Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Royal Botantical Gardens
680 Plains Rd W
Burlington, ON L7T 1J1
"One of Canada’s most electrifying guitarists."
The Joel Johnson Band provides hard hitting blues fronted by his wailing guitar and solid vocals. He is an award-winning blues man from Six Nations, Ontario Canada. A Maple Blues Awards nominee in 2015 for Best New Artist or Group, Canada’s national blues awards program. The Joel Johnson Band competed in the International Blues Challenge in 2015 and 2013, representing the Grand River Blues Society. He has shared the staged with some of the best in the blues world such as Bob Margolin from the Legendary Muddy Waters Band, Jack De Keyzer, Members from the Legendary Downchild Blues Band, Anthony Gomes, the late great Mel Brown, Jim McCardy of the Yardbirds along with many more. Joel plays a wide variety of high energetic style blues from swing, funk, rock and slide guitar blues.