Northwest Dance & Music Venues

Bobby Faulds & The Strangers doin' the Freddy at The Scope in 1965
Photo Courtesy of Brian Newcombe
Club Tango
Later known as
"The Scope"
Victoria, British Columbia

Some of the bands that rocked Victoria's main Dancehall during those magic years were:

As Sheriff
Axl
Bayside Blues
Bay Wolf
Blue Ruum
Blues X Five
Buckeye
The Cantebury Tales
The Classics
The Coachmen
Eleanor Collins
The Continentals
Don & The Goodtimes
Friendlyn Page
Gary Lee and the Group
Rolf Harris
Harvey Wallbanger
Lightening Express
Lip Dust
Mad Dog
The Marquis
Mission Ridge
Morning Star
The Motifs
Muther Troll
The Nocturnals
Northwest Company
Pacific Scandal
Pastime
The Pharoahs
The Regents (Victoria)
Reveen
St. Vitus Dance Band
Sandoz
Shameless Rockers
Sleepy John
The Sonics
Bobby Faulds & The Strangers
Stricknine
Uncle Slug
Victorian Sect
The Wailers
Wimpenney

Others?



Morning Star at Victoria's notorious Club Tango


Poster Courtesy of Brian Newcombe

Courtesy of Glenn Parfitt - Royal City Music Project
Courtesy of Glenn Parfitt - Royal City Music Project

Courtesy of Glenn Parfitt - Royal City Music Project
Courtesy of Glenn Parfitt - Royal City Music Project


Courtesy of Glenn Parfitt - Royal City Music Project


Club Tango All City Dance with BluesX5, Pacific Scandal and Wimpenney
Courtesy of Bill McClellan


The Wailers in 1961 - Image courtesy of Ron Attfield

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Last Update:   7 April 2014
Credits: Brian Newcombe, Harry Creech, Hardy Wanger, Ron Attfield, Len Siemens, Jacques van Gool, Glenn Parfitt - Royal City Music Project, Bill McClellan