12th Annual Calgary Midwinter Bluesfest, Feb 26 to Mar 3, brings a full week of the best in Blues, all from right here at home!
"In honour of Black History Month, we are pleased to present Electro-Fi Record's Harrison Kennedy, singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, 2016 JUNO Award (Blues Album of the Year) and 2018 Maple Blues award (Songwriter of the Year) winner. Harrison is our Artist in Residence for this year's Midwinter festival.
Blues shouter and Boogie Piano giant David Vest (2018, 2016, 2015, 2013 Maple Blues Award winner), who performs a concert at Gasoline Alley at the historic Heritage Park.
The busiest man show biz, Steve Pineo, who brings his Mardi Gras band to the Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler! celebration.
Vocal coach Elsie Osborne, who once again leads the way for the Singing the Blues Vocal Camp; and Debra Power, who, with her trio, will back the singers.
As ever we will showcase our special series, A Walk Through Blues History, The Singing the Blues Vocal Camp, Blues At Noon, and much more!"