Jim Byrnes and Babe Gurr will be together in concert at the Surrey Arts Centre Nov. 22.

Jim Byrnes and Babe Gurr on stage in Surrey

Pair reunites for concert Nov. 22 at the Surrey Arts Centre.

There’s nothing more powerful than a good song, and nobody knows that better than legendary blues singer and guitarist Jim Byrnes.

On his new album, I Hear the Wind in the Wires, the smoky-voiced Byrnes reaches back to the golden age of country music – think Buck Owens, Ray Price, Hank Williams, Marty Robbins – and sings about lawlessness and tender love, recklessness and yearning, and tough as nails characters with sentimental flaws.

Byrnes will sing from a playlist of fan favourites as well as selections from his newest release when he performs at the Surrey Arts Centre (13750 88 Ave.) Nov. 22 at 8 p.m.

Special guest Babe Gurr opens the show with songs from her most recent release, SideDish, which explores world music fused with her own unique roots style and writing.

Byrnes and Gurr received a warm welcome at their sold-out concert in Surrey in 2011.

Tickets are $29/35, available at https://tickets.surrey.ca or by calling 604-501-5566.

 

Surrey North Delta Leader

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Girls, women try their hand at marine rescue in Surrey

Achieve Anything Foundation, RCMSAR Crescent Beach host ‘Operation: This IS You! Saving Lives at Sea’

White Rock cadets nab medals at Vernon competition

Thirteen members of 907 Squadron compete at regional meet

Surrey boy living with congenital heart disease to speak at local Tedx event

Mason Vander Ploeg will be speaking on saving the oceans

VIDEO: 2020 BC Winter Games wrap up in Fort St. John as torch passes to Maple Ridge

More than 1,000 athletes competed in the 2020 BC Winter Games

Winds up to 70 km/hr expected across Metro Vancouver

Winds are expected to subside overnight

Still six cases of COVID-19 in B.C. despite reports of Air Canada passenger: ministry

Health ministry wouldn’t comment on specific flight routes

Violent ends to past Indigenous protests haunt Trudeau government

Trudeau adopted a more assertive tone Friday, insisting the barricade must come down

Fraser Health warns some schools of possible COVID-19 exposure

A sixth COVID-19 patient is a woman in her 30s in the Fraser Health region who recently returned from Iran

High-risk sex offender cuts off ankle bracelet, on the loose in Vancouver: police

Vancouver police said Kirstjon Olson, 38, is a provincial sex offender with 27 court-ordered conditions

HIGHLIGHTS: Day one and two at the 2020 BC Winter Games

Athletes had sunny – but cold – weather to work with in Fort St. John

Most Read