Hornby Island Blues Workshop



Upcoming Events

Tim Williams: A History of the Blues


May 4, 2 p.m. Joe King
$5 (With membership)

Tim is a 40 year veteran of the 'Roots' music scene in North America, roots which stretch back to the coffee-house scene of his native California in the mid 60's.Inspired by the Hillbilly and Western Swing music he heard as a child, Tim absorbed late Fifties Rhythm & Blues and Rock & Roll, Hawaiian and Mexican music, early Sixties Folk, and Bluegrass “like a sponge” before discovering a passion for traditional blues styles which was fueled by seeing many first generation blues musicians live during the “Blues Boom” of the mid and late Sixties.

Blues Week Art Show: Blues Where Art Thou Sunday, May 4th, 2014 7:30 P.M.

After the Tim Williams concert be sure to take in this traditional Blues Week art show where Hornby Artists and inventive others have turned their talents loose to produce Blues-inspired art.

It`s free and open to everyone and as usual there will be Hornby musicians and finger food to enhance the enjoyment.

All art is to be dropped off at the Hall Sunday May 4th between 9 and 10 A.M.All art is to be picked up from the Hall Friday, May 9th between 2 and 4 P.M.

For information about sales or other details contact Megghan Bishop 335-2530








BLUES ODYSSEY at The Sid Williams Theatre in Courtenay

Sunday, May 10th, 2014 @ 7:30 PM
Tickets:
$45.00 Regular

“An incredible entertainment event…. like witnessing an entire Blues festival in one amazing show.”

The Blues Odyssey is a unique stage show with a “once only” revue of blues musicians showcasing their deep individual talents through extraordinary live-jam energy. It boasts the largest blues revue in Western Canada making it the concert choice of thousands of music fans each year.

The 2014 Hornby Island Blues Odyssey brings you three hours of acclaimed blues and roots musicians at work featuring all the blues you love – Memphis, Delta, or Country; and whatever blues shake you down, be they jump, juke or barrelhouse. Don’t miss the 2014 Odyssey with a full house of headliners including :

Maureen Brown
Paul Deslauriers
Jack de Keyzer
Rick Fines
Angel Forrest
Gary Kendall
Al Lerman
Brandon Isaak
Tim Williams
Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne


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