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Live karaoke/ open mic at Average Joes
Thu, Sep 23


Time: 8 p.m.

Cover: none

Everyone is welcome to play at Average Joes’ live karaoke/ open jam  with host Paul Kype. 

Formed in 1993, Texas Flood began as a tribute to the late Texas blues man Stevie Ray Vaughan. Over the years Texas Flood has expanded its repertoire to include a wide range of blues and rock classics. Texas Flood began adding original music to its setlist in the late 90s and released the first Paul Kype and Texas Flood CD "Get It In Ya" in 2003. Texas Floods original songs have recieved some Canadian radio airplay and have become a standout of thier live shows. The Bands mixture of well known covers and great original songs continues to impress audiences across Canada. Guaranteed to get everyone up and dancing, the bands tight sound and feel appeal to a range of ages and tastes. Young aspiring guitarists are blown away by Pauls mastery of the instrument, and the mature crowd revels in the bands powerful delivery of classic blues and rock. Paul KypeAndPaul Kype A masterful guitarist, Paul has been playing guitar since the age of ten. Drawing upon the influences of guitar legends such as Jimi Hendrix, BB King, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, Paul has honed his skill to near perfection. He honors the songs of the greats by playing them with amazing precision and at the same time, investing them with his own intense feeling. After his solos, it is not uncommon to see people cheering jubilantly while shaking thier heads in disbelief and awe. Originally from Abbotsford BC, Paul joined his first band " Legal Tender" at the age of sixteen, playing the bass guitar. The band was a popular band at local high school dances and festivals for 3 years when he moved to the far north for a job and a re-dedication to playing guitar rather than bass. After working in a Sawmill in Ft St John BC for 2 years, Paul decided to move back to the Lower Mainland and pusue a career as a musician. For the following 8 years Paul played in various bands working the club circiut of western Canada, honing his guitar and vocal skills and meeting many people who would become instrumental in the formation and success of Texas Flood in the years to come. In 1993 Paul formed Texas Flood with Jerry Adolphe, veteren Vancouver drummer of well known bands "Chilliwack" and " Jim Byrnes", and fellow club musician Simon Hardman. Thru the nineties Texas Flood toured relentlessly eventually securing the Monday night slot as a house Band at The Yale Hotel in Vancouver in the year 2000 where they played for the next three years. That year was a busy one that included a full festival tour as a backing band for Chicago lap steel legend "Freddy Roulette" and a trip late in the year to do some shows in Austin Texas, a lifelong dream of Pauls. Through his work at The Yale, Paul struck up a friendship with Canadian rock legend " Jerry Doucette" and began to play second guitar in the "Doucette" band and continues to do so to this day. Try to catch these two , both formidable guitar talents, together onstage. Since relocating to Alberta in 2004, Paul has continued to work steadily with Texas Flood and is currently putting the finishing touches on a new CD to be released in 2010. Texas Flood is commited to keeping the rockin blues alive and well.

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The Place
420 - 6 Street South
T1J 2B8
Country: ca


The place is an arcade/nightclub— 420 - 6 Street South.