Blu & Kelly at Lorenzo's Cafe
Blu & Kelly Hopkins ~ Winners of 2 BCIMA music awards, Blu & Kelly Hopkins are a songwriting multiinstrumentalist duo. Focusing on original material, their extensive repertoire lets them blend traditional and contemporary tunes into their show with a dash of humour to achieve an entertaining, exciting, yet mellow brew of good times good tunes!
Blu & Kelly Hopkins have been travelling, writing songs and performing them for many years. A true troubadour, Blu’s influences include everything from Bill Monroe and Woody Guthrie, to Gordon Lightfoot and Stan Rogers. His storytelling songwriting style reflects his experience working and performing across Canada. Blu has lived the songs he sings.
In addition to the two BCIMA awards he’s won, Blu has been nominated sixteen times for Okanagan Music Awards and BC music Awards in both Songwriter and Folk Artist categories and with Kelly as Folk Roots/Bluegrass band of the year.
The duo have shared the bill with many well known artists including, Kelly Joe Phelps, Allen Dobb, Bill Henderson, Ben Mink, Veda Hille, Jim Byrnes, Roy Forbes, Todd Butler, Valdy, Ken Hamm and Gary Fjellgaard.
“Great songs…I was reminded of Stan Rogers with a little Lightfoot thrown in…I loved “No Life on the Brine” and “Hyland Valley Mine” with their “in the gut” message…..these songs deserve a wide audience.” …Robert Bateman
901 Mabel Lk. Rd. Enderby,
BC V0E 1V5
Visit www.lorenzoscafe.com for more information.