Cowichan's Musical Community Centre

Duncan Showroom
131 Station Street
-ground floor-

located in the heart of downtown Duncan

'it's all 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 local / provincial / national and international Canadian music scene for over 15 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. 


link to our live streaming
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  
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






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


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Duncan Showroom Arrears Campaign 

The building that the houses the Duncan Showroom Downstairs and Upstairs has been put up for sale ($495,000 firm)  
It  come  with us. 
We have a written lease as tenants for 3-1/2 more years with a verbal option for 5 more..... 
This lease is legal only if our lease is in good standing. 
We knew when we started off with nothing,  we were going to need financial help to get us through and  this next hurdle  is one of those on the way. 
We do believe what we do is needed not only in our community but as an…

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Jesse Roper at Red Arrow Brewery

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Red Arrow Brewery, Duncan BC

SOLD OUT show where we are in charge of the production

although the Showroom will be open for spinnin' vinyl from 9pm on


Dr Bill Code-Solving the Brain Puzzle

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Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

an anesthesiologist, integrative medicine specialist, and acclaimed international speaker and author. A medical practitioner for forty years, he has studied integrative medicine under Dr. Andrew Weil at the University of Arizona, and is a leading expert in pain management. He has had his own twenty-two year journey with MS.

today he speaks to his recent book 'Solving the Brain Puzzle' as well as he will answers questions you might have

Free but must register: please do so at

books will be on sale on site


Blues Fest 2019 presented by Duncan Showroom Productions

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Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

from Sundays concert with Michael Jerome Browne to David Vest the following Saturday evening, a week full of acoustic blues players with one nite of a blues / boogie dance band as well as adding an evening for blues jammers

and heh, you have a blues fest.....

Sun./ Mon / Wed. / Thurs./ Sat. $20 advance each nite or commit to all 5 and pay only $90 $25 door

-Blues Tuesday-$5 for everyone -South Island Rhythm Kings-$15 advance / $20 door

schedule May 12th
Michael Jerome Browne - May 13th
Tim Williams

May 14th
Blues jam

May 15th
David Essig

May 16th
Michael Plume? May 17th
South Island Rhythm Kings

May 18th
David Vest


Michael Jerome Browne

the new Duncan Showroom-downstairs, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

official Vancouver Island launch of his new CD « That’s Where It’s At! » (Borealis label)... an amazing roots music artist...very much a musical treat

Three-time Canadian Folk Music Award winner (Traditional Singer, 2015; Solo Artist, 2012 & 2008), Maple Blues Award winner (with 32 nominations since 1999), Kerrville (Texas) New Folk Finalist, Four-time Juno Award Nominee in both the Roots/Traditional and Blues categories- MJB is a multi-instrumentalist, a songwriter, and a living encyclopedia of American Roots music

$20 advance $25 door


Tim Williams

Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

Tim Williams is a blues-based singer / songwriter / multi - instrumentalist. He is a 40 year veteran of the 'Roots' music scene in North America, roots which stretch back to the coffee-house scene of his native California in the mid 60's.

Settling in Canada in 1970, Tim is a studio musician, producer, and a performer in constant demand. He has played Folk / Blues / Jazz festivals and concert halls and clubs from Halifax, to Vancouver Island, to the Yukon.

Inspired by the Hillbilly and Western Swing music he heard as a child, Tim absorbed late Fifties Rhythm & Blues and Rock & Roll, Hawaiian and Mexican music, early Sixties Folk, and Bluegrass “like a sponge” before discovering a passion for traditional blues styles which was fueled by seeing many first generation blues musicians live during the “Blues Boom” of the mid and late Sixties.”

$20 advance $25 door


Dress Reharsal Tuesday-open mic

Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

another way of saying an 'open mic'

for those that want to get on stage for the first time, or have new songs they want o try out or just getting those 10,000 hours in

always fun,

always with a community feel

3 songs or 15 minutes

$5 for everyone

(and we broadcast it all to youtube where it is archived)


David Essig

Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

often asked “what kind of music do you play?” The best answer I’ve been able to come up with is “authentic.” I make songs that combine the narrative style of my literary heroes, Alden Nowlan, Raymond Carver and Richard Ford, with the intense, blues-flavoured slide guitar playing that’s often associated with Ry Cooder. I’m basically a finger-picker, working a lot in open tunings, and building songs out of blues and country traditions.

$20 advance $25 door


The KingmiXers Trio / Shake ‘n’Cor Trio

Duncan Showroom, 131 Station Street, Duncan BC

think high end harmonica, these two island 'blues' trios have well respected harmonica players, both originally from the Winnipeg blues scene, they now live here to give you a taste their blues

each have a 50 minute set and what a treat

$20 door $15 advance