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  • NEW 2016 THEATRE SHOWS ANNOUNCED IN KINGSTON, OAKVILLE AND ST. CATHARINES   2015-12-15

    The Legendary Downchild Blues Band have added three new performances to their tour schedule in March/April 2016!

    30/03/16 - Oakville Centre For The Performing Arts - Oakville, ON
    31/03/16 - FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre - St. Catharines, ON
    01/04/16 - Grand Theatre - Kingston, ON

    Celebrate Christmas with Downchild.....tickets make for an ideal stocking stuffer for the blues lover in your family!

    Tickets for OAKVILLE are on sale now at BUY TICKETS.

    Tickets for the ST. CATHARINES show are on sale now at BUY TICKETS.

    Tickets for KINGSTON are on sale now at BUY TICKETS.

    DOWNCHILD PERFORMS WITH SPECIAL GUEST DAN AYKROYD AT ST. LAWRENCE FILM FESTIVAL - 35TH ANNIVERSARY SCREENING OF THE BLUES BROTHERS HIT FILM!   2015-10-12

    Downchild will be performing a very special show as part of the opening gala of the St. Lawrence Film Festival at the Canadian Museum Of History in Gatineau, QC, on Thursday, October 22, 2015, to celebrate the 35th Anniversary screening of the The Blues Brothers film.

    The films star, Dan Aykroyd will be the host for the evening and will join Downchild on stage for a not to be missed LIVE performance!

    The gala opens at 6:00 Pm and Downchild will perform at 9:00 Pm.

    Proceeds from the event will benefit the RCMP Foundation.

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    Tickets Can Be Purchased At BUY TICKETS.

    DOWNCHILD RETURNS TO ALBERTA TO PLAY FESTIVAL PLACE ON NOVEMBER 21   2015-08-11

    The Legendary Downchild Blues Band will return to one of their favourite haunts, Festival Place in Sherwood Park, AB, for a NOT TO BE MISSED performance on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 7:30 Pm.

    Ticket are On Sale Now!

    Tickets Can Be Purchased Through The Festival Place Box Office, By Calling 780-449-3378 and On-Line At BUY NOW.

    DOWNCHILD TO PERFORM IN TORONTO AT ONTARIO'S CELEBRATION ZONE ON JULY 10 DURING PAN AM GAMES    2015-06-19


    The Legendary Downchild Blues Band will perform a FREE CONCERT at Ontario’s Celebration Zone at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre on Friday, July 10, 2015 at 5 Pm.

    Ontario’s Celebration Zone at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre will showcase 38 days of the Best of Ontario, July 10 to August 16, 2015, with lots to do and see for FREE, including nightly concerts, live entertainment, culinary showcases, kids programming and an amazing 400 foot zipline.

    LEGENDARY BLUES BAND DOWNCHILD AT 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!

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    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!


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