On Stage / Blues

Downchild Blues Band 50th Anniversary Show

The Longest 50th Anniversary Ever!

April 1 - 7:30 PM
$54.00 + taxes and fees

The Longest 50th Anniversary Tour is dedicated to the band’s long‐time keyboard player, Michael Fonfara (Lou Reed), who pass away earlier this year.

Downchild released their acclaimed 50th Anniversary Live At The Toronto Jazz Festival album, featuring special guests Dan Aykroyd, Paul Shaffer, David Wilcox, Kenny Neal, Gene Taylor and Erja Lyytinen, on October 16, 2020, including their first vinyl release in over 30 years.

Downchild is a Canadian blues institution with an international reputation. They have shared the stage with blues icons B.B. King, Buddy Guy and John Lee Hooker to name a few and have performed around the world, leaving fans thoroughly entertained wherever the go.

The band is lead by founder, Donnie “Mr. Downchild” Walsh on guitar and harmonica, singer Chuck Jackson, who also plays harmonica, tenor sax man Pat Carey, Gary Kendall on bass, drummer Jim Casson and keyboard player Tyler Yarema.

Special Guest: 2022 Juno Nominee Miss Emily