Victoria Jazz Society


Vancouver Island Blues Bash

About Blues Bash

The Vancouver Island Blues Bash features local, international, and regional blues and R&B artists/groups in both free to the public and ticketed performances on the beautiful outdoor stage in Victoria’s Inner Harbour, Ship Point Picnic Site.

Due to Covid-19, the Victoria Jazz Society did not present the usual three day weekend at Ship Point for the 2021 version of Vancouver Island Blues Bash. This is primarily due to infrastructure problems (staging, lack of portable washrooms, etc.). Additionally, the roll out of BC’s Restart Plan arrived too late for the Victoria Jazz Society to secure a stellar artist lineup that everyone could rock and groove to.

The Victoria Jazz Society presented a virtual mini-blues Blues Bash from August 30 to September 2, leading up to free-to-the-public jazz and blues performances at the Cameron Bandshell in Beacon Hill Park for two afternoons from 1-5pm on the Labour Day Weekend, September 4 and 5.

Watch this page for the Vancouver Island Blues Bash in 2022, scheduled to take place September 3 – 5.

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For Artists

Would you like to play at the TD Victoria International JazzFest, the Vancouver Island Blues Bash, or in the VJS’s year round concert series?

Past Vancouver Island Blues Bash photos...

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