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ABOUT US

Our band formed in 2005 and has been playing high profile events, weddings, festivals, and venues in Internationally. We have toured in the UK, Ireland, USA and across Canada. We also have 6 albums, award winning and played internationally on Radio/Satellite and Podcast Programs. Andre's was recently nominated for Overseas Artist by The British Blues Awards. Andre and his band have opened for artists such as Colin James, Jimmie Vaughan, Robben Ford and Steven Page.

Awards and Nominations:

- Male Vocalist of the Year (2015 Hammer Blues Awards)

- Nominated Best Overseas Artist (The British Blues Awards)

- Album "Left With The Blues" was #1 on Stingray Music (Blues Charts) for the month of February

- Won Road to Memphis Contest with the Grand River Blues Society and competed at the 2017 International Blues Competition in Memphis, TN

- Nominated for at 2017 Maple Blues Award for New Artist of the Year

Past Events:

Corporate

RDTS - from Montreal in Toronto Hotel

SKAL International - The King Edward Hotel Toronto

Rotary Club Gala - 2 Yrs in Caledon, ON

Corporate Weekend at the Imperial Hotel in Niagara Falls

Corporate Christmas Event for Tulloch Engineering - Sudbury & Rosseau

DC Taylor Jewellers Christmas Event - Midland

Corporate functions including openings, retirement, and VIP events for Mohawk College

Many other Weddings, Fundraising Functions, BBQ's, Christmas, and private functions for many companies all over Canada, US and the UK

Festivals:

Harvest Time Blues – Monaghan Rhythm & Blues Festival – Monaghan, Ireland

Bentworth Blues Festival – Bentworth , England

Worcester CAMRA Beer, Cider & Perry Festival

Tribfest - Driffield , England

Sunflowerfest – Hillsbourough, Lisburn, Northern Ireland

Blues Dragon Rhythm & Blues Club – Cardiff, Wales

Sound of Music Festival - Burlington, ON

International Blues Competition - Memphis, Tennessee USA

The Hamilton Food & Drink Festival

Rib Festivals in Burlington , Milton , St. Catharines , Niagara Falls , Quinte & Waterdown

Porquis Blues Festival - Porquis Junction

Orangeville Blues & Jazz Festival

Vine Dining Food & Drink Festival- Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

Fonthill Concert Series - Fonthill, ON

The Burlington Concert in the Park

Gage Park Grooves - Hamilton, ON

The Red Hot Jazz and Cool Blues Series at RBG

National Capital Craft Beer Week – Ottawa, ON

Perth Garlic Festival – Perth, ON

Roberta Bondar Tent Pavilion - Sault Ste Marie

The Steve Burnside Summertime Blues Series - Niagara Falls

We also perform for Corporate and Private Functions, Weddings, Holiday events, Music Festivals, and Music Venues.

Blues Revue Magazine Review by David Scott of BluesWax

on The Harvest Blues - Monaghan Rhythm & Blues Festival in Monaghan, Ireland

"A refreshingly, alternative musical experience was provided by the Canadian group Andre & the J-Tones."

"A combination of clever arrangements, tasteful guitar work, and exceptionally talented saxophone and trumpet players"

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We specialise in these genres:

  • Rhythm and blues
  • Funk
  • Soul
  • Blues
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We play these instruments:

  • Bass
  • Guitar
  • Vocals
  • Drums
  • Brass
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PERFORMANCE OPTIONS

  • Price from £1700
    Band

    What we provide:
    ~5 Professional musicians (Vocal/Guitar, Trumpet, Sax, Bass, and Drums)
    ~Up to 3x50 minute sets or 2 x 1 hour and 15 minute sets.
    ~The Band sets up 1 hour before guests arrive for the reception
    ~We bring our own PA sound system and equipment
    ~Great dance music by Stevie Wonder, The Beatles, Otis Redding, The Blues Brothers, The Commitments, Van Morrison, The Four Tops, The Temptations, James Brown, Marvin Gaye,The Band, CCR, Brian Setzer, Colin James, SRV, and more!
    ~We can play music through an ipod/laptop during breaks through our PA system with songs of your choice or a collection of music similar to ours if needed (no extra charge)

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