Mac OnStage presents


McPherson Playhouse  December 20, 7:30pm

Performance Dates

  1. Wednesday, December 20
    7:30 PM

Ticket Details

*Tickets are $10.00 | On sale November 2 at 10am

Please note: Online ticket sales end one hour prior to the performance start time.  Tickets may be available from the box office.

Event Information

Blender comes to the McPherson Playhouse!

The longest running night for live music in Victoria makes its inaugural debut at the McPherson Playhouse with BLENDER AT THE MAC! All the mixed genre madness you're used to at Lucky Bar, Victoria, with Victoria's most established bands blending on the historic stage for this all ages event. 4 bands + 1 DJ = $10. Buy tickets in advance or take a chance and buy them at the door. Doors at 6:30pm, show starts promptly at 7:30pm. 
Brought to you by The Zone at 91-3 and Phillips Brewing & Malting Co.

Featured Bands:

Malahat is the loudest and heaviest rock band to recently emerge out of Canada. A blast from the past with modern tastes, these young men infuse their influences from the 1930's to today. A Slamming and unforgettable sound, with a grungy and groovy edge, morphs through a wave of deep southern Blues in a Psychedelic fusion. With powerful hybrid rock vocals, progressive and explosive drumming, 70's grooving bass, and the dirtiest slide guitar you will ever hear, Malahat will blow you away with their stage show, diversity and their original sound of pure face melting Rock n Roll.

The Brass
Not your grandpa's British Brass Band! The Brass is a non-auditioned community brass and woodwind ensemble right here in Victoria, playing original arrangements of whatever the heck they want. David Bowie, The Talking Heads, Vulfpeck, Deerhoof, LCD Soundsystem, Avalanches, A Tribe Called Quest... the list goes on. No genre is off limits to director and arranger Julia Knight. "If it's got a hook, I wanna hear these horns hit it." The Brass features a rotating cast of local talent and you never know how many of them will cram on to the stage. Expect a show reminiscent of that one time at bandcamp when JAY Z showed up.

Man Made Lake
Man Made Lake is what you need. It's that funk, that heavy beat that wild side unleashed. Rock with myriad influences that does not disappoint. In the Man Made Lake experience one can expect everything from doo-wop to electro-rock, funk to soul, indie to pop. It's a journey, come get down!

Distant Grand
After many years of collaborations, the duo behind Distant Grand have solidified their style, resulting in the discovery of the sound that captures the essence of their self-made genre, Sexy Sad. Recognizing the need for a more sensualistic sound in the slower, deeper realm, Distant Grand is bringing sultry back to the dancefloor. Distant Grand Is Jesse Electric Brown and Culture Singh Benning.

DJ Mikey B - Track meet
Victoria based DJ playing all the best tunes to keep you happy in between bands!


*Ticket prices are subject to change.


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    Distant Grand - All My Love
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    Man Made Lake - Zebra Tape
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    Malahat - Fat Tongue
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