Events at Our Hotel and Lounge

There’s always something happening at the Hotel Grand Pacific! From special events and festivals at the hotel, to featured menus and live entertainment at The Pacific Lounge, there's always an exciting reason to visit us.

Lust Life Jazz Band

Lust Life Jazz Band

Location: The Pacific Lounge, Hotel Grand Pacific
Date: Saturday, May 4, 11, 18, 25, 2019
Time: 8:00pm – 11:00pm PST
Admission: No cover - $20 minimum spend required 

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Forged on the stages of Victoria's best performance venues Lust Life is a modern jazz band, dedicated to honouring the music and making each piece of music we play memorable. Conceived as a classic Jazz Band in 1994, over the years our repertoire has morphed to include blues, funk, pop, and Latin music.

Pablo Cardenas

Pablo Cardenas

Location: The Pacific Lounge, Hotel Grand Pacific
Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019
Time: 8:00pm – 11:00pm PST
Admission: No cover - $20 minimum spend required 

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Pablo Luis Cardenas is a pianist with the ability to play in a multitude of styles each with enthusiasm, skill and finesse. He has a charisma and charm that both intrigues and entertains his audience.
 
This talented musician from Matanzas, Cuba was destined for a life in music after his hands first touched a piano at the age of five. When Pablo was just seven years old began his studies at the Conservatory of Music in Matanzas and went on to complete his music diploma in classical and jazz. He studied at the Conservatory for seven years before heading to the National School of Music in Havana in 1996 and graduating in 2001. Pablo went on to work as a piano teacher at the Conservatory in Matanzas, teaching music theory along with classical and later jazz and other piano styles to children and young adults.
The Honey Crooners At The Pacific Lounge

The Honeycrooners

Location: The Pacific Lounge, Hotel Grand Pacific
Date: Saturday, June 8, 2019
Time: 8:00pm – 11:00pm PST
Admission: No cover - $20 minimum spend required 

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The Honeycrooners show is a trip down the old Las Vegas Strip, where walking through the lobby of the Sands, the Tropicana or the Sahara would expose you to the sights and sounds of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, Nat King Cole, Louis Prima and many more of the classic crooners that defined cool and swinging music in the 50′s and 60′s.

Monik Nordine

Monik Nordine Trio

Location: The Pacific Lounge, Hotel Grand Pacific
Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019
Time: 8:00pm – 11:00pm PST
Admission: No cover - $20 minimum spend required 

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As one of BC’s top soprano and alto jazz saxophonists, Monik Nordine has a powerful, lyrical, and impressive command of the saxophone. She has received several prestigious arts awards and performed on the JUNO-nominated album “Cruel Yet Fair” with the Hard Rubber Orchestra.

Monik directs The Victoria Jazz Orchestra and has shared the stage with award-winning musicians Hugh Fraser, Guido Basso, Matt Catingub, David Foster, Campbell Ryga, Michael Buble, Rob McConnell, Tommy Banks, Brad Turner and many other high-profile artists.  

Bordeaux Wine Dinner

Bordeaux Wine Dinner

Location: The Pacific Restaurant, Hotel Grand Pacific
Date:  Saturday, June 22, 2019
Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm PST
Admission: $165 per person, including taxes and gratuity
Tickets Required:  Click here for tickets
Menu:  Click here for the menu

 

Bordeaux is one of the world’s greatest wine regions.  It has a vast history of winemaking with incredible stories of its rise to stardom.  The wines are magnificent examples of power and finesse and we are very excited to offer an array of exquisite examples in this Bordeaux focused dinner.  We have combed through our cellar to find the best examples of perfectly aged wines to showcase with an outstanding food menu.  Join us for a thrill-ride night of some of the world’s finest wines!

Meet your host, Brad Royale

Brad Royale is a Sommelier and beverage/event consultant based in Calgary, Alberta. Royale lists Canadian Rocky Mountain Resorts, Hotel Grand Pacific, Wine Align, IDMG, British Columbia Wine Institute, Wines of South Africa, Wine Scholar Guild and Top Drop Canada as clients. Royale has been involved in retail and restaurant management for twenty years and holds Diploma credentials from both the International Sommelier Guild and WSET. Known for his discerning tasting skills, Royale has been involved in professional wine judging for the past 15 years, being retained by Wine Access, Culinaire Magazine and WineAlign. Royale has won multiple awards for his wine programs from Wine Spectator, Wine Enthusiast, World of Fine Wine (Three Stars) and The Vancouver Wine Festival. In 2012 Brad launched his own wine label, Kitten Swish, a micro-negotiant that sources carefully curated wines from France, Germany, Spain, United States, Hungary and Canada. www.bradroyale.com www.kittenswish.com



Jaya Bremer Quartet

Jaya Bremer Quartet - TD Victoria International Jazz Festival

Location: The Pacific Lounge, Hotel Grand Pacific
Date: Friday, June 21 and Saturday, June 22, 2019
Time: 9:00pm – 11:00pm PST
Admission: $20 Minimum Spend

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The Jaya Bremer Quartet is excited to be returning to the TD Victoria International Jazz Festival to bring you swing music from the 1930's to 50's. Inspired by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, they will be recreating that sweet swinging jazz from an era past; with a modern touch.
Blue Moon Marquee - TD Victoria International Jazz Festival

Blue Moon Marquee - TD Victoria International Jazz Festival

Location: The Pacific Lounge, Hotel Grand Pacific
Date: Monday, June 24, Tuesday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Time: 9:00pm – 11:00pm PST
Admission: $20 Minimum Spend

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This popular “gypsy blues band” plays a beguiling mix of old Delta blues, swing, jazz and ragtime. A.W. Cardinal and Jasmine Colette are JazzFest veterans not to be missed. Joined by Darcy Phillips on keyboards and Morgan Onda on saxophone.
The Unravel

The Unravel - TD Victoria International Jazz Festival

Location: The Pacific Lounge, Hotel Grand Pacific
Date: Thursday, June 27, Friday, June 28 and Saturday, June 29, 2019
Time: 9:00pm – 11:00pm PST
Admission: $20 Minimum Spend

The Unravel is a fresh musical project formed in Victoria, BC that covers a lot of terrain, combining folk, pop, jazz and originals. They bring a musical elegance to the stage along with unique arrangements, juicy vocal harmonies and regal undertones that are not to be missed. This trio consists of Travis Short on bass, Wes Carroll on guitar and powerhouse singer Sara Marreiros.

Winnie Brave

Winnie Brave

Location: The Pacific Lounge, Hotel Grand Pacific
Date: Saturday, July 13, 2019
Time: 8:00pm – 11:00pm PST
Admission: No cover - $20 minimum spend required 

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Winnie Brave is a foot stompin' Americana/Roots duo hailing from Holden, Alberta. With two albums under their belts and hundreds of shows throughout Canada and the USA, this highly-entertaining and energetic duo are a sonic force to be reckoned with.

Lust Life Jazz Band

Lust Life Jazz Band

Location: The Pacific Lounge, Hotel Grand Pacific
Date: Saturday, October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2019
Time: 8:00pm – 11:00pm PST
Admission: No cover - $20 minimum spend required 

Website

Forged on the stages of Victoria's best performance venues Lust Life is a modern jazz band, dedicated to honouring the music and making each piece of music we play memorable. Conceived as a classic Jazz Band in 1994, over the years our repertoire has morphed to include blues, funk, pop, and Latin music.

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