DAWN TYLER WATSON - Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival : Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival


Artist Description

It has been more than two decades that Singer/Songwriter Dawn Tyler Watson has been earning her place among Canada’s Blues elite. Born in England and raised in Ontario, she adopted Montreal as her home after earning her BFA in Jazz Studies and Theatre from Concordia University. An accomplished and dynamic performer, Watson’s fiery stage presence has earned her national and international recognition.

In 2017 along with her backing band The Ben Racine Band, Dawn took home the coveted 1st place spot out of over 260 acts at the 33rd International Blues Challenge, in Memphis TN. She’s also the recipient of three Canadian Maple Blues Awards and nine Quebec Lys Blues Awards. She’s earned the Screaming Jay Hawkins Award for Best Live Performance, a Trophées France Blues for female International Artist of the Year, and a Canadian Folk Music Award nomination for Best Vocalist.


Date Venue Door Time Sponsor
September 14 TD Mojo Tent 2:30PM


3:00PM Fuel Junkie
4:30PM Lindsay Beaver
6:00PM Kenny Blues Boss Wayne
7:45PM Dawn Tyler Watson
9:30PM Larkin Poe
11:45PM CJ Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band