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Thu. July 28th  Degenerate Sons, Black Wallace, Still Fools

Degenerate Sons, Black Wallace, Still Fools @ Copper Owl Jul 28 2016
2100 doors at 2045
$10 at the door only.
Music starts at 9 $10 at the door for 3 great local bands Degenerate Sons: 9:00 - 9:45 Black Wallace 10:00 - 10:45 Still Fools 11:00 - 11:45 Degenerate Sons (Jam Rock ) Start your night off with a couple beers, and some wickeed Jam Rock. These guys never dissapoint with grimey vocals, and stanky blues rifts they're sure kick the night off right, check em out. Black Wallace (Classic Punk) After that grab another pint cause Black Wallace has got something to say and the guts to say it. Punk rock that draws influence from some of the greats such as The Velvet Underground, Black Flag, and the Pixies. Still Fools (Blues Rock) Time for the whiskey these guys will put hair on... more...

Fri. July 29th  Jill Cooper, Electric Sex Panther, Travel Light

Jill Cooper, Electric Sex Panther, Travel Light @ Copper Owl Jul 29 2016
2100 doors at 2000
$15 at the door only.
Come join us for an awesome summer night! Jill Cooper, Travel Light and Electric Sex Panther will be taking the stage at the Copper Owl for a night you don't want to miss. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door - call/text 250-885-8271 or contact one of us on Facebook to get your ticket in advance! JILL COOPER is a high energy solo artist and looping specialist. She consistently wows audiences with her ability to do live looping of the guitar, drums, and violin, sounding like a full band on her own. For more info or to contact Jill for tickets: TRAVEL LIGHT is an R&B, pop, dance band whose sound is based on tight grooves, flowing melodies, and good times. Their mix of covers and originals is guaranteed to get you moving. For more info or to contact Noah for tickets: ELECTRIC SEX PANTHER alw... more...

Sat. July 30th  Tropical House with GNUMADAYO

Tropical House with: GNUMADAYO @ Copper Owl Jul 30 2016
2100 - 0200
$5 at the door only.
With his Deep Tropical style, GNUMADAYO will make his return to Copper Owl on Saturday, July 30th.
Bringing originals and remixes from all around the world including his signature infusion Hip-Trop style.
Be ready to have a good time, this is sure to be a night to remember!

Give a listen to his most popular track:

or just visit

Starts @9pm. $5 at the door

Sun. July 31st  Evan Freeman, The Psychic Alliance, Scars and Scarves

Evan Freeman, The Psychic Alliance, Scars and Scarves @ Copper Owl Jul 31 2016
2100 doors at 2000
$10 at the door only.
Celebrate BC day long weekend with an epic Sunday night lineup at Copper Owl!! Psych-rock, noise pop and shoegaze guaranteed to make that Monday sleep-in even sweeter. Cover - $10 CHEAP!! Music - 8pm Bands: THE PSYCHIC ALLIANCE (Van) Enigmatic art-rock and psych-rock supergroup from Vancouver. SCARS & SCARVES (Vic) Daring noise pop and drone veterans, always exploring new territory. EVAN FREEMAN (Calgary) "Evan Freeman’s debut album Luna is quite possibly one of the most ambitious and successfully so works of epic musical art to come out of this city in years if not decades — a masterfully sculpted piece of pop-informed shoegazing wonderment that is as intricate and realized and brilliant as it is pretty and pleasu... more...

Thu. August 4th  Weekend at Rooney's Rooney and the Minglers, Lovers Touch, Laundromat

Weekend at Rooney\'s: Rooney and the Minglers, Lovers Touch, Laundromat @ Copper Owl Aug 4 2016
2100 doors at 2000
$8 at the door only.
Yeah yeah, it's not actually on a weekend. But RATM are back for the first time in two years, and they have a new album out ( Come join them and a bunch of other pallies for a night of tunes and Zunes (Zunes are in limited stock). ~~~Rooney & The Minglers ( Formed in Victoria in 2009 by Connor Munro, Zak Zawaduk, Evan Macrae, and Tim Wilkinson, RATM return to Victoria to play their first show in almost two years. They have recently released their 3rd album, "Rooney's Revenge", available at all of your favourite music streaming websites and and for free download on Joined tonight by legendary producer and recording artist DenMen Costello. ~~~Lover's Touch ( A bunch of funky dudes from Salt Spring, including both(!) brothers in the band Brothers (https://brother... more...

Fri. August 5th  Jade Statues, Polygon Dreams, Laggards, Big Body

Jade Statues, Polygon Dreams, Laggards, Big Body  @ Copper Owl Aug 5 2016
2100 - 0200
$10 at the door only.
a nite of music that will tell a story with a twist ending

Jade Statues (Mountainous Collective/Cyber Spa/RBMA)

Laggards (#internetghetto)

Polygon Dreams
Big Body

Aug 5/9pm/$10/CopperOwl
advance tix avail!

Sat. August 13th  Malcolm Jack, Michael Gresham & The Rotoscopers

Malcolm Jack, Michael Gresham & The Rotoscopers @ Copper Owl Aug 13 2016
2200 doors at 2100
$10 at the door only.
Malcolm Jack "from Dada Plan" and Michael Gresham & The Rotoscopers are heading over to Victoria to play a show at the Copper Owl.

Tickets are $10 at the door.
Doors at 9pm

Thu. August 18th  MIDI SYNC #3 Miami Nights 1984, MAX RENN, Marco Bozenich

MIDI SYNC #3: Miami Nights 1984, MAX RENN, Marco  Bozenich @ Copper Owl Aug 18 2016
2130 - 0100 doors at 2100
$5 at the door only.
this episode of MIDI SYNC is hosted by The Garden City Tape Music Society and the Copper Owl. This is the 3rd night in a new series held throughout the year of MIDI SYNC performances with a local cast of curated synthers carefully navigating the maze that is MIDI technology. Performers are chosen based on their sonic palette and experience with MIDI equipment. The evenings music although unpredictable in nature will delv into the experimental and psychedelic sonic spectrum as well as encompassing anything from ambient soundscapes to minimal/glitch/downtempo/house electronic beats. We'll also be adding super rad projections. It's only $5 at the door which is super cheap considering the massive talent usually involved. Confirmed performers so far: Michael Rosso Corsa Glover from Miami Nights 1984 Marco Yuri Bozenich from MeatDraw, Weazel and Fawn, and Hank N' Lily Co... more...

Tue. August 23rd  All Together Now! Sings Champagne Supernova! The Choir

All Together Now! Sings Champagne Supernova!: The Choir @ Copper Owl Aug 23 2016
2000 doors at 1900
$7 at the door only.
Join director of The Choir, Marc Jenkins, with special guest Jessica Lydia Benini on guitar for a drop-in choir night. We're singing the closing song from Oasis' incredible 1995 album What's The Story Morning Glory? - Champagne Supernova! We'll learn harmony parts over the course of the night, singing to completion by the end. No experience necessary, all are welcome! Except kids, it's a bar, ok?!

Please make sure to listen to this, before you come! A few times!

$7 at the door.
Doors open at 7:00pm, singing at 8:00

We hope to see you there!

Fri. August 26th  MAJORA, Medevil, Aetherion, Turbo Vixen

MAJORA, Medevil, Aetherion, Turbo Vixen @ Copper Owl Aug 26 2016
2130 doors at 2100
$10 at the door only.
Details August 26th, Friday at The Copper Owl! Tickets: $10.00 At The Door Doors: 9:00PM Show at: 10:00PM 19+ Majora Majora is a Victoria based heavy metal band. Influenced by classic metal bands Majora has a sound unlike many modern metal bands and an attitude to match it. Open your minds and your ears and experience Majora. Medevil 'Medevil' is a Canadian heavy metal band local to Chilliwack, BC. Medevil is a highly energetic, fast-paced metal band known for their tight songwriting, intense stage presence and roaring vocals. This is their first tour celebrating the release of their debut album "Conductor Of Storms" Aetherion Comprised of four guys from all over Canada from many different backgrounds and influences but somehow aligned despite all of t... more...

Sat. August 27th  Integrate Arts Festival After party feat. Old Girl, Colliding Canyons, In Mirrors, Laura Lee

Integrate Arts Festival After party feat.: Old Girl, Colliding Canyons, In Mirrors, Laura Lee @ Copper Owl Aug 27 2016
2200 doors at 2100
at the door only.
Long before Integrate, the fifty fifty and a few other galleries in town started the Off The Grid arts crawl. In order to be more inclusive, we all decided as local collectives to create a new arts fest that was open to some of the more On the Grid galleries in town. Integrate Arts, was created!. It has now grown and taken legs of its own with a great team of volunteers manning the helm. Every year the fifty fifty arts collective hosted an after party for the event and we're excited to say the tradition continues at the Copper Owl this year. This years show includes A/V performance art by local victoria arts force majeure Laura Lee. More info TBA! Musical acts: Old Girl Colliding Canyons In Mirrors (members of Channels 3 and 4, Twin Crystals, Mormon Crosses, Shearing Pinx) plus DJ sets by Eurolust a... more...

Sat. September 3rd  Party on High Street with Sapphire Empire (WPG) The Party on High Street, Sapphire Empire (WPG)

10:00PM doors at 9:00pm
$10 at the door only.
Sapphire Empire is a 5-piece acid–pop/soul band from Winnipeg, Canada. The group has released a self-titled EP in 2015. The sound of Sapphire Empire is genre bending, their arrangements are unexpected, groovy and beautiful featuring soaring vocals and catchy guitar riffs.

Thu. September 15th  Rifflandia 2016!! No Liars, Wishkicker, Spaceport Union, The Windowlickers

Rifflandia 2016!!: No Liars, Wishkicker, Spaceport Union, The Windowlickers @ Copper Owl Sep 15 2016
2130 doors at 2030
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FESTIVAL PASS REQUIRED NO LIARS Fusing elements of post-punk, emo and melodic hardcore, No Liars’ songs erupt with raw emotion, featuring dynamic vocals, blistering tempos and unrelenting grooves. They draw influence from other edgy, melodically driven bands such as Alexisonfire, Refused, At the Drive-In and A Wilhelm Scream. After forming in the winter of 2014, they spent the next year writing and recording demo material, enlisting the help of Jesse Gander of Rain City Recorders (Japandroids, White Lung, The Pack A.D.) to mix as well as Charles Carvalho of João Carvalho Mastering (Alexisonfire, Arkells, Silverstein, Protest the Hero). Wishkicker Wishkicker is a four-piece power-pop/garage rock band from East Vancouver. In February of this year they recorded their debut EP Por Que, Y? with producer Felix Fung at Little Red Sounds, which was released on cassette through Cherry... more...

Fri. September 16th  Rifflandia 2016!! Caveboy, Mu, bocce avocado, Mesa Luna

Rifflandia 2016!!: Caveboy, Mu, bocce avocado, Mesa Luna @ Copper Owl Sep 16 2016
2130 doors at 2030
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FESTIVAL PASS REQUIRED Caveboy With a fresh perspective on indie dream-pop that both strips down to and builds into primal, multi-layered experiences, Caveboy are embarking upon a new part of their journey. Influenced by similar childhood identities, they are the culmination of the shared life experiences of their three members: Michelle Bensimon (lead vocals, guitar, synth), Isabelle Banos (synthbass, backing vocals) and Lana Cooney (drums, backing vocals). They revel in ideas of fearlessness, sensuousness, self-sufficiency, the primitive, the extraordinary and that which is feral and cannot be tamed. MU Mu, A.K.A. Francesca Belcourt and Brittney Rand, embrace the cutting wavelengths of electronic music, enveloped in the comfort and softness of organic sounds. They tactfully marry evocative storytelling, electronic instrumentation and experimental production with a dreamy and et... more...

Sat. September 17th  Rifflandia 2016!! Sophia Danai, Khari Wendell Mcclellend, FRANKIE, Phonosonics

Rifflandia 2016!!: Sophia Danai, Khari Wendell Mcclellend, FRANKIE, Phonosonics @ Copper Owl Sep 17 2016
2130 doors at 2030
[ticket locations]
FESTIVAL PASS REQUIRED Sophia Danai Sophia released her sophomore album Love Royale in March of this year to critical acclaim; it was prefaced by two singles, “Daytime Dreaming” and “Something to Nothing.” The third single, “Bitter,” released along with a music video this past July, showcases Danai’s creativity which reaches into the various corners of soul, pop and hip-hop. Khari Wendell McClelland Khari Wendell McClelland is bending the edges of folk, adult contemporary and soul to create a sound all his own. Reared on gospel, hip-hop, folk and soul in Hitsville, U.S.A., the home of Motown Records, Khari began his musical education early. Every Sunday provided lessons in the roots of African American music and cultural expression through the wafting sounds of Gospel; every other day, the sounds of hip-hop and contemporary R&B blared from car speakers and boom boxe... more...

Thu. September 22nd  Underdrive, Evan Symons, Abstract Holiday, Ryan H. Wugalter

Underdrive, Evan Symons, Abstract Holiday, Ryan H. Wugalter @ Copper Owl Sep 22 2016
2100 doors at 2000
$10 at the door only.
underdrive featuring Brook Cooper from Varmint, Evan Symons from Vancouver, Abstract Holiday, ryan h. wugalter playing live at the Copper Owl in Victoria