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Canada South Blues Society presents The Cash Box Kings
February 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Canada South Blues Society presents bona fide blues royalty, The Cash Box Kings as part of their 20 year anniversary concert series at Rockstar Music Hall on Saturday, February 14, 2020.
The Cash Box Kings are co-led by real-deal Chicago blues vocalist and songwriter Oscar Wilson and Madison, Wisconsin-based songwriter, harmonica giant and singer Joe Nosek, the band plays masterfully raw and unvarnished houserocking blues. Wilson’s huge, gritty vocals and Nosek’s powerhouse harmonica fuel their razor-sharp original songs. With their top shelf musicianship and trademark good humor, The Cash Box Kings are a one-of-a-kind blues band. In the words of MOJO magazine, the band is “flawless.”
Mixing tough Chicago and Delta blues, jumping proto-rock ‘n’ roll, and steamrolling “bluesabilly” (their original mix of Chicago blues and Memphis rockabilly), they attack every song they play with contemporary authority and old school authenticity. The extraordinary ensemble playing between Nosek, Wilson, guitarist Billy Flynn, bassist John W. Lauler, drummer Kenny “Beedy Eyes” Smith and their friend, pianist Queen Lee Kenehira, is a true force of nature. The musicians feed off of each other’s ideas and energy, effortlessly moving from a lowdown purr to a full throttle roar.
2013 – Black Toppin’ won Blues Blast Music Award for Traditional Blues Album of the year
2014 – nominated (BMA) same category
2015 – Holding Court was nominated for 2 BMA’s (Best Traditional Album & Album of the year
2017 – Alligator debut: Royal Mint was named Top 10 Blues Albums of the year by MOJO magazine
2018 – nominated again for BMA as Blues Band of the Year
The Cash Box Kings have “earned their own blues throne and are ready to hold court. They bring an up-to-the minute urgency to their traditional, tough, fun and gritty blues that brings audiences to their feet”
This is going to be one Valentine’s Day Party you’re going to love. Don’t miss your chance to experience Cash Box Kings live right here in Windsor!
Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm.
Tickets are $25 for Canada South Blues Society Members and $30 for non-members.
Tickets available at:
Rockstar: 2418 Central Ave. Windsor, ON
Long & McQuade: 1801 Walker Rd. Windsor, ON
Or by calling Mike McCann 226-757-0748 or Glen Myers 519-979-4864
2020 marks the milestone 20 year anniversary of The Canada South Blues Society. To celebrate they’re bringing an incredible lineup of blues acts to Windsor. In addition to Cash Box Kings this year’s concert series includes The Jimmy’s (March 21), Vannessa Collier (April 24), Joanna Conner (October 24), and Lil Ed and the Blues Imperials (December 4)
For more information visit http://www.bluessociety.ca