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Thursday March 4 2021 at 7:30 PM

× “Mysticssippi” blues man Harry Manx has been called an “essential link” between the music of East and West, creating musical short stories that wed the tradition of the Blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas. He has created a unique sound that is hard to forget and deliciously addictive to listen to. Harry forged his distinctive style by studying at the feet of the masters, first as a sound man in the blues clubs of Toronto during his formative years and then under a rigorous tutelage with Vishwa Mohan Bhatt in India. Bhatt is the inventor of the 20-stringed Mohan Veena, which has become Harry’s signature instrument. Harry played slide guitar for many years before meeting Bhatt in Rajasthan, in fact he had been living in another part of India for many years already, but he started at the beginning under Bhatt’s tutelage, unlearning most of what he knew about playing a slide instrument. He learned Eastern scales and eventually ragas, deceptively complex and regimented musical patterns that form the basis of Indian composition. Learning the voicings of Indian music is a subtle art that comes with time. Harry spent most of twelve years in India learning that. It was later on that Harry decided to explore the connection between Indian ragas and blues scales which eventually led to the Indo-blues hybrid that has become his style.

Harry Manx Website

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Venue

Studio Theatre-Live Streaming
6450 Deer Lake Ave
Burnaby BC V5G 2J3


Performance Notes

Harry Manx has been called an “essential link” between the music of East and West, creating musical short stories that wed the tradition of the Blues with the depth of classical Indian ragas.

7:30pm - Pre-recorded dance performance

8:00pm - Harry Manx LIVE performance

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A limited number of tickets to attend the concert in person may be available depending on the Public Health Restrictions. Please contact the box office at 604-205-3000 to purchase in person tickets. Tickets to attend in person are sold in groups of 2 or more.
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There are a limited number of live tickets available for in person tickets. Please contact the box office in advance at 604-205-3000 to book tickets and find out the Covid protocol. Doors will open 10 minutes before show time.