Mixing equal parts soul, blues, and talent, with a dash of retro style, Ontario’s The award winning MacKenzie Blues Band has quickly proved to be a force to be reckoned with on festival stages, clubs and barrooms. Their debut CD release, Back Road Revelation, garnered considerable airplay and positive reviews across Canada, USA and Europe. The MacKenzie Blues Band has twice made the semi-final rounds at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN and in early 2014 they won the Maple Blues Award for New Artist of the Year. The MacKenzie Blues Band has gained the attention of blues music professionals, critics and fans alike, and the release of their new CD Slam! Bam! (June 2014) will continue to elevate their profile as one of the new bands on the international blues scene. They played many major Canadian Blues and Folk Festivals, and even had the opportunity to open for Blues legend Buddy Guy. The MacKenzie Blues Band live performances, take audiences to a place where honesty, positivity and joy are on the menu, with a shared common love for blues music.