Don’t miss this exciting award winning entertaining blues couple that have been thrilling audiences from the Georgia Sea Islands to Ireland, from Blues Festivals in New York City and Virginia to concert halls in Moscow, Calgary, Vancouver Island and London England.
Featuring Diana Braithwaite's internationally renowned vocals and Chris Whiteley's award winning skill on guitar, trumpet and harmonica, Diana and Chris draw the audience in at their shows with their excellent musicianship, stories, history and even some "blues dancing."
The couple's lively band concert combines award winning original songs with loved familiar blues classics -- Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Big Mama Thornton's Hound Dog, engaging the audience with a vintage style old fashioned blues show approach.
Chris and Diana's many awards include six Juno Nominations, nine Maple Blues Awards, a Gemini Award, the Cable Ace Award, Jazz Report Blues Album of the Year.
The esteemed Blues Revue Magazine in the US deemed Diana & Chris “Masters of Old School Blues." while Downbeat Magazine reviewed "Best in Vintage Blues! The Real Deal"
Diana & Chris have been featured several times on CBC Radio and The Saturday Night Blues Radio show with host Holger Peterson. A 2017 interview is scheduled for February at CBC Radio in Edmonton, Alberta.
Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley also offer school workshops on Blues, Jazz, & The Underground Railroad in Canada. With roots in Florida, Diana's ancestors escaped slavery through the Underground Railroad. Their entertaining school shows have been seen by over 100,000 students and are one hour long in length with music, slides and storytelling.
In 2015, Diana and Chris successfully toured concert venues in Terrace, Kittimat and Prince Rupert, then Pender Island in 2016. Diana Braithwaite and Chris Whiteley are now booking BC tour dates for the Fall of 2017, Spring 2018, and Fall 2018.