Columbia Valley & East Kootenay
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Tim Williams stars in the ‘Love it Live’ series
Feb 22, 2018 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm| $3 - $60
Tim Williams’ music combines all the best of the superstars of blues like Robert Johnson, Hank Williams, Hula Hattie, Flaco Jiminez and Bob Marley. The man can play a guitar that will leave you speechless – he’s a master on the finger-style guitar, slide guitar, mandolin and Hawaiian guitar for a start!
Tim has been writing and performing solo roots/blues for more than 40 years, since his coffee-house days in California’s 1960s. During his illustrious career, he has played Folk/Blues/Jazz festivals and concert halls and clubs from Halifax, to Vancouver Island, to the Yukon as well as internationally and won some very impressive awards and accolades:
- Several Maple Blues award nominations (Toronto Blues Society)
- 3 Juno nominations
- Betty Mitchell awards for composition/musical direction in theatre
- At least 12 awards from Real Blues magazine (artist, guitarist, producer)
- Guitarist Of The Year for 2012 by the Calgary Blues Music Association
- International Blues Challenge in Memphis for Best Solo or Duo and best guitarist solo or duo
Today, Tim Williams makes his home on the Canadian prairies.
You can sneak a listen to Tim’s music here.