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Hey Friends Kelowna School of Blues is back this evening with Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne & Sherman "Tank" Doucette at the Rotary Centre for the Arts 7 till 9:PM - boogie to the blues. :PM - boogie to the blues.

 

 

 

Hey Friends Okanagan performing a concert Wed. evening April 18th in Osoyoss at Elks Hall 

.Sherman Doucette Blues Duet

 Presented by Music at the ELKS 
 
Canadian Blues vet, Sherman “Tank” Doucette, is one of Canada’s top Harmonica players. He will be joined by a talented,Graham Ord / Guitar.  Tickets $20 at Mills Office Productivity and information from Ken at 250-495 -3936
Nice writeup Osoyoss Times - tanks 
 
 
April 19th School of Blues Kelowna with Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne
 
20/21 Duet Vintners - Coast Capri Hotel  Kelowna
 
 
 

 

Sherman "TANK" Doucette Bluesman -

A powerhouse soulful singer / harmonica virtuoso / songwriter / recording artist - a former thirty year staple of the Vancouver music scene ( from 1969 till 1999 ) - Started playing harmonica at age fifteen - by seventeen playing the skidrow clubs / pubs & all night booze cans paying his dues  - Gastown was vibrant with live music venues The Savoy / Spinning wheel / the Ankor / Town Pump / Classical Joint / Lamplighter Pub - other band's in Basement Blues Band / James Younger Band / Waterhole Allstars / Grandslam Blues Band / Sailor Band.-  1981 started bluesband Incognito created logo / songs - host & houseband at the Yale Hotel & The Fairview  for many years hailed the Cities favourite party band - other highlights included guest appearances with John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins at the Fabulous Commodore Ballroom -  plus several shows with old friends Long John Baldry / Powder Blues / Jim Byrnes /  Pine Top Perkins / Sunnyland Slim

 Radio Ads for McDonalds, Labatts, Growers Cider, Reno Holidays  also Television / features on BCTV, UTV, Rogers, Shaw, CBC.

 Today a well established blues legend - proudly calls Kelowna home continues to perform with more passion then few can deliver - anyone who has seen him perform will agree he puts on a unforgetable show.

 If you love boogie / blues & soul - do not miss

Sherman Doucette TANKful of BLUES

Other project performing & recording with long time friend,

Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne
 (Stoney Plain Records) Juno Award Winner recently inducted to boogie woogie hall of fame - very proud to work with world class piano man ( played harmonica on last two CDs )

.Rollin' with the Blues Boss / Jumpin & Boppin #1 on blues radio

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2003 Kelowna & District Arts Council -
 Favourite Male Performer

2005 - Blues Artist/Group of the year -
 Scorpion Awards

2008 - Blues Artist/Group of the year
 - BC Interior Music Awards

Okanagan Life Magazine 
"Voted Best Local Musician/Group" 


2011 / 2012 / 2013

2013 CBMA Blues Artist - 
Harmonica Player of the Year 

 Highlights

Calgary 
International Blues Festival 2008

Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival 
2009,
  ( two sets with my band Tankful of Blues ) & two workshops one w/
 Gordie Johnson ( Big Sugar) Grady
 Band plus Murray Porter (Rez Blues)
 other with U.K. piano man Ben Waters ( repeat guest performance with Ben & workshops 2013 ) 2013 celebrated honoured to have played North Battleford 100th - voted Harmonica player of the year from CBMA Blues Awards  - 2015 Axis Mundi Festival Revelstoke B.C. - Hornby Island Workshop 2016 -

Jah Blues Tour 2017 Jamaica - Riverside Park Kamloops - Salmon Arm Roots And Blues 2017 with Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne / workshops with John Primer - Edmonton International Blues Festival

 

 Hey Friends on facebook  please visit and like my band page -. 

 https://www.facebook.com/shermandoucette/

 

 I was super stoked to be chosen the blues harmonica instructor 2016 held May 9 till May 15 at the Hornby Island Blues Workshop with an amazing line up of fellow artists this was a ton of fun - true magic please check it out.   

www.hornby-blues.bc.ca

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V13A00M-XRI&feature=share

 A very nice recent write up from Harmonica.com - featured artist of the month - tanks so much.

 
C.B.C. Harmonica collection Interview 

 http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/kelowna-harmonica-700-collection-1.3548509

2017 highlights

 

 Very proud to have performed backing Kenny "Blues Boss"Wayne at Salmon Arm Roots And Blues Festival 2017 with Joey "Drums" DeMarco - workshops as well with Chigago Bluesman John Primer

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2017 Highlights performing for the forth time

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as well as Edmonton Blues Festival with Kenny

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Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne & Sherman "TANK" Doucette

School of Blues resumes April 18th - Rotary Centre for the Arts Kelowna 7 till 9:PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 If you love good boogie, blues & soul, don't miss Sherman Doucette & TANKful of BLUES. 

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