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Event Archive - BLUESTRAVAGANZA Volume II: THE GARY PRESTON BAND, 23rd Street Blues bans, ELMORE's BAR & GRILL, Auntie Kate & the Uncles of Funk, the HouseCats, CURL, The Variables, Jason Buie Band

Sat. March 24th 2012 4pm - 12pm Upper Deck (in the Gorge Travelodge) (No Minors) 4pm - 12pm
$20 at the door only.
The first one was so well received that the Victoria Blues Society will stage Part Two on Saturday, March 24. Another full afternoon and evening of Blues at its uptown venue The Upper Deck Bar & Grill.

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

ELMORE's BAR & GRILL (Blues * Blues * Blues)

ELMORE’S BAR AND GRILL   ELMORE’S BAR AND GRILL IS A LONG-RUNNING BAND. THE NAME DATES BACK TO 1986,WITH A STELLAR ALUMNI,TOO NUMEROUS TO NAME ALL OF WHOM ARE STILL PLAYING THE BLUES. JOHNNY’S HISTORY IN THE BLUES BEGINS IN 1965 WITH BLUES BY FIVE, VICTORIA’S FIRST BLUES BAND. JOHNNY AND SHARON PAIGE BEGAN PLAYING TOGETHER IN THE SEVE... more info

Auntie Kate & the Uncles of Funk (Blues and Roots)

Rising out of the ashes of a west coast R&B band called Club Mongo, a singer, who was to become known as Auntie Kate, and guitarist, Tom Bowler, started a new band. The group formed in 1991 and consisted of Auntie Kate, Tom Bowler, and Clark Brendan. Auntie Kate and the Cheap Suits leaned on the acoustic blues and featured stand bass, accordion, ... more info

the HouseCats

real Blues: Memphis down to New Orleans. more info

CURL (Original Music)

CURL is a west coast based blues band operating out of Victoria, British Columbia. CURL is a quartet featuring Helen Davies on lead vocals and guitar; Dee Cooper on keyboards and vocals; Susan Johnson on bass guitar and vocals; and, Sherry Clayton on drums and vocals. CURL has one CD for sale, All My Fault (produced in 2013 at One Ton Studio... more info

Jason Buie Band

Jason Buie's six string manipulation is stunning and magical and his passion, honesty and charisma shine in his live shows. Jason's modern electric blues in seasoned funk, rock and soul with influences that originate in the Southern States and inner cities of America. more info
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