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Tue. November 12th 10:00pm The Southern UrgeDarcy's Pub (No Minors) Free
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Tue. November 26th 7:30pm - 10:30pm doors at 5:30pm Soul Source Hermann's Jazz Club (All Ages) By donation to the Living Edge
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Tue. November 5th 2019
The Southern UrgeDarcy's Pub (No Minors)
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Sat. November 2nd 2019
The music of Steely Dan Pretzel Logic OrchestraOsborne Bay Pub Crofton BC
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Nick La Riviere


R&B, Jazz, Funk, Pop from Victoria BC

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Nick La Riviere
nick@nicklariviere.com
250-704-9972

Singer-songwriter Nick La Riviere is an accomplished trombonist who tours internationally with bands such as the Juno award winning Paperboys, Michael Kaeshammer, 54-40, and Adonis Puentes. He's been a special guest with such bands as The Temptations, and Nikki Yanofsky. Drawing from his experience of playing shows of many different genres, Nick incorporates R&B, funk, and jazz into his own compositions. His high energy show has been a big hit at theatres and festivals such as The Islands Folk Fest, Victoria Jazz Fest, and Island Music Fest. Home town shows are consistently sold out and festival shows attract a dancing crowd.

The Nick La Riviere Band blows the room away with its powerful horns, talented soloists, and energetic tunes. The band performs originals as well as unique versions of tunes by everyone from Professor Longhair to Sly and the Family Stone. The 7 piece band features 3 horns, 3 singers, piano/synth, guitar, bass, drums, and some unusual instruments including conch shells and wine glasses. The memorable show is full of variety and fun.

Current Groups

GroupRoleDates
Pretzel Logic OrchestraTrombone2007-present
Nick La Riviere BandBand Leader
Soul Source
Aurora Scotttrombone
Dinah D's SwingclubTrombone / Conch Shells
The Southern UrgeTrombone
Yiddish Columbia State Orchestratrombone / conch shells
the Timebenderstrombone / arrangements
The Paperboystrombone / bass / arrangements
Chris Millington QuintetTrombone
Paul Wainwright BandTrombone
Sweetpea Swing TrioTrombone
Emily Braden & Friendstrombone
The Hi-FiTrombone

Past Groups

GroupRoleDates
PendomojaTrombone2002-200
Nick La Riviere Septettrombone / conch shells / arrangements and compositions
Trombone Mayhemtrombone / conch shells / arrangements and compositions
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