Special concert by bluesman Michael Pickett, Sat May 9

Michael_Pickett_Artword_2015_rSaturday May 9, 2015 at 8 pm, $20 ( Book online¬† or call 905-543-8512 to reserve). Artword Artbar is delighted to announce a rare and return appearance by the extraordinary blues guitarist and singer Michael Pickett. Michael told us back in 2009, when we were just starting out, that we were a “listening room” and that put us on the track we have followed ever since.
More about Michael from his website: “With exceptional award winning rack harmonica skills and powerful vocals, he delivers charismatic, compelling, and passionate performances that are charged with electricity and filled with authenticity, and a unique style. He puts his own spin on obscure tunes of legendary icons such as Robert Johnson, Bukka White, Mississippi John Hurt, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee and showcases his own potent material. Michael Pickett has evolved into an eclectic and captivating storyteller through Delta Blues, Country, Folk, and Americana, revealing a profound understanding of where this music comes from and why it stands the test of time. Pickett now performs exclusively as a solo acoustic artist touring throughout Canada, the US, the UK. and Europe, appearing in blues, folk, jazz clubs, coffee houses, house concerts, theatres, festivals… ”

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