News: 2018 Centennial Square and Beacon Hill Park Music Lineups Released in CityVibe

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Victoria’s 2018 CityVibe guide is available now
The City of Victoria released the 2018 edition of the CityVibe guide promoting festivals and outdoor events happening in Victoria over the summer. Included in the guide is a schedule for the city’s Summer in The Square lunchtime concerts in Centennial Square and Afternoon Concerts in The Park at Cameron Bandshell in Beacon Hill Park. Returning for a third year is the Folk Music Evening Series happening Tuesday nights in July and August at Cameron Bandshell.

We will add as many shows to our calendar with artist links as we can so you can explore the mostly local talent performing. We will slowly add links each concert listing to this post as they are added to the calendar.

CityVibe is available in hard copy and online. To view the 2018 CityVibe guide, CLICK HERE.

Centennial Square Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
(concerts run from noon to 1pm Tuesdays through Thursdays)

July
3 Fall Fair Car
4 Downtown Mischief
5 Man Made Lake
10 Lester Quitzau Trio
11 Kikeyambay
12 BOUSADA
17 Dylan Stone Band
18 Neon Feline
19 Hank Angel and his Island Devils
24 The Leg-Up Program
25 Capital City Syncopators
26 The Nick La Riviere Band
31 Symphony in The Summer

August
1 Symphony in The Summer
2 Symphony in The Summer
7 Blue moon Marquee
8 Tight Hair
9 Phonosonics
14 Grapefruit is Impossible
15 Bucan Bucan
16 Spacetapes
21 The County Line
22 Lost Octave
23 BEL
28 Pacific Edge Chorus
29 Strad Dogs
30 Buskers Festival

September
4 Scars and Scarves
5 Genevieve and The Wild Sundays
6 Wise Child

Eventide Music Series
Free live concerts in Centennial Square Thursday nights in July and August from 6 – 9pm
July
5 Contemporary Indigenous performances (presented by CFUV
12 Versing | Sure | Vague
19 Misc. Friend | Neru | Bob Le Head | Johnny Graves (presented by Audio Growth)
26 Koban | Wire Spine | Ivory Towers | Makara (presented by The Copper Owl & fifty fifty arts collective)

August
2 Bad Hoo | +more (presented by HOLY SMOKES)
9 New Fries | +more (presented by Pretty Good Not Bad)
16 Anciients | Buzzard | Dead Quiet | Under the Mountain (presented by VI Metal Festival Society)
23 Eventide Finale (presented by CFUV


Afternoon Concerts in The Park at the Cameron Bandshell in Beacon Hill Park
(concerts run from 1:30pm – 3:20pm Fridays through Mondays)

June
29 The Naden Band
30 Greater Victoria Concert Band

July
6 The Stomp club
7 The Choir and The Chorus
8 Slim Sandy and The Hillbilly Boppers
9 Lola Parks
13 The Unfaithful Servants
14 Tree Top Trio
15 Stephanie Greaves and Darcy Phillips
16 Bill Johnson
20 Jordan Hanson
21 Commodores Big Band
22 Craig Henderson Trio
23 The Radcliffes
27 Victoria Flamenco Festival
28 The Klez
29 Cookeilidh
30 Ivonne Hernandez

August
3 Victoria Guitar Society
4 Daniel Cook and the Radiators
5 Lust Life Jazz Band
6 Black Angus
10 Albert Head Cadet Band
11 Chris Millington Trio
12 Edie Daponte Quartet
13 Jill Cooper
17 Alfons Fear and Aaron Watson
18 Rueda
19 Westshore Community Concert Band
20 Trio Swing Futur
24 High Notes Flute Choir
25 Susannah Adams Quartet
26 Miranda Sage
27 Eryn Sharmpe Trio
31 Oliver Swain

September
1 Bayside Big Band
2 Yiddish Columbia State Orchestra
3 Cold Cut Combo

Folk Music Evening Series at Cameron Bandshell
(concerts run Tuesday evenings from 6pm – 8pm)

July
3 Luke Wallace | Aerialists
10 Adam Bay | Scotty Hills Band
17 Lo Waight and The Rattlesnakes | Twin Bandit
24 Nick Mintenko | Evan Cheadle
31 Flint & Feather | Quinn Bachand’s Brishen

August
7 Clayton & Joelle | Citizen Jane
14 Claire Coupland | Dug Nugget
21 Alexandria Maillot | The Half Moon Shine