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Jim Byrnes

Fri. October 17th 2014 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm doors at 7:00 pm Blue Frog Studios White Rock BC (No Minors) 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm doors at 7:00 pm
$45.00
Tickets at: Blue Frog Studios, 604 542-3055
Presented by: Blue Frog Studios
Jim Byrnes needs no introduction. From his first professional gig in 1964, over the years, he has had the great good fortune to appear with a virtual who’s who of the blues such as Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Taj Mahal and Robert Cray. Jim Byrnes’ fame as an actor has grown immeasurably from his too-numerous-to-mention TV and movie roles, highlights including television’s Wiseguy and Highlander series, and his national variety show The Jim Byrnes Show. Jim’s first love, however, is the blues. His evocative, smoky vocals are found in a truth that doesn’t come overnight.

Here are just some of Jim’s career highlights’:

2011 Juno winner (Blues Album of the Year)
2010 Western Canadian Music Awards Winner (Blues Album of the Year)
2006 Juno Award Winner (Blues Album of the Year)
2006 Canadian Folk Music Award Winner (Best Contemporary Singer)
2006 Canadian Folk Music Award Winner
2006 Maple Blues Awards 2-time Winner (Recording of the Year)
2006 Maple Blues Awards 2-time Winner (Best Male Vocalist)
2006 Leo Award nominee for music video (Just a Pilgrim)
1995 Inducted BC Entertainment Hall of Fame
1995 Juno Award Winner (Blues/Gospel Album of the Year)

Jim Byrnes (Blues)

A local legend in both music and television, blues guitarist and vocalist Jim Byrnes is one of Vancouver’s most respected and beloved entertainers. With the release of Fresh Horses (Black Hen Music) in 2004, a fantastic collaboration between Jim and well-known ‘strang-sters’ Steve Dawson and Jesse Zubot was born. A refreshing project, the ens... more info
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