Upcoming Shows

 
2017

Saturday September 16th 2017 | 10am -5pm | Ruby & Smith
TEDxEastVan | York Theatre , 639 Commercial Drive 
The theme of this year’s TEDxEastVan is Human. We are delighted to be performing and representing the Ukulele as part of what it means to be human today. 
click below for more info and to get your ticket!
https://tedxeastvan.com/speakers/

Friday October 6th 2017 | 8pm-11pm | Black Gardenia | $15
Frankie’s Jazz Club
, 765 Beatty Street   NEW Record launch!
This is a lovely Jazz club curated by Cory Weeds for Coastal Jazz,  with delicious food and drinks, little tables and a long bar to sit at, and a listening gig atmosphere with great sound, so you can really hear the band! Click link below to make your reservation, as the last show was sold out, and we’d love to see you there! This is a special event to launch our new record!
click below to reserve your table, we’d love to see you there!
http://www.coastaljazz.ca/black_gardenia_oct_6
www.blackgardenia.ca              
 Friday November 17th  2017 | York Theatre | Ruby & Smith  SPECIAL EVENT!
with Ruby’s (70 piece) Ukulele Orchestra! $25  7pm
Join us for a wonderful evening of Ukulele, Remembrance and Harmony! A Ukulele double bill with Ruby & Smith (joined by special guests Vancouver’s music scene stalwarts Tim Tweedale and Patrick Metger).  And then a set by Ruby’s (70 Piece) Ukulele Orchestra! 
(Part proceeds go to the Ruby’s Uke Ukulele Outreach Program)Save the date!
ticket link to come!
Past Shows:
12th August 2017 | Black Gardenia | Maritime Festival | Richmond | Free
We are delighted to be invited to play at this family oriented festival on Saturday August 12th 2017 at 4pm, bring the family!   Click below for details and full line-up. (TBA by end of July)
www.richmondmaritimefestival.ca
21st-23rd July  2017 | Ruby & Smith | Mission Folk Festival 2017 | Mission BC
The wonderful festival is celebrating it’s 30th year, with weekend camping or day passes,
Full line-up announced!
www.missionfolkmusicfestival.ca
Saturday July 1st 2017 | Black Gardenia | TD Vancouver Intl Jazz Festival | Free
5pm-7pm, Ron Basford Stage, Granville Island   Canada Day Celebrations.
We are delighted to be invited back to play at the TD Vancouver Intl Jazz Festival,  and we love the Ron Basford stage, where hundreds of folks, dance or lie on the grass listing to fine music on a Summer’s Day.  Pack your picnic or get lovely food from the local food vendors!
http://www.coastaljazz.ca
Tuesday July 4th 2017 | Ruby’s Ukes annual Ukulele BBQ & Picnic | Free
6pm-9pm, Stanley Park (behind the lawn bowling club, in front of the tennis courts)
You are invited to join us for the Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele BBQ and Picnic, potluck. Ruby’s Ukulele Orchestra will be doing a short out-door set, followed by a Ukulele sing-a-long!
please bring: a blanket to sit on, some food for yourself or to share, your Ukulele!
We will provide a BBQ,  plates, cutlery and napkins and lots of Uke awesomeness!
(If you have an portable BBQ to bring, please do, as we will probably need more than one!)
Saturday June 24th 2017 | Black Gardenia | Strawberry Festival | Free
1pm-4pm Barclay Manor, West End
first set  | 1.30pm-2.30pm  second set | 2.50pm-3.35pm

Black Gardenia plays at the lovely community event where you can enjoy a family event with live music and fresh strawberries with vanilla ice-cream and short bread! It’s a sweet event in more ways than one!
Saturday June 17th 2017 | 7.30pm-9.30pm | Black Gardenia | $20
‘Jazz Waves’ at the Silk Purse Gallery
1570 Argyle Avenue,
West Vancouver,  BC  V7V 1A1
This is a lovely listening gig at the famous Silk Purse Gallery with seating for only 50 people. We are delighted to be included in the Jazz Waves Concert Series 2017  in West Vancouver!
Phone:  604 925 7292
Website:  www.silkpurse.ca
Sunday June 11th 2017 | 8pm-11pm | Black Gardenia | $15
Frankie’s Jazz Club
, 765 Beatty Street
This is a lovely Jazz club curated by Cory Weeds for Coastal Jazz,  with delicious food and drinks, little tables and a long bar to sit at, and a listening gig atmosphere with great sound, so you can really hear the band! Click link below to make your reservation, as the last show was sold out, and we’d love to see you there!
www.blackgardenia.ca               Click this link to reserve your table 
Saturday May 20th 2017 | Ruby’s Ukulele Orchestra | Science World | Free
The Orchestra will be performing a 20minute show as part of the Tiny house exhibition, what better partner than a tiny instrument, but lots of them!   2.30pmFriday May 26th 2017| Ruby’s Lounge |Ukulele Cabaret & Open-Mic | $5 – $10
Ruby’s Lounge is Vancouver’s Ukulele Cabaret and Open-Mic!@ The Cottage Bistro 4470 Main St  (4th Friday of the month)  7.00pm-10.00pm $5 – $10 (cash) at the door
This is the Ukulele Cabaret evening in Vancouver, a whole evening of Ukulele performance! plus a feature set with Ruby & Smith. Performers can do 1 or 2 songs get there early and put your name down on the Ukulele Cabaret Sign up sheet! This is the perfect place to share you sweet Ukulele skills! The Cottage Bistro is a wonderful intimate venue with great sound and delicious food and good Beers on tap! http://www.cottage-bistro.com/index.htm
(phone (604) 876-6138 or email cottagebistro@shaw.ca to reserve a table) or just show up!
Friday March 24th 2017| Ruby’s Lounge |Ukulele Cabaret & Open-Mic | $5 – $10 
Ruby’s Lounge
 is Vancouver’s Ukulele Cabaret and Open-Mic!@ The Cottage Bistro 4470 Main St  (4th Friday of the month)    7.00pm-10pm $5 – $10 (cash) at the door
This is the Ukulele Cabaret evening in Vancouver, a whole evening of Ukulele performance! plus a feature set with (John Lyon). Performers can do 1 or 2 songs get there early and put your name down on the Ukulele Cabaret Sign up sheet! This is the perfect place to share you sweet Ukulele skills! The Cottage Bistro is a wonderful intimate venue with great sound and delicious food and good Beers on tap! http://www.cottage-bistro.com/index.htm
(phone (604) 876-6138 or email cottagebistro@shaw.ca to reserve a table) or just show up!
Friday March 3rd 2017 | Vancouver Ukulele Festival 2017  Gala Concert | Ruby & Smith
7pm-10.30pm Rio Theatre,              $18 in advance or $25 on the door!
Vancouver, BC.
With VUF 2017 tutors
Sarah Maisel & Craig Chee, San Diego, California
Gerald Ross, Detroit, Michigan
Aaron & Nicole Keim, ’The Quiet American’,  Portland, Oregon
Daphne Roubini & Andrew Smith, ’Ruby & Smith’, Vancouver, BC
Timothy Tweedale, Vancouver, BC
Eventbrite - The Vancouver Ukulele Festival  2017  - Festival Gala Concert
(tickets now on sale!)
The last VUF Gala Concert was sold out, so advance ticket purchase is highly recommended!
February 18th-19th 2017 | Black Gardenia | Free
Winterruption | Granville Island
This lovely Winter festival on Granville Island is filled with food, dances and great  live music!
Sunday February 19th 2017
1.15pm – 1.50pm
2.15pm – 2.50pm
http://granvilleisland.com/winterruption#mini-nav
Line-up: is Daphne Roubini on Vocals and Ukulele, Andrew Smith Guitar and Ukulele, Brent Gubbles on Bass, Cameron Wilson on Violin, & Don Ogilvy on Guitar!
February 1st 2017 | Black Gardenia | Pay-what-you-can
Guilt & Co
1 Alexander Street, Gastown
(underneath Chill Winston)
We will be taking care of the Jen Hodges All star evening while she is away!
Show starts at 9.30pm and goes till 11pm
Line-up is Paul Pigat on Guitar, Chris Davis on Trumpet, Brent Gubbles on Bass, Andrew Smith on Guitar and Ukulele and yours truly on vocals and mighty Uke (sometimes!)
Sunday January 22nd 2017 | 8pm-11pm | Black Gardenia | $15
Frankie’s Jazz Club, 765 Beatty Street 

This is a lovely Jazz club curated by Cory Weeds for Coastal Jazz,  with delicious food and drinks, little tables and a long bar to sit at, and a listening gig atmosphere with great sound, so you can really hear the band! Contact Frankie’s to make your reservation, the last show was sold out, and we’d love to see you there!
www.blackgardenia.ca
http://www.coastaljazz.ca/event_listings
December 18th 2016 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Phone  604-682-1831 x 1100 to reserve a spot near the band!
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20 (pay-what-you-can)
www.blackgardenia.ca
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/
Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele School | Christmas Concert & Fundraiser
Thursday December 8th 2016| 7pm-10pm | $15    (doors open 6.30pm)
(proceeds go to Callanish Cancer retreats and other Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele Outreach program)
Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele School Christmas Concert!
Come, see, hear, enjoy what the each class at Ruby’s Ukes has been up to this term with a little set from each class!
As well as a teacher performance with Ruby, Smith, Tim.
The Wise Hall, Adanac St, Vancouver
Click below to get your ticket!
Eventbrite - Ruby's Ukes Ukulele School | Christmas Concert & Fund Raiser 2016

 

November 27th 2016 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Phone  604-682-1831 x 1100 to reserve a spot near the band!
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20 (pay-what-you-can)
www.blackgardenia.ca
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/
Friday November 25th 2016| Ruby’s Lounge |Ukulele Cabaret & Open-Mic  NEW
Ruby’s Lounge
 is Vancouver’s Ukulele Cabaret and Open-Mic!@ The Cottage Bistro 4470 Main St  (4th Friday of the month)
7pm-10pm $8 (cash) at the door
This is a NEW Ukulele Cabaret evening in Vancouver, a whole evening of Ukulele performance! plus a feature set with (artist to be announced). Performers can do 1 or 2 songs, get there early and put your name down on the Ukulele Cabaret Sign up sheet!
This is the perfect place to share you sweet Ukulele skills! The Cottage Bistro is a wonderful intimate venue with great sound and delicious food and good Beers on tap!  $8 (cash)
http://www.cottage-bistro.com/index.htm
(phone (604) 876-6138 or email cottagebistro@shaw.ca to reserve a table) or just show up!
November 13th 2016 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Phone  604-682-1831 x 1100 to reserve a spot near the band!
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20  (pay-what-you-can)
www.blackgardenia.ca
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

 Thursday November 10th  2016 | York Theatre | Ruby & Smith  SPECIAL EVENT!
with Ruby’s (70 piece) Ukulele Orchestra! $25  7pm
presented at The York Theatre
Join us for a wonderful evening of Ukulele, Remembrance and Harmony! A Ukulele double bill with Ruby & Smith (joined by special guests Vancouver’s music scene stalwarts Tim Tweedale and Patrick Metger).  And then a set of Ruby’s (70 Piece) Ukulele Orchestra! 
Tickets for ‘A Ukulele Night to Remember’ are now live! Click below for more info. and to purchase your ticket! (Part proceeds go to the Ruby’s Uke Ukulele Outreach Program)
http://thecultch.com/events/ukulele-night-remember/

Friday October 28th 2016| Ruby’s Lounge |Ukulele Cabaret & Open-Mic  NEW
Ruby’s Lounge is Vancouver’s Ukulele Cabaret and Open-Mic!
@ The Cottage Bistro 4470 Main St  (4th Friday of the month)
7pm-10pm $8 (cash) at the door
This is a NEW Ukulele Cabaret evening in Vancouver, a whole evening of Ukulele performance! plus a feature set (artist to be announced). Performers can do 1 or 2 songs, get there early and put your name down on the Ukulele Cabaret Sign up sheet!
This is the perfect place to share you sweet Ukulele skills! The Cottage Bistro is a wonderful intimate venue with great sound and delicious food and good Beers on tap!  $8 (cash)
http://www.cottage-bistro.com/index.htm
(phone (604) 876-6138 or email cottagebistro@shaw.ca to reserve a table) or just show up!
Feature artists will be Juhli Conlin and Shannon Scott from Company B Jazz Band!
 
Saturday 8th October 2016 | 7pm-9pm | Abe Lagrimas Jr | Uke Master Series
The Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele School
The Seymour Building
525 Seymour Street, Vancouver
As part of the Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele Master series
we are presenting an Intimate Ukulele Concert with Abe Lagrimas Jr. The author of
“Jazz Ukulele: Comping, Soloing, Chord Melodies” is released by Berklee Press and published by Hal Leonard. Hot off playing the LA Ukulele Festival (and touring internationally)
Advance Tickets are $20
Click here for more information and easy on-line registration
Eventbrite - Intimate Ukulele Concert with Abe Lagrimas Jr
Friday September 30th 2016| Ruby’s Lounge |Ukulele Cabaret & Open-Mic  NEW
Ruby’s Lounge is Vancouver’s Ukulele Cabaret and Open-Mic!
@ The Cottage Bistro 4470 Main St
7pm-10pm $8 at the door
This is a NEW Ukulele Cabaret evening in Vancouver, a whole evening of Ukulele performance! plus a feature set with Ruby & Smith. Performers can do 1 or 2 songs, get there early and put your name down on the Ukulele Cabaret Sign up sheet!
This is the perfect place to share you sweet Ukulele skills! The Cottage Bistro is a wonderful intimate venue with great sound and delicious food and good Beers on tap!  $8 (cash)
http://www.cottage-bistro.com/index.htm
www.rubyandsmith.com
September 18th 2016 | 8pm-11pm | Black Gardenia | $15 
Frankie’s Jazz Club, 765 Beatty Street 

This is a lovely Jazz club curated by Cory Weeds for Coastal Jazz,  with delicious food and drinks, little tables and a long bar to sit at, and a listening gig atmosphere with great sound, so you can really hear the band! 
www.blackgardenia.ca
http://www.coastaljazz.ca/frankies_jazz_cl 
September 11th 2016 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Phone  604-682-1831 x 1100 to reserve a spot near the band!
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
www.blackgardenia.ca
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/ 

Saturday Aug 27th 2016 | Duck Creek ,Salt Spring | 7.30pm-9.30pm|  Ruby & Smith 
Duck Creek Gallery
181 Broadwell Rd
Salt Spring Island, BC
Tickets $15   Phone: 250.538-1866
or Email: duckcreekgallery@gmail.com  To reserve your spot! Duck Creek Gallery is a lovely Island Gallery, perfect venue for an intimate Ukulele concert!

Saturday July 30th & Wednesday August 3rd 2016 | 7.30pm-9.30pm | Ruby & Smith | 
Gorge Harbour Marina,
Hunt Road, Whaletown,
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1Z0.
A lovely outdoor Ukulele show at the Harbour, so beautiful there! FREE
(Plus July 30th 2016 Beginners Ukulele workshop 2-3pm $25
email: tallwork@gorgeharbour.com to reserve your spot for the workshop)
July 7th-10th 2016 | Winnipeg Folk Festival | Ruby & Smith
We are delighted to be performing and teaching in the Folk School at Canada’s longest running, premier Folk festival this year!
Friday, July 8th, 2016
WORKSHOP – Where East Meets West  11:15 AM to 12:45 PM - Spruce Hollow
PERFORMANCE – Concert Ruby & Smith 1:30 PM to 2:30 PM
- Little Stage
Saturday, July 9th, 2016
WORKSHOP – Two’s Company 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM - Spruce Hollow
Sunday, July 10th, 2016
WORKSHOP – That Old Time Feeling 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM - Bur Oak
WORKSHOP Folk School: Uke instructional Workshop 2:45 PM to 4:15 PM
 - Folk School Tent
Saturday June 25th 2016 | 1pm-4pm | Black Gardenia| Free
Strawberry Festival | WESN
1447 Barclay St, Vancouver, BC V6G 1J6
Come listen to some vintage jazz and eat fresh strawberries and ice-cream! 
Sunday June 19th  2016| 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Phone  604-682-1831 x 1100 to reserve a spot near the band!
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20. This is our last Show here till September!
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

 

Friday June 17th 2016 | 7pm-10pm | Ruby & Smith
with Ruby’s Ukulele Orchestra! (we are so excited)
plus a sing-a-long led by Ralph Shaw do bring your Ukulele.

Rio Theatre
1660 E Broadway, Vancouver, BC V5N 1W1
$30  Buy your ticket here! and Enjoy an amazing night of Ukulele Celebration whilst giving!
Sunday June 5th  2016| 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Phone  604-682-1831 x 1100 to reserve a spot near the band!
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/
Sunday May 22nd  2016| 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20. Enjoy the long weekend with us!
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/
Sunday May 8th  2016| 7pm-9pm | Black GardeniaThe Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20. Come celebrate mother’s day with us!
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/
Sunday April 24th  2016| 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

Saturday April 23rd | Black Gardenia
April in Paris | Rogue Folk Club | St James Hall
3214 W 10th Ave, Vancouver, BC V6K 2L2
We are delighted to be part of the April in Paris 10th Annual Gypsy Jazz Festival!
Double bill with Marc Atkinson Trio
and Black Gardenia will be featuring Paul Pigat on Gypsy Jazz Guitar.
8pm show  Tx $28 for more information and to buy your ticket click below.
http://www.roguefolk.bc.ca/concerts/ev16042319

Sunday April 10th  2016| 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

Sunday March 27th  2016| 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20. Enjoy the long weekend with us!
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

Sunday March 13th  2016| 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/ 
Thursday March 10th 2016 | 8pm | Daphne Roubini
Coastal Jazz and Blues @ Frankie’s Italian Kitchen
768 Beatty Street, Vancouver
$25 click below to buy your ticket.
http://www.coastaljazz.ca/strong_women_strong_music_march_10
STRONG WOMEN STRONG MUSIC: This special concert in support of Atira Women’s Resource Society features rising stars and established jazz vocalists & instrumentalists celebrating International Women’s Day.  Sweet, soulful, and swinging solo, duet & ensemble songs with Karin Plato, Kate Hammett-Vaughan, Daphne Roubini, Jillian Lebeck vocals, Geeta Das trumpet, Wendy Solloway bass.
 Sunday March 6th  2016| 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
There is a birthday celebration that will be happening that night, but  the bar is still open to the public!
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/
Sunday February 28th  2016| 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/
Sunday February 14th  2016| 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/
January 23rd 2016 | 12.30pm | Ruby & Smith
NAMM | Ukulele Magazine | Live show and video streaming.
California, USA
Sunday January 17th  2016| 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia 
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/
January 4th 2016 | 7pm-9pm | Ruby & Smith
The Snowdrop Inn,
119 South Street
Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2BU
England.
Tel: 01273 471018
We are delighted to be joining Terry Seabrook, and Mark Bassey again at this  wonderful little music residency in Lewes, England.  Time is 7pm-9pm 
Thursday December 3rd 2015 |  7pm – 10pm | Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele School Recital
Sold out!
1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver, BC V5L 4E5, Canada.  Price:  $10  (This is an all ages event)
Ruby’s Ukes end of year Ukulele Recital featuring all our classes, the inaugural performance
of our new Ukulele Orchestra, and a few songs from the ‘Frist Lady’ and ‘Duke of Uke’, Ruby &
Smith, and joined by Timothy Tweedale. Please feel free to bring non-Ukeing, or Uke-curious,
friends and family to this evening of delightful musical sharing.  (there is street parking nearby as well as plenty of buses) We will be enjoying an end of year potluck, so please bring something to share.(although you don’t have to by any means) and enjoy a little Uke end of term party!  Proceeds go to mentoring the Ukulele program at the Callanish Cancer Retreats and other Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele outreach programs.
(Thanks to all who came to this sold out show we raised over $1,000)
Sunday December 6th  2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
(please note the date was changed from December 13th)
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
This will be our final show before going off to London on December 15th for a few weeks! We will be playing some vintage Christmas tunes, so come join us for our last concert in Vancouver of 2015! Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

Sunday November 29th  2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
This is a cool little joint that we have been loving for a while now, great cocktails and tasty food. So please do join us!  featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ with Paul Pigat on Guitar, Chris Davis on Trumpet, Patrick Metzger on Bass, and Andrew Smith on Guitar and Ukulele.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

Friday November 20th 2015 | 7pm – 9.30pm | Ruby & Smith

Intimate Ukulele Concert (and some Raffle prizes!)
Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele School, The Seymour Building,
525 Seymour Street, Vancouver V6G 2P9.
Price:  $15 in advance or $20 at the Door
(includes complimentary Tea, & Cookies!)
This is going to be an up close and personal show with Ruby & Smith sharing tunes from their debut CD ‘A Ukulele Album’, for an evening of uke joy and inspiration! Sold out!

 

Sunday November 15th  2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia 
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

Sunday October 25th  2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia 
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

Sunday October 11th  2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia 
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $5-$20.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

Sunday September 13th  2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $10.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

Sunday September 27th  2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia 
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $10.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

Saturday August 15th 2015 | 7.30pm-9.30pm|  Ruby & Smith Ukulele Concert
Duck Creek Gallery
181 Broadwell Rd
Salt Spring Island, BC
Tickets $15   Phone: 250.538-1866
or Email: duckcreekgallery@gmail.com  To reserve your spot! Sold out!

Saturday July 11th &  Wednesday July 15th | 7.30pm-9.30pm | Ruby & Smith 
Gorge Harbour Marina,
Hunt Road, Whaletown,
Cortes Island, BC V0P 1Z0.
A lovely outdoor gig at the Harbour, so beautiful there! FREE

July 5th  2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia 
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $10.
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

Canada Day July 1st 2015 | 12.30pm-2.30pm | Black Gardenia
TD Vancouver Jazz Festival 2015 | Granville Island, Railspur District Stage
We are delighted to be playing the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival again.
Line-up Stephen Nikleva-Guitar, Andrew Smith-Guitar, Steve Charles-Bass, Chris Davis-Trumpet & Flugel Horn, and Daphne Roubini on vocals and mighty Uke!
www.coastaljazz.ca

Saturday June 27th 2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia 
TD Vancouver Jazz Festival 2015 | Cory Weeds presents at The Italian Cultural Centre
3075 Slocan Street, Vancouver, BC V5M 3E4
Concert only $15 or  including a Superb Italian Buffet (6pm-7pm)  $35
To buy your advance ticket click below or phone 604 430 3337 to make your reservation.
Click here to make your reservation

Sunday June 14th 2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia 
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $10. This is the last gig of the Summer,
then we will be back in September, so come along!
Click here for The Bayside Lounge/directions/

Saturday June 13th 2015 | 1pm-4pm | Black Gardenia | FREE
Strawberry Festival 2015 | at Barclay Manor in the West End
1st set 1.50pm (50mins)  and  2nd Set 3.10pm (30mins)
This a lovely  West End festival where the highlight (apart from the music!)
is  Strawberries with shortcake and Ice-cream … just saying.

Sunday May 31st 2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $10.
http://www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com/directions/

Saturday May 23rd 2015 | 7pm-10pm | Ruby & Smith  ’ A UKULELE ALBUM’  LAUNCH!
Daphne Roubini & Andrew Smith | Ukulele Duo
St James Hall, 3214 West 10th Ave, Vancouver BC  V6K 2L2
Come celebrate with us our Debut Album Release, Ukulele Celebration and Fundraiser! click here for tickets
(proceeds go to Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele outreach program in the community)

Sunday May 17th 2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia 
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $10.
http://www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com/directions/

Sunday April 26th 2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia 
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $10.
http://www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com/directions/

Saturday April 18th 2015 | 2.30pm to 5pm | Ruby & Smith
‘Ruby’s Lounge’ at The Kino Cafe
3456 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC V5Z 2W8
An afternoon of Ukuleles, featuring performances by
Ukulele Duo ‘Ruby & Smith’
and an open-mic set for students of Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele School!
Suggested Music Contribution $10.

Sunday April 12th 2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel

1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5

Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band, ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $10.
http://www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com/directions/

Sunday March 29th 2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel

1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $10.
http://www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com/directions/

Saturday March 21st 2015 | 2.30pm to 5pm | Ruby & Smith
‘Ruby’s Lounge’ at The Kino Cafe
3456 Cambie Street, Vancouver, BC V5Z 2W8
An afternoon of Ukuleles, featuring performances by
Ukulele Duo ‘Ruby & Smith’
and an open-mic set for students of Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele School!
Suggested Music Contribution $10.

Sunday March 15th 2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $10.
http://www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com/directions/

VUF 2015 Gala Festival Concert at St James Hall | Ruby & Smith
Friday 6th March 2015
7.00pm to 10.30pm | VUF 2015 Gala Festival Concert at St James Hall
$25 on the door or $18 in advance | click here for tickets  Sold out!

Sunday February 8th 2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests
(Paul Pigat on Guitar and Bonnie Northgraves on Trumpet)
Suggested Music Contribution $10.
http://www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com/directions/

Sunday February 22nd 2015 | 7pm-9pm | Black Gardenia
The Bayside Lounge @ The Sands Hotel
1755 Davie Street, Vancouver, BC V6G 1W5
Vintage Jazz, Old Country and Blues.
featuring Daphne Roubini and her Ukulele
with her Vintage Jazz Band ‘Black Gardenia’ and special guests.
Suggested Music Contribution $10.
http://www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com/directions/

Tuesday December 2nd 2014 | 6.30pm
Ruby’s Ukes School Recital | Christmas Concert & Fund Raiser
The Wise Hall, 1882 Adanac Street, Vancouver, BC V5L 4E5, Canada

You are warmly invited to a great evening of Ukulele music, fun &  seasonal cheer!
Ruby’s Ukes end of year Ukulele Recital featuring all the classes from Ruby’s Ukes, as well as performances from The Ukesters, and Ruby & Smith! Please feel free to bring non-Ukeing, or Uke-curious, friends and family to this evening of delightful musical sharing. Proceeds go to mentoring the Ukulele program at the Callanish Cancer Retreats.
Price:  $10 

Sunday November 23rd 2014 | 7.00pm | Please note venue change.
Black Gardenia | Vintage Jazz Band
Black Gardenia are playing at
The Bayside Lounge  (at The Sands Hotel, English Bay, corner of Denman & Davie)
1755 Davie Street Vancouver,
British Columbia Canada V6G 1W5
7pm to 9.30pm   (suggested cover $10)
http://www.bestwesternsandshotelvancouver.com/directions/

This is a cool little joint that we have been loving for a while now, great cocktails and tasty food. So please do join us!  Daphne Roubini on Voice & Uke, Andrew Smith on Guitar & Uke, Steve Charles on Bass and special Guest Paul Pigat on Guitar.

Sunday September 28th 2014 | 7.30pm
Black Gardenia | Vintage Jazz Band | Jazz Cellar presents
1789 Bar & Restaurant, 1789 Comox Street
Perfect Sunday night in this characterful place (was Delilah’s)
Price: $10 + $20 minimum (either food or just drinks!)
Reservations: call 604 428-0705 or check out the menu http://www.1789.ca/

Saturday September 20th 2014 | Doors at 7pm show at 8pm
Ruby & Smith | Uke Duo Performance| part of the “Bite of the Underground” event.
A night of bite size performances offering a window into the diverse talent across the Vancouver cultural community. At the ‘Progress Lab’ (1422 William Street )
Price: $15/$20 in advance through Brown Paper Tickets or cash only at the door.
For more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/508312925938407/
Or Buy your ticket: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/821847

 

Monday July 21st | 6.30pm to dusk (and beyond!) | Ukulele Jam
Ruby’s Ukes Annual Ukulele picnic  & BBQ
will be held  at second beach, Stanley Park. Bring your picnic potluck, something for the BBQ, a blanket to sit on, your uke, the Vanukes books if you have one, a candle in a jar or music stand light. We will have some song charts too. Or just turn up, and join in! It’s a lovely Uke social and fun jam.
Please feel free to bring Uke-curious friends and family, everyone is welcome!
Picnic Map Location
Sunday June 22nd  2014
Black Gardenia

TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival
8.00pm-10.30pm ($15) plus $20 minimum
Daphne Roubini will be performing with her vintage jazz Quintet Black Gardenia.
playing a mix of Jazz, Old Country and Blues with Michael Dunn on Guitar,
Jens Christiansen on Clarinet, Chris Davis on trumpet, and Steve Charles on Bass.
at 1789, lovely relaxed jazz club.
Place:    The Jazz Cellar series at ‘1789′, 1789 Comox Street, Vancouver V6G 1P5
reservations recommended on 604 428 0705  or http://www.1789.ca/
http://www.coastaljazz.ca/performance
Saturday June 21st  2014
Black Gardenia

The Strawberry Festival
2014 1pm-4pm (free)
Daphne Roubini will be performing with her vintage jazz Quintet Black Gardenia.
playing a mix of Jazz, Old Country and Blues with Michael Dunn on Guitar,

Chris Davis on trumpet, and Steve Charles on Bass
There will be delightful strawberry shortcake for sale!

Place:    Barclay Manor, 1447 Barclay Street, Barclay Heritage Square
http://wesn.ca/strawberryfestival/
Friday June 6th 2014
Ukulele Concert featuring Ruby & Smith
an intimate preview of their upcoming Ukulele Album to be released Fall 2014.
Place:    The Seymour Building, 525 Seymour Street, Vancouver V6G 2P9
Time:    7.30pm ~ 10pm  (Doors open at 7pm)
Price:    $12 in advance or $15 at the Door

“Instantly captivating, Ruby & Smith ooze charm with their stripped down
approach to jazz/folk balladeering.”

Robert Collins, Music Correspondent, CTV BC. 

UK GIGS:
Monday April 7th 2014 at Snowdrop Pub, Lewes, 8pm – 10pm  No Cover
Ruby & Smith join Terry Seabrook, Alex Eberhard & Mark Bassey
We are looking forward to be playing with our good friend Trombonist Mark Bassey.
The Snowdrop Inn, 119 South St, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2BU
http://www.thesnowdropinn.com/

Sunday April 13th 2014 at Boogaloo, London,  3pm-6pm £5
Ruby & Smith with special London guests
We are excited to be playing in our home town, London, England.
The Boogaloo, 312 Archway Road, London N5 5AT  ‘Best little juke joint in the world” GQ
http://www.theboogaloo.co.uk/

Friday March 21st at Deep Cove Coffee House, 9pm $10 (first set at 7pm)
Guido Heistek. Solo Ukulele Album
Mount Seymour United Church, 1200 Parkgate, Deep Cove
Deep Cove Coffee House Series

Tuesday March 25th at Heritage Grill, New West Uke Event 9.30pm
Ruby & Smith join Gord Smithers
We are looking forward to playing again at this lovely Heritage Uke Event
http://theheritagegrill.com/

Saturday March 8th  2014 at St James Hall
Ruby & Smith ~ Vancouver Ukulele Festival 2014 Concert
Go to the Vancouver Ukulele Festival page on this website
for more information and  to get your ticket!
Thursday December 12th 2013
Black Gardenia Quintet
  ~ Christmas Show
plays  The Prop House, 1636 Venables St, Vancouver, BC V5L
www.prophousecafe.com
Black Gardenia Trio (with Chris Davis on trumpet) at Raw Canvas
Raw Canvas, 1046 Hamilton St, Vancouver, BC V6B 2R9, Canada
www.rawcanvas.ca 
Saturday November 23rd
Guido Heistek CD launch Concert
at Vancouver Live Sound (Ruby’s Ukes), 525 Seymour Street, Vancouver, BC
a wonderful evening featuring Guido Heistek on solo Ukulele launching his New CD recorded by Andrew Smith at Vancouver Live Sound.
Tickets are $18 in advance or $20 at the door. Door open at 7pm and show at 7.30pm..
Sunday November 24th 2013
Ruby’s Ukes End of Year Student Recital
at Odd Fellows Hall, 1443 West 8th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V6H 1C9, Canada
Ruby’s Ukes end of year Ukulele Recital featuring all the classes from Ruby’s Ukes, as well as performances from The Ukesters, Dawn Pemberton, Guido Heistek and Ruby & Smith!
Please feel free to bring non-Ukeing, or Uke-curious, friends and family to this evening of delightful musical sharing. 5pm ~ 8.30pm  (Doors will open at 4.30pm)
Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Proceeds go to the Ruby’s Ukes School improvement fund, and to mentoring the Ukulele program at the Callanish Cancer Retreats.
We will be enjoying an end of year potluck, so please bring something to share (don’t worry if you don’t there will be plenty!) and enjoy a little end of year Uke party!
Sunday November 17th
Black Gardenia Quintet plays  the Jazz Cellar
The Cellar Jazz Club, 3611 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC V6R
After a sold out show in February, we are delighted to be playing at Vancouver’s premier Jazz club again. This will be an evening of Vintage Jazz, Old Country & Blues.
Featuring Daphne Roubini on Vocals and Ukulele, with her Quintet, including Jimmy Roy on Lap Steel, Chris Davis on Trumpet/Flugel Horn, Andrew Smith on Guitar/Baritione Uke  and  Patrick Metzger on Upright Bass. A lovely intimate gig, have dinner, or just a drink!
Tickets are $15.  Doors open at 7pm, First set is at 8pm,  Second set at 9.15pm
Simply call to reserve your table: 604-738-1959 or visit www.cellarjazz.com
September 19th 2013
Black Gardenia ~ Quintet ~  are playing
at the Big Sister’s Gala at the Fairmont Pacific Rim.  Tickets go on sale in July.
http://www.bigsisters.bc.ca/en/Home/events/Gala/default.aspx
all proceeds go to Big Sister’s charity.
September 29th 2013
The Ukesters ~ Ruby’s Ukes Ukulele Ensemble with Daphne Roubini ~ are playing
at the Word on the street Festival at 1.20pm
click here for details
October 6th 2013
Black Gardenia ~ duo is playing
at the East Van GOGOs Fundraiser
1pm-2pm
The East Van Gogos (grandmothers) will put on a Jazz Brunch, Sun Oct 6 from 12:30 to 2:30 featuring Daphne Roubini and Black Gardenia! The Gogos raise money and awareness to support African grandmothers who are raising orphaned children. The amazing news: 90% of all money raised actually goes to those grandmothers! RSVP at your early convenience. eastvangogos@gmail.com Click here for more details
October 11th 2013
Vintage Jazz Dance, 7.30pm
Black Gardenia ~ Quintet ~  double bill with Company B  big band!
Chill, listen or dance the night away!
at St James Hall, 3214 W 10th Ave  Vancouver, BC V6K 2L2
https://vintagejazzdance.eventbrite.ca
October 18th
Black Gardenia ~ Daphne Roubini & Andrew Smith ~ are the
Opening Act (20mins)
Deep Cove Coffee House
1200 Parkgate Ave,  North Vancouver
Opening Act 7.30pm
Feature at 9pm to be confirmed.
Admission $10
Tea, coffee and amazing scones included in price of admission