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Albert Cummings - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Albert Cummings

December 9, 2017, 8:00pm

“The blues is best served up live, with an enthusiastic audience and a killin’ band, and that’s exactly what guitarist Albert Cumm...

Studebaker John & The Hawks - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Studebaker John & The Hawks

December 1, 2017, 8:00pm

Studebaker John Grimaldi was born in an Italian-American section of Chicago and started playing harmonica at age 7. Under the spell of music he heard ...

Alexis P. Suter Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Alexis P. Suter Band

September 30, 2017, 8:00pm

Held at the Simcoe Street Theatre 65 Simcoe St. Collingwood, Ontario - (705) 888-8502 Alexis P. Suter is the owner of that big, booming voice y...

Roy Rogers and the Delta Rhythm Kings - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Roy Rogers and the Delta Rhythm Kings

September 16, 2017, 7:30pm

Click Here for Tickets Held at Park Place Theatre at the Mady Born in Redding, California in 1950, Roy began playing guitar at twelve years of age.&...

Rick Derringer Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Rick Derringer Band

August 26, 2017, 8:00pm

Held at The Historic Gayety Theatre161 Hurontario Street Collingwood, Ontario Young entertainer Rick Derringer was just 17 when his band The McCoys T...

Matt Schofield - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Matt Schofield

August 19, 2017, 7:30pm

Location: The Park Place Theatre at the Mady Click Here for Tickets Schofield is lauded as the British blues guitarist of current times. Guitar...

Joe Louis Walker - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Joe Louis Walker

July 17, 2017, 8:00pm

Simcoe Street Theatre, 65 Simcoe St., Collingwood http://whatsonsimcoestreet.com Joe Louis Walker, "A true powerhouse guitar virtuoso, unique singer...

An Evening with Martin Barre - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

An Evening with Martin Barre

April 13, 2017, 7:30pm

Click Here to buy Tickets Location: The Mady Centre, 1 Dunlop St. W. Barrie, Ontario Martin Barre has been the guitarist of Jethro Tull for 43 years...

Shawn Holt and the Teardrops - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Shawn Holt and the Teardrops

November 25, 2016, 8:15pm

Shawn Holt is the son of Blues Legend Magic Slim. The high energy, hard-driving sound of The Teardrops is still alive and well and if you like what Ma...

Cedric Burnside Project - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Cedric Burnside Project

November 18, 2016, 8:15pm

Music and family came together for Cedric Burnside, a grandson of the famed hill country blues artist R. L. Burnside. Cedric became known for his high...

Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Kim Simmonds & Savoy Brown

November 5, 2016, 8:15pm

KIM SIMMONDS and SAVOY BROWN FACT SHEET – Did you know: KIM SIMMONDS is truly a pioneer, an unsung architect and an ambassador of the British b...

Rick Taylor Band / Bill Durst Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Rick Taylor Band / Bill Durst Band

November 4, 2016, 8:15pm

Rick Taylor made his first major appearance as a singer, songwriter and guitarist at the famed Mariposa Folk Festival in 1971 and went on to become ...

Godboogie - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Godboogie

October 29, 2016, 8:15pm

Jerome Godboo's been tearing up stages in Toronto for 30 years now. He's left a lasting impression on the psyche of his fans who will enthusiasti...

Anthony Gomes - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Anthony Gomes

October 22, 2016, 8:15pm

The Toronto singer/songwriter/guitarist, Anthony Gomes, has been creating virtuosic, burning blues since his recorded debut in 1998. 12 releases and n...

Luke and the Apostles - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Luke and the Apostles

October 15, 2016, 8:15pm

Luke & The Apostles have an enduring history. An integral part of the 60’s burgeoning Toronto Blues and R&B scene, the band was formed b...

David Gogo - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

David Gogo

October 8, 2016, 8:15pm

David Gogo’s groove-fueled blend of blues and rock is the basis for a singular and storied music career. His songs have been featured in film an...

Blackburn - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Blackburn

September 24, 2016, 8:15pm

An obvious uniqueness that identifies and sets apart the band is that Blackburn is a band of brothers – literally. Duane (lead vocals), Brooke (...

Les Dudek - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Les Dudek

September 22, 2016, 8:15pm

Les Dudek was born in a Naval air station hospital on the coast of Quonset Point, just north of Wickford, Rhode Island. His father Harold, from Campbe...

Coco Montoya - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Coco Montoya

September 18, 2016, 7:15pm

Guitar One Magazine calls guitarist/vocalist Coco Montoya “the hottest southpaw in the blues” and raves about his “master touch...

Walter Trout & the Radicals - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Walter Trout & the Radicals

August 19, 2016, 8:15pm

With bristling energy, unflagging virtuosity and lyrics that cut to the core of human hope and willpower, Walter Trout’s new album, Battle ...

Walter Trout & the Radicals - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Walter Trout & the Radicals

August 18, 2016, 8:15pm

With bristling energy, unflagging virtuosity and lyrics that cut to the core of human hope and willpower, Walter Trout’s new album, Battle ...

Eric Sardinas - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Eric Sardinas

August 5, 2016, 8:15pm

Slide guitarist and singer-songwriter Eric Sardinas has a reputation for packing intensity into his live performances. Since the late-90s’, Eric...

An Evening with Samantha Fish - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

An Evening with Samantha Fish

August 3, 2016, 8:15pm

Kansas City-based Samantha Fish has been on a major roll ever since she teamed up with Cassie Taylor and Dani Wilde on Ruf’s 2011 release, ...

Popa Chubby - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Popa Chubby

July 23, 2016, 8:15pm

Mascot Label Group has released Popa Chubby's latest, Universal Breakdown Blues. For the prolific Popa Chubby, who was born Ted Horowitz, the album ma...

Ghost Town Blues Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Ghost Town Blues Band

July 22, 2016, 8:15pm

Beale Street’s latest success story, BBMA 2015 Nominee for “Best Blues Band and 2014 International Blues Challenge Runner-up is Ghost Town...

Matt Schofield - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Matt Schofield

July 17, 2016, 7:15pm

Though he holds a British passport and is an inductee of the British Blues Hall of Fame, Matt Schofield has been making his mark globally as one of th...

Ian Siegal - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Ian Siegal

July 9, 2016, 8:15pm

Ladies and Gentlemen: Ian Siegal has entered the building. If you know the name, but not the game, it’s high time you made his acquaintance. He&...

A Tribute to Etta James - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

A Tribute to Etta James

June 25, 2016, 8:15pm

Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012) was an American singer who spanned a variety of music genres including ...

Johnny A - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Johnny A

June 11, 2016, 8:15pm

Lots of folks throw around the phrase “let the music do the talking,” but only a few have the fortitude to really do it – to just go...

Michael Schatte - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Michael Schatte

June 4, 2016, 8:15pm

Michael Schatte (pronounced SHAW-tee) probably wouldn’t call himself a Bluesman.  And yet since January, the Canadian guitar...

Paul DesLauriers Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Paul DesLauriers Band

May 28, 2016, 8:15pm

The Paul DesLauriers Band is made up of virtuoso guitarist and singer Paul DesLauriers and masterful rhythm section Greg Morency on bass and Sam ...

John Primer - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

John Primer

May 13, 2016, 8:15pm

As the title of his critically acclaimed Atlantic Records CD suggests, Grammy Award and Blues Music Award Nominee, John Primer is truly “The Rea...

The Weber Brothers - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

The Weber Brothers

May 7, 2016, 8:15pm

"If I had The Weber Brothers with me in 1952, Elvis would have been my roadie" - Ronnie Hawkins To many, The Weber Brothers are the baddest band in ...

J.P. Soars and the Red Hots - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

J.P. Soars and the Red Hots

April 22, 2016, 8:15pm

Starting his recording career as a blues artist with the critically-acclaimed 2008 CD Back of My Mind, guitarist and vocalist JP Soars has channe...

Philip Sayce - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Philip Sayce

April 16, 2016, 8:15pm

Born in Wales and raised in Toronto, Canada, Philip Sayce’s love of the guitar started at an early age when his parents introduced him to all of...

Philip Sayce - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Philip Sayce

April 15, 2016, 8:15pm

Born in Wales and raised in Toronto, Canada, Philip Sayce’s love of the guitar started at an early age when his parents introduced him to all of...

Tommy Castro & the Painkillers - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Tommy Castro & the Painkillers

April 2, 2016, 8:15pm

"Phenomenal and funky...soulful vocals and inspired blues-rock guitar." – Washington Post  "Funky Southern soul, big city blues and classi...

Frank D’Angelo & His Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Frank D’Angelo & His Band

March 31, 2016, 8:15pm

Get ready for a night to remember with an evening of extraordinary music and entertainment with one of Canada’s great R&B singers. SONY reco...

Johnny Winter All Star Band featuring Paul Nelson and James Montgomery - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Johnny Winter All Star Band featuring Paul Nelson and James Montgomery

March 18, 2016, 8:15pm

The Johnny Winter All Star Band have been wowing audiences to sold out shows, performing the incredible music as they did with Rock/Blues legend Johnn...

Selwyn Birchwood - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Selwyn Birchwood

March 12, 2016, 8:15pm

Selwyn Birchwood, Florida’s rising young blues fireball, is a guitar and lap-steel-playing bundle of pure energy. He delivers his original songs...

Davy Knowles - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Davy Knowles

February 26, 2016, 8:15pm

Former Back Door Slam frontman Davy knowles is back out touring in support of his latest studio album “The Outsider”, his upcoming film do...

Angelique Francis with the Ben Racine Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Angelique Francis with the Ben Racine Band

February 14, 2016, 6:30pm

Valentine's Day Show 6:30pm Dinner - 8:15pm Show Dinner Menu Starter - Roasted Tomato Fennel Soup and Feast Romaine Heart and Kale Salad Main...

HARPER & Midwest Kind - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

HARPER & Midwest Kind

February 6, 2016, 8:15pm

HARPER WINS 2014 DETROIT MUSIC AWARD FOR "OUTSTANDING VOCALIST" MUSIC AWARDS. Detroit Music Award "Outstanding Vocalist" (2014) Best Instrument...

Jimmy D. Lane - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Jimmy D. Lane

January 9, 2016, 8:15pm

"Jimmy D. Lane is an incredible guitarist" - Eric Clapton At the age of 49, Jimmy D. Lane has already led quite a full life. The musicians he kn...

Victor Wainwright & Tas Cru (Double Bill) - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Victor Wainwright & Tas Cru (Double Bill)

October 30, 2015, 8:15pm

Violet's Venue is offering a special Double Bill event on October 30, 2015. You only need to purchase one ticket to view both live acts. Tas Cru ...

Chris Antonik - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Chris Antonik

October 24, 2015, 8:15pm

Maple Blues Award-Nominated Guitarist, Singer, Songwriter Toronto-based Chris Antonik was nominated for Best New Artist in 2011 at Canada's Maple Blu...

David Vest - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

David Vest

October 22, 2015, 8:15pm

Rockin’ and Shoutin’ The Blues Since 1957 “Blues is like bread. You can find real bread if you look for it, but you have to know wh...

Grady Champion - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Grady Champion

October 17, 2015, 8:15pm

“Mississippi’s Champion Of The Blues” When discussing the Blues Grady Champion’s story carries an air of familiarity. Born th...

Frank Bang - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Frank Bang

October 10, 2015, 8:15pm

Chicago guitarist Frank Bang makes his first major Canadian appearance at Violet’s Venue on Saturday October 10th. It’s been a proverbial...

Anthony Gomes - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Anthony Gomes

October 2, 2015, 8:15pm

“A very talented musician…And where did that voice come from?” - B.B. King Endorsed by the King of The Blues, Anthony Gomes is th...

Jack Semple - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Jack Semple

September 25, 2015, 8:15pm

Semple grew up on a farm north of Regina, Saskatchewan. He started his musical career playing with various Regina-based bands, and later relocated to ...

Albert Cummings - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Albert Cummings

September 19, 2015, 8:15pm

New Englander Albert Cummings was well on his way to becoming a hot Bluegrass banjo picker when jolted by the Stevie Ray Vaughan juggernaut....

Wishbone Ash - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Wishbone Ash

September 18, 2015, 8:15pm

Classic Rock Legends Wishbone Ash To Undertake Pilgrimage North America Tour! Wishbone Ash, one of the most influential guitar bands in the history o...

Grant Tingey and the Hired Gun | Sunday Matinee - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Grant Tingey and the Hired Gun | Sunday Matinee

September 13, 2015, 2:00pm

Sunday Matinee Tradition and family; these qualities are immediately evident in the music of Grant Tingey & Hired Gun....

Wayne Baker Brooks - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Wayne Baker Brooks

September 11, 2015, 8:15pm

Being born into Blues royalty would seem to preordain a family member to follow in those footsteps. Wayne Baker Brooks, the youngest son of Lonnie Bro...

Scott Holt - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Scott Holt

September 10, 2015, 8:15pm

The American South has an incredibly rich musical legacy – the genesis of Jazz, cradle of Rock and Roll and birthplace of The Blues. Lanky, tatt...

The Weber Brothers - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

The Weber Brothers

September 4, 2015, 8:15pm

"If I had The Weber Brothers with me in 1952, Elvis would have been my roadie" - Ronnie Hawkins To many, The Weber Brothers are the baddest band in ...

Sean Chambers - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Sean Chambers

August 18, 2015, 8:15pm

Florida native Sean Chambers is another in the line of Jimi Hendrix / Stevie Ray Vaughan guitar disciples. Like many of his generation it was first he...

Nikki Hill - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Nikki Hill

August 10, 2015, 8:15pm

It’s been referred to a “whiplash moment”. It being the jolting reaction to the comet of the raw energy and emotion that is Nikki Hi...

Edgar Winter - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Edgar Winter

August 7, 2015, 8:15pm

Multi-instrumentalist and band leader Edgar Winter makes his Violet’s Venue debut on Friday August 7th. Like his famous older brother, Johnny, ...

Alexis P Suter Band  - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Alexis P Suter Band

July 31, 2015, 8:15pm

Koko Taylor Award Nominee Alexis P Suter is a rising star on the Roots, Blues and Soul scene. Her powerful bass/baritone voice, seasoned with raw emo...

Larry McCray - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Larry McCray

July 17, 2015, 8:15pm

“I always try to move forward and remember where I came from” -  21st Century Bluesman Larry McCray Larry McCray’s life story...

Philip Sayce (Second Show) - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Philip Sayce (Second Show)

July 8, 2015, 8:15pm

DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND A SECOND SHOW HAS BEEN ADDED! Welsh born guitar hero Philip Sayce, who rose to prominence in Toronto in the 90’...

Philip Sayce - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Philip Sayce

July 7, 2015, 8:15pm

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Welsh born guitar hero Philip Sayce, who rose to prominence in Toronto in the 90’s, makes his Violet’s Venue debu...

Dana Fuchs - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Dana Fuchs

June 25, 2015, 8:15pm

Jersey siren Dana Fuchs has successfully managed a versatile career to date encompassing music, theatre starring as Janis Joplin in an off Broadway mu...

The Jeremiah Johnson Band and The Sliders - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

The Jeremiah Johnson Band and The Sliders

June 20, 2015, 8:15pm

St. Louis has long been known as the birth place of such diverse musical luminaries as Chuck Berry, Tina Turner, and Miles Davis. St. Louis is now gai...

Devon Allman - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Devon Allman

June 11, 2015, 8:15pm

He’s got the name and he’s got the lineage, but the truth is that Devon Allman is, in the end, his own man.  Devon at 42 is too youn...

Digging Roots - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Digging Roots

May 29, 2015, 8:15pm

Digging Roots are dynamic inspirational performers that combine traditional Indigenous influences, Folk, Reggae, and Blues. In short, this Juno Award ...

Luke & The Apostles - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Luke & The Apostles

May 23, 2015, 8:15pm

LUKE & THE APOSTLES Luke & The Apostles have an enduring history. An integral part of the 60’s burgeoning Toronto Blues and R&B sce...

Brandon Santini - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Brandon Santini

May 22, 2015, 8:15pm

“I think it’s a very honest and imperfect music” - Brandon Santini The above quote is the Memphis bluesman’s basic take on t...

Eric Steckel - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Eric Steckel

May 16, 2015, 8:15pm

There has always been a spot in everyone’s consciousness for a true guitar hero. And certainly the success and adulation realized by the likes o...

Otis Taylor - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Otis Taylor

May 8, 2015, 8:15pm

"Otis Taylor is arguably the most relevant blues artist of our time” - Guitar Player magazine It may sound somewhat cliché, but if...

Too Slim & the Tail Draggers - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Too Slim & the Tail Draggers

April 25, 2015, 8:15pm

Review of "Anthology" by New York Writer Dave Rubin. Available now at The Too Slim and the Taildragger website.Tim “Too Slim” Langford wit...

Shane Dwight - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Shane Dwight

April 11, 2015, 8:15pm

Roots Music artist Shane Dwight has proven over the course of his eight CD’s to be a singer, songwriter, and guitarist to be reckoned with. A na...

Steve Hill - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Steve Hill

April 4, 2015, 8:15pm

Multi Maple Blues Award Winner! Trois-Rivières born, Montreal Quebec based guitarist Steve Hill first established himself in 1999 when his comb...

Jordan John - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Jordan John

April 2, 2015, 8:15pm

To say that vocal sensation Jordan John is a more powerful and polished lead vocalist and multi-instrumentalist than many players twice his age would ...

Eddie Shaw & The Wolfgang - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Eddie Shaw & The Wolfgang

March 27, 2015, 8:15pm

Still going strong at 77 years of age, tenor sax man, vocalist, songwriter, and arranger Eddie Shaw is a true living blues legend. The Greenville Miss...

Philip Sayce - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Philip Sayce

March 20, 2015, 8:15pm

Welsh born guitar hero Philip Sayce, who rose to prominence in Toronto in the 90’s, makes his Violet’s Venue debut on Friday March 20, 201...

The Last Waltz - The Music Of The Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

The Last Waltz - The Music Of The Band

March 13, 2015, 8:00pm

LANCE ANDERSON PRESENTS: THE LAST WALTZ – THE MUSIC OF THE BAND Lance Anderson’s acclaimed tribute performance of The Last Waltz comes t...

Matt Schofield - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Matt Schofield

February 28, 2015, 8:15pm

Schofield is lauded as the British blues guitarist of current times. Guitarist magazine said, “There isn’t a better British blues guitaris...

Matt Schofield - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Matt Schofield

February 27, 2015, 8:15pm

Schofield is lauded as the British blues guitarist of current times. Guitarist magazine said, “There isn’t a better British blues guitaris...

Laura Rain - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Laura Rain

February 14, 2015, 8:15pm

Gone are Nathaniel Mayer and Nolan Strong, Jackie Wilson and Darrell Banks, The Falcons and The Ohio Untouchables. Andre Williams resides in Chicago, ...

Samantha Fish - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Samantha Fish

January 30, 2015, 8:15pm

Kansas City-based Samantha Fish has been on a major roll ever since she teamed up with Cassie Taylor and Dani Wilde on Ruf’s 2011 release, ...

Indigenous	 - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Indigenous

January 17, 2015, 8:15pm

Born and raised on the Yankton Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, Indigenous front man Mato Nanji (Ma-TOE NON-gee) dedicates his latest release Time I...

Indigenous - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Indigenous

January 16, 2015, 8:15pm

Born and raised on the Yankton Sioux Reservation in South Dakota, Indigenous front man Mato Nanji (Ma-TOE NON-gee) dedicates his latest release Time I...

Mike Zito - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Mike Zito

January 10, 2015, 8:15pm

The natural habitat of the true musician is not the gleaming studio, a glitzy showbiz party or a five-star hotel. It’s the road. And if multiple...

Jeff Chaz - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Jeff Chaz

December 6, 2014, 8:15pm

There is a southern gentleman on Bourbon Street. He is soft spoken, with just a bit of a south Louisiana accent, He still opens doors and holds chairs...

Joe Louis Walker - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Joe Louis Walker

November 28, 2014, 8:15pm

Award-winning blues master, Blues Hall Of Fame member and Alligator recording artist Joe Louis Walker will release his new album, Hornet’s Nest ...

John Primer - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

John Primer

November 15, 2014, 8:15pm

As the title of his critically acclaimed Atlantic Records CD suggests, Grammy Award and Blues Music Award Nominee, John Primer is truly “The Rea...

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings

November 10, 2014, 8:15pm

Blackie & the Rodeo Kings originally formed in 1996 when Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing and LEe HARVeY OsMOND came together to record what was supp...

Johnny A - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Johnny A

November 7, 2014, 8:15pm

Lots of folks throw around the phrase “let the music do the talking,” but only a few have the fortitude to really do it – to just go...

Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown

November 1, 2014, 8:15pm

Pack a bag. Buckle up. Hit the gas. Goin’ To The Delta invites you to ride shotgun with Kim Simmonds on a musical road trip through his spiritua...

Jarekus Singleton - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Jarekus Singleton

October 18, 2014, 8:15pm

Jackson, Mississippi’s award-winning guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, 29-year-old Jarekus Singleton, is one of the brightest, most exciting y...

Steady Rollin Bob Margolin - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Steady Rollin Bob Margolin

October 16, 2014, 8:15pm

Bob Margolin is a Blues guitarist and singer. He tours worldwide today as a bandleader or guest with both legendary and contemporary musicians. Bob pl...

Tom Lavin & the Powder Blues Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Tom Lavin & the Powder Blues Band

September 19, 2014, 8:15pm

For over three decades Powder Blues has been Canada’s leading blues band. The sound is a mix of swing, blues, jazz, rock & roll and r & ...

Watermelon Slim (solo) - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Watermelon Slim (solo)

September 5, 2014, 8:15pm

An ever-expanding career of ramshackle grandeur. Bill "Watermelon Slim" Homans has built a remarkable reputation with his raw, impassioned intens...

Lazer Lloyd - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Lazer Lloyd

August 30, 2014, 9:15pm

Lazer Lloyd, who many call "Israel's King of the Blues", is a blues, rock, and folk guitarist and singer/songwriter who has spread love of the blues a...

JW Jones - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

JW Jones

August 23, 2014, 8:00pm

Canadian singer/guitarist JW-Jones tours constantly, and is known for his high-energy show that keeps getting hotter! Guitar World Magazine featured a...

Danny Bryant and a Tribute to Walter Trout-with Walter’s band and son Jon - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Danny Bryant and a Tribute to Walter Trout-with Walter’s band and son Jon

August 8, 2014, 8:00pm

One evening in September 1994, Danny Bryant received a phone call that would change his life. That call was from blues legend Walter Trout. Rewind 4 w...

Frank Bang & the Secret Stash - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Frank Bang & the Secret Stash

July 19, 2014, 8:00pm

Frank Bang describes his new album, Double Dare, as “driving music — something to get you from point A to point B.” For this 11...

Johnny Rawls - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Johnny Rawls

July 13, 2014, 8:00pm

Johnny Rawls was born in Columbia, Mississippi in 1951 and raised in Purvis and Gulfport, Mississippi.  He acquired an early interest in mus...

Jason Elmore and Hoodoo Witch - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Jason Elmore and Hoodoo Witch

July 11, 2014, 8:00pm

Voted 'Best Blues' 2012 by the prestigious Dallas Observer Music Awards, Jason Elmore is a Dallas, TX-based guitarist/singer/songwriter that is turnin...

Rick Derringer - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Rick Derringer

June 28, 2014, 8:00pm

Young entertainer Rick Derringer was just 17 when his band The McCoysTM recorded the No.1 hit "Hang On Sloopy" in the summer of 1965, knocking "Yester...

Roy Rogers & DRK with Special Guest Carlos Reyes - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Roy Rogers & DRK with Special Guest Carlos Reyes

June 21, 2014, 8:00pm

Roy Rogers is considered one of the world's premier slide guitarists performing today.  With 8 Grammy nominations as producer and performer, he i...

Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Lil Ed & the Blues Imperials

June 14, 2014, 8:00pm

From working at Chicago's Red Carpet Car Wash to appearing on national television, from gigging at the smallest ghetto blues bars to performing on the...

Popa Chubby - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Popa Chubby

May 31, 2014, 8:00pm

Mascot Label Group has released Popa Chubby's latest, Universal Breakdown Blues. For the prolific Popa Chubby, who was born Ted Horowitz, the album ma...

Popa Chubby - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Popa Chubby

May 30, 2014, 8:00pm

Mascot Label Group has released Popa Chubby's latest, Universal Breakdown Blues. For the prolific Popa Chubby, who was born Ted Horowitz, the album ma...

Duke Robillard Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Duke Robillard Band

May 24, 2014, 8:00pm

What do Bob Dylan, Tom Waits, Jay McShann, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, John Hammond, the late Jimmy Witherspoon, Dr. John, Maria Muldaur, Roomful of Bl...

Canned Heat - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Canned Heat

May 2, 2014, 8:00pm

Emerging in 1966, Canned Heat was founded by blues historians and record collectors Alan “Blind Owl” Wilson and Bob “The Bear&r...

Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Eddy “The Chief” Clearwater

April 26, 2014, 8:00pm

During the 1950s, Chicago's West Side was a breeding ground for some of the world's greatest bluesmen. Magic Sam, Otis Rush, Freddie King and others r...

Studebaker John & The Hawks - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Studebaker John & The Hawks

April 12, 2014, 8:00pm

Studebaker John Grimaldi was born in an Italian-American section of Chicago and started playing harmonica at age 7. Under the spell of music he heard ...

Nick Moss Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Nick Moss Band

April 5, 2014, 8:00pm

A star high school athlete sidelined by a serious kidney ailment, Nick Moss picked up the electric bass at the urging of his brother Joe, a ...

Kelly Richey Band with Freekbass - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Kelly Richey Band with Freekbass

March 22, 2014, 8:00pm

Kelly Richey has been described as “Stevie Ray Vaughan trapped in a woman’s body with Janis Joplin screaming to get out.” From ...

Johnny Winter Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Johnny Winter Band

March 20, 2014, 8:00pm

Voted one of the top 100 guitarists of all time in Rolling Stone Magazine Johnny Winter is a guitar hero without equal. Signing with Columbia Record...

Mac Arnold & Plate Full O'Blues - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Mac Arnold & Plate Full O'Blues

March 7, 2014, 8:00pm

Mac Arnold must have known at an early age that his music career would read like a “Who’s who” of Blues/R&B Legends. His high sc...

Mississippi Heat - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Mississippi Heat

March 1, 2014, 8:00pm

TRADITIONAL BLUES WITH A UNIQUE SOUND. . . As bandleader and composer, Pierre’s vision has never wavered since he founded his band in 1991....

Toronzo Cannon - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Toronzo Cannon

February 22, 2014, 8:00pm

Growing up in the shadows Chicago's blues mecca, Theresa's Lounge, had a lasting effect on Toronzo Cannon. As a kid, Toronzo would listen to the raw, ...

Wayne Baker Brooks Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Wayne Baker Brooks Band

February 8, 2014, 8:00pm

Wayne Baker Brooks serves notice of a new powerful force at play in the music world. Combining outstanding song craft, passionate vocals, and a liquid...

Samantha Fish Band - Live Blues Concerts Barrie

Samantha Fish Band

February 1, 2014, 8:00pm

Kansas City-based Samantha Fish has been on a major roll ever since she teamed up with Cassie Taylor and Dani Wilde on Ruf’s 2011 release, ...

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