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When

Occurs on Sunday June 30 2019

Approximate running time: 3 hours

Venue

Army & Navy Club 45 (Lonsdale & 3rd)
119 East 3rd Street
North Vancouver BC V7L 1E5

Performance Notes

× “Take the rhythm of the Maritime Acadian music, season well with Louisiana zydeco blues, add a twist of Highway 61 era Dylan, serve it up with great showmanship, and you’ve got a potent musical cocktail that will have your head spinning and your feet dancing!” - Island Folks Festival

Gary Comeau’s music took an inspired detour down the bayou on his way to the West Coast. Originally a French-Acadian from Nova Scotia before moving to Vancouver, this multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter serves up originally crafted, high energy, New Orleans-style rockin’ roots and blues. Armed with his guitar, mandolin, fiddle, accordion and piano, Comeau’s recipe for their unique Louisiana gumbo sound mixes Louisiana Cajun and zydeco, New Orleans jazz, R&B and salty East-Coast Acadian folk for an unforgettable sound. It’s no surprise Steve Newton of The Georgia Straight says, “Vancouver’s roots-music scene has immensely benefited from Comeau’s presence.”

Gary Comeau (piano, fiddle, accordion, vocal) | Tim Hearsey (guitar, vocal) | Jerry Cook (sax, percussion) | Rob Becker (bass) | Chris Nordquist (drums, washboard).

THIS EVENT IS 19+

Co-presented with the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival. In partnership with North Van Arts and Club 45.

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