Fathead, one of Canada’s top blues acts, is paying a visit to Victoria this week on the heels of its seventh album, Where’s the Blues Taking Me.
The two-time Juno award-winning ensemble, which plays a blend of funk, soul and roots music, has been called an “all-star team” of the blues genre. The group features lead vocalist John Mays, band leader Al Lerman, (harp and saxophone), bassist Omar Tunnoch, guitarist Teddy Leonard, and Bucky Berger on drums. The show is being presented by the Victoria Blues Society, which has made the concert its latest “Return to Harpo’s” event.Fathead hits Victoria Sun, Sept. 18 at the Upstairs Cabaret. Tickets are $20, available at Upstairs, Lyle’s Place, Island Audio and Darcy’s Pub. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. M
By Ryan Flaherty