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  • Fri. August 17, 2018

    Des Larsen

    Doors 7pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Desmond Day lives and breathes music. Writing and recording by day, and performing lounges and small concert venues by night, hard work is why Des' voice is destined for the stage. With the highly anticipated release of his first full-length record, tracked with producer/writer Jeff Dawson (Daniel Powter, Kelly Rowland, State Of Shock, and Marcy Playground), the future is looking bright for this Vancouver artist. Happy to be living out his dream Desmond never loses sight of his grass roots upbringing in the Comox Valley on Vancouver Island.

  • Sat. August 18, 2018

    Bella Cat

    Doors 7pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Try and imagine two of the world's most soulful and unique voices, Janis Joplin and Eartha Kit. Now imagine them producing a beautiful love child and that would be Bella Cat who, Clyde Stubblefield dubbed as "The Princess Of Soul." Her 1st single from her forthcoming album promises to entertain you with a passionate sound coming straight from the inner sanctum of her heart and soul. This new Canadian voice shows the kind of fresh talent which will sure to be a major contender in the future musical landscape.

  • Sun. August 19, 2018

    Early Show: Sadie Campbell

    Doors 7pm
    Show 8pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Sadie Campbell is a woman who can hold her own- the songstress weaves her powerful blues-stained vocals with a contemporary edge, to sound equally at home in both Vancouver and Nashville. Inspired by the songwriting of greats like Patty Griffin and Joni Mitchell, her upcoming music draws on the raw honesty of her lyrical narrative, showcasing the influences from her time in New York, Nashville and her travels abroad.

  • Sun. August 19, 2018

    S.K. Wellington

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    S.K. Wellington is a Calgary-based singer/songwriter that has been writing and performing music for close to a decade. Leading the band “The Wellington Folk” for 8 years - S.K. took a departure in 2018 and decided to move forward as a solo act. A fusion of folk, roots and indie/rock, S.K.’s song offerings are reflective, poignant, poetic, and hopeful. The writing has been said to be “Fleetwood Mac meets Deathcab for Cutie.” S.K.’s songs have made Regional Top Ten in the CBC Searchlight competition three years in a row (2014-2016). Her music has been featured on CBC, X92.9, and CJSW. S.K. can be seen performing solo, or with a four or five piece band. The performances are equal parts refreshing, energizing, and grounding.

  • Mon. August 20, 2018

    The Tim Sars Sextet

    Doors 7pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    This horn forward and percussion rich six piece band features some of Vancouver’s heaviest players playing the music of composer and baritone saxophone player Tim Sars. Tim’s music combines latin, funk, balkan brass, and chamber jazz, mixed with poetic lyrics.

    Sars’ friends Kevin Tang on trombone and Jocelyn Waugh on trumpet fill out the rest of the horn section. These three friends have been playing music together for many years, touring though BC with their Afrobeat band “Camaro 67”, and even opening the Vancouver Jazz Festival with the “Tim Sars Sextet” in 2017.

    Ben Brown on drums, Robin Layne on percussion/marimba, and Conrad Good on double bass fill out the rhythm section. These three are all active in Vancouver’s creative music scene, able to create exciting and beautiful grooves will make you move.

  • Tue. August 21, 2018

    Deep Cuts

    Doors 7pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Some of Vancouver's heaviest hitters unite, celebrating friendship and all those great tunes we love but never get to play. Join Patrick Gavigan (vocals and guitar), Jen Lewin (vocals and keyboards), Alex Flock (guitar), Jeff Gammon (bass), and Kyle Radomsky (drums) on this particular dance-party odyssey through our take on some of our favourite songs of the 70s, 80s, 90s, and beyond.

  • Wed. August 22, 2018

    Early Show: Jillian Lake

    Doors 7pm
    Show 8pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    New to the Vancouver music scene, Jillian Lake captures the room with ambient indie-pop/folk sounds and enchanting story telling. She recently released her self-made debut e.p. 'Honey' and is currently working on a follow up full length record to be released in the fall of 2018.

  • Wed. August 22, 2018

    The Jen Hodge Allstars

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    It's Wednesday! Time to get your swing on, so strap on your dancing shoes and join us at Guilt & Co for a night of jazzy goodness!

    Vancouver-based upright bassist Jen Hodge leads a rotating cast of local and visiting musicians through a night of high energy traditional jazz music every Wednesday. Expect hard swinging grooves, boisterous New Orleans style horns, cheeky lyrics, clever arrangements, and plenty of spontaneous fun.

  • Thu. August 23, 2018

    GroundUp feat. Tim Fuller

    Doors 7pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Get down with GroundUp featuring Tim Fuller, performing at Guilt and Co Thursday March 29th. He will cruise through R&B and Hip Hop hits of the 90’s, performing tracks by 112, Dr. Dre, Usher, Jodeci, and many others. It will be a great night of music, so come by and reminisce!

    As always, we have the fabulous DJ Dule spinning all night and all proceeds from the door will be donated in support of The Bavubuka Foundation.

  • Fri. August 24, 2018

    Mistah D with HB Wild

    Doors 7pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Dalias (Mistah *D*) Blake became aware of the power of music early in life. This awareness led to instruments then eventually to song and poetry writings then culminated with live show openings and headlining performances. 
Infused with the belief that "music has no boundaries or limits and can reach places that words often can’t," Mistah *D* remains busy performing with and creatively writing for up and coming talented artists.

  • Sat. August 25, 2018

    The Om Sound

    Doors 7pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Neo-soul, hip-hop, electro, jazz-fusion, funk, reggae....genres dissolve at the flood of groove that is The OM Sound. Founded in BC and based in Montreal, their mesmerizing music continually pushes instrumental and lyrical boundaries.

    Their music is inspired by a socially, environmentally, and spiritually conscious message, conveyed through soul stirring lyrics and rich soundscapes, wrapped up with in-the-pocket beats and blow-your-mind bass lines.

  • Sun. August 26, 2018

    Early Show: Jonny Tobin

    Doors 7pm
    Show 8pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    One of Vancouver’s most in-demand keys players brings a full set of his own original music to Guilt for the very first time! Weaving ultra-catchy riffs and melodies with complex and interesting harmonies, Jonny’s music tells a story while bringing mad vibes to the listener. Fat synth funk grooves playfully collide with abstract jazzy undertones influenced by a full spectrum of artists including Herbie Hancock, Kaytranada, and Robert Glasper. Jonny has assembled a crew of some of Vancity’s most creative and fearless groove masters for this show.

    Featuring:

    Jonny Tobin - keys
    Thad Bailey-Mai - trumpet
    Tristan Paxton - guitar
    Nate Drobner - bass
    Shaquille Headley - drums
    + special guest vocalists/MC’s!

  • Sun. August 26, 2018

    Zimbamoto

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Zimbamoto is a 5-piece Afro-Fusion ensemble led by Canada’s foremost virtuoso mbira and marimba player, Kurai Mubaiwa. Featuring some of Vancouver’s best “world” musicians, Zimbamoto mixes the traditional music of Zimbabwe with electric grooves and heavy beats, they create a hypnotic sound that is uniquely built for the dance floor.

    The music is rooted in the classical repertoire of the mbira, a metal-tined ‘thumb piano’ that first appeared in the Zambezi River valley nearly 1,000 years ago, that is traditionally used to invoke ancestral spirits. Mubaiwa has been playing the instrument since childhood, where he would walk from village to village while playing, something he still does today in urban Vancouver! Tambai is their debut album (released Nov.2017).

  • Mon. August 27, 2018

    Alita Dupray

    Doors 7pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Help smooth out your Monday with sultry vocals of the very talented Alita Dupray. Scheduled every last Monday of the month, this show is not to be missed.

  • Tue. August 28, 2018

    The Emotions Open Mic

    Doors 7pm
    Show 7:30pm
    Admission $10

    Emotions Open Mic hits on the last Tuesday of every month from 7-9pm. Giving local talent the opportunity to show their skills in front of a live audience, Emotions invites various forms of expression such as comedy, poetry, dance, art, and live music to hit the stage. If you're looking for a place to try new material or just want a night out to see some talented individuals perform, this is the place to be. To sign up to perform or to get on guestlist, head to www.emotionsopenmic.com

  • Tue. August 28, 2018

    Gabriel Palatchi Trio CD Release Show

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Join Argentinian pianist and composer Gabriel Palatchi for an eclectic musical journey with his original blend of genres such as latin jazz, tango, funk, middle eastern and more, as part of the 2018 world tour featuring his new release “Made in Canada."

    Gabriel Palatchi - piano and nord
    Kerry Galloway - bass
    Reuben Spyker- drums

  • Wed. August 29, 2018

    Early Show: Company B Jazz Band

    Doors 7pm
    Show 8pm
    Company B Jazz Band is one of Vancouver’s foremost jazz ensembles, featuring a harmonizing female vocal trio in vintage style. In their 10+ years as a band, this talented group of musicians has delighted audiences from all walks of life, from coast to coast to coast. Their creative arrangements, sharp image, and charming wit never fail to get toes tapping and faces smiling.

  • Wed. August 29, 2018

    The Jen Hodge Allstars

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    It's Wednesday! Time to get your swing on, so strap on your dancing shoes and join us at Guilt & Co for a night of jazzy goodness!

    Vancouver-based upright bassist Jen Hodge leads a rotating cast of local and visiting musicians through a night of high energy traditional jazz music every Wednesday. Expect hard swinging grooves, boisterous New Orleans style horns, cheeky lyrics, clever arrangements, and plenty of spontaneous fun.

  • Thu. August 30, 2018

    GroundUp feat. Adventures in Paradise

    Doors 7pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    GroundUp presents Adventures In Paradise. Vancouver is buzzing about the newest phenomenon in cover song artistry with universal, if at times terse, acclaim. "Super groovy." "Sounds like delicious." "I can dance to that." "I'm surprised they didn't play Valerie or Signed, Sealed, Delivered." Let Adventures In Paradise take your hand and be your soul guide. The adventure starts with grooves from the 70s and 80s and glides along silken paths to paradise laid down by these staples of the Vancouver R&B and soul scene: Marie Hui on vocals, Gavin Youngash on guitar, Jay Esplana on keyboards, Paul Clark on drums, Myles Bigelow on percussion, Derek DiFilippo on bass.

    As always, we have the fabulous DJ Dule spinning all night and all proceeds from the door will be donated in support of the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre.

  • Fri. August 31, 2018

    Brett Smith-Daniels

    Doors 7pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    UK based singer-guitarist Brett Smith-Daniels has performed on stage with Mick Taylor of The Rolling Stones, and toured North America and the UK, sharing bills with artists such as Sir Tom Jones, Gilby Clarke (Guns N' Roses), Dr Feelgood, and Focus. He has also been featured on CBC’S Dragons Den, as well as conducting interviews for BBC Radio 1, and The Independent (UK). His music has been described by Guns N'Roses drummer Matt Sorum as "The future of Rock N' Roll."

  • Sat. September 1, 2018

    HB Wild

    Doors 7pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Henri Brown (HB) has a long and expansive background in the music and film industry. He was reared in a family of performing artists, notably, the first cousin to 1960s rock guitarist, Jimi Hendrix; the son of Pearl Brown, a jazz singer known as Black Cultured Pearl; a nephew to 1950s and 1960s television singer and personality, Eleanor Collins who is now a member of the B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame.

    Undoubtedly, HB´s destiny was the entertainment industry. Early in his performance career as a singer/composer/band leader, HB groomed and developed HB Concept. The band won the reputable T.V. network CBC´s Fame Game competition, which resulted in a half hour television show. Come and see HB with his unbelievably stacked band of Vancouver R&B Superstars.

  • Sun. September 2, 2018

    Mad Riddim

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Mad Riddim is a mash-up making, drum and bass led groove machine, mixing classic dub sensibilities with the attitude of funk and the improvisation of jazz.

    Formed in Vancouver BC by drummer Richard Brown a.k.a Rb Drums and bassist Matt Reid, Mad Riddim is founded on an intuitive musical connection and a shared vision of pushing the traditional boundaries of a rhythm section.

  • Sun. September 2, 2018

    Early Show: Air Stranger

    Doors 7pm
    Show 8pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Air Stranger’s sound emerges from the collective musicality of each of its musicians. They combine their unique influences to form a funky, soulful sound simultaneously reminiscent of Anderson .Paak, Vulfpeck, and James Brown, but with harmonic and rhythmic inflections that show the band’s educational background in jazz school.

    The rhythm section is comprised of Seb Chamney on guitar and brothers Colin and Eric Sankey on bass and drums respectively. They deliver funky, foot-tapping grooves with colorful jazz harmonies. Vocalist Sophie Richsar seamlessly blends vocal stylings of hip-hop, rock, and funk and enraptures audiences with her powerful, raspy voice and range. Supported by a strong horn section, dubbed the Granville Street Horns, Air Stranger delivers funk-driven soul parallelled by lyrics with keen insight into the topics of today.

  • Mon. September 3, 2018

    Early Show: The Living

    Doors 7pm
    Show 8pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Hailing from Peckham, London England but currently residing in Vancouver Canada, The Living is A singer, songwriter, visionary - an all round performer. With a musical background that boasts a wealth of diverse experience, a distinct voice that stands alone and the ability to create music that speaks volumes. The Living is a musical being carrying a frequency of positive balance. The strength of him lies in his art.

  • Mon. September 3, 2018

    The Marwills

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Groovy bass and big drums anchor an explosive frontman and fiery guitars. The Marwills are a thick, juicy cut of Rock stuffed with the Blues and covered in Grade A Canadian dirt. They make music with serious guts and they sweat while they do it. Their sound conjures smoky blues bars, shady drinking establishments, and the golden age of rock and roll.

  • Tue. September 4, 2018

    Underneath the Harlem Moon

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Join us for "UNDERNEATH THE HARLEM MOON," A Smokey Soul-era Harlem cabaret here in the heart of Gastown! Curated and produced by local soul songstress Ms. Krystle Dos Santos and featuring a variety of spoken word & vocal guests each month. As always, artists are backed by the amazing Harlem Moon band: Jonny Tobin, Derek DiFilippo, Jonny Holisko, and Mike Meroniuk.

  • Wed. September 5, 2018

    Early Show: Nick Mintenko

    Doors 7pm
    Show 8pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    As a multi-instrumentalist and supporting artist (Bass, Vocals, Guitar) Nick has an impressive resume that begins with a diploma in Jazz Studies on the Upright Bass (2013), includes recording sessions with Juno winning producers Joby Baker (2015) and David Travers-Smith (2016), and is highlighted by touring western North America and western Europe with Western Canadian Award winning artists and Juno nominated artists extensively over the last four years with The Bills (2014, 2017), The Marc Atkinson Trio (2013-17), and West My Friend (2014-18) among many others.

  • Wed. September 5, 2018

    The Jen Hodge Allstars

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    It's Wednesday! Time to get your swing on, so strap on your dancing shoes and join us at Guilt & Co for a night of jazzy goodness!

    Vancouver-based upright bassist Jen Hodge leads a rotating cast of local and visiting musicians through a night of high energy traditional jazz music every Wednesday. Expect hard swinging grooves, boisterous New Orleans style horns, cheeky lyrics, clever arrangements, and plenty of spontaneous fun.

  • Thu. September 6, 2018

    GroundUp feat. Dutch Robinson

    Doors 7pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    As lead singer of the legendary R&B group The Ohio Players, Dutch toured for years with highlights such as Soul Train and The Tonight Show. He co-wrote their material, and even performed the Ohio Player version of Somewhere Over the Rainbow requested at Judy Garland’s funeral.

    After leaving The Players, Dutch worked with the likes of Tommy Motolla, Daryl Hall, John Oates, Melba Moore, Kid Creole & the Coconuts, and Curtis Mayfield before relocating to Canada. His 5 octave vocal range and undeniable stage presence makes for a classic R&B/Soul spectacle. His show is a mix of Motown classics and well-known originals, none of which are to be missed.

    We also have the fabulous DJ Dule spinning all night and all proceeds from the door will be donated in support of The Downtown East Side Women's Center.

  • Fri. September 7, 2018

    Soul Queens Tribute feat. Tiffany Rivera and Marie Hui

    Doors 7pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Tonight we feature two of Vancouver's best-known female R&B/Soul vocalist; Marie Hui and Tiffany Rivera. Backed by a band formed just for the night, it will be a night of well-known R&B/Soul hits performed brilliantly by two very experienced singers and their 'one night only' band. Don't miss it!

  • Sat. September 8, 2018

    The Scott Verbeek Sextet

    Doors 7pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Celebrated for his soulful and unique sound, guitarist Scott Verbeek blends funky grooves and fresh melodies that both captivate and challenge his audience. Scott can be seen with his signature red guitar playing all over Vancouver and touring extensively across Canada and the United States. Verbeek has performed/recorded with Five Alarm Funk, Warren Dean Flandez, Bazooka Picnic, Kutapira and many more. This night will feature some of Vancouver’s grooviest Musicians.

  • Sun. September 9, 2018

    Early Show: Jacob Seyer

    Doors 7pm
    Show 8pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Acoustic guitarist and composer Jacob Seyer is rising quickly to meet the Vancouver music scene with a passionate advocacy for new music. With a fluid musical aesthetic and an extensive grasp of guitar technique, Jacob's performances of instrumental guitar music are described as progressive, energetic, and introspective. Since graduating in 2017 with a masters degree in Guitar Performance at the University of British Columbia, Jacob has filled his schedule with teaching, volunteering for local and international music non-profits, and producing music with support from around the world. Five years after his first EP release ("A Change in Season, 2013), Jacob's debut full length album, "Migration," (2018) tells a story of overcoming tragedy, movement, and re-integration.

  • Sun. September 9, 2018

    Siobhan

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Siobhan is one of Vancouver’s most versatile and authentic vocalists. After moving to the city from Vancouver Island 4 years ago, Siobhan is hitting hard with her soulful, resonant and powerful voice! With flavours of R&B, Neo-soul and Jazz, her music is bound to make you groove! September 9 also happens to be her birthday, so come help her celebrate!! The band will feature: Jonny Tobin on keys, Derek DiFilippo on bass, Adam Cormier on drums, Chris Couto on percussion, and Mike Agranovich on guitar.

  • Mon. September 10, 2018

    The JD Organ Trio

    Doors 7pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    The JD Organ Trio is a Vancouver-based group led by Jason de Couto on Hammond B3 Organ, and features Kelly Brown on Guitar, and Justin James on Drums. All three members are versatile and active musicians and work within a variety of ensembles in the local music scene. They have come together to form a unique and dynamic sound seldom heard in Vancouver, featuring the mighty Hammond Organ. The group plays a mix of Jazz, Funk, Pop, Latin, and Blues music, with influences ranging from Jimmy Smith, Dr. Lonnie Smith, and Jimmy McGriff, to Larry Goldings, Sam Yahel, and Joey deFrancesco.

  • Tue. September 11, 2018

    Uno Mas Trio

    Doors 7pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    A Vancouver opus, UnoMas’ music is a Soul-Jazz flavor, peppered with funk, hip- hop, reggae, drum & bass, and Latin grooves. Embracing a unique and modern sound, this is a trio that never fails to deliver. With original guitar by Kelly Brown, bass by Dino DiNicolo and drums by Travis Nelson, these boys have one of the freshest, groove-based, live acts Vancouver has to offer!

  • Wed. September 12, 2018

    Early Show: Clark Graham

    Doors 7pm
    Show 8pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Raised in the backdrop of the Fraser Valley, signer-songwriter Clark Graham has been bringing his intimate and heartfelt songs to stages in Vancouver and Los Angeles throughout the years. Influenced by the musical Idols that have come before him, Clark leaves everything he has on stage and record. This year marks the release of a brand new album for Clark recorded with his long-time collaborator, Grammy winning producer Justin Merrill. This sonic endeavour represents a new era in his commitment to the craft of songwriting, armed with his voice, a single guitar, and harmonica, he hides behind no vales or gimmicks. Only a passion for purity and truth in the songs he sings.

  • Wed. September 12, 2018

    The Jen Hodge Allstars

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    It's Wednesday! Time to get your swing on, so strap on your dancing shoes and join us at Guilt & Co for a night of jazzy goodness!

    Vancouver-based upright bassist Jen Hodge leads a rotating cast of local and visiting musicians through a night of high energy traditional jazz music every Wednesday. Expect hard swinging grooves, boisterous New Orleans style horns, cheeky lyrics, clever arrangements, and plenty of spontaneous fun.

  • Thu. September 13, 2018

    GroundUp feat. David Ward

    Doors 7pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    After 12 years of quietly sending ripples through the independent music scene, David Ward’s latest, a cinematic and soulful opus, Violet, Gold + Rose, has garnered support from some of the most respected artists in music.

    Ward has spent the last two years between Vancouver, London and Berlin, building on the success of his last album, Transitioning. The run has included opening slots for grammy-winner Lisa Fischer, Becca Stevens, Jacob Collier, and a sold-out show at London’s historic Union Chapel with fellow Canadian, Frazey Ford.

    We also have the fabulous DJ Dule spinning all night and all proceeds from the door will be donated in support of The Downtown East Side Women's Center.

  • Fri. September 14, 2018

    The Blazing Arrows

    Doors 7pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    The Blazing Arrows is one of Timothy Proznick's writing projects. Having carved out a professional career as a versatile session drummer, Tim has been like a chameleon, being versatile enough to fit into any vibe that needs to be filled. Even though he has been a staple in the West Coast music scene, Tim felt as though something was missing in his life and career, so he has now shifted his focus into production, and his roots that were planted in songwriting between the ages of 12 and 18.

    The Blazing Arrows is one of those seeds that have been planted. It's the kind of group that will make your hips shake and your neck snap, all while taking you on a creative musical adventure with intricate rhythms and sounds blending high end musicianship and groove, with some freedom of Jazz Improv.

  • Sat. September 15, 2018

    Big Easy Funk Ensemble

    Doors 7pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Big Easy Funk Ensemble celebrates the amazing variety of music that has grown out of the Jazz, Blues and Snazzy Grooves of New Orleans. The 9 member band includes a 3-piece horn section comprised of Andrew Benton Sax, Kevin Tang Trombone and Ryan Naso Trumpet. The rhythm section includes Reece Worth on Guitar, Eric Stephenson on Bass, Tyler Gibson on Keyboards & Organ, Ryan Davis on Drums, Jeffrey Kornblum on Percussion, and last but not least the mesmerizing Chris Berry on Vocals.

  • Sun. September 16, 2018

    Chance Hayden

    Doors 7pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Guitarist, composer, arranger and producer Chance Hayden has sustained an active presence throughout Portland, Oregon since 2005. His talent continuously extends to diverse acclaimed artists such as Darrell Grant, Farnell Newton, Andy Stokes, Lindsey Webster, Maimouna Youssef and Mycle Wastman. Hayden garnered international exposure touring throughout fifteen countries alongside Jarrod Lawson, highlights involving Holland’s North Sea Jazz Festival, Japan’s Billboard Live and an exclusive birthday celebration for Stevie Wonder.

    As a Portland State University Jazz Studies graduate, Hayden's guitar stylings are well informed through the jazz tradition while equally matched with influence of funky rhythm players a la Curtis Mayfield and Cornell Dupree to story-telling bluesmen such as B.B. King and Johnny Guitar Watson. Hayden's sophomore album and label debut, Get Somethin' (Ropeadope / Atlanta Records), forwards his authentic approach in the jazz-funk idiom.

  • Mon. September 17, 2018

    Early Show: Afrobar

    Doors 7pm
    Show 8pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Afrobar is a Canadian based, Ugandan R&B and Soul artist who's passion for music started in 2003, writing his music about love, God, and his family. Afrobar was also one of the top 5 finalists in the Cumberland Music Festival Artist Challenge, and he has also been on the Medicine show with Jason Q Lawrence on Citr 101.9 FM Radio. You can listen to his music on Spotify, Youtube, and on Reverbnation. Afrobar is on the Artist Roster for Olivia Wachter Management.

  • Mon. September 17, 2018

    Brown Paper Bag

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Brown Paper Bag is a trip into Classic Soul, and Blues. Original R&B tunes are played along side well-known and rare cuts from the Motown and Stax collections, each infused with spontaneity, dynamics and a true love forensemble playing. Fans of Otis Redding, Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin, Albert King and Ray Charles will find that one evening of dancing to Brown Paper Bag is not enough.

  • Tue. September 18, 2018

    Early Show: Steve Beddall

    Doors 7pm
    Show 8pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Singer, songwriter, and producer Steven Beddall leads Vancouver blues rock outfit Wooden Horsemen and is a frequent contributor to the internationally acclaimed Funk Hunters live set. His eclectic repertoire commands a gritty mix of blues, gospel and traditional folk music.

  • Tue. September 18, 2018

    Arsen Shomakhov

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Arsen Shomakhov is an electric blues performer truly dedicated to the style’s roots yet never hesitating to borrow means of expression from other genres. He established himself as a blues-devoted virtuoso musician in his native Russia, making it to the International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis in 2005 and winning the new talent contest at the King Biscuit Blues Festival in Helena, AR in 2007.

    After moving to Vancouver, B.C. in 2008, Arsen formed the Arsen Shomakhov Trio that currently features Bruce O’Neill on bass and Chip Hart on drums. Working hard to make a name for himself and the Trio, he has performed at a variety of festivals across the US and Canada including: The King Biscuit Blues Festival, Waterfront Blues Festival, Edmonton’s Labatt Blues Festival, Montreal International Blues Festivals, and the Calgary International Blues Festival, to name a few.

  • Wed. September 19, 2018

    Early Show: Jennifer Hershman

    Doors 7pm
    Show 8pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Jennifer has formed a diverse career for herself as an International singer/songwriter. Charting in the Billboard Dance Charts with her single “Sweet Allure” in the top 5 (2002), she toured as the lead vocalist with the recording act Balligomingo. The Vancouver-based artist/producer independently released “EBBS”, her 4th solo release, on June 24th, 2017. “EBBS” is a milestone in Jennifer’s discography, being her first self produced record.

  • Wed. September 19, 2018

    The Jen Hodge Allstars

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    It's Wednesday! Time to get your swing on, so strap on your dancing shoes and join us at Guilt & Co for a night of jazzy goodness!

    Vancouver-based upright bassist Jen Hodge leads a rotating cast of local and visiting musicians through a night of high energy traditional jazz music every Wednesday. Expect hard swinging grooves, boisterous New Orleans style horns, cheeky lyrics, clever arrangements, and plenty of spontaneous fun.