Jack de Keyzer

Jack de Keyzer

All Ages
Blues guitar legend Jack de Keyzer returns for his 6th annual show at the MCC!

Jack de Keyzer is a blues guitar legend. Multiple Juno award and Maple Blues winner makes a 6th return to the MCC with his smoking band in support of his Juno nominated album, Checkmate. Live music fans , don't miss this show!

JACK DE KEYZER- The Checkmate Tour

For 45 years or roughly a couple million miles , blues man, guitarist, singer, song writer, Jack de Keyzer has been hitting the road, rail and air to bring his brand of guitar driven blues across Canada and around the globe. With 11 records, 1 DVD , 2 Junos and 7 Maple Blues Awards under his belt, de Keyzer delivers the goods wherever, whenever he performs. Playing over 100 shows a year, de Keyzer’s music is steeped in Chicago blues, with a broad range of influences ranging from Detroit’s Motown, Muscle Shoals deep soul , Memphis’ rock and roll, Philadelphia’s funky soul jazz and London, England’s (where de Keyzer hails from) blues rock. De Keyzer knows first hand as he has played with many first generation pioneers of these sounds and styles. (Bo Diddley, Otis Rush, Etta James, King Biscuit Boy and Ronnie Hawkins to name a few) His latest recording (Juno Nominated -Blues Album of the Year 2019) Checkmate is a 13 song tribute to the greats of Chess Records- Willie Dixon, Howlin’ Wolf, Albert King, Otis Rush and more. See and hear Jack de Keyzer with his incredible blues, rock and soul band on the Checkmate tour.

"The finest blues guitarist in Canada" Jeff Healey

"If Jack de Keyzer was from Chicago, New York or LA, he'd be famous" Bob Dylan

“Electric Love…a rock blues album with nods to guitar influences Clapton, Hendrix and Page… a disc of excellent new songs by a bluesman who should be considered their equal.” Maple Blues

Venue Information:
Midland Cultural Centre - Rotary Hall
333 King St.
Midland, ON, L4R 3M7