This Week In Gastown

October 21 2019

This Week In Gastown: October 21 – 27

 

MONDAY, OCTOBER 21

Steve Lloyd Smith Trio

7 – 10:00 PM

Pourhouse

Bassist/Composer/Bandleader Steve Lloyd Smith is an active member of the jazz community and a prolific composer.

Steve Smith relocated to Vancouver in 2000 and began writing, performing and recording with his quintet FIVE, called “one of the most vibrant bands on the burgeoning Vancouver jazz scene”. Before moving to Vancouver, Smith resided in San Francisco. A native of California, Smith received a Bachelor of Arts in Music from the University of California.

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22

Jen Hodge Trio – Live on the 2nd Floor

7 – 10:00 PM

Water Street Cafe

Versatile bassist, vocalist, and bandleader Jen Hodge captures both ears and hearts with her hard swinging grooves, an expressive and energetic playing style, and an evident, infectious love for making music. With Chris Davis (trumpet) and Jack Ray (guitar).

Up the staircase The 2nd Floor is a separate venue space than the main dining area at the Water St. Cafe. While enjoying the full menu from Chef and owner Alan Tse you can now enjoy the ambience of live music.

For each guest that joins us a $5 per set Support Live Music contribution will be collected and given to the artists performing that evening for each set enjoyed by the guest.

Reservations: When making your reservation please let the team know you are joining us for the live Jazz so we can make sure to save you a seat.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23

Audrey Rose & David Ward Presents ‘Propeller”

7 PM

Guilt & Co

EARLY SHOW: AUDREY ROSE

Doors 7pm
Show 8pm
Pay-What-You-Can

Born and raised in the Philippines, Audrey Rose moved to British Columbia with her family at the age of 13. Growing up in the influences of 80’s music icons like Guns N Roses, Scorpions, Jon Bon Jovi, Poison and The Cure she embraced a peculiar genre, a twist and blend of rock, jazz, soul and blues. Audrey Rose continued to live her passion performing as a solo artist but eventually set this aside to pursue audio engineering in the live realm. After working with and constantly getting inspired by many talented musicians behind the board, her passion to perform rekindled and is ready to take on the stage once again with both old and new music.

LATE SHOW: DAVID WARD PRESENTS ‘PROPELLER”

Doors 9pm
Show 9:30pm
Pay-What-You-Can

Propeller is the new music series from David Ward + Golden Future that unites the best in soul across North America for a night of back to back floor fillers.

Special guest: Krystle Dos Santos
Krystle Dos Santos is a Western Canadian Music Award-winning soul singer-songwriter based in Vancouver. She has been honing her craft for nearly a decade, bringing her eclectic style, powerful vocal prowess and magnetic charm to every performance she delivers. She is currently supporting her 3rd full-length studio album BLOOM|BURN.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24

Centre A Shoe Party

7 – 10:00 PM

John Fluevog Shoes Ltd.

The only thing better than a great party is knowing that you’re doing good while having fun. That’s why Centre A is once again partnering with John Fluevog Shoes to throw a Shoe Party in style!

Enjoy John Fluevog’s gorgeous Gastown space with some of the best company in town. Tickets include light nibbles, live art interventions, and a complimentary drink. We will also be launching a new line of limited edition t-shirts designed by internationally renowned Canadian artist Ed Pien!

100% of the proceeds from ticket sales and cash bar will go directly towards Centre A’s 2020 programming.

50% of every Fluevog sale will go back to the organization and help fund more innovative and thought-provoking exhibitions, performances, talks, screenings, events, and publications.

Early bird tickets are available for a limited time only, so be sure to get yours before September 28, 2019!

*Members Exclusive: Receive an additional $5 OFF your Shoe Party ticket with a current Centre A membership. Renew your membership or become a Centre A member today.

TICKETS – $30 Buy Tickets HereFRIDAY, OCTOBER 25

Art Social: Witches of Van

7 – 9:00 PM

Liquid Amber Tattoo & Art Collective

The word “Witch” elicits many opinions and visual references often inspired by old folk tales, Hollywood depictions, and tainted historical events. But what does it mean to be a Witch today?

Witches of Vancouver: Coming out of the Broom Closet” is a photo-documentary series by local photographer, Jessie Robertson Photography. Through interviews and portraits, eleven Vancouver based self-identified Witches speak candidly about their paths, and what it was like to come out of the ‘broom closet’ in a society that still often shutters at the word, “Witch”.

Art Social is a FREE ongoing monthly event from 7-9pm on the last Friday of every month Hosted at Liquid Amber Tattoo & Art Collective. Immerse yourself into an evening of art and discover local Vancouver businesses all while enjoying a drink at the cash bar and exploring this tattoo studio turned art gallery.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 26

HALLOWEEN MYSTERY NIGHTS

7 PM

Solve a murder mystery and earn your detective badge this Halloween!

Every night in October 2019 starting at 7 p.m.

Costumes encouraged! $32 per player plus fees and taxes.
Plan for 2 hours & 15 minutes of game time.
Game starts and ends near Waterfront Station.

Sign up in teams of 2-5 players to compete against others for the highest score!

Want to play during the day? Book your team of 2-5 players here.

Got at least 6 players? Get your own private game. Book here.

Be sure to add info@vancouvermysteries.com to your address book so that you don’t miss our email with further instructions.

PRIZES AND A HAPPY HOUR JUST FOR OUR DETECTIVES Courtesy of Revel Room!

The Police Chief recognizes how hard you detectives work on these murder cases! Show your badge at Revel Room (238 Abbott Street) after the game for drink specials at Mystery Nights Happy Hour. Solving this cold case is reward enough, but each Mystery Night, the team with the highest score will also win a gift card to Revel Room!

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 27

Old Country Swing

7 – 10:00 PM

Revel Room

Old Country, Ragtime & Swing with Kelly Haigh & the Do Rites.