JANUARY 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 Show 7:30pm unless otherwise noted. Cash only for admission.
*Doors 12:30pm, Show 1:30-3:30pm. Children 12 and under free
Sunday Jan. 5 – CANUS Sunday Jan. 19 – Tom Vickery/Al Pease Quartet Saturday Jan. 25th – Great American Songbook Trio Sunday Jan. 26 – Dixieland Express
UNIVERSITY OF VICTORIA CAFES – FREE LECTURE SERIES
Jan. 7th – Cafe Historique – TBA
Jan. 14th – Cafe Scientifique with Dr. Tobias Junginger: How particle accelerators transformed our world and our understanding of it
Jan. 21th – Cafe Scientifique with Dr. Sam Liu: Are smartphones making us unhappy? Doors at 5pm, Lecture 6pm-7pm *Registration through Eventbrite.
Monday Jan. 6th Mini-Concert & Open Trad Music Session: Pierre Schryer’s Fiddle Connections Featuring Adam Dobres 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 Wednesday Jan. 8th 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. Wednesday Jan. 8th The Tom Vickery Trio & Jazz Jam *follows student jam, Show 7:30pm
Join Tom Vickery who has hosted this jam for over thirty five years!!!
Thursday Jan. 9th U-JAM Club Night w. Kim Greenwood
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: email@example.com.
CANADIAN TALENT – ON TOUR
January Funk Series
Thursday Jan. 2nd Evan Crofton f. Ryan Tandy and Damian Graham Evan Crofton tours with Busty and the Bass, a Canadian electro-soul hip hop band from Montreal.
Saturday Jan. 4th Wes Carol Confabulation Album Release Party!
Join the Confabulation for the release of their second studio album ‘Elephant in the Sea’. Friday Jan. 10th Gene Hardy & Kelly Fawcett with the Funky Lowdown
January Jazz Series
Tuesday Jan. 14th Attila Fias Trio
Thursday Jan. 23rd Shades and Hues of Jazz & Blues: Nicholas Bearde w. Cory Weeds Trio Cory Weeds, Vancouver’s leading saxophonist and jazz curator of jazz in brings internationally acclaimed vocalist Nicholas Bearde.
January Folk / Country / Blues Series
Wednesday Jan. 15th David Francey Eleven albums, 3 Juno Awards, one of Canada’s finest folk tunesmiths returns to Victoria. *Registration through Brown Paper Tickets.
Friday Jan. 17th The Fred Eaglesmith Show Starring Tif Ginn Eaglesmith has written, performed and recorded his truth on 21 albums. *Registration through Eventbrite. Saturday Jan. 25th Foghorn Stringband Foghorn Stringband continually and obsessively draws from old-time, bluegrass, classic country, and Cajun music traditions in an ongoing
quest to present a broad span of American historical music with an unparalleled youthful energy, joy, and virtuosity. *Registration through Eventbrite.
Friday Jan. 31st Lester Quitzau & Damian Graham
Soulful acoustic and electric folk, blues and Roots music. With understated mastery and grace, the Juno Award winning musician explores the space between the notes, as much as the notes themselves.
LOCAL TALENT – WHY VICTORIA DESERVES A JAZZ CLUB
(maybe Victoria’s music scene is this amazing because Hermann raised so many musicians)
Friday Jan. 3rd John Lee: Next Generation Jazz Collective. A group consisting of some of the finest young jazz musicians from Vancouver Island, paying homage to some of the greatest music arranged for sextet in jazz history.
Saturday Jan. 11th Kristina Helene & Shanna Dance: Tribute to Eva Cassidy, Carole King & Norah Jones Two talented local songbirds join together to create a magical night of music paying tribute to: Eva Cassidy, Norah Jones, and Carole King. *Registration through Eventbrite.
**Monday Jan. 13th FACADE – Members of the Victoria Symphony return to Hermann’s Do not miss this unique opportunity to hear chamber music, with spoken word in this intimate setting. An evening of 1920’s, jazz-influenced chamber music – the complete Façade Entertainments by Sir William Walton with poetry by Dame Edith Sitwell. Special guests reciters Rebecca Hass and Robert Holliston conducted by Pacific Opera Victoria’s Artistic Director, Timothy Vernon. Also to be performed is the complete music from Bohuslav Martinů’s ballet La Revue de Cuisine and George Auric’s Suite from Malborough s’en va-t-en guerre! *Registration through Eventbrite.
**Thursday Jan. 16th The Yiddish Columbia State Orchestra Led by singer Marion Siegel the band has a big, brassy, swaggering sound they exploit to fullest, with their repertoire of fast danceable music. The band shifts eortlessly from the basic klezmer forms such as freylachs and bulgars to swing and jazz-influenced sounds, with shades of New Orleans style marching bands and even bluegrass thrown in.
Saturday, Jan. 18 David Vest Presents the Mystery of Memphis Slim This five-time winner of the Maple Blues Award for Piano Player of the Year, kicks o 2020 with a rocking good time! So why don’t we know more about Memphis Slim? DCI Vest and his Blue Detective squad will try to crack the case and unravel the mystery.
Tuesday, Jan. 21 Neody HD Quintet Led by Cuban tenor saxophonist Noedy Hechavarria Duharte, performing the music of Jerry Bergonzi and original compositions. Innovative jazz and a solid and breathless performance featuring Pablo Cardenas.
Wednesday, Jan. 22 Kelby MacNayr & Friends Kelby MacNayr features a rotation of the best jazz musicians on the west coast of Canada.
Friday, Jan. 24 Pablo Cardenas plays the Cuban Gershwin Mark this date on your calendar -not to be missed! Pablo Cardenas is a pianist with the ability to play in a multitude of styles each with enthusiasm, skill and finesse, charisma and charm. Thursday, Jan 30 The Ashley Wey Trio: Vol. 2 Double feature Show Back by popular demand after her last sold out show, the Ashley Wey Trio is excited to bring to you the Vol. 2. Set one -Duke Ellington. Set two will feature her most recent original compositions.
January Big Band Performances
Kim Greenwood is back at Hermann’s after her recently sold out show, to front the Commodores Big Band. Come on out for an evening of some of the greatest big band tunes! Something for everyone including swing, latin and contemporary arrangements. MondayJan.28th TheDonLeppardBigBand
Don Leppard big band is back at Hermann’s! This is a full big band playing a variety of big band era music from Duke Ellington to Count Basie to more modern arrangements.
Arts on View 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!