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The Music of Etta James

Sunday April 30, 2017 The Jazz Room, Waterloo Tickets: $25 Artists include: Cheryl Lescom Quisha Wint Danica Guenette Jimmy Boudreau Tim Louis Matt Lima David Wiffen Chris Latta

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Youth Legacy Showcase

DEADLINE FAST APPROACHING FOR ENTERING MONDAY APRIL 17, 2017 2017 Youth Legacy Showcase Sunday April 23, 2017 1:00 pm The Boathouse Kitchener, ON This competition will select the 2017 Youth Legacy representative. If your band wins, your song will be recorded, produced and added to this year’s Kitchener Blues Festival CD. And, we’ll start you […]

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2017 Youth Legacy Showcase

2017 Youth Legacy Showcase Sunday April 23, 2017 1:00 pm The Boathouse Kitchener, ON This competition will select the 2017 Youth Legacy representative. If your band wins, your song will be recorded, produced and added to this year’s Kitchener Blues Festival CD. And, we’ll start you off with your first paid gig – Saturday’s Festival […]

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You could win tickets to the 1st Annual KW Blues Music Reunion!

You could win tickets to the 1st Annual KW Blues Music Reunion! The 1st Annual KW Blues Music Reunion, featuring The Jordan Patterson Band and Jon Knight and Soulstack, takes place Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016.  You could win a pair of tickets to the show and a CD, courtesy of Jordan Patterson! Better yet, contestants who are members of the […]

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2016 TD Kitchener Blues Festival Calendars – your way!

The boffins at GRBS Research Labs have been burning the midnight oil creating custom calendars for the 2016 TD Kitchener Blues Festival. The festival does provide an on-line schedule and apps for major platforms, but we know that some people prefer to integrate calendars with the systems they use daily. If you prefer a printed […]

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Slide Guitar and Looper Pedal Clinic with Dan Walsh

The Grand River Blues Society, in partnership with The Guitar Corner, is presenting another workshop in our musical instruction series. Canadian singer/songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Dan Walsh will share his “sizable guitar prowess” in an instructional Slide Guitar and Looper Effects Pedal Clinic. $15 (includes a copy of Dan’s “JJ” CD) GRBS members will receive a $5 […]

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Nine acts compete to win a spot in the 2016 International Blues Challenge!

The Grand River Blues Society (GRBS) is hosting a regional competition to select its representatives for the 2016 International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis. Spectators are welcome to come and enjoy an afternoon of great blues! The regional competition will take place at Bobby O’Brien’s Irish Pub in Kitchener on Sunday, September 20th, 2015 from 12pm to […]

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2015 KBF Electronic Schedules now available

We are pleased to provide the 2015 KBF electronic schedule in iCalendar format.  Use the links listed below to add the calendar directly in your calendar application, or download the files and import them. KBF 2015 Complete Schedule KBF 2015 Main Stage Schedule KBF 2015 OLG Stage Schedule KBF 2015 BIA Stage Schedule   Prefer […]

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2015 KBF printable schedules now available!

We are pleased to provide you printable schedules for the 2015 Kitchener Blues Festival. The schedules are in PDF format. They are also suitable for viewing on your mobile device. Full 2015 KBF schedule Suitable for printing on 2 double-sided sheets       Full 2015 KBF schedule, suitable for folding This version has the […]

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2015 Grand River Blues Society Annual General Meeting

Come for the meeting, stay for the show! Sunday, May 3, 2015 1 pm The Boathouse 57 Jubilee Drive, Kitchener ON All members of the Grand River Blues Society (GRBS) are once again welcomed and urged to come out to our upcoming Annual General Meeting. This is an opportunity for you to hear from the […]

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