Music on the Grill bring top-notch musical acts to Coquitlam each summer. Join us for a sumptuous BBQ dinner served al fresco on the patio with pre-show entertainment, followed by
Music on the Grill bring top-notch musical acts to Coquitlam each summer. Join us for a sumptuous BBQ dinner served al fresco on the patio with pre-show entertainment, followed by the evening’s marquee presentation in the Studio Theatre.
Bar Opens at 6 pm | Dinner at 6:30pm
Theatre Doors open at 7:30pm | Concert at 8pm
Tickets: BBQ Dinner & Concert: $59 SOLD OUT | Concert Only: $39 | Group rates for 8+
HARPDOG BROWN and the UPTOWN BLUES BAND
Harpdog Brown has grown a reputation as a real-deal purveyor of classic electric blues. Think of the old Chess Records and Sun Records of the late 40’s and early 50’s. These days he’s been touring more and more as Harpdog Brown & the Uptown Blues Band – a vintage New Orleans Blues sound featuring slide trombone, keyboards, bass and drums and often a sax and clarinet. Still a vintage vibe, just a different vintage!
He’s been called a Blues Evangelist, and that’s a very fitting moniker. “I speak the blues like it’s the truth, and it is”, he was recently quoted. “I do feel like I’m a servant of the people. A missionary if you will.
Harpdog has won three consecutive Maple Blues Awards for Harmonica Player of the Year (2014/2015/2016), the Fraser Valley Music Award, has three consecutive Western Canadian Music Awards Nominations, a Juno Nomination and is the only Canadian to win the coveted Muddy Award. In 2016, he was nominated for 3 Maple Blues Awards (Harmonica Player, Male Vocalist and Album of the Year) for his latest release Travelin’ With The Blues.
BLUE MOON MARQUEE
Blue Moon Marquee is a Gypsy Blues band born of the wild rose country. They currently make their home in an island shack on the coast of the Salish Sea. A.W. Cardinal (vocals/guitar) and Jasmine Colette a.k.a. Badlands Jass (vocals/bass/drums) write and perform original compositions influenced by anything that swings, jumps or grooves. Artists such as Lonnie Johnson, Louis Armstrong, Blind Willie Jonson, Charley Patton, Howlin’ Wolf, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Tom Waits, Memphis Minnie, and Django Reinhardt are deeply infused in the soul of their music.
Appreciated for their authenticity, Blue Moon Marquee have been nominated for a Maple Blues Award as best new artist of the year, 2016. The duo were also the most requested band for the 2016 and 2017 TD International Jazz Festival circuit across Canada. Nominated for Indigenous Artist of the Year (2017), presented by Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN). The result is an infectious mix of early blues, jazz, country, and popular songs with a contemporary and relevant feel, which is highly listenable and great for dancing.
Pre-show Artist: JACK RAY
Jack Ray is an Australian guitarist, banjoist and vocalist who has performed and recorded with some of Australia’s and the world’s finest musicians. Jack is currently based in Vancouver, BC and is in demand as a leader and sideman. He leads the group The Milk Crate Bandits as well as performing regularly with Harpdog Brown, The Yardbird Sweethearts and The Jen Hodge All Stars. He also founded the online learning platform Jazz Banjo Academy.
Buy TicketsTIX ONSALE MAY 1
(Saturday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Evergreen Cultural Centre Studio Theatre
1205 Pinetree Way