Blues News

President’s Message – March 2017

gerold250I can only say “WOW”. Grant, you’ve put together an amazing lineup for Summertime Blues 2017 this upcoming August. Over 480 applicants narrowed down to an outstanding cast of entertainers. This show will be the envy of the Pacific Northwest. So watch for early bird tickets coming on sale shortly. Keep checking Facebook for updates.

We always have a bit of housekeeping to do in March and that means our Annual General Meeting. The AGM is scheduled for March 22, 2017 at 7:00 PM at the Harewood Legion. Everyone is welcome to attend. This is the time when we present our financial statements, recap the previous years activities, announce upcoming events and elect board members. Only paid up members are permitted to vote. So please renew your membership either online or at the AGM. If you don’t have a membership but would like to become a member, your support would be greatly appreciated. Current membership will receive a separate email reminder regarding the AGM. So mark your calendar.

2017 is Canada’s 150th anniversary and we plan to party with the best during our “Summertime Blues”. We have a number of events coming up in the near future. April, May and June will bring some very talented musicians to the Queens. These events are all fund raisers so make sure you plan to participate.

Til next time.


Gerold Haukenfrers

If you’re a Vancouver Island blues musician or band please let us know of your upcoming performance and we will be happy to promote your event in our Newsletter and on our Facebook and Twitter sites. Contact us at or send us a message via Facebook or Twitter.