2018

Event Description

Nothing says the holidays like friends, family and community.
This holiday special includes Victoria’s top Folk, Jazz, Celtic and Bluegrass musicians all on stage together sharing their brilliance! Each one of these world class musicians will take their turn leading the ensemble!Oliver Swain’s BIG MACHINE – Has been a celebrated musician for years, held in high regard in acoustic and folk music styles for both his astonishing instrumental and vocal abilities, though he seldom gives the genre a fully traditional treatment. JUNO & WCMA nominated, winner of multiple “M” and Times Colonist music awards.

Ivonne Hernandez – Victoria’s most decorated Musician, Ivonne has been one of Canada’s greatest fiddlers for many years now and her mantle proves it – 2017 JUNO award winner, 2014 & 2012 Canadian Folk Music award winner, 2014 & 2012 Western Canadian Music award winner, 5X Grand North American Fiddle Champion.

Jesse Cobb – This Nashville transplant originally from Dairyland Wisconsin was an original member of The Infamous String Dusters one of Tennessee’s great modern bluegrass groups. A top flight American Mandolinist and guitar player, complete with a high lonesome sound and southern drawl.

Adam Dobres – After a long career as one of Canada’s most in demand accompanists, Adam Dobres Released his first Solo Album in 2017 to much critical acclaim and a Western Canada Music Award Nomination.

Richard Moody – Know both as a world class violin and viola player and an underground legend, Richard Moody had just finished recording an album of original music set to be released in 2019

Glenna Garramone – Incredible singer and writer Singer/Songwriter, Choir Director, member of Short Story Long and one half of Tower of Song

Accessibility:
– The Victoria Event Centre currently does not have an operational elevator, and there is one long flight of stairs at the venue entrance. If you would like to attend the event but require assistance with accessing the space, please contact us at events@victoriaeventcentre.ca and VEC staff will do their best to accommodate.
– More detailed venue accessibility info is available at https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/attendees/accessibility/
– Washrooms are for all genders.

1415 Broad St
Victoria, british columbia V8W 2B2
Canada
(250) 380-1280