SLIM SANDY & THE HILLBILLY BOPPERS
Jul
21
9:00 pm21:00

SLIM SANDY & THE HILLBILLY BOPPERS

Hey rockin' summertime people!

Authentic rock n roll and rhythm & blues from the internationally enjoyed Slim Sandy & the Hillbilly Boppers!

A night of rock n roll and country rhythm and blues. Perfect for a social, foot stomping grand old time. Dine, drink and dance the night away! Everybody welcome.

Shake it in the shade!

Show starts at 9 pm!

Music by donation - dancefloor provided.

KITCHEN AND BAR OPEN TIL MIDNIGHT

LESTER QUITZAU w/ DAMIAN GRAHAM
Jul
22
9:00 pm21:00

LESTER QUITZAU w/ DAMIAN GRAHAM

We keep bringing these guys back because they consistently impress anyone who catches them

Lester Quitzau is a Juno Award winning Canadian folk and blues guitarist with over 25 years of writing, recording and performing under his belt. His unique style and fluidity on slide, acoustic and electric guitars, coupled with his well-crafted songs are the fruits of this musical journey. 

Lester will be joined by the sensational Damian Graham on drums and percussion. Damian is a flambouyant and groove based drummer with great dynamic and clever use of shakers and whatever else he can lay his hands on

"Lester Quitzau rattles and reverberates the cornerstones of folk, jazz, blues and rock…” (FFWD magazine).

LIVE MUSIC FROM 9:00pm

Dinner reservations available at dinenq@gmail.com

Music by donation

OPEN STAGE
Jul
25
8:30 pm20:30

OPEN STAGE

It's a fiesta!

A fun community inspired night when we open up our stage to the many musicians and songwriters in the city to come on down and play a song.

You can play too! Simply sign up with Benji from 8:30 and we can help make it happen.

Guitar, piano, drums and mics provided.

$12 BURGER NIGHT SPECIAL - A choice of kick ass burger with local organic greens and house fries. Do it.

THOSE KARAOKE NIGHTS
Jul
27
9:00 pm21:00

THOSE KARAOKE NIGHTS

Karoake for the masses! A no fuss, judgement free karaoke nighgt with a list of 1,000s of hits from past and present

Your hosts Tim Dubroy and Benji Duke help to guide you through this fun and entertaining night of you!

Karaoke starts at 9pm.

FREE

MAD DAY OUT
Jul
28
9:00 pm21:00

MAD DAY OUT

Mad Day Out features experienced musicians that offer ambitious material that will appeal to all audiences. Victoria music lovers who are familiar with the Sutcliffes will recognize Terry James, Chuck Simms, and Shaun Wilson. The band also features Stephen Ogden on vocals, bass, and keyboards. 

Though much of the catalogue is Beatles inspired, Mad Day Out also incorporates some surprises, and the addition of a horn section offers even broader musical possibilities. Mad Day Out- a splendid time is guaranteed for all!

GOOD FOOD - FINE DRINK - GREAT MUSIC

Live music from 9pm - by donation ($10 suggested)

Dinner reservations available, email: dinenq@gmail.com

BLUE MOON MARQUEE
Jul
29
9:00 pm21:00

BLUE MOON MARQUEE

Always a popular show, this is a must see band!

Blue Moon Marquee is a Gypsy Blues band that stem from the wild rose foothills of Alberta. A.W. Cardinal (vocals/guitar) and Jasmine Colette a.k.a. Bandlands Jass (vocals, bass, drums) write and perform original compositions influenced by anything that swings, jumps or grooves. 

Fans of artists such as Lonnie Johnson, louis Armstrong, Blind Willie Jonson, Charley Patton, Howlin' Wolf, Bill Jennings, Big Bill Broonzy, Tom Waits, Memphis Minnie, & Django Riendhart to name a few, will be right at home with this excellent duo.

Music from 9pm til late. By donation.

Dinner reservations available at dinenq@gmail.com

KITCHEN & BAR 5PM til MIDNIGHT

BENJI'S SUNDAY MATINEE QUIZ
Jul
30
2:30 pm14:30

BENJI'S SUNDAY MATINEE QUIZ

A long standing British tradtion is the Sunday afternoon pub quiz! No worries about being in bed too late, plenty of time to enjoy a few afternoon sociables and a bite of delicious brunch.

This is the quiz experience you may have been looking for.

FAMILIES WELCOME! Win $100 at NQ!

Quiz starts at 2:30pm. $5.

Benji's Pub Quiz


CAMPFIRE SESSIONS - NQ
Jul
20
9:00 pm21:00

CAMPFIRE SESSIONS - NQ

The campfire session songwriter showcase featuring the songs and stories of Phaedra Kemp and host, Brooke Cooper. 

Backing band Claudia Bergeron (violin), Colin Wester (percussion) and Cluny Macpherson (bass).

Bar and kicthen open 5 til midnight.

MUSIC BY DONATION

BENJI'S PUB QUIZ
Jul
19
8:30 pm20:30

BENJI'S PUB QUIZ

Your weekly instalment of Benji's Pub Quiz!

Bring a team of nerds, sillies, sisters, brothers, fathers, mothers, lovers, others and play to win $100 at Northern Quarter!

Quiz starts at 8:30pm  -  Dinner reservations at dinenq@gmail.com

$5 cover

OPEN STAGE
Jul
18
8:30 pm20:30

OPEN STAGE

This week Benji hosts our weekly episode of Open Stage!

Bring down you special talent and show the room what you can do.  Full sound services and back line provided.

Sign up from 830pm

BLUEGRASS WITH JESSE COBB & FRIENDS
Jul
15
9:00 pm21:00

BLUEGRASS WITH JESSE COBB & FRIENDS

Jesse Cobb is a player with pedigree. A founding member of the Infamous Stringbusters, Jesse has spent much of his musical live touring and recording. Recently relocating to Victoria Jesse has naturally drawn the interest of many a fine bluegrasser here on Vancouver Island.

The evening will be a celebration of music, in Jesse's words, you will be treated to an "authentic bluegrass band with all the trimmings, featuring Garrett Thompson, Miriam Sonstenes, Jeff Ellis and Mike Kraft."

Music from 9pm

Dinner reservations available at dinenq@gmail.com

LIVE MUSIC BY DONATION - (suggested $10)

THE SMASH HITS
Jul
14
9:00 pm21:00

THE SMASH HITS

The Smash Hits play the hits of the 60s, 70s and 80s!

Dozens of classics to dance-to, sing-along-to and good old having-a-chat-while-having-a-drink-and-bite-to.. 

Expect some Bee Gees, Neil Young, Dusty Springfield, Zombies, Fine Young Cannibals abnd many more...

Michael Demers (vox, guitar), Jackie Wilde (piano/keys), Sean Drabitt (bass), Benji Duke (drums)

Northern Quarter, where fun happens.

KITCHEN AND BAR OPEN TIL MIDNIGHT

Music by donation

THE SUPER HERO TRIO
Jul
13
8:30 pm20:30

THE SUPER HERO TRIO

This is truely going to be an incredible night of music. The Super Hero Trio are three of the finest jazz musicians in the city today.

John Lee is a scholar of the prestigious Berklee College of Music after receiving a full ride scholarship. Lee has been known for his incredible proficiency as a multi-instrumentalist (bass, drums, piano, as well as vocals) and for his charisma and ability to engage with audiences.

Kelby MacNayr is a drummer, band leader, composer and the go to guy for countless professional and touring jazz artists. A very considerate player with a great touch and flare.

Our special guest is a piano player who hails from Boston and frequently plays at Manhattan’s best jazz clubs. His work as a composer was recognized in 2004 when he won the BMI Thelonious Monk Composers Competition. Enough said.

You do not want to miss this one.

LIVE MUSIC FROM 9:00PM

Dinner Reservations available at dinenq@gmail.com

BY DONATION - SUGGESTED $10

BENJI'S PUB QUIZ
Jul
12
8:30 pm20:30

BENJI'S PUB QUIZ

Benji writes and hosts this weekly mental session!  Bring a crack team of nerds, friends, sillies, mums, dads, aunties, uncles, you name it and play to win $100 at NQ

Quiz starts at 8:30pm

Cover $5

GORD LIGHT HOSTS OPEN STAGE
Jul
11
8:30 pm20:30

GORD LIGHT HOSTS OPEN STAGE

Every Tuesday night is Open Stage and it's also Burger Night!

Come in and join the fun and sign up for a slot to reveal your talents, or sit back, enjoy the fun and enjoy our weekly $12 burger, salad and fries deal!

Open Stage sign up from 8:30pm

Burger deal 5pm til midnight

SHAUNA JANZ, ERIC HOGG & DANE LOUCKS
Jul
8
9:00 pm21:00

SHAUNA JANZ, ERIC HOGG & DANE LOUCKS

A real mixed bag of musical treats this Saturday night as NQ welcomes three unique and engaging perfomers:

Shauna Janz will kick things off Accompanied by Martin Matychuk on cello, Shauna weaves together both delicate soprano sounds and spirited vocals with indelible finger-picking melodies.

Next up is Eric Hogg. Eric plays psychedelic dream pop with Lily Fawn as Hush Hush Noise, experimental electronic music as Zephyr Nova, art rock in the band The Sky Lit Up, and harsh noise as Cthulhu Detonator. He and Lily also play Twin Peaks covers as Songs from the Black Lodge. When he’s not working on his own music, he’s recording it for other people at Soma Sound.

FInishing the night is Dane Loucks of rocking local favs the The Purrverts and Buzzard. Dane will bring an eclectic mix of covers and originals. From 50's loves songs and croons to songs about death and heartache.

There you go! All by donation. Music from 9pm

NORTHERN QUARTER - GREAT FOOD, DRINK & MUSIC TIL LATE

THE FRIDAY QUIZ SHOW with BENJI & JACK
Jul
7
Jul 8

THE FRIDAY QUIZ SHOW with BENJI & JACK

Benji Duke and Jackie Wilde are back with a special edition of The Friday Quiz show!  

Live music, visual antics, mindblowing trivia and a more fun than a bag of badgers! And don't forget the prize, the winning team will take home $100 in GC's for Northern Quarter!

Bring out the nerds and the Friday night crew and enjoy good food, fine drink and a thrilling quiz show ride!

- QUIZ STARTS AT 9:30PM - COVER $10 (CASH ONLY) -

Dinner reservations available at dinenq@gmail.com

BENJI'S PUB QUIZ
Jul
5
8:30 pm20:30

BENJI'S PUB QUIZ

Benji writes and hosts this weekly mental session!  Bring a crack team of nerds, friends, sillies, mums, dads, aunties, uncles, you name it and play to win $100 at NQ

Quiz starts at 8:30pm

Cover $5

GORD LIGHT hosts OPEN STAGE
Jul
4
8:30 pm20:30

GORD LIGHT hosts OPEN STAGE

Every Tuesday night is Open Stage and it's also Burger Night!

Come in and join the fun and sign up for a slot to reveal your talents, or sit back, enjoy the fun and enjoy our weekly $12 burger, salad and fries deal!

Open Stage sign up from 8:30pm

Burger deal 5pm til midnight

MOVING IN STEREO (CARS TRIBUTE)
Jun
30
9:30 pm21:30

MOVING IN STEREO (CARS TRIBUTE)

Moving in Stereo is Victoria's very own tribute to the legendary THE CARS.

The band will be performing the landmark 1978 album "The Cars" in its entirety, followed by a set of the remaining hits in The Cars impressive catalogue. 

A small intimate venue with great sound and sight lines.

Dinner reservations recommended at dinenq@gmail.com

See the menu at northernquarter.ca

SHOW TIME 9:30 - MUSIC BY DONATION

THE LOST TALKERS
Jun
29
9:00 pm21:00

THE LOST TALKERS

The Lost Talkers are a collective of Victoria musicians who have come together to write, record and perform what they like to call West Coast Roots music. Combining elements of Folk, Blues, Bluegrass and Traditional music The Lost Talkers have crafted a distinct sound that’s hard to label but easy to enjoy.

This show is a benefit for Victoria Cool Aid Society and all proceeds will go to the cause.

Music from 9pm - By donation.

Dinner reservations available at dinenq@gmail.com

BENJI'S PUB QUIZ
Jun
28
8:30 pm20:30

BENJI'S PUB QUIZ

Benji hosts this weekly mental session!  Bring out a crack team of nerds, friends, sillies, mums, dads, aunties, uncles, you name it and play to win $100 at NQ

Quiz starts at 8:30pm

Cover $5

OPEN STAGE hosted by GORDON LIGHT
Jun
27
8:30 pm20:30

OPEN STAGE hosted by GORDON LIGHT

Mr Gordon Light introduces an evening of seminal musical importance. Yes, please come and bear witnes to the stars of the future as we open up the NQ stage to one and all!

Sign up from 8:30pm

- Burger Night - Bar and kitchen open til midnight -

BENJI'S SUNDAY MATINEE QUIZ
Jun
25
2:30 pm14:30

BENJI'S SUNDAY MATINEE QUIZ

A long standing British tradtion is the Sunday afternoon pub quiz! No worries about being in bed too late, plenty of time to enjoy a few afternoon sociables and a bite to eat.

This is the quiz experience you may have been looking for.

FAMILIES WELCOME! Win $100 at NQ!

Quiz starts at 2:30pm. $5.

Benji's Pub Quiz

HIGH QUADRA RAMBLERS
Jun
24
9:00 pm21:00

HIGH QUADRA RAMBLERS

The High Quadra Ramblers are a newly formed banjo fiddle singin duo with a unique take on traditional music. Come have a drink and try some of the best local dishes the island has to offer, while listening to Mack and Kaitlin rip some oldtime tunes and sing some tasty singers @ Northern Quarter. Seasonal, Local Flavours

$5-10 suggested donation
 

https://thehighquadraramblers.bandcamp.com/album/moms-basement-sessions-vol-1

SAIL CASSADY
Jun
23
9:30 pm21:30

SAIL CASSADY

The extremely talented Colin Craveiro returns with his solo indie pop project Sail Cassady.

A truely beautiful voice and well crafted pop tunes.

Music from 9:30pm - By donation

DAVID SIMARD w/ JULIA KNIGHT AND THE SPECTACLES
Jun
22
9:00 pm21:00

DAVID SIMARD w/ JULIA KNIGHT AND THE SPECTACLES

TOP SHOW - DOUBLE HEADER

NQ is very excited for the return of David Simard to the stage. Here is what some other people have to say...

"Simard channels a deft folk crooner with sensitivity … and a little bit of mischief." (Artswells Music Festival).

"A set of lush, twangy tracks that range from wistful to wimsical" - (Exclaim Magazine)

“Poignant Artistry" - (Canadian Beats)

"An atmospheric, brooding and compelling collection of dark-yet-pretty folk sonds that artfully wend their way into one's brain, and lodge there" - (Folk Radio UK)

Opening the show will be the always enjoyable Julia Knight and the Spectacles who will take you in a journey of catchy whimsy.

MUSIC FROM 9PM - $10 COVER

BENJI'S PUB QUIZ
Jun
21
8:30 pm20:30

BENJI'S PUB QUIZ

Benji Duke writes and hosts a quiz for the masses. Bring out your best and nerdiest friends and play to win $100 at Northern Quarter.

This is the pub quiz you have been looking for!

Dinner reservations available at dinenq@gmail.com

Quiz starts at 8:30pm - Cover $5

OPEN STAGE w GORDON LIGHT
Jun
20
8:30 pm20:30

OPEN STAGE w GORDON LIGHT

Mr Gordon Light introduces an evening of seminal musical importance. Yes, please come and bear witnes to the stars of the future as we open up the NQ stage to one and all!

Sign up from 8:30pm

- Burger Night - Bar and kitchen open til midnight -

CAR FREE DAY YYJ - NQ PATIO!!!
Jun
18
11:00 am11:00

CAR FREE DAY YYJ - NQ PATIO!!!

HURRAY, WE HAVE PATIO!

This years Car Free Day, Northern Quarter are going to be spilling on the streets with our very own outdoor patio.  Relax and enjoy the sights and sounds with a lovely pint or refreshing cocktail and some delicious food from the NQ kitchen!

We'll be serving all day!  Yay, patio!

FLYING SOLO
Jun
16
9:00 pm21:00

FLYING SOLO

On June 16th, Northern Quarter hosts four singer-songwriters from a slew of regarded local acts.

Come and check out the sounds of...

Suz Radish from Bridal Party
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Rob Walsh from Katabat
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Leiv Phanenhour from Groceries
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Jonathan Amor (First Solo Show in Victoria!)

Music from 9:00pm - $12 suggested "donation" (PWYC)
19+

THE VARIABLES
Jun
15
8:30 pm20:30

THE VARIABLES

Experience goes a long way and this band of Victoria based journeymen promise to put on a fun and enjoyable night of blues, R&B and classic rock pop.

Bring out the folks and listen/dance the night away.

Dinner reservations at: dinenq@gmail.com

Music from 8:30pm - by donation

BENJI'S PUB QUIZ
Jun
14
8:30 pm20:30

BENJI'S PUB QUIZ

Bring to out your best and nerdiest friends and play to win $100 at Northern Quarter!

Benji Duke writes and hosts this weekly celebration of random and interesting information.

Quiz starts at 8:30pm

Dinner reservations recommended:  dinenq@gmail.com

Cover $5

GORDON LIGHT hosts OPEN STAGE
Jun
13
8:30 pm20:30

GORDON LIGHT hosts OPEN STAGE

The delightful Gordon Light introduces an evening of seminal musical importance!

Yes, please come and bear witnes to the stars of the future as we open up the NQ stage to one and all!

Good fun, inclusive and always entertaining.

Sign up from 8:30pm

- Burger Night - Bar and kitchen open til midnight -

ERIC FINE - ALBUM RELEASE SHOW
Jun
10
9:00 pm21:00

ERIC FINE - ALBUM RELEASE SHOW

Recorded by award winning producer/musician Marc Atkinson and now backed by a local Victoria all-star band ERIC FINE is holding an album release party @ Northern Quarter June 10th. 

Lucky BuddChris Van SickleAlex MacCuaig and Tom Salter will share the stage with Eric as his soulful, heart pounding brand of music will be on display with the introduction of the album Threadbare. The album can be heard at ericfine.bandcamp.com

Support comes from Shauna Janz Music: Audiences can expect fascinating guitar tunings, haunting finger-picking melodies, punctuated by driving rhythms, and set amongst both ethereal soprano sounds and strong spirited vocals.

Live music from 9:30pm

$10 by donation

SLIM SANDY & THE HILLBILLY BOPPERS
Jun
9
9:00 pm21:00

SLIM SANDY & THE HILLBILLY BOPPERS

Hey rockin' people! 

Authentic rock n roll and rhythm & blues from the internationally enjoyed Slim Sandy & the Hillbilly Boppers!

A night of rock n roll and country rhythm and blues. Perfect for a social, foot stomping grand old time. Dine, drink and dance the night away! Everybody welcome.

Show starts at 9 pm!

Music by donation - dancefloor provided.

KITCHEN AND BAR OPEN TIL MIDNIGHT