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Elvin Bishop Band, David Vest

Sun. July 2nd 2017 Royal Theatre $48.50-$58.50

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Elvin Bishop Band, David Vest

Musical icon Elvin Bishop moved to Chicago from the flatlands of Oklahoma in the...
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Sun. July 2nd 2017 + Add to Calendar Royal Theatre (All Ages)
7:30pm $58.50/$48.50

Artists

Elvin Bishop Band
David Vest
Blues/jazz/boogie-woogie from Victoria BC
Available for Shows/Gigs

Presented by:

Victoria Jazz Society
FOR ELECTRONIC SUBMISSIONS, PLEASE EMAIL TO: submissions@jaz...
977 Alston St Victoria BC
Open / Operational
TD Victoria International JazzFest
The Victoria Jazz Society is a professional arts organizatio...
977 Alston St Victoria BC
Open / Operational

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Physical tickets at: McPherson Box Office

Event Description

Musical icon Elvin Bishop moved to Chicago from the flatlands of Oklahoma in the late 1950s to attend the University of Chicago, but soon found himself deeply schooled in the blues. In 1963 he hooked up with harmonica player Paul Butterfield, and became lead guitarist for the legendary band that gets the most credit for introducing white America to the blues. Five years later he went solo and formed the Elvin Bishop Group, going on to record 20 albums amidst a memorable six-decade career. Oh, and then there was that little song he wrote called “Fooled Around and Fell In Love,” a well-loved classic recently featured on the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack. Add in a few Grammy nominations and recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and it’s clear why this easy-going guitar slinger is called a legend. With his most recent release Big Fun Trio topping blues radio charts, Bishop returns to Victoria with his rockin’ sextet, which includes Ed Earley trombone/percussion, Bob Welsh guitar/piano, Ruth Davies bass, S.E Willis keyboards/accordion, and Bobby Cochran drums/vocals.

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Royal Theatre
805 Broughton Street
Theatre
Capacity1416
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Open / Operational

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Elvin Bishop Band, David Vest @ Royal Theatre Jul 2 2017 - May 19th @ Royal Theatre

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