Dylan Wickens is a two time winner of The Toronto Blues Society National Talent Search, both with Dylan Wickens Band (2003) and again with Wickens-Knight (2005). He was also nominated in the Maple Blues Awards as "Best New Artist of the Year" (2005). Dylan has shared the stage with some of the finest including Downchild Blues Band, Sonny Landreth, Jeff Healey, Philip Sayce and Kreesha Turner among others.
Dylan's previous recordings can be heard on radio and digital download sites worldwide. Bandmates Bruce Longman (bass) and Cassius Pereira (drums) bring to the table infectious grooves, each having toured extensively with JUNO nominated and award winning acts including Johnny Reid, Jeff Healey, George Leach and The Johnny Max Band.
Dylan Wickens - Vox and Guitar
Bruce Longman - Vox and Bass
Cassius Pereira - Drums
(sometimes with 4th member accompanying on organ)
Spring '09 - Dylan Wickens & The 9's (Little Big Records)
2006 Toronto Blues Society Compilation
2005 Wickens-Knight "Wickens-Knight"
2002 Dylan Wickens Band "Fall Down Go Boom"
Wickens CD Release
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"...In a way that only Dylan Wickens can play it, 5 Long Years sounded all too sweet. The last song ..."...In a way that only Dylan Wickens can play it, 5 Long Years sounded all too sweet. The last song we were able to coax out of the guys was an original song called Leavin’ You Blues. This one in particular had the audience hushed, and hanging on every note."
Wood, Wires & Whiskey
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"...has, across its ten spirited tracks (six originals) a finely-crafted sound boasting superb music..."...has, across its ten spirited tracks (six originals) a finely-crafted sound boasting superb musicianship across the board."
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|Feb 13, 2009 Friday||9:30 PM||Chicago's Diner||Oshawa, ON, CA|
|Jan 30, 2009 Friday||10:00 PM||The Lion Tavern||Pt. Dalhousie, ON, CA|
|Jan 22, 2009 Thursday||10:00 PM||Grossman's Tavern||Toronto, ON, CA|
|Jan 10, 2009 Saturday||10:00 PM||Butler's||Niagara On The Lake, ON, CA|
|Dec 4, 2008 Thursday||10:00 PM||Roc'N'Docs||Port Credit, ON, CA|
|Nov 21, 2008 Friday||9:00 PM||Maple Leaf Grill & Lounge||Etobicoke, ON, CA|