For Immediate Release
March 16, 2017
Arts Commons Presents:
Viral Bluesman Jack Broadbent Brings Unique Brand of Guitar to Calgary
CALGARY – Arts Commons Presents PCL Blues is pleased to welcome slide-guitarist Jack Broadbent on Friday, April 7 & Saturday, April 8 to Arts Commons at the Engineered Air Theatre.
Filmed on the streets of the UK showing off his unique slide guitar stylings, Jack Broadbent made waves, garnering millions of views online.
“It’s pretty amazing because my feet haven’t touched the ground, I’m just rolling with it,” says Jack Broadbent about his overnight fame.
Travelling around the world with his powerful and distinctive blend of virtuosic acoustic and slide guitar, Jack Broadbent has played sold out shows in Europe, New Zealand, Japan, the United States, and Canada. His three albums were all recorded on the fly, capturing, as he describes it “real life in the moment.”
Join Arts Commons Presents for one of the most exciting modern bluesmen on the scene today. Click to view his viral video busking on the streets of Amsterdam.
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WHO: Jack Broadbent
WHERE: Arts Commons, Engineered Air Theatre
WHEN: Friday, April 7 & Saturday, April 8
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