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Saturday
June 1, 2019
3:00 pm : Blues Jam Extraordinaire! Saturdays 3-7 PM
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. A 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!
9:00 pm : Donald Ray Johnson
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 day-of-show. 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!!!
Now living in Calgary, Alberta, Don has become a well liked and respected member of the Canadian blues community. Named "Best Canadian Male Blues Vocalist" in 1997 by Real Blues Magazine, Don was also nominated "Best Blues Drummer" in 1997 and Best Male Blues Vocalist in 1998 by the Toronto Blues Society. He was recently nominated "Best Blues Artist" by the Alberta Recording Industry Association (A.R.I.A.)
Sunday
June 2, 2019
3:00 pm : Sunday Open Blues Jam with BILL DOWEY & THE BLUES
Open Blues Jam... hosted by Bill Dowey & The Blues Devils! 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
June 3, 2019
6:00 pm : Youth-Only Jam
First Monday of every month... Youth-Only Jam! Hosted by Marcus Trummer. 6-9pm.
Youth-Only Jam hosted by Marcus Trummer, the first Monday of every month! 6-9pm.
9:30 pm : Jay Coda Walker
9:30pm, 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.
Tuesday
June 4, 2019
8:00 pm : Tom Phillips and Friends
Honky-Tonk Tuesdays at The Blues Can every Tuesday with Tom Phillips & The DT's! Calgary's FINEST Tuesday night music... 8pm, no cover.
Wednesday
June 5, 2019
8:30 pm : The Lovebullies
8:30pm, no cover.
The Lovebullies are..... Chantal Vitalis songwriting, electric guitar, vocals Caroline Connolly songwriting, flute, lead vocals Joni Brent electric bass guitar, bg vocals Kevin Herring electric guitar, bg vocals Paul Jahn percussion The Lovebullies have a 10 year performance history including opening for The Beach Boys, B52\'s, Alex Cuba, Big Sugar and George Canyon. They\'ve played countless shows over the years and are favourites to play The City of Calgary events. They have entertained crowds for Canada Day, The Tour of Alberta, Junofest 2008, South Country Fair and other festivals,International conferences and private corporate events. They received a Bravofact Grant to produce their music video/short film called \"Blow Me a Kiss\".
Thursday
June 6, 2019
8:30 pm : Misery Mountain Boys
8:30pm, no cover.
Friday
June 7, 2019
9:00 pm : Tom Phillips
Solo Lunch Show. Noon-2pm. Half-price bottles of wine today Noon-2pm.
9:00 pm : Gary Martin and the Heavenly Blues
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 day-of-show. 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.
5:00 pm : Jay Coda Walker HAPPY HOUR 5-7pm.
Saturday
June 8, 2019
3:00 pm : Blues Jam Extraordinaire! Saturdays 3-7 PM
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. A 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!
9:00 pm : Gary Martin and the Heavenly Blues
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 day-of-show. 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.
Sunday
June 9, 2019
3:00 pm : Sunday Open Blues Jam with BILL DOWEY & THE BLUES
Open Blues Jam... hosted by Bill Dowey & The Blues Devils! 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
June 10, 2019
6:00 pm : School Of Rock
Second Monday of every month... Youth-Only Jam! 6-9pm.
Youth-only Jam hosted by School Of Rock. Second Monday of every month! Featuring the School Of Rock house band. 6-9pm.
Tuesday
June 11, 2019
8:00 pm : Tom Phillips and Friends
Honky-Tonk Tuesdays at The Blues Can every Tuesday with Tom Phillips & The DT's! Calgary's FINEST Tuesday night music... 8pm, no cover.
Wednesday
June 12, 2019
8:30 pm : The Wine Soaked Preachers
8:30pm, no cover.
The Wine Soaked Preachers are a four-piece roots band based out of Calgary, Alberta. Writing and preaching their own brand of Alberta-soaked tales, the band is inspired by other proudly Canadian roots acts like Corb Lund and Daniel Romano, as well as dark and dissident storytellers such as The Handsome Family and Timber Timbre.
Thursday
June 13, 2019
8:30 pm : PowerHouze Band
POERHOUZE BAND is a dynamic and diverse multicultural band located in Calgary that plays genres such as R&B, Funk, Soca and Reggae. Variety is the spice of life with PowerHouze. Made up of world-class musicians that have played with distinguished artists such as Ras Michael, Pink, Janet Jack-son, and many more. The band features two keyboard players, a guitar player, drummer, bass player and a female vocalist. There never is a dual moment with the crowd as P{owerHouze is always engaging with the audience through vari-ous contests and dance lessons. These musicians have a natural camaraderie combined with a powerful stage presence that comes from their extensive back-ground in the entertainment industry. The members of PowerHouze are con-cerned with being a positive influence to the community, and such the music they play is suitable for all ages.
Friday
June 14, 2019
9:00 pm : Mark Sadlier Brown
Solo Lunch Show. Noon-2pm. Half-price bottles of wine today Noon-2pm.
9:00 pm : Carvin Jones
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 day-of-show. 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!!!
The Carvin Jones Band is an explosive blues trio fronted by the world renown Carvin Jones on guitar and vocals, bassist Joe Edwards and drummer Levi Velasquez. Together the band has played 36 countires on 3 continents in 24 months and has been well recieved by critics and fans alike. The band currently averages around 330 live performances a year. Carvin Jones was born in Lufkin, Texas. His remarkable energy, showmanship and guitar ability have made him a favorite of music fans and fellow musicians alike all over the world. At a very young age, he was seduced by the blues by listening to BB King records his grandfather constantly played in the house and started playing guitar himself by age 11. He escaped a rough neighborhood by dedicating his time to his guitar and by age 19 had moved to Arizona to start his music career. In January 2001, Guitarist Magazine named Carvin Jones "one of the top 50 blues guitarists of all time!" Carvin Endorses Fender Guitars and Amplifiers.
5:00 pm : Jay Coda Walker HAPPY HOUR 5-7pm.
Saturday
June 15, 2019
3:00 pm : Blues Jam Extraordinaire! Saturdays 3-7 PM
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. A 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!
9:00 pm : Carvin Jones
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 day-of-show. 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!!!
The Carvin Jones Band is an explosive blues trio fronted by the world renown Carvin Jones on guitar and vocals, bassist Joe Edwards and drummer Levi Velasquez. Together the band has played 36 countires on 3 continents in 24 months and has been well recieved by critics and fans alike. The band currently averages around 330 live performances a year. Carvin Jones was born in Lufkin, Texas. His remarkable energy, showmanship and guitar ability have made him a favorite of music fans and fellow musicians alike all over the world. At a very young age, he was seduced by the blues by listening to BB King records his grandfather constantly played in the house and started playing guitar himself by age 11. He escaped a rough neighborhood by dedicating his time to his guitar and by age 19 had moved to Arizona to start his music career. In January 2001, Guitarist Magazine named Carvin Jones "one of the top 50 blues guitarists of all time!" Carvin Endorses Fender Guitars and Amplifiers.
Sunday
June 16, 2019
3:00 pm : Sunday Open Blues Jam with BILL DOWEY & THE BLUES
Open Blues Jam... hosted by Bill Dowey & The Blues Devils! 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!
3:00 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
June 17, 2019
8:00 pm : John Rutherford
Solo Show. 8pm, no cover.
Tuesday
June 18, 2019
8:00 pm : Tom Phillips and Friends
Honky-Tonk Tuesdays at The Blues Can every Tuesday with Tom Phillips & The DT's! Calgary's FINEST Tuesday night music... 8pm, no cover.
Wednesday
June 19, 2019
8:30 pm : Tim Williams
Tim Williams with Big Dave MacLean and Kevin Belzner! 8:30pm, 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.
Thursday
June 20, 2019
9:00 pm : Amy Hef
8:30pm, $10 cover, $15 at the door. Please call 403-266-2666 to make your Reservations, or email us at: info:thebluescan.com
Friday
June 21, 2019
9:00 pm : John Rutherford
Solo Lunch Show. Noon-2pm. Half-price bottles of wine today Noon-2pm.
9:00 pm : Sherman The TANK Doucette
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 day-of-show. 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!!!
Sherman (Tank) Doucette, Bluesman Singer / Harmonica player. Born December 6, 1953, North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada. Sherman\'s natural ear for music began developing at an early age. Sherman left home at fifteen with a harmonica and a twenty dollar bill in his pocket bound for the west coast to Vancouver, British Columbia. It was there that he discovered the Chicago blues style on an album featuring Muddy Waters, Junior Wells and James Cotton. He soon began singing and playing in a series of local blues bands. By the age of seventeen, he had developed a style of playing greatly influenced by the late great Paul Butterfield. It wasn\'t long before he was performing with the best bands in Vancouver. On numerous occasions he had the great privilege of sharing the stage with such greats as legendary players as John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins, Sonny Land Slim ( Andrew Luandrew ), Pinetop Perkins, and several shows with old friends Jim Byrnes, Long John Baldry. Powder Blues Band.
5:00 pm : Jay Coda Walker HAPPY HOUR 5-7pm.
Saturday
June 22, 2019
3:00 pm : Blues Jam Extraordinaire! Saturdays 3-7 PM
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. A 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!
9:00 pm : Sherman The TANK Doucette
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 day-of-show. 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!!!
Sherman (Tank) Doucette, Bluesman Singer / Harmonica player. Born December 6, 1953, North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada. Sherman\'s natural ear for music began developing at an early age. Sherman left home at fifteen with a harmonica and a twenty dollar bill in his pocket bound for the west coast to Vancouver, British Columbia. It was there that he discovered the Chicago blues style on an album featuring Muddy Waters, Junior Wells and James Cotton. He soon began singing and playing in a series of local blues bands. By the age of seventeen, he had developed a style of playing greatly influenced by the late great Paul Butterfield. It wasn\'t long before he was performing with the best bands in Vancouver. On numerous occasions he had the great privilege of sharing the stage with such greats as legendary players as John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins, Sonny Land Slim ( Andrew Luandrew ), Pinetop Perkins, and several shows with old friends Jim Byrnes, Long John Baldry. Powder Blues Band.
Sunday
June 23, 2019
3:00 pm : Sunday Open Blues Jam with BILL DOWEY & THE BLUES
Open Blues Jam... hosted by Bill Dowey & The Blues Devils! 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
June 24, 2019
8:00 pm : Shaye Zadravec and Tim Leacock
8pm, no cover.
Tuesday
June 25, 2019
8:00 pm : Tom Phillips and Friends
Honky-Tonk Tuesdays at The Blues Can every Tuesday with Tom Phillips & The DT's! Calgary's FINEST Tuesday night music... 8pm, no cover.
Wednesday
June 26, 2019
8:30 pm : Matt Storm and Ivan Hartle
8:30pm, no cover.
Thursday
June 27, 2019
8:00 pm : The Oscar Lopez Trio
Showtime 8pm. $25. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your Reservations, or email us your number: info@thebluescan.com
Friday
June 28, 2019
9:00 pm : Ralph Boyd Johnson
Solo Lunch Show. Noon-2pm. Half-price bottles of wine today Noon-2pm.
Ralph Boyd Johnson is a world-class singer-songwriter from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The title "songwriter" does not clearly define Ralph’s work. He’s a wordsmith, a poet, and an observer of life who writes songs and poems of every style and genre. His poetry and compelling delivery of the spoken word is what sets him apart from other songwriters.
9:00 pm : Paul Kype and Texas Flood
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 day-of-show. 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!!!
Formed in 1993, Texas Flood began as a tribute to the late Texas blues man Stevie Ray Vaughan. Over the years Texas Flood has expanded its repertoire to include a wide range of blues and rock classics. Texas Flood began adding original music to its setlist in the late 90s and released the first Paul Kype and Texas Flood CD \"Get It In Ya\" in 2003. Texas Floods original songs have recieved some Canadian radio airplay and have become a standout of thier live shows. The Bands mixture of well known covers and great original songs continues to impress audiences across Canada.
5:00 pm : Jay Coda Walker HAPPY HOUR 5-7pm.
Saturday
June 29, 2019
3:00 pm : Blues Jam Extraordinaire! Saturdays 3-7 PM
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. A 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!
9:00 pm : Paul Kype and Texas Flood
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 day-of-show. 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!!!
Formed in 1993, Texas Flood began as a tribute to the late Texas blues man Stevie Ray Vaughan. Over the years Texas Flood has expanded its repertoire to include a wide range of blues and rock classics. Texas Flood began adding original music to its setlist in the late 90s and released the first Paul Kype and Texas Flood CD \"Get It In Ya\" in 2003. Texas Floods original songs have recieved some Canadian radio airplay and have become a standout of thier live shows. The Bands mixture of well known covers and great original songs continues to impress audiences across Canada.
Sunday
June 30, 2019
3:00 pm : Sunday Open Blues Jam with BILL DOWEY & THE BLUES
Open Blues Jam... hosted by Bill Dowey & The Blues Devils! 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.
 

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