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The Twisters Send Off At The Yale Hotel

White Rock Blues Society & Harley Productions Present The Twisters Blues Send Off Party The Yale Hotel Monday Jan 11th The Twisters will be representing Vancouver and the Province of BC at this year’s International Blues Challenge (IBC) being held in Memphis TN from January 20th to 23rd 2010. They are the first blues band being sponsored by the White Rock Blues Society to compete in this prestigious musical showcase of blues talent from around the world. The Blues Foundation located in Memphis is conducting its 26th annual International Blues Challenge with 125 acts from 40 states and 14 countries. http://www.blues.org Blues musicians from around the world will be competing for cash, prizes, and industry recognition. The Blues Foundation will present the 26th International Blues Challenge January 20-23, 2010 in Memphis, TN. The world's largest gathering of Blues acts represents an international search by The Blues Foundation and its Affiliated Organizations for the Blues Band and Solo/Duo Blues Act ready to take their act to the international stage. In 2009, 100 bands and 60 solo/duo acts entered, filling the clubs up and down Beale Street for the semi-finals on Thursday and Friday and the finals at the Orpheum Theater on Saturday. In addition The Twisters have received 5 nominations for Maple Blues Awards scheduled in Toronto on Monday January 18th 2010. http://www.torontobluessociety.com/pressreleases/09_mba.htm The Twisters are David “Hurricane” Hoerl - vocals & harp Brandon “Yukon Slim” Isaak - guitar & vocals Keith Picot - bass Chip Hart - drums The show will be held at Yale Hotel, 1300 Granville Street, Vancouver BC on Monday Jan 11th for two good reasons. The first is for local fans to give them a good send off before they head out to attend the Maple Blues Awards and the IBC and the other to generate funds needed to support their travel costs. Admission $10.00; Doors open at 7:00PM show starts 7:30 PM. For additional information call WRBS at 604 542 6515 or Luke Harley at 778 887-6756