“I dabbled in things like Howlin’ Wolf, Cream and Led Zeppelin, but when I heard Son House and Robert Johnson, it blew my mind. It was something I’d been missing my whole life. That music made me discard everything else and just get down to the soul and honesty of the blues.” Jack White
The blues was like that problem child that you may have had in the family. You was a little bit ashamed to let anybody see him, but you loved him. You just didn’t know how other people would take it. B. B. King
The Toronto Blues Society will be launching a new initiative to help prepare artists for Blues Summit 7. The initiative will start with a Musician’s Survey, intended to help the TBS better understand the needs and practices of Ontario musicians, which will be followed by a Town Hall meeting. Blues musicians interested in participating shouldContinue Reading
“If you don’t know the blues… there’s no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music.” Keith Richards
Music by the Bay Live began a fundraising initiative in January 2014. To-date, over $1,600.00 has been raised and donated to the Music Therapy Program at Sick Kids Hospital. The initiative will continue with our goal to raise $4000.00 during season six.
The Music by the Bay Live Theatre Experience launches in September 2014. Welcome to St. Francis Centre, a state of the art performance facility that brings together elegance, classic architecture, stunning stained glass windows and contemporary interior design. When entering the St. Francis Centre you immediately feel something special. The spacious atrium is perfect for gatheringContinue Reading
“It was a really fun night all around and we do hope you have us back. You’re such genuine and great music lovers and supporters. People like you and Paul are keeping live music alive! Cheers to you both.” – Peter Karp & Sue Foley “I must say that it is rare that a band getsContinue Reading