The Legendary Downchild Blues Band – 50th Anniversary Party

When

Jun 20

Location

Capitol Centre, 150 Main St E, North Bay, ON, Canada, P1B 1A8

Contact

boxoffice@capitolcentre.org

(705) 474-4747

Details

The Legendary Downchild Blues Band – 50th Anniversary Party

The Legendary Downchild Blues Band is having a 50th anniversary party and we want you to party with us along with some special guests! The show will take place on June 20th, 2021 at 7:30 P.M. at the Capitol Centre!

After 18 albums, countless awards and wowing sold?out audiences around the globe, THE LEGENDARY DOWNCHILD BLUES BAND are celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year with a brand?new show featuring hits like “Flip, Flop & Fly,” as well as fan favourites and hidden gems from throughout their illustrious career.

Downchild came to international prominence as the inspiration for Hollywood stars Dan Aykroyd and the late John Belushi’s hit film, The Blues Brothers. In fact, two Downchild songs, “Shotgun Blues” and “(I Got Everything I Need) Almost” were even covered on The Blues Brothers’ 1978 multi?platinum album Briefcase Full of Blues.

The band is lead by founder, Donnie “Mr. Downchild” Walsh on guitar and harmonica, singer Chuck Jackson, who also plays harmonica, tenor sax man Pat Carey, Michael Fonfara (who was a member of the early American rock supergroup Rhinoceros and Lou Reed’s band) plays keyboards, Gary Kendall on bass and drummer Mike Fitzpatrick.

With their signature jump?blues style and infectious, soulful sound, Juno Award winners Downchild deliver a live performance that is second to none, and this special anniversary show is one ? not to be missed!

 

 

 

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