NEW DOWNCHILD SHOWS ANNOUNCED FOR 2013! 2013-05-30
After a fantastic show headlining the Illuminaqua Blues Festival in Welland, ON earlier this month, the Legendary Downchild Blues Band are back in action and thrilled to announce more new shows 2013!
New dates include:
July 17 - Meaford Hall - Meaford, ON
July 18 - Huntsville Festival Of The Arts - Huntsville, ON
Aug. 3 - Canal Days - Port Colborne, ON
Sept. 13 - Wasaga Beach Blues Festival - Wasaga Beach, ON
Oct. 3 - Charles W. Stockey Centre - Parry Sound, ON
Oct. 4 - Capitol Centre - North Bay, ON
Nov. 1 - Festival Place - Sherwood Park, AB
Nov. 16 - Centrepointe Theatre - Ottawa, ON
Nov. 23 - Hamilton Place - Hamilton, ON,
For more information and on sale dates see TOUR DATES
Downchild is hard at work recording a NEW album that will be released this fall.
FIRST SHOW OF THE YEAR.....JUMP INTO SPRING WITH DOWNCHILD AT THE ILLUMINAQUA BLUES FESTIVAL! 2013-04-16
After taking a well deserved winter break chillin' in the sun, Donnie "Mr. Downchild" Walsh is back home and gearing up the legendary Downchild Blues Band for their NOT TO BE MISSED first show of the year!
Downchild is headlining the Illiminaqua Blues Festival on Saturday, May 18, 2013 at 9:00 Pm at Merritt Park in Welland, ON
The spectacular Iluminaqua waterfront venue showcases Downchild on a floating stage on the Welland Canal in an ideal amphitheatre setting.
Tickets ON SALE NOW!
Tickets can be purchased on-line at BUY NOW
For further information see www.illuminaqua.com
DOWNCHILD BASSIST WINS MAPLE BLUES AWARD 2013-01-21
Once again this year, longtime Downchild bassist, Gary Kendall was named "Bassist Of The Year" at the 16th Annual Maple Blues Awards in Toronto.
Congratulations to Gary for his ironman streak at the Awards!
For further information see Maple Blues Awards
"I GOT EVERYTHING I NEED (ALMOST) FEATURED ON CBC TELEVISIONS DRAGONS' DEN 2012-10-25
Well, the Stilt Guys didn't get the money they were after from the Dragon's but they did make a grand exit as the Blues Guys to Downchild's "I Got Everything I Need (Almost)" last night on Dragons' Den
If you missed Dragons' Den on October 24th, you can catch Episode 5 on-line at Dragons' Den.
OTTAWA CITIZEN SAYS DOWNCHILD DELIVERS A HEAPING SERVING OF REAL BLUES AT BLUESFEST 2012-07-19
It's been a long time since Downchild performed at Ottawa Bluesfest and they put on one hell of a show and had the packed house on their feet all night long!
For the full Downchild review, check out OTTAWA CITZEN BLUESFEST REVIEW.