Like a port city where cultures and histories collied, so Port Cities fuse divergent styles and experiences in a singular roots-rock sound.
Port Cities - The Idea Of You
Port Cities - Back To The Bottom (Searchlight 2016)
Port Cities - Astronaut
Port Cities - Only An Island
Port Cities - On The Nights You Stay Home
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017
Legendary blues guitarist, Jim Byrnes, began his career in 1964 at the age of 13 and performed professionally for the first time in 1964. Since that time, he has received 18 music awards starting in 1991 with Blues/Gospel album of the year, followed by two Juno awards for blues album of the year, one in 2006 and the other in 2011. He's won the Maple Blues Award four times and Best Western Canadian Music Award for blues album. Truly a virtuoso of the blues who also tells a great story or two. Not to be missed.
Jim Byrnes | Cross Road Blues
Jim Byrnes - "Walk On Boy"
Jim Byrnes | The Journey Home
Sunday, December 3, 2017
Here for a return date, Trevor has been a favourite of the Slave Lake crowd. Fun loving with catchy country tunes, it's hard not to enjoy an evening in the company of this great performer.
Trevor Panczak - For A Girl (Official Video)
Trevor Panczak - Tan Line (Official Video) Hot Summer Video
I Curl - Trevor Panczak - Edmonton, AB - July 22, 2014 - Rexall Place
Jesse Roper - Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018
A lively entertainer, Jesse and his band play a blues rock that is sure to get you jumping in your seats. A busy touring musician Jesse returns to Slave Lake after quitting his job on the rigs to pursue a music career full-time. (Some of you might have heard him at Dom's or on the main stage at the North Country Fair.) His first album, Red Rider, earned him a nomination for a West Coast Music Award for best blues recording.
Jesse Roper at Royal Theatre
Jesse Roper - Hurricane's Eye
The Roper Show - "Yukon Girl" (Official Music Video)
The|Seen - Jesse Roper - Shiny Round Nickel
Christopher Hall - Comic Orchestra
Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018
Christopher was the former principal clarinet for the Orchesre Metropolitan in Montreal who found joking around while sitting waiting to play as much fun as the actual playing. So, he combined them as a comedian. As a comedian, he's appeared on "Just for Laughs" and various television and radio shows both in French and English. If you'd like to combine a little high culture with a lot of laughs, this is the show for you.
Christopher Hall Comic Orchestra
Thursday, March 22, 2017 Black Umfolosi were formed in 1982 by school friends in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe. they named themselves after the Umfolozi Omnyama River in South Africa the origin of their ancestors. Their performances are energy driven and completely engaging that combine intricate rhythms with a full range of movements from subtle to vibrant stomping and leaping. Sure to be fun for the whole family.
The Black Umfolosi - Gumboot Dance
The Black Umfolosi - Uthando
Saturday, April 14, 2107
Sweat flies and floorboards tremble – Union Duke is a Toronto folk quintet with an explosive live show. Bridging soulful indie rock with bluegrass and country, the group belts out soaring harmonies. A heartbreak of twang and a bootshake of rock and roll, Union Duke is two fifths city, two fifths country, and one fifth whiskey.
UNION DUKE - Up To Me / That Old Feeling
Union Duke - Help Me Push My Blue Days Away | Live in Bellwoods