Big Rude Jake @ the Arts Block – March 14
Noted for his skill as a blues shouter and raconteur, Big Rude Jake Hiebert is especially drawn to the roots of American music. You’ll hear blues, jazz, rockabilly, jump, gospel, folk and fingerpicking ragtime guitar.
Add a sharp wit and a touch of cabaret and you’ve got Big Rude Jake.
Pearly Jenkins cut his musical teeth when the bars and taverns were still
smokey and when real country music and country music legends still haunted stages across the land. From his rockabilly revival start in the 80’s back to the country roots he embodies today, Pearly Jenkins is the real deal.
Pearly has put together a collection of songs that captures the dark heart of country music straight from the rural south of Ontario Canada’s tobacco belt.
Pearly triumphs over the glimmer of whiskey, hard drugs and heartache by the sheer grit and determination of his great songs, a dulcet voice and his good heart. If you love real country music you’ll love Pearly.
Tickets $20 advance or $25 at the door.