Coming Soon: Arts events nanaimo

By Arts Editor Cheryl Folland

WHAT

Three time Juno Award Nominee, Jenn Grant, with special guest Rachel Sermanni

WHEN

April 5, at The Queen’s, 34 Victoria Cres. Early show, doors open 7 pm, show begins 8 pm.

WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Last time Jenn was here, she was in a duo, this time she’ll be performing with a full band. Tickets are $20 in advance, plus s/c. $25 at the door, available at Lucid, Desire Tattoo, The Queens, and online at ticketzone.com.

WHAT

Old City Laugh Lounge, featuring Dylan Rhymer of Vancouver, BC.

WHEN

April 14, at Old City Station Pub, 150 Skinner St. Two shows, 7 pm and 8 pm.

WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Part of a monthly showcase at Old City, at $10 per show, and two shows per night, grab a friend and have a laugh. Tickets available now at Old City Station Pub and online at ticketzone.com.

WHAT

Close Talker with special guests: Young Babylon, and Frontier.

WHEN

April 25, at The Queen’s. Early show to start at 8 pm.

WHY YOU SHOULD GO

Want some fresh rock vibes in your life? You will not want to miss this show. Tickets are $10 plus s/c in advance and $15 at the door. On sale now at Lucid, Desire Tattoo, The Queens and online at ticketzone.com.

WHAT

Longwoodstock 2017.

WHERE

August 11 at The Queen’s and August 12 at Longwood Brewery 101A-2046 Boxwood Rd. 19+ event. Two pieces of ID required.

WHY BE THERE?

Local and ferried in talent. Comedy, music, good food, great beer–this is the block party you’ve always wanted. Earlybird advance two day passes are limited and available online for $45 plus s/c at ticketzone.com.