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Published on 13 October 2017
Event date: 06/04/2018 20:00 - 22:30 Export event
Toronto-based Chris Antonik was nominated for Best New Artist in 2011 at Canada's Maple Blues Awards after the release of his debut album, and has since become one of Canada’s most acclaimed blues artists.
Blending innovative, thoughtful songwriting with stunning blues guitar work, some music critics have drawn comparisons to Eric Clapton. In its 2010 year-end review, Chris was named the "future of the blues" by Canada's Blues Underground Network.
In 2013, Chris’ sophomore album Better for You was hailed by critics as “a masterpiece,” “the best Canadian blues-rock album of 2013,” and “the sound of someone taking the blues to a new place.
Available from OFS, Carlisle Old Town Hall & Online
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Once named "the future of the Blues" Chris is Canada's most acclaimed blues artist.
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