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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Previous events

Jan19

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

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

years in the music and entertainment business brings with it some great stories and insights

as well he gives us a couple of tunes, if not by him then with him accompanying the special guest he has invited

episode 26 so cool

Jan9

24 in the Valley with Schaps / Abyss -on line only

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

24 in the Valley is back and bringing in the new year with a banger of a show! Live interviews and performances from Details, Valence, Ill Tone, and DJ Stelo

tune in and donate if you will, please

Jan2

Matt Billon Presents Island Comedy - live stream only

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

Jan1

DJ Morgan Basslion - startin' off the new year righteously-live stream only -

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

a couple of hours of being in the groove is a tres koolio way to begin 2021

puttin' out the good vibes to your very own location... tune in and dance around the house

special guest-Andrew Wood

send a donation if you can

Dec29

on line only - For the Love of Words with Host- Bill Levity

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

if you have written words or so enjoy another’s enough to share them, this is the evening for you…celebrating 13 years of this monthly event … we are now making use of zoom to keep those COVID recommendations do tune in as a visitor suggested donation $5 for readers $7 for others

Dec28

moving to a future date tba -on line only - Story Tellin' Nite - various writers

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

"Come into my Parlour." It was the tradition in Victorian times to tell ghost stories in the parlour between Christmas and the New Year. This is an evening of intriguing stories. Every story has a ghost. Some may be funny, Some may be scary. But, if you like a good ghost story, can you think of a better way to spend an evening between Christmas and the New Year?

for live audience, limited to 20 seated tix at $20 (or close to it) watch on line and please donate to keep this going in 2021

Dec26

on line only - James Meyer and friends - Boxing Day Blowout

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

…and what a bunch of musical friends they are, a musical variety show is what one might call it…

on the day after xmas,

a good time to get out the house and enjoy yourself…

suggested $10 donation or more

Dec20

on line only - Gathering of Toilet Paper Benefit / Telethon

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The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

various performers contribute their performances to the annual gathering of toilet paper for the Cowichan Valley Food Basket Society

2pm Andy McCormack 2:45pm Dennis Atkins
3:30pm Longevity john 4pm CVGRO
4:45pm Marty Jones 5:30pm Bill Levity 6pm Amanda Nixon 6:45pm Malakai 7:30pm Brian Gauci 8pm Scott Owen
8:30pm Martyn Jones and friends

to be filled in even more

Dec18

live stream only - DJ Morgan Basslion

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The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

...at your service to aid you in finding your inner groove...

cause now that dancing in the venue is prohibited, according to COVID 19 protocol, but you can tune at home into the broadcast and have your own bubble party....

we just ask u donate some $$ to help keep it all alive..... suggested donation $10 each. ... we also have a speaker out front of the building for those that might 'dance in the streets'

Dec16

postponed till 2021 -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

Dec15

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