Ben’s Motel and the Gururebels celebrate our bassist and St. Patrick with a memorable bash full of soca, reggae, and original soul and folk-shoegazer-fusion songs! Come sing and dance the night away with us at the Rainbow Bistro. ♥ Door: $5 – opens at 7:30 PM
Since playing the Trent University Dionysus Festival with People Who Smoke, Allan has gigged and recorded in Montréal and Ottawa with Ben Masse of the SOPREF, Alirio Ferreira, Marc Douesnard, Éric Dubé, Year of the Gone, Ana Bhraka, Miss Polygamy (with whom Kinney played on the RBC Ottawa Bluesfest main stage on 14 July 2013), and more recently Gary Slimmoore and the New Soul Project, with whom Kinney appeared at RBC Bluesfest 2015. Allan currently also happily plays keyboard with Ras Lee and the Vibes Band in Ottawa, Ontario.
With Ben McColl and varied guest musicians, Ben’s Motel and the Gururebels play Kinney’s, Howie Inniss’, Michel Danis’, and James Carre’s original folk/shoegazer fusion and soul songs in an intimate reggae and blues-standard context.