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

 
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

Jun3

Eugene Smith -road stories and tunes -live stream

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

from his early years as a teenager growing up working in the Ronnie Hawkins Band to a successful solo career in Ontario to now living in the Cowichan Valley.... of course he will sing a song or two, but it is the stories you really want to hear a weekly 1/2 hour series at 5pm

tip jar info will show up during the stream

Jun2

re-scheduled to Wed. June 3d 5pm -Eugene Smith -road stories and tunes -live stream

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

from his early years as a teenager growing up working in the Ronnie Hawkins Band to a successful solo career in Ontario to now living in the Cowichan Valley.... of course he will sing a song or two, but it is the stories you really want to hear a weekly 1/2 hour series at 5pm

tip jar info will show up during the stream

May27

Jeff Plankenhorn from TX to BC- a live stream

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

Jeff has been one of those guitar slingers that end up in Austin Texas playing and touring the US of America being one of those sidemen that make the singer/ songwriters sound even better... well it turns out he writes some pretty good tunes himself and his deliveries are spot on with great stories to add to the flavour He ended up at The Showroom performing one evening in betwixt some young indie rock bands and wow...did everyone take notice Hanging with his wife and relatives up island for awhile gives him the opportunity to come to the Showroom and help keep us open yes , he is donating all tips to keep what he calls 'a rather splendid and unique venue" open....maybe we can be called the Austin City Limits of the North? www.jeffplankenhorn.com

May26

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 an others enough to share them, this is the evening for you…

celebrating 11 years of this monthly event …

$5 for readers- 5 -10 minute limit … $7 for others

A Streetcar Named The Blues with David Vest - Live Stream

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

a 1/2 hour video show just like the radio shows of yore David Vest, award winning blues piano player will tell stories and sing songs each week during this pandemical lockdown make sure you dial in live or thru the archive on YouTube

donate if you will

May5

Eugene Smith -road stories and tunes

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

from his early years as a teenager growing up working in the Ronnie Hawkins Band to a successful solo career in Ontario to now living in the Cowichan Valley.... of course he will sing a song or two, but it is the stories you really want to hear a weekly 1/2 hour series at 5pm

tip jar info will show up during the stream

May1

Quin with one N - cd release- live streamed

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

Quin With One N will be releasing his second album, Out of the Blue, at the Duncan Showroom. This show will be an hour-long Live stream, available through this link: https://www.youtube.com/c/DuncanShowroom/live

The admission to this concert will be free, but there will be a donation button tab during the live stream.

On the day of the concert, Quin's album will be available for purchase and download on all streaming services.

Apr30

Chris Andres- solo- live stream

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

this amazing 'outlaw' singer/songwriter is finally getting attention for his quality writings and deliveries of very cool tunage

live streaming from the Duncan Showroom - cause we believe in him...you will too

Apr28

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 an others enough to share them, this is the evening for you…

celebrating 11 years of this monthly event …

$5 for readers- 5 -10 minute limit … $7 for others

Postponed due to allergies-A Streetcar Named The Blues with David Vest - Live Stream

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

a 1/2 hour video show just like the radio shows of yore David Vest, award winning blues piano player will tell stories and sing songs each week during this lockdown make sure you dial in live or thru the archive on YouTube

donate if you will

Apr23

Chris Andres- solo- live stream

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

this amazing 'outlaw' singer/songwriter is finally getting attention for his quality writings and deliveries of very cool tunage

live streaming from the Duncan Showroom - cause we believe in him...you will too

Apr22

Scott Owen pays tribute to John Prine-live stream

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

Scott's most favourite songwriter was John Prine (Fred Eaglesmith a close second) .....deeply moved by John's passing he asked to bring some of John's songs to our stage to be remembered

tune in and sing along...you all know the words

Apr21

Eugene Smith -road stories and tunes

The Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

from his early years as a teenager growing up working in the Ronnie Hawkins Band to a successful solo career in Ontario to now living in the Cowichan Valley.... of course he will sing a song or two, but it is the stories you really want to hear a weekly 1/2 hour series at 5pm

tip jar info will show up during the stream