A cross-reference to the first overnight radio show (CKCU 93.1 FM) placing a heavy emphasis on Canadian blues and fusions of same (2007-2012). From 2012-2014, "Rockin' the Blues from Canada" was broadcast on CHMR 93.5 FM (where it originated in 2005 as "Patchwork Blues"). This 'blog' was born in 2004 as a promotional tool for arts-related news when Geocites reclaimed its free websites.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011
JON KNIGHT AND THE SOULSTACK - NEWS AND UPCOMING PERFORMANCES
Jon Knight and The Soulstack News and Upcoming Performances May 2011
Recently back to blues and roots music forms, here are the gritty swamp-roots group of Jon Knight and The Soulstack. Featuring Jon Knight, the multiple award winning frontman, singer and songwriter of former band Wickens-Knight.
A prolific song-writer, soulful singer and accomplished guitarist, Knight has garnered multiple awards for contributions to contemporary blues music, including winning the Toronto Blues Society's 2005 "National Talent Search" with the popular band Wickens-Knight and nominations for Maple Blues Awards.
Jon Knight and The Soulstack are currently recording a new album featuring a tight line-up of musicians includingMark Wessenger on hammond organ and piano, Josh Knight on Bass, and Andre Tellier on Drums.