48 results for tag: Blues

Heidi Munro & The RealGroovyBand

Award-winning vocalist Heidi Munro is one of the hardest working and most versatile entertainers in Western Canada. Possessing a gutsy, soulful vocal style, her influences include R&B, blues, country, rock, and jazz. Heidi will be performing selections from her new CD and will be accompanied by Rich McFarlane (guitar), Kim ... Read More

Claude Bourbon

Finger-picking guitarist Claude Bourbonhas performed and studied all over the world. Claude’s music is a fusion ofclassical, jazz, and blues with elements of Eastern, Spanish, Latin, and Westernfolk. Perhaps it is best described as “medieval Spanish blues.” SPONSORED BY BRAID FLOORING Read More

Ryan McNally Trio

Raised in rural Quebec, south of Montreal along the U.S. border, Ryan McNally began pursuing music at the age of 10 when he first picked up the guitar. Fast forward to the present and Ryan can't be kept off Canadian stages as he continues to pursue his passion for studying acoustic traditional blues, jazz, and old-time music. ... Read More

Steve Dawson’s Travelling Roadshow Revue

A native of Vancouver, but currently working as a solo artist, sideman, and record producer in Nashville, Steve Dawson has forged an impressive career, full of highlights and awards. Founder of Black Hen Artists and owner/producer of Nashville’s Henhouse Studio, Steve has assembled another all-star cast of blues and roots ... Read More

Wilma Groenen

Vocalist and singer-songwriter Wilma Groenen joins forces with Brett Balon (keys) and Scott Triffo (guitar) to offer an evening of intimate originals and twisted covers. No matter your musical tastes, you’ll find something to give you pause for thought or cause to bop. Dave Anderson (bass) and Kyle Krysa (drums) round out the ... Read More

B3 Fest: Don Griffith & Styles Montreux

Groove to the Hammond B3 and the Leslie as we present a night celebrating the warm and gritty sounds of the tonewheel organ and the rotating loudspeaker. Don Griffith and Chunk of Funk play the soulful, bluesy hits of Jimmy Smith and Jimmy McGriff. Mild-mannered Ross Nykiforuk steps out of the phone booth as the groovy and ... Read More

Suzie Vinnick

Winner of the 2012 CBC Saturday Night Blues Great Canadian Blues Award, Saskatoon-born Suzie Vinnick is one of the most important artists on the Canadian roots and blues scene. Able to belt out a blues or croon a ballad with equal deftness, she is blessed with a gorgeous voice, prodigious guitar and bass chops, and an engagin... Read More

Ray Bonneville

With a style that draws comparisons to J.J. Cale and Daniel Lanois, Ray Bonneville is a blues-influenced, New Orleans-inspired song and groove man. Born in Quebec, Ray moved to Boston and served a year in Vietnam as a Marine, struggled and overcame drug addiction, earned a pilot’s licence in Colorado and moved to Alaska, ... Read More

Pile of Bones Brass Band

Influenced by the street bands of New Orleans, the Pile of Bones Brass Band plays jazz, blues, world music, soul, funk, and R&B. With rock-steady sousaphone bass lines, groovy, street-beat drumming, greasy guitar tones, and raw, brass harmonies, the PBBB will have you partying like it’s Mardi Gras! Read More

Cary Morin & Manitoba Hal

With deft, finger style guitar and vocals that alternately convey melodic elation and gritty world-weariness, Cary Morin crafts an inimitable style often characterized as acoustic Native Americana with qualities of blues, bluegrass, jazz, jam, reggae, and dance. Known for his deep baritone voice and mastery of his instrument ... Read More