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Event Archive - R & B Festival in support of the "NEED CRISIS LINE": The Bill Johnson Blues Band, Don Peterson & The Push Band , Elmores, The Deb Rhymer Band, Dave Harris, HARRIS GILMORE & THE MAJIC JOHNSONS, THE GARY PRESTON BAND, Robert London and the Blues Bomber

Sat. February 24th 2007 3:00pm - 1:00am doors at 3:00pm Central Bar & Grill (No Minors) 3:00pm - 1:00am doors at 3:00pm
$10.

The Bill Johnson Blues Band (Canadian Blues)

Bill Johnson has been playing blues for 40 years. A master guitarist, musician, and vocalist, Bill has developed his own brand of laid-back, soul-thumping blues while living on Vancouver Island. Whether on his own, or performing with his band, his unique style and beautiful tone reveal a rare passion for the blues. A Juno nomination in 2012, and ... more info

Don Peterson & The Push Band (Classic Party Band)

This classic rock band is one of the most versatile and requested groups on the West coast. Led by Don Peterson, this seasoned group plays it all and focuses on dance hits that everyone loves. Strong 3 part harmonies, great musicians. Always positive and rave reviews followed by a rebooking. more info

The Deb Rhymer Band

The Deb Rhymer Band features Kelly Fawcett on guitar, Clayton O'Howe on bass, Andy Graffiti on drums and Deb Rhymer on vocals. Deb and the band have played all the various clubs and pubs in the Victoria music scene as well as a number of blues events and festivals. The band has hosted an afternoon blues jam, every Sunday for the last 9 years ... more info
Articles: Deb Rhymer is dedicated to the blues

Dave Harris "Slim" (Blues/Variety)

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Dave Harris - born Columbus Ohio - August 12/1956. Grew up in Toronto (early aborted piano and later violin lessons), moved to Victoria in 1976. Started busking in 1977. Early band Treebeard with Dave - vocals/guitar/bass, Ben Henry - drums, Pete Irving guitar/bass and Jeremy Rogers - keyboards. Played weekends at the Churchill/Bastion Inn from 197... more info

HARRIS GILMORE & THE MAJIC JOHNSONS

It’s been ten years since Harris Gilmore led HARRIS & THE HOTHEADS into with a soundtrack and appearance in the movie; SLEEPING WITH STRANGERS, (Columbia Pictures 1995), some airplay with the HARRIS penned blues/rock harmonica love song, STUCK ON YOU, and numerous appearances at Blues and Jazz Festivals on Vancouver Island and the Pacific Northwe... more info

THE GARY PRESTON BAND (Blues boogie and swing)

Blues and classic R&B deliverd with style. Lots of boogie piano and searing harmonica. more info
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