McIlwaine Playing the blues at the Yale / by Granville Street

Legendary slide guitar player Ellen McIlwaine injects her fiery brand of blues onstage at The Yale on Thursday, March 20. McIlwaine is a gutsy and spirited performer who is known for her folk-rock hybrid renderings and vocal acrobatics. McIlwaine appeared on the Greenwich Village scene during the mid-to-late 60’s, sharing the stage with greats such as Odetta, Richie Havens, Howlin’ Wolf, Mississippi John Hurt, Jimi Hendrix, and Muddy Waters. Doors open at 7pm. Show time begins at 8pm.

Tickets are $18 in advance or $20 at the door. Advance ticket sales are available by contacting The Yale at 604.681.9253 or online at www.theyale.ca. Tickets are also available through Tickets Tonight by phone at 604-631-2872 or at the Tickets Tonight booth located inside the Tourist InfoCentre at 200 Burrard Street. www.ellenmcilwaine.com