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Toronto Blues Society Celebrates 35 with National Arts Centre!


 

TBS celebrates its 35th Anniversary as part of the National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts #CanadaPerforms, Road to Canada Day on Monday, June 15, 7pm. Concert presented in association with Music by the Bay Live. Live from the Small World Music Centre with Jenie Thai (7pm) and Jack de Keyzer (8pm), both in trio format. Concert live streamed on both The Toronto Blues Society and National Arts Centre / Centre national des Arts Facebook page. Supported by Facebook Canada, The #RoadToCanadaDay series will feature performing artists scheduled to perform at festival venues across Canada.
RSVP page here.
Live stream can be re-watched from here.
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Jenie Thai

Born in Chiang Mai, Thailand and raised outside of Edmonton, Canada, Jenie Thai is building a musical presence throughout the country through the electric energy she displays on stage and the old soul that’s conveyed through her songwriting. Vocally, she has been compared to Eva Cassidy, but soaks in the musical influences of Tom Waits, Bonnie Raitt, Memphis Slim, and Nina Simone. A performer, song-writer, singer, and instrumentalist: Jenie Thai combines her love of the traditional piano blues, sixties R+B, and great American songwriters to produce a unique charm as a roots and blues musician on the national and international scene.

You can support Jenie by donating to her virtual tip jar the day of the live stream:
E-transfer: jeniethai@gmail.com
Paypal: paypal.me/jeniethai
Jack de Keyzer

Two-Time Juno Award Winner, Seven-Time Maple Blues Award Winner; guitarist, singer, songwriter Jack de Keyzer plays the blues worldwide. Jack has released 10 CDs, 1 DVD, and played on hundreds of recordings and live sessions with artists ranging from Etta James to Ronnie Hawkins and Bo Diddley to Blue Rodeo. Jack has brought audiences to their feet at much major Jazz and Blues Festivals including the Montreal Jazz Fest, Blues Sur Seine (France) The Ottawa Blues Festival and Puerto Blues, (Mexico). “The finest blues guitarist in Canada.” – Jeff Healey

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The Toronto Blues Society acknowledges the annual support of the Ontario Arts Council, the City of Toronto through the Toronto Arts Council and the Department of Canadian Heritage, and project support from FACTOR< and the Government of Canada through the Department of Canadian Heritage (Canada Music Fund) and of Canada’s Private Broadcasters, The Canada Council for the Arts, the SOCAN Foundation, SOCAN, the Ontario Media Development Corporation, and the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.

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