Some of you may already know this about me from chatting on the phone or via email: when it comes to music, I love the blues. Â And when I choose blues speakers, I choose Axiom Â Recently I had the opportunity to offer a pair of Algonquin Outdoor Speakers to a member of the Sault Blues Society, an organization that I’m a member of. Â I also sit on the steering committee.
It’s a great club. Â If you live near Sault Ste. Marie or are planning a visit our way this summer, mark your calendars. Our First Annual Blues Festival is June 8 & 9.
The Sault Blues Society is an incorporated not for profit organization that has been established for two years.Â The objects of our organization are:
- to organize a Blues festival,
- to create additional performance opportunities for local musicians
- to provide a venue to have listeners and musicians of the Blues to share their knowledge and experience
- to educate the people of Ontario about the diversity of the Blues,
- to partner with other organizations and associations to support and further common goals
We will be holding our First Annual Blues Festival at the Algoma Water Tower Inn on June 8 & 9, as well as one other fundraising event on May 5. The Algomaâ€™s Water Tower Inn has been one of the Sault Blues Society corporate sponsors since our inception.
We currently have 98 members, I have been a member for 2 years and joined the steering committee the last year.
You can learn more about us here: Â Â http://www.saultblues.com/index.html
Our next fundraiser we will have Al Wood and the Woodsmen an Ottawa Based Blues Group performing at the WaterTower.
Our first annual event will be a 2 day venture, June 8th & 9th, at the WaterTower Inn, featuring Steve Strongman, a gifted blues guitarist out of Hamilton and The David Rotundo Band , a vocalist/harmonica player based out of Toronto.
Any other blues fans out there? Â Post your current favourite artists below!