ZEB NEWS from Montreal: May 27, 2008

Brian Slack zeb@vl.videotron.ca
Tue May 27 15:53:40 EDT 2008


***MONTREAL BLUES SOCIETY CD SPOTLIGHT - NEW EVERY WEEK***
	Visit: http://www.bluesmontreal.com

	Next MBS raffle for members is June 10
	Garrett Mason @ Bourbon Street West
	Have a chance to win John Lee Hooker's 4 CD box set "Hooker" 

	What's new: http://www.bluesmontreal.com/whatsnew.html
	http://www.bluesmontreal.com/member.html	
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Fusion 3 distribution present:

MARCIA BALL - Peace, Love & BBQ (Alligator Records)
	http://www.fusion3.com/works/ALCD_4922/

ANTHONY GOMES - Music Is The Medicine (Ruf Records)
	http://www.fusion3.com/works/RUF_1138/

2006 CD spotlights: http://www.bluesmontreal.com/cd-en.html
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T O P   S T O R I E S:
- Angel Forrest at Bourbon Street West
- Eric Clapton & Robert Randolph at the Bell Center
- Carl Tremblay in Gatineau
- Clio & The BluesHighway in Beauport
- John Campbelljohn in Becancourt
- Garrett Mason in Val D'Or
- World Guitar Festival in Rouyn-Noranda this week
- Festival lineups revealed
- Lys Blues Award nominees announced


S H O W S
T U E S D A Y   N I G H T   B L U E S   S E R I E S
ANGEL FORREST
Tuesday, May 27, 8:30 p.m.
Bourbon Street West, 1866 Sources Blvd., Pte-Claire, QC, 514-695-6545

	Upcoming:
	June 3	BAD BOYZ BOOGIE
			http://www.badboyzboogie.net/
	June 10	GARRETT MASON (Nova Scotia)
	June 17	MONKEY JUNK (Ottawa)
			New band featuring Tony D. & Steve Marriner
	June 24	**No blues night**


ERIC CLAPTON & ROBERT RANDOLPH
http://ericclapton.com/splash/index.html
Wednesday, May 28
Bell Centre, Montreal, QC

CARL TREMBLAY
Wednesday, May 28
Le Troquet, 41 rue de Laval, Gatineau (Vieux Hull), QC

CLIO & THE BLUESHIGHWAY  
Friday, May 30 mai
Manoir Montmorency, Beauport, QC

JIMMY JAMES
Friday, May 30 & Saturday, May 31
http://www.bistroajojo.com/programmation.php
Bistro à Jojo, 1627 St.Denis St., Montreal, QC, 514-843-5015 

Friday, May 30 - Blues Stomp
Saturday, May 31 - Steve Rowe
Smoke Meat Pete, 283, 1st Avenue, Île Perrot, QC, 514-425-6068
 
JOHN CAMPBELLJOHN (Cape Breton)
www.campbelljohn.com
Saturday, May 31
Moulin Michel de Gentilly, 675 Bécancour Blvd., Gentilly sector, QC

GARRETT MASON
www.garrettmason.com
Saturday, May 31
Bar Bistro L’Entracte, 143 Perreault, Val-d'Or, QC  Info: (819) 825-9078

GEORGE THOROGOOD
Saturday, May 31
Club Bourbon St. North, St-Adèle, QC

For complete local show listings:
http://www.bluesmontreal.com/calendrier.html


F E S T I V A L S   &   E V E N T S
FESTIVAL DES GUITARES DU MONDE EN ABITIBI-TÉMISCAMINGUE
http://www.fgmat.com/

Featuring: Johnny Winter, Garrett Mason, John Campbelljohn, Bruce Cockburn, 
America, Ottmar Liebert, California guitar trio, Shawn Phillips, Peppino 
Dagostino trio and more

	INFO-FESTIVAL: 819.797.8288 / 1 877.997.8288


WEST ISLAND BLUES FESTIVAL, June 17, 2008
http://www.westislandbluesfestival.com/

	Pre-blues festival shows
	Garrett Mason (Nova Scotia)
	Tuesday, June 10 at Bourbon Street West, Pointe-Claire, QC

	Bob Walsh
	Friday, June 16 at Salle Pauline-Julien, QC

2008 lineup featuring:
Dawn Tyler Watson & Paul Deslauriers, Paul Deslauriers Band, Mike Deway, 
Errol & Chris Blues Band, Late Night Blues Band and many more


THE FESTIBLUES INTERNATIONAL DE MONTRÉAL ANNOUNCES THE 6 SEMI-FINALISTS OF THE
10TH ANNUAL CONCOURS DE LA RELÈVE EN BLUES MARCHÉ CENTRAL!
www.festiblues.com/releve
Saturday, July 14, 7:00 p.m.
Ahuntsic-Cartierville Cultural Centre

This year, the semi-finalists are: Triniland (St-Georges de Windsor), Power
Stroke Blues Band (Amherst), Fishing Crew (Montreal), Crossroad (Drummondville),
Slim Wood (Les Coteaux) and Mélanie Charrier (Montreal). Three of them will be
chosen during the semi-finals to perform at the finals on the Festiblues big
stage, August 7 to 10, 2008. An independent jury from the Blues-sur-Seine
festival in France will also be there to select one of the three finalists. This
jury will award the chosen band a OFQJ/Blues sur Seine prize that will take them
directly to the Festival Blues-sur-Seine this November in Mantes-la-Jolie, a
suburb of Paris.


29th ANNUAL BLUES MUSIC AWARDS WINNERS
http://www.blues.org/bluesmusicawards/index.php4

 
TREMBLANT CELEBRATES 15 YEARS OF BLUES WITH MORE THAN 150 FREE SHOWS
http://ww1.tremblant.ca/blues/en/index.asp
July 4 - 13, 2008

For its 15th birthday, Tremblant International Blues Festival will include
several big names – such as Texas blues legend Johnny Winter, Ana Popovic &
slide master Sonny Landreth and many artists who were featured in recent
editions of the event, plus various concept shows bringing together on stage
several well-known artists. The website will be updated frequently between now
and the event, so visit often!

Newly announced: PINETOP PERKINS WITH THE WILLE BIG EYES SMITH BAND CELEBRATING
PINETOP'S 95th BIRTHDAY AT TREMBLANT, ROOMFUL OF BLUES, THE ACOUSTIC BLUES
SUMMIT RETURNS WITH RYAN LEBLANC, HOT TODDY, STEVE MARRINER, GUITAR EXPLOSION 
WITH PAUL DESLAURIERS, TREVOR FINLAY & STEVE STRONGMAN, DAWN TYLER WATSON & 
PAUL DESLAURIERS, KEB MO, JOHN HAMMOND, THE JEFF HEALEY TRIBUTE

Notice to young musicians: enter the festival's Galaxie Rising Stars competition
http://ww1.tremblant.ca/blues/en/concours.asp


THE MONTREAL INTERNATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL PRESENTS THE INDOOR LINEUP
http://www.montrealjazzfest.com/Fijm2008/accueil_fr.aspx
June 26 - July 6, 2008

ARETHA FRANKLIN, STEELY DAN, ROBBEN FORD, JAMES TAYLOR, HARRY MANX, JORDAN
OFFICER, DON ROSS, WOODY ALLEN AND HIS NEW ORLEANS JAZZ BAND, THE BLIND BOYS OF
ALABAMA, THE DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND, KEB' MO' SOLO, TAJ MAHAL, BETTYE LAVETTE &
25e ANNIVERSAIRE JUSTIN TIME : A NIGHT TO REMEMBER BILLY BANG, RANEE LEE, LE
MONTREAL JUBILATION CHOIR, CORAL EGAN, YANNICK RIEU, CHET DOXAS, LORRAINE
KLAASEN, DAWN TYLER WATSON ET PAUL DESLAURIERS, BRYAN LEE & THE BLUES POWER
BAND, OLIVER JONES AND MANY MORE.


W E B S I T E S
TORONTO BLUES SOCIETY: http://www.torontobluessociety.com/
OTTAWA BLUES SOCIETY: http://hometown.aol.ca/lizbluesottawa/thisweek.html
HARDLINE BLUES: http://www.hardlineblues.com
BAD DOG BLUES: www.baddogblues.com
BLUES NORTH: http://www.bluesnorth.com
OTTAWA BLUES & JAZZ GUIDES THIS WEEK: www.ottawabluesjazz.ca

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