Music Events

Thursday, February 22nd

Country Idol 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Who will be the 2018 Country Idol Winner? Follow these great performances from start to finish to find out. Along with the great performers, you will also get to see performances by "the Boothill Boys" Prelim Rounds Rounds are Feb.1st, 7th, 15th, and 22nd. Doors open at 7pm, show starts at 7:45pm...

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story National Tour

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 8:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Music, Seniors

On the back of incredibly successful Tours in 2015/2016, Buddy–The Buddy Holly Story-the show that inspired a generation of multi-million selling juke-box musicals including Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia, Million Dollar Quartet, and We Will Rock You is back by popular demand! Buddy’s widow, Maria Elena...

Stepping Out

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 8:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Music

Former professional chorus girl, Mavis, runs a tap dance class in the local church hall attended by seven women and one brave solitary male! This mixed bag of characters brings their stories to the weekly classes, where friendships develop and tensions arise. As we follow them to the season finale...

"Live At Longwood" a Free Concert Series

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 8:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Free, Music

Every Thursday night a free live concert series featuring great local and touring musicians. Showtime at 8pm. Feb.8 - Laura Kelsey, Dubious Luxury Feb.15 - Jack Mancor, Andrew Wolman Feb.22 - Tora Leigh, Stephanie Humphreys Mar.1 - Peter Kleinholz, Marty Douglas Mar. 8 - Wren Beckley, Young Plantz...

Music Trivia

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 8:30pm | Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Music Trivia every Wednesday and Thursday.

Open Mic Night

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Every Thursday evening from 9pm until Midnight is "Open Mic Night". House guitar available or you can bring your own. If you can play, come and play.

Live Entertainment at The Corner Lounge

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:00pm | Community, Entertainment, Music

Feb.1 - Jason Jackson and Michael Patrick Live Feb.2 - Dance party with DJ Andrew Allsgood and Friends Feb.8 - Mid Island Comedy Open Mic Night Feb.15 - Daniel Challis Live Feb.16 - The Jagsters Live Feb.17 - DJ D Mana and Special Guests Feb.22 - Mid Island Comedy Feb.23. - The Randle Parker Band...

Live Entertainment at "The Nanaimo Bar"

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 9:30pm | Community, Entertainment, Food & Drink, Music

Live Entertainment series at "The Nanaimo Bar". All shows are $5 cover unless otherwise stated. Feb.24 with A Farkin' Jazz Conspiracy is $10 Mar.1 with Rachel Lark is $10 Thank you.                

Friday, February 23rd

Upper Island Music Festival

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 9:00am | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Festivals, Major Events, Music, Seniors, Teens

The purpose of the Upper Island Musical Festival (UIMF) is to advance, promote and develop the Musical Competition Festival movement and to encourage the study and practice of speech arts, drama, music, and dance. Each year UIMF gives out more than $14,000 in bursaries to deserving participants....

FEB.23,24-Nanaimo Sings Festival 2018

Friday, February 23, 2018 - 5:30pm | Arts, Community, Entertainment, Family Friendly, Major Events, Music

Nanaimo Sings! Choral Festival Society presents Festival 2018, a three-day choral extravaganza with 2 days of Festival Mini-Concerts at St. Paul’s Anglican Church and a Gala Concert finale at the Port Theatre on February 25. For Mini-concerts Schedule, go to Nanaimo Sings! website