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SPCA BLUES BENEFIT w/: Incognito, Linda Kidder, Gary Comeau, Jim Byrnes, Muddy Fraser, Billy Dixon, Dave Vidal, Cal Batchelor

Thu. May 25th 2006 9pm The Yale Hotel (No Minors) 9pm
Info 604-681-9253

Linda Kidder

Remember the Ed Sullivan Show and the guy running around keeping all the plates spinning on the tall sticks? Well, that’ll give you an idea of Linda Kidder’s many career projects! As songwriter, engineer, producer, on her own material, Linda has recently released the 1st of many Home Recordings, with For My Darling Betty, Volume 1, now availabl... more info

Gary Comeau

Hot and spicy! Gary Comeau is a performer and musician of unusual versatility. Whether it's the fiddle, mandolin, accordion, or guitar, his music defies classification as he delivers originally crafted high-energy blues, New Orleans zydeco, and Cuban-influenced Latin rhythms with irresistible exuberance. more info

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

Billy Dixon

Billy's Bio "The Man Is Back"... his name is Billy Dixon. Billy was born in Vancouver B.C. At the age of four the family moved to St. Louis, Missouri, where at the age of ten, Billy started singing in a gospel group. At age 15 he moved back to Vancouver and continued his singing career. His first group was the Vancouver Shades. Other groups i... more info

Dave Vidal

Victoria Music Hall of Fame Inductee 2010 Most Influential Musician 1970-1979 more info

Cal Batchelor

Cal has moved to Victoria. No gigs planned at the moment, but loving the Island Life. Living in James Bay, near the ocean and jamming with a couple of old pals, Art Horsman and Reid Hudson...Art, a long-time friend of Cal still keeping his chops up on drums and Reid, while working out with his bandmates from May Blitz in Vancouver, is jamming wit... more info
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