the smoke wagon blues band
friday, september 16 @ 8:20pm
The Smoke Wagon Blues Band can’t wait to continue performing our award-winning sound for audiences in 2022. This past season the band released their eight album “The Ballad of Albert Johnson” to great fan fair winning two 2021 Maple Blues Awards (Canadian Blues Awards) for “Album/recording of the year, New artist of the year and a 2021 Independent Blues Award for “Best Modern Roots Song” Please have a look at our website below for videos, music, past performances and media. Introduce yourself, to the award winning “Smoke Wagon Blues Band” treat yourself and your audience to one of the hottest blues acts in Canada next season.
Featuring whiskey-stained soul vocals, funky blues harmonica, slick R&B/roots guitar, swinging piano work, soulful organ, riveting saxophone, with a racy, taut rhythm section, The Smoke Wagon Blues Band has been performing on festival stages for two decades. Formed in 1996, the band became crowd favorites in Hamilton, Ontario’s famous Hess Village. Eight independent releases, international radio play, and a large local fan base propelled the band to venues across the continent. The group’s last three albums were award winning international hits reaching the top of the roots and blues charts and garnering 5-star reviews in blues magazines and blogs around the globe. The bands live performances have become the talk of the town at festivals across the province including the 2016 IBC’s in Memphis Tennessee where they became fan favorites during a three-night stand at Club 152 on Beale St. The bands past performances include: The Kitchener Blues Festival, Tim Hortons Southside Shuffle, Toronto TD Jazz Festival, Hamilton Blues with a Feeling Festival, Burlington Sound of music festival, West Coast Blues Festival, Sarnia Jazz & Blues in The Village Festival, Orangeville Jazz & Blues Festival, Kingston Limestone Blues Festival, Crossroads Blues Festival, and many more.
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