The Tremblant International Blues Festival will unveil the artists headlining this summer’s 24th edition amidst the excitement of spring skiing. Skiers, snowboarder and Blues aficionados are invited to spend the afternoon at Place Saint-Bernard to discover this year’s festival lineup and enjoy a free performance by the Ghost Town Blues Band, one of last year’s festival favourites.
Unveiling of the 2017 Festival Headliners
Join Anne-Marie Withenshaw, the festival’s spokesperson, and Martin Deschamps, the Blues’araoke event mentor, as they present the program for the 2017 festival!
Ghost Town Blues Band Show
One of our favourite bands from the 2016 edition of the festival promises to deliver a truly energetic and festive performance!
Not your grandpa’s blues band, their live show has been captivating audiences with a second-line horn entrance, cigar box guitars and electric push brooms to Allman Brothers-style jams and even a hip-hop trombone player. Both Preston McEwen behind the drums and Matt Karner on the bass guitar are a punishing rhythm section behind multi-instrumentalist/frontman Matt Isbell with raunchy cigar box guitar licks and raspy “Dr. John-like, whiskey and gravel- soaked vocals.” With the addition of Trombonist Suavo Jones, Sam Brady on B3 and Taylor Orr on lead guitar, the grooves go from funky to "funk-nasty" as the band gains more notoriety in the blues festival and jam circuit. With a shoot-from-the- hip Memphis attitude, and a STAX-busting explosion of modern blues vision, GTBB represents a welcome changing of the guard. “This is 21st Century Blues at its best.” - Living Blues Magazine
Blues Music with DJ
Lively music to keep the après-ski going all afternoon.