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Sunday December 31st, 2017
Carnegie Centre Vancouver, BC

NEW YEAR'S EVE. The John Pippus Band. Same line up as the previous two nights. Let's say goodbye to 2017 together and welcome a new year with music, dancing, and refreshments. No cover, all welcome. 7:30PM.

Saturday December 30th, 2017
The Arms Pub Port Coquitlam, BC

A good dress rehearsal for NYE. 8:00PM. No cover. The John Pippus Band is gonna rock n' roll it. With Marq DeSouza (guitar/vocals), Jean Savoie (bass/vocals) and Wes Skakun (drums).

Friday Dec. 29th, 2017
Libra Room East Vancouver, BC

The John Pippus Band at the renovated Libra Room, a Commercial Dr. institution. With Marq DeSouza (guitar/vocals), Jean Savoie (bass/vocals) and Wes Skakun (drums). 9PM.

Saturday Dec. 9th, 2017
The Raven Pub North Vancouver, BC

Duo gig with Marq DeSouza. No cover. 8PM to 11PM.

Saturday November 18th, 2017
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

Roundhouse Community Center in Yaletown. 10:30AM to 12:30PM. Playing kids' music.

Sunday November 12th, 2017
Char's Landing Port Alberni, BC

Solo/acoustic concert. Sharing the bill with Chase Spencer. 7PM. $10 advance, $15 at the door. An evening of stories and songs.

Saturday November 11th, 2017
Char's Landing Port Alberni, BC

"Rock and Roll Dance Party". With Marq DeSouza (bass), and Jake Pippus (drums). 8PM. This is the third time we've turned Char's into a dance hall. Dance to your favorite tunes from the 50s to the 00s. Also some originals too. $10 at the door or get your advance tickets from Char. Three birthday parties are happening here this night, so let's do it up!

Friday November 10th, 2017
Roy's Towne Pub Royston, BC

Royston is just south of Courtenay so let your Mid Island friends know, send 'em our way. No admission, great pub menu. We'll be mixing it up with originals and cover tunes. With Marq DeSouza (bass), and Jake Pippus (drums). 7PM.

Friday November 3rd, 2017
The Ivanhoe Pub Vancouver, BC

The Beaver T Band. 9PM to 12:30AM. The first pint was poured here in 1907 at this Main St watering hole. Wes Skakun (drums).

Thursday November 2nd, 2017
Libra Room East Vancouver, BC

Beaver T. Band. Back on the Drive! 9PM. Beaver T. (guitar/vocals), John Pippus (guitar/vocals/harmonica), Mark White (bass/vocals) and Jacob Pippus (drums).

Wednesday November 1st, 2017. Private Birthday Party. Vancouver, BC

Beaver T. is back from Texas for a week of shows. I'll be joining him on vocals, guitar, and harmonica. Also Mark White (bass/vocals) and Jacob Pippus (drums).

Friday October 27th, 2017
Friday Night Live North Vancouver, BC

Solo acoustic. A unique evening of stories and songs. FNL is a weekly series hosted by Lynn Valley United Church. Each week has a theme that is explored by both the audience and the musical guest. $10. 8PM. Doors open at 7:30pm.

Saturday October 21st, 2017
The Arms Pub Port Coquitlam, BC

8:30PM. No cover. With Mike Dewey (guitar/vocals), Marq DeSouza (bass/vocals) and Jacob Pippus (drums).

Saturday October 14th, 2017
Army, Navy & Air Force Unit 45 North Vancouver, BC

With Mike Dewey (guitar/vocals), Marq DeSouza (bass/vocals) and Wes Skakun (drums). 8PM to midnight. Everyone welcome! Easy walk from the Seabus Terminal. No cover charge.

Saturday September 30th, 2017
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

Roundhouse Community Center in Yaletown. 10:30AM to 12:30PM. With Mike Dewey.

Saturday September 16th, 2017
Libra Room East Vancouver, BC

It's been almost two years since we played at this Commercial Dr. musical institution. They've been closed almost the whole time - first due to water damage, then for extensive upgrades. Finally, after a false alarm or two, The Libra Room is really going to open this weekend. And we've been asked to play at the Grand Re-Opening! The John Pippus Band with Mike Dewey (guitar/vocals), Marq DeSousa (bass/vocals), and Wes Skakun (drums). 8PM. No cover.

Saturday September 9th, 2017
Char's Landing Port Alberni, BC

"Rock and Roll Dance Party" aka Gayle's Birthday Bash! 8PM til whenever. We'll be playing hits by: Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Etta James, The Beatles, Stones, Aretha, Bob Seger, Bruce Springsteen, Amy Winehouse, Fleetwood Mac, Peter Gabriel, Michael Jackson, SRV, CCR, etc. Did I mention this is a dance party? $10 at the door or get your advance tickets HERE.

Friday September 8th, 2017. Private Party, Port Alberni, BC

The John Pippus Band plays rock and roll for a 60th birthday party. Maximum fun meter on full.

Thursday September 7th, 2017
Char's Landing Port Alberni, BC

Solo/acoustic concert. Sarah Osborne opens. 7PM. $10 advance, $15 at the door. Get tickets HERE. An evening of stories and songs.

Wednesday September 6th, 2017. The Pub in Bamfield, Bamfield, BC

Solo/acoustic. Sarah Osborne opens. 7:30PM. Stories and songs. Acoustic blues, folk.

Friday July 28th, 2017
Army and Navy Unit 45 North Vancouver, BC

With Peg Wilson, Brice Tabish, and Wes Skakun. Also Mike Dewey on third guitar and vocals. 8PM to midnight. Everyone welcome! Easy walk from the Seabus Terminal. No cover charge.

Friday July 7th, 2017
Fairview Pub Vancouver, BC

Full Band with Peg Wilson, Brice Tabish, and Wes Skakun. Also Mike Dewey on 3rd guitar. 10PM to 2AM. $10 at the door. Playing original rock and roll, rhythm and blues.

Friday June 23rd, 2017
The Raven Pub North Vancouver, BC

With Peg Wilson (bass/vocals) and Brice Tabish (acoustic guitar/vocals). 8PM to 11PM.

Saturday June 17th, 2017
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

Roundhouse Community Center in Yaletown. 10:30AM to 12:30PM. With Mike Dewey.

Saturday May 13th, 2017. Helen's Birthday Party! Vancouver, BC

Private event. Sorry you can't come unless you know Helen or Linda and they've invited you.

Saturday May 13th, 2017
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

20th Anniversary Celebration! Roundhouse Community Center in Yaletown. 11AM to 12:00PM and 1PM to 1:45PM. With Mike Dewey (guitar/bass/percussion).

Saturday May 6th, 2017
Char's Landing Port Alberni, BC

"Rock and Roll Dance Party". This is going to be fun! Special musical guests. 8PM til whenever. We'll be playing hits by: Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Etta James, The Beatles, Stones, Aretha, Bob Seger, Bruce Springsteen, Amy Winehouse, Fleetwood Mac, Peter Gabriel, Michael Jackson, SRV, CCR, etc. Did I mention this is a dance party? $10 at the door.

Friday May 5th, 2017
Roy's Towne Pub Royston, BC

The second of three nights on the Island. Royston is just south of Courtenay so let your Mid Island friends know, send 'em our way. No admission, great pub menu. We'll be mixing it up with originals - including songs from the new EP, "Weapons Of Emotion" and well-known cover tunes.

Thursday May 4th, 2017
The Copper Owl Victoria, BC

Full band. First stop on the three-date Vancouver Island Tour. I'm so excited to be opening for Vicotoria bluesman Bill Johnson . He and his band take the stage after our one-hour set. His credentials and reviews are the absolute best! Come and get a lesson in the blues. The Copper Owl was selected as one of The Best Small Music Venues in Canada. Tickets are $15 advance and $20 at the door. Get tickets at billjohnsonblues.brownpapertickets.com. Doors at 7:30PM. Music starts at 8PM.

Saturday April 29th, 2017
The Arms Pub Port Coquitlam, BC

We were here as a trio in February. That went well. Now we're back with the full band. With Brice (guitar/vocals), Peggy (bass/vocals) and Wes (drums). No cover. 8:30PM music starts. Dancing starts at 8:31PM.

Thursday April 27th, 2017
Gallery Bistro Port Moody, BC

I'll be playing solo/acoustic, part of the once-a-month "Songstage" series. With Ross Douglas and Ivan Boudreau (who also hosts the event). 6:30 to 9PM. An evening of stories and songs. It's not too often I get to do my 'story' songs to a listening audience. Tasty Set Menu dinner available - book ahead by calling 604-937-0998.

Saturday April 22nd, 2017
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

Roundhouse Community Center in Yaletown. 10:30AM to 12:30PM. Kids 'R Us. Mike Dewey (guitar/bass/percussion) joins me for this Saturday morning gig where we morph into a kids act. Little kids are a tough crowd, so we play songs they know. What can I say... but we love it!

Friday April 14th, 2017
Army and Navy Unit 45 North Vancouver, BC

Full band gig. Joining me are: Brice Tabish (guitar/vocals), Peg Wilson (bass/vocals) and Wes Skakun (drums). 8PM to midnight. Everyone welcome!

Saturday April 1st, 2017
The Raven Pub North Vancouver, BC

Trio gig with Peg Wilson and Brice Tabish. 8PM to 11PM. No cover, great menu. On the road to Deep Cove.

Saturday March 25th, 2017
Rusty Gull Pub North Vancouver, BC

Second of two nights.

Saturday March 25th, 2017
Thompson Community Centre Richmond, BC

Solo acoustic. 1PM. Part of the "Red Curtain Series". No cover.

Friday March 24th, 2017
Rusty Gull Pub North Vancouver, BC

8:30 to 12:30PM. Best live music venue on the North Shore. First night of a two-night stand. With Brice Tabish (guitar), Peg Wilson (bass), and Wes Skakun (drums). No cover, small but serviceable dance floor. Originals and covers. Some of our best rock and roll moments have happened here.

Tuesday March 21st, 2017
Fairview Pub Vancouver, BC

Full Band. With Yaa-Hemaa playing a half-hour solo set at 8:30PM. Followed The John Pippus Band. We'll be doing all originals. Pay what you can at the door. New CD, "Weapons Of Emotion" available too.

Friday March 17th, 2017
Tsawwassen Legion Delta, BC

Come celebrate St. Patrick's Day with the band. Irish Whiskey specials. Guiness beer. 7:30PM. No cover charge. Irish dancers before us!

Thursday March 16th, 2017
Regal Beagle Pub Vancouver, BC

First time at this pub in Kits. 8PM to 11PM. No cover. With Peg (bass) and Brice (guitar).

Saturday March 11th, 2017
Crossroads Lounge Port Coquitlam, BC

Trio gig with Brice and Peggy at a 40-seat lounge in Port Coquitlam. Sounds cozy and intimate. Time for some stories. 8PM. No cover.

Saturday March 4th, 2017
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

Roundhouse Community Center in Yaletown. 10:30AM to 12:30PM. With Peggy Wilson and Brice Tabish. We've played here many times over the past few years but for the longest time it was on a Tuesday evening. Now that it's on a Saturday morning it's morphed into a children's entertainment kind of gig. We LOVE it. All the kids' classics from "Wheels on the Bus" to "Row Row Row Your Boat". And then we'll bust out a kids' version of James Brown's "I Feel Good" and get 'em up dancing too.

Thursday February 23rd, 2017
The Arms Pub Coquitlam, BC

A new venue for us. Trio gig with Brice (guitar/vocals) and Peggy (bass/vocals). No cover. 8PM to midnight.

Wednesday February 8th, 2017
The Sylvia Hotel Vancouver, BC

We're back at one of my favorite places to play. Vancouver's first cocktail lounge opened here in 1954. Overlooking English Bay. 8PM to 10PM. With Peg Wilson (bass).

Saturday January 28th, 2017
The Raven Pub North Vancouver, BC

Duo gig with Peg Wilson (bass/vocals). 8PM to 11PM.

Saturday January 21st, 2017
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

Roundhouse Community Center in Yaletown. 10:30AM to 12:30PM. With Peggy Wilson and Brice Tabish.

Friday January 20th, 2017
Carnegie Centre Vancouver, BC

Playing at the monthly dance. Full band. Refreshments served. 7PM. No cover, all welcome.

Saturday January 14th, 2017
Rusty Gull Pub North Vancouver, BC

Second of two nights at the Gull. See below. 8:30 to 12:30PM. No cover!

Friday January 13th, 2017
Rusty Gull Pub North Vancouver, BC

8:30 to 12:30PM. Best live music venue on the North Shore. First night of a two-night stand. With Brice Tabish (guitar), Peg Wilson (bass), and Wes Skakun (drums). Always a fun time when we play here.

Friday January 6th, 2017
Trees Coffee House Vancouver, BC

Solo/acoustic. Sharing the bill with Rob Fillo and Mike Fabro. 8PM. 450 Granville St.

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