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2010 Vancouver Island Music Festival: Tim Williams, Amos Garrett and the Festival AllStars
Recorded: Jul. 09, 2010
Venue: Vancouver Island MusicFest, Courtenay, BC
Vancouver Island MusicFest has been bringing great roots and world music to the Comox Valley and Vancouver Island since 1995.
Headlining this years Friday night main stage was Tim Williams, Amos Garrett and the Festival AllStars. The set was hosted by the venerable Canadian bluesman Amos Garrett and the multi-stringed Tim Williams who brought along the Electro-Fires, his long-time electric band - Ron Casat, Suitcase James, Kevin Belzner and Mike Clark.
If that wasn't enough, they invited a stellar lineup of great B.C. guest musicians - Les Quitzau, Paul Pigat, Gary Preston, Roy Forbes and Dave Harris.
CBC Radio 2 pulled up our low rise chairs alongside eight thousand other music lovers and took in the main stage spectacle.
1 Sent For You Yesterday James Rushing (composer)
2 My Baby's She's A Good One Otis Rush (composer)
3 Hand Jive Johnny Otis (composer), Lester Quitzau (arrangement)
4 New Babylon Tim Williams (composer)
5 Walkin' Blues Robert Johnson (composer)
6 When I Was A Cowboy H. Ledbetter (composer), Tim Williams (arrangement)
7 Drive Granny Drive Billy C. Wirtz (composer), Gary Preston (composer)
8 Too Many Drivers (At The Wheel) Luther "Guitar" Johnson, Jr. (composer)
9 Money Barrett Strong (composer)
10 Mystery Train Junior Parker (composer), Paul Pigat (arrangement)
* Tim Williams, Amos Garrett and the Festival AllStars
* Tim Williams - guitar, vocals
* Amos Garrett - guitar
* Ron Casat - B3, keyboards
* Mike Clark - saxophone
* "Suitcase" James Stanley - bass
* Kevin Belzner - drums
* Lester Quitzau - guitar
* Paul Pigat - guitar
* Gary Preston - harmonica
* Roy Forbes - guitar
* Dave Harris - guitar