2015 Shows and Highlights

  • December 31/January 1 - Headline Performance @ Fort William Historical Park - New Year's - Thunder Bay, ON

  • January 10 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution @ The Foundry - Thunder Bay,  ON

  • January 16 - James Boraski Trio @ Cheer's the Village Pub - Thunder Bay, ON

  • January 18 - James Boraski Trio @ Lakehead Unitarian Fellowship Hall - Thunder Bay, ON

  • January 21 - "Pair of Six's" - IBC Acoustic Duo @ Jerry Lee Lewis' 12 Bar Blues Lounge - Memphis, TN

  • January 22 - "Pair of Six's" - Great Canadian Polar Bear Blues Showcase @ Kooky Canuck Restaurant - Memphis, TN

  • January 22 - "Pair of Six's" - IBC Acoustic Duo @ Jerry Lee Lewis' 12 Bar Blues Lounge - Memphis, TN

  • January 28 - "Pair of Six's" - Live CBC Radio 1 Acoustic Performance on CBC's Superior Morning - Thunder Bay, ON

  • January 31 - "Pair of Six's" - Live CILU Radio Acoustic Performance on How Blue LU - Thunder Bay, ON

  • January 31 - James Boraski Trio @ Beaux Daddy's Canajun Grillhouse - Thunder Bay, ON 

  • February 21 - James Boraski Trio @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale - Thunder Bay, ON

  • February 26 - James Boraski Trio @ The Apollo Bar - Thunder Bay, ON - Opening Act for "Wicked Grin"

  • February 27 - James Boraski Trio @ Cheer's the Village Pub - Thunder Bay, ON

  • March 1 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution @ The Black Pirate Pub - Thunder Bay, ON

  • March 7 - James Boraski Trio @ Daytona's Restaurant & Bar - Thunder Bay, ON

  • March 13 - "The Night Owls" Acoustic Duo @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale - Thunder Bay, ON

  • March 20 - JB Trio Performance @ The Red Lion Smokehouse - Thunder Bay, ON

  • April 11 - JB Trio Performance @ Beaux Daddy's Canajun Grillhouse - Thunder Bay, ON

  • April 17 - "The Night Owls" Acoustic Duo Performance @ Daytona's Restaurant & Bar - Thunder Bay, ON

  • April 18 - James Boraski Trio @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale - Thunder Bay, ON

  • April 28 - James Boraski & Dwayne Laforme Duo @ Tefler Place - Paris, ON

  • May 1 - James & Pete Boraski Acoustic Duo @ Turkey Vegas Bar & Grill - Turkey Point, ON

  • May 2 - James Boraski & Dwayne Laforme Band @ The Liquid Lounge - Brantford, ON

  • May 3 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution @ Turkey Vegas Bar & Grill - Turkey Point, ON

  • May 8 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution (featuring Dwayne Laforme) @ Swazzee's Bar - Waterford, ON

  • May 9 - James Boraski with the Brant Parker Band @ Donnelly's Pub - Thorold, ON

  • May 22 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution @ The Apollo Bar - Thunder Bay, ON

  • May 23 - James Boraski Trio @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale - Thunder Bay, ON

  • May 30 - James Boraski Quartet @ Daytona's Restuarant & Bar - Thunder Bay, ON

  • June 6 - James Boraski Trio @ Daytona's Restaurant & Bar - Thunder Bay, ON

  • June 13 - James Boraski Trio @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale - Thunder Bay, ON

  • June 20 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution @ Canadian Lakehead Exhibition 125th Anniversary - Thunder Bay

  • June 20 - James Boraski Trio @ Beaux Daddy's French Quarter Steakhouse - Thunder Bay, ON

  • June 27 - James Boraski Trio @ The Royalton Hotel - Thunder Bay, ON

  • July 3 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution "Blues Fest" After Party @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale - Thunder Bay, ON

  • July 4 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution "Blues Fest" After Party @ The Apollo Bar - Thunder Bay, ON

  • July 8 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution @ Summer in the Parks Festival - Thunder Bay, ON

  • July 10 - James Boraski Trio @ Wawa Music Festival - Wawa, ON

  • July 11 - James Boraski Trio @ Wawa Music Festival - Wawa, ON

  • July 25 - James Boraski Trio @ The Royalton Lounge - Thunder Bay, ON

  • July 26 - James Boraski Trio @ Sunday's in the Park - Chippewa Park, Thunder Bay, ON

  • August 7 - James Boraski Trio @ Portside Restaurant & Lounge - Prince Arthur Hotel - Thunder Bay, ON 

  • August 8 - Jame Boraski Quartet @ The Kiwanis Club's Northwestern Ontario Annual Meeting - Thunder Bay, ON 

  • August 14 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution @ The Wayland Bar & Grill - Thunder Bay, ON

  • August 15 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution @ The Wayland Bar & Grill - Thunder Bay, ON

  • August 21 - James Boraski Trio @ Daytona's Restaurant & Bar - Thunder Bay, ON

  • August 22 - James Boraski Trio @ Portside Restaurant & Lounge - Prince Arthur Hotel - Thunder Bay, ON

  • August 26 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution @ Summer in the Parks Festival - Thunder Bay, ON

  • August 28 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution - Rib Fest After Party  @ The Apollo Bar - Thunder Bay, ON

  • August 29 - James Boraski Trio - Rib Fest After Party @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale - Thunder Bay, ON

  • September 12 - James Boraski Trio @ Beaux Daddy's French Quarter Steakhouse - Thunder Bay, ON

  • September 18 - James Boraski Trio - Private Function - Thunder Bay, ON

  • September 29 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution @ Thunder Bay Community Auditorium - Thunder Bay, ON

  • October 10 - James Boraski Trio @ Portside Restaurant & Lounge - Prince Arthur Hotel - Thunder Bay, ON

  • October 17 - James Boraski Quartet @ Daytona's Restaurant & Bar - Thunder Bay, ON

  • October 30 - James Boraski Trio @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale - Thunder Bay, ON

  • October 31 - James Boraski Trio @ Portside Restaurant & Lounge - Prince Arthur Hotel - Thunder Bay, ON

  • November 5 - James Boraski Trio - Private Function @ Daytona's Restaurant & Bar - Thunder Bay, ON

  • November 13 - James Boraski Trio @ Portside Restaurant & Lounge - Prince Arthur Hotel - Thunder Bay, ON

  • November 14 - James Boraski & Momentary Evolution @ The Apollo Bar - Thunder Bay, ON

  • November 21 - James Boraski Trio @ Daytona's Restaurant & Bar - Thunder Bay, ON

  • November 27 - James Boraski Trio @ Portside Restaurant & Lounge - Prince Arthur Hotel - Thunder Bay, ON

  • November 28 - James Boraski Trio @ Daytona's Restaurant & Bar - Thunder Bay, ON

  • December 5 - James Boraski Trio @ Beaux Daddy's French Quater Steakhouse - Thunder Bay, ON

  • December 11 - James Boraski Trio - Private Holiday Function - Thunder Bay, ON

  • December 19 - James Boraski Trio @ Portside Restaurant & Lounge - Prince Arthur Hotel - Thunder Bay, ON

  • December 31 - James Boraski & MomentaryEvolution @ Beaux Daddy's French Quarter Steakhouse - Thunder Bay

 

2015 Year End Highlights

  • Headline Performance @ Fort William Historical Park - New Year's Eve - Thunder Bay, ON - December 31, 2014

  • Solo / Duo Quarter Finalist @ 31st Annual International Blues Challenge - Memphis, TN - January 20 -24, 2015

  • Pair of Six's - Acoustic Duo Showcase @ The 2015 Great Canadian Polar Bear Blues Showcase - Memphis, TN

  • Inductee - American Heritage Blues Hall of Fame as a Master Blues Artist & Master Blues Band - February 2015

  • Opening Act for 2015 Maple Blues Award Winners - "Wicked Grin" - Thunder Bay, ON - February 26, 2015

  • Regional Finalist - Canada's 2015 CBC Searchlight Contest - Northern Ontario - May 2015

  • Headline Performer @ 125th Anniversary of the Canadian Lakehead Exhibition - Thunder Bay, ON - June 20, 2015

  • Headline Performer @ Summer in the Parks - Marina Park - Thunder Bay, ON - July 8 and August 26, 2015

  • Headline Performer @ Canadian Mental Health Association's Camo Formal - Thunder Bay, ON - September 12, 2015

  • Headline Performer @ Beaux Daddy's - New Year's Eve Party - Thunder Bay, ON - December 31, 2015 

 

2014 Shows and Highlights

  • January 15 & 16 - Duo  Performance @ Cowpet Bay East Resort -  St. Thomas, USVI

  • February 14 - Trio Performance @ The Finlandia Embassy Bar & Grill, Thunder Bay, ON

  • February 21 - Trio Performance @ Cheer's the Village Pub, Thunder Bay, ON

  • March 8 - Trio Performance @ 5 Forks Restaurant, Thunder Bay, ON

  • March 15 - JB & ME Band - St. Urho's Day Celebration & Dance @ The Finlandia Hall, Thunder Bay, ON

  • March 22 - Trio Performance @ Daytona's Restaurant & Bar, Thunder Bay, ON

  • March 28 - Trio Performance @ Cheer's the Village Pub, Thunder Bay, ON

  • April 4 - JB & ME Band @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale, Thunder Bay, ON

  • April 12 - Trio Performance @ 5 Forks Restaurant, Thunder Bay, ON

  • April 25 - "Pair of Sixes" - International Blues Challenge @ The Apollo Bar, Thunder Bay, ON

  • May 9 - JB & ME Band @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale, Thunder Bay, ON

  • May 10 - Trio Performance @ 5 Forks Restaurant, Thunder Bay, ON

  • May 23 - JB & ME Band Performance - International Blues Challenge @  The Apollo Bar, Thunder Bay , ON

  • May 24 to June 13 - Islands, Prairies & Territories Tour - BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories

  • May 24 - Trio Performance @ The Cellar Bar & Grille, Yellowknife, NT'

  • May 25 - Trio Performance @ Dancing Moose Cafe (2 Shows), Yellowknife, NT

  • May 29 - Trio Performance @ The Wildcat Cafe, Yellowknife, NT

  • May 31 - Trio Performance / Private Function, Yellowknife, NT

  • June 5 - Trio Performance @ Sandra's Restaurant & Winnie's Dene Art Gallery, Enterprise, NT

  • June 5 - JB & ME Band @ The Dog House Sports Pub, Hay River, NT

  • June 6 - JB & ME Band @ The Dog House Sports Pub, Hay River, NT

  • June 7 - JB & ME Band @ The Cellar Bar & Grille, Yellowknife, NT

  • June 8 - Trio Performance @ The Wildcat Cafe, Yellowknife, NT

  • June 9 - Solo Performance / House Concert, Victoria, BC

  • June 11 - Solo Performance / House Concert, Salt Spring Island, BC

  • June 12 - Duo Performance / House Concert, Edmonton, AB

  • June 13 - Solo Performance / House Concert, Saskatoon, SK

  • June 20 - Trio Performance @ Cheer's the Village Pub, Thunder Bay, ON

  • June 27 - "Pair of Sixes" Performance - International Blues Challenge @ The Apollo Bar, Thunder Bay, ON

  • June 27 - JB & ME Band Performance - International Blues Challenge @  The Apollo Bar, Thunder Bay , ON

  • June 28 - JB & ME Band Performance @ The Foundry, Thunder Bay, ON

  • July 4 - JB & ME Band Opens the 13th Annual Thunder Bay Blues Fest @ Marina Park, Thunder Bay, ON

  • July 4 - JB & ME Band - Blues Fest After Party Show @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale, Thunder Bay, ON

  • July 5 - JB & ME Band - Blues Fest After Party Show @ The Finlandia Hall, Thunder Bay, ON

  • July 19 - Trio Performance @ Beaux Daddy's Canajun Grillhouse, Thunder Bay, ON

  • July 30 - JB & ME Band @ Summer in the Parks Music Festival @ Marina Park, Thunder Bay, ON

  • August 6 - JB & ME Band - Headline Performance @ The Canadian Lakehead Exhibition, Thunder Bay, ON

  • August 16 - Trio Performance @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale, Thunder Bay, ON

  • August 23 - JB & ME Band Concert @ Waterfront District BIA Rib Fest at the Thunder Bay Casino, Thunder Bay, ON

  • August 24 - Trio Performance @ Beaux Daddy's Canajun Grillhouse, Thunder Bay, ON

  • September 25 - JB & ME Band Concert @ Thunder Bay Community Auditorium, Thunder Bay, ON

  • September 27 - JB & ME Band Performance @ The Foundry, Thunder Bay, ON

  • October 17 - Trio Performance @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale, Thunder Bay, ON

  • October 24 - JB & ME Band Performance at "International Blues Challenge" @ The Apollo Bar, Thunder Bay, ON

  • October 24 - Trio Performance @ Cheer's the Village Pub, Thunder Bay, ON

  • October 25 - "Pair of Six's" Duo Performance at "International Blues Challenge" @ The Apollo Bar, Thunder Bay, ON

  • November 1 - Trio Performance @ Beaux Daddy's Canajun Grillhouse, Thunder Bay, ON

  • November 8 - Trio Performance @ 5 Forks Restaurant & Bar, Thunder Bay, ON

  • November 14 - Trio Performance @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale, Thunder Bay, ON

  • November 15 - "Pair of Six's" Duo Performance @ Beaux Daddy's Canajun Grillhouse, Thunder Bay, ON

  • November 19 - JB & ME Band Performance @ Water Tower Inn, Sault Ste. Marie, ON

  • November 22 - JB & ME Band Concert @ Mary Webb Centre, Highgate, ON

  • November 23 - JB & ME Band Performance @ Bay City Music Hall, Hamilton, ON

  • November 30 - Solo Performance @ The Station Coffee House, Brantford, ON

  • December 4 - JB & ME Band Corporate Performance @ Gargoyles Grille & Ale, Thunder Bay, ON

  • December 6 - JB & ME Band Performance @ The Foundry, Thunder Bay, ON

  • December 12 - Trio Performance @ Cheer's the Village Pub, Thunder Bay, ON

  • December 31 - New Year's Eve Celebration @ Fort William Historical Park, Thunder Bay, ON

 

2014 Year End Highlights

  • "Comin' Home" wins Thunder Bay Blues Society's "Best Self-Produced CD";  among ~75 CDs at IBC - Memphis, TN 

  • "Comin' Home" #6 in the Top 10 Canadian Blues Rock Albums of 2013 issued by Blues Underground Network (CA)

  • "Comin' Home" nominated for a "Jimi Award" for 2013 International Release of the Year by Blues411 (USA)

  • "Comin' Home" #13 in the Top 20 Blues Rock Albums of 2013 issued by Wasser-Prawda Magazine (Germany)

  • Opening Act @ Thunder Bay Blues Fest - featuring: Steve Hill; Shakura S'Aida; Serena Ryder; Jimmie Vaughan

  • Featured performance @ Summer in the Parks Music Festival at Marina Park in Thunder Bay, ON - July 30, 2014

  • Headline performance @ The Canadian Lakehead Exhibition in Thunder Bay, ON - August 6, 2014 

  • Headline performance @ The Waterfront District Rib Fest in Thunder Bay, ON - August 23, 2014

  • Headline performance @ The Mary Webb Centre in Highgate, ON - November 22, 2014

  • Headline performance @ Fort William Historical Park - New Year's Eve - Thunder Bay, ON - December 31, 2014

  • Winner - Solo / Duo Participant @ 31st International Blues Challenge - Memphis, TN - January 20 -24, 2015‚Äč

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