Band Members Left to Right: Jon Wong (sax), Marc Doucet (guitar), Lindsay Beaver (Lead Vocals, Drums)
Michael Archer (Bass), Jesse Whiteley (Piano/Organ)
Experienced, road-tested and tougher than a two by four, The 24th Street Wailers are five musicians who originally met in music school. Their major influence? The sounds from the freewheeling period in the ‘40s and ‘50s when the Blues gave birth to Rock and Roll in black communities in major American cities. When showmanship mattered. When the sax player, not the guitarist, got the girls.
2014′s WICKED was nominated for a Juno Award (Canadian Grammy) and received widespread radio play including major radio shows and broadcasters such as B.B. King’s Bluesville on SiriusXM and thebluesmobile.com (House of Blues Radio Hour) as well as CBC. Host of thebluesmobile and Blues Brother Dan Aykroyd heralded the band as a “21st upgrade to jump and jive”. They have since released another album, WHERE EVIL GROWS in March 2015. This album has further cemented the band’s reputation as one of the best acts out there who bring a much needed high energy 1950's Rock n’ Roll approach to the game.
Led by Lindsay Beaver. A wild and crazy front woman and singing drummer. This band is filled out by Michael Archer on Upright Bass, Marc Doucet on Guitar, Jesse Whiteley on Piano, and Jonny Wong on wailing Sax. This band has been winning over the masses with their unbeatable live performances and a sense of showmanship from a time gone by, something many consider lost in modern day music.
With no signs of slowing down, The 24th Street Wailers have had a non stop touring schedule and played over 650 shows across the USA, Canada and Europe in the past four years.
Don’t miss this real deal Rock n’ Roll band. All Killer, No Filler!
Juno Award (Canadian Grammy) Nominees - Wicked - 2014 Blues Album of the Year
12 time Maple Blues Award (Canadian Blues Music Awards) Nominees – Entertainer of the Year, Electric Act of the Year, Drummer of the Year, Horn Player of the Year, etc.
3 time Maple Blues Award Winner – Jonny Wong (Horn Player of the Year)
Blues411.com “jimi” award Winner – Where Evil Grows - 2015 International Release of the Year
2 time Sirius/XM Radio INDIE Award Nominees – Blues Act of the Year
Photographer: Lindsay Beaver