorn and trumpet.
Wednesday Feb. 5th & 19th  Kelby MacNayr and Friends  TBA   Kelby MacNayr features a rotation of the best jazz musicians on the west coast of Canada.
Saturday Feb. 7th & 8th  Pretzel Logic  The Pretzel Logic Orchestra (nine members) is Canada’s premiere live tribute to Steely Dan! These guys have the chops it takes to interpret the complex and quirky material of the iconic 70’s rock band.
Thursday Feb. 20th Tribute to Nina Simone: Lorraine Nygaard  Do not miss the chance to celebrate Nina Simone’s Birthday with us at Hermann’s!
Saturday Feb. 22nd Pablo Cardenas  This Cuban pianist has the ability to play in a multitude of styles each with enthusiasm, skill and finesse, charisma and charm.
Sunday Feb. 23rd Angela Verbrugge “The Night We Couldn’t Say Good night” Album Release Angela Verbrugge is an incredible singer that has recently moved to Victoria from Vancouver, and is sure to warm your heart!
Monday Feb. 24th Best Coast Big Band Performing all your favorite Big Band Classics!
Tuesday Feb. 25th Andrew Greenwood Tribute to Roy Hargrove’s RH Factor  Andrew Greenwood plays tribute to Roy Hargrove’s band RH Factor with the incredible Miguelito Valdes!
Thursday Feb. 27th The Victoria Django Festival Presents The Hot Club at Hermann’s   The roaring 20’s are back with the best in Romani-French Swing. The Victoria Django Festival is kicking things off with Club Voltaire featuring Adam Dobres, Richard Moody, Oliver Swain, Reuben Weir and Paul Dowd.

Arts on View Society is proud to continue Hermann’s 38 year old tradition of welcoming all ages, whether singles, solos, couples, or family’s. A place for all to come together to experience & share live music! 

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