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Upcoming Dates

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Vintage Variety Night!
362 Powell Street
Vancouver, BC [map]

A cozy night of blues, old-time, folk and other vintage genres!
Featuring: Chika and Caitlan, Paul Silveria, Emily Rose, and Tim Sars' Littlest Big Band Ever. $10 at the door. All ages. Doors at 7:30, music at 8pm sharp!

Saturday, September 22nd, 2018

Square Dance at Strange Fellows!
1345 Clark Drive
Vancouver, BC [map]

Paul and the Estro-Jennies play a square dance for the Strange Fellows "Hop Devil Hootenanny!" The event starts at 5pm with a corn-shucking, music and square dancing from 7-9pm.

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

Paul at Bandidas
2781 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC [map]

Paul plays some late-night tunes at Bandida's Taqueria. 9pm

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Paul Silveria opening for Cam Penner & Jon Wood
2003 2nd Ave
Rossland, BC 420 247
CA [map]

Paul plays an opening set for Cam Penner & Jon Wood. $10 advance, $15 at the door.

Thursday, September 27th, 2018

Mama Sita's
Paul Silvveria at Mama Sita's
5709 Highway 6
Winlaw, BC [map]

Paul plays an early show (6pm!) no cover, donations gladly accepted for a musician on the road!

Friday, September 28th, 2018

Fernie, BC [map]

Paul plays tunes and calls dances at this weekend of musical fun and fishing!

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Wise Hall Lounge
Old Time Dance Party
1882 Adanac St.
Vancouver, BC [map]

The Old Time Dance Party is BACK with a special THURSDAY night dance to start up the season. The Wooly Bears will provide the tunes and Paul will teach and call all the moves right on the floor. All genders and orientations welcome. Doors at 8pm, and since it's a week-night we'll get the dancing started at 8:30 sharp. $12 online or $15 at the door. 19+


People with mobility and sensory considerations can often participate in square dancing, and there are many simple accommodations that can be made. Please contact Paul if you have any questions.

The front door Of the WISE is up a flight of 5 or 6 stairs. There is a street-level entrance in the back, through an uneven alley. The WISE has accessible bathrooms. Please contact me ahead of time, or ask the security person at the front door, if you need assistance.

Past Dates

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018

Art In Unusual Places - 1pm
Hornby Island BC

Paul and the Wooly Bears play a square dance for the Hornby Festival!

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Revelstoke Summer Street Fest
Grizzly Plaza, Downtown Revelstoke
Revelstoke, BC [map]

Paul plays the Revelstoke Summer Street Fest. 6:30 - 9:30pm. FREE!

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Mission Folk Festival
Mission, BC Canada
CA [map]

Paul calls dances with Viper Central at the Mission Folk Festival!

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

The Vancouver Folk Festival
Vancouver, BC [map]

Paul will be playing calling dances at this year's Vancouver Folk Festival!

10am on Saturday, Paul will play a set of solo banjo tunes, and full band tunes with the Estro-Jennies!

3:10pm on Saturday is the big Square Dance!

1:50pm on Sunday Paul hosts "Trad Gone Rad" with Jayme Stone's Folklife, and the Small Glories!

Friday, June 15th, 2018

Steamboat Stringband Jamboree - 2pm
Prosperity Grange 3701 Steamboat Island Rd
Olympia, WA [map]

Professor Banjo will play an interactive show for all ages - full details of the weekend here:

Thursday, April 5th, 2018

The East Van Old Time Social
600 Campbell Avenue
Vancouver, BC [map]

A weekend of concerts, dances, workshops and jamming! Paul will be calling a family dance on Saturday April 7th. Visit the website for details as they become available!

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Olymia Old Time Festival
Olympia, WA [map]

Friday Feb. 16th - Paul teaches a beginner clawhammer banjo workshop. Saturday Feb. 17th Paul (AKA Professor Banjo) calls a family square dance! Visit the website for full details