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.
Son Roberts will take his band to the internationally acclaimed Beauport en Blues Festival - July, 21st.Gary Kendall, bass, Jake Chisholm, guitar, Jesse Whiteley, keysand Duncan "Sugar" McBain, drums, will join Son to deliver a rollicking 90 minute set of original and cover tunes. Click on the image for more.
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Vocal Sensation TALL GRASS joins NuBLue Mondays for Gospel, Folk and Soul Soiree!
Son Roberts and the band are looking forward to a rousing evening of three part harmony song and swing when Tall Grass takes the stage as Son's Special Guests, TONIGHT June 11th, at the Trane.
This dynamic trio of talented and versatile singers (from left, Chloe Watkinson, Kate Roberts and Gail Roberts) have been making a name for themselves at The Reservoir Lounge and Grossman's, among other revered Toronto venues. Tall Grass brings gospel, folk, country and soul standards alive with grace, style and sass. Hell yes, these ladies can sing! Click on the photo for more from the outfit's publicist, The Bohemian Group.
Danny Marks welcomes Son Roberts to BLUZ-FM on Toronto's JAZZ.FM91
Danny Marks is the host of one of Canada's most respected and widely recognized Blues radio programs, BLUZ-FM, heard every Saturday night from 8pm to Midnight.
Danny's long career in music dates back to the sixties as a founding member of Capitol Records' group, Edward Bear.
He has hosted his own nation-wide TV show, Stormy Monday, starred in
CBC radio's hit series the Hum Line, and recorded two original music
albums, Guitarchaeology and True, before paying tribute to Toronto's R&B roots with yet another CD, Big Town Boy. Guests on Danny's show have comprised a veritable Who's Who of Blues and Roots music heavyweights including Robbie Robertson and Colin Linden. Stayed tuned for air times.