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Colin Linden heads up this week at The Royal on Baker …

This week at The Royal on Baker … 

Born Ruffians 

Monday, March 14, $10, Showtime 9:30 pm

The Royal is excited to present one of Toronto's best indie rock groups, Born Ruffians. 

The trio creates a jaunty mix of shifty guitar riffs and hyper-chic vocals for a Pixies-esque shredded kind of sweetness.  

A great band ready to rock the Royal...get your tickets at and Royal Espresso. 


Magic Bus with DJ Cal

Tuesday, March 15, Starts at 9 pm

It's a DJ Smash Up every Tuesday.  No Cover.


Electric Wednesdays with Estevan and Tracy Lynn

Wednesday, March 16, Doors at 8:30 pm

Always entertaining with a great mix of local talent to enjoy. 


Synthesis St. Paddy's Day Party

Thursday, March 17, $10, Showtime 10 pm

Get your battle gear out for lasers and bass lines.  The night will feature Synthesis, Sound Transfer, Express, Lady AK and Buck Lee and MC Dion Rego and they're set to crank up your St. Paddy's Day. 


Blackberry Wood with Shred Kelly

Friday, March 18, $12, Showtime 9:30 pm
Blackberry Wood is a wonderful, secret and magic combination of alt-country-gypsy-circus music.

A high-energy cabaret spin on old and modern music adding spicy flavours like exotic world beats, jumpin' ska, folk, punk ‘n many other irresistible body shakin’, foot stompin’ delights to their original and timeless musical-down-home ol’ style adventures.

Blackberry Wood comes down the road like a travelling caravan, with all kinds of wondrous instruments, vocal melodies and fantastically costumed characters. 

Fernie's footstompin' stoke-folk band, Shred Kelly will warm up the evening!  Tickets are available online, at Royal Espresso or at the door.


Joel West

Saturday, March 19, $5, Showtime 9 pm

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away...

House n Home brings you a Star Wars birthday bash for Joel West. 

The force is strong at the Royal and DIY costumes are strongly encouraged.  Join house-head DJs Joel West and Braden Early as they find the droids we're looking for.

Be there for a live version of the Cantina Band theme song. Try and use a Jedi mind trick to skip cover.

Find the Rebel base. Meet an Ewok. Get some Wookie.  $100 first prize for best costume.  Be there you must.


Colin Linden

Sunday, March 20, $15, Showtime 7:30 pm

Legendary Blues Promotions, Kootenay Co-op Radio and The Royal are very excited to present Colin Linden. 

Linden is a genuine renaissance man of roots music. He’s a singer and songwriter of great skill, an in-demand and prolific record producer (Bruce Cockburn, Tom Wilson, Colin James), a sideman to the stars as guitarist for the likes of Bruce Cockburn, Emmylou Harris, and Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, and, for the past decade, a member of the highly successful trio, Blackie and the Rodeo Kings.

This will be the second night in the inaugural Legendary Blues Series at The Royal. You can buy a ticket package for $45 that includes a ticket to Carlos Del Junco, Colin Linden & David Vest. 

Tickets for this show only are available now for $15 at Urban Legends, Kootenay Co Op Radio, Royal Espresso, Eddy music, or at the door. 


Next week …

Monday, March 21 - B.A. Johnston

Tuesday, March 22 - Magic Bus with Deeps

Wednesday, March 23 - Canucks Game on the Big Screen

Thursday, March 24 - The Mix Up with DJ Synthesis & B Ron 

Friday, March 25 - Run With the Heard

Saturday, March 26 - Maria in the Shower with Terradactagon

Sunday, March 27 - David Vest