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  • BACK TO WHERE IT ALL BEGAN - 50TH ANNIVERSARY   2019-06-22

    In celebration of the start of their 50th Anniversary, Juno Award winners, The Legendary Downchild Blues Band return to the infamous juke joint where it all began back in 1969, GROSSMAN'S TAVERN, for a very special ONE NIGHT ONLY up close and personal performance you don't want to miss.

    Who knows who might drop by.......

    Tickets are LIMITED, so get 'em while you can and be part of history!

    Tickets are ON SALE TOMORROW at 10:00 Am at BUY TICKETS.

    RICK FINES JOINS DOWNCHILD AS SPECIAL GUEST IN LINDSAY ON NOVEMBER 24TH   2018-11-11

    Award winning singer, songwriter and blues guitarist, Rick Fines has just been confirmed to open for The Legendary Downchild Blues Band on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Academy Theatre For The Performing Arts in Lindsay, ON.

    The popular Peterborough native, perhaps best known for his work as a member of Juno-nominated, Jackson Delta, will hit the stage at 8:00 Pm to kick off a BLUES PARTY you don't want to miss!!

    Tickets are ON SALE NOW at BUY TICKETS, by calling (705) 324-9111 and in person at the theatre box office.

    DOWNCHILD MEMBERS NOMINATED FOR 2018 MAPLE BLUES AWARDS   2018-11-02

    Congratulations to Downchild bassist Gary Kendall and keyboard player Michael Fonfara for their 2018 Maple Blues Award nominations!

    Kendall is nominated again this year for "Bassist of the Year", a non-voting category that is selected by the nominating panel.

    Michael Fonfara is nominated for the "Blues With A Feeling", a lifetime achievement award that is selected through voting by the general public.

    CAST YOUR VOTE for Fonfara in this much deserved category!

    The Maple Blues Awards are Canada’s national blues awards program. Its goal is to promote blues music across Canada, and to recognize outstanding achievement in the field.

    MEAFORD SHOW TOMORROW NIGHT SOLD OUT!   2018-10-26

    Downchild's performance at Meaford Hall on Saturday, October 27, 2018 is SOLD OUT.

    Tickets are still available for the band's upcoming performance at the Academy Theatre For The Performing Arts in Lindsay, ON on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at 8:00 Pm.

    Tickets for Lindsay can be purchaser at BUY TICKETS, by calling (705) 324-9111 and in person at the Academy Theatre box office.

    DOWNCHILD MAKES LONG AWAITED RETURN TO WINDSOR FOR BENEFIT PERFORMANCE   2018-10-24

    The Legendary Downchild Blues Band are excited to announce their highly anticipated return to Windsor, ON after many years, to headline a very special benefit in support of their old friend Kim Kelly and The Windsor Firefighters Toy Drive at the Olde Walkerville Theatre on Friday, December 7, 2018 at 8:00 Pm.

    Tickets go ON SALE Tuesday, October 31st at BUY TICKETS, by calling (519) 253-2929 and in person at the theatre box office.


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