Downchild 2021 l-r Jim Casson, Chuck Jackson, Donnie"Mr. Downchild"Walsh, Pat Carey, Gary Kendall, Tyler Yarema

Downchild 2021 Southside Shuffle

Gary Kendall, Donnie "Mr.Downchild "Walsh, Grossman`s Tavern, Toronto 2020

Eric Fefferman photo shoot 

The Mighty Duck Blues Band w/ Steve Marriner, Jo Blos Rock & Wok, St.Catharines 2020

photo Eric Millette

The Mighty Duck Blues Band, Jim Casson, Canada Dave Torosian, Dave Curry, GK  2019

photo Eric Millette

The Swingin Blackjacks, GK, Adam David, Matt Allen, Grossman`s Tavern, Toronto 2018

 

GK, Colin James, Maple Blues Awards, Koerner Hall, Toronto 2018

 

Steve, Jay, GK, Thunder, backstage, Downchild concert, CNE Bandshell, Toronto

 with Darran Poole, Virgil Scott at the Southside Shuffle BJam Stage 2018

with Virgil Southside Shuffle, Street Shuffle 2018

 with Johnny Max, Bar Upstairs, St. Catharines 2017

Bob Margolin, Donnie Walsh, GK  Canal Bank Shuffle 2016

 GK w/ Pat Carey, Downchild concert

Bird Stafford, hand and harmonica, GK, Brian Cober Tribute, Grossman`s Tavern, Toronto 2016

Chris Gill, Richard Thornton, GK, Jay Douglas, Lance Anderson, South Side Shuffle, Port Credit 2016

photo Nick Harding

Rick Shadrack Lazar, GK, Ben Cleveland, Billy Bryans Memorial, Lula Lounge, Toronto 2012

Rootbone recording session Shakey Dagenais, GK, Darran Poole, Bobbi Richards, Jim Casson, Catharine North Studios, Hamilton 2016

Rootbone recording session, GK, Shakey Dagenais, Catharine North Recording Studios, Hamilton 2016

 

Steady Rollin Bob Margolin, Mike Fitzpatrick, GK, Violets Venue, Barrie ON 2014

Mitch Woods & The Northern 88`s 

l-r Tyler Burgess, Pat Carey, Mitch Woods, Darran Poole, Howard Moore, Gary Kendall.

The Canal Bank Shuffle, Thorold ON, Oct.21/11 

photo: Beverly Carey

Lil Ed Williams, Gary Kendall, Joe Louis Walker.  

The Canal Bank Shuffle, Thorold ON, Oct.22/11  

photo: Jim Meyers

The Swingin Blackjacks, 2011 Shades of Autumn, Collectible & Custom Car Show
Sept.17/2011, Huntsville ON, l-r Adam David, Matt Allen, Gary Kendall
photo: Helena Renwick

The Mighty Duck Blues Band at The Niagara Music Awards, June 14, 2011

 l-r Dave Curry, "Canada" Dave Torosian, Gary Kendall, Jim Casson

photo courtesy of Lakehouse Photography

The Hornby Island Blues Workshop, Bass Class 2011

 l-r Susan Johnson, Glen Schaefer, Dave Zamluk, Mitchell McGarvey, Gary Kendall.

Carlos del Junco w/ The Mighty Duck Blues Band, 

The Duck, St. Catharines, Ontario, Jan.22/11  

l-r Dave Curry guitar, Carlos del Junco harmonica/vocals, Jim Casson drums, Gary Kendall bass, Canada Dave Tororsian keyboards

photo courtesy of Jim Meyers

Guitar Shorty & The Gary Kendall Band, The Canal Bank Shuffle, Holy Rosary Hall, Thorold ON, Oct.22/10

l-r  Shakey Dagenais, Gary Kendall, Guitar Shorty, Adam David, Darran Poole

Photo courtesy of Dave Rotz

GKB w/ Mike Bullard, The B.A.D. Ride, Markham ON, May 30/10
 l-r Shakey Dagenais, Gary Kendall, Mike Bullard, Tyler Burgess, Darran Poole

Thunder Bay Blues Society, Blues In The Schools 

l-r Mark Soderlind, Danny Johnson, Chris Plater, Jack de Keyzer, GK, Tracey K  

St. Patricks High School Auditorium, 

Thunder Bay ON June 10/10

courtesy of Paul Jokenainen

Robin Banks w/ The Gary Kendall Band, 

Turn Your Reds To Blues, Canada Day Celebration, Market Square, 

St. Catharines ON July 1/10

courtesy of Dave Mullen

Hornby Island Blues Workshop, Bass Class 

l-r Greg Brons, Chris Grapel, Donna Donnelly, GK, Beth Jay, Alex Thomson  

Hornby Island B.C.  May 14/10

Blues Odyssey Concert 

l-r Dave Harris, Big Dave McLean, Tina Jones, GK, Paul Deslauriers, Gary Stevenson  

Sid Williams Theatre, Courtney B.C. May 15/10

The Gary Kendall Band l-r Tyler Burgess, Darran Poole, Gary Kendall, Shakey Dagenais
The Silver Dollar Room, Toronto ON, Dec.29/09

courtesy of Tracey Savein/Southpaw Productions

Downchild Blues Band, "I Need A Hat" photo shoot, Aug.09 

l-r Michael Fonfara. Mike Fitzpatrick, Donnie Walsh, Gary Kendall, Pat Carey, Chuck Jackson

Jimmy Hall & Friends, 

Peter's Players, Gravenhurst ON, July 25/09
L-R Adam David drums, Jimmy Hall vocals, harmonica, saxophone, Gary Kendall bass, Gerry Markman guitar

The Gary Kendall Band 

Blueslink for Youthlink Fundraiser, The Court House, Toronto May 14/09

Tyler Burgess - Drums, Gary Kendall - bass, vocals, 

Darran Poole- guitar, Wayne "Shakey" Dagenais - piano / organ

The Gary Kendall Band w/ Shakura S`Aida & Dawn Tyler Watson

Hollywood on The Queensway, Toronto, May 3/09

Darran Poole, Tyler Burgess, Shakura S`Aida, Dawn Tyler Watson, Gary Kendall, Wayne "Shakey" Dagenais

The Mighty Duck Blues Band, 

The Duck, St. Catharines Ontario, May 2/09
Dave Curry guitar & vocals, Gary Kendall bass & vocals, Jim Casson drums, Canada Dave Torosian keyboards


The Maple Blues Awards

Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, Jan.19/09

courtesy of Talkin` Blues


The Maple Blues Awards, Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, Jan.19/09
Lance Anderson Hammond B3, Amos Garrett guitar, 
Teddy Leonard guitar, Gary Kendall bass
courtesy of Talkin` Blues


The Sojourners, The Maple Blues Awards, 

Phoenix Concert Theatre, Toronto, Jan.19/09
L-R Michael Fonfara/Hammond B3, The Sojourners, Marcus Mosely, 

Ron Small, Will Sanders, Gary Kendall bass
courtesy of Talkin` Blues


The Feels Real Strong Recording Crew
L-R: James Pew
-recording engineer/studio owner. Pat Carey-tenor &
baritone saxophones, horn arrangements, Mike Fitzpatrick-drums, 

Jim Casson-drums & percussion, Tyler Burgess-drums, harmonica, vocals, 

Gary Kendall-vocals, bass, 2nd guitar, Wayne "Shakey" Dagenais-piano & organ,
Darran Poole
-guitars, fiddle, "Same Day" Ray Walsh-accordion, rubboard,
Shawn Daley
-assistant recording engineer

 

M.I.A.: Suzie Vinnick-vocals, Howard Moore-trumpet, 

Steve Donald-trombone, L. Stu Young-mixing engineer

Euphonic Sound, Toronto, Nov.08

Photo by: Rick Zolkower


Murray Porter, Elaine Bomberry, GK, Tucson's Roadhouse, Dec.13/08


Beaches International Jazz Festival, Toronto, July 20/08 with Lou Pride
L to R  Teddy Leonard, Pat Carey, Michael Fonfara, Howard Moore, Tom Bona, Lou Pride, GK

Photo Credit: Mark Ferrara


Beaches International Jazz Festival, Toronto, July 20/08 with Lou Pride
L to R  Teddy Leonard, Tom Bona, Lou Pride, GK

Photo Credit: Mark Ferrara


Gary Kendall Band w/ Finis Tasby & Steve Mariner

L to R - Pete Schmidt, Finis Tasby, Steve Mariner GK, Tyler Burgess, Shakey Dagenais

June 19/08

Photo Credit: Robert D'Aoust


GK w/ Downchild, Rochester Jazz & Blues Festival, Rochester N.Y. 
June 14/08

Photo Credit: Beverly Carey


Billy Gibson, Little G. Weavil, Gary Kendall

Orangeville Jazz & Blues Festival, June 8/08, Orangeville ON

Photo Credit: Jake Bunny


Jim Byrnes and Gary Kendall at Downchild`s Jane Vasey Tribute
Hugh`s Room, Toronto, Tuesday, Nov.27/07
Photo Credit: Jake Bunny


The Gary Kendall Band,
Festival International Du Blues De Tremblant, July 12/07. 

Teddy Leonard guitar, Gary Kendall bass/vocals, Mike Fitzpatrick drums, Shakey Dagenais piano/organ  

photo courtesy of Robert  D`Aoust


l-r Donnie Walsh, GK, Pat Carey, 

Downchild Blues Band, 

Thunder Bay Blues Festival, July 6/07

courtesy of Paul Jokenainen


"Jammin` with Lavin"  Tom Lavin (Powder Blues),  Al  Webster,  Gary Kendall,  Shakey  Dagenais
The Cadillac Lounge, Toronto,  Nov.25/06

L-R back-Joe Burns. Raoul Bhaneja, Jumpin` Johnny Sansone, Dan Dunfour,
Roxanne Potivn, Tom Bona, Mark"Bird"Stafford, Darran Gallen
L-R front-David Rotundo, Gary Kendall
The Silver Dollar Room, Toronto, Oct.23/06
Photo by Eddy B courtesy of Blueheart Archives

Backstage at The Salmon Arm Blues & Roots Festival, Sammon Arm B.C., Aug.20/06.
Back row: GK, Ronnie James, Nick Curran, Kirk Fletcher from The Fabulous Thunderbirds,
seated: Donnie "Mr. Downchild" Walsh, Gene Taylor (Fabulous Thunderbirds), Ken Whiteley
photo courtesy of Gene Taylor

Dawn Tyler Watson & Gary Kendall with The Maple Blues Revue
Harbourfront Centre, The Toronto Jazz Festival, June 25/06
photo credit: Dougal Bichan, Dougal & Co. Inc

The Maria Aurigema Band - Mike Fitzpatrick, Maria Aurigema, Gary Kendall, Michael Fonfara
Artpark, Lewiston N.Y. June 6/06
Photo Credit: Bruce Hall

The Gary Kendall Band at Chicago`s Diner, Oshawa, Ont., Feb.18/06.
Gary Kendall, Darran Poole,  Tyler Burgess, Shakey Dagenais
Photos by Arie Papernick

L-R  John Dickie, Al Lerman, Doc MacLean, Don Bird,  Brian Blain, Gary Kendall,
Powerhouse Casting, (Audition for a Subway commercial, none of us got the gig)  Jan.18/06  Toronto
photo courtesy of Brian Blain

Gary Kendall with the Maple Blues Revue
The Harvest Jazz & Blues Festival, Fredericton, N.B., September 17, 2005
photo by Kyle Cunjak

Donnie"Mr. Downchild"Walsh, Gary Kendall
The Southside Shuffle, Port Credit, September 2005
photo by Suzanne Mahoney

 

Gary Kendall, Darran Poole and the ear of Jim Casson w/ Mojo Willie & Bluesafire
Canadian Biker Build Off, Stevensville Ont., July30/05
photo by Bobbi Richards

Gary Kendall, Hubert Sumlin, Tom Holland
The Silver Dollar Room, Toronto, July26/05
Image by BREWSTER

"Spread The Love"
Gary  Kendall, Kadin Kendall
Distillery Rib Fest  June26/05
courtesy Richard Reinert


Gary Kendall, Wayne "Shakey" Dagenais
Distillery Blues Festival - Toronto - June 2005

Mike Fitzpatrick, Gary Kendall
Distillery Blues Festival - Toronto - June 2005

Gary Kendall, Chris Whiteley - May 25, 2005
Maple Blues Revue, The Mod Club, The Toronto Blues Society`s 20th Birthday Party
courtesy of Talkin` Blues

Teddy Leonard, Chuck Jackson, Gary Kendall - May 25, 2005
Maple Blues Revue, The Mod Club, The Toronto Blues Society`s 20th Birthday Party
courtesy of Talkin` Blues

Gary Kendall, Chris Whiteley, Pat Carey - May 25, 2005
Maple Blues Revue, The Mod Club, The Toronto Blues Society`s 20th Birthday Party
courtesy of Talkin` Blues

Gary Kendall - May 25, 2005
Maple Blues Revue, The Mod Club, The Toronto Blues Society`s 20th Birthday Party
courtesy of Talkin` Blues

John Mays, Gary Kendall - May 25, 2005
Maple Blues Revue, The Mod Club, The Toronto Blues Society`s 20th Birthday Party
courtesy of Talkin` Blues

Teddy Leonard, Gary Kendall
The Maple Blues Awards 2005, Phoenix Concert Theatre
 courtesy of Talkin` Blues

David Gogo, Jackie Richardson, Colin Linden, J.W. Jones, Gary Kendall
The Maple Blues Awards 2005, Phoenix Concert Theatre
 courtesy of Talkin` Blues

The Maple Blues Band - 2004
Chris Murphy, Pat Carey, Gary Kendall, Tom Bona,
Michael Fonfara. Chris Whiteley, Teddy Leonard, Al Lerman
photo credit - Rick Zolkower

Downchild Blues Band - 2004
Chuck Jackson, Michael Fonfara, Gary Kendall,
Don Walsh, Mike Fitzpatrick, Pat Carey
photo credit - Denise Grant

with Duke Robillard, Michael Fonfara  - Maple Blues Awards 2004
Courtesy of Eric Thom

Morgan Davis, Jack DeKyzer, Gary Kendall - Maple Blues Awards - 2004
Courtesy of Eric Thom

with Dawn Tyler Watson - Healey's - Toronto - 2002
Courtesy of Eric Thom

with Dutch Mason and Mark Bird Stafford
Silver Dollar - Toronto - March 18, 2000
photo credit - Barry Thompson

B.B. King and Downchild Blues Band
after our concert at Massey Hall, Toronto, March 29, 1999
Chuck Jackson, B. B. King, Michael Fonfara, Jim Casson, Donnie Walsh, Peter Jeffery, Pat Carey, Gary Kendall

Maple Blues Awards - 1999
Morgan Davis, Teddy Leonard, Chuck Jackson,
Gary Kendall, Pat Carey, Michael Pickett, Chris Murphy

Snooky Pryor @ The Silver Dollar Room, Toronto, 1994,
Bob Vespaziani drums, Gary Kendall bass.


Receiving Toronto Blues Society's "Blues With A Feeling" Award

Harbourfront Centre, Toronto, July 25, 1993,
Donnie Walsh, Tony Flaim, Cash Wall, Gary Kendall

 


The Kendall Wall Band w/ Snooky Pryor,
The Southern Comfort Blues Festival, The Black Swan, Toronto, early 90`s
Chris Burgess, Jeff Baker, Cash Wall, Snooky Pryor, Gary Kendall

with Big Jay MacNeely - Bermuda Onion - Toronto - early 1990's

Gary Kendall Promo Shot 1989
photo credit - Rick Zolkower

The Kendall Wall Band w/ Lovie Lee,
Downtown Browns, Toronto, late 80`s, Jeff Baker, Lovie Lee, Cash Wall, Gary Kendall

the Thunder Bay Cancer Society Fund Raiser late 1980's
Dr. Wayne Tanner, Phil Hordy, Paul Shaffer, Gary Kendall


Gary Kendall & Tony Flaim with The Kendall Wall Band

The Black Swan's Saturday Afternoon Blues Matinee - mid 1980`s


Kendall Wall Blues Band - mid 1980's
L-R  Jeff Baker, Teddy Leonard, Cash Wall, Gary Kendall

Pop The Gator - Kitchener - Kendall Wall Blues Band - mid 1980's

with Snooky Pryor backstage at Albert's Hall - Toronto -mid 1980's
courtesy of Showtime Archives

John Witmer, Gary Kendall - Downchild Blues Band -Edmonton 1982

Downchild
L-R Frank Russel, Donnie"Mr. Downchild"Walsh, Jane Vasey,
unknown fan, Tony Rondolone, Gary Kendall, Tony Flaim
Belleville Ont. 1980
photo courtesy of Art Theberge

Morgan Davis & The Catfish - 1978
l-r  Gary Kendall, Gene Taylor, Morgan, Gerald Beaston

Dollars - 1975
L-R  R.C. Peters, Ray Edge, Cash Wall, Gary Kendall,
Mike Bacon (chair) Mary Margarett O`Hara (front)

GK with The James Hartley Band, Greenwood Park, Toronto 1972

photo Eddy B


James Hartley Band - 1971
Hank Bull, Gary Kendall, James Hartley, Rick Thwaites

Mocking Bird
L-R  Dave Smyth, Gary Kendall, Jim Wragg, Paul Shaffer
Toronto Ont. 1970
photo by Wayne Tanner courtesy of Diane Gray

"Pearl As A Girl" 1969

The Shameful Minority - 1967
l-r Gary Kendall, Mark McCallum, Bob Kyrluk,
Jim Wragg, Dave Smyth (front)

The Countdowns - 1963
l-r Mel Shea, Gary Kendall, Larry Brown