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  • DOWNCHILD BRING 50TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY TO SAINT JOHN, NB BY POPULAR DEMAND   2020-01-15

    Blues fans in Saint John, NB spoke loud and clear in their request to have The Legendary Downchild Blues Band make a stop in town for their 50th Anniversary and the band responded. Crystal Head Vodka is proud to present Downchild's 50th Anniversary Party on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at 7:30 Pm at the Imperial Theatre

    The band will be joined on stage by some surprise special guests to be announced!

    LIMITED ADVANCE Tickets at the discounted price go on sale Friday, January 17, 2020 at 10:00 Am (AT), until January 31, 2020 at BUY TICKETS, by calling (506) 674-4100 and in person at the box office. Tickets increase to the REGULAR price on February 1, 2020.

    NEW DOWNCHILD ON-LINE MERCH STORE   2020-01-10

    With so much demand from fans for The Legendary Downchild Blues Band's 50th Anniversary merchandise, a BRAND NEW on-line store has been opened to service fans across the country and around the world.

    The new merch store has the official 50th Anniversary T-Shirts for Men and Women, as well as caps, toques, posters and the collectable 50th Anniversary sticker. All purchases can now be paid by credit card, and shipped a number of ways, making shopping a breeze!

    Flip, Flop & Fly over to the Downchild store and get yourself all the latest merch at at BUY MERCH

    LOUISIANA COMES TO OTTAWA WITH ANDY J FOREST JOINING 50TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY ON NOVEMBER 29TH!   2019-11-06

    New Orleans blues sensation, Andy J Forest will bring some mardi gras voodoo to the National Arts Centre stage in Ottawa on November 29, 2019, as he kicks off the night for The Legendary Downchild Blues Band's 50th Anniversary Party, joining a star studded line up of special guests, including Hollywood icon and brother of the blues Dan Aykroyd, two time Juno Award winner Tony D and the multi-talented Suzie Vinnick for a celebration of the blues you DON'T WANT TO MISS!

    Tickets are selling fast and ON SALE NOW at the NAC box office, by calling 613-947-7000 Ext. 620 and at BUY TICKETS.

    10 TIME MAPLE BLUES AWARD WINNER SUZIE VINNICK TO OPEN 50TH SHOW IN ORILLIA   2019-11-05

    3 Time Juno Award nominee and 10 Time Maple Blues Award winner Suzie Vinnick is confirmed to open for The Legendary Downchild Blues Band and join them on stage as special guests for the band's 50th Anniversary performance at the Orillia Opera House on Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 7:30 Pm.

    The two are having so much fun touring together our West that the band decided to invite Suzie to join them to delight audiences in Ontario as she's been doing in the prairies.

    ONLY A COUPLE OF TICKETS LEFT for the Orillia show by calling (705) 326-8011, in person at the box office and at BUY TICKETS.

    SUZIE VINNICK & RICK FINES JOIN DOWNCHILD AS SPECIAL GUESTS FOR PETERBOROUGH   2019-11-04

    Suzie Vinnick & Rick Fines will join forces to open for Downchild as special guests for the band's 50th Anniversary show in Peterborough on Friday, November 22, 2019 at the Showplace Performance Centre for a NOT TO BE MISSED celebration of the blues!

    The musical merging of Suzie Vinnick and Rick Fines was, and is, one of the best things to ever happen to the blues in Canada.

    More than a dozen years and 15 albums later – and more awards both individually and combined than you can count – their magnificent songwriting and beautiful harmonies continue to thrill audiences across the country.

    Fine’s brilliant finger-style, bottleneck and blues guitar playing and Vinnick’s amazing vocal range elevate the blues from merely heartbreaking to soul searing. Blessed with a huge range, Vinnick can go from a sweet whisper to a growl in a heartbeat, and her singing expresses all the emotions in the blues lexicon – sexy, humorous, sassy or heartbroken.

    Between the two of them, they pen and perform some of the sweetest tunes imaginable. Their album Nothing Halfway is both soulful and rocking, taking the blues to sublime new levels with lyrics that will haunt you long after the last note has faded.

    Tickets are ON SALE NOW by calling (705) 742-7469, in person at the box office and at BUY TICKETS.


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