Over the last forty years the legendary Commercial Hotel, Blues On Whyte has become a Mecca for blues lovers all over North America. A “home away from home” for veterans like Russell Jackson, Willie “Big Eyes” Smith and Sonny Rhodes, some tell of travelling 27 hours straight just to play “…the last one band six-nighter on the continent.”
One of the unique things about Blues On Whyte is the clientele, everyone from college students to blue collar workers, from bikers to barristers. You’ll find them all on unified ground where the common denominator is a love for the blues. Whether it be swinging Chicago-style or deep Mississippi Delta, you’ll find it all at the venerable Commercial Hotel, Blues On Whyte.