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November 6, 2007

Double Header Blues and Roots in Saskatoon

Written by
cindy mcleod

blues concerts, Canada

The Legendary Miles Johnson and Manitoba Hal

Saskatoon blues and roots fans are in for a double-dose of fine music when The Legendary Miles Johnson and Manitoba Hal appear at the Off Broadway Acoustic Blues Room this Saturday, November 10th.

The evening is presented by the Saskatoon Blues Society as part of their ongoing concert series.


The Legendary Miles Johnson

The mastermind of Edmonton based singer/keyboardist Graham Guest and Toronto actor-musician Raoul Bhaneja, the pair are touring The Legendary Miles Johnson across the nation in support of their new release of the same name. The amorphous country-blues-roots group changes size and lineup for each performance, representing Guest and Bhaneja’s diversity of musical vision.


Manitoba Hall

Manitoba Hal is a roots and blues songwriter and guitarist whose sound is rooted in the delta and piedmont styles. Best known for his finger picking style, sharp sense of humour, and gritty lyrics punctuated by the smooth slide, the veteran musician has logged over 100,000 kms and appeared at blues festivals and clubs across the nation.

Saturday, November 10
Saskatoon Blues Society Presents
The Legendary Miles Johnson and Manitoba Hal
Off Broadway Acoustic Room, Saskatoon

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