Come to the Delta Blues Campfire
Sunday, January 15 3pm
Monarch's Pub - Delta Chelsea Hotel
33 Gerrard St W.
A nice warm-up to the Maple Blues Awards gala on Monday Night
The First Delta Blues Campfire was held in January 2007 as part of the Blues Summit. Pictured above (l to r.) Ken Whiteley, Mark "Bird" Stafford, Mr. Rick, Rick Fines, Danny Marks and host Brian Blain.
The Maple Blues Awards week-end always attracts a large number of blues artists from all over the country and The Blues Campfire is their chance to meet and jam with local players and other blues artists from outside Ontario. The Campfire has provide many artists with the first opportunity to jam with someone who's work they've admired with some of these connections have led to collaborations on recordings and tours.
The Blues Campfire is hosted by well-known blues editor/writer/guitar picker/bass player Brian Blain and has been a highlight of previous Blues Summits, OCFF and Folk Alliance conferences as well as festivals like Winterfolk and Harvest Jazz and Blues.
This year's campfire welcomes Maple Blues Awards nominees, presenters and guests to meet and jam in a casual setting.
This event is open to the public free of charge.