News: 2019 Centennial Square and Beacon Hill Park Music Lineups Released in CityVibe

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CityVibe 2019

Victoria CityVibe 2019
Victoria’s 2019 CityVibe is out now
The City of Victoria has released the 2019 edition of the CityVibe guide promoting festivals and outdoor events happening in Victoria through the summer.

Included in the guide is a schedule for the city’s Summer in The Square lunchtime concerts in Centennial Square, Afternoon Concerts in The Park at Cameron Bandshell in Beacon Hill Park, The Folk Music Evening Series at Cameron Bandshell, The Eventide Music Series and the new Pop-Up Beer Garden in The Square on Fridays in Centennial Square.

We have filled our concert calendar with most of the shows. Below are links to each listing that provides links to the artists performing.

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

Centennial Square Summer in the Square Lunchtime Concerts
Free lunchtime concerts in Centennial Square from noon to 1pm Tuesdays through Thursdays in July, August and September
July
2 Cookeilidh
3 Buskers
4 Buskers
9 Nick La Riviere Band
10 Slim Sandy and The Hillbilly Boppers
11 Damian Graham Trio
16 Black Angus
17 Genevieve and The Wild Sundays
18 Aerialists
23 Grapefruit is Impossible
24 Cheko and The Lion Rockers
25 Dylan Stone Band
30 Symphony in The Summer
31 Symphony in The Summer

August
1 Symphony in The Summer
6 Lust Life Jazz Band
7 Kelby Macnayr’s Swing Rhythm Kings
8 Susannah Adams Quartet
13 Big Little Lions
14 Jordan Hanson
15 The New Souls
20 Mildy Wild
21 Decades After Paris
22 Luke Wallace
27 Caleb Hart
28 Hush Hush Noise
29 The LowdDown

September
3 This Way North
4 Bad Hoo
5 The Leg-Up Program
10 Boogaloo En Orbit
11 Lester Quitzau Duo
12 Lakelse

Eventide Music Series
Free live concerts in Centennial Square Wednesday nights in July and August from 6 – 9pm
July
3 A night of contemporary Indigenous performances (lineup TBA)
10 Hoopsnake | Chunkasaurus | Cycolith | Crimson Witch (presented by Vancouver Island Metal Festival Society)
17 Spesh | Palm Haze | Did You Die | Scars & Scarves (presented by Arts, Culture & Events Office)
24 Mega Bog | Elan Noon (presented by HOLY SMOKES and Regular Occasion)
31 Actors | In Mirrors (presented by Copper Owl & the fifty fifty arts collective)

August
14 Mob Bounce | Debby Friday (presented by VILA Presents)
21 Slam Dunk (presented by CFUV at a special location TBA)

Pop-Up Beer Garden in The Square
Pop-up beer garden with live music, local beer and food trucks in Centennial Square Friday evenings in July and August from 5 – 9pm. All ages welcome.
July
12 Knacker’s Yard
19 Teenage Wedding
26 Flamenco Festival

August
2 Man Made Lake
9 Tight Hair
23 Vancouver Island Metal Festival
30 Wise Child


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

June
28 The Naden Band
29 Victoria Brass Band
30 Greater Victoria Concert Band

July
5 Los Gringos Locos
6 Jaya Bremer Quintet
7 Danna Waldman
8 The Capital City Syncopators
12 Fanfare
13 Wes Carroll Trio
14 Tom and Joey Duo
15 The Sweet Lowdown
19 Robbie Hancock
20 Rhymer and Wells
21 Emily Carr String Quartet
22 Fox Glove
26 Flamenco Festival
27 Fifth Street
28 The Tower of Dudes
29 Ryan Oliver Quartet

August
2 The Salty Quips
3 Scotty Hills
4 Miranda Sage Trio
5 Kelby MacNayre Trio
9 Deb Rhymer Band
10 Albert Head Cadet Band
11 Bowker Creek
12 Sam Cave Trio
16 Troy Rayner
17 Adam Bay
18 The Jonnie 5 Brass Band
19 Victoria Accordian Club Band
23 Carla Olive
24 The Soul Shakers
25 Doug Galbraith
26 High Notes Flute Choir
30 Cascadia Quartet
31 Bayside Big Band

September
1 The Yiddish Columbia State Orchestra
2 Kirin Lamb & William Chernoff

Folk Music Evening Series at Cameron Bandshell
Free folk music concerts on Tuesday evenings in July and August from 6pm – 8pm
July
2 Elder Sister Plum | Rae Spoon
9 Noah Derksen | Early Spirit
16 Matt Stern | Heartwood
23 Kirsten Ludwig | Frontperson
30 Dylan Rysstad & The Country Miles | Reid Jamieson

August
6 Mitchell Green | The High Quadra Ramblers
13 Sail Cassidy | The Unfaithful Servants
20 Graham Nicholas | Qristina & Quinn Bachand
27 The Chorus | The Choir | Megachoirasorus