THE HONEYBOYS

The Honeyboys are a blues band based in Saint John, New Brunswick.

We play the blues: originals, the Chicago greats, contemporary gems, and reimagined, bluesifed songs from other places on the musical map. Songs by Duke Robillard, Son House, Bob Dylan, Howlin’ Wolf, Al Green, Hank Ballard, Robben Ford, Blind Willie McTell, Chuck Berry, and many more….

The Honeyboys are Grant Heckman (vocals, guitar), Fred Stilwell (keyboards), Terry Patterson (drums), and Mike Hanlon (bass).

Fred Stilwell was a founding member of the well known Saint John blues band Southside Shuffle and a member of the Bluesfield Trio. A frequent performer at the Harvest Jazz and Blues Festival, he has played with luminaries such as Dutch Mason and has appeared on bills with the likes of Duke Robillard and Big Bill Morganfield.

Terry Patterson drums with ECMA winner Theresa Malenfant and with The Instigators. He has performed with Garrett Mason, Dutch Mason, Matt Andersen, Charlie A’Court and many others.

Mike Hanlon has toured North America with a variety of artists. He plays with Theresa Malenfant and The Instigators, and has worked with Jessica Rhaye, Debbie Adshade, and Southside Shuffle, among many others. Mike has played shows with artists such as Creedence Clearwater Revival and David Wilcox.

Grant Heckman has played with a number of Ontario-based blues bands, including Blue Monday and Wild Blues Yonder, and has performed with artists such as Dan Aykroyd, Donnie Walsh (Mr. Downchild), Avril Lavigne, Gene Taylor, and Jay Semko (Northern Pikes). Grant has produced a number of recordings, including the Juno nominated CD Rites of Passage by Georgette Fry, and is co-author with Jim Garrard of the Dora nominated musical Sir John, Eh?

BLUES BLAST - Saturday, September 2nd

Show Time ARTS & CULTURE PARK QUISPAMSISROTHESAY COMMONVITOS KVSHANNEX PARKLANDSUPERSTORE ROTHESAY
12:00PM - 1:15PM SOUTHERN COMFORT
6:00PM - 7:15PM THE HONEYBOYS
7:30PM - 8:45PM THE INSTIGATORS WITH STEVE HILL
9:00PM - 10:30PM THE MEMPHIS TO MOTOWN REVUE
10:45PM - 12:00AM THERESA MALENFANT