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Chris Carmichael with Blues Sensashun with Shawna Romolliwa and David Renter
Sat, Nov 20
The Slice - Lethbridge


Time: 9:30 p.m.

Cover: $10

Every great music scene has its anchors, people who never quite get their due from the public, but who are the backbone of sounds and successes. Guys like Derek O'Brien and Bill Campbell in Austin, Texas, Steve Freund and David Maxwell in Chicago, Junior Watson in Los Angeles, and Chris Carmichael in Winnipeg, Canada. It may sound a little out of place to group Winnipeg with Austin, Chicago, and L.A., but the reality is that the music scene in Winnipeg is every bit as vibrant - arguably even more so - than cities much more widely recognized. Acts like The Perpetrators, Big Dave McLean, Righteous Ike, Romi Mayes,Lindsay Jane, the Scott Nolan Band, they're all world-class talents whose reputations continue to grow locally and internationally, and they all have something in common: Chris Carmichael. As one of the most in-demand guitarists and drummers in Winnipeg's remarkable roots and blues music community, he has provided a wealth of talent and experience to countless recording sessions and live performances. His own album, a work long overdue, showcases all of his talents.

Revealing vocal and instrumental styles influenced by a remarkable range of artists - flavoured by the likes of Mississipi John Hurt, Neil Young and Crazy Horse and Keith Richards ,Carmichael unveils an album that stretches his blues and rock and roll roots in a powerful new direction. Combining Chris's ease and grace in switching from one instrument to another (he plays all the guitars, bass, drums and percussion), and featuring contributions from Joanna Miller and Romi Mayes (backing vocals) and Bill Western (pedal steel), these songs add another chapter to a story of a truly talented musician coming of age in his own time and way.


Blues Sensashun and Shawna Romolliwa— are a local blues rock, funk band.


David Renter is a local saxophonist.


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