Entertainment

Musical partners reuniting for one night

LONGTIME MUSICAL PARTNERS Doug Cox and Sam Hurrie reunite this Saturday at the Cumberland Hotel. - PHOTO SUBMITTED
LONGTIME MUSICAL PARTNERS Doug Cox and Sam Hurrie reunite this Saturday at the Cumberland Hotel.
— image credit: PHOTO SUBMITTED

Doug Cox and Sam Hurrie are reuniting for one special night at the Cumberland Hotel on Dec. 15.

Together, they have been called "Zen masters of Canadian Roots music."

They performed together with their band and as a duo for eight years. They were signed to the Northern Blues label, recorded two award-winning CDs together and toured throughout Canada and parts of Europe.

Doug and Sam also hosted the blues jam at the dearly departed Edge Pub in Comox for seven years every Wednesday night with musical compadre Todd Butler.

Separately, their musical resumes cover the musical gamut, from Hurrie's early performances with the likes of Jimi Hendrix and later, Honeyboy Edwards, to Cox's musical adventures with musicians like Long John Baldry, Vishwa Mohan Bhatt and even Led Zep's John Paul Jones!

These two West Coast musicians have always had a very copacetic musical relationship and are thrilled to be visiting each others musical chops again after all these years.

Don't miss a great reunion of blues and rock and roll with Doug, Sam and their band at the Cumberland Hotel this Saturday. There will be no cover charge.

For more information, call 250-336-8844.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

BC/DC coming to rock the Waverley
 
Final art show of the year at Pearl Ellis Gallery doubles as a fundraiser
 
Christmas contra dance in Merville
Raise The Barn Fundraiser helping Ellison family
 
Amrik Virk advised Kwantlen on secret executive bonus
 
Anything is possible with entirely improvised Christmas play, Miracle on Paper Street
Ballet Victoria gives gift to families
 
Warming to Winter with the Sooke Philharmonic
 
Bringing the house down

Community Events, November 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Nov 27 edition online now. Browse the archives.