RESCHEDULED – The Legendary Downchild Blues Band – The Longest 50th Anniversary Tour Ever!

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NEW DATE: Saturday, March 26, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.

This performance is rescheduled from October 1, 2021 to March 26, 2022 at 8:00 p.m.

River Run Centre Box Office staff will be in touch with all existing ticket holders. Ticket holders unable to attend the rescheduled date will receive a full refund. For more information, visit the River Run Centre response to the Coronavirus notice. We appreciate your patience and understanding.

Guelph Infiniti Music Series Presented by River Run Centre:

Blues legends celebrate half a century

With a jumping, infectious and soulful sound, the award-winning Legendary Downchild Blues Band delivers a live show that is second to none. The iconic Canadian band celebrates its 50th anniversary with an electrifying performance showcasing the sound that has made it a blues institution.

The current band is led by founder Donnie “Mr. Downchild” Walsh on guitar and harmonica, with Chuck Jackson on vocals and who also plays harmonica. Pat Carey is on tenor sax, Michael Fonfara on keyboard (who also played with Rhinoceros and Lou Reed), Gary Kendall on bass and drummer Mike Fitzpatrick.

Opening act: TBD

“One of the Canadian blues scene’s leading lights, inspiring generations of hardcore followers.” – iTunes

Everyone must have a ticket, including infants and children.

The health and safety of River Run Centre patrons and staff is our number one priority. We are working closely with the City of Guelph and following the advice of Wellington Dufferin Guelph Public Health to put reopening procedures in place to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all. For up to date information, please visit

Accessible seating can be purchased during the box office closure by calling Ilanna Tamari, Box Office Coordinator, at 519-837-5662 extension 2218. TTY 519-826-9771. Please call, or email [email protected], with any questions.

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Ticket Pricing

$52.00 Adult
$50.00 Senior
$39.00 Under 30 


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