Raoul and The Big Time

June 1, 2018 @ 9:30 pm
Royal LePage - Main Stage

raoul and the big time

For the last 20 years Maple Blues Award winners (and six time nominees) Raoul and The Big Time have been a top Toronto based blues act, awarded NOW Magazine’s Best Toronto Blues Artist in 2007.This 7 piece band recently returned from The International Blues Challenge in Memphis where they were semi finalists and frontman Raoul Bhaneja performed a ten date tour of California with an all star line up of West Coast guitar blues masters.

Co founded with long time guitarist Darren Gallen they have released five records to critical acclaim, performed on the mainstages of many major festivals across Canada and performed or recorded with the likes of Bettye Lavette, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Downchild Blues Band, Junior Watson, Big Dave Mclean, Rick Holmstrom, Kirk Fletcher, Fred Kaplan, Curtis Salgado, Richard Innes, Rusty Zinn, Mark Hummel, Big Joe Maher and many more. Last April they headlined Koerner Hall with their show DOWN IN THE DELTA featuring Big Dave McLean along with Graham Guest and Mississippi’s own Big A Anthony Sherrod and Super Chikan.Raoul and The Big Time are thrilled to return to Orangeville after many years away.