8th Annual Blues Summit Jan 20-23

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(Toronto, ON, Canada) – Blues Summit is Canada’s not-to-be-missed biennial forum for all members of the blues music community including artists, presenters, agents, festival bookers, event organizers, radio hosts and industry representatives of all kinds. Blues Summit Eight will take place January 20-23, 2017 in Toronto, ON, Canada at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre Hotel. The conference provides an opportunity for members of the community to connect as well as for artists to showcase in front of blues industry professionals. Blues Summit 8 will close with the 20th Annual Maple Blues Awards at the Royal Conservatory of Music’s Koerner Hall

Blues Summit showcasing provides artists an opportunity to perform for national and international festival/venue bookers, event organizers, promoters, industry representatives, members of the media and other musicians.

This year’s Blues Summit Eight Showcasing Artists include:

Angel Forrest | Montreal, QC
Bill Johnson | Victoria, BC
Blackburn | Toronto, ON
Carson Downey Band | Halifax, NS
Cecile Doo-Kingue | Montreal, QC
Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley | Toronto, ON
Digging Roots | Barrie, ON
Dione Taylor & The Backsliderz | Toronto, ON
Doug Cox and Sam Hurrie | Cumberland, BC
Harpdog Brown & The Travelin’ Blues Show | Vancouver, BC
Jesse Roper | Victoria, BC
John Campbelljohn | Dartmouth, NS
Justin Saladino Band | Montreal, QC
Ken Whiteley & Freedom Blues | Toronto, ON
Khari Wendell McLelland | Vancouver, BC
Michael Schatte | Toronto, ON
MonkeyJunk | Ottawa, ON
Rooster Davis Group | Edmonton, AB
Sons of Rhythm | Toronto, ON
Spencer MacKenzie | Ridgeway, ON
Steve Strongman Band | Hamilton, ON
Sunday Wilde | Atikokan, ON
The Distillery | Toronto, ON
Tim Williams | Calgary, AB
Whisky Legs | Quebec City, QC

For more information on Blues Summit Eight Showcasing, please go here.


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