The Pacific Lounge Live Music | Saturday Nights
Looking for some weekend entertainment? The Pacific Lounge is proud to present live music every Saturday night from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.
*Not available in summer season. Artists and dates may vary*
Lust Life Jazz Band - Saturday | September, 2017
Lust Life Jazz Band is one of Victoria's best live bands, playing live Jazz, Pop and Party Music, Dixieland, Funk, Blues, Latin and Swing.
The stylings of Lust Life defy classical description. Their unique eclectic sound paints a melliflous picture of west coast style. Each member of the band brings a wealth of performance history and musical influences.
Fused together, their synergy is greater than the sum of the parts. Sultry vocals, infectious grooves, and original improvisations create an exciting new concept in modern jazz.
Monik Nordine Trio - Saturday | October, 2017
Monik Nordine teaches saxophone, jazz combo and ear training through the Camosun College Professional School at the Victoria Conservatory of Music and taught saxophone for 6 years at Vancouver Island University. She directs the Victoria Jazz Orchestra and has performed with Rob McConnell, Guido Basso, Michael Buble, and the Victoria Symphony Orchestra among others, and holds a Master of Music Degree from McGill University and a Bachelor of Music Degree from the University of British Columbia.
Shanna Dance - Saturday | November 4th, 2017
Shanna Dance, victoria’s own vocal gem, has a rare and
profound ability to instantly capture and embrace an audience.
Covering genres from straight jazz standards to deep soulful R&B music she takes her audience on an exciting and enriching musical journey. Having been compared to singers such as Amy Winehouse, Joss Stone and even Etta James, Shanna will amaze you with her moving vocal passion. She is also known to surprise audiences by performing her own rhythmic percussion accompaniment.
The Honeycrooners - Saturday | November 11th, 2017
The Honeycroners recreate the irreverence and charm of the Rat Pack. All the greatest hits from Frank and Dean and other favorites from that era with artists such as Bobby Darin, Nat King Cole and more. This dynamic trio features piano, stand-up bass, and cocktail snare, so the sound is full and the music is fun. Great audience patter keeps the mood light and atmosphere live.
Maureen Washington - Saturday | November 18th, 2017
With more than half a dozen discs to her credit Maureen began her musical career in her home town of Prince George, BC. Her vocal diversity lent itself to performances of blues, swing jazz and funk with BOP, a widely acclaimed band. She evokes a similar style to the likes of Etta James and Carmen McRae, yet holds a style unique to herself. Maureen will be singing with a pianist, or on occasion with a guitar.
Heather Burns - Saturday | November 25th, 2017
Heather Burns lives in Victoria and works as a free-lance musician. She holds a Masters in Piano Performance. She enjoys opportunities to teach and perform both locally and abroad. She has also done extensive work as a musician and music director in the theatre world with companies such as the Chemainus Theatre, Victoria Operatic Society, and Kaleidoscope Theatre. Recent productions include My Fair Lady, Forever Plaid, and Evita.
Her performing career as a pianist has taken her through Europe, the US, and Canada, but she also loves to be at home with family and friends enjoying the simple pleasures of life; a cup of coffee, a good conversation and the relationships that make life rich and inspire great music.
Louise Rose - Saturday | December 2nd & 9th, 2017
Louise Rose is the consummate performer. A talented pianist, vocalist and actress, Louise was formally trained in piano, organ, voice, conducting and arranging. Some of her studies were with Oscar Peterson, Duke Ellington and Leonard Bernstein. She performs Jazz, Blues, Gospel, Standards, plus an extensive repertoire of original music. Louise will be performing as a solo artist, accompanying herself on the piano.