Shrimp's Awards


          

WINNER OF THE 2011 MAPLE BLUES AWARD FOR "NEW ARTIST OR GROUP OF THE YEAR"
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NOMINATED FOR THE 2011 INDEPENDENT MUSIC AWARDS FOR "BLUES ARTIST/GROUP OF THE YEAR" 
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SEMI FINALIST AT THE INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE IN MEMPHIS 2013!
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BRAND NEW RELEASE”
When I first started out, my interest in Blues was more centered on the hard edge electric blues of Chicago. The harmonica driven bands like Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Junior Wells had always been my passion and are prevalent on my previous recordings.  
BB King had a much more refined, sophisticated and polished style of Blues. I went to see BB live at Roy Thomson Hall in 2007. I was mesmerized by his voice, his stories and the way he interacted with his audience. I left the Theatre with my eyes opened and on a different path.  I immediately picked up some of his older Kent recordings and was blown away by his vocal strength. He had the power to play and sing at such comfortable volume levels, leaving space and room for dynamics.  BB King really opened my mind and got me listening to new artists like Bobby Blue Bland, Jr. Parker and Little Milton.  On this record, my vocals are out front, on a few of our favorite
 tracks, done humbly, and respectfully, in our own way.
I am very proud to have been accompanied on this endeavor, by some of Canada's finest blues Musicians.

When I first started out, my interest in Blues was more centered on the hard edge electric blues of Chicago. The harmonica driven bands like Muddy Waters, Little Walter, Junior Wells had always been my passion and are prevalent on my previous recordings.
BB King had a much more refined, sophisticated and polished style of Blues. I went to see BB live at Roy Thomson Hall in 2007. I was mesmerized by his voice, his stories and the way he interacted with his audience. I left the Theatre with my eyes opened and on a different path. I immediately picked up some of his older Kent recordings and was blown away by his vocal strength. He had the power to play and sing at such comfortable volume levels, leaving space and room for dynamics. BB King really opened my mind and got me listening to new artists like Bobby Blue Bland, Jr. Parker and Little Milton. On this record, my vocals are out front, on a few of our favorite tracks, done humbly, and respectfully, in our own way. I am very proud to have been accompanied on this endeavor, by some of Canada's finest blues Musicians.

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Upcoming Venues

Previous events

Blues Meltdown

The Highlander Pub, 16 Twining St, , Pictou, NS B0K 1H0

You Don't Want To Miss This One!!! The Highlander Pub Presents: The Blues Meltdown 2019!! January 26th, 8pm - Tickets: $25 ADV / $30 DOOR. Charlie A'Court, Christine Nicole Campbell, Shrimp Daddy, Carson Downey, with opening act: Paul Tupper. On Drums: Serkan Süer, Bass: Kev Corbett, Keys: Jason Keddy. We Support Live Music in Pictou County, and this is going to be a serious scorcher of a show!!

Blues Night / Shrimp Daddy and the Sharpshooters

Belly Up, 214 Robie St, , Truro

Blues Night starts at 9 pm to 10:30 pm with the Dan Dorion Band followed by Shrimp Daddy and the Sharpshooters with Garrett Mason and Carter Chaplin.

Shrimp Daddy and the Sharpshooters

Bearlys

Garrett Mason, Carter Chaplin, Barry Cooke, and Aaron Churchill join Mike Shrimp Daddy Reid for a great night of electrified Swing Boogie Woogie Jump and Chicago Blues

Music Mountain

Thorburn

Event Passes: At gate $55 (Weekend) $25 (Friday) $35 (Saturday)

Advanced $50 (Weekend) $20 (Friday) $30 (Saturday)

to buy passes call: 902-922-2667 or 902-331-1611

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