OUR Coffeehouse ft Charlie Jacobson
Date:Wed, May 17th, 2017
Time:7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Open Mic from 7 pm til 8:30 pm, followed by Charlie Jacobson in OUR Feature Spot!
Charlie is an old soul with no fixed address, and has packed four years of full-time touring experience into his 24-year old life. He has backed up and been backed up by some of the Canadian blues giants: Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne, Russell Jackson, Sherman “Tank” Doucette, David Vest and Donald Ray Johnson, to name a few.
Charlie is friends with 70-somethings who think they’re 20, ‘cause he’s a 20-something who seems like he’s 70. He has a pension for all things retro, including blues music, pompadours, old suitcases and garment bags.
All of this foundation building paid off. Charlie’s guitar appears to be part of his body when he’s on stage, like a third arm. It is not uncommon to see him weaving throughout crowds and jumping from drum kit to table, while singing his heart out, and never losing a note on the guitar.
With his first musical stage performance occurring at age 4, it is possible that Charlie Jacobson’s first baby soother was a guitar pick. Both of his parents were are musicians and Charlie would fall asleep listening to the sounds of his parent’s band practices.
Charlie became a recording artist at the age of 12, using 4-track tape recorders.
His first full length Album was released in 2015 titled “Alberta Flood”
In spring 2016, Charlie contributed guitar parts for the new Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne record, “Jumpin and Boppin for Joy”, that went to number 1 on American and Canadian Blues Charts.
Currently he is performing consistently solo, with CJ Band, Sherman “Tank” Doucette and Kenny “Blues Boss” Wayne Bio by : Trisha Elliott
There is no greater gift to give performers than to simply sit and listen. We encourage a listening environment and thank everyone in advance for helping create a beautiful experience for all.
In OUR Artist/Artisan Corner: TBC
Become a member here: https://kelownaartscouncil.ca/membership/
Open Mic segment promises to be wonderful, as always!
Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call Lynda at 250.878.6885 to get on the list!
A comfortable and welcoming atmosphere for members of the community to relax and enjoy some of our wonderful local talent as a LISTENING AUDIENCE, OUR Coffeehouse provides great opportunities for up-and-coming artists to gain experience and find mentorship from those who are more at ease on stage.
Coffee, Tea & snacks available (by donation)
Performers will often have cd’s/books available to purchase
The third-to-last and last Wednesdays of every month:
Upcoming dates and Feature Performers for 2017 are:
May 31 – Tainted Soul
June 14 – Nicole Holkstad
June 28 – Hot Air/Cool Tunes
July 12 – Step n’ Stone
July 26 – Kinny (Caitlin Simpson)
Aug 16 – Okanagan Music Group Winner
Aug 30 – Blue Skies Trio
Benvoulin Heritage ChurchAddress:
2279 Benvoulin Road, Kelowna
Cost:$10.00 at the door. Only $5:00 for Kelowna Arts Council Members!
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