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.
Sunday, August 21, 2011
DYLAN WICKENS & THE GRAND NATURALS - SARAH FRENCH PUBLICITY
Dylan Wickens & The Grand Naturals
News and Upcoming Performances
"Thank you to the Kitchener Blues Festival and all of our friends and fans who came to see us performing at this incredible, world-class festival. It is so great to be able to entertain people in my hometown."
Dylan Wickens & The "Little Naturals" Highway 61 Southern BBQ 1620 Bayview Avenue
8:00 p.m. -11:00 p.m.
Dylan Wickens (guitar and vocals) has twice won the Toronto Blues Society Talent Search in his previous bands, Dylan Wickens Band and also Wickens-Knight.
In 2006 he also received a nomination for New Artist of the Year at the Maple Blues Awards.
Cassius Pereira (drums) has toured the world extensively, beginning his playing career with friend Philip Sayce before moving on to occupy the drum chair
with The Jeff Healey Band, George Leach, and eventually found himself playing drums for a lengthy spell with contemporary country pop artist, Johnny Reid.
Harpo Peterson (bass and vocals) has provided the bottom end for numerous artists, notably Wickens-Knight, David Wilcox and Philip Sayce.
Tortoise Blue (organ, harmonica and vocals) is a Maple Blues Award Winner, and JUNO Award Nominee. Tortoise's performing and recording credits include Tony D., Big Daddy G, JW Jones, and Dutch Mason.
Tattoo Black is available via mail order on the web site, and is also available for download on iTunes.