The Hogtown Allstars

Unforgettable night of live blues music!


Date & Time

Thursday, June 20, 2024

June 20, 2024

7:30 pm


10:00 pm







John Saunders Centre
80 Sandford Fleming Drive
sold out
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About This Event

Experience an unforgettable night of incredible music with The Hogtown Allstars at 80 Sandford Fleming Dr! Get ready to dance, sing along, and revel in a fantastic time with this talented group of musicians. Their energetic performances and amazing stage presence make this an event you won't want to miss. Gather your friends and prepare for a night to remember!

The Hogtown Allstars boast some of the most experienced players in the global blues scene. Led by Downchild Blues Band alumni Chuck Jackson, Pat Carey, Gary Kendall, Jim Casson, and Tyler Yarema, along with Maple Blues Band alumni Teddy Leonard and Howard Moore, these musicians have collectively won over 20 Maple Blues Awards, 5 Juno Awards, and numerous international blues and jazz music accolades.

Members of the Hogtown Allstars have been inducted into both the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame and the Blues Museum Hall of Fame. They've also received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Maple Blues Awards. Downchild Blues Band is renowned as one of the world's foremost, most celebrated, and longest-running blues outfits. Adding to this lineup are members from legendary bands like Fathead, Powder Blues, The Cameo Blues Band, David Vest & The Willing Victims, The Swingin' Blackjacks, Braithwaite & Whiteley, Johnny Rawls, The Robin Banks Blues Band, The Mighty Duck Blues Band, and Lance Anderson’s The Last Waltz – creating a blues supergroup like no other.

Originally conceived in 2013, the Hogtown Allstars started as a collaborative outlet for Toronto-based musicians dedicated to the blues. After coordinating their schedules and hitting the studio, "Hog Wild" was recorded over 2021, featuring 8 new original songs and 2 covers.

The Hogtown Allstars lineup includes:

  • Chuck Jackson: Lead vocals/harmonica
  • Gary Kendall: Bass/vocals
  • Pat Carey: Tenor & baritone saxophone
  • Teddy Leonard: Guitar/vocals
  • Jim Casson: Drums
  • Tyler Yarema: Piano/organ/vocals
  • Howard Moore: Trumpet/vocals

Don’t miss this chance to see the ultimate blues supergroup live and create unforgettable memories!

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