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Monday December 31st, 2018
Carnegie Centre Vancouver, BC

NEW YEAR'S EVE. With Marq DeSouza (bass/vocals) and Wes Skakun (drums/vocals). Let's say goodbye to 2018 together and welcome a new year with music, dancing, and refreshments. This is a dry event. No cover, all welcome. 8:00PM.

Saturday December 22nd, 2018
Army, Navy & Air Force Unit 45 North Vancouver, BC

The John Pippus Band with Marq DeSouza and Wes Skakun. 8PM to midnight.

Saturday December 22nd, 2018
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

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

Saturday November 17th, 2018
Army, Navy & Air Force Unit 45 North Vancouver, BC

The John Pippus Band with Marq DeSouza and Wes Skakun. 8PM to midnight. Everyone welcome! Easy walk from the Seabus Terminal. No cover charge. Rock the dance floor!

Saturday November 3rd, 2018
Libra Room East Vancouver, BC

The John Pippus Band with Marq DeSouza (bass) and Wes Skakun (drums). 9:30PM til late. Original rock and roll. Best live music venue on the Drive!

October 23rd, 2018 VIA Rail to Vancouver

Returning to Vancouver. Canadian Shield in Autumn. Three shows each day, including in the Winnipeg and Jasper train stations.

October 12th, 2018. VIA Rail to Toronto

I first did this trip in the fall of 2014, met some interesting passengers, saw a lot of scenery, played a lot of music. Doing it again. VIA Rail's successful applicants are given a cabin and three meals a day in exchange for three 45-minute sets each day of the journey. They call it the "Artists On Board" Series.

Friday September 21st, 2018
The Raven Pub North Vancouver, BC

Back to the Raven. Out in Deep Cove. With Lino Arboladura (bass/vocals). 8PM to 11PM. No cover. Nice people.

Saturday September 15th, 2018
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

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

Saturday September 1st, 2018
Libra Room East Vancouver, BC

SATURDAY SEPT. 1

The John Pippus Band with Marq DeSouza (bass) and Wes Skakun (drums). 9:30PM til late. Original rock and roll. Some covers too. Best live music venue on the Drive!

Saturday September 8th, 2018
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

Roundhouse Community Center in Yaletown. With Marq DeSouza. 10:30AM to 12:30PM.

Saturday August 18th, 2018
Army, Navy & Air Force Unit 45 North Vancouver, BC

The John Pippus Band with Marq DeSouza and Wes Skakun. 8PM to midnight. Everyone welcome! Easy walk from the Seabus Terminal. No cover charge. Big dance floor!

Wednesday August 15th, 2018
Concert in the Park Series Richmond, BC

Family friendly event. 6:30 to 7:30PM. With Marq DeSouza.

Saturday August 11th, 2018
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

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

Saturday August 4th, 2018
Lasqueti Island Hotel Lasqueti Island, BC

Second night in the pub on Lasqueti Island.

Friday August 3rd 2018
Lasqueti Island Hotel Lasqueti Island, BC

The first of two nights. Playing with the band. Marq DeSouza (bass) and Wes Skakun (drums). Off the electrical grid, whatever that means. Generators? Accessible by passenger ferry (no cars) from French Creek (near Parksville).

Lasqueti

Thursday August 2nd, 2018
Char's Landing Port Alberni, BC

Rock and Roll Dance Party! John Pippus Band (with Marq DeSouza and Port Alberni's Sean Keough). 7PM start. A fundraiser with a Silent Auction. There'll be a speaker out on the patio too.

Wednesday August 1st, 2018
Char's Landing Port Alberni, BC

Performance workshop. If you want to up your game when it comes to performing your songs for an audience, this workshop is for YOU. Connecting with your audience, through stories, mixing up a variety of playing styles - no matter the genre or genres, "playing to the room", and setting the stage to let the magic happen, is all part of delivering a memorable performance. $20. 7PM

John will also mentor through his playwright/actor experiences on tour with his Award Winning one-man play "Oh Winnipeg". Critical reviews: "Warm hearted humanity that instantly connects with the audience" - Times Colonist. "Open hearted and engaging performer" - Georgia Straight, "Charming and touching tale... Don't miss this great little play" - Monday Magazine. "LOVED it" - Sheryl MacKay, "North By Northwest" - CBC Radio

Charge by phone (778) 421-2427, cash @Rollin Art Centre, online http://bpt.me/3518816

Tuesday July 31st, 2018
Char's Landing Port Alberni, BC

Songwriting workshop. If you want to WRITE songs, or write BETTER songs, or write DIFFERENTLY from your "same old" approach to songwriting, or if you are just CURIOUS to find out what songwriting is all about - this workshop is for you. $20. 7PM.

WORKSHOPTWITTER

What past participants say: "10 out of 10"; "Exceeded my expectations"; "What I liked best is ... John's description of thought process."

Charge by phone (778) 421-2427, cash @Rollin Art Centre, online http://bpt.me/3518813

Tuesday July 31st, 2018
Summer Concerts In The Park Nanaimo, BC

Bring your lawn chairs! 12:30 to 1:30PM in Sutton Maffeo Park, a beautiful location on the water. I was here a few years ago, looking forward to a return engagement. Sponsored by the City of Nanaimo.

Saturday July 14th, 2018
Libra Room East Vancouver, BC

The John Pippus Band with Marq DeSouza (bass) and Wes Skakun (drums). 9:30PM til late. Original rock and roll. Some covers too. Best live music venue on the Drive!

Saturday July 14th, 2018
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

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

Sunday July 8th, 2018
Char's Landing Port Alberni, BC

Solo/acoustic. Stories and songs. Musicians love playing at Char's. The acoustics in this 100-year-old converted church are heavenly. The audience comes to listen. 7PM start. $15 adv and $20 at the door. Kids 12 years and under- $10.

Saturday July 7th, 2018 Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge Parksville, BC

Solo/acoustic at this new venue in Parksville. Doors open at 7PM. Show at 7:30PM. $15 advance.

Saturday June 23rd, 2018
Libra Room East Vancouver, BC

The John Pippus Band with Marq DeSouza (bass) and Wes Skakun (drums). 9:30PM til late. Best live music venue on the Drive!

Thursday June 21st, 2018
Steamworks Brewery Vancouver, BC

Duo with Andreanna Pelehos. 5:30 to 8:30pm. Luau Night. Come Hawaiian. This is the brewery out by Boundary Road, not the brew pub in Gastown! All ages welcome, bring your own food and just order beer. Or there's a food truck parked outside if you'd rather. Super casual and family friendly.

Saturday June 16th, 2018
Ground Zero Acoustic Lounge Parksville, BC

I'll be leading a songwriting workshop. 2PM to 4PM. Contact the venue to reserve a space!

Saturday June 9th, 2018
Army, Navy & Air Force Unit 45 North Vancouver, BC

The John Pippus Band with Marq DeSouza and Wes Skakun. 8PM to midnight. Everyone welcome! Easy walk from the Seabus Terminal. No cover charge.

Thursday May 31st, 2018
Steamworks Brewery Vancouver, BC

Duo with Andreanna Pelehos. 5:30 to 8:30pm. This is the brewery out by Boundary Road, not the brew pub in Gastown! All ages welcome, bring your own food and just order beer. Or there's a food truck parked outside if you'd rather. Super casual and family friendly.

Saturday May 19th, 2018
Libra Room East Vancouver, BC

The John Pippus Band (Trio) with Marq DeSouza (bass) and Wes Skakun (drums). 9:30PM.

Saturday April 28th, 2018
Army, Navy & Air Force Unit 45 North Vancouver, BC

The John Pippus Band. With some musical friends dropping by. 8PM to midnight. Everyone welcome! Easy walk from the Seabus Terminal. No cover charge.

Thursday April 26th, 2018
Steamworks Brewery Vancouver, BC

Duo with Andreanna Pelehos. 5:30 to 8:30pm. Lots of cover tunes. This is the brewery out by Boundary Road, not the brew pub in Gastown!

Friday April 20th, 2018
Libra Room East Vancouver, BC

The John Pippus Band (Trio) with Jean Savoie (bass) and Sean Keough (drums). 9:30PM.

Saturday April 7th, 2018
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

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

Friday April 6th, 2018
The Raven Pub North Vancouver, BC

Duo gig with Jean Savoie (bass/vocals). 8PM to 11PM.

Sunday April 1st, 2018
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

Roundhouse Community Center in Yaletown. 10:30AM to 12:30PM. Playing kids' music. From "Wheels On The Bus" to "Twist and Shout". Shake your sillies out. With Marq DeSouza.

Saturday March 31st, 2018
Army, Navy & Air Force Unit 45 North Vancouver, BC

Easter long weekend. The JP Band.8PM to midnight. With Marq DeSouza and Wes Skakun. Everyone welcome! Easy walk from the Seabus Terminal. No cover charge.

Saturday March 17th, 2018
Libra Room East Vancouver, BC

The John Pippus Band. Doing lots of originals and some covers. Blues, rock, and pop folk. And maybe a country song or two. But no rap, jazz, or opera - just to narrow it down for you. With Marq DeSouza (guitar/vocals), Jean Savoie (bass/vocals) and Jacob Pippus (drums). 9PM.

Sunday March 4th, 2018
Char's Landing Port Alberni, BC

SOLD OUT! A special early-evening concert with the choir from Ecole Alberni Elementary. Forty voices, Grades 3 to 6 will join me in a special concert. Tickets only $5 advance, $10 at the door. The choir will join me on a few of my songs, they'll do a few songs on their own, and Choir Director Megan Reddick will join me for a duet or two.

Saturday March 3rd, 2018. House Concert, Protection Island, BC

Going back to Protection Island. Such a magical place. $20 suggested donation. BYOB. Email me to reserve a seat! jpippus@gmail.com.

Friday March 2nd, 2018
The Corner Lounge Nanaimo, BC

Double bill with The Kendall Patrick Trio. I'll do a solo set at 9pm. Followed by Kendall and her band. Then we'll join up onstage for a set or two of musical melding. 9PM to 1AM. Donation jar will be making the rounds.

Thursday March 1st, 2018
Brentwood Bay Empourium Brentwood Bay, BC

Solo performance. Limited to 30 tickets. $20 advance tickets. Doors at 7pm. Music at 8pm. Food menu and licensed too.

Saturday February 17th, 2018
Army, Navy & Air Force Unit 45 North Vancouver, BC

The John Pippus Band. With some musical friends dropping by. 8PM to midnight. Everyone welcome! Easy walk from the Seabus Terminal. No cover charge.

Monday Feb. 12th, 2018
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

First ever Family Day Party at the Roundhouse! All day fun. Lots going on including ME. I think this will be mostly kids songs, but who knows maybe we'll do some originals, covers, dance tunes, singalongs. Whatever fits the family vibe. With Marq DeSouza on guitar/percussion. 1pm to 4pm.

Saturday February 10th, 2018
The Chapel at Providence Farm Duncan, BC

Barely North Productions presents this night of original, acoustic songs. One of the best listening venues on the Island, so I'm stoked to be playing here. I'll be backed by Marq DeSouza on second guitar, percussion, and vocals. Doors at 7PM. $20 advance. Concert at 7:30PM. Get advance tickets HERE.

Friday February 9th, 2018
Char's Landing Port Alberni, BC

It's time for another rock 'n roll dance party! 8pm. $10 at the door. Fundraiser to help pay for Char's new roof. This is our fourth dance party and the dance floor is where you wanna be. With Marq DeSouza (guitar/vocals), and Port Alberni's John Dryden (bass) and Sean Keough (drums). Get tickets HERE.

Friday January 26th, 2018
The Raven Pub North Vancouver, BC

Duo gig with Jean Savoie on bass. 8PM to 11PM.

Saturday January 20th, 2018
Roundhouse Community Centre Vancouver, BC

Roundhouse Community Center in Yaletown. With Marq DeSouza on guitar/vocals/percussion. 10:30AM to 12:30PM. Playing kids' music. From "Wheels On The Bus" to "Twist and Shout". Shake your sillies out.

Saturday January 13th, 2018
Army, Navy & Air Force Unit 45 North Vancouver, BC

First gig of the year for the latest version of the John Pippus Band. The fun continues... 8PM to midnight. John Pippus (guitar/vocals/harmonica); Marq DeSouza (guitar/vocals); Jean Savoie (bass/vocals); Wes Skakun (drums). With the Rusty Gull gone AWOL, the ANAF is the place for live music in the Lower Lonsdale area. Everyone welcome! Easy walk from the Seabus Terminal. Pool table. Dance floor. No cover charge.

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