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Sun. December 20th 2015
The Commodore Ballroom (No Minors)
30th Annual Blues for ChristmasJ Jim Byrnes, David Gogo, Gary Comeau & The Voodoo Allstars, Dalannah and Owen, Billy Dixon's Soul Train Express, Johnny Ferreira & The Swing Machine, Incognito, Steve Kozak West Coast Allstars, Murray Porter Band, The BobCats, Brainchild
Sat. November 29th 2014
Vancouver FanClub (No Minors)
Billy Dixon's Soul Train Express
Sat. November 22nd 2014
Fairview Pub (No Minors)
Saturday PM Dance Party Billy Dixon's Soul Train Express
Wed. November 5th 2014
The Commodore Ballroom (No Minors)
Teen Angel (and), the Rockin’ Rebels, Jim Foster, The BobCats, Billy Dixon's Soul Train Express, Doug & The Slugs (with), Joey "Shithead" Keithley, Odds (with), Colin James, Drew Burns Memory Lane Blues Band, John Tanner (MC)
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Billy Dixon\'s Soul Train Express

Billy Dixon's Soul Train Express

Confirmed: Feb. 16, 2012 (Awaiting Update)

R&B from Vancouver BC

Contact Details

Billy Dixon
info@billydixons.com
604.699.8711

"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 included the Chimes, Upbeats and the Billy Dixon gang. The various groups traveled across Canada performing.
In the 60's Billy performed with the Night Train Revue... Vancouver's #1 R&B band at the time. In the 70's he formed a Big Horn band called New Breed which became very popular in the city. Then came the Disco invasion! Billy got himself a 9 to 5 job but kept his interest in music by doing occasional gigs such as the Arts Club, Commodore, Richards On Richards, the Fairview and the Yale.
In May, 1986 Billy returned to his music full-time. He reunited with the Night Train Revue at Club Soda for an Expo tribute to Vancouver's rock classics. In June, 1986, he again performed with the Night Train Revue at the celebration of Dance Party's 20th Anniversary. And, he is still a member of the Night Train Revue performing at today's ever popular retro parties throughout the city. He also performs as a freelance guest artist with local personalities and has worked with local celebrities such as Sibil Thrasher, Lovi Eli and Lovena Fox.�
Billy is indeed the consummate entertainer... His current band is called the "R&B Express" and contains many of Vancouver's premium musicians.�
"The man is back... and right on track."

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Current Lineup

NameRoleDates
Billy Dixonvox
Nadine Statesvox2006-present
Lillooet Foxvocals2007-present
Malcolm Aikentrumpet2007-present
Brock Millersax2007-present
Mark Olexsonkeys2007-present
Mary Anchetakeys2007-present
Olaf De Shieldguitar2007-present
Michael Burtdrums2007-present
A. Trainbass2007-present
Patricia Rayevocals2007-present

Past Members

NameRoleDates
Rod MurrayTrombone?-2006
Raine Alexandervox?-2007
Cliff Dunnguitar / vox?-2006
JT Platt, Jr.tenor sax / alto sax / vox?-2007
Kent Wallacetrumpet?-2006
Peter Dalzellkeys / vox?-2007
Rob Neumanndrums?-2007
Robby Marrbass / vox?-2006
Nick Apivorkeys2007
Stan Ganapolskykeys2007
Dave Saysax2007
Dennis Essontrombone2007
Status: Unknown
- Last confirmed Feb. 16, 2012