Cruel Shoes Rock N' Blues Band

rockin blues from Victoria BC


Cruel Shoes Rock N' Blues Band

since circa 1993
Cruel Shoes' self titled CD is an impressive recording debut for the popular Victoria band.

Ernie Niederer (lead vocals, rhythm guitar,blues harp), Dave Cornock (vocals, lead guitar), Doug Thorsteinson (bass guitar), and Steve Sawatsky (drums) rock their way through 11 covers and originals.
The songs are a a mix of nostalgic blasts from the past and original tracks are, as the boys put it, "played from within".

Cruel Shoes has been playing the local scene for years and have proven their ability to put on a great live show.

The CD is available for 13$ at Turntable Records and Lyle's Place.

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Current Lineup

Ernie Niederer
Guitar/Lead Vocals
1993 - present
Dave Cornock
Lead Guitar/Vocals
1993 - present
Steve Sawatsky
2014 - present
Ric Lawrence
2017 - present
Jeff Mousley
2017 - present

Past Members

Stu Ruff
1993 - 2014
Carl Smyth
1993 - 2004
Tom Leddy
2005 - 2009
Doug Thorsteinson
2009 - 2016

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