Blues at the Bow

A Slice of Blues Heaven on the Canadian Prairie

Blues at the Bow is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to bringing top-tier live blues music and blues musicians to Southern Alberta.

Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band
5:30 PM17:30

Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band

We welcome you to celebrate with us for our 25th anniversary season with a special "25th on the 24th" pre-show beer gardens and BBQ supper supplied by Skinny's Smoke House. 

A few options to choose from:


Early bird combo ticket includes BBQ supper (by Skinny's Smoke House) and a ticket to Chubby Carrier

Tickets to BBQ supper (by Skinny's Smoke House) and beer gardens (DOES NOT INCLUDE TICKETS TO THE SHOW)

Tickets to the Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band (DOES NOT INCLUDE SUPPER)

Need a ride from Medicine Hat? Check out the deal that our friends at Prairie Sprinter have going!


Get ready for some Swamp Zydeco! Dust off your dancing shoes, because you will be groovin' and movin' all night long.

Street Party BBQ start at 5:30 pm (Supper served to 7:30 pm) Come on down for the Pre-Show Party!

Doors for the show open at 8:oo pm sharp!

Grammy Award winning Chubby Carrier is undeniably "The World's Premier Zydeco Showman." Born on July 1, 1967 in Churchpoint, Louisiana, Chubby is the third generation of zydeco artists with such famous relatives as Roy Carrier (father), Warren Carrier (grandfather), and cousins Bebe and Calvin Carrier who are presently considered legends in zydeco history.

Chubby began his musical career at the age of 12 by playing drums with his father's band. He began playing the accordion at the age of 15. By age 17, Chubby had begun to play with Terrance Siemien and toured the world for 2 1/2 years, before forming his own band in 1989.

Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band have recorded ten CDs over the past 22 years of Chubby's professional career. His band has traveled all over the world, performing to audiences in all parts of the United States, including Alaska and Hawaii, Canada. North Africa and Europe. Chubby and the band travel 150-175 days a year, taking his act to big festivals such as the New Orleans Jazz Fest, the Chicago Blues Fest. Summerfest (Milwaukee), Memphis in May, and several festivals in Europe. Chubby has also done guest appearances on recordings for Tab Benoit, 6Was9, and Jimmy Thackery. Ann Wilson of the group Heart encourages Chubby to "continue the great sound that you have. This sound will take you places."

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Lindsay Beaver & the 24th Street Wailers w/ opener Garrett Mason
8:00 PM20:00

Lindsay Beaver & the 24th Street Wailers w/ opener Garrett Mason

Singer, Drummer, Songwriter, and Bandleader Lindsay Beaver is much more than a young woman with musical talent, she is a force that knows no bounds. Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada - Lindsay has been leading her band across North America and Europe for the past several years playing her own blend of Rock n’ Roll, Soul, Punk & Blues. She has shared the stage with Legendary Artists such as Jimmie Vaughan, Bob Margolin, Paul Oscher and more. Her limitless voice and ferocious standing-drumming, once seen - never forgotten, have become known across festivals, theaters, and clubs from the Arctic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico. 

Her songwriting and albums have given her an impressive list of accolades and awards that include a 2015 Juno Award nomination (Canadian Grammy), 15 Maple Blues Award Nominations, a 2015 Blues411 Award, multiple Sirius/XM INDIE award nominations, as well as several nationally syndicated radio features and numerous 4 & 5 star reviews in publications from around the world. Her unforgettable live performances are executed with electric energy and amazing finesse, which draws upon a deep well of influences that range from Little Richard to The Ramones, and from Howlin’ Wolf to Iggy Pop - Lindsay’s love of blues and rock and roll music provides her a catalog of songs with the perfect mix of originality, tradition, and attitude to establish a true identity.

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