Sizzling Blues and Tranquil Art for August First Friday
August 2nd First Friday at Cheeky Monkey will be the perfect combination of live music and beautiful artwork. A feast for the ears and eyes. The local blues band Dressed to Kill will be playing for your listening entertainment. For your visual enjoyment, Sarnia’s own, Bill Walters will have a new exhibit and sale premiering.
For those that don’t know yet, Dressed to Kill is a fun, funky, rockin’ blues band from Sarnia Ontario. Bringing songs by the great Blues, Funk and R&B artists as well as the songs from their 2017 release ‘This Ol’ Train’ to all stages including to Cheeky Monkey. Dressed to Kill entertains with an impressive, wholesome show for all ages with an excellent variety of songs filled with great energy. Watching Dressed to Kill perform gives you the sense of the big stage no matter what size venue they’re at. They are guaranteed to fill the Cheeky Monkey space with great sounds from each of their talented band members. Dressed to Kill’s internationally sold album “This Ol’ Train” is for sale and available on CD and Vinyl at Cheeky Monkey as well as digitally.
Dressed to Kill is:
Keil Simmons – Lead vocals, guitar, harmonica, saxophone
Dallas LaBarre – Percussion
Bruce Sleeuwenhoek – Bass guitar
Jeff Turnbull – Lead guitar
Alisson Blunt – Female vocals
Meghan Blythe – Female vocals
Colleen Beauregard – Female vocals
Cole Blais – Trombone
Christine Knowles – Trumpet
The newest art exhibit and sale by plein air artist Bill Walters is called simply ‘Solstice’ but there is nothing simple about his creations. Take a walk through the garden with Bill as he captures flowers in full bloom just bursting with colour during his favourite time of year. Up close and personal with nature or with a wider eye to landscapes, Bill’s works draw you in.
Check out Dressed to Kill’s show and Bill Walters art during the August 2nd First Friday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Cheeky Monkey, located at 130 Christina Street North downtown Sarnia. Soak up the colours of stunning art while hearing for yourself that Dressed to Kill live by example of their favourite salutation of “Stay classy folks!”