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  • Sat. May 27, 2017

    Best Night Ever

    Doors 8pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Equal parts pop, soul and rock 'n' roll, BEST NIGHT EVER is a Vancouver based band playing an intoxicating blend of original music. Meeting through performances with other artists, a mutual appreciation of each others distinct musical personalities developed and the band began writing captivating pop songs late in 2013. Simultaneously both a dance group and an outlet for deeper musical expression, the band draws inspiration from legendary artists like Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder, and features rippling keyboards, syncopated guitar lines and soulful vocal melodies placed on a bedrock of vintage drum and bass sounds.

  • Sun. May 28, 2017

    Guilt & Co Live feat. Arsen Shomakhov

    Doors 8pm
    Show 9pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Tonight we want to take you back to the oldSchool with a night of World Class Blues with the Arsen Shomakhov Band Featuring:
    Darrell Mayes - Drums
    Bruce O'Neill - upright bass
    Arsen Shomakhov - Blues guitar Ninja

  • Mon. May 29, 2017

    Uno Mas

    Doors 8pm
    Show 930
    Pay-What-You-Can

    A Vancouver opus, UnoMas’ music embraces a unique, modern sound, that is rooted in soul- jazz, punctuated with funk, hip- hop, reggae, drum & bass, and Latin grooves. With original guitar by Kelly Brown, bass by Dino DiNicolo and drums by Travis Nelson, their shows are consistenly unique, with fresh takes on well known classics and original music. Their enthusiasm, humility and connection with one another is displayed in every performance, on stages big and small.

  • Tue. May 30, 2017

    The Unified

    Doors 8pm
    Show 930pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    The Unified amigos are blending New Orleans soul with funk & reggae and wrapping it in anthems of love that make even wallflowers dance! The members of this dynamic and loveable group are a true example of how worlds can merge together with a common dream. These experienced musicians come from all parts of the globe; their mandate is to create accessible music with a message of a unity, freedom, acceptance, and love. The Unified has established themselves as a live music groovefest, with tight rhythms, soaring melodies, improvisation and always encouraging plenty of shakin’ on the dance floor.

  • Wed. May 31, 2017

    Jen Hodge Allstars

    Doors 8pm
    Show 930pm
    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. June 1, 2017

    Early Show: MKQ

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

    MKQ is a Vancouver-based quartet led by guitarist/composer Myles Kump. Featuring all-original compositions that blur the lines between Jazz/Rock//Funk, Myles' music is memorable for it's subtle, stirring harmonies and bright sonic palettes. With influences as diverse as Antonio Carlos Jobim, Radiohead and Herbie Hancock, it features improvisation in the context of irresistible and arresting melodies that leave the listener transformed.

  • Thu. June 1, 2017

    GroundUp feat. Antonio Larosa

    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Antonio continues to write his original music channeling his musical influences. Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, John Mayer, and Hozier. Antonio's love for classic music and blues guitar assemble a hybrid of old and new age rock. Antonio sings and plays guitar in his band The Walkens. They preform an array of both Antonio's original music and cover songs. Video Link

  • Fri. June 2, 2017

    Iskwe'

    Doors 8pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Iskwé is a downtempo electronic/Trip Hop artist, originally from Winnipeg, who now calls Hamilton home. She was nominated for Dance/Electronic Album of the year in 2014 at the Western Canadian Music Awards, and has been listed as someone to Watch by CBC music.

  • Sat. June 3, 2017

    Metrosonix

    Doors 8pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    MetroSonix are an outfit whose collective talents have graced the stages and rocked dance floors internationally all over Asia, Europe, Canada, USA and Latin America. Dynamic/engaging performers who are chameleon like, channelling the energy of any room going from funk/fusion/groove based instrumentals to packing the dance floor with high energy Popular hits with vocals right on point. Comprised of members from Vancouver's high energy party band Groove & Tonic, their high level of enthusiasm and calibre of musicianship make MetroSonix a party favourite.

  • Sun. June 4, 2017

    Guilt & Co Live feat. Marlie Collins

    Doors 8pm
    Show 9pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Marlie Collins graces our stage with a powerhouse voice, charisma for days, and a great band to keep the dance floor cooking. A vocal instructor at The Sarah McLachlan School of Music, professional Voice Actor as well as playing the lead roll of 'Sherrie' in Rock of Ages the musical. To top it all off, this is the year for the release of Marlie's soulful/retro/funk debut EP. Watch for that album to drop in 2017.
    All live on RoundHouse Radio 98.3fm from the Heartbeat of the city. Guilt and Company.

  • Mon. June 5, 2017

    Dreaded Soul

    Doors 8pm
    Show 930pm
    Simply put, DreadedSoul is a group dedicated to making you dance so hard your ass breaks. The band flows between old school funk, nu soul, hip hop, and house to keep the grooves fresh in order to keep you on the dancefloor. The group was created 9 years ago by singer/producer Tim Fuller, (known internationally for his multiple house music releases and collaborations with Miguel Migs, Groove Armada, DJ Ali, and many others) who has a gift of turning any given performance into a huge celebration. Also in the band is drummer Leon Power (Frazey Ford, Ben Rogers), bassist Darren Parris (Daniel Wesley, Daniel Powter), guitarist Russ Klein (Nelly Furtado, k-os) and joined by multi-award winning keyboardist Tilden Webb.

  • Tue. June 6, 2017

    Underneath Harlem Moon

    Doors 8pm
    Show 930pm
    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. Featuring a variety of spoken word & vocal guests each month. As always, backed by the amazing Harlem Moon band: Nic Bermudez, Jonny Holisko, and Mike Meroniuk.

  • Wed. June 7, 2017

    Early Show: Harpdog Brown

    Doors 7pm Pay-What-You-Can

    Harpdog Brown is a gifted singer and an imaginative harmonica player that has been a strong force in Canada’s Blues scene since 1982.
    It is clear that Harpdog rules the blues scene in the Vancouver, BC area where his current project, Harpdog Brown & The Travelin' Blues Show is poised to launch a new album September 1, 2016 followed by a North American Tour. After mounting their cross-Canada tour in the fall of 2015, this will be another a collaboration project with none other than Little Victor Mac. In fact Victor is producing the album and will also make a guest appearance. Labeled the Beale Street Blues Bopper and the King of Grit, Victor has played with Hubert Sumlin, Louisianna Red, RL Burnside and is working on his 9th album, Buzzed, Busted & Broke with Kim Wilson, Carl Sonny Leyland and Big John Atkinson.
    As Harpdog recently put it, "After more than 30 years of blood, sweat and tears, it feels like I'm just getting started. I'm only 54 - that's young in the blues world!"

  • Wed. June 7, 2017

    Jen hodge Allstars

    Show 930pm
    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. June 8, 2017

    GroundUp feat. Trilojay

    Doors 8pm
    Show 930
    Pay-What-You-Can

    #GroundUp is a socially conscious evening of Live Music featuring some of Vancouver's finest Urban Musicians. Join us as we celebrate the very best in local R&B, Soul, Funk and Hip-Hop at the coolest little live music venue in Vancouver! This show is NOT to be missed! Entrance is by donation and all proceeds go to charities in the DTES battling poverty, addiction and homelessness.

  • Fri. June 9, 2017

    The Electric Monks

    Doors 8pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    The Electric Monks are a funk orchestra out of East Vancouver, BC. Specializing in dance parties since 2011, they've been known to lay down a funky good time with some old school cool. The Electric Monks boast a collection of talented Vancouver musicians and excite crowds with burning solos, tight arrangements and a slamming rhythm section. The band draws their inspiration from the dance music of Maceo Parker, Jimmy Smith, John Scofield and MM&W.
    Some good honest backbeat!

  • Sat. June 10, 2017

    Giraffe Aftermath

    Doors 8pm
    Show 10pm

    Pay-What-You-Can

    Vancouver’s best kept secret, Giraffe Aftermath is a 7 piece dub reggae explosion. With a seemingly endless supply of original material and an improvisational approach best described as “taking a ride on a journey through sound” Giraffe Aftermath hits the mark emotionally and intellectually with their groovy, danceable music.
    With the “Giraffe Aftermath Jam Session” GA bandleader Luke de Villiers aims to capture the magic of a great jam; taking the stage with a handpicked selection of the city’s finest musicians and exploring classic and contemporary reggae covers, dub & funk jams, and frequently ‘composing on the fly’ as inspiration strikes.

  • Sun. June 11, 2017

    Guilt & Co Live feat. Boy Breaking Glass

    Doors 8pm
    Show 9pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Broadcasting live from Vancouver’s premiere intimate live music venue, GUILT & CO LIVE features live-to-air performances from emerging local, national, and worldwide talent. Hosted by musician, James Calvin Thompson, this broadcast brings together the energy of live concerts and the intimacy of artist-to-artist conversations. JC interviews capture the essence of an artist’s life and creative process. Join us for a unique musical experience or tune-in every Sunday night at 9pm on Roundhouse Radio (98.3FM).
    Boy Breaking Glass weave a lush and dreamy atmosphere with soaring melodies. Fans of Euro-new wave and alt rock will find what they are looking for at Guilt & Company.

  • Mon. June 12, 2017

    Goodfoot

    Doors 8pm
    Show 930PM
    Pay-What-You-Can

    The Goodfoot Quintet are a funky fusion band based in Vancouver BC Canada. With a repertoire of originals and classics by James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Grant Green, The Meters, Billy Cobham, Hendrix & more - these jams will make you wanna move!

  • Tue. June 13, 2017

    Gastown Cabaret

    Doors 8pm
    Show 9pm
    Admission: Suggested minimum donation $10

    Seeking ways to make lasting summer memories? Let them begin on Tuesday, June 13th at Vancouver’s historic Gastown for a hot new edition of Gastown Cabaret – June Thrills.
    Vancouver’s tenacious party champions Sweet Munish, April O’Peel & Sparkle Plenty are back at Guilt & Company with three thrilling sets of burlesque, belly dance, live music, contortion, drag, and random hilariousness all wrapped in one unforgettable evening.

  • Wed. June 14, 2017

    The Jen Hodge Allstars

    Doors 8pm
    Show 930pm
    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. June 15, 2017

    Early Show: Scotty Hills

    Doors 7pm
    Pay-What-You-Can($10-15 suggested)

    Juno nominated Soul/Folk artist Scotty Hills makes his debut at Guilt and Company. In the months leading up to his new release "Nature Girl", Scotty's diverse inspiration lead him by train to Detroit where he wrote with Motown alumni, a West coast road tip to Los Angeles writing pop for Rihanna, and recently playing L.A's legendary Hotel Cafe. Though he travels to gather stories, Scotty's muse rests by the Pacific Ocean, near his home on Vancouver Island.
    For a decade Scotty toured the world as a drummer/vocalist playing his "first love" music; Chicago blues. He has backed iconic bluesmen such as Hubert Sumlin, Jody Williams, Downchild, The Perpetrators, Big Dave Mclean and has opened for Los Lobos, Chuck Berry, Taj Mahal, North Mississippi Allstars, Tegan and Sarah and more. A very soulful singer/songwriter.

  • Thu. June 15, 2017

    GroundUp feat. Malcolm Aiken

    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Forged in the heart of Gastown, this bold new project from Canadian trumpeter Malcolm Aiken is the result of his celebrated three year residency at Guilt & Company, Vancouver's creative live music hub. The sound is dubbedout jazz fusion with down tempo grooves, ambient textures, and vintage synths that set the mood for his lyrical trumpet tone. A synergy emanates that recalls the sounds of Bob James and electric Miles, with modern beats inspired by J Dilla, Flying Lotus and Robert Glasper.
    "New Futures from trumpeter Malcolm Aiken: a west coast take on Nordic nu-jazz. Long, languid horn lines drift over hip beats and chill atmospheres in a collection of sparkling instrumentals. The perfect soundtrack for a winter's night." (Cal Koat, Worldbeat International)

  • Fri. June 16, 2017

    Rusty Zinn

    Doors 8pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Rusty’s mix of classic reggae, rock steady and ska is imbued throughout with the sound of his magnificent voice, his hook laden original compositions and his thorough understanding of the place of soul in Jamaican music. Of the twelve tunes on ‘The Reggae Soul of Rusty Zinn’, (RockBeat Records) nine are written by Rusty, and show his command of the craft. Meaningful lyrics, memorable and melodic tunes set in timelessly crisp productions, all topped off by his warm and intimate voice. The kind of songs that should be on every radio stations’ playlist.

  • Sat. June 17, 2017

    Familiar Wild, Fortune Killers, & High Love

    Doors 8pm
    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Familiar Wild blends their new genre with matching imagery at their shows and online; using geometry and nature as inspiration, they evoke the "other" in all of us through escapism to sound. Their music is intimate and radiant, with a live show that is equally generous in its gifts of feathered shadows and lingering joy.

    Victoria, BC based alt-pop/rock outfit Fortune Killers (formerly Isobel Trigger) strikes you with their dynamic synth-scapes and high-voltage performances. With exotic vocals, soaring lead lines, and heart-thumping grooves, the band weaves a musical web that pulls your hips into a sultry sway. The lovechild of Lana Del Ray and Metric, Fortune Killers make glitter and grit collide.

    High Love is a four piece, Canadian alternative rock band. ​ Imagine ambience to rock and roll. Organic to electronic. It showcases their alternative rock sound mixing soulful vocals with rhythmic loops, cinematic pulsing synth, gritty bass and electric guitar.

  • Sun. June 18, 2017

    Guilt & Co Live feat. Steve Kozak

    Doors 8pm
    Show 9Pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Steve Kozak has built a reputation as one of western Canada’s premier Blues acts having repeat performances at The Edmonton International Blues Festival, The Powell River Blues Festival, The Pender Harbour Blues Festival and Nanaimo’s Summertime Blues Festival. In January 2013 Kozak gained national attention by winning the Maple Blues Award for New Artist in Canada for 2012.

  • Mon. June 19, 2017

    Tiny islands

    Doors 8pm
    Show 930Pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Tiny Islands will bring the early summer time joy with there mix of funk, latin, and dream pop sounds.
    Featuring:
    Tim Sars baritone sax, voice
    Alex Flock guitar
    Sacha Levin percussion
    Wynston Mickler bass
    Brendan Krieg drum kit

  • Tue. June 20, 2017

    The Darlings Cabaret

    Doors 8pm
    Show: 9pm
    Tickets: $20

    Intimate and Interactive, The Darlings Cabaret combines rock, jazz and indie in their modern cabaret-style show. High-energy, gritty, whimsical, classy, sensual and seductive are all words that describe The Darlings Cabaret. Enticing audiences into its world and leaving them in a haze of excitement. The dancers command every inch of the room with their sultry and bold personas, each with their own individual style, in a show that does not take place solely on stage but all over the room. Make sure to stay alert because you never know where a Darling may pop up!
    Tickets $20 > Click HERE to purchase!

  • Wed. June 21, 2017

    Early Show: Elly Woods CD Release w/ Cam Labelle

    Doors 7pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Ellyn Woods is a contemporary Canadian folk roots artist. The raw beauty of Ellyn’s haunting vocals come together with her vivid guitar melodies to create her sensuous, hypnotic sound. Her poetic, playful lyrics linger and resonate.
    Immersed in the underground open-mic scene of Toronto, she began her career performing at venues like The Central, The Supermarket, and The Drake Hotel. She has worked with Montréal artists such as Sterling Grove and Marc Luciano. Lead singer of Montréal's electronic music duo Katsura, Ellyn is constantly evolving her style and expanding her repertoire. More recently she participated in CBC's 2017 SearchLight contest.
    Her debut Indie folk album Sound of Home set to release in early June 2017 is inspired by her recent travels and relocation to Vancouver, British Columbia - the naturalness and sincerity of Sound of Home evoke a nostalgic experience for her listeners.

  • Wed. June 21, 2017

    The Jen Hodge Allstars

    Show 930pm
    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. June 22, 2017

    Early Show: The Heels

    Doors 7pm
    Admission $10

    The Heels are an award-winning female Country music trio based in Vancouver BC comprised of three incredibly talented and unique ladies; Bobbi Smith, Brittni Dominelli and Kyla Rawlins. In two short years, they have performed over 50 live shows and have been awarded Top 3 in The 2016 Breakthrough Country Music Project in Canada and received a 2016 BCCMA Horizon Award!
    “People have compared our sound to artists such as The Dixie Chicks, Fleetwood Mac, Wilson Phillips, The Band Perry and Little Big Town, however, there are no powerhouse vocal trios in Canadian Country music scene, and we hope to fill that gap and create something profound and long-standing.” - The Heels
    The Heels have co-written with the likes of Dan Arnold, David Borys, Dave Daoust, Carly Savard, Chris Buck, Clint Van Blanken and Thomas Greco for their upcoming 2017 debut release. Producers Carly and Darren Savard and Anthony Fiddler will assist in compiling the professional 6 song EP that will be recorded at the legendary The Armoury Studios in Vancouver, BC. This is one new Country project you won’t want to miss. For more information visit: www.theheelsmusic.com

  • Thu. June 22, 2017

    GroundUp feat. David Ward

    Show 10pm
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Every last Thursday of the month, David Ward and his band, Golden Future bring their multi dimensional, psych-rock soul to Guilt for a blend of original music and unexpected covers.
    Voted "Most likely to: Be assured of a golden future." by the Guardian Ward has spent the last year between London, England and Vancouver, opening up for the likes of Frazey Ford, Becca Stevens and the legendary, Lisa Fischer.
    While frequently compared to the likes of Stevie Wonder, Jeff Buckley, Michael Jackson and Pink Floyd, Ward is carving his own compelling path. This series of shows will lead up to the release of his new album features 33 of Vancouver's finest. Scheduled for release in summer 2017 it's the most ambitious project yet from "an artist ever-keen to challenge himself.

  • Fri. June 23, 2017

    Grand Analog

    Doors 8pm
    Show 10PM
    Pay-What-You-Can

    Grand Analog is a group of record collectors, musicians and self described beat junkies. You can easily find any of the crew DJing at various clubs around Toronto. The Grand Analog sound is a beautiful mess of rap'n'roll, dub and soul.
    Each personality in this collective brings something unique to the table. Odario and DJ Ofield blame their father, a reggae DJ from the 80s, for cursing them with the love of music, bass and trouble. Catalist was also born into a musical family inheriting a vintage collection of analog keyboards and an uncanny resemblance to Frank Zappa. Warren Bray is the secret sauce on bass and TJ Garcia trips the light fantastic behind his drum kit. The band’s critically acclaimed albums, “Modern Thunder”, “Metropolis Is Burning” and “Calligraffiti”, boast an infectious array of soundscapes “sweetening its hip-hop cocktail with everything they can get their hands on: blazing rock guitars, dubby reggae, wah-wah funk and Bo Diddley beats.”