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Event Archive - Live Stream with: Jim Byrnes

Sat. April 28th 2018 Blue Frog Studios White Rock BC (No Minors)
8:00 pm
Presented by: Blue Frog Studios

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Music: Jazz / Blues
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Blue Frog Studios is proud to host a special concert with JUNO AWARD winner JIM BYRNES. Jim’s evocative, smoky vocals and gutsy blues guitar weave together to create a unique sound that has all but vanished from today's world.
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’sWiseguy and Highlander series, and his national variety show The Jim Byrnes Show. Jim’s first love, however, is the blues.
In addition to being a RECIPIENT of the ORDER OF BRITISH COLUMBIA in 2017, here are some of Jim’s career highlights:
2014 Maple Blues Awards (Best Male Vocalist — I Hear The Wind in the Wires)
2011 Juno winner (Blues Album of the Year — Everywhere West)
2011 Western Canadian Music Awards nominee (Blues Album of the Year - Everywhere West)
2010 Western Canadian Music Awards Winner (Blues Album of the Year — My Walking Stick)
2006 Juno Award winner (Blues Album of the Year — House of Refuge)
2006 Canadian Folk Music Award winner (Best Contemporary Singer — House of Refuge)
2006 Canadian Folk Music Award winner (Producer / Steve Dawson — House of Refuge)
2006 Maple Blues Awards 2-time winner (Recording of the Year — House of Refuge)
2006 Maple Blues Awards 2-time winner (Best Male Vocalist — House of Refuge)
2006 Leo Award nominee for music video (Just a Pilgrim)
2006 Champion for Kids Award — St. Louis Variety Club
2005 Maple Blues Awards 3-time nominee for Fresh Horses
2004 Juno Award nominee (for Fresh Horses)
2004 Western Canadian Music Awards 2-time nominee for Fresh Horses
2003 Heart Award — Variety Club of BC
1995 Inducted BC Entertainment Hall of Fame
1995 Juno Award winner (Blues/Gospel Album of the Year — That River)
1982 Juno Award nominee (Best New Artist)


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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