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Wed. August 23rd  Karaoke Wednesdays You

Karaoke Wednesdays: You @ Copper Owl Aug 23 2017
Karaoke Wednesdays at Copper Owl!

Great drinks specials, thousands of songs.

19+ only, no cover!

Fri. August 25th  Garage Surf Night (Plus 7" Release Party) Bad Hoo, COLD CREATURE, Scrunt Brothers

Garage Surf Night (Plus 7\
$10 adv $15 door TicketTicket Info
Cabaret Voltaire Diversions & Velvet Rut Records Presents: A night of modern Garage Surf Rock...and the celebratory release of the much-anticipated Bad Hoo / Scrunt Brothers split 7" vinyl (VRR007). Come out for the ginchiest night of the summer and let's see if we can make this THE Endless Summer we have all been hoping for! It will be a search for the perfect riff. Between Cold Creature, the Scrunt Brothers, and Bad Hoo there will be too many perfect riffs to settle on just one... And don’t you forget while you're groovin’ away to pick up a copy of 'HaHa Munny' -- the new 7" split featuring Bad Hoo and the Scrunt Brothers (fka Clunt & The Scrunts). This lil black circle comes hot off the presses and is carefully curated by Victoria’s own boutique vinyl label Velvet Rut Records. This is a summer surf-themed night, so feel free to dress up. And as an extra incentive t... more...

Sat. August 26th  EARLY SHOW!! Jesse LeBourdais, the Long Winter, Wade Hunt

EARLY SHOW!!: Jesse LeBourdais, the Long Winter, Wade Hunt @ Copper Owl Aug 26 2017
1900 - 2130
$10 at the door only.
details tba

Sat. August 26th  CLOSED FOR PRIVATE EVENT Private Event

1900 - 0200
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Sun. August 27th  Vancouver Island Metal Festival Day 3 Ogroem, Evilosity, Cryptic Enslavement, Aetherion, Elysium's Doomed, Winters Reach, Terminal Sequence, Torrefy, Scimitar

Vancouver Island Metal Festival Day 3: Ogroem, Evilosity, Cryptic Enslavement, Aetherion, Elysium\'s Doomed, Winters Reach, Terminal Sequence, Torrefy, Scimitar @ Copper Owl Aug 27 2017Due to the cancellation of our Sunday night headliners, we're re configuring Vancouver Island Metal Festival's Sunday programming. Instead of two seperate shows, we're just going to have one HUGE one. All the bands that were scheduled to perform during the daytime show at the Copper Owl will still be playing exactly as planned, however we've added a whole bunch of bands as well.

Cryptic Enslavement
Elysium's Doomed
Winters Reach
Terminal Sequence

If you've bought tickets to either Cancelled - Frosttide (Finland) August 27th or Ogroem, Cryptic Enslavement, Evilosity, Aetherion, or the full festival pass (obviously) they will be honoured at his show. If you haven't, the day is $20 at the door, which is $5 cheaper than sunday costed previously.

Doors at 2:00

Wed. August 30th  Karaoke Wednesdays You

Karaoke Wednesdays: You @ Copper Owl Aug 30 2017
Karaoke Wednesdays at Copper Owl!

Great drink specials, thousands of songs!

19+ only, no cover!

Thu. August 31st  2's company, 3's a FULL HOU5E! Scrimshaw, AY, J V D E D

2\'s company, 3\'s a FULL HOU5E!: Scrimshaw, AY, J V D E D @ Copper Owl Aug 31 2017
2100 - 0100
$8 at the door only.
2's company, 3's a FULL HOU5E! If you really appreciate Electronic Music, love to dance, have some drinks, act a fool and just live life, then this is the party for you! 3 local DJ's that have performed at the BIGGEST bars and clubs in Victoria unite at The Copper Owl to bring you an ENORMOUS night full of hand waving, ass shaking and feet shuffling that surely won't disappoint! The tunes start right at 9PM so get here early! DJ's :::::: The Funky Beats of Scrimshaw! The New Age Deep Sounds of AY! The Eclectic Stylings of J V D E D! ~~ Tickets $8 ~~ Available at the door ~~... more...

Fri. September 1st  Dubversified Culture Grand launching - Basshive DJs TBA

Dubversified Culture Grand launching - Basshive: DJs TBA @ Copper Owl Sep 1 2017
2200 - 0200
tba at the door only.
Dubversified Culture is all about creating venues to gather the artistic community through dub influenced music.

This is the grand launching party. Come and support this new organisation that will put together local underground events in Victoria.

DJ Lineup to be announced.

Cover charge to be determined.

Thu. September 7th  The Foreign Resort, Island Eyes, KATABAT

The Foreign Resort, Island Eyes, KATABAT @ Copper Owl Sep 7 2017
$8 at the door only.
Four bands perform at Copper Owl including a trio from Copenhagen, Denmark, visiting Victoria for the first time! Post-punk, lo-fi, art rock, new-wave and alternative should cover the genres. Check out the bands below! Doors 8pm, $5, 19+ Death Kart Victoria’s down-tempo post-punk slackers Death Kart spill their guts with the lo-fi richness required to spin lysergic daydreams into hazy somnambulisms. Listen: The Foreign Resort are Denmark’s finest musical export of post-punk and dark new wave. The band combines the shadowy mysticism of The Cure’s Pornography era with a driving production aesthetic akin to LCD Soundsystem. Listen: Watch: Island Eyes are crafting exciting, experimental pop/rock that incorporates a range of instruments and electronics. Live, Islan... more...

Fri. September 8th  Versa, Nashlyn, Prince Shima

Versa, Nashlyn, Prince Shima @ Copper Owl Sep 8 2017
tba at the door only.
VERSA \ (Guelph/Toronto ON) experimental instrumental & responsive pychedelic visuals BIO\ Surreal and shimmering, VERSA performances capture eyes and ears with powerful instrumental music and responsive live projections. Their psychedelic performance employs the physics of music, rendering low frequency sound visible as it is passed through a subwoofer into a colourful liquid basin. VERSA is an audio/visual collective based in Guelph and Toronto, led by artist Monika Hauck and musician Alex Ricci. VERSA has performed at numerous Canadian music and arts events including Hillside Festival (Guelph ON), Hold Fast Contemporary Art Festival (St. John’s NL), Grickle Grass Festival (London ON), Kazoo! Fest (Guelph ON), Night\Shift Place-Hacking Festival (Kitchener ON), Wavelength Music Festival (Toronto ON), and Nuit Blanche (Ottawa/Gatineau, ON). @versavisuals Na... more...

Sat. September 9th  Firestarter, Also Also Also, Timing X, DOMESTICATED

Firestarter, Also Also Also, Timing X, DOMESTICATED @ Copper Owl Sep 9 2017
1830 - 2130 doors at 1800
$10 at the door only.
Early show! Doors at 6:00, bands at 6:30! $10 feat. firestarter (album release!) firestarter is an apt name for Jaye Kovach's bubblegum-industrial avant-pop project. Her blistering guitar and synths sizzle and sputter out from around raw, thick drum machine beats - ember-like slow-burns radiating intense, glowing heat, and flared-out rave-ups that blaze furiously from a solid core of incandescent punk. It's also a fitting word for Jaye herself; her politically pyrotechnic lyrics on firestarter's first release, 2016's self-released Es-tro-jen-z, bring the album's digitally-mutated hooks into shape with sharp, agile broadsides against tyranny and brutality of all sorts, an explosion of synthetic artistic energy that clears the earth to make way for a better and more meaningfully human tomorrow. & Also Also Also https://alsoalsoalso.b... more...

Mon. September 11th  Robyn: Hang With Me! All Together Now Sings! everyone welcome

Robyn: Hang With Me! All Together Now Sings!: everyone welcome @ Copper Owl Sep 11 2017
1900 - 2200
$7 at the door only.
All Together Now's September session features the incredible pop masterpiece, Hang With Me, by Robyn!

All Together Now is a drop-in choir night with Marc Jenkins, director of Victoria's The Choir. NO experience necessary, all are welcome.

Marc will teach the song in harmony - by the end of the night, magic happens! We'll even record it for posterity.

Please make sure to listen to the song, before you come!

$7 at the door, 19+
Doors open at 7:00pm, singing at 7:30

Sun. September 17th  Keith Harkin

Keith Harkin @ Copper Owl Sep 17 2017
$45 VIP meet and greet $30 general admission Ticket
Keith Harkin Live at The Copper Owl in Victoria, BC

Thu. September 28th  Hermitess, The Backhomes, HANSMOLE

Hermitess, The Backhomes, HANSMOLE @ Copper Owl Sep 28 2017
$10 at the door only.
The Hermitess is the solo project of songwriter and harpist Jennifer Crighton, who comes by way of various other musical incarnations, including The Consonant C and Devonian Gardens. Stripping back the performance to a harp and a circle of women's voices, the Hermitess is an inquisitive, contrary, wounded, wise and ever dreaming incantation

“The Backhomes, with their futuristic sounds, are alerting us to the fact that the future is unknown, something that we innately fear. Whether it will turn out to be as ghastly as our worst nightmares or as heavenly as our sweetest dreams may come down to the subtle difference in how we perceive it.” (RIDE THE TEMPO)

Hansmole is the bedroom electro-pop project of Victoria-based artist Hannah van Adrichem.

Fri. October 13th  Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs, Rugged Uncle, Groceries

Sam Coffey & The Iron Lungs, Rugged Uncle, Groceries @ Copper Owl Oct 13 2017
$10 at the door only.
Sam Coffey & The Irong lungs Celebrate their debut LP on Dine Alone / Burger Records at The Copper Owl!

with Rugged Uncle & Groceries

$10.00 @ The Door