Events for August 2018

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Wednesday
August 1, 2018

Regular Schedule

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Thursday
August 2, 2018
8:00 pm : Los Tres Hombres - Quien es mas macho
LOS TRES HOMBRES back by popular demand! Oscar lopez, Tom Phillips, Mike Stack. $20. General seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your number: info@thebluescan.com
Oscar Lopez Tom Phillips Mike Stack Quien es mas macho💪
Friday
August 3, 2018
9:00 pm : Sonny Rhodes
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $15 pre-sale, $20 at the door. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
Sonny Rhodes (born Clarence Edward Smith, November 3, 1940, Smithville, Texas[1]) is an American blues singer and lap steel guitar player. He has recorded over two hundred songs. \"I\'m what you call a self-proclaimed Disciple of the Blues!\" said Rhodes about his years playing and singing for fans of blues around the world.[2] He has been nominated fifteen times for the Blues Music Awards, and won the Instrumentalist-Other category in 2011
9:00 pm : Sonny Rhodes
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $20. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
Sonny Rhodes (born Clarence Edward Smith, November 3, 1940, Smithville, Texas[1]) is an American blues singer and lap steel guitar player. He has recorded over two hundred songs. \"I\'m what you call a self-proclaimed Disciple of the Blues!\" said Rhodes about his years playing and singing for fans of blues around the world.[2] He has been nominated fifteen times for the Blues Music Awards, and won the Instrumentalist-Other category in 2011
12:00 pm : Mark Sadlier Brown
Solo lunch show, noon-2pm.
Saturday
August 4, 2018
9:00 pm : Sonny Rhodes
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $15 pre-sale, $20 at the door. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
Sonny Rhodes (born Clarence Edward Smith, November 3, 1940, Smithville, Texas[1]) is an American blues singer and lap steel guitar player. He has recorded over two hundred songs. \"I\'m what you call a self-proclaimed Disciple of the Blues!\" said Rhodes about his years playing and singing for fans of blues around the world.[2] He has been nominated fifteen times for the Blues Music Awards, and won the Instrumentalist-Other category in 2011
3:00 pm : Blues Jam Extraordinaire! Saturdays 3-7 PM
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. Come early! A true-Blues musical experience you'll never forget! C'mon down to The Blues Can & experience an authentic traditional Blues Jam. Whether you're a musician or a live-music supporter, The Blues Can is where you'll want to be on a Saturday afternoon!
The absolute finest Saturday Afternoon Blues Jam there is! Saturday's 3-7pm. C\'mon out & hear/play with the most passionate authentic bluesy crowd around. Get yourself a great table & a Cajun meal & participate in a True-Blues Experience!
3:00 pm : Blues Jam Extraordinaire! Saturdays 3-7 PM
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. Come early! A true-Blues musical experience you'll never forget! C'mon down to The Blues Can & experience an authentic traditional Blues Jam. Whether you're a musician or a live-music supporter, The Blues Can is where you'll want to be on a Saturday afternoon!
The absolute finest Saturday Afternoon Blues Jam there is! Saturday's 3-7pm. C\'mon out & hear/play with the most passionate authentic bluesy crowd around. Get yourself a great table & a Cajun meal & participate in a True-Blues Experience!
Sunday
August 5, 2018
3:00 pm : Sunday Open Blues Jam with BILL DOWEY & THE BLUES
Open Blues Jam... hosted by Bill Dowey. 3-7pm. All jammers welcome! All ages welcome! Bring your thing & c'mon down to an authentic Blues Jam hosted by one of Calgary's finest True-Blues Musicians! Kids welcome! Great food & drink specials all day. Blues-Canners we LOVE you!
8:00 pm : Gary Martin\'s Sunday Night Chicago Blues Jam
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome! Get off your butts on a Sunday night & don't forget your dancin' shoes ;-)
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome.
Monday
August 6, 2018
8:00 pm : Tim Williams
Solo show. 8pm, no cover.
Tim has shared stages with a large roster of well known blues and roots music artists, and the following list is by no means complete: Taj Mahal, Big Jack Johnson, Rory Block, Roy Rogers, The Earl Scruggs Revue, John Fahey, Bonnie Raitt, Lyle Lovett, Dr. John, The Holmes Brothers, David Lindley, Ramblin\' Jack Elliott, Mary Flower, Paul Geremia, John Hammond, Martin Simpson, Guy Davis, Eric Bibb, Odetta, B.B. King, Robert Lockwood Jr., Honeyboy Edwards, Junior Wells and Buddy Guy. Tim's live solo shows (he also works with his band, the Electro-Fires) are a trip down the river of North American music...blues, ragtime, old-time country with dashes of Mexican and Hawaiian influence, performed on a variety of string instruments.
Tuesday
August 7, 2018
8:00 pm : Tom Phillips and Friends
Honky-Tonk Tuesdays at The Blues Can every Tuesday! 8pm, no cover.
Wednesday
August 8, 2018
8:30 pm : Gunn Blues Band
Thursday
August 9, 2018
8:30 pm : Jay Coda Walker
Jay Coda Walker & The Travails 8:30pm, no cover.
With over 200 original songs, Jay Coda Walker is a man with the ability to inspire people each time he performs. He’s a triple-threat—poetic writing, distinctive playing and unforgettable performing. Jay Coda has an astounding range of musical ability that makes people rush to the dance floor one minute and have tears well the next. Blessed with a voice that can make a grown man weep, Jay Coda is a performer that puts you in awe every time he takes the stage.
Friday
August 10, 2018
9:00 pm :
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $15 pre-sale, $20 at the door. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
12:00 pm : Tim Leacock
Solo lunch show. Noon-2pm.
Saturday
August 11, 2018
3:00 pm : Blues Jam Extraordinaire! Saturdays 3-7 PM
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. Come early! A true-Blues musical experience you'll never forget! C'mon down to The Blues Can & experience an authentic traditional Blues Jam. Whether you're a musician or a live-music supporter, The Blues Can is where you'll want to be on a Saturday afternoon!
The absolute finest Saturday Afternoon Blues Jam there is! Saturday's 3-7pm. C\'mon out & hear/play with the most passionate authentic bluesy crowd around. Get yourself a great table & a Cajun meal & participate in a True-Blues Experience!
Sunday
August 12, 2018
3:00 pm : Sunday Open Blues Jam with BILL DOWEY & THE BLUES
Open Blues Jam... hosted by Bill Dowey. 3-7pm. All jammers welcome! All ages welcome! Bring your thing & c'mon down to an authentic Blues Jam hosted by one of Calgary's finest True-Blues Musicians! Kids welcome! Great food & drink specials all day. Blues-Canners we LOVE you!
8:00 pm : Gary Martin\'s Sunday Night Chicago Blues Jam
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome! Get off your butts on a Sunday night & don't forget your dancin' shoes ;-)
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome.
Monday
August 13, 2018
9:00 pm : Tim Leacock & Kit Johnson
9pm, no cover.
Tuesday
August 14, 2018
8:00 pm : Tom Phillips and Friends
Honky-Tonk Tuesdays at The Blues Can every Tuesday! 8pm, no cover.
Wednesday
August 15, 2018
8:30 pm : Dice Deluxe
8:30pm, no cover.
Between the Badlands of Alberta and the Rocky Mtns, Dice Deluxe formed a unique blend of swampy jump blues and hoodoo boogie! A 3piece band from Calgary, writing and performing original music about local places and icons, as well as putting their stamp on some great cover tunes. The band plays in and around the Southern Alberta area.
8:30 pm : Dice Deluxe
8:30pm, no cover.
Between the Badlands of Alberta and the Rocky Mtns, Dice Deluxe formed a unique blend of swampy jump blues and hoodoo boogie! A 3piece band from Calgary, writing and performing original music about local places and icons, as well as putting their stamp on some great cover tunes. The band plays in and around the Southern Alberta area.
Thursday
August 16, 2018
8:30 pm : Punch Drunk Cabaret
8:30pm, no cover.
Punch Drunk Cabaret is an award winning, festival favourite that specializes in rockabilly swing for the 21st century. Their signature steampunk style combines vintage rockabilly swing with modern, stadium-rock energy, resulting in an unforgettable show that leaves the audience feeling as if Stray Cats, Green Day, and Tom Waits were on the same bill. Punch Drunk Cabaret features a rhythm section like no other, complete with stand-up drummer, Capt. Sean E. Watts, and bassist, Twotone Teddy Roy who doubles on both electric and upright bass. Add to that, frontman Bandmeister Randy B’s gravel-throated vocals and howling Gretsch guitar and you have a sound and style that’s truly all its own. The band’s set list has a winning mix of originals you swear you’ve heard before and cover songs like you’ve never heard before, including 80’s hits such as Sweet Dreams (are made of this) radically reinvented as 30’s styled, guitar driven swing. The result is a formula that resonates with an incredible wide range of music
Friday
August 17, 2018
9:00 pm : Ron Burke & Alittle Voodoo
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $15 pre-sale, $20 at the door. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
In late 1992, Alittle Voodoo began playing all over western Canada. By 1993 they recorded their first live CD over three rockin\' nights in Banff\'s Legendary club the Rose and Crown. In 1994, Alittle Voodoo began touring with blues/rock acts: Colin James, the late Jeff Healey, The Headstones, Paul Rodgers, Long John Baldry, David Gogo, Omar and the Howlers, Bo Diddley and a host of others. Alittle Voodoo is led by frontman and guitar mauler, Ron Burke. Likened to Stevie Ray Vaughn, Johnny Winters, and a few others. Ron’s barrelhouse vocals partnered with his steamroller guitar playing won’t let you believe you are hearing a 3 piece band. In 1994, the band was recognized with Best Band of the Year, with Ron also taking the honours as Best Male Vocalist and Best Guitar Player at the CJ92 awards.
12:00 pm : John Rutherford
Solo lunch show. Noon-2pm.
Saturday
August 18, 2018
9:00 pm : Ron Burke & Alittle Voodoo
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $15 pre-sale, $20 at the door. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
In late 1992, Alittle Voodoo began playing all over western Canada. By 1993 they recorded their first live CD over three rockin\' nights in Banff\'s Legendary club the Rose and Crown. In 1994, Alittle Voodoo began touring with blues/rock acts: Colin James, the late Jeff Healey, The Headstones, Paul Rodgers, Long John Baldry, David Gogo, Omar and the Howlers, Bo Diddley and a host of others. Alittle Voodoo is led by frontman and guitar mauler, Ron Burke. Likened to Stevie Ray Vaughn, Johnny Winters, and a few others. Ron’s barrelhouse vocals partnered with his steamroller guitar playing won’t let you believe you are hearing a 3 piece band. In 1994, the band was recognized with Best Band of the Year, with Ron also taking the honours as Best Male Vocalist and Best Guitar Player at the CJ92 awards.
3:00 pm : Blues Jam Extraordinaire! Saturdays 3-7 PM
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. Come early! A true-Blues musical experience you'll never forget! C'mon down to The Blues Can & experience an authentic traditional Blues Jam. Whether you're a musician or a live-music supporter, The Blues Can is where you'll want to be on a Saturday afternoon!
The absolute finest Saturday Afternoon Blues Jam there is! Saturday's 3-7pm. C\'mon out & hear/play with the most passionate authentic bluesy crowd around. Get yourself a great table & a Cajun meal & participate in a True-Blues Experience!
Sunday
August 19, 2018
3:00 pm : Sunday Open Blues Jam with BILL DOWEY & THE BLUES
Open Blues Jam... hosted by Bill Dowey. 3-7pm. All jammers welcome! All ages welcome! Bring your thing & c'mon down to an authentic Blues Jam hosted by one of Calgary's finest True-Blues Musicians! Kids welcome! Great food & drink specials all day. Blues-Canners we LOVE you!
8:00 pm : Gary Martin\'s Sunday Night Chicago Blues Jam
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome! Get off your butts on a Sunday night & don't forget your dancin' shoes ;-)
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome.
Monday
August 20, 2018
8:00 pm : Jay Coda Walker
Solo show. 8pm, no cover.
With over 200 original songs, Jay Coda Walker is a man with the ability to inspire people each time he performs. He’s a triple-threat—poetic writing, distinctive playing and unforgettable performing. Jay Coda has an astounding range of musical ability that makes people rush to the dance floor one minute and have tears well the next. Blessed with a voice that can make a grown man weep, Jay Coda is a performer that puts you in awe every time he takes the stage.
Tuesday
August 21, 2018
8:00 pm : Tom Phillips and Friends
Honky-Tonk Tuesdays at The Blues Can every Tuesday with Tom Phillips & The DT's! 8pm, no cover.
Wednesday
August 22, 2018
8:30 pm : Toni Vere & Carla Olive
8:30pm, no cover.
Thursday
August 23, 2018
8:30 pm : Mike Watson and the 6L6\'s
8:30pm, no cover.
Friday
August 24, 2018
12:00 pm : Tim Leacock
Solo lunch show. Noon-2pm.
Saturday
August 25, 2018
3:00 pm :
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. Come early! A true-Blues musical experience you'll never forget! C'mon down to The Blues Can & experience an authentic traditional Blues Jam. Whether you're a musician or a live-music supporter, The Blues Can is where you'll want to be on a Saturday afternoon!
Sunday
August 26, 2018
3:00 pm : Sunday Open Blues Jam with BILL DOWEY & THE BLUES
Open Blues Jam... hosted by Bill Dowey. 3-7pm. All jammers welcome! All ages welcome! Bring your thing & c'mon down to an authentic Blues Jam hosted by one of Calgary's finest True-Blues Musicians! Kids welcome! Great food & drink specials all day. Blues-Canners we LOVE you!
8:00 pm : Gary Martin\'s Sunday Night Chicago Blues Jam
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome! Get off your butts on a Sunday night & don't forget your dancin' shoes ;-)
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome.
Monday
August 27, 2018
8:00 pm : Shaye Zadravec and Tim Leacock
8pm, no cover.
Tuesday
August 28, 2018
8:00 pm : Tom Phillips and Friends
Honky-Tonk Tuesdays at The Blues Can every Tuesday with Tom Phillips & The DT's! 8pm, no cover.
Wednesday
August 29, 2018
8:30 pm : Mike Fury 4
8:30pm, no cover.
Thursday
August 30, 2018
8:00 pm : Amy Bishop
AMY BISHOP & THE HOPELESS SINNERS Showtime 8pm, seating at 7pm. $20. General seating. Please call 403-266-2666 to make your reservation, or email us your number: info@thebluescan.com
Friday
August 31, 2018
9:00 pm : Gary Martin and the Heavenly Blues
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $20. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
Gary Martin - Chicago Blues Master known as "The Prince of Blues" by his peers. Martin a resident of both Chicago and Calgary is working on a CD as a tribute to his late uncle and mentor Hubert Sumlin, collaborating with some of Chicago's finest legendary blues masters. Martin performs throughout North American and has recently been asked by the President of Sierra Leone to perform at a series of concerts in Africa. He recently performed at a private function for the US Ambassador to Canada at the request of the US Consulate General. As an ethnomusicologist, Martin is often requested to lecture on the "History of the Blues" at universities and colleges.
12:00 pm : Mark Sadlier Brown
Solo lunch show. Noon-2pm.
 

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