UPCOMING EVENTS

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BILLY DIXON AND HIS SOUL TRAIN EXPRESS

SATURDAY SEPT 21, 2019

Come on down for a night of extraordinary music by one of Vancouver's  longest tenured bands. Billy and his crew will have you on your feet  all night long. Please note, this is not a Total Music Group production Tickets are available online at vtixonline.com 

BIG CITY SOUL

FRIDAY OCT 4, 2019

One of Club 240's most requested bands is back!  

Big City  Soul , the dynamic ten piece classic and contemporary R&B/Soul band,  brings their Big City Party wherever they go. This experienced and  entertaining ensemble comes with the musicianship and song list to keep  the dance floor full all night. Legendary vocalists Terry Raible &  Joanie Bye offer dynamic, soulful performances of R&B and Soul  classics mixed with Rock & Roll, Disco & Funk. Those power  vocals are complimented with the smooth and tasteful guitar work of  Michael Toth, the melodic and soulful keyboards of Dan Bechard, and  backed by the funky beats of drummer Steve Webb and one of Vancouver's  top bass players, Johan Worst, Then there are the Big City Horns,  composed of well-known trumpet player & recording artist Kevin Lee,  Terry Linburg on tenor sax,  Ken Abel providing the big sound of the  baritone sax and the newest member of Big City Soul, Colin Weinmaster on  trombone. Together this horn section provides the tight punctuation and  exciting solos that make Big City Soul one of the best big bands in the  city….. The Big City….

GALE FORCE BLUES PIGGIES WITH SPECIAL GUEST RANDY OXFORD

FRIDAY OCT 18, 2019

 Gale Force Blues Piggies is a group of seasoned veteran musicians who  have been performing around the Lower Mainland and beyond for many  years.  Their music is a high energy, eclectic mix of Blues, Classic  Rock and Soul music that will keep everyone on the dance floor all  night.  The band members include Howlin’ Jon Gale (guitar and vocals),  Mike Carter (guitar), Jamie Dale (vocals), Steve Moore (sax and vocals),  Howard Greenstein (keyboards), Mike Ellerback (bass), Tambelena  (percussion and vocals) and Terry Hoff (drums).  Add to this mix the  amazingly talented trombonist Randy Oxford.  Randy, Washington State  Performer of the Year, whose prowess on trombone and ability to ignite  an audience's enthusiasm have become legendary in the Northwest, is a  fixture on the Legendary Rhythm and Blues Cruise and the Big Blues  Benders where he plays with every major artist in the blues world.  
“Every Randy Oxford Band show is a high energy show, with a no-holds barred festival-party atmosphere."  
               - Guy Powell, Big City Rhythm and Blues Magazine 


march hare's 70's party

FRIDAY OCT 25, 2019

 

Take a trip back to the 1970s with the March Hare Band. Pull out the  Bell Bottoms, tie dye shirts or full on Disco gear then come to sing and  dance to all your favorite 70s hits.  
All 70s All Night with the March Hare Band 

lights on fundraiser Halloween dance featuring raised

SATURDAY OCT 26, 2019

It's going to be a very SPOOKY NIGHT at Club 240!!

Raised on Vinyl ( formerly the Blue Crew) packed the club last year for this same event. If you want an evening of amazing music and dance don't miss this show!  Come on out with your favorite costume! 

Raised on vinyl is a group of well seasoned musicians who individually have played with numerous big name entertainers.

The band consists of 

Tam Saunders - acoustic guitar and vocals

Darren  Northcott - guitar and vocals

Kevin Nickel - guitar and vocals

Dave Cyr- Bass and vocals

Dean Brown- keys and vocals

John McCreath - drums and vocals

Jim Widdifield - keys


If you want to experience great renditions of everything from the Moody Blues , the Doors, Elvis Costello, to the Beatles, Stones and Dire Straits don't miss this show!!


HOUSE SPECIAL

FRIDAY NOV 8, 2019

 House Special will be gracing the stage at Club 240 Friday November 8th  and filling the room with a wide range of great music all night long.  
House  Special consists of 5 members with a combined talent and performance of  150 years who've played venues from the Yale Hotel to Merritt Mountain  Music Festival and a multitude of venues in between. Their music spans  decades of great music covering artists from Stevie Wonder to Neil Young  to Big Joe Turner making it an evening of great music to fulfill all  your music tastes by great singers and musicians.  
House Special is sure to please. 

the ocean park wailers

FRIDAY NOV 15, 2019

The Ocean Park Wailers bring amazing energy to every show as they  perform a collection of deep blues, rock,  R&B, roots and originals.  They particularly please the dance crowd who come in droves to their  performances. The Wailers are led by their dynamic vocal duo of Terry Raible and Carolyn Neapole Terry  Raible is very well known in Vancouver music circles having sung with  such bands as Granville, Mainland and Sterling, All About Jack, Top City   and currently being the lead singer of Big City Soul. His dynamic  singing style has made him a Vancouver favorite. He is excited about  getting back to his R & R roots with the Wailers. Carolyn  Neapole is an exciting, wise performer and a songwriter with a poet’s  love of words and a painter’s eye for detail who for years has been a  fixture on the Victoria and Vancouver music scene.  Winner of the West  Coast M Awards for Top Female Songwriter and Top Female Vocalist,  Neapole has had a career of being recognized for the depth of her  songwriting and the wisdom in her voice and has often been compared to  Sarah McLachlan, Jann Arden and Natalie Merchant. Together with band  members Kevin Irwin on lead guitar and vocals, Russ Froese on bass and  vocals, Paul Sorbara on drums, Elliot Clarkson on sax and vocals and the  double barreled keyboard combo of Bill Brooks and Jim Widdifield they  make up an exciting “get off your seat and dance” ensemble.  

COPPER CROW BLUES BAND

FRIDAY NOV 22, 2019

 

A Chicago style Blues band, Copper Crow also infuses Classic Rock/Texas  Blues to bring you a style and energy that will take you back to the  heyday of the Blues the way it was played in the juke Joints across the  USA.  
Combining Martin Shaw’s lead vocals with the fantastic  rhythm of Peter Bryant on drums and Mike Ellerback on bass, Oliver  Krajci on lead guitar, Barry Warne on organ/piano and Robb Douglas on  blues harmonica, the band generates on-stage energy with music that will  satisfy those who love to dance as well as those who just love to  listen to the Blues. 

ALEXANDER BROWNE AND HIS BOULEVARDIERS

FRIDAY NOV 29, 2019

Step back into the era of gangsters, flappers and prohibition . Alexander Browne brings his authentic  renditions of the great hits of the 20s and 30s to the stage with an amazing group of talented musicians. Dress for the occasion and come on down to Club 240 . 

big hanks tribute to the blues songs of christmas

SATURDAY DEC 14, 2019

 Big Hank has been singing the blues since1974. He is a former RCA  Recording Artist and member of the Victoria Music Hall of Fame. He  toured extensively in the 80′s opening for such legends as Muddy Waters,  Joe Cocker, James Cotton, Koko Taylor and Paul Butterfield to name a  few. Additionally, in January of 2015 he had the opportunity to  represent British Columbia in Memphis at the International Blues  Challenge with his band. Big Hank’s band The  R&B Kingpins are a tight 7 piece band with horns.So take a turn off  the “Traditional” path and enjoy a glimpse into the heart and soul of  Christmas from a Blues point of view played by this exceptional group of  world class musician’s. Big Hank is known for his  powerful voice and whether he is performing with gut-wrenching drive or  gently caressing a moment of musical tenderness, you’ll feel the magic  of the holiday blues right down to your toes. This show is a  collection of traditional Blues Christmas tunes from the 20’s, 30’s,  40’s 50’s, and 60’s, by the likes of Louis Jordan, Big Joe Turner, BB  King, Eric Clapton, Charles Brown, Etta James and more. It’s not the  standard collection of carols, rather it’s a tribute that gives you a  look into the souls of the fabulous music legends sharing their  Christmas Blues. A refreshing take on a holiday concert, it has played  to sold-out houses and received rave reviews across British Columbia for  the past 4 years. This show played to sold out  houses and standing ovations in BC and Alberta last winter and has had  rave reviews here on the Island and lower mainland. This is not the  usual Christmas Show of standard Christmas carols you know but a tribute  that gives you a look into the souls of these fabulous Blues Legends by  sharing the Christmas Blues songs written by them. You will find it a  very refreshing take on a Christmas Music Show. This is the eighth year that Big Hank will been doing this Christmas Show. 

NEW YEARS WITH BIG CITY SOUL

TUESDAY DEC 31, 2019

 Come on down to Club 240 for an amazing night of music, dance and celebration bringing in the New Year. This is one of the best deals in the lower mainland for a New Year's celebration and we have one of Vancouver's premier bands providing the music. Get your tickets early as this always sells out. $75 gets you a great night of music and dancing, a prime rib buffet with options of chicken fish and vegetarian, party favors and a glass of bubbly at midnight. Enjoy one of the best dance floors in Greater Vancouver, great food, inexpensive drinks and tons of free parking 


SOUTHBOUND

FRIDAY FEB 7, 2020

Southbound… will take you on a journey that embodies the music  influenced by Rock and Roll, Country and the birthplace of American  music. In 2014, lead vocalist and Virginia native, George Cameron set out to bring that Southern Rock sound north of the 49th Parallel. He named this musical entity SOUTHBOUND. Performing  Southern Rock mixed with a bit of Texas Blues, a splash of Classic Rock  and a dash of Contemporary Country the Southbound experience will leave  you wanting more. Covering everything from the Allman Brothers Band  and Lynyrd Skynyrd to Chris Stapleton and ZZ Top, Southbound was born  out of the passion to carry on this great music. A night with  Southbound will have you dancing to some upbeat Southern Rock, Classic  Rock and Country mixed in with some great slow tunes to help get that  belt buckle polished to. Just like our website name says… SOUTHBOUND ROCKS! Southbound is: ♪  George Cameron – Lead Vocals and Mandolin ♪  Jim Cassidy – Guitar and Vocals ♪  Steve Kulusic – Guitar and Vocals ♪  Dave Young – Bass and Vocals  

VALENTINES DAY WITH BIG CITY SOUL

FRIDAY FEB 14, 2020

 One of Club 240's most requested bands is back!  

Big City  Soul , the dynamic ten piece classic and contemporary R&B/Soul band,  brings their Big City Party wherever they go. This experienced and  entertaining ensemble comes with the musicianship and song list to keep  the dance floor full all night. Legendary vocalists Terry Raible &  Joanie Bye offer dynamic, soulful performances of R&B and Soul  classics mixed with Rock & Roll, Disco & Funk. Those power  vocals are complimented with the smooth and tasteful guitar work of  Michael Toth, the melodic and soulful keyboards of Dan Bechard, and  backed by the funky beats of drummer Steve Webb and one of Vancouver's  top bass players, Johan Worst, Then there are the Big City Horns,  composed of well-known trumpet player & recording artist Kevin Lee,  Terry Linburg on tenor sax,  Ken Abel providing the big sound of the  baritone sax and the newest member of Big City Soul, Colin Weinmaster on  trombone. Together this horn section provides the tight punctuation and  exciting solos that make Big City Soul one of the best big bands in the  city….. The Big City….


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CYPRUS AVENUE

FRIDAY FEB 21, 2020

Last time they performed at Club 240 they brought the house down! If  you’re a fan of this legendary Northern Irish singer song writer’s  music and enjoy R&B classics, Cyprus Avenue is sure to please. A  lower mainland 6 piece ensemble with a clear vintage sound flirting with  borders of rock, blues and jazz while staying true to the 60’s and 70’s  R&B, performing horn driven dance tunes, intimate ballads, and  everything in between. 

THE WAY COOL BAND

FRIDAY FEB 28, 2020

 The Way Cool Band has been performing at special events, casinos,  festivals and fairs throughout the Pacific NW for many years. It  includes some of the finest musicians in the region from both sides of  the border.  Key members include Laurence Knight, Bruce Coughlan and  World Bluegrass Champion Nolan Murray. They have performed and  recorded with such artists as Brenda Lee, John Fogarty, Loretta Lynn,  Jerry Doucette, The Sun Rhythm Section (Elvis’s 1st band), legendary  Rolling Stones producer Andrew Oldham to name but just a few. This  background and experience gives the band the ability to play many styles  of music with seamless professionalism, energy and confidence. 

INCOGNITO

FRIDAY MARCH 13, 2020

Get prepared for one of Vancouver’s premier bands. The Toatl Music Group is proud to present Incognito on Friday  March 13th. Incognito is led by the fiery guitar work of Rob  Montgomery and features the dynamic vocals of Nadine States. Add to  that, the masterful keyboard work of Steve Webicki  and the driving  rhythm section of bassist David Barton and drummer Darrell Mayes  (formerly with Colin James) and what you end up with is an amazing  evening of music and dance. Don’t miss it!  

Raised on vinyl

FRIDAY APRIL 10,2020

 Raised on vinyl is a group of well seasoned musicians who individually have played with numerous big name entertainers.

The band consists of 

Tam Saunders - acoustic guitar and vocals

Darren  Northcott - guitar and vocals

Kevin Nickel - guitar and vocals

Dave Cyr- Bass and vocals

Dean Brown- keys and vocals

John McCreath - drums and vocals

Jim Widdifield - keys

If you want to experience great renditions of everything from the Moody Blues , the Doors, Elvis Costello, to the Beatles, Stones and Dire Straits don't miss this show!!

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