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Ken Whiteley is a Canadian roots music legend. His musical journey has taken him from jug band, folk and swing to blues, gospel and children's music. Among numerous accolades, he has been awarded a Canadian Folk Music Award, Genie Award for Best Original Song in a Canadian film, Lifetime Achievement recognition from Folk Music Ontario (Ontario Council of Folk Festivals) and Mariposa Folk Festival. He has also been nominated for 7 Juno awards and 14 Maple Blues Awards. Ken’s live performances showcase his outstanding musicianship on guitars and mandolin, award winning original songs and his powerful vocals, called "...a cross between Pete Seeger and Tony Bennett on 11!" Whether leading his own group, solo or collaborating with peers at blues, folk, children’s festivals and concerts of all sizes, his “...deep knowledge and infectious passion” guarantee good times for all. As a producer of over 125 recording projects, Ken’s productions have garnered 10 Canadian Gold and Platinum records, 4 American Gold records, 22 Juno and 2 Grammy nominations, and sold over 8 million copies.


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We’re so thrilled to have Sacred Steel Guitarist Lonnie “Big Ben” Bennett and his wife gospel vocalist Cherlyn Bennett coming up from Rochester, NY for this season's finale.  Ken also welcomes back, gospel series favourites The Fabulous Levy Sisters, drummer Bucky Berger and bassist Ben Whiteley.  Sunday, March 29 at Hugh's Room, 2261 Dundas Street West, Toronto. Music from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Lunch reservations and/or concert tickets are available now from Hugh's Room (416) 531-6604.  Special rates for groups of 10 or more.  For guest artist bios go to Ken's Gospel Music page.

Reflections on the passage of time and readiness seem appropriate for the beginning of a new year. Here's a sneak peek at a new song which Ken wrote with his friend Arthur Renwick, which is on Ken Whiteley and The Beulah Band's debut CD.  Released February 3rd on Borealis Records, it is now available from Ken's Store! They can't wait to take their show on the road and they're very excited to have joined the roster at AIM Artists in Motion Booking Agency.


















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