Show highlights blues guitarist

Chris Antonik will perform at Eagles Hall in Abbotsford

Guitarist Chris Antonik performs in Abbotsford on March 6.

The Fraser Valley Blues Society presents renowned blues guitarist Chris Antonik on Friday, March 6.

The performance takes place at the Eagles Hall, 33868 Essendene Ave. Doors open at 7 p.m and the concert begins at 8 p.m.

Antonik, based in Toronto, was nominated for Best New Artist at 2011’s Maple Blues Awards after the release of his debut album, and has since become one of Canada’s fastest-rising blues artists.

In 2013, his album Better for You had significant airplay across Canada, the U.S. and Europe, including on Sirius XM’s Bluesville, and was nominated for Best Blues Album by the German Record Critics’ Association.

Tickets for the show are $20 and can be purchased at the Eagles Hall lounge or by calling 604-217-2259.

Just Posted

UFV men’s basketball hosting NCAA’s Roadrunners

Cascades challenging Cal State Bakersfield in exhibition game on Monday

New hospice programs aim eyed for at-home patients and caregivers

Abbotsford Hospice Society set to launch day program for people living at home with terminal illness

Abbotsford Arts Council seeks submissions for 2020 exhibits

Kariton Art Gallery hosts 10 to 12 shows each year

Abbotsford man crafts one-of-a-kind metal sculptures at Green Lake home

‘I am in an office all day and this is my way to get away from all of that’

SLIDESHOW: Symphony in the Park

Free concert at Mill Lake featured Abbotsford’s young orchestra talent

VIDEO: Canadian zoos’ captive breeding programs help preserve endangered species

Programs considered last-ditch effort to prevent local extinctions of turtles, butterflies and more

Oppenheimer Park residents told to leave, clear out tents by Aug. 21

Police say park has seen influx of residents, violence in recent months

Vancouver man arrested after pregnant woman’s SUV stolen, then crashed

Police are recommending charges against a 22-year-old Vancouver man

Environment groups warned saying climate change is real could be seen as partisan

Talk of climate change could be viewed as advocating against Maxime Bernier, the leader of the People’s Party of Canada

Search crews find 4-year-old boy who went missing near Mackenzie

George went missing early Saturday afternoon

15-year-old boy drowns after midnight jump into Okanagan Lake

The RCMP and BC Coroners Service are investigating the drowning.

Canadian entrepreneurs turning beer byproduct into bread, cookies and profits

Some breweries turn to entrepreneurs looking to turn spent grain into treats for people and their pets

Most Read