Mike Biggar making tour stop in Vankleek Hill

Award-winning musical performer Mike Biggar will be appearing at Blueberry Hill Bistro on Friday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. The roots and blues musician is including Vankleek Hill in his Acoustic Christmas Tour.

Biggar is the winner of the 2018 East Coast Music Award for Blues Album of the Year and was named Blues Artist of the Year at the 2017 Music New Brunswick Awards. This versatile musician won the Country Album of the Year at the 2014 Music New Brunswick Awards and received the Gospel Recording of the Year at the 2012 East Coast Music Awards and the Inspirational Recording of the Year at the 2011 Music New Brunswick Awards.

Biggar’s show will include a a variety of music which is connected to his gospel music roots and the cultural influences of life on Canada’s East Coast. His music spans a wide variety of styles from blues and roots to country, Americana and Gospel. On December 7, he will be adding some Christmas standards played in his own style.

Biggar has been a featured performer on major East Coast festival stages such as the Stan Rogers Folk Festival, the Cavendish Beach Music Festival, Kempt Shore Acoustic Festival, and has shared the stage with artists such as Steve Earle, Matt Andersen, Stephen Fearing, Lynn Miles, Ron Hynes, Rose Cousins, Del Barber, Joey Landreth, Jay Semko and more.

You can pay what you like at Blueberry Hill Bistro on December 7. A suggested artist donation is $10. Blueberry Hill is located at 16 High Street in Vankleek Hill. For information or reservations, call 613-678-2364.

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