Harpdog Brown and Yukon Slim returning to Joe’s

Harpdog Brown started playing blues in 1981 and never looked back.

BLUESMEN HARPDOG BROWN (shown) and Yukon Slim play Joe’s Garage on Jan. 18.

Harpdog Brown started playing blues in 1981 and never looked back.

He’s shared the stage with Matt Guitar Murphy, Pinetop Perkins, Tim Williams, Kenny Blues Boss Wayne, The Powder Blues Band, Willie Macallder, Jack deKezer, Fathead, Donald Ray Johnson, Morgan Davis and the late Dutch Mason.

In 1994 Harpdog won the prestigious Muddy Award, the only Canadian band to receive this honour. In 1995, he was nominated for a Juno Award for Best Blues Album.

Brown is a wonderfully gifted singer with a rich palette of colours and a imaginative harmonica player that takes traditional blues into the 20th century.

Brandon (Yukon Slim) Isaak began playing guitar in 1985 and through hard work and experience has matured into one of the most sought after roots guitar players in the country. He was the winner of the 2006 Indie Award and was nominated for a Juno Award the same year with his band The Twisters.

Real Blues Magazine has him in the top three blues guitar players in Canada. Brandon is also Juno Award winning Guitarist with his work on the CD Let It Loose with Kenny Wayne in 2007.

He has played with Joe Louis Walker, Kenny Wayne, Zora Young, Jeff Healey, Colin Linden, Amos Garrett, Big Dave Maclean, Stephen Fearing, Tom Wilson, Rusty Zinn and Lee Oskar.

Because of limitations set out in the rules for the special-occasions licence, tickets must be purchased in advance of the show and are available at Bop City. Tickets are limited.

This show is sponsored by The Society For Artistic Development Comox Valley, with a portion of the proceeds going to helping local artists develop their talent and to foster community spirit through the organization of preforming art events.

For details, phone 250-702-6456.

— Joe’s Garage

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