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Got Blues with special guest Shrimp Daddy

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

GOT BLUES

Got Blues hosts a regular Blues Matinee and Jam that started in 2009. It runs every Saturday from 2:00-4:00PM from September to June at the Salvador Dali Cafe in the Arts Hotel in Charlottetown, PE. The band members are Chris Roumbanis, Mike Robicheau and Alan Dowling.

Chris Roumbanis plays bass and sings. Chris has won Music PEI awards and an ECMA nomination with The Blueprints. He’s been performing for over forty-five years on both bass and guitar in many genres. Chris has extensive background as an audio tech and mainly engineered at live events. Originally from Ontario, he moved to PEI many years ago and started the Got Blues Band in 2009. In 2024, Chris won the Music PEI Lifetime Achievement Award.

Michael Robicheau is a Guitarist/Singer/Songwriter in Rice Point PEI. He performs solo, in acoustic duets, and in electric rock and blues bands. With The Blueprints, Michael was nominated for ECMA Blues Recording of the Year and won the Music PEI Blues/Jazz Recording of The Year. He has performed on the Mainstage at the PEI Guitar Festival, Cloggeroo Folk Festival, and Dutch Mason Blues Festival. For the past 14 years, Michael has been Lead Guitarist for the popular Got Blues Matinee and Jam, where he has performed with hundreds of guests, including local legends and international touring and recording artists.

Alan Dowling plays drums and is a drum instructor at the Holland College School of Performing Arts. He also performs with KINLEY, Cory Gallant and others. He’s recorded over 120 studio drum tracks covering all genres. Alan has won several awards and recently earned the Music PEI Music Educator of the Year Award. He has performed at festivals in Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and PEI and has made guest appearances with Symphony Nova Scotia and the PEI Symphony Orchestra. He’s an endorsing artist for Sabian cymbals, Vic iFirth drumsticks and Anthology Gear Wear cases.

Michael “Shrimp Daddy” Reid

Michael Reid is an amazing singer and harmonica player. Shortly after winning the Maple Blues Award for Best New Artist he moved from Ontario to Nova Scotia where he fit in perfectly with the Halifax blues scene. He fronts the band “Shrimp Daddy & the Sharpshooters” who have been winding up crowds all over the Maritimes for many years. He has recorded 2 CDs including one that was produced by Steve Mariner of Monkey Junk. Michael was a semifinalist at the International Blues Challenge and was also nominated for an Indie Award in 2011 for Best Blues Artist in Canada. Shrimp Daddy is the real deal!

Details

Date:
August 24
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Venue

Kings Playhouse
65 Grafton Street
Georgetown, PE
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