Larry Kurtz & The Lawbreakers With Special Guest Lisa Hutchinson

When:
June 1, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
2018-06-01T20:00:00-04:00
2018-06-01T20:15:00-04:00
Where:
Royal LePage - Main Stage

larry kurtz & lisa hutchinson

Larry Kurtz

Larry Kurtz grew up singing in the church. He started playing harmonica at the age of 15 after hearing Little Walter on the radio. He is a solo artist with his band the Lawbreakers and co-front man in the award winning band Trouble & Strife. They were voted Favourite Blues Band in the Canadian Independant Music Awards and nominated New Artist of the Year at the Maple Blues Awards. Larry is the founder & Artistic Director of The Orangeville Blues Festival. In 2016 he was named Blues Booster of the Year at the Maple Blues Awards in Toronto.

Larry has play hundreds of shows , events and Festivals including The Southside Shuffle, Tremblant International Blues Festival, Beaches Jazz Festival, Canal Bank Shuffle, Lighthouse Blues Festival, Wasaga Beach Blues Festival, Collingwood Jazz Festival, Blues at Blue Mountain, and Orangeville Rib Fest.

Over the years Larry has opened for or performed with numerous artists including James Cotton, Lee Oskar, Muddy Waters drummer, Willie ” Big Eyes” Smith, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Texas Blues Legend WC Clark, Jeff Healy’s Blues Band, Downchild, Jack DeKeyzer, Fathead, David Gogo and may others.

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Lisa Hutchinson

Lisa has been entertaining music enthusiasts for over two decades with her soulful delivery of blues, jazz and R&B standards. With a powerful voice she interprets the music with passion and authenticity. Influenced by a wide variety of genres, Lisa was drawn to the rich melody lines and lyrics inherent in jazz, the infectious grooves of R&B, and the soul of blues music. Lisa draws inspiration from vocalists past and present such as Etta James, Big Mama Thornton, Aretha Franklin, Ella Fitzgerald, Beth Hart and Susan Tedeschi. She has performed in the International Blues Challenge, Southside Shuffle – main stage, Wasaga Beach Blues Festival, Orillia Spring Blues Festival, Orangeville Blues Festival, and Kempenfest.