THE BLUE LINE TRIO consists of three seasoned pros who were lucky enough to connect on every level and come up with a highly entertaining act. The band features Gary Gilbert a.k.a. Dr. Fun of "Painkiller" fame, on vocals, guitar, harp and saxazoo. The versatile Reverend Christoper Jordan Knox on bass and vocals and the [...]
Jim Byrnes lives and breathes music. For nearly fifty years he’s crooned, drawled, belted, hollered and sweet talked more songs into a microphone than most people ever get to hear in a single lifetime. Even so, he’s never recorded an album like this one – ‘St. Louis Times’ – is Byrne’s most personal record [...]
You'd never think it to look at Paul Pigat, but behind that unassuming grin and underneath those Doc Watson glasses lurks one of the most restless, combustible musical imaginations ever crammed like so much canned heat into a single body. Blessed with a jazz man's sheen, a rockabilly heart and a hobo's soul, there aren't many genres of music that don't pull at Pigat's wayfaring imagination like a magnet. In many ways, it's a mystery why Paul Pigat isn't a household name yet.
“Some of the tightest, smoothest, sexiest soul and funk produced in the city right now comes courtesy of six guys who all grew up within a few blocks of each other on Vancouver’s East Side.” The Boom Booms are an Indie Soul band from Vancouver, BC. The group consists of brothers Aaron Ross (lead vocals) and Sean Ross (keys), Tom Van Deursen (guitar), Geordie Hart (bass), Richard Brinkman (drums), and Theo Vincent (percussion, drums).
So, who exactly is Lloyd Jones? Portland, Oregon roots artist Lloyd Jones has recorded six critically acclaimed albums, toured internationally, and racked up dozens of major awards and accolades. He’s a relentless road dog, hitting festival stages, Delbert’s annual Sandy Beaches Cruises (he’s been a regular on six winter cruises), and clubs all across the [...]
There's no boogie woogie-blues piano man out there today who pounds the 88s with the conviction of Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne. - Jeff Johnson, Chicago Sun Times You'll jump, you'll jive and have a great time as Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne does his boogie woogie piano/singing on “Let It Loose.” Performing with a panache evoking [...]
Murray Porter’s music has an instantly recognizable sound. The Mohawk piano player from Six Nations of the Grand River Territory brings his culture and history to the masses through his music. With a mix of blues, country, and humour, Porter’s gravelly, soulful voice sings not only of the history and contemporary stories of the Aboriginal Peoples of Canada, but also universal themes of love, lost and found. He has spent over 30 years playing his self-taught unique style of foot-stomping, hand clapping blues piano around the world.
Gary Comeau is a singer-songwriter and musician of unusual diversity and talent. Playing a range of instruments including guitar, mandolin, fiddle, accordion and piano, he delivers originally crafted, high energy, New Orleans-style rockin' roots and blues. Although Gary’s own roots are French-Acadian, he was born and raised in Nova Scotia, his soul seems to have [...]
Arriving on the west coast from New York City, Tim made Vancouver his adopted home and quickly gained a reputation as one of the city’s rising young guitar talents. Hard work and dedication to his music have rewarded him with the friendship and respect of his peers. By day, Tim works with Vancouver’s finest studio [...]
Guitarist, singer and songwriter Jason Buie has performed throughout Canada, Europe, the U.S.A. and Japan. He's been touring consistently for the last 15 years at Festivals, Clubs and Events. Along the way he has played and performed with Blues legend Buddy Guy, Taj Mahal, former Rolling Stone Mick Taylor, Jeff Healey, John Mayall, The Powder [...]
For more than twenty years Dave Paterson has been playing music in clubs and festivals, around the country and here in BC. He performs as a solo act singing and playing guitar while accompanying himself on harmonica. His repertoire ranges from Robert Johnson to Hank Williams to Hoagy Carmichael. Basically his own take on old [...]
Joe’s philosophy: Play wherever they’ll listen. Whether it’s in a hot air balloon over the Swiss alps or at the Kerrville Folk festival in the hill country of Texas, or at the world fingerpicking championships in Winfield Kansas, Joe, on his faithful Martin D28, has played and people have come to listen. Simon’s philosophy: Play [...]