Aurora Winter Blues Festival “BluesBash” Festival Kickoff Event
Featuring the “Bywater Blues Band”
March 2 Tickets $55 (HST + Fees included)
2019 Aurora Winter Blues Festival
BluesBash Festival Kickoff Event
Saturday, March 2, 2019 – 7:30 PM to 12:30 AM
The AWBF BluesBash Festival Kickoff event is one of the MUST attend social events in Aurora. The annual fundraiser is a happening experience which hosts a live music stage, professional band, dancing, special appearances, silent and live auction, food stations, licensed bar, the Blues Brothers, live Painting to the Beat and many other fun activities. The featured act is the Bywater Blues Band a high energy 7-piece band which will keep you dancing and entertained all evening along with our showcase of local youth musicians who'll provide an upbeat and memorable night of music. Don't miss out on this amazing night which sells out every year! Special Secret location for 2019!
Bywater Blues Band
Harnessing the sounds of southern soul, blues, and gospel, Bywater Blues is led by the raw, powerful vocals of Meghan Parnell and the soulful slide guitar of Dave Barnes. This 7-piece band produces a Big Band sound like no other band on the Toronto area Blues scene. Winners of the 2018 Toronto Blues Society Talent Search, this new band is making a name for itself through their powerful, high energy live shows.
James Marrin and the Midnight Riders
James Marrin and the Midnight Riders are an emerging rock/indie band with all members coming from York Region including Owen Bulger, Chris King and James Marrin. Their covers include all time rock classics from the Stones, Zeppelin, Guns and Roses, Jimi Hendrix, AC/DC, and many more.
York Region's only genuine Blues Festival where you'll experience an upfront and intimate evening of Canada's best live blues acts.
Voted Top 100 Festival in 2015.