Jack Semple live at the Kelowna Yacht Club

January 19th, 8 pm


Jack Semple Live

Jack Semple Live. Photo: https://www.jacksemple.com

Regina’s Jack Semple has reached an international audience for his songwriting, recordings and performances as a vocalist and flamenco-technique, groove-loving guitarist.  Juno recipient, two-time winner of the Western Canadian Blues album of the year, Grammy ballot nomination for “Contemporary Blues Album” in 2017 and 2018 and two-time Gemini nominee, what Jack enjoys most is jamming live! “I’m excited to play Kelowna with my band and raise the roof!”  New Kelowna resident Dave Chabot is on bass and Brent Jefferson is flying in to play drums for this one event at the Yacht Club.

Jack Semple at Yacht Club, 19 January, 8 pmSemple grew up on a farm north of Regina, Saskatchewan. He started his musical career playing with various Regina-based bands, and later relocated to Toronto in the late 1980s to become the lead guitarist of The Lincolns, a popular funk and rhythm and blues band. He left the band after  two years and returned to Regina to pursue a solo career and to spend more time with his family. After his move back to Regina, Semple contributed to television and music scores and appeared in the title role of Guitarman, a 1994 television movie. Semple also commenced a solo recording career that has resulted in the release of nine albums to date. In 1992, he came to national prominence through winning the MuchMusic “Guitar Wars” contest.  His newest album, “Can’t Stop This Love” has been voted as the #2 release in Saskatechwan in 2018 by SOCAN.  He is also up for the Guitarist of the Year Award at Toronto’s Maple Blues Award.  He Semple continues to perform as a solo artist and with The Jack Semple Band, across Canada as well as touring in the United States and Europe.

Check him out!

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