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John Campbelljohn & Theresa Malenfant

  • Marigold Cultural Centre 605 Prince Street Truro, NS, B2N 1G2 Canada (map)


John - Combing his outstanding guitar work & powerful songwriting, John Campbelljohn is a multiple award winner in many categories. Born in 1955 in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia he studied the blues masters as a teenager, eventually putting together a combo. John toured relentlessly throughout the country winning numerous awards for his record releases, guitar playing and songwriting ability.

During his career John has been featured on recordings, live shows and TV productions that include names like Sting, Joni Mitchell, Emmy Lou Harris, Leonard Cohen, Joe Ely, Willie Nelson, Robben Ford & Alvin Lee (Ten Years After) Sony Television & Showtime TV.

Rich vocals and distinctive prowess on the slide guitar has made him a favourite at music festivals in Atlantic Canada & Europe. John’s sophisticated and progressive approach to song writing gives him a distinctive edge, mixing rock, blues, reggae, celtic & country into his signature style. The result is a sound that can pummel the audience into submission one moment, while captivating them with its subtlety the next.

Theresa - Raised in Dieppe, New Brunswick, Malenfant has been bringing down the house since her early public appearance on stage with the late Dutchie Mason. Winner of an ECMA for Best Female Artist, twice nominated for Female Artist of the year and winner of the Blues with a Feeling Award ( Lifetime Achievement) at Canadian Maple Blues Awards. Theresa Malenfant is a vocal powerhouse in the tradition of Janis Joplin and Etta James who has built a loyal and enthusiastic following across Canada and Europe as well. With a number of critically acclaimed albums to her credit and over thirty years of performing under her belt, Malenfant continues to deliver the kind of incredible knock-out shows that audiences never forget.