Events for January 2019

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Tuesday
January 1, 2019

Regular Schedule

- Call for more information

Wednesday
January 2, 2019
8:30 pm : Toni Vere & Carla Olive
8:30pm, no cover.
Thursday
January 3, 2019
8:30 pm : Steve Pineo
8:30pm, no cover.
Friday
January 4, 2019
9:00 pm : Troy Turner
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 at the door. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
Troy has spent the last decade playing all over the world, and has shared the stage with stars like Stevie Ray Vaughn, Albert Collins, Etta James, The Neville Brothers, Leon Russell, Edgar Winter, Derek Trucks, War, Steppenwolf, Spirit, Ohio Players, Beau Jocque, Koko Taylor, Jeff Healey, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Buddy Guy, Charlie Musselwhite, Bonnie Raitt, Wild Cherry, Guitar Slim, Jr., Living Colour’s Muzz Skillings and CJ Chenier. He currently lives in New Orleans, but considers the road his home. When he’s on stage playing, his head thrown back, eye’s closed. It’s easy to see that Troy is the living embodiment of the blues.
12:00 pm : Ralph Boyd Johnson
Lunchtime solo show. Noon-2pm.
Ralph Boyd Johnson is a world-class singer-songwriter from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The title "songwriter" does not clearly define Ralph’s work. He’s a wordsmith, a poet, and an observer of life who writes songs and poems of every style and genre. His poetry and compelling delivery of the spoken word is what sets him apart from other songwriters.
5:00 pm : Jay Coda Walker
FRIDAY Happy Hours at The Blues Can! 5-7pm.
With over 200 original songs, Jay Coda Walker is a man with the ability to inspire people each time he performs. He’s a triple-threat—poetic writing, distinctive playing and unforgettable performing. Jay Coda has an astounding range of musical ability that makes people rush to the dance floor one minute and have tears well the next. Blessed with a voice that can make a grown man weep, Jay Coda is a performer that puts you in awe every time he takes the stage.
Saturday
January 5, 2019
3:00 pm : Blues Jam Extraordinaire! Saturdays 3-7 PM
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. A Blues musical experience you'll never forget! C'mon down to The Blues Can & experience an authentic traditional Blues Jam. Whether you're a musician or a live-music supporter, The Blues Can is where you'll want to be on a Saturday afternoon!
The absolute finest Saturday Afternoon Blues Jam there is! Saturday's 3-7pm. C\'mon out & hear/play with the most passionate authentic bluesy crowd around. Get yourself a great table & a Cajun meal & participate in a True-Blues Experience!
9:00 pm : Troy Turner
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 at the door. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
Troy has spent the last decade playing all over the world, and has shared the stage with stars like Stevie Ray Vaughn, Albert Collins, Etta James, The Neville Brothers, Leon Russell, Edgar Winter, Derek Trucks, War, Steppenwolf, Spirit, Ohio Players, Beau Jocque, Koko Taylor, Jeff Healey, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Buddy Guy, Charlie Musselwhite, Bonnie Raitt, Wild Cherry, Guitar Slim, Jr., Living Colour’s Muzz Skillings and CJ Chenier. He currently lives in New Orleans, but considers the road his home. When he’s on stage playing, his head thrown back, eye’s closed. It’s easy to see that Troy is the living embodiment of the blues.
Sunday
January 6, 2019
3:00 pm : Sunday Open Blues Jam with BILL DOWEY & THE BLUES
Open Blues Jam... hosted by Bill Dowey. 3-7pm. All jammers welcome! All ages welcome! Bring your thing & c'mon down to an authentic Blues Jam hosted by one of Calgary's finest True-Blues Musicians! Kids welcome! Great food & drink specials all day. Blues-Canners we LOVE you!
8:00 pm : Gary Martin\'s Sunday Night Chicago Blues Jam
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome! Get off your butts on a Sunday night & don't forget your dancin' shoes ;-)
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome.
Monday
January 7, 2019
6:00 pm : Youth-Only Jam
Hosted by Marcus Trummer. 6-9pm.
Youth-Only Jam hosted by Marcus Trummer, the first Monday of every month! 6-9pm.
Tuesday
January 8, 2019
8:00 pm : Tom Phillips and Friends
Honky-Tonk Tuesdays at The Blues Can every Tuesday with Tom Phillips & The DT's! Calgary's FINEST Tuesday night music... 8pm, no cover.
Wednesday
January 9, 2019
8:00 pm : Peter & The Wolves
ft. Howlin' Pete Cormier. 8pm. $10 cover. Please call 403-262-2666 if you would like to make Reservations.
Thursday
January 10, 2019
8:30 pm : Mojo
8:30pm, no cover.
MOJO... A 4-piece combo that digs deep into the roots of rock and roll, MOJO is a recent arrival on the Calgary blues music scene although the faces are very familiar… Band members are Johnny Jackson on drums, Doug “Old Bones” Boland on bass, Danny “The General” Patton on guitar, and Ethan “Shorty” Askey on vocals, harps, and rhythm guitar.
Friday
January 11, 2019
9:00 pm : Du-Rite Aces
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 at the door. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
This band sounds like all the stuff we dig - blues, jump, rockabilly, western swing, all mixed up into one big stew. So if you like live music played honest with no gimmicks come check us out, good times guaranteed.
12:00 pm : John Rutherford
Lunchtime solo show. Noon-2pm.
5:00 pm : Jay Coda Walker
FRIDAY Happy Hours at The Blues Can! 5-7pm.
With over 200 original songs, Jay Coda Walker is a man with the ability to inspire people each time he performs. He’s a triple-threat—poetic writing, distinctive playing and unforgettable performing. Jay Coda has an astounding range of musical ability that makes people rush to the dance floor one minute and have tears well the next. Blessed with a voice that can make a grown man weep, Jay Coda is a performer that puts you in awe every time he takes the stage.
Saturday
January 12, 2019
3:00 pm : Blues Jam Extraordinaire! Saturdays 3-7 PM
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. A Blues musical experience you'll never forget! C'mon down to The Blues Can & experience an authentic traditional Blues Jam. Whether you're a musician or a live-music supporter, The Blues Can is where you'll want to be on a Saturday afternoon!
The absolute finest Saturday Afternoon Blues Jam there is! Saturday's 3-7pm. C\'mon out & hear/play with the most passionate authentic bluesy crowd around. Get yourself a great table & a Cajun meal & participate in a True-Blues Experience!
9:00 pm : Du-Rite Aces
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 at the door. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
This band sounds like all the stuff we dig - blues, jump, rockabilly, western swing, all mixed up into one big stew. So if you like live music played honest with no gimmicks come check us out, good times guaranteed.
Sunday
January 13, 2019
3:00 pm : Sunday Open Blues Jam with BILL DOWEY & THE BLUES
Open Blues Jam... hosted by Bill Dowey. 3-7pm. All jammers welcome! All ages welcome! Bring your thing & c'mon down to an authentic Blues Jam hosted by one of Calgary's finest True-Blues Musicians! Kids welcome! Great food & drink specials all day. Blues-Canners we LOVE you!
8:00 pm : Gary Martin\'s Sunday Night Chicago Blues Jam
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome! Get off your butts on a Sunday night & don't forget your dancin' shoes ;-)
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome.
Monday
January 14, 2019

Regular Schedule

- Call for more information

Tuesday
January 15, 2019
8:00 pm : Tom Phillips and Friends
Honky-Tonk Tuesdays at The Blues Can every Tuesday with Tom Phillips & The DT's! Calgary's FINEST Tuesday night music... 8pm, no cover.
Wednesday
January 16, 2019
8:30 pm : The Beverly Thrillbillies
8:30pm, no cover.
Thursday
January 17, 2019
8:30 pm : Jay Coda Walker
8:30pm, no cover.
With over 200 original songs, Jay Coda Walker is a man with the ability to inspire people each time he performs. He’s a triple-threat—poetic writing, distinctive playing and unforgettable performing. Jay Coda has an astounding range of musical ability that makes people rush to the dance floor one minute and have tears well the next. Blessed with a voice that can make a grown man weep, Jay Coda is a performer that puts you in awe every time he takes the stage.
Friday
January 18, 2019
9:00 pm : David Raitt And The Baja Boogie Band
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $25 per person. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
DAVID RAITT comes from a genetic line of musical heritage. His father John and sister Bonnie Raitt are both international mega-stars. David has 16 albums to his name and has recorded and performed with multitudes of international artists including his sister Bonnie Raitt and Jimmy Thackery. David Raitt and Jimmy Thackery recorded the critically acclaimed album That\'s It in 2000. This album featured horn work by Mic Gillette, of Tower of Power fame, as well as vocal additions by Bonnie Raitt. David splits his time between California and Pescadero, BCS in the lower Baja, Mexico, where he writes and records in his studio. It was in Mexico that David encountered The Baja Boogie Band. In April, 2012 the band performed at the Cerritos Beach Baja Festival headlined by Ky Mani Marley. They have been touring and recording together since, recently headlining the Big Sky Blues Fest in Montana. See the You Tube link below for the band\'s performance of Watch Your Back Baby, as well as other recent live performances.
12:00 pm : Ralph Boyd Johnson
Lunchtime solo show. Noon-2pm.
Ralph Boyd Johnson is a world-class singer-songwriter from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The title "songwriter" does not clearly define Ralph’s work. He’s a wordsmith, a poet, and an observer of life who writes songs and poems of every style and genre. His poetry and compelling delivery of the spoken word is what sets him apart from other songwriters.
5:00 pm : Jay Coda Walker
FRIDAY Happy Hours at The Blues Can! 5-7pm.
With over 200 original songs, Jay Coda Walker is a man with the ability to inspire people each time he performs. He’s a triple-threat—poetic writing, distinctive playing and unforgettable performing. Jay Coda has an astounding range of musical ability that makes people rush to the dance floor one minute and have tears well the next. Blessed with a voice that can make a grown man weep, Jay Coda is a performer that puts you in awe every time he takes the stage.
January 19, 2019
3:00 pm : Blues Jam Extraordinaire! Saturdays 3-7 PM
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. A Blues musical experience you'll never forget! C'mon down to The Blues Can & experience an authentic traditional Blues Jam. Whether you're a musician or a live-music supporter, The Blues Can is where you'll want to be on a Saturday afternoon!
The absolute finest Saturday Afternoon Blues Jam there is! Saturday's 3-7pm. C\'mon out & hear/play with the most passionate authentic bluesy crowd around. Get yourself a great table & a Cajun meal & participate in a True-Blues Experience!
9:00 pm : David Raitt And The Baja Boogie Band
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $25 per person. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
DAVID RAITT comes from a genetic line of musical heritage. His father John and sister Bonnie Raitt are both international mega-stars. David has 16 albums to his name and has recorded and performed with multitudes of international artists including his sister Bonnie Raitt and Jimmy Thackery. David Raitt and Jimmy Thackery recorded the critically acclaimed album That\'s It in 2000. This album featured horn work by Mic Gillette, of Tower of Power fame, as well as vocal additions by Bonnie Raitt. David splits his time between California and Pescadero, BCS in the lower Baja, Mexico, where he writes and records in his studio. It was in Mexico that David encountered The Baja Boogie Band. In April, 2012 the band performed at the Cerritos Beach Baja Festival headlined by Ky Mani Marley. They have been touring and recording together since, recently headlining the Big Sky Blues Fest in Montana. See the You Tube link below for the band\'s performance of Watch Your Back Baby, as well as other recent live performances.
Sunday
January 20, 2019
3:00 pm : Sunday Open Blues Jam with BILL DOWEY & THE BLUES
Open Blues Jam... hosted by Bill Dowey. 3-7pm. All jammers welcome! All ages welcome! Bring your thing & c'mon down to an authentic Blues Jam hosted by one of Calgary's finest True-Blues Musicians! Kids welcome! Great food & drink specials all day. Blues-Canners we LOVE you!
8:00 pm : Gary Martin\'s Sunday Night Chicago Blues Jam
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome! Get off your butts on a Sunday night & don't forget your dancin' shoes ;-)
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome.
Monday
January 21, 2019
12:00 pm : Tim Williams
Solo show. 8pm, no cover.
Tim has shared stages with a large roster of well known blues and roots music artists, and the following list is by no means complete: Taj Mahal, Big Jack Johnson, Rory Block, Roy Rogers, The Earl Scruggs Revue, John Fahey, Bonnie Raitt, Lyle Lovett, Dr. John, The Holmes Brothers, David Lindley, Ramblin\' Jack Elliott, Mary Flower, Paul Geremia, John Hammond, Martin Simpson, Guy Davis, Eric Bibb, Odetta, B.B. King, Robert Lockwood Jr., Honeyboy Edwards, Junior Wells and Buddy Guy. Tim's live solo shows (he also works with his band, the Electro-Fires) are a trip down the river of North American music...blues, ragtime, old-time country with dashes of Mexican and Hawaiian influence, performed on a variety of string instruments.
Tuesday
January 22, 2019
8:00 pm : Tom Phillips and Friends
Honky-Tonk Tuesdays at The Blues Can every Tuesday with Tom Phillips & The DT's! Calgary's FINEST Tuesday night music... 8pm, no cover.
Wednesday
January 23, 2019
8:30 pm : Mike MacKenzie
8:30pm, no cover.
Mike MacKenzie is a Canadian guitarist based out of Calgary, Alberta. He utilizes the guitar in several important aspects of his life, particularly performing, composing, recording and in his job teaching the instrument. Music and the guitar have been a dominating force and compelling passion for the majority of Mike’s life and continues to grow in its vitality. He currently focuses most of his time on the development of his solo project, both in the performance and studio domains. Breeding and blending musical styles has always been at the forefront of Mike’s original sound, but he has always had a thirst for rock music primarily, so this is what neatly ties everything together. Elements of blues, jazz, progressive, psychedelic and funk will also make their presence known and add to the dynamic melting pot that concocts his unique sound.
Thursday
January 24, 2019
8:30 pm : Sean Burns
Sean Burns with special guest Skinny Dyck! 8pm. No cover.
Friday
January 25, 2019
9:00 pm : Mike Clark Band
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 at the door. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
5:00 pm : Jay Coda Walker
FRIDAY Happy Hours at The Blues Can! 5-7pm.
With over 200 original songs, Jay Coda Walker is a man with the ability to inspire people each time he performs. He’s a triple-threat—poetic writing, distinctive playing and unforgettable performing. Jay Coda has an astounding range of musical ability that makes people rush to the dance floor one minute and have tears well the next. Blessed with a voice that can make a grown man weep, Jay Coda is a performer that puts you in awe every time he takes the stage.
Saturday
January 26, 2019
3:00 pm : Blues Jam Extraordinaire! Saturdays 3-7 PM
Calgary's Finest Saturday Afternoon BLUES JAM, hosted by Mr. TIM WILLIAMS! 3pm-7pm. A Blues musical experience you'll never forget! C'mon down to The Blues Can & experience an authentic traditional Blues Jam. Whether you're a musician or a live-music supporter, The Blues Can is where you'll want to be on a Saturday afternoon!
The absolute finest Saturday Afternoon Blues Jam there is! Saturday's 3-7pm. C\'mon out & hear/play with the most passionate authentic bluesy crowd around. Get yourself a great table & a Cajun meal & participate in a True-Blues Experience!
9:00 pm : Mike Clark Band
Seating starts at 7:30pm. Show starts at 9pm. $10 pre-sale, $15 at the door. General Seating. Please call 403-262-2666 to make your reservations, or email us your phone number & we will call you. info@thebluescan.com The Blues Can... Calgary's premier Live Blues Music room! YOU keep coming so WE can keep 'em coming! Thank You Blues-Canners... WE <3 YOU! Thank you for supporting Calgary's Live Music scene!!!
Sunday
January 27, 2019
3:00 pm : Sunday Open Blues Jam with BILL DOWEY & THE BLUES
Open Blues Jam... hosted by Bill Dowey. 3-7pm. All jammers welcome! All ages welcome! Bring your thing & c'mon down to an authentic Blues Jam hosted by one of Calgary's finest True-Blues Musicians! Kids welcome! Great food & drink specials all day. Blues-Canners we LOVE you!
8:00 pm : Gary Martin\'s Sunday Night Chicago Blues Jam
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome! Get off your butts on a Sunday night & don't forget your dancin' shoes ;-)
Gary Martin & Co. host this Sunday night Chicago Blues style jam at The Blues Can. 8pm start. All welcome.
Monday
January 28, 2019
8:00 pm : Shaye Zadravec and Tim Leacock
8pm, no cover.
Tuesday
January 29, 2019
8:00 pm : Tom Phillips and Friends
Honky-Tonk Tuesdays at The Blues Can every Tuesday with Tom Phillips & The DT's! Calgary's FINEST Tuesday night music... 8pm, no cover.
Wednesday
January 30, 2019
8:30 pm : Dice Deluxe
8:30pm, no cover.
Between the Badlands of Alberta and the Rocky Mtns, Dice Deluxe formed a unique blend of swampy jump blues and hoodoo boogie! A 3piece band from Calgary, writing and performing original music about local places and icons, as well as putting their stamp on some great cover tunes. The band plays in and around the Southern Alberta area.
Thursday
January 31, 2019
8:30 pm : Amy Hef
8:30pm. $15 cover. Please call 403-262-2666 if you would like to make Reservations.
 

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