Black Cherry Perry’s concept of great music and a highly entertaining visual performance is reminiscent of the travelling medicine shows of days gone by. They taken blues, funk and R&B, and created their own exciting vision.
“Black Cherry Perry” Gangur (vocals/harmonica), Quintin Rybuck (guitar), Viktor Szuroczki (bass) and Holly Magnus (drums) have been out supporting their all original contemporary blues album, “Where There’s Smoke”, at venues and festivals throughout the Calgary region, including headlining the Waynestock Music Festival at historic Wayne, Alberta, and opening the prestigious Calgary International Blues Festival.
In addition to Black Cherry Perry and the Mississippi Medicine Show being Calgary Blues Music Association, “Road to Memphis Blues Challenge” finalists, Black Cherry Perry was voted CBMA 2016 Harmonica Player of the Year. Viktor Szuroczki and Holly Magnus won the Edmonton Music Award for 2015 Blues Recording of the Year as part of the Tony Kaye Trio. A recipient of FACTOR and Alberta Foundation for the Arts grants, Quintin Rybuck has extensive recording and festival appearances to his credit.