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Event Archive - Chemainus Valley Blues Fest: Shades (featuring Gene Grooms), Dave Harris, Lady V and Key Krasher, Renovation Blues Band, Lazy Mike & the Rockin' Recliners, Gary Preston and the Kingmixers, Bill Johnson

Sun. July 9th 2017 - Sun. July 9th 2017 Chemainus Waterwheel Park Bandshell Chemainus BC (All Ages)
12:00pm
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Two exciting days and a dozen great blues bands - the Chemainus Valley Blues Festival will be a highlight of the year on Vancouver Island for all who enjoy quality blues music.

Relax and enjoy this wonderful weekend in the beautiful surroundings of Waterwheel Park in Chemainus, beneath the great Douglas firs and giant cedars of this unique music venue. The festival is conveniently located for blues lovers from the Cowichan Valley, Duncan, Ladysmith, Nanaimo and Victoria.

Admission is by a suggested donation of $20 per day, or just $30 for the full weekend.

Bands include: David Vest, Bill Johnson, Lazy Mike & the Rockin' Recliners, Dave Harris, Shades (featuring Gene Grooms), Renovation Blues Band, Lady V & Key Krasher, Gary Preston, Mark Crissinger, Curl, and Deb Rhymer.

It's gonna be good!

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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

Renovation Blues Band

Renovation Blues Band is an ongoing project dedicated to presenting high-energy live blues music with conviction. An exciting live act, RBB brings together various upbeat blues styles to get you moving to the groove. Their music swings, funks, and shuffles it's way into your consciousness and won't let go. Featuring Howard Mallet on bass/vocals, Pa... more info

Lazy Mike & the Rockin' Recliners (Blues)

harp driven rockin blues ~ originals & covers from Chicago to the West Coast and all points in between more info

Bill Johnson (Acoustic Roots n Blues)

Complete Biography from Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bill_Johnson_(blues_musician) 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... more info
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