The Heavyweights Brass Band Live @ The Queen's
34 Victoria Crescent, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5B8, Canada
The Nanaimo Blues Society and The Nanaimo International Jazz Festival are hosting the dynamic Heavyweights Brass Band for a special Monday night presentation at The Queen's.
7:00pm - 9:00pm The Heavyweights Brass Band
$20 in advance
$25 at the door
The Heavyweights Brass Band hits hard with its seasoned blend of groove, energy, virtuosity, and originality! For over a decade, this Toronto-based, New Orleans-inspired brass institution has brought theatre-goers to their feet and club-goers to the dance floor with an inspiring blend of original music and unexpected covers. The decision is in and audience members across North America unanimously give the win to HWBB in a knockout!
Their music has been featured on film, commercials, radio, and television and they have performed and recorded with the best in the game from percussion legend Giovanni Hidalgo to NOLA legends Roger Lewis of the Dirty Dozen Brass band and Joe Lastie of Preservation Hall fame. Their extensive touring experience has given them the opportunity to share the stage with the likes of Trombone Shorty, The Roots, and The Soul Rebels, among many others.
In a genre typically represented by groups twice its size, this powerhouse quintet punches above its weight and always delivers the feel-good, let-loose energy that leaves audiences clamouring for one more song!
The Heavyweights Brass Band would also like to thank the Canada Council for the Arts for their generous support.
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