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Roaring 20’s Vaudeville Show
July 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm$10 – $45
Columbia Theatre opened in 1927 with an “Up-To-Date Vaudeville” shows, and we are ready to bring it back with 5 BIG ACTS on Saturday, July 27, 2019.
Food and drinks available. Doors at 6:30. Show at 8.
Come down to the Columbia Street for the annual Food Truck Festival starting at 4 p.m. to stroll down the “Golden Mile” and meet our own ‘Charlie Chaplin’ clown who will welcome you to our Cabaret. (Act 1) Wear your retro-chique and you will have a chance to win a prize for the best costume.
Our chef, Raymond, will be serving our own “food truck” menu, served in our elegant, air-conditioned cabaret style theatre (Act 2). Some of the best dance instructors in Vancouver will demonstrate and teach swing dance (Act 3) so you can dance to the live music by Beauty Shop Dolls of Vancouver (Act 4) and Lil Mishka Band (Act 5).
More about the live music….
Beauty Shop Dolls of Vancouver.
Vintage vocal trio with a charming, colorful take on the classic styling of The Andrew Sisters, or The Chordettes. Performing classics from the roaring 1920s Great Gatsby era, the swinging 1940s dance halls, and boppin’ 1950s and 60s radio hits, these dolls know how to woo any crowd into an old fashioned love affair. The perfect blend of fetching sugary vocals, gorgeous retro costumes, and classic dance choreography, Beauty Shop Dolls leave anyone with a sweet tooth for musical delight well satisfied. Whether you want a classy and captivating show, front and centre, or could use some gorgeous female vocals setting the mood, Beauty Shop Dolls will do it in style.
Lil Mishka Band
is a 21st century Canadian anomaly. It is an ecentric mix of different styles ranging from Swing, Jazz, Electro, and even Hip Hop for good measure. The band has been working hard at recording and self publishing their first joint album together, “50 Shades of Swing” The band is composed of the phenominally talented Nadia Von Hahn Vocals), the smooth flows of Mister Waugh (Emcee/Vocals) The steady riffs of Mike MT Allen (saxophone) Amazing Sam Stoichet on Upper Bass and the caffeine fuel tracks of Edward (Producer,Key, Effects)
The band is composed of the phenominally talented Nadia Von Hahn Vocals), the smooth flows of Mister Waugh (Emcee/Vocals) The steady riffs of Mike MT Allen (saxophone) Amazing Sam Stoichet on Upper Bass and the caffeine fuel tracks of Edward (Producer,Key, Effects)
And big Disco party at the end with DJ Elixir
Jory Bice, better known as dj elixir, has been tearing the roofs off of large indoor venues and lighting up the night at major festivals around the Great White North for well over a decade.
elixir’s earliest forays into the world of DJing saw him rocking dance floors at major events for many of Toronto’s most legendary promoters as far back as 1997. He quickly became a crowd favourite, noted for his tight mixing, diverse track selection and seamless genre-bending abilities and earned himself residencies with major production companies such as Hullabaloo and Destiny Productions, including main stage slots at numerous WEMFs (the world-renowned World Electronic Music Festival).
Having also played major festivals like Montreal’s Eclipse, not to mention touring rigorously around Canada and the United States over the years, elixir’s travels have seen him share the stage with the likes of Paul Oakenfold, D.A.V.E. The Drummer, Binary Finary, Chris Liberator, M-Zone and countless other world-class acts.