• Wed. June 20, 2018

    Early Show: Celebrating Women Songwriters

    Doors 7pm
    Show 8pm
    Admission $10

    Come get cozy with us on a beautiful June evening in historic Gastown at Guilt & Co! Celebrating Women Songwriters is an evening focussed on four women songwriters in the Vancouver music scene with different styles, experiences and inspirations. We will also be donating half of the proceeds to Music Heals.

    Featuring:
    Brittni Noble
    Justine Lynn
    SMAISE
    Rika Siewert

  • Wed. June 20, 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. June 21, 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.

    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. June 22, 2018

    Mad Riddim

    Doors 7pm
    Show 10pm
    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.

  • Sat. June 23, 2018

    The Vancouver International Jazz Fest Presents: Raincity Blue

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

    Raincity Blue effortlessly crosses vintage aesthetics with contemporary sounds. Blending together powerful vocals, sultry saxophone, and feel-good rhythms, the five-piece ensemble showcases a unique experience for listeners - integrating influences from funk, soul, psych-rock, and R&B.

  • Sun. June 24, 2018

    The Vancouver International Jazz Fest Presents: Cannery Row

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

    Cannery Row features the unique and individual talents of Gary Comeau, Tim Hearsey and Chris Nordquist. These significantly skilled musicians bring their collective focus together in a humorous and highly entertaining presentation. Covering an impressive sphere of genres, blending and bending blues, latin, zydeco, jazz, cajun, country, rock ‘n roll into a musical experience unlike any other!

  • Mon. June 25, 2018

    The Vancouver International Jazz Fest Presents: 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. Alita has Recorded & performed with Grammy award winning hip hop group :Wu-Tang Clan, but also shared stages with the likes of Jim Byrnes, Diana Krall, Micheal Buble , Robert Wilson, The Blackbird P.A and even the late jazz great Linton Garner who deemed her 'the dynamo of jazz.'

  • Tue. June 26, 2018

    The Emotions Open Mic

    Doors 7pm
    Show7:30pm
    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. June 26, 2018

    The Vancouver International Jazz Fest Presents: The Scott Verbeek Quintet

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    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.

  • Wed. June 27, 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. June 27, 2018

    The Vancouver International Jazz Fest Presents: 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. June 28, 2018

    The Vancouver International Jazz Fest Presents: Muse and the Abstract Truth

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

    A collective of vital and current parts of the Vancouver music scene come together for a catharsis of dynamic and mind blowing sonic energy. Muse and the Abstract Truth performs music from seminal artists such as Prince, Chaka Khan, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock and many others. A night that is surely not to be missed, come on out and shake ya booty.

    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. June 29, 2018

    Kutapira

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

    Kutapira brings Afro-Cuban vibes together with the melodies of Zimbabwe, creating an original sound guaranteed to make you move. This classic Marimba troop, which started 15 years ago and keeps on truckin,’ brings smiles to faces both young and old, helping to connect people with their tribal inner-self on the dance floor.

  • Sat. June 30, 2018

    Mira and the Mothership

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

    Mira Lutsenko brings her brand of contemporary R&B and Neo-Soul to Guilt & Co tonight backed by a spectacular band. Her debut show for GroundUp was a crusher and we're excited to welcome her into the rotation. Mira is joined by her band; Nate Drobner, Sean Mitchell, Leon Feldman, and Jonny Tobin.

  • Sun. July 1, 2018

    The Vancouver International Jazz Fest Presents: Dirk Quinn

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

    Dirk Quinn is the guitarist for a high energy funk/jazz band based out of Philadelphia that travels extensively throughout the US and Canada. Utilizing over a decade of steady performing, Quinn has developed a unique and progressive style - one that appeals to a wide variety of music listeners with fans ranging from the jam band hippies to the jazz snobs.

  • Mon. July 2, 2018

    Gun Hill Royals

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

    Los Angeles based Gun Hill Royals have been at it since 2013, honing their sound and writing songs that represent the many musical influences of all four members. Their sound is a melting pot of many styles, heated by their collective love of country music. It contains elements of old and new, ranging from good old country waltzes to rug cutters and barn burners.

  • Tue. July 3, 2018

    Early Show: Ezra Kwizera

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

    Ezra Kwizera’s music carries the spark of life of someone who has seen and survived hardship, war, poverty, and growing up as a Rwandan refugee in Uganda. Yet from seemingly insurmountable challenges, Ezra has risen up to become one of the most notable artists and music producers in Africa and internationally.

    In recent years, Ezra has travelled around the world and performed in front of thousands of people in places such as Africa, UK and US. Now based in Vancouver BC, Canada he has brought with him his energetic yet soulful melodies along with his signature unique mix of genres and cultures.

    Having a richly multi-ethnic performance style, Ezra fluidly sings and raps in English, Kinyarwanda, Luganda, Zulu and Swahili, while infusing flavors of Reggae, Soca, East African Bongo, and Pop. Hearing Ezra sing, you know that he is sharing with you his story, and making you want to dance to celebrate life at the same time.

  • Tue. July 3, 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. July 4, 2018

    Early Show: Bonfire Ballerina

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

    Bonfire Ballerina is a Dirt-Folk, Dark-Swing trio from Vancouver. The band plays chunky acoustic interpretations from the 1920’s onward with a smattering of moody-stompy original compositions.

    Members include:
    Bryce Clark (Drums)
    Michael Wagler (Upright Bass)
    Brett Creemer (Guitar/Vocals)

  • Wed. July 4, 2018

    The Jen Hodge Allstars

    Door 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. July 5, 2018

    GroundUp feat. Gabriel Palatchi

    Doors 7pm
    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

    more info on: www.gabrielpalatchi.com

    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. July 6, 2018

    Terrance Richmond and the Love Quest Crew

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

    California native Terrance Richmond is on an international Love Quest to unite people and inspire change with an eclectic mix of inspirational music and personal stories about life, love, and justice. Passionate about crossing cultural and musical boundaries, Terrance Richmond has teamed up with Canadian vocal powerhouse, Karolyn Haze, leading Chicago-born drummer, Caleb Swain and others to form The Love Quest Krew. Together they present an explosive musical experience fusing Hip-Hop, EDM, Gospel and Pop that will leave you feeling inspired and hopeful. #GetchaLoveFixMaaan

  • Sat. July 7, 2018

    The Big Coast

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

    What started as a weekly jam session has become a six-piece group playing ultra-hooky indie pop/soul. Bandleader and vocalist Guy Wilkins’ heartfelt songs and engaging stage performance are supported by bombastic brass and a rock-solid rhythm section holding it down.

  • Sun. July 8, 2018

    Mazacote

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

    MAZACOTE is a hard-hitting 6-piece world/latin band from Vancouver, Canada with deep roots in Nicaragua, Mozambique and Colombia. Inspired by Afro-Caribbean percussion and tropical party sounds, they play brass heavy latin dance beats with a socially conscious message.

    Performing together since 2009, Mazacote features the captivating voice of Nicaraguan singer/songwriter David Lopez and a groove-heavy rhythm section with Carlos Arias on Bass, Chris Couto on Timbales, Robin Layne on Congas, Japanese pianist Niho Takase and jazz trumpeter Malcolm Aiken.

  • Mon. July 9, 2018

    Early Show: Ricardo Vogt

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

    Brazilian singer and guitarist Ricardo Vogt (who recorded on Esperanza Spalding’s grammy-winning album for Best new artist) debuts at Guilt & Company on July 9th 2018 accompanied by critically acclaimed singer/cavaquinho player Veronica Nunes, from Rio de Janeiro. Together they have toured around the world presenting their duo project, performing a hand-picked selection of samba, bossa nova and other styles of popular Brazilian music with very intricate and sophisticated harmonies, superb guitar playing, and powerful vocal skills.

  • Mon. July 9, 2018

    Terminal Station

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

    Terminal Station is a Blues-Rock band in the best sense of the word. They take the traditional blues sound and kick it into high gear. Their music is raw and exciting – full of fat bass lines, explosive drumming, risk taking guitar solos and impassioned vocals.

  • Tue. July 10, 2018

    Early Show: Glory Dazy

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

    Glory Daze is the moniker of Los Angeles based singer, songwriter, and storyteller Lea Beiley.

    A frequent performer at the legendary Los Angeles Hotel Café, Beiley has also stepped on stage at the iconic House of Blues, the Freehand Hotel, and the Coachella Valley based Mothership Festival, to name a few.

    Between her smoky-smooth vocals, and captivating way with words (showcased just as much in her lyricism as her on-stage banter between songs), Beiley is steadily proving she’s a voice to be reckoned with.

  • Tue. July 10, 2018

    Nick Mintenko

    Doors 9pm
    Show 9:30pm
    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. July 11, 2018

    The Jen Hodge Allstars

    Doors 7pm
    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. July 12, 2018

    GroundUp feat. Tim Fuller

    Door 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 Downtown Eastside Women's Centre.

  • Fri. July 13, 2018

    Harpdog Brown

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

    Canada’s Classic Bluesman, Harpdog Brown is home off the road again and this time he's bringing a whole new show never before seen at Guilt & Company..

    Harpdog Brown has grown a reputation as a real-deal purveyor of classic electric blues. These days, he’s been touring more and more as Harpdog Brown & the Uptown Blues Band - a vintage New Orleans Blues sound featuring slide trombone, keyboards, bass, drums, sax, and clarinet. Still a vintage vibe, just a different vintage and more in the realm of Louis Jordan, Satchmo, Sonny Boy Williamson, Wynonie Harris, and Duke Ellington.

    Harpdog Brown is a gifted vocalist and an imaginative harmonica player. Piano man Dave Webb has been working with Harpdog over the years and they share an intuition that only comes with many hours and miles shared on and off stage. Skye Lambourne and Billy Joe Abbott are the newest and youngest additions to the band, both of whom have learned their craft first-hand from some of the greatest players in New Orleans. Rounding out the band are Bob Grant on drums and Pat Darcus on upright bass.

  • Sat. July 14, 2018

    Emily Chambers

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

    Emily Chambers is a dynamic vocalist with a sultry tone and a powerhouse range. With a love for classic soul and R&B, she combines an old school Motown vibe with hints of hip hop and a little bit of Southern grit, to give you a fresh sound that hits you in the gut.

  • Sun. July 15, 2018

    Early Show: HAVYN

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

    HAVYN is a rising contemporary artist currently based in Vancouver, Canada. Her debut EP, "Magenta", offers a short glimpse of what is to come from this new artist and takes the listener on a haunting journey of finding authenticity and spirituality through music.

  • Sun. July 15, 2018

    DAñSE

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

    DAñSE is a collaboration between Daniel Ruiz and Sean Bayntun using structured improvisation with electronic and acoustic instruments. Every DAñSE performance has its own unique life and feeling, transporting your ears, mind and body through a musical journey of magic mysticism along with an incredibly strong need to get moving and start dancing.

  • Mon. July 16, 2018

    Early Show: Full Circle First Nations Performance feat. Celeigh Cardinal

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

    A Celeigh Cardinal performance is a profound, soulful triumph of songs that blend roots, folk, rock and pop. Her voice at once evokes a gentleness and control which can turn to raucous, gut wrenching, twisted, turn-yourself-inside-out blues within a single phrase. She is a passionate performer who can draw an emotional response with her deliberate words and rich contralto voice. This spring Celeigh has been nominated for a CBC Indigenous Music Award for best pop album and has also received a whopping 8 Edmonton Music Awards nominations for her recently released album, “Everything and Nothing at all”. She will be playing multiple Canadian Festivals this summer and will be touring in Scandinavia in the fall. She is currently based out of Edmonton, Alberta.

  • Mon. July 16, 2018

    Alex Flock Trio

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

    The Alex Flock trio was born in 2015 as a creative outlet for busy Vancouver sideman and session musician, Alex Flock. The project was conceived as an outlet for the award winning guitarist to fuse his favourite musical influences when not working with other projects around town. The stripped down instrumentation of a trio provides the perfect vehicle for instrumental arrangements of classic tunes like 'Come Together', as well as more contemporary hits. Alex also writes original material for the group, combining funk/blues/jazz into a sound that's accessible to a large audience, yet still uniquely his own. Always dynamic and engaging, the band delivers a show you won't soon forget.

  • Tue. July 17, 2018

    Robin Layne & Friends

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

    Robin Layne & Friends play music that is inspired by his travels and evokes memories of summer days full of adventure and playfulness. With roots in Jazz, Latin and African traditions this groove heavy ensemble delivers music that will uplift your spirit, put a smile on your face and take your ears on a journey into the stratosphere. Since forming in 2015 the band has been filling dance floors around Vancouver and performing at festivals across BC and beyond.

  • Wed. July 18, 2018

    Early Show: PIOTR

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

    PIOTR is a raw talent who’s music captures the highs and lows of life. While his compositions span many genres, they are tied together by his soulful voice which overflows with feeling. Whether it is a sombre ballad or an upbeat dance anthem, Piotr delivers catchy lyrics that both provoke thought and evoke emotion. He has performed all across Canada from Anti-Bullying Functions in Alberta, Vancouvers’ own Railway Club, to multiple Pride events in Toronto where he grew up.

  • Wed. July 18, 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. July 19, 2018

    GroundUp feat. The Malcolm Aiken Quintet

    Doors 7pm
    Show 9:30pm
    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 right here at Guilt & Company. The sound is dubbed-out 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.

    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. July 20, 2018

    King Midas and the Golden Touch

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

    At long last King Midas has returned to Vancouver, bearing the gift of the groove and bringing you the best of the Meters and James Brown, all the way through to Daniel Caeser and the Internet. Funk takes many forms and along with the Golden Touch, King Midas welcomes you dig in the dirt and find yours. Dance all night or simply lean back with a permanent stank face and enjoy this treasure while it's shining.