Dan Doiron

 

 

 

Rockin' in Memphis

It’s a long way from Atlantic Canada to Tennessee, but that’s the journey the Dan Doiron Band is eagerly planning to kick off their 2018 tour schedule. The band recently won the East Coast Blues Society’s “Maritimes to Memphis” Competition for a second time, awarding them the honour of representing Atlantic Canada at the worlds’ largest Blues competition and networking event, the International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis. Over 200 Blues Foundation affiliate blues societies from around the world send musicians to compete.

New Album On the Way

The Dan Doiron Band’s triumph in Halifax this time dovetails perfectly with the release of their fourth album Livin’ Centre Stage. “We are so pumped to be returning to this huge blues competition in the birthplace of the blues and are excited to introduce songs from the new cd”, says Doiron

First Single Released

The band has decided to release the first single in December2017, in advance of the official cd release. The hot new single called Ridin’ The Rods pays tribute to the early ambassadors of the blues. During the golden age of rail travel, the upper class travelled in luxury train coaches while blues musicians like Honey Boy Edwards and others either rode in the box cars or, if they were locked, they rode underneath the box cars hanging on for their lives as they steamed across the country. They called this riding the rods...