C.R. Avery: Live in Concert
January 24 @ 7:30 PM - 2:00 AM
CR Avery live in concert
Doors at 730 show at 830
Physical tickets available at the VEC
$20 in advance $25 at the door 19+
All proceeds go towards improvements to the VEC lighting gear and stage so we can continue to host the west coasts favourite performers.
One artist who takes that story-telling tradition to heart on every record and every stage is C. R. Avery.
Over the years, he’s released 17 albums, from swamp city blues to spoken word performed with the Prague Symphony Orchestra, all infused with an outlaw outlook and attitude and a rock n’ roll middle finger ethos.
” …riveting & rewarding.”
– Lonesome Highway Magazine
” …a cultural magpie who’s impossible to pidgin whole.”
– Net Rhythm Magazine
” …imagine if Neil Young was inspired by hip-hop.”
– Vancouver Sun ( CAN )
” …their mix of high art & low brow amounted to the ultimate rock show. ”
– Exclaim! Magazine ( CAN )
” … audacious & astounding ”
– London Time out Magazine (Uk)
” like a collaboration between Beck & The Beastie Boys at their most experimental crossroads”
– Music Guide ( US )
” first there was The Beats, then Hunter S. Thompson, now there’s C.R. Avery. ”
– Kruger Magazine (UK)
This gathering is happening within unceded traditional L’kwungen Territory.
The VEC is centrally located downtown and there are numerous bus stops nearby. Transit info (including distances from a bus stop to a venue) can be seen via google maps https://goo.gl/maps/a2eM6pTncEL2
Parking map of downtown available here. Map of reserved parking for people with BC Disability Parking Permit can be found here.
Unfortunately, our elevator is out of commission, so the only way into the VEC is up 27 wood stairs, 11″ deep, 6″ high. There are wooden 2.5” handrails 38” up the wall on each side of the staircase (54” apart, so not graspable on both sides at once). See further details in ‘Getting Inside’ below:
There are three multi-user, gender-inclusive bathrooms with stalls. One bathroom has a larger stall with its own sink and a grab bar (more details in the ‘Bathrooms’ section below)
As fragrances can be harmful for folks with respiratory problems and chemical sensitivities, we encourage people to avoid wearing/using scented products, including essential oils or other natural scents. However, while we’re working to reduce scents at the VEC, it’s not a scent-free space (see details in ‘Scent’ section).
Updates here: https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/Accessibility-Update-1-Aug-15.pdf