After 18 albums, countless awards and wowing sold‐out audiences around the globe,

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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 came to international prominence as the inspiration for Hollywood stars

Dan Aykroyd and the late John Belushi’s hit film, The Blues Brothers. In fact, two

Downchild songs, “Shotgun Blues” and “(I Got Everything I Need) Almost” were even

covered on The Blues Brothers’ 1978 multi‐platinum album Briefcase Full of Blues.

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, soulful sound, Juno Award

winners Downchild deliver a live performance that is second to none, and this special

anniversary show is one ‐ not to be missed!