UPCOMING EVENTS

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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 .

Please note: tickets for this event are only available at www.brownpapertickets.com

All reserved seating


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  

CYPRUS AVENUE

FRIDAY FEB 14, 2020

Come on down to Club 240 with your Sweetheart and celebrate Valentines with Cyprus Avenue

Last time they performed Van Morrison's music at Club 240 they brought the house down!

If you’re a fan of this legendary Northern Irish singer/ song writer 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. 






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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!  

BIG CITY SO

FRIDAY MARCH 20, 2020

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….

MARCH HARE SWINGIN' SIXTIES SHOW

FRIDAY MARCH 27, 2020

March Hare always packs the place out when they come to Club 240 and this show will be no different.  Come on down to hear your favorite songs of the sixties and be prepared to dance your feet off. 

This power-packed band will keep you on the dance floor all night!




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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 

Tom 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!!

SOUL PURPOSE

FRIDAY APRIL 17, 2020

  

Put some Soul in your bowl! Soul Purpose serves up your favourite 60's & 70's Soul, Motown and R&B tunes, plus today's top 40 hits. Come and boogie the night away to the irrepressible sounds of this amazing band! 

With two dynamic female lead vocalists, funky organ, searing guitar and blazing hot horn section, there is never a dull moment! 


BLUE VOODOO

FRIDAY APRIL 24TH, 2020

Club 240 is pleased that these perennial favorites are back!  

Blue Voodoo is a talented group of musicians that are very well known throughout the Lower Mainland. With a number of albums to their credit and being nominated for a Maple Blues Award as New Artist of the Year in 2003 and for W.C.M.A. awards as Outstanding Blues CD of the Year in both 2005 and 2007, they bring a lot of credentials to the party! They have opened for the likes of Pinetop Perkins, Bo Diddley, Coco Montoya and many more. They were even invited by Joni Mitchell to perform at her 60th birthday party. With the double guitar threat of Ted Tosoff and Rick Dalgarno, Dan Ross on Bass and John McCreath on drums, the audience at Club 240 is really going to be in for a treat. Whatever you do….don’t miss this amazing group!

OCEAN PARK WAILERS

SATURDAY MAY 9, 2020

  

The Total Music Group is pleased to present this special Saturday night performance.

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


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.