Top

‘Canadiana’ is the key at Kitchener bluesfest

‘Canadiana’ is the key at Kitchener bluesfest‘Canadiana’ is the key at Kitchener bluesfest

TD Kitchener Blues Festival

by Joel Rubinoff, The Record, April 7, 2019

If there’s a thematic thrust to this year’s Kitchener Blues Festival — which takes place Aug. 8-11 at three stages in downtown Kitchener — it’s the preponderance of Canadian pop rockers from the past.

“It’s a Canadiana theme this year!” pronounces artistic director Claude Cloutier, who announced this year’s homegrown-heavy lineup on Saturday.

“We have Darby Mills, Nick Gilder, Tom Cochrane, Kim Mitchell, The Northern Pikes.”

kitchener bluesfest, kitchener blues festival, festivals in waterloo region, festivals in kitchener, music festivals waterloo region

Tom Cochrane will kick off the 2019 Kitchener Blues Festival on Aug. 8 at Victoria Park’s Clock Tower Stage. – Clifford Skarstedt , The Examiner

It’s year 19 for what has been touted as “the biggest free admission blues festival in Canada,” with an official attendance of 140,000 over four days and an economic impact of almost $4 million.

Read the Entire Story Here

SEE WHAT ELSE IS HAPPENING IN WATERLOO REGION. CHECK OUT THE LOCAL BUZZ!