Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Award-winning WCMA artist at Bozzini's March 23
Released by Mano, Bozzini's Restaurant/Copy by M Thibault, Osoyoos BC/Photo courtesy of C. Kuntz
randon made his Bozzini's debut last September along with Harpdog Brown. However, Brandon is able to put on one hell of a solo show as I'm sure those there that night & those who have seen Brandon elsewhere can attest.
"What separates Brandon from the rest of the pack besides his world-class musicianship and song writing, is his ability to connect and involve the audience in his live shows," said M. Thibault from Osoyoos, BC.
In 2010 Brandon was nominated for Song Writer Of The Year by the Maple Blues Awards. This honour recognized him as being one of Canada’s top songwriters.
He was also one of Canada’s 13 song writers picked to write a road song about their province/territory for the CBC’s, great Canadian Song Quest 2011.
Brandon has just released his first solo album entitled; “Bluesman’s Plea”. Don’t let the title fool you; this is a very versatile and diverse roots album that truly reflects the music that he plays in his “Live” performances.
The song’s showcase Ragtime, Delta Blues, Piedmont, Gospel as well as Swing styles. This album has just been nominated for a Western Canadian Music Award for 2012 Best Blues Album Of The Year.
Brandon is also known as the front man and main songwriter/guitar player for the Popular Canadian Jump band (The Twisters) based out of Vancouver, Canada.
Over the years Brandon has had a chance to play with some of his favourite musicians and main influences, such as: Corey Harris, Guy Davis, Taj Mahal, Colin Linden, Harrison Kennedy, Serena Ryder, The Sojourners and Jim Byrnes as well as electric greats like… Jeff Healy, Joe Louis Walker, Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, and Chicago Blues Diva Zora Young just to name a few.
Brandon's affinity for the rawness and spontaneity of the blues is second to none, as anyone who has had the privilege of being a part of his audience will tell you. He brings a firebrand style of guitar as well as incredibly stirring vocals that truly has to be witnessed to be appreciated!
He is VERY much
in the moment as he rips it up, and we know you'll be impressed with
the caliber of showmanship within his performance of songs & stories
by this great Canadian artist.
When: Wednesday March 23 - Doors open at 6pm Show 7:30pm
Where: Bozzini's Restaurant 45739 Hocking Ave., Chilliwack
Tickets $15 available now.