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Event Archive - TRIBUTE TO THE BLUES SONGS OF CHRISTMAS ft: The Uncle Wiggly Band, Hank Lionhart , Lonnie Glass, Mark Comerford, Matt McLean, Dave Rowse, Andy Graffiti, Dennis Meneely, Paul Wainwright, Deb Rhymer (Hunt)

Fri. December 4th 2015 Blue Frog Studios White Rock BC (All Ages)
7:00pm doors at 6:00pm
Tickets at: Blue Frog Studios
This not your usual Christmas Show with the standard Christmas Carols. This show is a collection of traditional Blues Christmas Tunes from the 20's, 30's, 40's 50's and 60's by the likes of Louis Jordan, Big Joe Turner, BB King, Eric Clapton, Charles Brown and Etta James plus many more.

The Tribute to the Blues Songs of Christmas gives you a look into the souls of these fabulous Christmas Blues songs written by the legends of the blues. This show played to sold out houses and standing ovations in Alberta last winter and had rave reviews on the Vancouver Island shows. This is the first opportunity and only appearance in Greater Vancouver area.

UNCLE WIGGLY’S HOT SHOES BLUES BAND have been around since 1978, are former RCA Recording Artists and members of the Victoria Music Hall of Fame. They toured extensively in the 80′s opening for such legends as Muddy Waters, Joe Cocker, James Cotton, Koko Taylor and Paul Butterfield to name a few. This past January 2015 they won the chance to represent BC in Memphis at the International Blues Challenge.

The band is made up of: Hank (Uncle Wiggly) Lionhart – Vocals, Lonnie Glass – Bass, Mark Comerford – Guitar, Matt McLean - Trumpet, Dave Rowse – Sax, Andy Graffiti– Drums with Special Guests Dennis Meneely – former Streetheart Member – Keyboards, Paul Wainwright – Sax and Deb Rhymer – Vocals.

You do not want to miss this refreshing take on a Christmas Show.

This show is proudly co-presented with White Rock Blues Society


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Mark Comerford "West Coast Comerford" (Blues, Country Blues)

Blues guitar players especially Hubert Sumlin and the Kings are my main influences. Recently I have appeared with Mckinley Wolf, Lazy Mike And The Rockin Recliners, Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes Blues Band, and The West Coast Blues Doctors more info

Paul Wainwright "the Paul Wainwright Band"

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Saxman Paul Wainwright has done it all. Having toured extensively with his own group as well as others, his recordings continue to receive world-wide airplay. The group always features the region's top players playing to their maximum potential as a super tight unit. With their ever changing blend of his original music plus smooth jazz and pop favo... more info

Deb Rhymer (Hunt)

Deb Rhymer was born and raised in Victoria making her vocalist debut at age 17 with the rock group “Hostage”. In 1997 she was singing with a band “No Fixed Address” and her love of the blues began! Known for a dynamic voice and unique bluesy style, Deb has had the opportunity to work with some of Victoria's best musicians and is one of the ... more info