Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Conor Gains Band Wins the Toronto Blues Society Talent Seacrh

Congratulations are in order for Cambridge Bluesman, Conor Gains.  He and his band won the 2014 Toronto Blues Society Talent Search at Monarch's Pub in Toronto on July 5, 2014. Click here for the Guelph Now story.

The winner gets a showcase slots at Blues Summit 7Southside Shuffle, and Aurora Winter Blues Festival.  Other prizes include a gig at the Monarch's Pub, a photo shoot with Bill King, rehearsal time at Cherry Jam Rehearsal, and mentoring meetings.  Also, the band will be in the running to represent TBS at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis and at a Folk Music Ontario showcase.

They were up against some stiff competition such as Angelique Francis, The Oh Chays, The Ria Reece Band, Tobin Spring, and Wicked Grin.

Videos above courtesy of RandallStaffordCook

Blast from the Past: Videos of the Conor Gains Band@Burlington Ribfest

Links: Conor GainsMore Conor Gains Stories,

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