CFBX Live Music Listing

Friday, May 18/18 – The local band Mother Sun will make its debut at the Pavilion Theatre, 7:30pm. Also on the bill of this licensed all-ages show are Victoria’s Teenage Wedding and Vernon band Volunteers. Admission: $15 at the door

Friday, May 18/18 – Jam session with Jim Cochran & friends at the Westsyder, 8pm. There is no cover charge

Friday, May 18/18 – The Siobhan Walsh Group brings its mix of jazz standards, smooth R&B, and a gospelly groove to St. Andrew’s on the Square, doors at 7pm, music at 7:30. Tickets are $22 each, tax and fees included, available at Kamloops Live Box Office, 250-374-5483 and online at kamloopslive.ca

Friday, May 18/18 – Vancouver crust veterans Mass Grave, along with local bands King Hummungus and Axial, will play an all-ages show at the Grindhouse, 8pm. Admission at the door: $5-10 or pay what you can

Friday, May 18/18 – Jerry DeSouza plays Chances Barside Lounge, 8pm. There is no cover charge

Friday-Saturday, May 18-19/18 – Tight’er plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Friday-Saturday, May 18-19/18 – BC’s only contemporary Indigenous music feast, 2 Rivers Remix, makes its debut at Lytton. More than 18 artists, ranging from thrash metal bands to traditional drummers, will perform, and there is no admission charge. Camping is available. For details, visit 2riversremix.ca

Friday-Saturday, May 18-19/18 – The Young’uns return to The Blue Grotto, doors at 8pm. Admission: $5 at the door

Saturday, May 19/18 – Alset Band plays Chances Barside Lounge, 8pm. There is no cover charge

Saturday, May 19/18 – Singer-songwriter Chris Ho performs at The Art We Are, 7pm. Admission: $10 at the door

Saturday, May 19/18 – The Vidos with Spendo and The Skins play The Dirty Jersey, doors at 8pm. Admission: $10 at the door

Saturday, May 19/18 – Sleepless Nights plays at Tumbleweeds Pub in Barnhartvale, 8pm. There is no cover charge

Sunday, May 20/18 – The Blue Grotto opens for a special Victoria Day weekend show with Forum and six other local bands in honour of the Humboldt tragedy. Doors at 2pm, music starts at 3, and admission is by donation. For details and the full schedule, see the club’s Facebook page

Monday, May 21/18 – The Commodore Grand Cafe & Lounge hosts Open Mic Night, 9:30pm

Tuesday, May 22/18 – Jam Night at The Pogue Mahone Irish Alehouse. There is no cover charge

Wednesday, May 23/18 – Chamber Musicians of Kamloops presents Suite Sounds of Summer – the music of Debussy, Corelli, Berlioz and others – at Kamloops United Church, 421 St. Paul Street, 7pm. Admission at the door: $25, adults; $15, students; free for children under 12

Wednesday, May 23/18 – Jam Night at Chances Barside Lounge, 8pm. Hosted by Jim Cochran, Mark Petrie & friends. There is no cover charge

Friday, May 25/18 – Blues harmonica master Harpdog Brown brings his new Uptown Blues Band to the Blackwell Hall in the Plaza Hotel, 7:30pm. Admission: $20. Tickets: front desk of the Plaza Hotel

Friday, May 25/18 – Jam session with Jim Cochran & friends at the Westsyder, 8pm. There is no cover charge

Friday, May 25/18 – Michelle Simpson Band plays Chances Barside Lounge, 8pm. There is no cover charge

Friday-Saturday, May 25-26/18 – Kamloops’s own Shattered Blue plays The Blue Grotto, doors at 8pm. Admission: $5 at the door

Friday-Saturday, May 25-26/18 – Gorden James plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Saturday, May 26/18 – Tanner Dawson returns to play Tumbleweeds Pub in Barnhartvale, 8pm. Admission: $10 at the door

Saturday, May 26/18 – The Bassment Kamloops hosts Edmonton’s Braeden Gates, doors at 7:45pm, show at 8. There is no cover at the door, though a donation of $20 to the artist is recommended. An RSVP is required: thebassmentkamloops.com

Saturday, May 26/18 – The duo Sweet Santa Fe performs at The Art We Are, 7pm. Tickets: $7 at the door

Saturday, May 26/18 – Mama Soul plays Chances Barside Lounge, 8pm. There is no cover charge

Monday, May 28/18 – The Commodore Grand Cafe & Lounge hosts Open Mic Night, 9:30pm

Tuesday, May 29/18 – Jam Night at The Pogue Mahone Irish Alehouse. There is no cover charge

Wednesday, May 30/18 – Jam Night at Chances Barside Lounge, 8pm. Hosted by Jim Cochran, Mark Petrie & friends. There is no cover charge

Wednesday, May 30/18 – 92.5 The X Presents the trio MonkeyJunk, hot off its second Juno win for blues album of the year and now on its 10th anniversary tour, at The Blue Grotto for an early show: doors at 7pm, show at 8. Admission: $15 advanced, $20 at the door. Tickets: The Grotto, Long & McQuade and online at kamtix.ca (a service charge may apply)

Wednesday, May 30/18 – Vancouver band Echo Nebraska performs at the Commodore Grand Cafe & Lounge, 9pm. Local acts Elsewhere and Deandra Day will play, as well. Tickets: $10 at the door

Thursday, May 31/18 – The country music trio Aces Wyld is on tour in Western Canada in support of the new album Small Town Style, and will perform its first-ever BC date at The Blue Grotto, doors at 8pm. Tickets at the door

Friday, June 1/18 – Jam session with Jim Cochran & friends at the Westsyder, 8pm. There is no cover charge

Friday, June 1/18 – The Acoustic Avenue Spring Concert Series in Salmon Arm continues with Dave Gunning at the Salmar Classic Theatre, 7:30pm. Tickets: $20, including all fees, at Acorn Music in Salmon Arm and online at acousticavenue.tickit.ca

Friday-Saturday, June 1-2/18 – Duo plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Friday-Saturday, June 1-2/18 – ’80s metal tribute bands Right in the Eye and Motley Mayhem rock The Blue Grotto, doors at 8pm. Tickets at the door

Saturday, June 2/18 – Vancouver-based indie-rock singer-songwriter Zulu Panda and special guest le albatross play The Art We Are, doors at 6pm, music at 7. Admission: $7 at the door

Sunday, June 3/18 – Two Vancouver bands – Highland Eyeway and Miss Mudd – join forces for a show with Kelowna’s Marci’s Beach at the Grindhouse Cafe. Tickets at the door

Monday, June 4/18 – The Commodore Grand Cafe & Lounge hosts Open Mic Night, 9:30pm

Monday, June 4/18 – Hazy, the Pinc Lincolns, and Le Albatross perform at Barnacle Records, 290 3rd Avenue, 7pm. Tickets at the door

Tuesday, June 5/18 – Jam Night at The Pogue Mahone Irish Alehouse. There is no cover charge

Wednesday, June 6/18 – Jam Night at Chances Barside Lounge, 8pm. Hosted by Jim Cochran, Mark Petrie & friends. There is no cover charge

Friday-Saturday, June 8-9/18 – Frapp City returns to The Blue Grotto, doors at 8pm. Admission: $5 at the door

Friday-Saturday, June 8-9/18 – Angie & Brandon play the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Friday, June 15/18 – An all-ages Jam Grinders Blues Jam will be held at The Grindhouse Cafe, doors at 6:30pm

Friday-Saturday, June 15-16/18 – Cat Wells plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Friday-Saturday, June 15-16/18 – Devon Coyote plays The Blue Grotto, doors at 8pm. Admission: $5 at the door

Saturday, June 16/18 – Victoria-based Fortune Killers and special guest Sweater Kittens play The Dirty Jersey, 9pm. Tickets at the door

Friday, June 22/18 – Socialist Night School, a 19-piece Toronto-based jazz orchestra fronted by rising jazz star Chelsea McBride, plays Kamloops United Church, 421 St. Paul Street, doors at 7pm, music at 8:30. Special guest is Kamloops’s own Beyond Brass. Admission: $25, including tax and fees. Tickets: Kamloops Live Box Office, 250-374-5483 or kamloopslive.ca

Friday-Saturday, June 22-23/18 – Last Child plays The Blue Grotto, doors at 8pm. Admission: $5 at the door

Friday-Saturday, June 22-23/18 – Gorden James plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Thursday, June 28/18 – Montreal-based singer-songwriter-guitarist Rob Lutes brings his acoustic folk-roots-blues mix to The Blue Bowl Cafe, 1103 Columbia Street, 7pm. Admission is by a recommended donation of $20 for the artist. For more information, call 250-879-0465

Friday, June 29/18 – The Bassment Kamloops hosts the acoustic progressive duo Bardic Form, doors at 7:45pm, show at 8. There is no cover at the door, though a donation of $20 to the artists is recommended. An RSVP is required: thebassmentkamloops.com

Friday-Saturday, June 29-30/18 – Axel plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Friday-Saturday, June 29-30/18 – The Goods rock The Blue Grotto, doors at 8pm. Admission: $5 at the door

Saturday, June 30/18 – Sun Peaks Resort celebrates Canada Day weekend with an outdoor concert with Big Sugar. This is a free show, slopeside at The Annex, and it starts at 6pm. For more info, call 1-800-807-3257

Saturday, June 30/18 – The Intruders, featuring The Atomic Brass and the World-Famous Intruders Dancing Girls, are hosting a rockin’ reunion show, with special guest Paisley Groove. The event will take place at the Kamloops Curling Club, doors at 7pm, show at 8. Tickets: $40, plus fees, at Kamloops Live Box Office, 250-374-5483 or kamloopslive.ca

Sunday, July 1/18 – A multi-tribute show band, hosted by Totally Tom Petty, hits The Blue Grotto on Canada Day, 8pm. The band does tributes to Stevie Nicks, Pat Benatar, and Chrissie Hynde of the Pretenders. Tickets: $10 at ticketor.com/thebluegrotto

Thursday, July 5/18 – Puerto Vallarta’s favourite band, La Trez Cuartoz, hits The Blue Grotto, early doors at 7pm. Admission: $10. Tickets: kamtix.ca (service charge may apply)

Friday-Saturday, July 6-7/18 – Cat Wells plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Saturday, July 7/18 – Farm Fest 2018, a one-day music festival, will be held at Duck Hill Cattle Company on Barnhartvale Road, gates at 12:30. The line-up includes At Mission Dolores, Kris Ruston Jazz Trio, Sweater Kittens and many more. Food trucks, $10 camping. Admission limited to 500. Tickets: $30 adults, $10 kids 12 and under. For details, visit the Facebook page: Farm Fest 2018

Friday-Saturday, July 13-14/18 – Margit Sky plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Wednesday, July 18/18 – The Supersuckers bring their rockin’ 30th-anniversary tour to The Blue Grotto, doors at 8pm. Admission: $20. Tickets: ticketor.com/thebluegrotto (a service charge may apply)

Friday-Saturday, July 20-21/18 – Jana Seale plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Friday, July 27/18 – The Bassment Kamloops hosts singer-songwriter & guitarist Sean Ashby, doors at 7:45pm, show at 8. There is no cover at the door, though a donation of $20 to the artist is recommended. An RSVP is required: thebassmentkamloops.com

Friday-Saturday, July 27-28/18 – Gorden James plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Friday-Saturday, August 3-4/18 – Jeremy Kneeshaw plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Friday-Saturday, August 10-11/18 – Tight’er plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Thursday-Sunday, August 16-19/18 – The 26th annual Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival takes over the city’s fairgrounds for a weekend of folk, blues and world music. The lineup includes Colin James, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Pharis & Jason Romero, The Paperboys, the Family Stone, and dozens more. For tickets and more details, log on to rootsandblues.ca

Friday, August 17/18 – The Bassment Kamloops hosts groove rock trio The Carbons, doors at 7:45pm, show at 8. There is no cover at the door, though a donation of $20 to the artist is recommended. An RSVP is required: thebassmentkamloops.com

Friday-Saturday, August 17-18/18 – Margit Sky plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Sunday, August 19/18 – Hamilton, Ontario’s hard-rocking Doors & Fours and special guests play The Grindhouse Cafe, 4th & Lansdowne, 8pm. Tickets at the door

Friday-Saturday, August 24-25/18 – Gorden James plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Friday-Saturday, August 31-September 1/18 – Lindsay May plays the Tumbleweed Lounge in the Plaza Hotel, 7pm. There is no cover charge

Sunday, October 28/18 – Award-winning singer-songwriter Jann Arden brings her These Are the Days tour to Sagebrush Theatre. Tickets are $75 each, plus service charge, at Kamloops Live Box Office, 250-374-5483 or kamloopslive.ca

Thursday, November 15/18 – The trio Hey Ocean is hitting the road to support its new album, The Hurt of Happiness, and that includes a stop at The Blue Grotto, doors at 8pm. Admission: $20. Tickets online at ticketor.com (a service charge may apply), or at Long & McQuade and The Grotto

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