Northwest Dance & Music Venues
Photo Courtesy of Ron Attfield
The DeVIlles at Ladysmith Hall - 1961
Ladysmith Agricultural Hall
Ladysmith, British Columbia

Some of the bands that performed at this place during the early years of NW music were:

Bobby Bear
Bobby Curtola

The DeVilles
Bobby Goldsboro
Evan Kemp
Roy Orbison

The Pharoahs
Shane and The Gems
The Shants
Conway Twitty
The Ventures
The Viscounts


Poster image courtesy of Ron Attfield

Ladysmith is about 60 miles north of Victoria.  Red Robinson did most of his shows here to draw crowds from Victoria & Upper Island as it was a mid point plus it was a big hall .

Ron Attfield, March 2007

Web Slave's Note:  Agricultural Hall still exists and now serves as the community centre for Ladysmith

Sam Carlson, March 2007

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Last Update:  3 May 2017
Credits: Ron Attfield, Terry Coan, Allan Lundgren