Sherman Doucette, Bluesman a soulful singer / harmonica player a former staple of the Vancouver music scene for 30 years - houseband & host to many of Vancouver's most successful blues rooms, Gastown Clubs & Pubs for several years six nights a week at the Yale Hotel & The Fairview . Past credits also include guest appearances at the Commodore Ballroom with John Lee Hooker, Albert Collins, Pine Top Perkins, Sunnyland Slim, , several shows with old friends Long John Baldry, Powder Blues, Jim Byrnes, and many other's.
Has sang and played on TV and Radio commercials for McDonalds, Labatts, Growers Cider, Reno Holidays featured on television shows on BCTV, UTV, Rogers, Shaw, CBC.and other recordings
Today calls Kelowna and the Okanagan home - still continues to perform with more passion then few can deliver - anyone who has seen him agrees he puts on a unforgetable show.
As well as fronting his own band is also currently performing & recording w/
Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne (Stoney Plain Records)
the Devon Coyote Band ( independent )
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Highlights Calgary International Blues Festival 2008
Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival 2009, ( Tankful of Blues band two sets ) & workshops one w/ Gordie Johnson ( Big Sugar) Grady Band plus Murray Porter (Rez Blues) also U.K. piano man Ben Waters ( repeat guest performance 2013 )
2003 Kelowna & District Arts Council Favourite Male Performer
2005 - Blues Artist/Group of the year Scorpion Awards
2008 - Blues Artist/Group of the year BC Interior Music Awards
Okanagan Life Magazine "Voted Best Local Musician/Group" 2011 / 2012 / 2013
CBMA Blues Artist 2013 Harmonica Player of the Year
If you love good boogie, blues & soul, don't miss Sherman Doucette & TANKful of BLUES.