Cowichan's Musical Community Centre

Duncan Showroom
131 Station Street
-ground floor-



located in the heart of downtown Duncan

'it's about the music'    
    Our heart lies in the attentive audience experience and we are revered for creating and maintaining one of the finest intimate showcase venues in the Canadian music scene, not only locally / provincially / nationally but international as well for over 16 years. We do believe we have had and will continue to have a positive effect on live entertainment production standards for Canadian venues and we do trust that our endeavours are appreciated by our audiences and performers alike. 

 

we are entering back into the 'live audience' aspect

of the 'live streaming' of the now new normal music scene

we will have room for approx. 15 people per show

reservations preferable

(bubbles can be accommodated )

 

please

upon entering the venue a mask must be worn ( we will have some available)

hand cleanser at front door must be used before seating

only use designated seating

 

and be gentle with us

it is a learning curve for everyone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
link to our live streaming

https://www.youtube.com/c/DuncanShowroom/live

 

39 Days of July 2020

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOB6M-yslopZpLIWU32KF5w/live?fbclid=IwAR3NviawUhv0LgzfKWZNmM9Q2dONZjy7uokXhRbf7cGkswA85NWqLVrOffs

 
should you wish to donate the ticket price to the concerts you watch
or are just willing to donate to help keep us keep afloat in this audacious vision
there is a paypal donate button for yours and our convenience just further down this page
thank you for your generosity  
 

 

 

 

 
 
 RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
 
You enter these premises with the understanding that 

 this is a non-alcohol venue ,
that means no alcohol allowed on premises, please...
inebriated patrons will be asked to leave
 
 we reserve the right to refuse entry
 

 

 

 

TO ATTENTIVE AUDIENCES
...ONWARD HO
YAHOOO!!

 


Longevity John
Duncan Showroom    250-748-7246 (RAIN)
 

 

Welcome to

Maintaining the Duncan Showroom's existance 

over our 16 years of being open as an all ages venue, yes, we have had our hand out to the community to aid us in staying open

it is the nature of the arts to be subsidized somehow, and our tax dollars do have an arts component allotted and we are not included in that allotment as a private business

but this is not your regular theatre

we believe in a venue for new material to be heard, original music to be performed, boundaries  to be pushed and all in a 'hip' fashion

we have been open for 16 years so it…

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Nov27

online only- Social Silence / Badhumanbeings / BackTalker

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

Come out or tune into the live stream to a night of heavy music and Birthday celebrations at The Duncan Showroom with a mix of heavy punk and metal! Nanaimo's Social Silence, Victoria's Badhumanbeings & Nanaimo metalcore newcomer's BackTalker! It's a chance to bang your head to the rarity of live music in 2020. 20 person capacity at the show, all ages welcome, entry by donation, please follow and respect social distance and covid protocols. Attendees must stay seated during performances and are asked to wear a mask. As well the show will be streamed live on youtube and at www.showroomproductions.ca Come out or tune in, bang your head and stay safe! www.facebook.com/socialsilencebc www.facebook.com/badhumanbeings www.facebook.com/backtalkermusic

Nov28

online only - Greg Bohemen cd release / Cowichan Valley Grass Roots Orchestra

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

Greg Bohemen, bassist for CVGRO, has just released his debut CD 'Acoustic Autopsy' and this will be the 'live' version of that magnificent piece of work.

being broadcast to eastern Canada means a matinee show is perfect

limited audience so reserve asap

suggested $20 ticket

Nov28

postponed-date TBA asap- Tom Waits - A Tribute to His Music with the Beautiful Maladies

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

these guys bring a tribute to the music of Tom Waits to our stage once again

a 'do not miss' concert

limited seating to 25 covid 19 protocols adhered to $35 tix

Nov30

this show postponed till Jan. 25th 2021 = Story Tellin' Nite - various writers

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

Story telling is fast finding new ground once again....yes, the art of telling stories is having a comeback and we are here to aid in that journey we hope you enjoy these evenings of local storytellers weaving their web either as a paying audience or donating viewer

formatted as 3 - 15 minute stories with a break then a 45 minute tale to end off the evening

Dec1

online only - Eugene Smith – Road Stories and Tunage ...

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The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

...a weekly series of road stories and a couple of songs thrown in....

a cool way to hang with Eugene Smith...vocalist extraordinaire....

we ask that you donate to keep this 'free ' service available for future broadcasts

Dec5

Matt Billon Presents Island Comedy

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

world traveled comedian Matt Billon hosts a monthly series of Saturdays to introduce you to 2-3 new acts per show that he has searched the island for

comedians that needs the breaks, that wants to rack up some stage time

the ones who are serious about being funny

of course we have to listen to Matt himself (has been the supporting act for Pauly Shore, Doug Stanhope, Harland Williams, Tommy Chong, Rob Schneider, Tom Green and has just finished his fourth successful tour with Canadian comedic comedy legend Mike McDonald. Matt signed on with Los Angeles agency Paradigm Talent after making waves at this year’s Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal, where he placed second in the popular Homegrown Talent Competition. His spot-on performance led to five other successful Just for Laughs shows, including Comedy Night in Canada and the ‘best of’ showcase, Talk of the Fest. The latter was attended by a slew of TV industry executives, who were impressed by his laid-back, soft-spoken style. He credits bouncing around from town to town after his parents divorced in forming that style.)

limited to 20 tickets $20 each

Dec8

Eugene Smith – Road Stories and Tunage ...

 —  —

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

...a weekly series of road stories and a couple of songs thrown in....

a cool way to hang with Eugene Smith...vocalist extraordinaire....

we ask that you donate to keep this 'free ' service available for future broadcasts

Dec12

24 in the Valley with Schaps

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

local elder of the hip hop scene features up and coming island rappers and brings interviews with homies in the present and about valley hip hop history limited to 20 audience and it will be broadcast as well $20 per

Dec15

Eugene Smith – Road Stories and Tunage ...

 —  —

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

...a weekly series of road stories and a couple of songs thrown in....

a cool way to hang with Eugene Smith...vocalist extraordinaire....

we ask that you donate to keep this 'free ' service available for future broadcasts

Dec16

Rebecca Barritt

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

the only constant in life has been a passion for music. She began writing songs when she was 6 years old and never stopped, most recently fronting the Victoria-based band Phantom Thieves. As a songwriter, Rebecca is fiercely honest and defiantly vulnerable – never shying away from the beauty, complexities, and hidden fears that come with being alive.

limited audiences $15-$20 suggested donation