FGMAT
May 27 to June 03 2017

Jack Broadbent

Thursday 31 May 2018
9:00 pm


Venues

Centre de Congrès / Scène Goldcorp – Éléonore / Rouyn-Noranda

Show presented by : Liebherr et Agrégat RN

48$ First come first serve

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Biography


Hailed as “The new master of the slide guitar” by the Montreux Jazz Festival and “The real thang” by the legendary Bootsy Collins, Jack Broadbent has spent the past year wowing international audiences with his unique blend of virtuosic acoustic and slide guitar, and poignant folk and blues inspired vocals.

This talented singer and songwriter began his career humbly beginning on the street and has since left the audience speechless and breathless in front of his concerts and his unique slide guitar style. Born and raised in rural England by a musician father, Jack grew up listening to talented artists such as John Lee Hooker, Peter Green, Robert Johnson, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell, to name a few. These legends of rock, blues, roots and folk influenced Jack’s distinctive song writing, singing and performance style, which have a depth and heart that defies strict musical genres. Jack‘s performances exude a warmth, humour and energy that has electried audiences worldwide.

Following a string of successful shows opening for legendary artists, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Johnny Hallyday, Robben Ford, and Tony Joe White, Jack headlined his own whirlwind international tour, playing sold out shows for music lovers in Europe, New Zealand, Japan, the US and Canada. 2017 was a big year for Jack as he worked on a new album and continued touring internationally. With three full length albums under his belt, tens of millions of YouTube views and a devoted army of fans, this young musician’s career is going full throttle.

 With his feet firmly anchored in authentic blues, Jack Broadbent will certainly break into the world of music as one of the most exciting modern bluesmen of our time. Don’t miss the unforgettable musical experience that is Jack Broadbent live.


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