Legendary blues band Downchild at the 2015 Maple Blues Awards! 2015-01-14
The 18th annual Maple Blues Awards is set to kick off on Monday, January 19 at Koerner Hall in Toronto, and Downchild are poised for another big night!
No strangers to the Awards, the band will be performing at the show in addition to their nominations — Downchild have combined for 5 total nods this year, including:
— Electric Act of the Year
— Male Vocalist of the Year, Chuck Jackson
— Horn Player of the Year, Pat Carey
— Recording/Producer of the Year, Don Walsh
— Blues With A Feeling (Lifetime Achievement), Michael Fonfara
Thank you to all the fans who registered to vote for Downchild in these categories! Limited tickets for the event are still available for online purchase from The Royal Conservatory — be sure to check what is available and come celebrate another great year of Canadian blues!
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. This year's gala will be hosted by Danny Marks, and performers in addition to Downchild include Angel Forrest, Brandon Isaak, Harpdog Brown, Steve Hill, Joel Johnson and the Maple Blues Band, don't miss it!
VOTE FOR DOWNCHILD AT THE MAPLE BLUES AWARDS 2014-12-01
The Legendary Downchild Blues Band is nominated for five Maple Blues Awards this year in the following categories:
Electric Act Of The Year
Male Vocalist Of The Year (Chuck Jackson)
Recording/Producer Of The Year (Donnie "Mr. Downchild" Walsh/Can You Hear The Music)
Blues With A Feeling Award (Lifetime Achievement Award) (Michael Fonfara)
Horn Player Of The Year (Pat Carey)
Cast your VOTE for Downchild at VOTE NOW.
Voting ends on Friday, December 5, 2015 at 12:00 Am (PST)!
STAR STUDDED LINE UP JOINS DOWNCHILD FOR 45TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION AT MASSEY HALL ON NOVEMBER 8th 2014-11-06
The Legendary Downchild Blues Band will celebrate their 45th Anniversary in style, with a down home blues party at Massey Hall in Toronto on Saturday, November 8, 2014 at 8 Pm, that's sure to be the talk of the town.
Downchild will be joined on stage by Canada's Queen of rock, the one and only Sass Jordan, Juno-Award winning super group MonkeyJunk, Louisiana Music Hall of Famer and former member of Downchild, Kenny Neal, award winning blues singer/songwriter and harp player Paul Reddick, and guitar wizard Philip Sayce, who will perform as part of a tribute to our dear friend, the late, great Jeff Healey, alongside very special guests Tom Lavin & Powder Blues.
Ticket are On Sale Now and Selling Fast!
Tickets Can Be Purchased Through The Roy Thomson Hall Box Office, By Calling 416-872-4255 and On-Line At BUY NOW.
Watch: classic Downchild video "Bop 'Til I Drop" 2014-10-23
We're happy to share with you the official video for "Bop 'Til I Drop" — a single from Downchild's 1987 album It's Been So Long. Shot in 1988 by director/producer Scott Eldridge, the video features former lead singer and co–founder Hock Walsh and a cast of several notable Canadian musicians and artists... who do you recognize?
45TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW ANNOUNCED IN MONTREAL ON NOVEMBER 2ND 2014-10-07
We had such a great time in Montreal that we're coming back to celebrate our 45th Anniversary with a not to be missed performance featuring The Legendary Downchild Blues Band with very special guests Tom Lavin & Powder Blues at Club Soda on Sunday, November 2, 2014 at 8 Pm.
Ticket for this EXCLUSIVE performance are ON SALE NOW!
Tickets can be purchased at the Club Soda Box Office, By Calling 514-286-1010 and On-Line At BUY NOW.