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Crofton adds a little soul to a special summer performance next week

Nick La Riviere, arguably Victoria’s hottest trombonist, brings his 14-piece community band Soul Source to Crofton on Sunday, Aug. 24 for some hard-driving classic R & B.

La Riviere, who performs somewhere almost every day and frequently tours across Canada, the U.S. and Europe, plays regularly with the international touring band The Paperboys and performs with many other bands including Michael Kaeshammer, Pretzel Logic and the Timebenders.

Soul Source, which includes four vocalists, saxes, trumpet and a five-piece rhythm section as well as La Riviere’s trombone, plays everything from Stevie Wonder to Pharrell Williams.

The band has been rehearsing under the trombonist for weeks in anticipation of this performance, a special 90-minute summer offering in the Crofton Hotel Pub Sunday jazz series starting at 2 p.m. Admission is $10.

The regular series resumes on Sunday, Sept. 7 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the pub, 1534 Joan Ave. in Crofton, a stone’s throw from the Salt Spring Island ferry terminal. Admission is $10. For information, call 250-324-2245.

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