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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Sep18

Hip Hop at the Showroom: Switch with Abyss, Swivel, Elev8ed and CButts

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

There will be LIVE HIP HOP at the Duncan Showroom consider giving us a tip to show your support! It will be broadcasted in HD Via YouTube September 18th, all physical tickets are sold out! COVID-19 has cancelled many of our performances for 2020 so anything helps to keep us creating and releasing tracks!

https://www.facebook.com/donate/330443514737520/

Sep21

private recording / video shoot with Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whitely -

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The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

bringing in a stellar bunch of musicians, Ashley Wey / Louis Rudner / Damian Graham, to film a segment for a eastern Canadian jazz festival

private projects such as these can take place... get a hold of us for financial details

Sep22

Eugene Smith -road stories and tunes -live stream

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The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

Eugene Smith has a wonderful career in the entertainment business going back to when he was 17 working as the lead singer for the Ronnie Hawkins band and through out his solo career to the present....

many stories to be told and tunes played

kinda like the old 1/2 hour radio broadcasts from the years past

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

Sep22

Dress Rehearsal Tuesdays

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

another way of saying we host an 'open mic' on Tuesdays if it be your first time /new songs to try out / getting your 10,000 in we accept all we broadcast it all so you have the opportunity to check yourself out / learn / share your experience

3 songs per performer (same for a band- we have full back line)

$5 for everyone who walks thru the door

Sep23

Celebrating 17 Years as the Showroom

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

yeppir... has been 17 years since our first performance at the Showroom, known as the Duncan Garage Showroom back then Sept. 23rd - Slow Drag with Andrew and Lawrence opening.... we were soon up to presenting a t least one show a day...wow bands / trios/ duos/ solo/spoken word/community theatre international/national/provincial and local we figure close to 10,000 performances well over 7,000 acts

still living with 'if you are treading on thin ice , you might as well dance' - 'seeing light at the end of the tunnel, we order more tunnel'

7:30pm Rebecca Barrit

Sep25

Leenie Bennie- live recording session

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

leenie brings her infectious smile and good vibes to the Showroom stage with intent to record a 'live' cd for future sale

room for up to 20 people as live audience.... special guest TBA recommended $15 donation or more

Sep26

Morguan Bass Lion

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

DJ Morguan Bass Lion at your service to aid you in finding your inner groove

now dancing in the venue is prohibited according to COVID 19 protocol but at home you can tune into the broadcast and have your own bubble party.... we just ask u donate some $$ to help keep it all alive

we also have a speaker out front of the building for those that might 'dance in the streets'

suggested donation $10 each

Sep28

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

The first night is scheduled to be Sept 28 at 7pm and the performer is Rachel Dunstan Muller, not only a storyteller but the well-known author of children's books.

Sep29

Eugene Smith -road stories and tunes -live stream

 —  —

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

Eugene Smith has a wonderful career in the entertainment business going back to when he was 17 working as the lead singer for the Ronnie Hawkins band and through out his solo career to the present....

many stories to be told and tunes played

kinda like the old 1/2 hour radio broadcasts from the years past

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

Sep29

For The Love Of Words with host Bill Levity

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

if you have written material to read or so enjoy another ones words enough to share them, this is the evening for you…celebrating 11 years of this monthly event …$5 for readers-5 minute limit …$7 for others

Oct6

Eugene Smith -road stories and tunes -live stream

 —  —

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

Eugene Smith has a wonderful career in the entertainment business going back to when he was 17 working as the lead singer for the Ronnie Hawkins band and through out his solo career to the present....

many stories to be told and tunes played

kinda like the old 1/2 hour radio broadcasts from the years past

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

Oct6

Dress Rehearsal Tuesdays

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

another way of saying we host an 'open mic' on Tuesdays if it be your first time /new songs to try out / getting your 10,000 in we accept all we broadcast it all so you have the opportunity to check yourself out / learn / share your experience

3 songs per performer (same for a band- we have full back line)

$5 for everyone who walks thru the door

Oct13

Eugene Smith -road stories and tunes -live stream

 —  —

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

Eugene Smith has a wonderful career in the entertainment business going back to when he was 17 working as the lead singer for the Ronnie Hawkins band and through out his solo career to the present....

many stories to be told and tunes played

kinda like the old 1/2 hour radio broadcasts from the years past

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

Oct13

Dress Rehearsal Tuesdays

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

another way of saying we host an 'open mic' on Tuesdays if it be your first time /new songs to try out / getting your 10,000 in we accept all we broadcast it all so you have the opportunity to check yourself out / learn / share your experience

3 songs per performer (same for a band- we have full back line)

$5 for everyone who walks thru the door

Oct17

Diamond Joe White awith Nathan Tinkham - in a matinee concert

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

Diamond Joe White is one of the bestest cowboy poets ever and he sure been able to sing those poems with the emotion intended

joined by his old time pal Nathan Tinkham on guitar and harmonies, we will understand why he and Nathan were such a big name in country/cowboy scene in Alberta (last century - haha) also doing an evening show

audience limited to 30

tickets $20

Oct17

Diamond Joe White awith Nathan Tinkham - in an evening concert

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

Diamond Joe White is one of the bestest cowboy poets ever and he sure been able to sing those poems with the emotion intended

joined by his old time pal Nathan Tinkham on guitar and harmonies, we will understand why he and Nathan were such a big name in country/cowboy scene in Alberta (last century - haha) also doing a matinee show

audience limited to 30

tickets $25