This not your usual Christmas Show with the standard Christmas Carols. This show is a collection of traditional Blues Christmas Tunes from the 20's, 30's, 40's 50's and 60's by the likes of Louis Jordan, Big Joe Turner, BB King, Eric Clapton, Charles Brown andEtta James plus many more.
The Tribute to the Blues Songs of Christmas gives you a look into the souls of these fabulous Christmas Blues songs written by the legends of the blues. This show played to sold out houses and standing ovations in Alberta last winter and had rave reviews on the Vancouver Island shows. This is the first opportunity and only appearance in Greater Vancouver area.
UNCLE WIGGLY’S HOT SHOES BLUES BAND have been around since 1978, are former RCA Recording Artists and members of the Victoria Music Hall of Fame. They toured extensively in the 80′s opening for such legends as Muddy Waters, Joe Cocker, James Cotton, Koko Taylor and Paul Butterfield to name a few. This past January 2015 they won the chance to represent BC in Memphis at the International Blues Challenge.
The band is made up of: Hank (Uncle Wiggly) Lionhart – Vocals, Mark Comerford – Guitar, Andy Graffiti– Drums, Lonnie Glass – Bass, Wynn Gogol - Keyboards, Deb Rhymer – Vocals, Bryn Badel - Trumpet, Dave Rowse – Sax, Wayne Kozak – Sax, and very special guest this year Randy Oxford from Seattle an amazing Trombone Player who is the host of the Big Blues Bender and the East Coast Blues Cruise.
You do not want to miss this refreshing take on a Christmas Show.