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  • Blues News 2017

  • Blues News 2017

  • Blues News 2017

  • Blues News 2017

  • Blues News 2017

  • Blues News 2017

  • Blues News 2017

  • Blues News 2017

  • Blues News 2017

  • Blues News 2017

  • Blues News 2017


In search of the Family Stone

Exclusive interview with Doudou Boicel
22 October 2017

I had the great pleasure of meeting artist, writer and impresario, Doudou Boicel. 
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Gilles Sioui

Huron-Wendat singer Gilles Sioui, 60, was found dead in his apartment Friday.
July 2nd 2017

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Trois Rivières en Blues

Event of the Year
June 28th 2017

Most chronicles of an “event of the year” type that one reads discuss one specific performance of one, or possibly two if the opening act merited mention, specific artists. They also tend to be published in ...
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Montreal International Jazz Fest

Schedule
June 28th 2017

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Internation Blues Challenge

Quebec to Memphis - The Montreal Blues Society is now taking registrations for the Solo/Duo category
May 16th 2017

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Chris Antonik Monarch

Chris Antonik: Monarch
May 15th 2017

The latest album from Toronto guitarist/singer/songwriter Chris Antonik, Monarch, released in February of this year, is the last in what is described as “a trilogy of self-expression”. As is often the case, dealing with some personal setbacks brought out some of that self-expression in the form of the Blues. Not unexpected...
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The Blues Foundation

Blues Foundation Thirty Eighth
BLUES MUSIC AWARDS
May 11th 2017

Congratulations to all nominees and winners!
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Dawn Tyler Watson

Dawn Tyler Watson
Interview by Barbara Diab
March 18 2017

An enthusiastic crowd was gathered at Salle Pauline-Julien to welcome Dawn Tyler Watson backed by Ben Racine and his band after their triumphant first-place win in the Band category at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. 
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Colin James

Colin James
Interview by Barbara Diab
March 15 2017

Juno Award-winning guitarist, singer-songwriter and producer, Colin James, needs no introduction. At 52 years of age, Colin is the “King of the Blues” in Canada.
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Pat Loiselle Martin Hury

Pat Loiselle & Martin Hury
Interview by Barbara Diab
February 12 2017

Pat Loiselle and Martin Hury first met in 2012 in Quebec City. Four years later, the two bluesmen competed as a duo in the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, Tennessee. 
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Dawn Tyler Watson

Dawn Tyler Watson with Ben Racine Band Win 1st Place in Memphis at the International Blues Challenge
February 8 2017

In the last few years, Quebec artists have made their presence felt at the Maple Blues Awards. The 20th edition of the awards ceremony held at Koerner Hall in downtown Toronto on Monday night was no exception. 
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Paul Deslauriers Band Maple Blues Awards

Quebec Artists Lead the Pack at 20th Annual Maple Blues Awards
January 25 2017

In the last few years, Quebec artists have made their presence felt at the Maple Blues Awards. The 20th edition of the awards ceremony held at Koerner Hall in downtown Toronto on Monday night was no exception. 
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