Under the inspired direction of teacher Ross Ingstrup, Esquimalt High’s jazz program has been graduating skilled and enthusiastic musicians – many of whom have been empowered to go onto professional musical careers. This year’s featured combo is Victoria-Rose Hunt trumpet, Mackenzie Barry keyboards, Tom Charles drums. more info
Montgomery County (New Country)
Montgomery County was formed in late 2009 and started performing around Victoria in early 2010. The band saw varying degrees of success playing local venues including the Saanich Fair but yet wouldn't see their greatest success until 2011.
It was in 2011 that the band was asked to open for George Canyon at Western Speedway in Langford. It was th... more info
The Soul Shakers gritty, energetic R&B, and amazing harmonies sets them apart. Their music includes reworked covers of contemporary tunes by Adele, John Mayer, Susan Tedeschi and Christina Aguillara, soul- sanctified classics by Areatha Franklin, Tina Turner, and Stevie Wonder as well as their own cookin' original tunes. It is irresistible dance mu... more info
Black Angus is about good songs, good humour, good friends, and good whisky. Gareth Hurwood is the voice, the guitar, the poetry, and the passion. Alex MacCuaig is the driving force on bass and harmonies. Sarah Tradewell on fiddle brings traditional fire and grace, while Tom Salter on drums ties up the package with his focused drive and irresistibl... more info