Occurs on Friday October 25 2019

Approximate running time: 2 hours and 15 minutes


The Bailey Theatre
1501 Cedar Avenue
Trail BC V1R 4C7

Performance Notes

× Kootenay Concert Connections in association with EZ ROCK presents

The Legendary Downchild Blues Band

50th Anniversary Tour

Friday, October 25th at 7:30 pm

After 18 albums, countless awards and wowing sold-out audiences around the globe, The Legendary Downchild Blues Band is celebratng their 50th Anniversary this year with a brand-new show featuring hits like 'Flip, Flop & Fly, ' as well as fan favourites and hidden gems from throughout their illustrious career.

Downchild came to international prominence as the inspiration for the Hollywood stars Dan Akroyd and the late John Belushi's hit film, The Blue Brothers. In fact, two Downchild songs, 'Shotgun blues' and '(I've Got everything I Need) Almost' were even covered on The Blue Brothers' 1978 multi-platinum album Briefcase Full of Blues.

The band is lead by founder, Donnie 'Mr Downchild' Walsh on guitar and harmonica, singer Chuck Jackson, who also plays harmonica, tenor sax man Pat Carey, Michael Fonfar on keyboards, Gary Kendall on bass and drummer Mike Fitzpatrick.

With their signature jump-blues style and infectious, soulful sound, Juno award winners Downchild deliver a live performance that is second to none. This special anniversary show is one not to be missed!

Tickets $48.50 including all taxes & fees.

Tickets on sale on Friday April 12th at 12 noon. The trailer link to their HBO Canada documentary “Flip, Flop & Fly” is at There’s a high quality live performance link of “Come On In” at

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