Vancouver Island Blues BashThe Victoria Jazz Society, which started in 1981 produces incredible festivals every summer and a host of spectacular concerts from September to May every year. The Vancouver Island Blues Bash, one of the society’s premier events, will have its 20th anniversary this coming labour day weekend in Victoria, BC.

Event Details

Saturday-Monday,  August 30th thru September 1st, 2014

Performances Daily starting at Noon

Location: Ship Point Picnic Site, 900 Wharf Street, Victoria BC

The Blues Bash will be a three-day, two-night musical event featuring local, regional and international blues and R&B artists/bands in both free and paid admission performances. The beautiful outdoor stage in Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Ship Point Picnic Site will provide the perfect setting and backdrop for this wonderful festival of music.

Sneak peak at the 2014 lineup:

Curtis Salgado Band

Rick Vito & The Lucky Devils (Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist)

Preston McCool

Electric Timber Co.

David Vest

The Push Band


Summer & The Sinners

Uncle Wiggly’s Hot Shoes Blues Band

Cal Batchelor Band

The Deb Rhymer Band

The Soul Shakers

Auntie Kate and The Uncles of Funk

The Midnights

This will be a perfect way to cap off summer by listening, dancing and grooving to some of the best live blues and R&B music you will ever hear. It is a great event for the whole family and the perfect reason to visit Vancouver Island. Make the weekend even more special and fun by staying at our luxury bed and breakfast, The Prancing Horse Retreat. We are nestled up on Malahat Mountain and our elegant, cozy rooms, amenities, and breathtaking views will provide a truly memorable experience. Call us today for reservation information before this popular weekend fills up! You can reach us at (250) 743-9378.

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