THE LEGENDARY DOWNCHILD BLUES BAND
National Arts Centre
1, rue Elgin, Ottawa, (Ontario), K1P 5W1
After 18 albums, countless awards and wowing sold-out audiences around the globe, The Legendary Downchild Blues Band are celebrating their 50th Anniversary this year with a brand-new show featuring hits like “Flip, Flop & Fly” as well as fan favourites and hidden gems from throughout their illustrious career. Downchild will be joined on stage for this very special performance by long-time friend and Hollywood Star, the one and only Mr. Dan Aykroyd, two time Juno Award winning guitarist Tony D (MonkeyJunk), 10X Maple Blues Award winning singer Suzie Vinnick, with more special guests to be announced! The band is lead by founder, Donnie “Mr. Downchild” Walsh on guitar and harmonica, singer Chuck Jackson, who also plays harmonica, tenor sax man Pat Carey, Michael Fonfara (who was a member of the early American rock supergroup Rhinoceros and Lou Reed’s band) plays keyboards, Gary Kendall on bass and drummer Mike Fitzpatrick. With their signature jump-blues style and infectious, sou...