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6:00 pm

Firehall Bistro Present The Good The Bad and The Blues

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Firehall Bistro, 34881 - 97th Street
Oliver, BC Canada
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Aayan Naim, playing lead guitar and singing is his thing, he grew up in Chicago started playing and singing in the 7th grade, turned pro in the 9th and never looked back By the way he grew up directly across the street from Muddy Waters, his brother-in- law was a Temptation, let’s just say he get’s it honest. Talk about blues heritage, he’s got it. The rich sound of this band, is a mixture of the fresh new sounds of the new and deep rooted past of Gospel, Blues, Soul and Funk. the blending of influences make a rich dynamic experience that touches every sense of your being, you can feel it see it and hear it,, well maybe not taste but if you could it would be home cooking like you have always imagined. The band is fronted by Aayan Naim, he grew up in Chicago directly across the street from Muddy Waters, talk about blues heritage he’s got it. Playing lead guitar and singing is his thing. The Good The Bad And The Blues is the 2011, 2012, 2013 winners of the prestigious Black Swamp Blues Society blues challenge. Gordon Henry Bassist and vocals. What he brings is an unmistakable sound that keeps the groove moving. After playing all over the country he has chosen to apply his wealth of talent to ensuring this is the best musical experience you could imagine. Bj Love: Keyboard and vocals a master of sounds. From Hammond B3 to a piccolo flute and everything in between. He makes every song vibrate with magic and majesty. Hollywood Mike: Drummer and vocals. It is said a good drummer can make an average band good, and a great drummer makes a good band sound real good. So what do you get when you add Hollywood Mike with a great band? You get an INCREDIBLE BAND. As the winners of the 2013 Black Swanp Blues Society's Challenge, the band has now evolved into a music force to be experienced. Winning the 2013 blues challenge took the band to the International Blues Challenge in Memphis Tn. where they placed in the semi-finals, top 30 out of 255 bands from around the world. 2015 brought us to new hieghts winning the Columbus Blues Challenge and then made the finals at the IBC. We now have a CD "Live at The Strand" available at any of our shows or message us an we'll get one to you.

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7:00 pm

Pics & Sticks Charity Hockey Game

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
South Okanagan Events Centre, 853 Eckhardt Ave. West
Penticton, BC Canada
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$10.00

The Gord Bamford Foundation is hosting its first annual Pics & Sticks Charity event, which includes a charity hockey game: Edmonton Oilers Alumni versus The Alumni on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Hosted by Gord Bamford and Kevin Primeau the event gives people the chance to play alongside NHL alumni like Glenn Anderson, Chris Joseph, Marty McSorley, Ron Lowe and country music stars like Gord Bamford, Dallas Smith, Aaron Pritchett and Chad Brownlee. In partnership with the South Okanagan Youth Foundation the event will give back to local and British Columbia charities including Children’s Miracle Network, Make-A-Wish Foundation British Columbia, Basic for Babies, and of course, the area’s minor hockey associations. The weekend is the perfect mix of sport and music, two things that everyone can enjoy. Consisting of a charity hockey game at the South Okanagan Event Centre in Penticton, an 18 hole golf tournament at the Nk’Mip Canyon Desert Golf Course in Oliver, and a banquet and concert at the Spirit Ridge Resort in Osoyoos, the event is the first of its kind in the area. “This event brings together a few of my favourite things. Country music, hockey, golf, and community support. I’m really looking forward to watching this event unfold in one of Canada’s most spectacular settings,” said Gord Bamford. To see the complete list of sponsors, participating hockey teams and local businesses, as well as sponsorship opportunities that are still available, please visit: https://gordbamfordfoundation.com/south-okanagan-pics-sticks/

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