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Chris Antonik will perform at Eagles Hall in Abbotsford

Guitarist Chris Antonik performs in Abbotsford on March 6.

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.