May 5th 2018 03:00 PM - May 5th 2018 07:00 PM

Monkeyjunk

20.00
306 King Street West, Hamilton, ON, Canada

Monkeyjunk

EVENT DESCRIPTION

The 10th Anniversary Tour hits Hamilton...and in celebration of their 2nd Juno Award for Blues Album of the Year (Album: "Time to Roll"), MONKEYJUNK brings their swamp-rock & blues show to Casbah for an afternoon matinee on May 5th.  Tickets go on-sale via bruha.com off our website April 2nd, and hardcopy tickets will follow shortly after courtesy of Dr Disc Records & Vagabond Saints.

 

“The name MonkeyJunk comes from Son House, who once said ‘I’m talking about the blues, I ain’t talking ’bout no monkeyjunk.’ But I am going to talk about MonkeyJunk – they are brilliant and have produced one of the best albums I have heard in a long time…; Ten tracks that prove that this Canadian band is here to stay. And as Son House would have said if he had seen these boys: ‘I’m talking ’bout the blues, I’m talking about MonkeyJunk!'” – Bob Boncey, Blues Matters (UK)

“The Sultans of Swamp R&B” – William Shatner

“MonkeyJunk are keeping the spirits of Muddy Waters and the other roots giants alive with their own unique brand of music. Check it out – you won’t be disappointed.” – David Wilcox

“Loved your CD, some really cool tunes – It is one I find myself listening to over and over again” – Ritchie Hayward, Little Feat

“Blues, raw and different.” – Star Trek captain/Canadian actor/musician Bruce Greenwood

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ABOUT THE ORGANIZER

The Casbah

The Casbah (located at the corners of King St West & Queen St North in the Central Neighbourhood of downtown Hamilton Ontario) opened it’s doors in January 2001. The debut event was none other than Seminal Pixies frontman Frank Black and his band the Catholics. The sold out concert was presented by the venue, and in association with a new local promoter who would one day become a more significant component to the Casbah as a live music club.



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