Live music venues seem to come and go around Yeg-town there is one that stands out as a cornerstone of all things LIVE!
Blues on Whyte in the Commercial Hotel is getting a much deserved spruce up. With no major changes since it opened it’s doors back in 1985, It was time to do some updates. While the original charm and character will still be in place it needed some updates like a complete overhaul of the audio system, new stage, new furniture, a new bar and better sight lines from around the room. Denton Morrell, the Blues on Whyte Manager, mentions that it was important to consult the regulars on what they wanted to see happen with the changes as well as keeping in mind the new generation of music goers to come through the doors.
While construction has been ongoing for a while, the venue has managed to stay open. It has been quite a logistical feat with contractors working through the day and live music in the evenings. They will be getting things back to a normal schedule starting with the grand re-opening On Wednesday and Thursday April 27th-28th with Jason Elmore & Hoodoo Witch scheduled to hit the stage as the first act in the completely updated venue.
For a complete up to date list of who's playing The Blues On Whyte visit: Upcoming Shows