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  • DOWNCHILD WINS 2014 JUNO AWARD FOR NEW ALBUM "CAN YOU HEAR THE MUSIC"!!   2014-03-29

    Hot off the press.....it's official, Downchild has just been announced as the WINNER of the 2014 Juno Award for "Blues Album Of The Year" in Winnipeg tonight for their new album "Can You Hear The Music"!

    "Just thrilled to hear we won the Juno Award this year! I'd like to send out a big thanks to CARAS, Geoff Kulawick and everyone at Linus Entertainment, all the blues DJ's across Canada that have supported Downchild over the years and keep the music alive, Art Theberge, L Stu Young, Todd Littlefield at Diesel Management, our ELECTRIC blues fans from coast to coast and most importantly, my AMAZING band, Chuck, Pat, Fonf, Gary, Fitz and Peter Jeffery" says Donnie Walsh.

    "Can You Hear The Music" is available in stores or mail order your copy on-line at BUY NOW.

    FIRST SUMMER TOUR DATES ANNOUNCED FOR 2014!   2014-03-14

    Get your coolers ready.....the summer festival season is just around the corner and after a long, cold winter, we're all ready for some fun in the sun!

    The first of Downchild's summer performances have just been announced with their first stop at the BRAND NEW DURHAM BLUES FEST in Ajax, ON on June 14, 2014 at 10:00 Pm. TICKETS for the show are ON SALE NOW at BUY TICKETS

    Next stop on the CAN YOU HEAR THE MUSIC TOUR is Kirkland Lake, ON for Kirkland Lake Homecoming Week, where Downchild will performing as special guests with Colin James on June 28, 2014 at 8 Pm. Tickets go on sale April 4th at 8 Pm and can be purchased online at BUY TICKETS.

    Look forward to seeing everyone this summer at a show near you! More shows will be announced soon.

    CATCH DOWNCHILD IN PANAMA AND COSTA RICA THIS WINTER!   2014-02-05

    Heading to Panama or Costa Rica for your winter holidays and wanna have some extra FUN IN THE SUN?

    Don't miss Downchild performing LIVE at a variety of venues in Costa Rica AND at the Boquete Jazz & Blues Festival on Saturday, February 15, 2014!

    For all the latest show details, check out Downchild's 2014 Tour Schedule

    DOWNCHILD NOMINATED FOR 2014 JUNO AWARD   2014-02-04

    We're thrilled to announce that Downchild's BRAND NEW album "Can You Hear The Music" is nominated for a Juno Award as "Blues Album Of The Year"!

    The full list of nominees can be seen at 2014 Juno Award Nominees and the winner will be announced on March 23, 2014 at the Juno Award ceremony in Winnipeg.

    "Can You Hear The Music" is IN STORES NOW and available on iTunes at BUY NOW

    BENEFIT PERFORMANCE ON FEB. 1 IN PERTH   2014-01-06

    Downchild will play a benefit show in Perth, ON in support of the splash pad project on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at the Perth and Collegiate Institute Mason Theatre at 7 Pm.

    The splash pad project was initiated in July 2012 by a group of local residents and has been strongly supported by the Town of Perth. They have now raised over $60,000 through local fundraising initiatives and have secured grant funding from the Ontario Trillium Foundation, the Perth & District Community Foundation and Hydro One. The splash pad will be located at the Conlon Farm Recreation Complex in Perth and will be fully functional by the spring of 2014. It will be free to use, fully accessible to people with disabilities, and will help children and adults of all ages to achieve more physical activity.

    Tickets can be purchased at Burns Jewellers (66 Foster St.), by call 613-267-4466 or online at BUY TICKETS.


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