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
Kootenay Blues Society AGM is coming up on Saturday, March 23 @ 2 pm @ Finley's Irish Bar and Grill, Vernon street, Nelson, BC. The meeting will be held on the heated back deck. All are welcome to attend.
Mark your calendars for the 10th. Annual Blues, Brews and BBQ at Finley's on Saturday, Apr 6/24 with two bands. “Flaming Aardvarks” and “Barbecue Brews Blues Band” - featuring Holly Hyatt and Aryn Sherrif. Tickets on sale soon.
This just in: Dr. Fun and The Nightcrawlers will be playing their last ever show on Saturday, April 20 @ Finley's. Tickets on sale soon.
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 cats. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=aPY9Zu_rly0&feature=emb_logo