Date: October 04, 2018
Time: 7:30 pm
It’s been a long time coming, Calgary! We’re pleased to present #EddyFest, a four-day music showcase to celebrate our official grand reopening.
Call it a #ThrowbackThursday. We’re paying tribute to the King Eddy’s long-standing legacy as an iconic blues venue on the first night of Eddy Fest!
We’re pleased to announce that Calgary’s very own bluesmen John Rutherford & the Big Blues Trio and Amos Garret will headline on Thursday, October 4.
About Amos Garrett
Amos Garrett, a Juno award winner has a career spanning some 55 years. Having played with so many greats including Geoff and Maria Muldaur, Paul Butterfield and many others – in fact, too many to list here! Amos is bringing his silky style, funky original songs and incessant wit to the
About Johh Rutherford:
John Rutherford is a singer/songwriter and bluesman based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. His work, laced with the tonality, phrasing and spirit of the blues, fuses a broad and eclectic range of influences creating a sound distinctly his own. Amidst a long and storied career Rutherford has performed and recorded with numerous bands and artists including The Highwater Jug Band, The Hoodoo Sons, The Ronnie Hayward Band, Front Porch Roots Revue and John Wort Hannam to name a few. A long association and a stint as a member of the house band during the blues heyday of Calgary’s now legendary King Edward Hotel provided John with the opportunity to meet, learn from and perform with many of the great blues legends of our time.