Eats & Beats 2019

  • June 27, 2019
  • GoWestShore
Colwood’s 5th Annual ‘Eats & Beats at the Beach’ happens Saturday, July 20, 2019 from 1 to 8pm. The free family event takes place about midway along Esquimalt Lagoon on Ocean Boulevard. Enjoy music, food and fun in one of the most spectacular oceanfront beach settings on Vancouver Island. The area is closed to through traffic for the occasion. Upwards of 9,000 people attended Eats &...

A Legendary Holiday Affair!

  • December 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
Interview By Anne Marie MoroOn December 13, ‘Christmas with Sinatra’, a holiday concert featuring the music of legendary crooner, Frank Sinatra, is coming to town. Award-winning, international producer, Tony James was born and raised in Victoria and this limited engagement is the first performance of a 3-city tour on Vancouver Island under the new company—Renee James Productions. When I spoke...

The Hills are Alive

  • September 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
with art, light, and music in the West Shore!If you’ve never attended this ‘Light Up the Hills’ familyfriendly, outdoor festival of light event, this is your chance to make up for lost time! Held after dark, the festival’s illuminated artworks will amaze you as you walk along a designated path and take in spectacular glowing effects, pass by various performances...

XX Acoustic Night Performers

  • August 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
By Darcy’s Pub Westshore, ManagerIt’s truly amazing that almost every night of the week at Darcy’s Pub (WestShore), you can experience a host of talented, local groups and individuals ready and willing to perform for you. The ‘XX Acoustic Show’, held on Thursday, June 28, was exceptional in that it was dedicated to showcasing local female singer-song writers. The audience...

TAKE THE STAGE!

  • July 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
By Courtney Campbell, General Manager Darcy’s Pub WestshoreDarcy’s Pub Westshore is the place to be if you love LIVE music—or if you are someone who loves to perform! On the first Wednesday of every month, Darcy’s features its popular ‘Open Mic Night’, an eclectic evening of live acoustic music beginning at 7pm. Singer/songwriters from every genre perform 20-minute sets of...

2018 Eats & Beats Festival

  • July 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
Colwood’s 4th Annual ‘Eats & Beats at the Beach’ happens Saturday, July 7, 2018. Join a few thousand friends on our breathtaking oceanfront beach with live bands, favourite local food trucks, and free fun stuff all day long. The event takes place about midway along Esquimalt Lagoon on Ocean Boulevard. The area is closed to through traffic so the party...

GOOD TIMES - EVERY TIME!

  • June 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
By Courtney Campbell, General Manager Darcy’s Pub WestshoreJune 1st marks the end of an era at Darcy’s Pub. Our longest running house band, Monkeywrench, will be playing their last show with us! As Monkeywrench continues on to other endeavours, we will be showcasing a variety of other awesome local bands, every Friday. We have Lost Boys, Southern Urge, Cities, and...

Victory to Vinyl Competition Results

  • May 6, 2018
  • GoWestShore
By Justin Sparks, Event Director Darcy’s Pub Westshore Photo credit: Justin Sparks Photography Video credit: GoWestShore & Sheila NykwistThe spectacular ‘Vinyl to Victory’ music competition held at Darcy’s Pub in Langford in March attracted 56 bands of which 16 bands were selected to compete. Our congratulations go out to ‘Teenage Violets’ who took home the $3,000 first prize money on the final night of...

West Shore’s Best in Live Entertainment!

  • May 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
By Courtney Campbell, General Manager Darcy’s Pub WestshoreIf you are looking for great live, local entertainment—without commuting all the way downtown—Darcy’s Pub Westshore has you covered! Darcy’s always strives to offer the best in live entertainment. From concerts to sports, and weekly events, there is something for everybody at Darcy’s Pub Westshore. As the community around us grows and diversifies, we are excited for the...

COLWOOD’S BEACH FOOD DAYS!

  • May 1, 2018
  • GoWestShore
Head to the beachfront every Friday and Saturday this summer for Colwood’s 2nd Annual Beach Food Days. Enjoy one of the most beautiful oceanfront beaches around with breathtaking views, ocean breezes, warm sand, good friends, live music, and hot eats from local food trucks.It’s one of those rare inter-generational events that everyone can enjoy. Families love it, because adults can...