Wasaga Beach Blues Festival Brought Coolness and Heat to Wasaga Beach • Part I

Wasaga Beach Blues Festival Brought Coolness and Heat to Wasaga Beach • Part I 0

Sizzling music warmed up Wasaga Beach at the Fourth Annual Wasaga Beach Blues Festival at the Stonebridge Town Centre, Sept. 12 to 14. More than 6,000 music lovers from all over danced, boogied, and sang— and soaked up blues from a variety of Canadian and American musicians representing a mix of blues styles. Fans started(…)

Life, Death and The Blues

Life, Death and The Blues 0

In case you need more blues, check out Life, Death and The Blues  playing at Theatre Passe Muraille in Toronto until Oct. 19, 2014. Written by Raoul Bhaneja, Life, Death and The Blues stars Bhaneja and Divine Brown, plus Jake Chisholm, Tom Bona, and Chris Banks in the band. This play, which is directed by Eda(…)

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

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

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

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

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(…)

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