ACOUSTIC BLUE SUNDAYS

Featuring some of Canada's best acoustic blues artists at

THE MILL TAVERN

5544 Main Street Manotick, Ontario

www.themilltavern.ca

Less than a 30 minute drive from downtown Ottawa


LUNCH & SHOW - 1 to 5 pm

$30 with advance reservations, $35 at the door, space available

 

Reservations (613) 692-1686




June 26

MICHAEL JEROME BROWNE

www.michaeljeromebrowne.com

From Montreal - a multiple Maple Blues, Canadian Folk Music and Juno Award nominee/winner - singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (guitar, lap steel, mandolin, banjo, fiddle and a bunch more) who plays a wonderful mix of roots, blues, folk, soul and jazz. Three of Michael's albums have been nominated for Junos and he has been nominated for 17 Maple Blues Awards (Acoustic Act, Male Vocalist, Guitarist, Songwriter, Producer, Recording and Entertainer Of The Year) as well as winning Real Blues Magazine and the Canadian Folk Music Awards over his career."Michael Jerome Browne gives me the kind of tingle I had when I first heard Leadbelly and Big Bill Broonzy" - Long John Baldry.




   
   

 

July 31

HARRISON KENNEDY

www.harrisonkennedy.ca

From Hamilton Ontario - A superb singer/songwriter/harmonica player/ guitarist. Multiple Juno Award nominee and Maple Blues Award nominee (Male Vocalist, Acoustic Artist and Recording Of The Year) and Runner-up in the solo/duo category (over 80 contestants) at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis last February. "Harrison's music has the soulfulness of a gospel singer overtaken by the fire of the blues with the sensibilities of roots music".
His new CD "Shame The Devil" will just be released just in time for this Show!

 
   
   

August 28

CHRIS ANTONIK

w. JOSH WILLIAMS

From Toronto - Chris Antonik has been a much sought after session guitarist for years because of his diverse, tasteful and tight playing style. Last year he released his first CD showcasing not only his brilliant guitar work but also his songwriting and arranging skills. He was nominated for the Maple Blues Award for Best New Artist Of The Year and the album received much acclaim in the U.S., the U.K. and Europe. Chris's repertoire includes classic blues, contemporary blues-rock, soul/funk and country/folk. Talented vocalist Josh Williams (who is on Chris's debut album) joins him for this performance.
 


September 25

STEVE STRONGMAN




From Hamilton, Ontario - Another great artist from "The Hammer". A singer/songwriter/harmonica player and guitarist extraordinaire. A multiple Maple Blues Award nominee and Hamilton Music Award winner. Recipient of the "Mel Brown Blues Award" in 2009. " The spirit of Mel Brown lives on with the soulful, precise and always tasteful guitar playing of Steve Strongman. He's also a natural singer and gifted harp player who writes great original material" - Holger Peterson, Saturday Night Blues CBC.