Kootenay Blues Society's next presentation: Jimmy and the Sleepers - from Edmonton  are back for a return engagement at Finley's in Nelson on Saturday, June 15 @ 7:30 pm. Tix $25 and available in advance at the venue: PH 250 352 5121 and online here:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/kootenay-blues-society-presents-jimmy-and-the-sleepers-tickets-903844702837 

Jimmy and The Sleepers are also at The Balfour Beach Inn in Balfour on Sunday, June 16 @ 7 pm. Tix available at the BBI after 3 pm: PH 250 229 4235 and online here:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/kootenay-blues-society-presents-jimmy-and-the-sleepers-tickets-903847731897

Fresh from a 2nd European tour and celebrating their 20th anniversary, Edmonton's premier blues band bring their gritty, house rockin' blues back to the Kootenays. 

Fronted by Blues Hall of Famer, Jimmy Guiboche, they are a mainstay at festivals across Canada and Europe.  Tix available soon.



Here is a link to a survey Kootenay Blues Society is doing that will help us in presenting shows. Please fill it out if you have the time: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/R7L8X5P

Go to the Events page to see blues related live music events happening locally.

If you wish to join our mailing list and be notified of upcoming events and shows please go to the contact page: : https://www.kootenaybluessociety.com/contact-us . Subscribe by filling out your email address and hitting the SIGN UP button. Also, membership's are good for one year, so if your membership has lapsed and you wish to renew for another year, please go here:  https://www.kootenaybluessociety.com/membership  and you can find out how to re - up. It's only 10 bucks and well worth the money to support the Kootenay Blues Society.

 Every Friday night at 7 pm (show repeats at noon on Saturday), you can get your blues fix by listening to "Make Room For The Blues", with your host Richard Metzner on Kootenay Co op Radio:  https://www.kootenaycoopradio.com/make-room-for-the-blues/  

J. Greg Walter is at Torchlight Brewery in Nelson every Friday at 5 pm.

Check the events page for blues related music events happening in the Kootenay's.

The Blues Foundation introduces it's new Board of Directors: https://mailchi.mp/blues.org/new-beginnings-3479866?e=227efa45bb

Here's a link to an article that local journalist and author, Art Joyce wrote about attending the  Kootenay Blues
Society sponsored, Jack de Keyzer "Evolution Of Blues Guitar" workshop that was held in the basement of the Kootenay Co Op Radio building earlier this year:  https://seanarthurjoyce.substack.com/p/learning-at-the-feet-of-a-blues-master?utm_source=profile&utm_medium=reader2

Check out the videos of some of the performers we have presented here in the Kootenays: Michael Charles, Holly Hyatt,  Samantha Martin, Laurie Morvan, David Vest, Mark Hummel's Golden State/ Lone Star Revue, H0ROJO Trio, The Kootenay Women's Blues Revue, "What Women Do"- (written by Judy Brown) - Video of "What Women Do" by Keith Holuboff at Finley's in Nelson, BC, Andy T. Band with Anson Funderburgh and Alabama Mike, Sue Foley. Scroll down this page for more photos, videos and other info.

 Here is a link from a live stream blues show that took place on May 30/2020 from Greasland Studio's in San Jose, California with Alabama Mike and The Greaseland Allstars. This is a great, uplifting show, very well put together. Not to mention a band of dynamite blues catshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=aPY9Zu_rly0&feature=emb_logo









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