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Canada’s Blues Community Celebrates at the 17th Annual Maple Blue Awards

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Koerner Hall had the blues last night. Presented by the Toronto Blues Society, the 17th Annual Maple Blues Awards brought together fans, musicians and those who support blues music from across Canada. Dawn Tyler Watson and JW-Jones hosted and performed at the celebration. The Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues and Jazz Festival, in Mississauga, which(…)

Congratulations to the Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle

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The Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle Blues and Jazz Festival in Port Credit has won the Blues Booster of the  Year  Award from the Toronto Blues Society. This special Maple Blues Award recognizes the festival’s contribution to the Canadian blues industry. Chuck Jackson of the Legendary Downchild Blues Band established the music festival in Mississauga in(…)

CD Review: In the Details by Irene Torres & The Sugar Devils

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Toronto’s Irene Torres & The Sugar Devils has released their second CD, In the Details. This full-length CD follows their well-received, self-titled, seven-track disc. The band performed songs from their new CD at the 2013 Wasaga Beach Blues Festival. In the details features 12 new, original songs with a mix of flavours from: a little(…)

Wasaga Beach Blues Donation to the Wasaga Beach Public Library

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Thanks to all who donated to the Wasaga Beach Public Library during the Wasaga Beach Blues Festival. In this photo: Rorry Cruikshank (Fundraising Committee Chairperson), Debbie Grant (Board Chairperson), Jackie Beaudin (Chief Librarian) and Mark Crowe of the Stonebridge Building Group. Photo by Enrique Photo Art

Downchild Performance

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The Legendary Downchild Blues Band debuted the title track from their latest CD Can You Hear the Music on Canada AM on Nov. 26. Chuck Jackson of Downchild is our musical director. http://canadaam.ctvnews.ca/video?binId=1.815913

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