Jack de Keyzer

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Please be advised that due to Covid-19, The Historic Gayety Theatre has postponed the rest of the 2020 season out of an abundance of caution for its patrons, performers, and staff. Currently, all tickets will be honored at the later date. Hang onto the original ticket as it will be automatically transferred over to the new date. New event dates will be announced as soon as it is possible. Please follow The Historic Gayety Theatre newsletter, Facebook page, and website for updates. Contact the theatre directly at [email protected] or on their website: www.gayetytheatre.com if you have any questions or concerns.


Blue Star Records Presents:  

Two time Juno and eight time Maple Blues winner, Blue Star recording artist Jack de Keyzer returns to the Gayety with his  band for the Checkmate (2019 Juno Nominee) tour.  This electrifying  tribute to the classic blues of  Chess Records, Albert King, Howlin’ Wolf,  Elmore James , Robert Johnson mixed with Jack de Keyzer’s award winning songs, is a must see show by  Canada’s King of the Blues.

Jack de Keyzer plays the blues world wide.  One of Canada’s most awarded and in demand blues guitarists he has released 11 CD’s and 1 DVD.  An exciting  live performer, soulful vocalist and world class song writer, de Keyzer performs an average of 140 shows per year and has wowed audiences at many major Jazz and Blues Festivals. In addition to the Juno and Maple Blues awards, de Keyzer won 1st place in the International Songwriting Competition and CBC’s Great Canadian Blues Award from a poll of radio listeners.  Always touring with an incredible band of top musicians. This is a must see show for fans of high energy blues guitar and lovers of blues, rock and soul music. De Keyzer is Canada’s  King of the Blues. 

“If Jack de Keyzer was from Chicago, New York or LA, he’d be famous”  Bob Dylan
“The finest blues guitarist in Canada”  Jeff Healey


Win: 6 The Corktown Sessions/ Blues Album of the Year 2010
Win: 6 String Lover/ Blues Album of the Year 2003
Nomination: Electric Love/ Blues Album of the Year  2013
Nomination: Blues Thing/Blues Album of the Year 2007
Nomination: Down in the Groove/Blues Album of the Year 2001
Maple Blues
Guitarist of the Year 2007,2005, 2004
Entertainer of the Year 2004
Electric Act of the Year 2004
Down in the Groove/ Blues Album of the Year 2000
Blues With A Feeling Award (Lifetime Achievement) 2001
International Songwriting Competition
1st Place My Love Has Gone”  2019
Honourable Mention “The Way That I Love You” 2010
Great Canadian Blues Award
Winner CBC listeners vote 2009
International Blues Challenge (IBC Memphis Tennessee)
Semi Finalist 2019


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The Historic Gayety Theatre 161 Hurontario Street
Collingwood, ON L9Y 2M1
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