Performances

Genevieve and the Wild Sundays

Genevieve and the Wild Sundays -Saturday, May 13th

SATURDAY, MAY 13, 2017, 7:00pm $15/$12 OCAC Members Tickets available online and at the MAC office Soaring harmonies, catchy original songs, foot-stomping fiddling: Genevieve and the Wild Sundays is an all-female quintet that features the award-winning songs of Vancouver-Island homesteading, guitar playing mama Genevieve Charbonneau. With songs that run from insightful love ballads to rollicking political hootenannies, the music of…

Sweet Papa Lowdown

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Sweet Papa Lowdown – a unique ensemble of hot syncopated musicians dedicated to bringing a contemporary vitality to the classic jazz and blues tunes of the 1920s & 30s.  Drawing from such past masters as Ma Rainey, Bo Carter and Leroy Carr, Sweet Papa Lowdown combines the raw intensity of country string blues with the sophisticated horns of New Orleans.…

Vancouver Island Opera presents concert of duets and arias

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Vancouver Island Opera (VIO) is pleased to present Elizabeth Herman, soprano, and Andy Greenwood, baritone in a concert of opera and musical theatre arias and duets, accompanied by the talented Nikolai Maloff on piano.  Come hear some of your opera favourites as well as some less familiar arias that are sure to become favourites!   When:   Sunday, April 9th, 2017 at…

Tales for the Telling: Odin’s Dottirs

Tales for the Telling - Lovers and Other Demons: Woven Words of Odin’s Dottirs April 28th

Lovers and Other Demons: Woven Words of Odin’s Dottirs Featuring :  Karen Gummo of Calgary, AB and Faye Mogensen of Victoria, BC Odin lived in Asgard, the home of the Norse gods.  He was not only the god of war, battle, victory, and death, he was also the god of magic, poetry, prophecy and wisdom.  Two sisters come to tell…

Dave Kilbank & Paul Bezooyen – Folk at the MAC

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This summer the MAC is proud to bring you Dave Kilbank & Paul Bezooyen in Concert July 14, 2017 at 7:00 pm Tickets $15  ($12 for OCAC members) Tickets now available online Dave Kilbank & Paul Bezooyen each spent over 30 years writing, producing and recording music before meeting at Nanaimo’s Songwriters Circle in 2009. They immediately felt the need to…

MAC 2016-2017 Performance Series

The MAC is proud to announce its 2016-2017 Performance Series.  This season will feature a total of eighteen performances with a variety of jazz, folk and storytelling performers. We have a fantastic lineup to choose from! Oct 12 – Music – PK Tessman Oct 21 – Storytelling – Beyond Bars & Brothels: Women of the Klondike Nov 11 – Music – Andrea Superstein…