Gary Comeau's Voodoo All Star Trio
MEL LEHAN HALL AT ST. JAMES i
3214 West 10th Ave, Kitsilano
Accessible All ages
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Take the rhythm of the Maritime Acadian music, season well with Louisiana zydeco blues,
add a twist of Highway 61 era Dylan, serve it up with great showmanship, and you've got a potent
musical cocktail that will have your head spinning and your feet dancing! (Island Folks Festival)
Gary Comeau is a singer-songwriter and musician of unusual diversity and
talent. Playing a range of instruments including guitar, mandolin, fiddle, and piano he delivers
originally crafted, high energy, New Orleans-style rockin' roots and blues. Although Gary's own
roots are French-Acadian - he was born and raised in Nova Scotia - his soul seems to have
taken a long and inspiring detour through Louisiana and the Mississippi Delta. And while
Gary does not consider himself to be a cajun or zydeco artist per se
it's just the vibe that runs through the tunes I write) he's probably the most
southern-sounding player in town. The Georgia Straight states without hesitation that
Vancouver's roots-music scene has immensely benefited from Comeau's presence.
The Voodoo Allstars Trio, featuring Gary Comeau, Tim Hearsey & Chris Nordquist - the "swamp kings from the west coast" at their collective primal stripped-down best - will launch their new CD at this gig. Put on your dancing shoes!