Monthly Coffee House


Our Coffee House season runs from September to June.

Once a month, we present talented local musicians and featured performers in an friendly intimate setting in the Holy Trinity Anglican Church in Sooke.
The first half is an “open mic” format followed by a social break with refreshments and winding up the evening with a special feature performance.

See who’s featured this month…

Sooke Folk Music – Open Stage Guidelines *(adopted 2019-10)

Sign in between 630 & 730 pm – 3rd Saturday Monthly September through June.

  1. Each month an open stage precedes the feature performance. Free entry is reserved for open stage performers.
  2. Plan to stay and listen to others play. The free entry is set with this expectation.
  3. All open stage performances are limited to 10 minutes including “talk time”.
  4. Performers can only play consecutive months if there are not enough musicians to fill the evening’s open stage time.
  5. Priority is given to out-of-town visitors and first-time performers. This can be indicated on the open-stage sign-in sheet.
  6. This is a live music venue – with sound amplification equipment provided by SFMS. No digital soundtracks are supported at the venue.
  7. Consider including a chorus song in your set – especially one that is well-known. Our audience loves to sing along.
  8. The Sooke Folk Music Society gives priority to open stage artists in making decisions regarding our paid monthly feature performances. If you would like to be considered as a feature performer, please indicate this on the open stage sign-in sheet.  Related decisions are made annually by the SFMS board.
  9. Have fun, meet new people, and become a regular! If you would like feedback on your performance, feel free to ask the host.

Location:   Holy Trinity Anglican Church, 1962 Murray Road, Sooke, BC